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Gombu Wilderness Cliffs

Issaquah Alps > Cougar Mountain
47.5143, -122.0910 Map & Directions
Length
2.2 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
848 feet
Highest Point
1639 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Easy/Moderate
  • Mountain views
  • Summits

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None

A hike named after Nawang Gombu, Jim Whittaker's partner in his first ascent of Everest. Connect it with the Whittaker Wilderness Peak trail for a long loop with historical significance. Continue reading

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Hiking Gombu Wilderness Cliffs

A hike named after Nawang Gombu, Jim Whittaker's partner in his first ascent of Everest. Connect it with the Whittaker Wilderness Peak trail for a long loop with historical significance, or continue into the park and explore many other trails in this area near Issaquah.

Gombu Wilderness Cliffs

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.5143, -122.0910 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None

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

From I-90, take Exit 15 and drive south on highway 900 for a little over 3 miles. Look for the trailhead sign and an asphalt driveway that goes uphill to the right.

More Hike Details

Trailhead

Issaquah Alps > Cougar Mountain

Wilderness Cliffs (#COUGAR-E5)

King County Parks

Guidebooks & Maps

National Geographic Issaquah Alps Mount Si 824

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