Day Hike - Granite Mountain

Let's get a workout while admiring the fall colors!

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  • Very Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,800 ft

9:30a Preston Park and Ride.  (Exit 22 on I-90)

Be prepared for a strenuous hike.  If the weather is clear, we'll have great fall colors and views from the lookout.  The upper portion of the trail is somewhat rough.  Bring rain gear and lunch.  Trekking poles recommended.


Granite Mountain

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

A 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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