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  1. Granite Chief Scholarship Athlete | Caelan Diermann

    Granite Chief Scholarship Athlete | Caelan Diermann

    The Big Mountains are Calling: The mountains called and Granite Chief Scholarship Athlete, Caelan Diermann, answered.  At age 14, Caelan has only been skiing for four years but is already impressing as an athlete on Sugar Bowl's Freeride Team.  Last season, Caelan joined the Tahoe Junior Freeride Series which has helped improve his skills and confidence on the mountain.  Caelan's favorite competition was...
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  2. Granite Chief Scholarship Athlete | Lylah Kelly

    Granite Chief Scholarship Athlete | Lylah Kelly

    Meet Lylah, a Squaw Valley Far West ski racer and second year Granite Chief Scholarship Athlete.  After a successful 2018-19 season where Lylah made it to Regionals in Big Sky, Montana, this 13-year-old has set some hefty goals for this ski season. Training this season as a U14, Lylah hopes to improve her slalom skiing, with hopes of making it to...
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  3. 7th ANNUAL SHREDDIT SHOWDOWN | A Ski Movie Contest

    7th ANNUAL SHREDDIT SHOWDOWN | A Ski Movie Contest

      Opening Entry Date: March 21, 2020 Entry Deadline Date: March 30, 2020 The Shreddie Awards April 9th Door Open at 6pm | Awards Start at 6:30pm Shreddit Showdown After Party | immediately following the Awards Ceremony The Shreddit Showdown is the sickest, sweetest, ski movie contest in the west, maybe even the country. With over $8000 in prizes, it's...
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  4. 7th Annual SHREDDIT SHOWDOWN | Ski Movie Contest Details

    7th Annual SHREDDIT SHOWDOWN | Ski Movie Contest Details

    Entry Open Date: March 21, 2020. Facebook Voting Open Date: March 21st | Voting Closing March 31, 2020 Entry Deadline Date: March 30, 2020 11:59:59pm SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY HERE (link will be active March 21st) The 7th Annual Shreddit Showdown is sponsored by some of the biggest names in the ski world including Blizzard, Tecnica, FlyLow, Helly Hansen, Smith Optics, GoPro...
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  5. EDGE BEVELING | Why it's important and understanding the variables.

    Granite Chief's Jesse Cassidy runs through edge beveling with our Wintersteiger Trim Jet. Explaining the various degrees of side and bottom edge beveling. The Chief has been tuning skis and fitting ski boots for over 40 years. The shop started out exclusively as a tuning and repair center. We're still doing it all and a leader ski tuning, boot...
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  6. ORTOVOX BASELAYER | Four New Mountain Essentials

    ORTOVOX BASELAYER | Four New Mountain Essentials

    Granite Chief has carried Ortovox gear for a long time. Their shovels, probes, packs, and transceivers are among the best in the outdoor industry. When we were looking for a new high-end baselayer line, we were super impressed with Ortovox baselayer, mid-layer jackets, and hoodies. Not only does this stuff look great, but most importantly, it is warm, comfortable...
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9.   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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  10. 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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