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  1. Moondog of Squaw Valley Shares His Story of Chasing a Dream

    Moondog of Squaw Valley Shares His Story of Chasing a Dream

                          Dan Mooney reflects back to the wild and crazy times when landing a spot on the US Ski Team and pushing hard for a spot on the Olympic Team lead him to glory on the Pro Ski Tour. ...
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  2. Junior Ski Lease Days | Season Long Ski Lease

    Junior Ski Lease Days | Season Long Ski Lease

    November 2nd & 3rd Saturday & Sunday 10am to 6pm Granite Chief Ski & Mountain Shop   Our ski techs are busy mounting, tuning and putting the finishing touch on our fleet of Volkl and Rossignol junior lease skis. Our official kick off for our Junior Ski Lease program is November 2nd and 3rd. It’s always a fun time...
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  3.   Winterland KT Base Bar | Outdoor Showing  At Squaw Valley September 21, 2019 Saturday Gates at 6pm | Film at Sunset Tickets Prices: (plus $1.50 service fee) $12  Advance   $15  Day of Showing $5  16 and Under   Once August hits and we flip the calendar to September we all start reading up on winter weather...
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  4. Volkl Puts the Mantra Back in the Mantra

    Volkl Puts the Mantra Back in the Mantra

      As ski companies work to stay on top with innovative new ski construction design there are winners and losers. Volkl stole the stage when the Mantra was introduced ten years ago. It was the ski that ski shops could not keep on the ski wall. The ski flew out the door. The early Mantra started out with...
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  5. TEAM DAY | Equipment Discounts for Ski Team Members

    TEAM DAY | Equipment Discounts for Ski Team Members

    Granite Chief Ski & Mountain Shop October 12th | Saturday 2pm to 6pm Granite Chief's Team Day is the longest-running Team Day in the country. Deep discounts for race, big mountain, and freestyle ski team members. Team Day is a staff favorite, a kick-off to a new ski season of competing, and a time to reunite with coaches, reps and...
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  6. Seven Things You Need to Do Before the Ski Season

    Seven Things You Need to Do Before the Ski Season

    .  The mornings are cold and we've already seen a dusting on Mount Rose. We can feel winter in our bones. This fall we've pledged to get the firewood stacked and the snowblower tuned up. Speaking of tune-ups, why not add your ski gear to the to-do list. Our backroom guy, Jesse has serviced all the tuning machines...
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  7. SKI RACERS REJOICE! SWIX HF and LF WAX, EPA and TSCA Compliant

    SKI RACERS REJOICE! SWIX HF and LF WAX, EPA and TSCA Compliant

      Great news for US ski racers who depend on Swix high and low fluorinated wax! Swix is the big dog in the world of ski wax, in both alpine skiing and nordic. Swix fluorinated wax and cleaners are once again, available in the US. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), recently tightened chemical ingredient compliance procedures for consumer...
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  8. 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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  9. Truckee's Fourth of July Parade 2019

    Truckee's Fourth of July Parade 2019

    Truckee's Fourth of July Parade 2019
    Join us as we celebrate the annual Truckee Independence Day Parade held on Thursday, July 4th. This year, Granite Chief will be serving FREE ICE CREAM during the parade! We invite you to view the parade via our Storefront parking lot. Please use our back-parking lot for all vehicles. The front of the store will be the perfect viewing spot...
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  10. Granite Chief's Community Outhouses

    Granite Chief's Community Outhouses

    Granite Chief's Community Outhouses
    It’s summer of the year 2019 and Granite Chief Ski and Mountain shop is once again choosing to provide not just one, but TWO public outhouses located in the woods of the Truckee/Donnor area.
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