Trip Report: South Sister Summit via Devil’s Lake Trailhead

By Jan Zarella

June 13, 2024

Trip Report: South Sister Summit via Devil’s Lake Trailhead

Jan takes on a late spring journey to the top of South Sister, and gives us the lowdown on the hike from Devils Lake.

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Trip Report: Peter Skene Ogden Trailhead to Paulina Falls

By Jan Zarella

May 17, 2024

Trip Report: Peter Skene Ogden Trailhead to Paulina Falls

Mountain Shop Staff Member, Jan, takes us on a beautiful 17.2 mile trail run from Peter Skene Ogden Trailhead to Paulina Falls. Read about her experience, learn the route, and see what gear she was wearing for the adventure!

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Mission Ridge Ski Demo Recap

By Jan Zarella

January 30, 2024

Mission Ridge Ski Demo Recap

Despite less than ideal weather, the 2024 Mission Ridge on-Snow ski demo was still a great time! Our Mountain Shop product testers went to try out new gear. Jan gives us her report, plus the rest of the crew lists their fave skis.

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2023 Semi Annual Garage Sale - Fall Edition!

By Mountain Shop

October 12, 2023

2023 Semi Annual Garage Sale - Fall Edition!

Our autumn edition of the Employee Garage Sale kicks off on October 13th! 7 days of super deals on previously-loved gear and steep discounts on past-season products.

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NEW: The Samaya 2.5 Tent!

By Steve Korpi

September 27, 2023

NEW: The Samaya 2.5 Tent!

Introducing the Samaya 2.5 tent - a 2-3 person, ultralight, ultra-versatile, 4 season dome tent from Samaya!

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Staff Pick | Rab Borealis Jacket

By Jan Zarella

September 6, 2023

Staff Pick | Rab Borealis Jacket

Our Staff Picks are a collection of items that our staff regularly uses and puts through the test right here in the Pacific Northwest! This Staff Pick features the Rab Borealis Jacket.

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2023 Christmas in July Sale

By Mountain Shop

July 20, 2023

2023 Christmas in July Sale

It's the 2023 Christmas in July Sale! We've got discounted alpine, Nordic, backcountry and splitboard packages with boots priced to sell! Need avalanche safety equipment? Find it at the sale for a discount. From tents to socks...it's all marked down. We've even got rentals to on sale! Happy Holidays!

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Steve's Guide to Shelters

By Steve Korpi

July 17, 2023

Steve's Guide to Shelters

A shelter is one of the most important pieces of gear you can bring, and it can also be one of the heaviest single items, so choosing the right one will be a personal choice based upon whatever criteria you find important, be it weight, features, price, color, materials, ease of setup or country of origin. In this article, Mountain Shop team member Steve Korpi summarizes the most important points to consider when choosing the perfect shelter.

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