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Granite Chief
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Granite Chief as seen from Squaw Valley Ski Resort
Highest point
Elevation 9,010 ft (2,746 m) NAVD 88
Prominence 1,846 ft (563 m)
Listing Sierra Peaks Section
Geography
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Location Placer County, California, U.S.
Parent range Sierra Nevada
Topo map USGS Granite Chief

Granite Chief is a mountain located in the Sierra Nevada near Lake Tahoe. The mountain rises to an elevation of 9,010 feet (2,746 m) and receives consistent heavy snowfall during the winter months.

The summit is the highest point in the Granite Chief Wilderness and marks the northwestern boundary of the Squaw Valley Ski Resort.

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