Seattle MAC - Trip TBD

Youth activity: Mountaineers Adventure Club

Seattle MAC - Trip TBD - West Granite

West Granite is an unnamed peak 5,566 feet tall and a half mile northwest of Granite Mountain. There are several scramble routes up West Granite, leaving from the Granite Mountain trailhead or from the Talapus Lake trailhead.

  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,737 ft
  • 4 (8 capacity)
  • 1 (2 capacity)
  • FULL (2 capacity)
  • Cancellation & Refund Policy

All cars will meet at the Granite Mountain Trailhead by 7:45am and start hiking at 8. 

Here is the link for Carpool signup. If you plan on driving separately, please offer open seats to other students.

Must have a Northwest Forest Pass for parking.

Trip Sheet


Weather Forecasts: Wunderground, NOAA

Please reach out to with any questions.


West Granite

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Snowshoes
  • Leather hiking boots for snow.
  • Gaiters
  • Microspikes
  • Hiking poles
  • Layers to be comfortable in snow and temperatures around 30 degrees 
    • 3 pairs of gloves/mittens and a warm hat
  • Strong sunglasses (goggles if  you have them)
  • Sunscreen
  • Chemical hand warmers
  • Lunch, snacks, and 2 liters of liquid
    • a thermos of hot tea or soup is optimal
  • They should bring any avy gear they own and know how to operate (shovel, probe, and beacon).
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