CHS Alumni Hike - Tiger Mountain Trail

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series Alumni

CHS Alumni Hike - Tiger Mountain Trail

Resolving to hike more in the New Year? Get started with this out-and-back, 6 mile total trek to Murat's Bridge - an engineering marvel on the TMT!

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,000 ft
  • Pace: 2.0 mph

Leave from the Green Lake Park and Ride at 7:30 AM or meet at the High Point aka Tradition Plateau  Trail Head, exit 20 off of I-90  at 8:00 AM.  A Discovery Pass will be needed for those driving to the  trail head.

This hike will go along the TMT through  a mossy coniferous forest and large ferns with a destination of point of the Murat's hiking bridge.  This  bridge was constructed in 2015 after two previous bridges had been destroyed in the past 50 years by "100 year storms".

Lunch or snack afterwards will be at Garlic Crush, a Mediteranean food restaurant in Issaquah.

Route/Place

Tiger Mountain Trail


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT - Ten Essential Systems

  1. Navigation (map & compass)
  2. Sun protection (sunglasses & sunscreen)
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination (headlamp/flashlight)
  5. First-aid supplies
  6. Fire (waterproof matches/lighter/candle)
  7. Repair kit and tools
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter (tent/plastic tube tent/garbage bag)
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