Find top-of-the-line mountain recreation gear at Granite Chief ski and mountain shop in downtown Truckee on the way to Squaw Valley Lodge. In business since 1976, Granite Chief is the expert source for backcountry skiing, hiking climbing and biking in and around the Granite Chief Wilderness, Truckee and Lake Tahoe basin. Whether its equipment know-how or recommendations on where to enjoy the best of the outdoors at Lake Tahoe and Squaw Valley, the staff at Granite Chief are friendly and knowledgeable. In addition to retails sales, Granite Chief offers a variety of rental equipment including paddleboards, kayaks, skis and snowboards. Granite Chief is open daily, excluding Christmas Day.