West Granite


Winter Scramble - West Granite

Nice loop trip near Snoqualmie Pass

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  • Sat, Jan 7, 2017
  • Seattle Alpine Scrambling Subcommittee - Winter Scrambling
  • Scrambling
  • Adults
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,737 ft

Meet at the Issaquah Transit Center parking garage NE corner at 6:45 AM

We will park at the Pratt Lake / Granite Mtn trailhead, (or as close to it as we can get).  We will then hike 3/4 the way to Olallie Lake, then leave the trail and snowshoe up into the basin south of West Granite, then up to the summit.  We will descend via the SW slopes or the south ridge, then follow the Olallie Trail back to the cars.


West Granite

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Microspikes (but will leave in cars if the trail is not icy).
  • MSR Snowshoes are required
  • Ice Axe
  • Mountaineering Boots

Check with leader for any additional group gear or required equipment specific to trip location

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