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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

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Gear Review: OR Helium II

It’s that time of year when the snow is melting, spring showers have arrived, and we all want to be outdoors all the time. A spring must-have for your apparel arsenal is the Outdoor Research Helium II Jacket. Weighing in at just 6.5 ounces it is one of the lightest, waterproof jackets on the market, making… Read More »

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The Gift of Safety

Do you love someone who loves the outdoors? Give them the gift of safety with a satellite communication device! And now is the perfect time to do so. Both inReach and SPOT are offering special Christmas deals. These devices allow your loved one to send a message, letting you know that they are safe on… Read More »

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Gift Guide for Outdoorsy Folks

Thanksgiving has past, and Christmas is nearly upon us! Let us help make your holiday gift giving a little bit easier this year. We asked each Mountain Shop staff member to tell us what they are most stoked on, so that you can get the perfect gift for each outdoorsy person on your list. Check out… Read More »

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NEW! DPS Skis

We’re proud to be the exclusive Portland dealer for DPS skis, a leader in innovative ski design and shaping. After monitoring their progress for several years (one of our employees actually ran their demos for a season), we are excited to represent this innovative brand in Portland. In accordance with DPS, we are not selling… Read More »

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New Climbing Guide to NW Oregon

Northwest Oregon Rock is Tim Olson’s newest title. Tim’s guidebook Portland Rock Climbs, has been a consistent seller- for a climbing guide. We’re incredibly excited to see some of our favorite climbing areas, some of which had been lost to the annals of out-of-print guides, make a resurgence in Tim’s book. We are a little… Read More »

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Introducing Hyperlite Mountain Gear

Hyperlite Mountain Gear (HMG) is a designer, manufacturer and supplier of durable lightweight and ultralight outdoor gear. The idea for the company began 2 years ago when founder, Mike St. Pierre began experimenting with reducing his gear weight. An outdoor enthusiast, he would escape the city streets of New York and head to the mountains… Read More »

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NEW! Alien Cams

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, bought the patents and began manufacturing out of their factory in Spain. With the saturation… Read More »

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Good Outlook for PNW Ski Mountaineering Season

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 opportunities to keep skiing. Here at the Mountain Shop, we are stocked up with the… Read More »

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NW Alpine – Exclusively @ Mountain Shop

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 introduce NW Alpine, a small company based in Portland, Oregon. NW Alpine began with the… Read More »

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Cilo Gear

In our continued effort to bring you the very best quality and highest performance gear, we’re very proud to announce our exclusive partnership with CiloGear. CiloGear (pronounced chee-low) makes some of the highest quality climbing and mountaineering packs on the market. With top notch fabrics, bomb-proof construction and designs that work flawlessly. Not good enough,… Read More »

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Online Climbing Guides

In an effort to answer a lot of common questions and provide our customers with the best information available, we at the Mountain Shop have begun developing an online climbing guide section to our website. Currently this consists of a guide to the common South Side Routes on Mount Hood, but this will soon grow… Read More »

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