Joy Break Race Day Video
Developing the Ski Mountaineering Race Series has been such a joy. Seeing the community come together to grow each race has been truly inspirational. Joy Break on April 1st had wet and windy conditions yet the racers fought on! Take a peak at this video created by Woodrow Hunt to get an idea of the series and… Read More »
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 »
How and Where to Capture Local Fall Colors
The seasons are changing and snow is starting to fall in the high country. As a photographer the highlight of this transition is the brilliant color of the fall foliage and looking for fall color influences where I choose to hike at this time of year. The fall colors usually peak in Oregon from mid… Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 »
SALE: Black Diamond Cams 25% Off!
It may be the dog days of summer, but climbing season is no where close to over! Stock up on some shiny new Black Diamond Camalots at 25% off. These rad prices are temporary, and limited to in-store purchases only. So come on in to the Mountain Shop and stock up on protection! Sale dates:… Read More »
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 »
The Science of Snow
Who am I, and why do I care about snow? It was via the love of quiet and a deep serenity that comes with the snow filled woods that brought me into the world of backcountry skiing and ski mountaineering. Backcountry was a natural extension of cross country forays in the winter landscape, ventures made… Read More »
Shop Parnter: Kaf Adventures
We are delighted to announce an addition to the Mountain Shop network: Kaf Adventures! An education focused guide service based in Seattle, Kaf has now launched an Oregon program based here in Portland. Founded in an alternative approach to guiding that focuses on the education of their clients, Kaf offers learning based opportunities in many… Read More »
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Today people lucky enough to have known him are gathering to remember the short, but full life of Dasan Marshall. In honor of this, we wanted to share one of our fondest memories of Dasan with those who love him. This story is from Jeremy Rooper, longtime friend of Dasan. “I got to know Dasan… Read More »
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