Black Friday Specials 2016, Wausau’s Favorite Outdoor Store

Happy Holidays from everyone at Shepherd & Schaller!  You simply have to visit charming downtown Wausau’s River District this season for gift shopping, entertainment, dinner out and of course a visit to your favorite Outdoor Store!

Take a peek at our Black Friday specials.  As always, we work tirelessly to bring you outstanding selection, value and service. Let our experience sweetly flavor your holiday shopping experience.


We’ll see you at a respectable 9am on Black Friday…




Ready, Aim, SHOP! Treasure Hunters Sale 2017

 When hunting season collides with holiday shopping, it’s easy to bag a prize during our Treasure Hunter’s Sale Nov 18-19, 2017.

Stalk our clothing and footwear departments for items tagged with a special Orange Deep Discount sticker! “Shoot” a photo in-store with your trophy purchase and post it online to get $5 in ShepsBucks to use during your next visit. 

All outerwear, sportswear, footwear, eyewear including sunglasses and goggles, helmets and winter accessories like gloves and hats are 10% off, unless you bag a specially marked item.  You’ll know because of the bright orange sticker or clearance dot.

We’ve even hidden some exciting prizes for you to stalk and a few savvy hunters will go home with great treasures from our downtown neighbors in Wausau’s River District too!

Celebrate hunting season and begin your holiday shopping season in Wausau where “orange weekend is the new black friday.”

  • Hunt for items marked with our 20% off Orange Dot
  • Shoot a Photo of your new found treasure and post it on social media to earn $5 in ShepsBucks. (See terms in-store)
  • Hunt for hidden prizes throughout the store.  Even a few from neighboring downtown Wausau retailers!
  • Bag 10% off all in-stock clothing, footwear, eyewear and helmets that don’t have a Dot Discount tag.
  • Shop our Clearance Center for up to 50% off clothing and shoes
  • Track sale priced ski and snowboard equipment


Treasure Hunter’s Sale is Nov 17-20, 2016 at Shepherd & Schaller

It’s hunting season and Shepherd & Schaller is making it fun for everyone.  Shop during our Treasure Hunter’s Sale Nov 17-20 for discounts and prizes that will be easy to find.
Peruse our clothing and footwear departments for items tagged with a special Orange Deep Discount sticker! “Shoot” a photo in-store with your “trophy” and post it to get $5 in ShepsBucks to use during your next visit.
We’ve even hidden some exciting prizes in the ski department for you to stalk and savvy hunters will go home with great treasures from our downtown neighbors in Wausau’s River District too!

Ski, Snowboard, Snow Shoe and Ice Skate Rentals at Shepherd & Schaller

Join the fun! See what all the fuss is about!

Shepherd & Schaller’s Winter Rentals will be available beginning Dec 26th, 2016!

Renting snow sports equipment is the perfect way to try before you buy, entertain friends, and enjoy the natural resources of the Wausau, Wisconsin area.  Visit us at  to make advance reservations for alpine and nordic skis, snowboards, snow shoes and ice skates.  (Prices are subject to change and equipment availability is at our discretion.) The fine print is included here so you know what to expect.

Our retail store in Wausau, Wisconsin Screen Shot 2014-08-27 at 11.03.56 AMoffers complete ski and snowboard rentals. Shep’s equipment rentals are perfect for new athletes, vacation fun, or entertaining guests. Our rental equipment is brand new each season, from the brands you know and love. We promise it’s tuned meticulously throughout the season, as well.

2015-2016 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day
Alpine Ski Recreational
Junior (10 & under)
     (Includes skis, boots, bindings, poles)
(Includes skis, boots, bindings, poles)
Alpine Ski Performance $35 $55 $25/day      (Skis & Bindings only (Additional $10/day for boots and/or poles.))
Junior (10 & under)
     (Board, bindings, boots)
(Board, bindings, boots)
Nordic Ski $15 $25 $10/day      (Skis, boots, bindings, poles)
Ski/Snowboard Helmet $10/day
Snowshoes $10 $15 $7/day
Ice Skates $10 $20 $10/day
Tennis Racquet $5 $10 $5/day

The fine print
Bring a valid credit card (Mastercard or Visa) and identification. Pre-payment is required. Rented items can be picked up an hour before the store closes the night before your rental dates start and are due by 10am the day after your last day of skiing (12:30 on Sundays). Late returns will be charged an additional rental day. Refunds are not issued due to your change of plans, inclement weather, ski area conditions or other circumstances not in Shepherd & Schaller’s control.  Rental documents must be signed by an adult (18+ years, parent or guardian) and are subject to equipment availability. Youth-size equipment is available in limited quantities.

Downhill ski bindings are adjusted to individual specifications. The process takes about ten minutes. Allow time for groups. A fee of $19.99 will be charged to the credit card on file for poles that are returned bent or broken.

Directions for the proper use of rented equipment will be given. Rental documents require an adult signature acknowledging release of liability.

*Purchase new ski or snowboard equipment from Shep’s within 90 days of your rental purchase and we’ll issue Rental Credit at 50% of the rental fees you’ve paid. Bring your rental receipt(s) and see a manager to receive this special offer within 90 days.bilde

If there are less than 48 hours until your desired pickup, please call us @ 715-845-5432 instead of using this form.

All rentals are distributed on a first-paid, first-served basis. We process all rental requests in the order they are received. We will call you within 48 hours of receiving your request to confirm your equipment and collect your payment.    NOTE: Our business hours are not the same as Granite Peak Ski Area, so please plan your rental return accordingly.  We do not pick up rental gear from hotels or ski areas.

We do occasionally run out of rental gear, especially during peak weekends. We will contact you if we cannot fulfill your reservation within one business day of receiving this form (please allow us 48 hours to process your request).

Groups: Please complete a form for each renter in your group and indicate your group name in the comments.

2015 Black Friday Deals at Shepherd & Schaller

We’re a little calm in the Black Friday storm.  Shop Shepherd & Schaller Sporting Goods from a civilized 8am-8pm on November 27th.  You’ll enjoy all that’s best about preparing for gift giving season.  Helpful expert customer service, a welcoming shopping environment and genuine value.  Our premium outdoor specialty equipment, outerwear, sportswear, footwear and accessories are discounted for savings you expect.  Ski and Snowboard equipment is all on sale, along with the accessories you need for a perfect day on the slopes.  Bikes, water sports and camping gear all have a gift-friendly low Shep’s price too.

Want a peak at the special deals you’ll get not only Black Friday, but while supplies last through December 6th?  Simply scroll!

Shepherd & Schaller Gift Cards are a welcome gift.  The skier or snowboarder on your list would love to treat their ski and snowboard gear to a day of TLC in our newly expanded Back Shop.  Four new Wintersteiger tuning machines in the hands of our artist, Pete Kohlmoos, tune your product to good-as-new condition, ready to set records on the race course and feel like butter under your feet.  Complete 10-step ski or snowboard tune and wax is $34.99 (Reg. $50).  We offer Hot Box wax, custom repairs and computer calibrated binding settings too.

And because we know you are wondering, Smartwool Socks will be Buy 3 Get 1 Free.  Santa’s favorite stocking!

Here are just a few of the deals in store:

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