West Tiger # 3 via Cable Line Trail

HARD 26 reviews

West Tiger # 3 via Cable Line Trail is a 4.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Issaquah, Washington that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and snowshoeing and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

4.5 miles 2034 feet Out & Back

dogs on leash

hiking

snowshoeing

trail running

forest

views

rocky

An alternative trail to the summit of West Tiger summit #3, this trail follows the buried power lines straight up to the summit. The West Tiger Cable line is the steep way to the summit of West Tiger mountain #3, climbing 2000 feet in just under 1.5 miles.

2 days ago

No viewpoint but good conditioning hike

trail running
5 days ago

I did this trail last weekend, and it wasn't as hard as I thought it would be. There really aren't any great viewpoints but I just wanted to do a good conditioning hike/run and this was perfect. I highly recommend traction for when you get higher up, due to the ice. I can't wait to come back and see how many times I can do this trail in one day. My only complaint is the road to the trailhead- way too many pot holes. Next time I am going to park on the side of the road and start at the high point Way trailhead.

hiking
20 days ago

Didn't realize how hard the incline was the first 2 miles in! The top was snowy and beautiful. Very very icy as you reach the top. Great weather.

1 month ago

uphill battle

hiking
1 month ago

Steep, wet & not crowded Great workout! Make sure to bring an extra pair of shoes & socks because when you finish, you'll be a little muddy this time of year. Trail traces a cable line buried underground & is used by DNR. Not a lot to see. Typical trees & ferns but there is a stream at the beginning right now.

2 months ago

hard!

2 months ago

This is a perfect workout and quick hike. Fresh air and straight up!

hiking
5 months ago

It's a darn good cardio workout! I didn't have poles but I could've used them for this. Definitely a great hike though. Very peaceful and rewarding.

5 months ago

It was solid. Went gearless, but would recommend poles for the Cable portion of the hike.

Good views to the East. Decent views to the Northwest at the top of the peaks.

hiking
5 months ago

The Cable was tough, beautiful and very rewarding. Exactly what I was hoping for!

hiking
5 months ago

It was hard hiked but good for cardio and of course it's always beautiful to be out.

hiking
6 months ago

The hike was very good. Ideal for a 2.5-3 hour hike up and back down. The end is a bit steep, but overall a very good hike.

7 months ago

8 months ago

Boring... Crowded

hiking
9 months ago

Best hike to train for The Enchantments. Very steep and a lot of loose rocks.

9 months ago

I was a very exhausting hike and a workout.

10 months ago

11 months ago

1 year ago

1 year ago

Steep uphill, took the switchbacks coming down since it was dark but we all had headlamps. Used for marathon strength training.