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  1. 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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  2. Custom Molded Hiking Boots | Inspired from Ski Boot Design

    Custom Molded Hiking Boots | Inspired from Ski Boot Design

    Custom Molded Hiking Boots | Inspired from Ski Boot Design
    Custom Molded Hiking Boots Inspired From Ski Boot Design Tecnica, a leader in ski boot design and technology, last year introduced a custom-molded mid and low hiking boot. In as little as 20 minutes Granite Chief can have you walking out of the store in a boot that fits your foot like no other boot on the market. A...
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  3. Breaking Record Times On the Pacific Crest Trail

    Breaking Record Times On the Pacific Crest Trail

    Here at the Granite Chief we get a lot of through Pacific Crest Trail hikers stopping by the shop. They stop by to replace their worn out shoes, pick up a new water filter, or purchase a new cooking stove or other essentials they need for the rest of the time on the trail. Speaking with these individuals we get...
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  4. The Lab Process - Salomon Advanced Week. Limone, Italy 2014.

    Every year Salomon’s Research and Development department spends a week with Salomon’s Running Athletes to test their products, do biomechanics tests, and brainstorm the next big change for upcoming generations of products. This year Salomon’s athletes traveled to Italy in the late spring where they were able to talk with Salomon’s Research and Development Team and test out their gear...
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  5. "Only The Essential (Hiking the PCT)" Film Trailer

    "In the summer of 2013 Casey Gannon and Colin Arisman thru-hiked the Pacific Crest Trail with cameras in hand. "Only The Essential" is the story of their 5 month, 2668 mile journey on foot from Mexico to Canada across the wilderness of California, Oregon, and Washington. The full length film will be available to stream for free online, as well...
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  6. Looking for a new place to hike?  Try Donner Peak

    Looking for a new place to hike? Try Donner Peak

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  7. Two Trail Runners and Their Crazy Bear Encounter

    A few weeks ago, two Trail Runners running the Matcheetawin Trails in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, came across a bear in the woods.  One of the two runners just happened to capture their terrifying encounter on his cell phone.  According to Stephen Herrero, author of Bear Attacks: Their Causes and Avoidance, only 23 people were killed by black bears between...
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