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

Win a Trip to Aspen Snowmass!

Shepherd & Schaller brings you the mountain lifestyle and ski culture you crave, even if you don’t live in the mountains.  Part of the laid back vibe is the music you love.  Keep the vibe going with tunes that take you back.  Tune to Peak3 Radio when you’re not here enjoying the station in our Downtown Wausau, WI store! (And notice the widget on this page to your right?  You can listen right here, right now!)

Peak3 Radio is easy on the ears and easy to love, especially when they want to send you on a trip to Aspen Snowmass!  Enter to win with Shepherd & Schaller!

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Contest Details: Contest runs Feb 15th – March 15th, 2015

·     1 consumer will have the chance to win a 4 day ski trip to Aspen Snowmass, for 2 people (4 nights lodging and 3 day lift pass).  1 winner will be picked randomly from all entries

·     1 ski shop employee will have the chance to win a 4 day ski trip to Aspen Snowmass too.  So please, pretty please, choose Shepherd & Schaller!

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How the contest works:

·     PEAK3 listeners and shop consumers will go to peak3radio.com<http://peak3radio.com>, click on the Aspen Snowmass giveaway homepage banner to access the contest

·     Consumers will be directed to a page to enter name, email, city, state, and zip code

·     On the entry page, there will be a list of participating shops with a ‘check box’ next to each shop listed

·     Consumers will select 1 shop they wish to “vote” for

·     Consumers must choose a shop to complete their entry

·     1 consumer will be drawn at random from all entries to determine the  winner

Hundies Matter! Shepherd & Schaller is Wisconsin Ski Racing HQ

Calling All Ski Racers!

Wausau is Wisconsin’s Ski Destination, and Shepherd & Schaller is headquarters to Alpine and Cross Country Racers alike.  Are you part of a team? Interested in trying something new? Have your eye set on a Gold Medal?   Come see us.  Racing equipment and maintenance is highly specialized and regulated.  You’ll want expert help and with 65 years experience, Shepherd & Schaller is where the experts shop, tune and wax their skis.

We partner with Granite Peak Ski Team and support Wausau Nordic Ski Club skiers, offering team members special pricing on race equipment.  We also contribute significantly to their ski swaps and support their fundraising activities year-round. Visit or call for contact info and details!  715-845-5432.Screen Shot 2014-10-20 at 9.56.57 AM