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Cable Line Trail

Issaquah Alps > Tiger Mountain
47.5296, -121.9844 Map & Directions
Length
3.0 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
2022 feet
Highest Point
2522 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Moderate
  • Dogs allowed on leash

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What a workout! The Cable Line Trail on Tiger Mountain is not for the weak of heart, nor the weak of knees. A steep, slippery incline awaits you here, up to the summit of West Tiger 3. Continue reading

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Hiking Cable Line Trail

What a workout! The Cable Line Trail on Tiger Mountain is not for the weak of heart, nor the weak of knees. A steep, slippery incline awaits you here, climbing over 2,000 feet in just 1.5 miles to the summit of West Tiger 3.

True to its name, an old cable line is occasionally visible in ground as hikers trudge to the top.

This is a great hike for training purposes, and loop options abound. Do an out and back hike, or break off to the West Tiger Railroad Grate Trail, the Section Line Trail, West Tiger 2, or join up with the Tiger Mountain Trail.

Cable Line Trail

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.5296, -121.9844 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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WTA Pro Tip: Save a copy of our directions before you leave! App-based driving directions aren't always accurate and data connections may be unreliable as you drive to the trailhead.

Getting There

driving directions

From Seattle: Take exit 20 and then turn right onto the frontage road paralleling the interstate. In just under 0.5 mile the road ends at a gate. The gate opens daily, though it is closed and locked at 7:00 PM. The Cable Line Trailhead is to your left, a couple hundred feet before reaching the gate.

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This trailhead is accessible by bus! Plan your visit by bus using TOTAGO.

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Issaquah Alps > Tiger Mountain

Washington State Department of Natural Resources

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