Ascent of Granite Mountain on 2013-07-04

Climber: Kyle Bretherton

Date:Thursday, July 4, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Granite Mountain
    Elevation:5629 ft / 1715 m

Ascent Trip Report

Went up Granite Mountain today with family. The ridge is snow-free but the basin to the north still has snow. Summit views very nice and well worth the relatively steep trail. Total time approx. 4 hr 20 min including lunch break and summit break.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3746 ft / 1142 m
    Distance:8.6 mi / 13.8 km
    Route:Granite Mountain trail
    Trailhead:Granite Mountain trailhead  1883 ft / 573 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1+
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:2 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Hours 35 Minutes

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