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West Tiger 2

Issaquah Alps


Issaquah Alps -- Tiger Mountain
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7.8 miles, roundtrip


Gain: 2300 ft.
Highest Point: 2757 ft.


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West Tiger 2 is a peak located in Tiger Mountain State Forest. This destination can be reached through a variety of trail connections allowing you to build your own hike. You can create several different loops incorporating one or more of the peaks Tigers1, 2 and 3. This is trail will get your heart rate up as you climb through the trees to the peek-a-boo views at the top.

One popular option is to start at the High Point Trailhead. Follow signs for West Tiger Mountain. Head toward West Tiger #3. You’ll start on a wide, flat, gravel trail for the first third of a mile, then begin gaining elevation at a steady pace. Once you get to the top of Tiger 3 keep going forward and up on to Tiger 2. You can either start down to close your loop. Or if you still have energy take the steep gravel road over to Tiger 1 for what some say is the best view from West Tiger.


West Tiger 2

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Co-ordinates: 47.5305, -121.9791 Open map in new window


Issaquah Alps -- Tiger Mountain

Washington State Department of Natural Resources

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Guidebooks & Maps

National Geographic Issaquah Alps Mount Si 824

Getting There

driving directions

From Seattle I-90 take exit 20 east. Turn right off the interstate and an immediate left. If the gate is closed choose a place to park off the side of the road paralleling the interstate.

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Take the bus to the trailhead! Plan your trip by bus using TOTAGO.

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