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Kyle Bissellnice summer afternoon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2007

Kyle Bissell

Beautiful hike with wildflowers abound. Grade was steepish but very consistent
Posted Jan 12, 2009 8:16 pm

Curtissimolove this hike!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 29, 1996

Curtissimo

first of many hikes up here. classic hike has a different face each season of the year.
Posted Dec 8, 2008 9:17 pm

DrunkcaballoInteresting Trip
Date Climbed: Sep 16, 2007

Drunkcaballo

Climbed up the Avalanche chute. There was a dusting of snow near the summit. Great views of Ranier. I came back off the mountain to find my truck broken into though.
Posted Oct 15, 2008 12:17 am

Justin PucciGranite Mountain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2008

Justin Pucci

This mountain is just great! My wife and I had been planning on heading up Granite Mountain when the huckleberries were at their peak and, while they weren't everywhere on our hike, we did find some decent patches. We passed a hiker on the way up who had said that he saw a bear eating berries on the upper slopes. By the time we got there, we could not see the bear. Oh well, more berries for me! The alpine meadows above the treeline are absolutely beautiful and give such an airy feel to the hike. The last half of a mile to the summit lookout is quite a great bit of scenery too. When we got to the lookout, there were two rangers who had been tracking the bear since earlier in the day. The views were beautiful all around and it was great to stop for some hard-earned lunch before heading back down. This was definitely a worthwhile outing!
Posted Sep 29, 2008 7:53 pm

bmwboarder7Good Night Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2008

bmwboarder7

Left at 1:30am and speed hiked to catch up to my buddies. We made it to the top by 4am and had a little bit of time before the sunrise, which was absolutely beautiful. Even hiked by just the moonlight for the meadow section. Saw two bears in different areas while coming down in the morning. A great way to climb this one, as we also realized we escaped the majority of the mosquitos and heat. There also was somebody sleeping in the tower at top... which we discovered at about 4am. Oops. Overall very amazing hike though.
Posted Aug 17, 2008 2:42 pm

cthomsontrail run  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2008

cthomson

This was my trail run, and qute a run it was. Spent quite a bit of time walking due to the elevation change, but still managed to make it to the top in about an hour. Overcast the whole way until the ridge, where there was nothing but blue skies! Will be back!
Posted Jul 21, 2008 12:57 am

wildstarMain Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2008

wildstar

Great views and a fun hike. Climbed with Jon and Marcus.
Posted Jul 11, 2008 5:26 pm

Dan WinterGood Granite!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 27, 2008

Dan Winter

A fun trip with the Seattle Mountaineers.I have climbed this mountain about 5 times by several routes in all seasons.By far the funnest summit was with my 8 month old daughter on 7/18/09
Posted May 15, 2008 9:43 am

lukicGood training hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 7, 2008

lukic

I really wish that they left the lookout unlocked. It would have been nice to eat lunch out of the wind.
Posted May 7, 2008 8:45 pm

BKWNice Climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 27, 2007

BKW

Did this one while my wife was getting her nails done in North Bend. I had to run a good portion of it. Nice climb with plenty of snow on top. Good views.
Posted Apr 4, 2008 6:59 pm

Andy DeweyFun Winter Climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 25, 2008

Andy Dewey

Combined with Tusk O Granite and Pratt Mtn. Great trip, nice views and an awesome day.
Posted Mar 21, 2008 1:40 pm

ecobikerCloudy Mist  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2007
Although the climb went well, the entire peak was whited out all day. No views from the top and most of the flowers had already passed their prime. Cold wet trip in July. What a bummer. But we still had a good time and were glad to be outside.
Posted Mar 3, 2008 8:37 pm

gimpilatorFall Colors  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 13, 2007

gimpilator

Nice to be back. Gareth and I made it up in 2:06. Lots of nice colors this time of year.
Posted Oct 13, 2007 7:28 pm

Doehlegood fun  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2007

Doehle

Nice trip up, had a twisted ankle on the way down. Still a good day
Posted Sep 20, 2007 1:09 pm

Casey BatesNo views...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 18, 2007

Casey Bates

...but no people either and plenty of berries.
Posted Sep 18, 2007 9:58 pm

EastKingAbove the Clouds  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2007

EastKing

Trip report and photos will be forthcoming very soon. I will say that the trip up this mountain was awesome!!!
Posted Sep 17, 2007 1:46 am

TheBootfitterBeautiful Labor Day!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2007

TheBootfitter

What an incredible day! A lot of blue sky with clouds scattered around the horizon. Peek-a-boo views of Rainier and Adams and good views of Glacier Peak. Went with two friends. Carried a 30-lb pack for "training" and enjoyed a glass of wine on top. Made it up in just over 2:30. Fun hike!
Posted Sep 7, 2007 3:31 pm

RedwicTwo Summits, One Morning!!!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2007

Redwic

Awesome views and a highly recommended hike. I was surprised that the Lookout was actually open. I summitted Granite Mountain after I had summitted nearby Pratt Mountain earlier that same morning.
Posted Aug 19, 2007 5:39 pm

HotfeetA fantastic day!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2007

Hotfeet

What an awesome day! Beautiful weather and fantastic views near and far! A must do Washington climb!
Posted Jul 28, 2007 9:12 pm

cp0915trail from I-90  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2007

cp0915

The final hurrah of a great week of hiking and climbing in the Cascades. 5 peaks, over 17,000 feet of gain - good times, despite the near-constant rain all week.
Posted Jul 22, 2007 5:20 am

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