Granite Mountain Trail

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Backcountry Trail Run - Granite Mountain

Run through beautiful alpine meadows to a breathtaking view from this famous I-90 lookout!

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,800 ft
  • Pace: ~2mph up, ~3mph down

Meet at the Granite Mountain trailhead (Exit 47) at 7:30 am, ready to run! Northwest Forest or ATB pass required.

For a sunny Saturday morning, let's revisit my favorite mountain on I-90. We'll hike/jog up to the lookout. The route is essentially snow free. If folks are interested, we could explore the rock ridge (not running, but lots of fun!). We'll catch our breath, admire the views and grab a snack before running down the trail. This is a good way to practice your backcountry running skills on an otherwise front country trail.

We will be back to the cars around 11.

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Granite Mountain Trail


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