Granite Mountain (Snoqualmie) Climber's Log

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MAero - Jun 24, 2012 9:50 pm Date Climbed: Jun 24, 2012

Cloudy training hike  Sucess!

Fun hike - avy debris still covering the trail but easy the rest of the way.


sgiles - Apr 13, 2012 3:04 pm Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2011

Fun hike  Sucess!

fun little hike

Jake Robinson

Jake Robinson - Mar 19, 2012 2:28 am Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2011

Summer snow  Sucess!

Great hike with a good amount of snow from about the 5000' level and up. Large cornices were still around near the lookout tower.


LuminousAphid - Mar 12, 2012 5:41 pm Date Climbed: May 30, 2009

Granite Mountain  Sucess!

Good training/fitness peak

Josh Lewis

Josh Lewis - Oct 9, 2011 3:39 am Date Climbed: Oct 8, 2011

Fall Colors  Sucess!

Fall Colors are starting to show up there.


dan-o - Aug 12, 2011 4:37 pm Date Climbed: Dec 24, 2004

Granite  Sucess!

Great winter hike with excellent glissading.

fredzurensick - Aug 4, 2011 1:49 pm

Great Hike  Sucess!

I've been up Granite many times in many seasons. Summer is too hot and crowded, winter requires snowshoes (ugh), spring has high avalanche danger, so my favorite time to climb is september. Less people and plenty of blueberries!


snowclimber12 - Apr 11, 2011 12:20 am Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2010

great views  Sucess!

really fun hike steep and short and amazing views of the cascades all around on a clear day, fun to do a ski descent on too


juneauhiker - Apr 4, 2011 11:41 am

Winter ski  Sucess!

Stayed to climbers left of the avalanche gully up and down.


belowfellow - Feb 16, 2011 4:36 pm Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2008

year-round  Sucess!

I have been up Granite in all seasons. Winter is definitely my favorite.


Kyle22 - Feb 15, 2011 2:45 pm Date Climbed: May 10, 2010

Fun Hike  Sucess!

Nice big rocks to scramble around when nearing the summit.


CzechMark - Jan 20, 2011 1:16 am

First Time  Sucess!

Very nice walk up. Good elevation gain and spectacular views.

Josh Lewis

Josh Lewis - Jan 12, 2011 5:12 pm Date Climbed: Dec 21, 2010

Standard Trail  Sucess!

A fun winter hike up.

Snidely Whiplash

Snidely Whiplash - Jan 4, 2011 3:41 pm Date Climbed: Oct 17, 1988

All kinds of different routes  Sucess!

This mountain can be climbed from just about any direction. A great early season conditioner, or a great late-season berry-fest. Avoid on hot summer days.


HiT - Dec 30, 2010 3:25 pm Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2010

Cookies!  Sucess!

This was the second hike for my birthday weekend. Hot day, minimal snow. I met a ranger that was stationed that day named Susan. Awesome lady! She says that she normally has homemade cookies that she gives the hikers but unfortunately did not have any that day. So, when you go up, be sure to meet the ranger in case it is Susan!


ExcitableBoy - Dec 28, 2010 9:11 am

Multiple times  Sucess!

This is my favorite hike close to Seattle. Much, much nicer than Mt Si with pretty heather meadows and a nice, rocky ridge one can scramble to the summit if mere walking is not enough of an adventure. This was the mountain that got me into climbing. I have ran, hiked, and skiied it many times since.

Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - Dec 21, 2010 6:55 pm Date Climbed: Dec 21, 2010

Winter solstice ascent...followed standard trail  Sucess!

Climbed on winter solstice and got great weather. Avalanche conditions were extreamly low and the snow conditions were fantastic. Despite this we still took the longer route and followed the standard way up. Great climb in the winter!


breauxtrahn - Dec 8, 2010 9:28 pm Date Climbed: Jan 30, 2007

Only with snow  Sucess!

Did it first in January '07 then in March '10. Crazy glissading.

Mike Lewis

Mike Lewis - Nov 4, 2010 12:17 am Date Climbed: Nov 3, 2010

Punchy Crust  Sucess!

Punched giant holes in a snowy crust after 5,000', crawling in certain places to stay afloat. Barely made it. Great views. Today was the hottest day for November 3 in Seattle on record at 74 degrees.


Arkitekt - Jul 18, 2010 5:21 pm Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2010

USGS Summit Marker Missing!  Sucess!

Started at the trailhead at about 7:30. Got to the top in about 2 hours 20 minutes and was disappointed to find that their were 2 reference pegs fro the true summit marker but the actual one was missing with a suspicious hole in a rock located where it should have been. Some Vandal must have a nice souvenir.
Aside from that The view was excellent Hiking above the clouds for the majority of the above tree line meadow. Even noticed a female deer chomping away at some of the sub alpine foliage.

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