The Tired Creek is a quiet, steep trail that departs the Pete Late trail 1.2 miles from the trailhead. It's less-traveled than the Pete Lake trail, so you'll get solitude, but also might have to contend with a little less maintenance than on other trails in the area.
From the Pete Lake trailhead, hike a fairly flat and wide trail for 1.2 miles, crossing several creeks before arriving at the junctions for the Tired Creek trail off to the right.
Hang a right onto the trail and begin ascending through an old, partially-cut logging unit. You'll hit a road for a brief moment, then reunite with the trail as it climbs steeply along the edge of a 1960s tree plantation near Tired Creek. The route enters timber, climbing steeply with numerous switchbacks into the upper basin of Tired Creek and ends at the Polallie Ridge Trail. There is water available in the upper basin, though the rest of the way is fairly dry. From Polallie Ridge, hikers can continue northwest into the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, or head down hill back to the Salmon Le Sac trailhead for a loop hike.