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A portion of the Cowiche Mountain West Trail to the summit.


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1.6

Miles

2.5

KM

Point to Point

2,956' 901 m

High

2,184' 666 m

Low

772' 235 m

Up

0' 0 m

Down

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

21%

Max Grade (12°)

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Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

No motorized vehicles or mountain bikes.

Description

This is the upper segment connecting to the Lower Cowiche Mountain West trail, and to the summit of Cowiche Mountain. After taking the doubletrack trail of the Lower portion, hikers will transition to a singletrack-type trail as they continue on to the summit. You'll need to be a bit more careful with your footing, but the surrounding wilderness makes up for it.

The trail travels through a typical Shrub-Steppe landscape offering better views of the surrounding valley and Cascade Mountains as the altitude changes. Be sure to take a moment to appreciate the beautiful vistas provided by the peak before moving on to your descent.

From the top, you can turn back the way you came, or take the Cowiche Mountain East Trail down to extend the day, and take in another of Snow Mountain Ranch's great trails.

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Shared By:

Thoralf Gamlem

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Photos

Spectacular wildflowers going up Cowiche Mountain.
Nov 13, 2015 near Tieton, WA
View of hikers travelling through the native grasses of our Shrub-Steppe.
Nov 13, 2015 near Tieton, WA
A winter view toward the Cascade Mountains.
Nov 13, 2015 near Tieton, WA
Looking at Rainier from the west trail.
Nov 28, 2016 near Tieton, WA

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