Tahoe News

  1. Ski Service Card Annual Sale | Big Savings | Lots of Perks

    Ski Service Card Annual Sale | Big Savings | Lots of Perks

    Our annual Ski Service Card is now on sale through Labor Day. About 35 years ago, someone on our staff came up with an idea to offer a season pass for ski tuning, repairs, binding work, boot fitting, all the back shop services that skiers need to ski with confidence and ski their best. Herb claims it was his idea...
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  2. Employee Helps Test Skis For Backcountry Mag!

    Employee Helps Test Skis For Backcountry Mag!

    We are so proud to see one of our employee's, Darren Padgett, and his wife, Danielle McCord Padgett, were part of Backcountry mag's 2020 ski test. Darren has been working for us for the past 20 years. We are so happy to have someone with his knowledge and experience in the shop. It's employees like Darren that make sure that...
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  3. Changes To Our Boot Fitting Set Up

    It has snowed, temps are cold, and ski resorts are beginning to open! It seems winter has finally arrived! Now is the perfect time to come in and get your new boots fit or solve old existing aches and pains you may have had in your previous pair! Here at Granite Chief, your safety is our number one priority! ...
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  4. Help Save the Tahoe Art Haus!

    Help Save the Tahoe Art Haus!

    If you have ever been to the Art Haus to see a movie, you probably realized that this place is more than just another theater. The Art Haus is truly special to our community. Over the years, the Art Haus has become known for not only showing the highest quality first-run movies but also bringing independent films, local ski and environmental...
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  5. Vote For Our Land

    Vote For Our Land

    Here at Granite Chief, we have a great passion for the outdoors. We have all built our lives around living in the mountains and love the land that we live on. That is why we feel that it is so important that whatever your outdoor passion is, we need to start first by voting for our land. This is the...
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  6. Annual SKI SERVICE CARD Sale | Save up to 50%

    Annual SKI SERVICE CARD Sale | Save up to 50%

    It's been a long spring and summer with the COVID-19 outbreak. We've all experienced many changes in our lives. Local ski areas have been working hard to implement safety measures to get mountain operations open for skiing. Check with your home mountain to get the latest COVID-19        safeguards and requirements. With last year's ski area closure...
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  7. California Wildfires

    It's crazy to believe that we are already halfway through August. Summer is starting to wrap up but we are in the middle of an intense wildfire season. With strong winds and hot temperatures forecasted throughout the next week, it is imperative that we remain aware of fire hazards. Just this morning, another fire began near Nevada City off...
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  8. Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Jersey Just Arrived!

    Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Jersey Just Arrived!

    "The Tahoe-Pyramid Trail (abbreviated as ‘TPT’) is based on a vision for a trail that would follow the entire length of the Truckee River, from its source at forested Lake Tahoe (6225′) to the desert terminus of Pyramid Lake (3796′). The current route can be traveled by foot or by bicycle, and when fully completed, will descend over 2000 feet during the entire...
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  9. Coming Soon: Nothing! About The TDLT

    Coming Soon: Nothing! About The TDLT

    If you have driven down West River Street recently and looked towards the Truckee River you may have noticed a sign that says: "Coming Soon... Nothing!" This sign was put up by the Truckee Donner Land Trust and if you don't know who they are and what they do, you should! We recently had a chance to interview Fraser Query...
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  10. Donner Summit Roadwork

    Donner Summit Roadwork

    If you are curious as to what is going on up on Donner Summit, here is some information from Nevada County: https://www.mynevadacounty.com/230/Donner-Pass-Road-Reconstruction Over the next few months, there will be roadwork being performed on the Summit. The road will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday until October 15th! The site says that the road...
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