Needle Peak Climber's Log

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Fairweather - Oct 27, 2015 12:43 am Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2012

From Squaw Valley   Sucess!

Nice day. Didn't have it in me to continue to Lyons.


cab - Oct 5, 2015 11:57 am Date Climbed: Oct 3, 2015

From Granite Chief  Sucess!

2nd Peak of the day - Granite Chief, Needle, Lyon, Tinker Knob & Anderson.

Larry Laverty

Larry Laverty - May 30, 2015 2:40 am Date Climbed: May 29, 2015

Southeast Ridge  Sucess!

From Granite Chief. Circled around climber's left of pinnacle, then up from west ridge. Not a soul seen since passing the emigrant road monument. Patches of snow all along the ridge.

trexkerry - Oct 21, 2013 1:19 am Date Climbed: Oct 12, 2013

Granite/Needle/Lyon from Squaw Valley

Fun traverse of Granite Chief, Needle Peak and Lyon Peak from the firehouse trailhead in Squaw Valley. Trip report at

A Bit

A Bit - Nov 8, 2009 7:18 pm Date Climbed: Nov 4, 2009

From Granite Chief  Sucess!

A nice traverse from Granite Chief & on the way to Lyons Peak.


fedak - Jul 20, 2009 1:38 pm Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2009

Traverse from Granite Chief  Sucess!

Hot summer afternoon, with Granite Chief and Lyons

Pics are here.


BCL - Feb 11, 2008 4:44 am Date Climbed: Feb 10, 2008

From Granite Chief  Sucess!

Traverse from Granite Chief.


derbilly - Aug 21, 2007 9:46 pm Date Climbed: Oct 4, 2003

From Granite Chief  Sucess!

Enjoyable fall hike including Granite Chief, Needle and Lyons.

Bob Burd

Bob Burd - Jul 17, 2007 10:58 am Date Climbed: Mar 14, 2004

From Squaw Valley  Sucess!

A winter visit with Matthew to Granite Chief, then on to Needle and Lyon Peaks. Trip Report


McCannster - Jul 17, 2007 1:54 am Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2007

Needle Peak  Sucess!

Walked from Squaw Valley, over Granite Chief, along the ridge to Needle Peak and Lyon Peak by myself. You wouldn't know it from Squaw, but the ridge seems real remote. Good weather, quite windy, nice views. Could see Lassen!

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