Granite Chief

Granite Chief is a 9,019 ft / 2,749 m mountain peak near Truckee, California, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 747th highest mountain in California and the 6389th highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Needle Peak, Squaw Peak, Lyon Peak, Silver Peak, KT-22, and Billys Peak. Granite Chief belongs to the Sierra Club Sierra Peaks Section, and the Tahoe OGUL Peaks peak lists. See the Granite Chief map, 3D fly around, and the Granite Chief photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Granite Chief SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by scott

11 people report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Jun 8, 2014. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are Granite Chief Trail, and PCT from Donner Pass.

Others who’ve summited Granite Chief

  • SoulSkier
  • bomeng
  • seancasserly
  • Nimblefoot

Routes Used trails & approaches

75% Granite Chief Trail

25% PCT from Donner Pass


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9,019 ft / 2,749 m


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California, United States

Summited by

  • scott
  • juanyunis
  • SoulSkier
  • scoob
  • edg
  • bomeng
  • TCH
  • seancasserly
  • Thevegehead
  • Nimblefoot

Nearest peaks see on map »