Granite Creek Trail


Day Hike - Granite Lakes via Granite Creek

Challenging hike with spikes, to two lovely frozen lakes through a Winter Wonderland of fresh snow.

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  • Moderate
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,810 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 3,100 ft
  • Pace: 2.0 mph

9:00 AM at the Granite Creek TH on the Middle Fork Snoqualmie Road.  Discover Pass Required.

Covid-19---We will follow all of the Mountaineers' Covid-19 Protocol. Please bring a cloth face mask and hand sanitizer.  We will wear our masks when within 6' of others.

This will be a snowy hike up a lovely valley with views of surrounding peaks. Microspikes, gaiters and two trekking poles are required.  There are several creek crossings, some maybe tricking and get your boots wet. Bring some extra socks. Expecting 8 to 10" of fresh snow the two days before our trip.  Participants must be okay with hiking through up to a foot of fresh snow.  It should be beau---tiful.


Granite Creek Trail

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
  • Extra socks
  • Gaiters
  • Two Trekking poles
  • Microspikes
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