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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Now Hiring | Sales Associates Needed

    Now Hiring | Sales Associates Needed

    Now Hiring | Sales Associates Needed
      Now Hiring  Sales Associates: Are you a fun-loving outdoor enthusiast looking for employment in the Truckee area? Granite Chief Ski & Mountain Shop is now hiring for a Softgoods Sales Associate to join our team in a fast-paced retail environment, specializing in ski, climb, camp, run, backpack, SUP, and outdoor gear. We are looking for multi-taskers...
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  5. 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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  6. Five fun family things to do on Father's Day

    Five fun family things to do on Father's Day

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  7. Trail Running Rockstars

    Trail Running Rockstars

    Trail Running Rockstars     Salomon S/LAB Sense Ultra 2 Mens Shoe - Men's  The sport-savvy scientists in Salomon's S-Lab developed the Men's S-Lab Ultra Trail Running Shoe to embody the physical preparation necessary for ultra marathons and long-distance trail running. Learn more about the Salomon S/Lab Sense Ultra 2 Here!      ...
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  8. The Granite Chief Outhouse Returns and a New Location is Added

    The Granite Chief Outhouse Returns and a New Location is Added

    [caption id="attachment_9347" align="alignright" width="560"] (Above) Celebrating its 11 year anniversary of community service, Johnny is back in his favorite location, at the parking base of Snowshed Wall, Donner Summit.[/caption] Outhouse News Flash “Johnny”, the Granite Chief Ski and Mountain Shop outhouse returns for the 11th year at Donner Summit. “Spring scents are in the air, and my aim is to...
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  9. The Tecnica Forge GTX - A custom hiking boot in a league of its own.

    The Tecnica Forge GTX - A custom hiking boot in a league of its own.

    The Tecnica Forge GTX is a mid-size, mid-weight trekking boot, and the first of its kind. Built over a burly Vibram sol, the Forge is the first hiking boot to have a fully moldable liner. This revolutionary boot employs the same technology that has given Tecnica ski boots their highly respected name. Light enough for day hikes, and rugged enough for muti-day treks, the...
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  10. 2018 Demo Day and Armada Trace 98 User Review

    2018 Demo Day and Armada Trace 98 User Review

    Our Annual Demo day at the Squaw Valley Lodge was an absolute blast!     Our ski service card holders and Squaw Valley Lodge members were treated to perfect weather, delicious food, and of course a bunch of next years skis!     (Above) Mike Laroche from Armada Skis...
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