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Ascent of Granite Chief on 1992-08-15

Climber: JohnE Sarna

Others in Party:my daughter Camille
Date:Saturday, August 15, 1992
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Tram
Peak:Granite Chief
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:9006 ft / 2745 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked on paved road across from Squaw Valley Inn, took Squaw Valley Tram from 6200' to High Camp 8200', then a dirt road up to Watson Monument, then a trail down to PCT and up to Granite Chief.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1466 ft / 446 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1466 ft / 446 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Grade/Class:Cl 1
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1136 ft / 346 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 806 ft / 246 m; Extra: 330 ft / 100m
    Loss on way in:330 ft / 100 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:from High Camp to Watson Monument
    Start Trailhead:Parked on paved road across from Squaw Valley Inn,  8200 ft / 2499 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1136 ft / 346 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 806 ft / 246 m; Extra: 330 ft / 100m
    Gain on way out:330 ft / 100 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    End Trailhead:Parked on paved road across from Squaw Valley Inn,  8200 ft / 2499 m



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