Hiking in the Issaquah Alps

The Issaquah Alps is a great hiking destination for residents of Seattle, Washington as this area is not far from the city. The unofficial term “Issaquah Alps” refers to the region comprised of Tiger Mountain, Cougar Mountain, Squak Mountain and Rattlesnake Ridge.

Get inspired to go hiking in the Issaquah Alps with this collection of hiking guides and articles.

WTA Work Party at Soaring Eagle Regional Park

WTA Work Party at Soaring Eagle Regional Park

Thinking about volunteering? Learn more about Washington Trail Association volunteer opportunities. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about doing...

Exploring Cougar Mountain in the Issaquah Alps

Exploring Cougar Mountain in the Issaquah Alps

6.4 Miles 1095 feet elevation gain During our recent heat wave, I decided to hit the trails early for another midweek hike. This time I headed to...

Poo Poo Point Chirico Trail: Issaquah’s Best Workout

Poo Poo Point Chirico Trail: Issaquah’s Best Workout

Poo Poo Point is a beloved hiking destination for Seattle residents. Located on the west side of Tiger Mountain only 30 minutes from the city, the...

Tiger Mountain Trail – Poo Poo Point Trail Loop

Tiger Mountain Trail – Poo Poo Point Trail Loop

11 Miles 2500 Feet Elevation Gain 30 lb backpack Yesterday, I felt recovered enough from The Sick to go on a hike.  I've been on some easy walks...

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Hi, I'm Unicorn!

I am an avid hiker, traveler, and adventurer who is on the mission to explore hiking trails around the world.  I’m also obsessed with National Parks, long-distance trails and other outdoorsy things.

I hope to share this knowledge with you and inspire you to explore new hiking trails too!