The End is Near!

Hey Midwest Skiers!  Sept 30 (Friday) is the last day to get the early bird price on your Granite Peak season pass, and on new ski and snowboard equipment at Shep’s Preseason Snow Sports Sale. Why pay more on 10/1?  Tick Tock!

Need details about the Granite Peak Ski Area season pass? Here’s the details from their website:

NEW THIS YEAR: SKI FREE at Lutsen Mountains! Season Pass holders each receive TWO COMPLIMENTARY LIFT TICKETS to Lutsen Mountains (no blackout dates) during 2016-2017 season. ADDITIONAL DAYS MAY BE PURCHASED AT 50% OFF. PLUS SAVE 20% ON SKI-IN/SKI-OUT LODGING at Eagle Ridge Resort at Lutsen Mountains.

2016-17 Season Pass Sale Rates

Now – 9/30     10/1 – 11/10     After 11/10
Adult (13+)               $394                $444                $494
Child (6-12)
Senior (65+)             $294                $344                $394
Family up to Four*   $1194               $1344             $1494
Family Pass Additional Child** add $199

*(Family (up to 4): Family constitutes Parents and their own children, 22 years of age or younger.
** (Family Additional Child: $199 each additional child, 22 years of age or younger;
Note: if a 12-year-old turns 13 before November 10th, an adult pass is required.)

Any pass processed on or after Opening Day will incur an additional $10.00 processing fee for each pass. NO EXCEPTIONS.
All prices are subject to 5.5% sales tax and 3% facility enhancement fee.
Tax will be added to all prices
Season-long Rentals: Adults, $199; Children $169 (plus tax).
Add Season Equipment Rental to any Season Pass Purchase for only $199/Adult or $169/child excludes Premium or Demo skis). Season Equipment Rental must be purchased by November 10, 2016. All equipment must be returned to the Rental Shop at the end of the day.
Rental amount nonrefundable
For your convenience, please download and fill out our Season Pass Release Form and our Season Pass Rules Form or our Season Pass No Release Form. If you are unable to print, these forms are available at our main office.
If a 12 year old turns 13 on or before November 10th, 2016, an adult pass is required
How to Purchase 2016-17 Season Passes

Choose the quantity of Season Passes you would like, then click Calculate Total.
After ordering, a confirmation letter will appear on your screen. If you are unable to print the confirmation letter, we will keep a copy at Granite Peak. When you arrive to use your season pass, please be prepared to present proper identification.
Claiming Your Season Pass

Any pass processed on or after Opening Day will incur an additional $10.00 processing fee for each pass. This includes any single pass or family pass processed singularly. NO EXCEPTIONS.

To claim your season pass, bring your confirmation letter, order number, or photo ID to the Granite Peak Sales Office. You will then be asked to fill out a Season Pass Release form and Season Pass Rules Form. We will then take your photo, and you will receive your pass. Customers younger than 18 years of age will require a parent signature on the liability form.

We accept VISA, MASTERCARD, and Discover payments online. All transactions are processed by a secure server. Season passes purchased on-line may be used any day during the 2016-17 ski season; season pass purchases are non-refundable. No exceptions.

If you have further questions, feel free to contact our ticket administrators at 715.845.2846

After ordering, a confirmation letter will appear on your screen. If you are unable to print the confirmation letter, please write down your confirmation number and bring it with you to the main office. We will also keep a copy at Granite Peak. When you arrive to use your season pass, please be prepared to present proper identification.

If you have further questions, feel free to contact our ticket administrators at 715.845.2846

Carry in food and beverages of any kind are not allowed!

Do you have what it takes?

Image 1Shepherd & Schaller is Wausau’s Outdoor Store. With 67 years serving our community, we proudly offer the finest active apparel, footwear and outdoor sports equipment in the region. We’re all about the experience – the customer’s and our employee’s. And we’re growing!

Do you have what it takes? If you’re a people-person read on! You could be a great fit for our team if you’re friendly, creative, detail oriented, energetic, supportive and honest. Can you see the big picture to provide support and solutions to our guests and teammates? You’re the face of our business, providing expert and enthusiastic product advice, merchandise and general support to ensure an outstanding shopping experience. You’re prepared to talk with our retail customers, develop a relationship with them and sell our products. You’ll support the events we host and participate in.  You work as hard as you play.  This is no big box shopping experience.

We are flexible about scheduling and can work around your other obligations, but you can expect to spend nights, weekends and key shopping periods helping our customers. Lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs. is required.

We offer the coolest gear for outdoor enthusiasts, the manufacturers we work with believe in the things that matter, the events we host and support make a difference in our community and most importantly the customers we serve are our friends. As Tom Hanks says in the film ‘You’ve Got Mail,’ to us “It’s personal.”

You ski, bike, love the outdoors? You love fashion? Even better. Tell us about it. Send your resume to info@shepssport.com.

 

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2016/17 Ski & Snowboard Packages

Build it, bundle it, package it up.  For more than 30 years we’ve been encouraging you to build your perfect ski package and reap the benefit of our low, low packing pricing.

Yep.  You’ll pay less for each item in a package.  Less than our single item sale price!  Choose your ski, binding, pole, and/or board then shop our huge selection of ski and snowboard boots, also at our low package price.  You’ll be on the slopes with money left over for apres celebrations in your favorite chalet.

So what does that ad up to?  Here are a few sample packages to whet your appetite for the 2016-17 ski and snowboard season.  Notice that you can choose from several items to arrive at a price that is right for you!  Not seeing the hot new ski or board you’ve got your eye on?  Visit or call us to learn how much you’ll save and how little you’ll pay.

Wonder over to the accessories and clothing departments with all the money you saved on your equipment.  The perfect helmet with must-have MIPS technology, goggles and outerwear are waiting for you just around the corner.

Happy ski season!

Adult Alpine Package 1 copy Adult Alpine Package 2 copyAdult Alpine Package 3 copy Adult Alpine Package 4 copy Youth Alpine Package 1 - $360 (1) copy Youth Alpine Package 2 - $410 copy Youth Alpine Package 3 MSRP 435 copyAdult Snowboard Package 1 (1) copyAdult Snowboard Package 2 copyYouth Snowboard Package 1 copyYouth Snowboard Package 2 copy

New at Shepherd & Schaller for Winter 2016/17

As Wausau’s trusted snow sports experts, we’re counted on to stock favorite brands and cutting edge tech. Genuine expert advice is also our unique contribution to the scene. We live this stuff 24/7.

Naturally that means you’ll see a few new brands on our shelves Fall 2016. These outerwear and athleisure specialists have earned our respect:

Arc’teryx
Ice Peak
Luhta
Rukka
Aventura
Bench

Ski Season Is Never Really Over

You dream about it while you’re lying in the hot sun, a cold drink and sun screen at your side.  Or is it at a baseball game or ballet lesson?  Ski Season is on your mind!  It’s only a few months away, regardless of the time of year. Give in. Feel the wind on your skin, hear the crunch under your feet, taste the hot cocoa, if only in your dreams.  As for preparing for ski season, that you can do year round at Shepherd & Schaller in downtown Wausau, WI.  And you’d be smart to do it too, with clearance prices on equipment, clothing and accessories you’ll love.

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Pay half.  Save half.  Get 50% off the retail price of all remaining alpine and cross country ski equipment at Shepherd & Schaller through August 15th, 2016.  Skis, bindings, boots, poles and helmets are included.  Remaining snowboards, boots and bindings are 40% off.

Ski season.  We know it’ on your mind.