2017 Ski & Snowboard Demo

Join us at Granite Peak Ski Area on Saturday, March 4th, 2017 and see what all the fuss is about!  We’ll have tons of vendors with their 2017-18 gear featuring the greatest advancements in performance & looks. Ride it all – snowboards, race skis, free ride skis and cruisers. Check out the new helmets and goggles too. Try before you buy!

One $5 donation to local ski and snowboard programs is requested. When you register, you’ll become eligible for door prizes.

Demo at Granite Peak is organized by Shepherd & Schaller Sporting Goods and runs from 10am-3pm.

Mark your calendars for both events; play at the hill then come to the shop! We’re dying for you to see the new stuff (because we think it looks great).

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Calling All Treasure Hunters! Orange is the New Black, Nov 17-20

screen-shot-2016-10-31-at-11-45-15-amWhen holiday shopping collides with hunting season, we like to say “orange is the new black!” Why wait another week for discounts? Selection is best right now, and savvy treasure hunters will be rewarded during our Treasure Hunter’s Sale Nov 17-20 with 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” purchase and post it 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 in 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 is the new black.”

  • 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

 

Buck up and put on a Kromer

22aa6e46304e2e63aa924355225833c8Cold weather is no excuse to stay inside. While folks here may be a little “cheesy,” as in Wisconsin’s famous export, we’re serious about spending time outdoors all twelve months.  And for about nine of them you’ll find Stormy Kromer hats are a uniform in Wisconsin.

It’s the windproof boiled bool, magic pull-down earflap, awesome bow and handsome brim, though we don’t get much sun in these parts.  But most of all is because we all look so great wearing them, and have since 1903 when the famous cap was born in Wisconsin.

Our friends at Northern Michigan’s Stormy Kromer factory put together a little history video.  We like it and think you will too.  Come see us in Downtown Wausau, WI when you’re ready to pick out your first Kromer, or your tenth.  And if you didn’t catch on already, our favorite hat is Made in the USA.  Another good thing.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference When You Shop at Shepherd & Schaller

Shop with us and your purchase does more.  Since 1949 Shepherd & Schaller has supported the greater Wausau area by contributing time, talent, dollars and merchandise to organizations that make our community a wonderful place to live.  You’ve likely been touched by these organizations, or know someone who has.  To name just a few groups we’ve been involved with:

  • Wausau Rotary Club, Wausau Kiwanis, Wausau Lions, Downtown Wausau Action Council, River District Wausau, Main Street Wausau, Central Wausau Progress, Wausau Area Chamber of Commerce, Wausau Board of Education, Grand Theater Foundation, The Women’s Community, Blessings in a Backpack, Festival of Trees supporting Aspirus Comfort Care & Hospice, Ski for Youth, Granite Peak Ski Team, Granite Peak Ski Patrol, Rib Mountain Ski Club, Wausau Nordic Ski Club and countless schools, teams and youth programs.

But you can feel good about your purchase at Shep’s for another reason too.  Many of the brands we stock feel the same way we do about corporate responsibility, recycling, treating people fairly and paying attention to the impact they make locally and globally.

7-26-16-b-d4g-520x520For example, our friends at Toad&Co make awesome clothing you love to live in and they’re thoughtful about the world we live in. Since 1997, every item of Toad&Co clothing sold contributes to creating opportunity for adults with disabilities. Their mission statement says it all: “Our Mission: To lead with integrity and weave optimism into everything we do; To create meaningful change through socially and environmentally smart business; To inspire people to live their fullest lives.”

400x225_fairtrade2Patagonia is a company famous for it’s environmental and social consciousness.  Their mission statement: “Build the best product, cause no unnecessary harm, use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis.”   Visit their website to read about their efforts related to the supply chain, sourcing, Fair Trade and much more.

 

csr_comm_1Arc’teryx is a technical outerwear company known for it’s exquisite quality and craftsmanship. They too values long term thinking on environmental stewardship, responsible manufacturing, and community engagement.

 

 

screen-shot-2016-10-03-at-12-03-39-pmPrana is committed to Fair Trade and Sustainability practices that do no harm.  They have much to recommend if you are into being a Conscious Consumer.

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