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Aug 112011
New Products in the Gear Shop!

New Products in our gear shop! The long-awaited North Tahoe/Donner guidebook from Camp4Press has finally arrived in our shops!!  This book is a must have for anyone that climbs up in North Lake Tahoe.  It, “lists over 1200 routes and more than 700 previously undocumented climbs,”  and fills the void left by previous guidebooks to Read more…

Jul 282011
PG SF's new take on water

What’s this? A new and unrecognizable water bottle?   Don’t fear! This is a good thing! Here at Planet Granite we have your, and the environment’s, best interests at heart which is why we are making the switch to Redleaf bottled water. Bottled in Canada Redleaf is making waves in the bottling industry by introducing Read more…

Summer Gear!

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Jun 212011
Summer Gear!

Petzl Sama  Harness:  With Summer upon us(……..finally??), it is time for climbers to head for higher altitudes.  Places like Lover’s Leap, Donner Lake and Big Chief are quickly thawing out (yay!!) and becoming the destination for many local climbers.  With all that rope climbing to be done, we recommend the  Sama Harness by Petzl (or Read more…

Jun 202011
Petzl GRIGRI 2 Recall

  This was posted on Petzl’s site this morning.  If you have a GRIGRI 2 within the following serial number range, Petzl has requested you contact them directly: 1800 932-2978 or   This concerns all GRIGRI 2’s (D14 2O, D14 2G, D14 2B ) with the first five digits of the serial number  between 10326 and 11136.  Our recent shipment from Petzl Read more…

Feb 212011
New gear from Black Diamond hits our gear shops!

Gridlock Carabiner The Gridlock Carabiner is definitely an odd looking carabiner, but it is extremely intuitive and easy to use! The patent pending design eliminates cross-loading by isolating the belay loop behind the “tail” of the gate which properly orients the belay device.  Hot forging keeps this carabiner light weight (at 76g, it weighs less Read more…

Feb 142011
New Gear from Metolius at PG

Bailout Crash Pad The Metolius Bailout crash pad is great for those day trips to your local bouldering spot or long road trips to your favorite bouldering locations. It fits in most small cars and is light enough to take on longer hikes (only 9lbs). The Bailout opens to a 4ft x 3ft landing zone, Read more…