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  1. New MSR Pocket Rocket Stoves Have Arrived!

    New MSR Pocket Rocket Stoves Have Arrived!

    If you are looking to get out into the backcountry backpacking, biking, climbing, or maybe even just a day trip, these MSR PocketRocket stoves are perfect for enabling you to enjoy a hot meal or boil water fast. Both of these stoves are extremely lightweight so they won't hold you back from getting out further into the wilderness!  Here's a...
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  2. Allie Garcia

    Allie Garcia

    Allie Garcia, Where are you originally from? Minneapolis, MN Where did you learn to ski? Big Powderhorn “Mountain”, UP Michigan Favorite camping spot? The Hana Campground, Cheyenne Crossing Black Hills, SD or Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore on Lake Superior Favorite piece of outdoor equipment? My hand-me-down Thermarest from the ‘70s Item on your bucket list? ...
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  3. Getting Back Outside Again

    Getting Back Outside Again

      After sheltering in place for about a month and a half, some restrictions on what we can do have slowly started to lift. On May 1st, the governor of California, Gavin Newsom, released this list of acceptable activities: Athletics Badminton (singles) Throwing a baseball/softball BMX biking Canoeing (singles) Crabbing Cycling Exploring rock pools Gardening (not in groups) ...
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  4. And the Winner of Our Gift Card Drawing Is.....

    And the Winner of Our Gift Card Drawing Is.....

    Gayle Dana, you won a $500 Granite Chief Gift Card! Your Gift Card is waiting for you. Give us a call or come on down and pick up! We want to thank all of you for your generous support throughout the years, but especially during this very difficult time that all of us are having to endure. All of us...
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  5. Stuck on Fantasy Island | by Edith Thys Morgan

    Stuck on Fantasy Island | by Edith Thys Morgan

    Gyms closed, not a problem! Squaw Valley's Isaac Mozen, staying in shape after Team Clif Bar ski racing athletes are sent home during the Corona-19 stay at home order. Quarantine Week 6? 7?   Let me guess: You’ve found yourself fantasizing about  snow and skiing, even while wondering when it might actually turn to spring, so you can start fantasizing...
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  6. NO WORRIES! Junior Ski Lease Returns by Mid August, Works for Us!

    NO WORRIES! Junior Ski Lease Returns by Mid August, Works for Us!

      We all have plenty of things to worry about, your Junior Ski Lease Package shouldn't be one of them. We're fine with getting them by the middle of August. That will give us plenty of time to get them tuned up and ready for our November Ski Lease Weekend. If you want to get them out of your...
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  7. We're Giving Someone an Extra $500 with their Gift Card Purchase of $100 or More!

    We're Giving Someone an Extra $500 with their Gift Card Purchase of $100 or More!

      Raffle Entry Ends: May 5, 2020 Raffle Drawing: May 6, 2020. When you purchase a Granite Chief Gift Card for $100 or more, we're going to put your name in a raffle for an additional $500 Gift Card. With each Gift Card purchase in $100 increments you're name will be included in the raffle.  You can purchase Online...
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  8. GRAND PRIZE ADULT | 7th Annual SHREDDIT SHOWDOWN | Hazen Woolson

    Hazen Woolson | Adult Division | Home Mountain: Squaw/Alpine Wow, wow, WOW!!! Every scene from Hazen's movie has us absolutely blown away! Great cinematography, amazing scenery, and some pretty rad skiers and snowboarders brought home the gold this year, the 7th Annual Shreddit Showdown Adult GRAND PRIZE!! Way to be Hazen, this year's ski movie, we dare to say, is the most...
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  9. 2nd PLACE ADULT | 7th Annual SHREDDIT SHOWDOWN | Garrett Balen

    Garrett Balen| Adult Division | Home Mountain: Kirkwood/ Alyeska From the wilds of Alaska to the volcanic cliffs of Carson Pass, Garrett Balen's athletic skiing is inspiring. He literally does it all and does it with strength and grace. The camera angles in the park are unique, making the viewer feel like they're along for the ride. Congratulations, Garrett. You're gonna...
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  10. 3rd PLACE ADULT | 7th Annual SHREDDIT SHOWDOWN | Tyler Curle

     Tyler Curle | Adult Division | Home Mountain: Squaw Valley Our judges CANNOT get enough of Tyler's ability to ski it all! We would call his style reckless if it wasn't for his smooth landings. It doesn't matter how steep, chopped, and narrow the landing is he pulls it out! That's why Tyler grabbed the 7th Annual Shreddit Showdown Adult 3rd Place...
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