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Gombu Wilderness Cliffs

Issaquah Alps


Issaquah Alps -- Cougar Mountain
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2.6 miles, roundtrip



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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

Co-ordinates: 47.5143, -122.0910 Open map in new window


Issaquah Alps -- Cougar Mountain

Wilderness Cliffs (#COUGAR-E5)

King County Parks

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Guidebooks & Maps

National Geographic Issaquah Alps Mount Si 824

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.

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