Granite Mountain is a basic Washington State typical peak with a trail that climbs through forest and meadows above treeline to a fire lookout. It is located in the Snoqualmie River Valley east of Seattle and is visible from Interstate 90 which provides easy access to the trailhead. Winter months make it an avalanche hotspot with a history of fatalities.
|Best months for climbing:||May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep|
|Nearest major airport:||Seatac International Airport|
|Convenient Center:||North Bend|
Thanks to Max Karren for adding this peak.
There are 3 trip reports for Granite Mountain.
- Log #17810 - by Derek on Oct 09, 2004Great day hike. Make sure you wear good shoes because I had blisters all over my feet. I have climbed Mount Si, Mount Ellinor and Tiger Mountain this one is the best.
- Log #17811 - by Ben Kunz on June 03, 2004June 2004 - reached summit at 9pm (after work climb). Full moon bivy and 5am sunset to write home about!
- Log #17812 - by Max Karren on Dec 22, 2002This was the first peak of its type I ever climbed. Since we hike it in winter, we were forced to use ice axes, and after reaching the top at over 5000 feet we took the liberty of glissading down an...