Big and Little Granite Mountains Hike (Prescott)

Date: 
Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 06:45
Leaders: 
Dan Rothman - dwrr1@yahoo.com, 480-773-5197
Rating: 
B+ LENGTH: 11 mi ELEV GAIN: 2600 ft PACE: Medium

Meet at 6:45 am (depart 7:00) at Denny's next to the Park-and-Ride at the southwest corner of the Bell Road exit to I-17.

We’ll start off with an approximate 4-mile (1500 feet) ascent to Granite Mountain Vista (elevation 7185 ft), from which there are great views of Granite Basin Lake, the Dells, Prescott and the Bradshaw Mountains. On the way back, we’ll loop around Little Granite Mountain, adding about 3 miles and 1100 feet elevation to the hike.

Bring plenty of water, electrolytes, snacks and sunscreen.

Cost to non-members is $5. Guests and new members should call hike leader in advance.