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Granite Mountain Trail #1016

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A beautiful hike with stunning views!


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2.8

Miles

4.4

KM

Point to Point

5,592' 1,704 m

High

2,532' 772 m

Low

3,060' 933 m

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Down

21%

Avg Grade (12°)

48%

Max Grade (26°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Fall Colors · Views

Description

This hike provides amazing views of Snoqualmie Pass as well as Mt. Rainier, Mt. Adams, and Mt Stuart. It is fairly long and steep, and there isn't any water along the trail, so be sure to bring plenty along.

The hike is steep and very exposed, so it is best done in the spring and fall.

Start out at the Pratt Lake Trailhead and continue on the trail for a little over a mile until you come to a junction. Follow the sign to Granite Mountain.

There is one toilet available at the trailhead. Be sure to get to the parking lot early since this is a popular trail.

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Shared By:

Mark Davidson

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Granite Mt fire lookout
May 5, 2015 near Riverbend, WA
Rainbow cloud over Rainier
Jun 4, 2018 near Riverbend, WA
Granite Mountain Lookout.
May 2, 2017 near Riverbend, WA
The fire lookout at the top of Granite Mountain - look for the box with the notebook to sign (or bring a new one to start)
Jun 21, 2016 near Riverbend, WA
Granite Mountain is aptly named for its large scree field at top. Don't be fooled, this view takes 30-45 min on a nice day!
Jun 21, 2016 near Riverbend, WA
A nice spot to rest on Granite Mt.
May 5, 2015 near Riverbend, WA

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Nov 20, 2019
Dan Hanus
Time for the big epic hike up to the lookout!
Nov 3, 2019
Bri Rohrig
Sep 4, 2019
Scott Lane
Aug 25, 2019
Rachel Forney
Aug 18, 2019
Chelsea Hillis
9.4mi — 5h 27m
Aug 3, 2019
Alexander Tolstoy
Jul 25, 2019
Bethany V
Jul 5, 2019
Jon Herrmann