The Mountain Shop offers the best camping, climbing, hiking, and skiing equipment available, and makes it easy for customers to enjoy their time in the outdoors. We offer full rental packages, high-end demos, quality equipment repair, and the very best knowledge for custom fitting you to the right equipment, the first time. Learn More »

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Last Ascents: The Changing Face of Glaciers and Mountaineering

Dec 13, 2017

As climate change impacts glaciers worldwide, we are facing the loss of not only some of nature’s most dramatic environments, but the pathways up the most iconic peaks. While impacts from climate change are far-reaching, how do we understand it and address it as resource dependent, environmentally conscious, and outdoor adventure focused Northwesterners? We’ll take a look at climate change in Northwestern alpine environments and the stories this change writes both for environment and for mountain adventure.Kali Abel is a glaciologist, professor, science writer, and ultra adventurer. She has traveled the world and seen firsthand the effects of climate change.... Read More »

Upcoming Events

  1. Last Ascents: The Changing Face of Glaciers and Mountaineering

    December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Wy’east SisterHood December Adventure: Trillium Lake Snowshoe!

    December 16 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  3. Avalanche: Advanced, AIARE Level 1

    January 27, 2018 - January 29, 2018
  4. Advanced: Avalanche, AIARE Level 1

    February 9, 2018 @ 8:00 am - February 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

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We’re Hiring!

Mountain Shop is looking for talented people to join our team. We specialize in providing cutting edge gear and exceptional service to Portland’s community of outdoor adventurers and athletes. Our employees are enthusiastic and knowledgeable outdoor gear-heads who are committed to outfitting our customers and helping them get out and get after it. The ideal candidate should have a high level of expertise in one or more of the following activities: Backpacking Climbing Mountain biking Mountaineering Skiing (especially Alpine Touring, Nordic, Ski Mountaineering, and/or Splitboarding) Trail running   In addition, professional experience in one of the following areas is a… Read More »

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Snowvana 2017

We’re stoked to be a part of Snowvana, the ultimate celebration of snow sports! A two day festival taking place on October 20th and 21st, Snowvana features live music, a film festival, brewfest, local food, regional resorts and up to 50% off all gear. Learn more at #snowvana17  

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Salmon Headwaters Cleanup with Snowrider Project

It’s that time of year again to come out, and give some love back to Mt. Hood for all the snow this season! Join us for a fun day on the mountain coordinated by the Sandy River Basin Watershed Council and Snowrider Project, in partnership with the Mt. Hood National Forest Zigzag District, Timberline Lodge, and others.Saturday September 16th, meet at the Climber’s Lot at 10AM. Coffee and donuts will be provided for volunteers. Please wear sturdy shoes for climbing across variable terrain and bring work gloves, pick up sticks, and weather appropraite attire! Be prepared for weather changes! Lifts will… Read More »

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Meet Our Team

Steve Korpi
A family man and avid backpacker, Steve is a certified search and rescue K-9 handler. He never sets out on an adventure without telling a loved one where he is going and when he will be back, who will report him missing if he is overdue. He and his faithful K-9, Seasha, are on 24 hour call to locate lost persons in the wilderness or in the city. Originally from Massachusetts, Steve relocated to Oregon and started at the Mountain Shop in 1998.


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