Cable Line Trail to West Tiger #3
Cable Line Trail to West Tiger #3 is a 4.8 km out and back hike in Tiger Mountain State Forest. This trail takes a direct approach to the West Tiger #3 ascent. If you’re wanting to shorten your hike and are prepared to sacrifice the comfort of switchbacks for it, take this ascent. You can also mix and match the trails on the Cable Line Loop. This trail is also popular with wildlife enthusiasts, who have spotted everything from owls to bears in the trees.
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Route Description for Cable Line Trail to West Tiger #3
Cable Line Trail to West Tiger #3 goes nearly straight up the mountain, making it the most direct but steepest way up. This trail is hard but not overly challenging, making it a go-to conditioning hike. The proximity to Seattle also draws lots of visitors on nice weekends.
Begin from the road. It’s essentially a straight shot up Cable Line, making navigation at the junctions easy. The climb is consistent and fairly steep for the majority of the trail. The last 100 m of the hike flattens out slightly.
At the top of West Tiger, look out over the surrounding mountains and forest. Look for Mount Rainier and Mount Si. The summit isn’t especially large, but there’s enough room to rest a while before retracing your steps.
Getting to the Cable Line Trail to West Tiger #3 Trailhead
The trailhead for Cable Line Trail to West Tiger #3 is on SE 79th Street off I-90.
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