Truckee

  1. 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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  2. Now Hiring | Sales Associates Needed | Softgoods and Hardgoods Departments

    Now Hiring | Sales Associates Needed | Softgoods and Hardgoods Departments

    Now Hiring | Sales Associates Needed | Softgoods and Hardgoods Departments
      Now Hiring  Sales Associates: Are you a fun-loving outdoor enthusiast looking for employment in the Truckee area? Granite Chief Ski & Mountain Shop is now hiring for a Softgoods Sales Associate to join our team in a fast-paced retail environment, specializing in ski, climb, camp, run, backpack, SUP, and outdoor gear. We are looking for multi-taskers...
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  3. Feel The Infrared Difference | Race Performance Wax Quality For All

    Feel The Infrared Difference | Race Performance Wax Quality For All

    Infrared For The Win Ski waxing can become somewhat of a chore when you do it alone in the garage. Or maybe you’re one of those people that never wax (you should be taking care of those skis!) Either way the ski techs here at Granite Chief have you covered. Welcome to the infrared waxing world. This...
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  4. Massive Amounts of Snow = Bring Out The DPS Skis

    Massive Amounts of Snow = Bring Out The DPS Skis

    The DPS Story DPS was founded in 2005 when professional skier Stephan Drake formed a partnership with top ski engineer Peter Turner. The two men set out with the inspiring vision of making perfect skis for the true die-hard skier. Since then they have redefined ski shape and construction. They made the first all prepreg carbon fiber sandwich ski and...
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  5. Helmet Heads, why 80% of skiers wear helmets.

    Helmet Heads, why 80% of skiers wear helmets.

    On The Rise Skid lid, brain bucket, noggin knocker, helmet head. The jargon goes on but the fact of the matter is that helmet usage is seriously on the rise. Head injuries are the second most common injury skiers experience according to a study done by the NSAA. In the 2002-03 winter season only 25% of all skiers and riders...
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  6. Facts on Faction

    Facts on Faction

    fac·tion - a state of conflict within an organization. Faction was started by a group of freeskiers who saw a void in the market and were dissatisfied with what was being produced in the ski industry. Large companies we're supplying their race teams with top technology and thought freestyle skiing was a hobby at best. Angry and energized a group of freeskiers...
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  7. Tahoe Truckee Fourth of July Events

    Tahoe Truckee Fourth of July Events

    Thursday, July 3: Kings Beach Fireworks and Beach Party Before the fireworks enjoy beer/wine, food vendors, free watermelon, sand castle building and more. Firework seating is $12, festivities begin at 4 p.m., North Tahoe Event Center, Kings Beach. For more information visit northtahoebusiness.org. Friday, July 4: Tahoe City’s Fun Zone Practice your throw with a dunk tank, bean bag toss...
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  8. Truckee Running Festival

    Truckee Running Festival

    What: -Adult 5K, 10K, and 1/2 Marathon Runs -Kids 1 mile, 1/2 mile, and 500 yard Runs When: Saturday, June 7th, 2014 Where: Riverview Park, Truckee   The Truckee Running Festival is an event that Granite Chief fully supports.  You can sign up for the Big Blue Adventure event the day before at Granite Chief Ski and Mountain Shop in...
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  9. Granite Chief's Scholarship Athlete: AJ Hurt

    Granite Chief's Scholarship Athlete: AJ Hurt

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  10. Fall & All Its Color at Beautiful Lake Tahoe & Truckee

    Fall & All Its Color at Beautiful Lake Tahoe & Truckee

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