Events

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… Read More »

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Mountain Shop is Hiring!

The merry crew here at the Mountain Shop is seeking to expand! We are hiring for seasonal cashiers, shop technicians and rental technicians. Experience is key but so is passion! We are seeking future team members with a genuine enthusiasm for the outdoors and for providing others with the advice, guidance and answers to help get… Read More »

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Meet: Brooke Jackson

PNW born and raised, Brooke Jackson recently moved to Portland and has now joined the Mountain Shop team. Whether it’s climbing, running, biking, hiking or any other sport – she does it! Brooke spent the last two years working in Thailand, studying yoga in Bali, trekking thru Nepal and lastly traveling throughout North America as… Read More »

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Event: PRG Expansion Party!

Portland Rock Gym is locally owned and has been part of the Portland community for 27 years. Now, September 26th, they are celebrating a giant new expansion! What does this expansion mean for you? + 12,000 sq feet of additional Space + 10,000 sq feet of additional Climbing + 80 Bike Parking spaces, 20 of which are covered… Read More »

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Sale: 40% Off Women’s Apparel

I always say, “Climbing is 10% skill, and 90% style!” My math might be a little off but the point is, if you look good, you feel good. Looking good while climbing can be tough, so we decided to bring in some rad climbing apparel. Of course, we would never ever sacrifice function for fashion…. Read More »

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Event: Smith Rock Craggin’ Classic

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… Read More »

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PCT Days Pre-Funk and Epic Sale!

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… Read More »

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When Thru Hikers Get Together: The Cascade Winter Ruck

The 2nd Annual Winter Ruck of the American Long Distance Hikers Association was held in Cascade Locks on Saturday. About 140 people, including me, Shutterbug (also known as Gary), to enjoy a day of clinics, learning, and comradery. I set up a Mountain Shop booth to highlight our selection of lightweight backpacks, hiking shoes, and… Read More »

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#SmallBizSat

Thanksgiving is a time for appreciating everything that we have: family, friends, good food to eat, beautiful mountains to play in, and so much more. Thus, it seems more than a little ironic that this day of thanks is followed immediately by a bargain hunting fueled shopping frenzy, that in recent years has been happening… Read More »

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Craggin’ Classic

What in the world is the Craggin’ Classic?! Glad you asked. The Craggin’ Classic is an annual climbing festival held at Smith Rock and hosted by the American Alpine Club and C.A.M.P. Running October 10th through 12th, the weekend is chalk full of awesome things! Start the weekend Friday evening with a Climber’s Party at… Read More »

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The Adventures of Gradie: National Dog Appreciation Day

Gradie, Mountain Shop dog here. And I’ve got GREAT news for all my four-legged friends: Today, August 26th, is National Dog Appreciation Day! That’s right! An entire day dedicated to celebrating all that we do for our humans. Finally, some recognition for all of the invaluable squirrel chasing. Just think about how many squirrels there would be… Read More »

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Post STP Thoughts

Another STP has come and gone. And, man, what a trip! This was my second time riding the Seattle to Portland, so I assumed it would go more smoothly than last year. This time I knew what to expect (see my previous blog, 6 Must-Do’s for the STP), and, in a lot of respects, I was… Read More »

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