Day Hike - Granite Creek Trail


Day Hike - Granite Creek Trail

Tacoma CHS hike

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.9 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,270 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 3,223 ft
  • Pace: 2.0 mph

Meet time 7:30 am at the Granite creek trailhead, ready to hike at 7:45. We will have a quick briefing and then head to the trail.  More info will be send to participants 48 hours before the event. 

Trip will initially open to Tacoma Branch Conditioning Hiking Students.  Trip will open for registration to all Mountaineers, based on availability, 7-10 days prior to date of the hike.


Granite Creek Trail

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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