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  1. Yosemite National Park Reopening this Week!

    Yosemite National Park Reopening this Week!

    According to the National Park Service, Yosemite National Park will be reopening this week on June 11th! Yosemite may be one of the most beautiful places on earth and we are so happy to hear this news! They will be limiting daytime visitors to 1,700 vehicles a day so make sure you reserve your pass online before heading down!  Also...
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  2. Mateo Lopez

    Mateo Lopez

    Mateo Lopez: Sales Associate Where are you originally from? Yakima, WA "The home of the best hops in the world!" Where did you learn to ski? White Pass, WA "The home of the Mahre brothers!" Favorite camping spot? Emerald Pools Favorite piece of outdoor equipment? Flylow Outerwear's Baker Bibs Item on your bucket list? To...
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  3. Tahoe Art Haus Drive-In

    Tahoe Art Haus Drive-In

    Looking for something to do this weekend!? If so, the Tahoe Art Haus is hosting a drive-in cinema for your enjoyment! From June 11th-13th they will be playing The Big Lebowski starting at 9 p.m. in the Cobblestone Center. They ask that you arrive no later than 8:30 if you plan to watch the movie. The cost of your ticket will...
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  4. Granite Chief Wilderness In Danger

    Granite Chief Wilderness In Danger

    According to the California Wilderness Coalition, Granite Chief wilderness is currently facing a logging project that would create a permanent road system for loggers. The goal of this project is thinning to establish better forest health and to protect us from serious wildfire danger. According to the CWC, "To facilitate mechanical thinning, permanent roads may be constructed in Backcountry Management...
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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