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  1. Scholarship Athlete Spotlight: Annsley and Tatum Akers

    Scholarship Athlete Spotlight: Annsley and Tatum Akers

    It was a year of growth, challenges and awesome victories. Annsley and Tatum Akers, recipients of the Granite Chief Scholarship Athlete Award, share there 2017-2018 Winter season with us. These two sisters have been champions to each other and leaders in the ski community.
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  2. Sierra Summers: Seven Tips For Snowboarding 12 Months a Year

    Sierra Summers: Seven Tips For Snowboarding 12 Months a Year

    Top Seven tips for Summer skiing: How to Keep the streak alive. Ben Birke tells all how to keep skiing all year round even with tiny bits of mountain top snow.
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  3. Scholarship Athlete Spotlight: Luca Robillard

    Scholarship Athlete Spotlight: Luca Robillard

    Meet Luca Robillard...   Balancing school and ski racing, Luca is a passionate and dedicated student athlete. Luca understands the importance of setting a goal and working each day to turn that goal into reality. Luca's successes are directly related to his unmatched ability to see his efforts all the way through. The 2017-2018 season was...
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  4. Mike Friece

    Mike Friece

    Meet Mike Friece!     "We don't go into the mountains seeking comfort and security. Exposing ourselves and leaving our comfort zone is what makes us feel alive and procures us with sensations we continually look to feel again: - Bruno Compagnet   Where are you from? Norwood, Massachusetts Where's you learn to...
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  5. Prana Seamless Summer Style

    Prana Seamless Summer Style

        Your yoga practice is not about matching your mat to your water bottle, this ancient practice is meant for you to develop your best inner-self. Luckily, while you’ve been busy focusing on you, Prana has been busy taking care of the all the other ‘outer’ details. Specifically, this summer’s most diverse piece of clothing...
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  6. Work With Me: Project 26 Could Use Some Project 22 by Edith Thys Morgan

    Work With Me: Project 26 Could Use Some Project 22 by Edith Thys Morgan

    From the Racer eX blog by Edith Thys Morgan As of last week, all of the major national ski teams have been named. With 30 athletes on its A, B and C teams, and no men’s World Cup slalom team, the US Ski Team wins the award for most difficult and most age-restrictive criteria. Powerhouses like Switzerland, Austria, Italy...
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  7. Granite Chief Clean Up Day at the Summit

    Granite Chief Clean Up Day at the Summit

    Granite Chief staff picks up over 10 pounds of trash at Donner Summit after holiday weekend.
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  8. 7 Things You Need To Know About Summer Ski Camp

    7 Things You Need To Know About Summer Ski Camp

    7 things you need to know before heading out to summer ski and snowboard camp.
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  9. The Five Perfect Trail Running Side-kicks

    The Five Perfect Trail Running Side-kicks

    The foundation of any great running kit starts with your shoes. Much like the foundation of a house, shoes are the most important part of your kit. That's why I recommend the Salomon S-Lab Ultra. This shoe is unparalleled in traction and hits that sweet spot with just the right amount of cushion. Step two: the perfect socks. This...
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  10. Michelle Delumyea

    Michelle Delumyea

    Meet Our Granite Chief Staff: Michelle Delumyea!       "Follow your passions and stay true to your friends." - Robert Frolich   Where are you originally from? Truckee, CA Where did you learn to ski at? Squaw Valley Current Favorite Mountain?  Squaw Valley Off season sport: Mountain Biking...
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