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Lower Cowiche Mountain West

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Snow Mountain Ranch; a portion of the Cowiche Mountain West Trail to the summit.


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1.1

Miles

1.8

KM

91%

Runnable

2,186' 666 m

High

1,868' 569 m

Low

317' 97 m

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0' 0 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

11%

Max Grade (6°)

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Features Birding · Wildflowers · Wildlife

No motorized vehicles or mountain bikes.

Description

This trail segment is a part of the Cowiche Mountain West Trail at Snow Mountain Ranch. The Cowiche Mountain West Trail starts from the parking lot and proceeds along the Entry Trail, the Meadow Trail, Lower Cowiche Mountain West Trail, and Upper Cowiche Mountain West Trail to the summit. The trail travels through an interesting Shrub-Steppe landscape offering better views of the surrounding valley and Cascade Mountains as the altitude changes.

Flora & Fauna

Elk, deer, coyotes, and butterflies in their remarkable Shrub-Steppe habitat.

Contacts

Shared By:

Thoralf Gamlem

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Photos

A winter view toward the Cascade Mountains.
Nov 13, 2015 near Tieton, WA
The abundant wildflowers share the stage with Cowiche Mountain.
Nov 13, 2015 near Tieton, WA
Crossing the riparian meadow which is under restoration with native grasses.
Nov 13, 2015 near Tieton, WA
The trail heads next to river flowing on an ancient lava bed.
Apr 23, 2017 near Tieton, WA

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