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Granite Chief Trail, California

This wilderness trail has a total elevation difference of 2,105 feet which is an average number. There is only one trailhead, so you'll be backpacking it in and back out. Sometimes this trail gets really dry, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out. Being 5.2 miles long it's an average length great outdoors hiking trail. The time needed for this backcountry hike is roughly 4.5 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that. This trail is not that long but you should still bring some emergency supplies just in case something happens. This great outdoors hiking trail goes through some very different elevations, so keep in mind that you may need to dress differently at different elevations.

Total in and out hiking length = 5.2 miles

Total climbing distance = 2 miles

Difficulty : Medium

Casual Hiking Pace: 4.5 hours

Fast Hiking Pace: 3 hours

Total elevation difference: 2105 feet
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