CHS 2 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Granite Lakes via Granite Creek

Join us for a hike along Granite Creek which courses through the gorge between Mailbox Peak and Russian Butte. Our turnaround point will be Granite Lake. We may have snow for the last bit, so please bring spikes and poles!

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.8 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,270 ft
  • Pace: 2.0-3.0 mph

Meet at the Granite Creek Trailhead with boots on the trail by 8:45.   Discover Pass required.  

WTA Hike Description:

More details will be emailed to registered participants and to those waitlisted a few days before the hike.


Granite Creek Trail

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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