CHS 2 Hike - Granite Lakes via Granite Creek

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Granite Lakes via Granite Creek

A steady hike to a nice lake in the Middle Fork region. CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph)

Info
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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,270 ft
  • Pace: 2.0-3.0. mph

8am at Granite Creek Trailhead

Discover Pass required

The trail will have snow at the upper sections; microspikes and poles are highly recommended. Sections of trail may also be muddy or wet, and you should consider wearing gaiters if you have them.

Please remember to follow all of the required COVID protocols. You must have the required face covering (mask, neck gaiter, bandana) and hand sanitizer in your possession to participate in this hike. The face covering must be able to cover the mouth and nose when we pass close to others. Be prepared to step off the trail or turn outward when passing other hikers and maintain social distancing. Carpooling is limited to household members.

Route/Place

Granite Creek Trail


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Ten Essential Systems

  1. Navigation (map & compass)
  2. Sun protection (sunglasses & sunscreen)
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination (headlamp/flashlight)
  5. First-aid supplies
  6. Fire (waterproof matches/lighter/candle)
  7. Repair kit and tools
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter (tent/plastic tube tent/garbage bag)
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