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  1. 6th Annual Shreddie Awards Night!

    6th Annual Shreddie Awards Night!

    Shreddie Awards Ceremony April 13, 2019 Truckee Community Arts Center  . Church Street . Downtown Truckee Doors Open at 6pm . Social Time & Pre-view Movie Entries Award Presentation Start at 6:30pm Free Admission The 6th annual Shreddie Awards is coming up and we are excited to be hosting in Downtown Truckee this year...
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  2. Granite Chief Demo Day and BBQ - April 6th!

    Granite Chief Demo Day and BBQ - April 6th!

    We know it's mid winter but we want to make sure your getting ready to test next year's line-up. Every year we treat our ski service card holders to a day of demoing next years skis from all of our favorite brands. Not only can you try out any ski we've got on hand, but if you purchase skis during...
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  3. Julia Mancuso Gets Fitted Up for Retirement

    Julia Mancuso Gets Fitted Up for Retirement

    A pair of Pink Panther Lange Ski Boots and a new hip; Julia’s recovery is 99% after multiple injuries over her World Cup career and able to ski hard and enjoy her retirement. Mancuso splits her time between Hawaii and Tahoe. Skiing, training and surfing with her husband will always be a part of her life. When she comes home to...
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  4. Whatcha Pack’n?  Are you loaded up with the right ammo when headed into the backcountry?

    Whatcha Pack’n? Are you loaded up with the right ammo when headed into the backcountry?

    Author: John Clausen - Granite Chief crew - Arva Snow Safety representative No, we’re not talking about caliber, we’re talking about snow safety gear, and more. This is the stuff ya need to have for a “mission complete” outing, to save your you know what if things go south. Whether you are passing through the boundary gates at Alpine...
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  5. DIY Waxing - What You Need

    DIY Waxing - What You Need

    DIY Waxing – What Ya Need By: John Clausen, Granite Chief staff and past Holmenkol wax tech rep. For many skiers and snowboarders, taking care of “boards” at home, or in the locker room, is a worthy endeavor. Waxing improves ski glide, and eases turn initiation. So, whether you are looking to get across flat sections...
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  6. Granite Chief's 6th Annual Shreddit Showdown | Ski Movie Contest Details

    Granite Chief's 6th Annual Shreddit Showdown | Ski Movie Contest Details

     The Shreddit Showdown is a Ski Movie Contest! Filmmakers have all season to gather their squad and hit the slopes, park, or head into the backcountry to film their best shots and produce a winning 3-minute ski movie edit.  The top 3 finalists of each age group get to sit back and watch their edit while the entire theater hoots...
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  7. BEERS . BRATS & AIRBAGS  |  Sierra Avalanche Center Fundraiser

    BEERS . BRATS & AIRBAGS | Sierra Avalanche Center Fundraiser

    Avalanche Awareness, Snow & Backcountry Travel A Sierra Avalanche Center Presentation NOVEMBER 16, 2018 6:30 - 9pm . Friday Granite Chief Ski & Mountain Shop   Each November, just before the snow flies, Sierra Avalanche Center and Granite Chief team up to present the latest in snow safety practices and how to improve your avalanche awareness.  Sierra Avalanche Center...
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  8. Season Long Junior Ski Leases

    Season Long Junior Ski Leases

    November 3rd and 4th Saturday and Sunday 10am to 6pm Season long Junior ski leases for skiers aging from ages 4-12 years old . Our new selection consists of Volkl twin tips, Rossignal shape skis and Lange boots. Our used ski packages are available for all budgets, which include skis and boots. We offer the biggest Junior Ski Lease...
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  9. Granite Chief's Ski Scholarship Foundation | What's it all about?

    Granite Chief's Ski Scholarship Foundation | What's it all about?

    Being a locally owned and operated ski business, Granite Chief understands the difficulties that come with having to upgrade ski gear for young competitive athletes each year. That is why we like to help local families by offering a scholarship program to a handful of dedicated, and passionate athletes that need high performance gear. As the athlete grows, we provide...
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  10. Donner Summit Rock Climbing | Fall Climbing is the Best Climbing

    Donner Summit Rock Climbing | Fall Climbing is the Best Climbing

    Ask most climbers and you’ll get the same answer – the best climbing days are in the Fall.  Before the scourge of pumpkin spice everything floods the market we start to hear talk of Sendtember and Rocktober filling the hashtag lines on social feeds.  The cooler temps and lighter crowds make Fall the official unofficial flagship season of rock climbers...
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