Past Events

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 »

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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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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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Ram’s Head Results

First off, WOW! Thank you to everyone that came out and made this year’s Ram’s Head Randonee such a wild success! Thank you to all the racers. Thank you to all the vendors and reps. Thank you to everyone who supported the Northwest Avalanche Center by purchasing raffle tickets. Thank you to Meadows for hosting.... Read More »

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It’s go time!

Race day is right around the corner! And we could not be more excited! Why? Because the #RamsHeadRando14 is going to be awesome! That’s why! Demos + Race + Cold Beer + BBQ + Raffle Prizes Galore + More = Awesomeness… It’s simple math really. Plus, when you add in the fact that this whole… Read More »

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2014 Rams Head Randonee!

The Mountain Shop and Mount Hood Meadows are Co-hosting the 2nd Annual Rams Head Randonee Race on May 3, 2014! #RamsHeadRando14 The Rams Head Randonee is an uphill – downhill course laid out on the Mt. Hood Meadows Stadium complex, with a loop that wraps around Rams Head. This year’s course will include a short… Read More »

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#KeepRiding

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 events calendar begins to fill up. (Photo above by taken by Jared Kay of www.amplified-media.com)… Read More »

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Pre-Telluride Film Mixer

Looking for an adventure packed night for the whole family? Look no further! Started in 1979, Mountainfilm in Telluride is one of America’s longest-running film festivals. Through the years, in and out of trends and fads, the Mountainfilm in Telluride Festival has always been best described by one unchanging word: inspiring. Far more than any… Read More »

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Mt. Shop goes to Reel Rock!

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 war paint. Some may even be caught practicing their grunts, trying to decide between a… Read More »

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DPS Dreamtime

In January 2013 DPS opened a state-of-the-art factory on the Wasatch Front in Utah. This new facility employs twenty area workers, R+D capabilities have expanded infinitely, and exciting innovations continue to emerge. For example: the iconic Spoon was the first ski produced, and the technology from it has been incorporated in the new Lotus 120… Read More »

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202.25 Miles

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 up for the STP had sounded like a good idea. Back then 90 days seemed… Read More »

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Ram’s Head Randonee Race Results

Our First Annual Ram’s Head Randonee Festival was a huge success. We had 47 race participants and many more who just enjoyed the demos, clinics, food and beer. Thanks to all of the vendors and participants for your attendance and efforts. We had a wonderful time and hope you all will join us again next… Read More »

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