Seattle Explorers Hike

Youth activity: Explorers

Seattle Explorers Hike - Cougar Mountain Loop

Seattle Explorers will hike and engage in a Washington Trails Association run stewardship project on Cougar Mountain.

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  • Sun, Nov 8, 2015
  • Seattle Youth Outreach Committee
  • Youth, Explorers
  • Youth
  • Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,100 ft

Meet at the program center for carpools at 7:30 on 11/8.  You can also meet us at the trail head at 8:30:  From I-90: Take Exit 13 and drive south on Lakemont Blvd SE for 2.5 miles. Turn left on SE Cougar Mountain Way for 0.6 miles and then right on 166th Way SE. Follow 166th to its end (0.7 mi). On the right is the Sky Country Trailhead parking lot. (Driving time from Seattle: approximately 30 minutes.)

Seattle Explorers will hike and engage in a Washington Trails Association run stewardship project on Cougar Mountain.   See the project description here:  Explorers Work Party 11/8

Route/Place

Cougar Mountain Loop


Roster
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

All volunteers MUST be wearing:

  • Work gloves
  • Long pants
  • Adequate boots for foot protection
  • A day pack to carry your personal gear

In addition, we RECOMMEND:

  • Eye protection (such as glasses, sunglasses, or safety glasses)
  • Long-sleeved shirt

Please BRING:

  • Lunch
  • Plenty of water
  • Rain gear / Cold-weather gear
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