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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Stories Beyond Base Camp: Backcountry Skiing Nepal

Mar 28, 2017

  Mountain Shop and Base Camp Brewing Company are partnering to bring Portland a new regular speaker series!On the last Tuesday of every month, join us at Base Camp to gather around with fellow adventurers and travelers from all walks of life to hear Stories Beyond Base Camp. The goal is to create a fun and casual environment to share stories and inspire future adventures. Our first speaker just returned to Portland after spending a month in Nepal. Partnered with a newly formed foundation who is aiming to bring a ski and snowboard school to Nepal, Brooke Jackson and her partner... Read More »

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Gift Giving Guide

Check out Mountain Shop Ambassador Ben McKinleys’ video on the perfect gift guide for all the outdoor and adventure lovers on your list this season! Click the link below for the full video: Outdoor Gift Giving Guide

Posted in: New Products, News & Information, Reviews

What is the Right Age to Get Kids on Skis?

Winter Break is coming and many parents want to get out and enjoy the snow with their kids, but are they ready? Mountain Shop Athlete Ben McKinley (or as many know him as Dad Sherpa) shares his advice on what is the right age to get your kids out and skiing. According to Ben, there are four many factors to consider. Curious what they are? Check out his article below. As a 20 yr ski coach and father of two of little girls, people ask me all the time when they should start their kids skiing or snowboarding.  There is… Read More »

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POWDER ALERT provided by Ski Oregon

If you don’t already, sign-up to receive updates and information from Ski Oregon for some of the best and up-to-date information on ski conditions in the Oregon area. Their website is: www.skioregon.org Check out the latest report from Monday, Dec 5th below! Powder Alert   Good morning skiers and borders. If you haven’t been up riding or sliding yet, don’t worry, it’s only going to get better. What a great start to the season.   The snow level across Oregon drops to its lowest level of the season this week. Snow will accumulate as a low as 1,000 feet Monday morning and Tuesday, but… Read More »

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Meet Our Team

Josh Richards
Josh started working for the Mountain Shop 2 winters ago, right after moving to Portland. He was an intern for the Colorado Mountain School, where Josh got his AMGA SPI and AIARE level 1 in Rocky Mountain National Park. Josh grew up in the Pikes Peak region of Colorado, and has been skiing his entire life. Today,  Josh also guides for the Portland Rock Gym and loves his time at Base Camp. Josh would love to go on international adventure, as soon as he’s finished adventuring in the Pacific Northwest.  

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