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Granite Chief Picayune Valley Overnight Backpack Trip
August 27, 2022 @ 8:00 am - August 28, 2022 @ 5:00 pm$40 – $55
ARC volunteer Tom Dodson will lead this exploration of the Granite Chief Wilderness Area from the Grayhorse Valley Trailhead, Grayhorse Valley Trail (15E11). You will start off the day with a hike up to the end of the Grayhorse Valley up to the saddle. From the east you will be able to see the Granite Chief Wilderness. We will hike down to Whisky Creek for the evening. On Sunday morning we take a short hike to Five Lakes for a swim. After lunch will be hiking back up along the backside of Picayune Valley.
This is an overnight trip, so bring your own backpack with supplies and food.
Hike difficulty, intermediate – with 1000ft. elevation gains at the beginning and end of the hike, a total of 14 miles round trip. Age minimum: 14 years-old with backpacking experience.
Meeting location Foresthill area. This is not a beginner’s backpacking trip.
Cost: $40/members, $55/non-members (High clearance vehicles & drivers needed. Indicate desire when signing up.)
A detailed email will be sent once you register online.
For more information please see the event webpage.