Mountain Shop opens its doors as the Nestle Down Outdoor Shop on NE Broadway in Portland, OR, specializing in custom sleeping bags, backpacks, iron crampons, pitons + alpenstocks.
Timberline Lodge construction completed by W.P.A. & first ski lift in the world opens at Sun Valley Resort in Idaho.
Shop adds custom built skis, tuning and rentals to it’s product line. First Ski Patrol in USA formally incorporated on Mt. Hood.
Shop name changed to Mountain Shop to better reflect products and services.
Shop builds first metal edge skis. These skis + iron crampons shipped to US soldiers in the 10th Mountain Division during WWII.
Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort opens.
Mountain Shop locations reduced to original NE Broadway store.
Mountain Shop moves from original Broadway location to NE Sandy, occupying two floors of the historic Steigerwald Dairy building.
Today, Mountain Shop continues to provide the best camping, climbing, hiking and skiing equipment available.
The second of our three part Wy’East Ski Mountaineering Series is hosted by Timberline Lodge on April 1st. Come join the fun and test your skills. The series is designed to provide an introduction into the world of Ski Mountaineering (ski-mo) racing.
Pre-registration cost is $35 (per race) and ends March 30th for the second race
Day-of registration is $45
Registration will get you:
- Race Entry Fee
- Venue & Demo access
- 2 Free Raffle Tickets
- 50% Mountain Shop rental set-up for racing
*Rental gear must be picked up from the shop the day prior to racing and the participant must have printed proof of registration to receive discount*
Race Day Schedule:
The Timberline race will be fundraising money for the Children’s Cancer Association.
Not planning to race? There is still plenty of fun to be had! Come check out the Demo Tent where you can try out select Mountain Shop skis and gear. Plus, Mountain Shop has partnered with Timberline Ski Patrol, Timberline Mountain Guides, Portland Mountain Rescue and NWAC to offer an Introduction to Alpine Touring Clinic. Cost is $10 with all proceeds benefiting the NWAC. Pre-Registration for the clinic is required.
For more details and to register for the Alpine Touring Clinic, click HERE
Stick around for the after race award ceremony and celebration party inside the YBar to eat, drink and mingle with other mountain sport lovers.
The third and final race will be happening at Mount Hood Meadows with date TBD. Stay tuned – more details coming soon!
Find the course description for Joy Break by Mountain Shop Manager Guy Trombley below: