Views from Poo Poo point. Snow on the TMT and West Tiger 3. A great last hike of 2012.
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Mountaineers hike on West Tiger Mountain. The loop starts at High Point TH and runs via the (1) Bus Tr, (2) Gas Line Tr, (3) Poo Poo Point Tr, (4) One View Tr, (5) Tiger Mountain TR to West Tiger 3, and (6) descent via West Tiger 3 Tr. Optional side trip to Poo Poo Point. Snow on the Tiger Mountain Trail nearly the entire way to West Tiger 3. Foot traction recommended.
Participants include Nicole Hansen (leader), Alexandra Perkins, Louise Kornreich, Richard DuBois, Jo Brown, Carla Melody Reynolds and Scott Papa.
Reference: Green Trails Tiger Mountain, No 204S. Day Hiking: Snoqualmie Region, by Dan A. Nelson and Alan L. Bauer, No. 10 West Tiger 3.
From I-90 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. Park outside the gate if you’ll be returning late in the day. Otherwise, continue another 0.4 mile to the Tradition Plateau trailhead.
Trailhead GPS coordinates (47.5296,-121.9956)
Discover Pass required.
9.5 miles, 2548 ft. gain, 5 hrs 10 min.