Favorite Tahoe Hikes & Runs

  1. Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Jersey Just Arrived!

    Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Jersey Just Arrived!

    "The Tahoe-Pyramid Trail (abbreviated as ‘TPT’) is based on a vision for a trail that would follow the entire length of the Truckee River, from its source at forested Lake Tahoe (6225′) to the desert terminus of Pyramid Lake (3796′). The current route can be traveled by foot or by bicycle, and when fully completed, will descend over 2000 feet during the entire...
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  2. Backpacking to 1,000 Island Lake

    Backpacking to 1,000 Island Lake

    We pulled into the June Lakes loop which already is an absolutely beautiful area I had never been to. Our trailhead destination was Silver Lake. Looking up at the large Eastern Sierra mountains I began to feel a bit daunted. The description of the hikes from the AllTrails app told us that we would be going up 4,000 feet of...
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  3. Coming Soon: Nothing! About The TDLT

    Coming Soon: Nothing! About The TDLT

    If you have driven down West River Street recently and looked towards the Truckee River you may have noticed a sign that says: "Coming Soon... Nothing!" This sign was put up by the Truckee Donner Land Trust and if you don't know who they are and what they do, you should! We recently had a chance to interview Fraser Query...
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  4. Trail Running In Tahoe

    Trail Running In Tahoe

    Trail running is an engaging workout that can allow you to see some beautiful scenery. I was never into running for the longest time because I hated pounding my feet against the pavement on roads while getting whizzed by oncoming traffic. All I could think about was the agony I was in and how I couldn't wait to get home...
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  5. Three Must Have Guidebooks For Tahoe!

    Three Must Have Guidebooks For Tahoe!

    Planning your next big trip to Tahoe but not sure what you are going to do on your vacation!? Here are three guidebooks to help you plan out some great activities! So load up the climbing gear, bike, and hiking shoes and get psyched about your next Tahoe/Truckee adventure! 1.) North Tahoe A Rock Climbers Guide If rock climbing...
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  6. Granite Chief's Community Outhouses

    Granite Chief's Community Outhouses

    Granite Chief's Community Outhouses
    It’s summer of the year 2019 and Granite Chief Ski and Mountain shop is once again choosing to provide not just one, but TWO public outhouses located in the woods of the Truckee/Donnor area.
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  7. 3 Must See Spots to Get You Through the Fall Season

    3 Must See Spots to Get You Through the Fall Season

    3 Must See Spots to Get You Through the Fall Season in Lake Tahoe, CA Enjoy the most beautiful autumn colors and immerse yourself in exquisite scenery in California’s most wonderful mountain town. Welcome to Tahoe in the Fall.     The slow and simplistic season of Autumn has arrived. As we wait in anticipation of...
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  8. Five fun family things to do on Father's Day

    Five fun family things to do on Father's Day

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  9. Lake Tahoe Peak Bagging | 4 Must-Do Summits

    Lake Tahoe Peak Bagging | 4 Must-Do Summits

    Lake Tahoe Peak Bagging | 4 Must-Do Summits
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  10. Run With Granite Chief | A Successful Day on the Trails

    Run With Granite Chief | A Successful Day on the Trails

    Recently Granite Chief shop runner Kyle Faucher led a group run from Sugar Bowl to Squaw Valley, along the historic Pacific Crest Trail, on the first Run With Granite Chief of the summer. Laces were tightened, reservoirs filled, and the spirit was strong with these ones. Thanks to all the runners who made it ouf of bed for this early-morning...
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