Tahoe News

  1. Matt Hedley Describes Backcountry Mis-Adventure and Five Hour Trip Back to the Car

    Matt Hedley Describes Backcountry Mis-Adventure and Five Hour Trip Back to the Car

    ‘I knew we had it handled’: Truckee skier makes it out of backcountry with broken leg. Article in the Sierra Sun | by Justin Scacco It was a near ideal March day in the Sierra backcountry, one similar to so many that longtime local skier Matt Hedley had experienced. Several feet of fresh snow lay on the mountains from one of...
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  2. SHREDDIT SHOWDOWN CONTEST ON | Shreddit Awards Event Canceled

    SHREDDIT SHOWDOWN CONTEST ON | Shreddit Awards Event Canceled

    SHREDDIT SHOWDOWN UPDATE: With the help of our friends at snowbrains.com, the Shreddit Showdown Ski Movie Contest is still ON! Sadly, the big night announcing the winning ski edits has been canceled due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Entry for the contest opens March 21st, Saturday, and closes March 30th at GraniteChief.com. Most of the entries come in the last days...
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  3. Guest Article | You May Need a Cookie by Edie Thys Morgan

    Guest Article | You May Need a Cookie by Edie Thys Morgan

    Our friend Edie Thys wrote this amazing article, which we would love to share with all our followers. Also, check out her blog, RacerEx for more ski racing news!   You May Need A Cookie... It’s that time of year— as deep as we can get in January. These are the times that try ski racers’ souls. These are the times that...
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Father's Day 2019

    Father's Day 2019

    Father's Day 2019
    Reminder! Father's Day is Sunday, June 16th - and although you may be the apple in your dad's eye....we thought of some really cool and awesome dad-gifts to really make your rad dad feel like the worlds #1 pop. Shop 15% store-wide for all things MAN.
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  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. The "Woodward Effect"

    The "Woodward Effect"

    The “Woodward Effect” is turning Tahoe’s mountain athletes upside down By: Granite Chief staff   If you've ever wanted to see an adult change into a child right in front of your eyes, take them to Woodward Tahoe. Like the slogan of the ski resort the facility calls home, it's basically magic. And while adults are...
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