Granite Creek Trail


Day Hike - Granite Lakes via Granite Creek

Pretty lakes and the initial trail along the creek is very pleasing.

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  • Moderate
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,810 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 3,300 ft
  • Pace: 1.75-2.00 MPH, no maximum

7:45 at the Preston (exit 22) park and ride. 

There was no snow on December 8th. There could be snow when we hike, I'll keep you posted. 


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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