Granite Chief Trail

 

Granite Chief Trail is located in Squaw Valley.  

Granite Chief Wilderness Lake Tahoe CA

It is approximately 11 miles up and back.  There are great views of Squaw Valley and once at the top there are great views of Lake Tahoe.  The trail wanders through cliff bands and creeks and gains approximately 2850 feet.  This is a pretty difficult trail and takes anywhere from 5 to 6 hours round trip.