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Join the American Alpine Club and C.A.M.P. for the 4th Annual Craggin Classic at Smith Rock. This weekend climbing festival features pro-athletes Beth Rodden and Jonathan Siegrist teaching clinics. Climbers from all over come for games, food, beer, and Craggin’ Classic Raffle Saturday night. Check out the full clinic schedule, registration and more info HERE.
Smith Rock is the birthplace of sport climbing, thus it is very fitting that the American Alpine Club Craggin’ Classic is held there each year. September 4-6th is the 4th Annual Smith Rock Craggin’ Classic and the line up of events promises a fun weekend of climbing, food, beer, and entertainment. Pro-climbers Beth Rodden and Jonathan Siegrist are headlining the event, teaching clinics and just generally being awesome. The weekend kicks off with the Black Diamond Happy Hour at Redpoint Climber’s Supply where you’ll find prizes, a slideshow, and of course, beer. Wake up to a hot breakfast the next morning… Read More »
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It may be the dog days of summer, but climbing season is no where close to over! Stock up on some shiny new Black Diamond Camalots at 25% off. These rad prices are temporary, and limited to in-store purchases only. So come on in to the Mountain Shop and stock up on protection! Sale dates: August 28th – September 10th
Pacific Crest Trail Days is just around the corner, and we want to make sure you’re ready! Mountain Shop is partnering with NW Alpine to bring you an epic event celebrating the PCT. Come get funky with us Wednesday, August 12th for the PCT Days Pre-Funk Party and Sale! Starting at 6:30pm we’ll have free Base Camp Brewing beer and Hot Lips pizza for you to munch on while perusing the sweet deals of NW Alpine’s most epic sale ever. NW Alpine is closing out all current inventory to make way for their sweet new Fall 2015 line. You’ll even have the… Read More »
The Mountain Shop is the oldest mountaineering, climbing, back packing, and ski shop in North America, opening its doors in Portland, Oregon over 77 years ago.
Timberline Lodge and the Mountain Shop opened for business in the same year, 1937.
The Mountain Shop originally opened its doors in 1937 as the Nestle Down Outdoor Shop, selling custom made sleeping systems. Their famous 6 ½ pound premium down sleeping system sold for $27.50.
Original owners of the Mountain Shop, Everett and Ida Darr, were part of many notable first attempts and climbs in the Pacific Northwest, including Jefferson Park Glacier, Bonanza, and St Peters Dome.
The site of present day Charlie’s Mountain View bar in Government Camp was the site of Darr's Mountain Shop, for over 25 years. During this time the Mt. Hood Ski Patrol headquarters was also housed inside.
In the late 1930’s, the Mountain Shop was contracted by the U.S. Department of Defense to build mountaineering axes and metal edge skis. This equipment was used by the 10th Mountain Division to help assist the US fight against axis powers in WWII.
In the 1970’s Mountain Shop had a second store in Sun Valley, Idaho.
In the 1980’s the Mountain Shop’s annual Pajama party didn’t start until after midnight and ran thru the middle of the night with discounts getting deeper the later you came in.
In the 1990’s the shop staff was making twin tip skis for local skiers by breaking the tails of laminate GS skis, separating the layers, regluing and clamping the tails in antique tip presses, then shaping and riveting them.
2013 Mountain Shop buys the region’s most sophisticated Alpine and Nordic ski tuning machine; the same machine and tools the U.S. Ski Team uses at the Center for Excellence in Park City Utah.
In 2013 one of only two Campi Certified bike mechanics in Oregon joins the Mountain Shop staff.
In 2013 Adventure Bike Studio opens in the Mountain Shop, specializing in gravel grinders, fat tires, full suspension Mt bikes, endurance road bikes that are all custom fit for snow bike packing to full road touring.
The professional staff at the Mountain Shop carries over 175 years of collective experience working as outdoor professionals. We have four Guides, two Ski Patrollers, Nordic and Alpine ski coaches, snowboard instructors, Alpine and Nordic Masters Racers, a certified Campi Bike Mechanic, Serrota Certified bike fitters, five Climbers, one personal trainer, two Mountain Bike Patrollers, one ultra-light thru-hiker, a cultural anthropologist, two master ski and snow board technicians, more professionally certified boot fitters than you can shake a stick at, and one kick ass ballerina shredder.