April 1, 2014


Our friends over at OR Bike produce a monthly newsletter with all the latest, greatest, and most upcomingest cycling centric events around the state. Turns out Oregonians are pretty big on biking, and as the weather begins to change, the read more…

Climb Like a Girl: International Women’s Month

March 29, 2014


March is International Women’s Month. That’s right, an entire month dedicated to celebrating all the strong, beautiful women you know. (Although if you ask us, it should be a year long celebration!) To celebrate women everywhere the American Alpine Club read more…

Mt. Shop goes to Reel Rock!

September 17, 2013

Around this time each year you might notice a change in your climber friends. They may be rearranging their climbing rack for the 11th time this week, or walking around the house with climbing chalk smeared on their faces like read more…

202.25 Miles

July 12, 2013

200 miles of pedaling, blistering sun, and pain. This is what I think about as I pack for the Group Health Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic, wondering what the heck did I get myself into. About 3 months ago signing read more…

Garmont Cosmos Issues

December 11, 2012

Dec 11, 2012 UPDATE: We had some down time in the shop, and decided to actually put the Cosmos to the ASTM Machine and see what the exact release values where. We looked at the Cosmos compared to the Scarpa read more…

Winter and Holiday Hours

December 5, 2012

In our continued efforts to provide our customers with the best service and convenience, we will be extending our store hours beginning Thursday December 13. Our new weekly hours will be: Thursday & Friday 10am – 9pm Saturday – Wednesday read more…

NEW! Alien Cams

June 12, 2012


Mountain Shop is proud to be the exclusive retailer for Alien Cams in Portland! After Colorado Custom Hardware (CCH) stopped manufacturing the greatly desired Aliens, there was a void to be filled. Trusted climbing manufacturer Fixe Hardware, based in California, read more…

Good Outlook for PNW Ski Mountaineering Season

May 7, 2012

Wallowas June 2011 129

With the late season boost in snowpack it looks like May, June, and even July will be prime for skiing in the NW high country. With the ski areas winding down with plenty of snowpack there are a lot of read more…

NW Alpine – Exclusively @ Mountain Shop

April 17, 2012

NW Alpine

As we mentioned last month, we are dedicated to bringing our customers the best gear possible, especially when that gear is made locally (see our Cilo Gear post). With that in mind, we here at Mountain Shop are proud to read more…

Oregon Field Guide – Mount Hood: Climbing Oregon’s Highest Peak

April 11, 2012

Mt. Hood from the South

Oregon Public Broadcasting’s (OPB) Oregon Field Guide, recently aired a special on climbing Mount Hood. The half hour special titled “Mount Hood: Climbing Oregon’s Highest Peak,” takes a look at the history of Mount Hood’s notable climbs, climbers, characters and read more…

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