Granite Mountain Trail


Day Hike - Granite Mountain Trail

Granite Mountain Trail is a nice summertime hike in the Snoqualmie Pass area with spectacular views from the top. This is a mentored hike for Bob McFarland.

  • Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,800 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,629 ft
  • Pace: 2mph

8am at North Bend Park & Ride (, or 8:45am at the trailhead (  Parking is very limited at the trailhead.  A Northwest Forest Pass is required for each vehicle.

We will follow the summer day hike route.  The snow at the top should be gone and some wildflowers should be in bloom.  We'll maintain a steady pace and  stop briefly when needed for snacks, drinks or gear changes.  We can enjoy lunch and the view at the top.


Granite Mountain 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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