The Mountain Shop offers the best camping, climbing, hiking, and skiing equipment available, and makes it easy for customers to enjoy their time in the outdoors. We offer full rental packages, high-end demos, quality equipment repair, and the very best knowledge for custom fitting you to the right equipment, the first time. Learn More »


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Portland Alpine Festival!

Nov 14, 2017

The Portland Alpine Fest is a week-long celebration of mountain recreation, presented by the Mazamas, and Grivel . The festival brings the outdoor community together for a series of clinics, seminars and experiences that celebrate our shared interest in enjoying and preserving mountain environments!  Visit the website, www.portlandalpinefest.org, to see what the week-long celebration has in store!

Upcoming Events

  1. Portland Alpine Festival!

    November 14 - November 18
  2. An Evening With Colin O’Brady

    November 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Emergency Preparedness Workshop & Kit Build

    December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Wy’east SisterHood December Adventure: Trillium Lake Snowshoe!

    December 16 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

From The Blog

We’re Hiring!

Mountain Shop is looking for talented people to join our team. We specialize in providing cutting edge gear and exceptional service to Portland’s community of outdoor adventurers and athletes. Our employees are enthusiastic and knowledgeable outdoor gear-heads who are committed to outfitting our customers and helping them get out and get after it. The ideal candidate should have a high level of expertise in one or more of the following activities: Backpacking Climbing Mountain biking Mountaineering Skiing (especially Alpine Touring, Nordic, Ski Mountaineering, and/or Splitboarding) Trail running   In addition, professional experience in one of the following areas is a… Read More »

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Snowvana 2017

We’re stoked to be a part of Snowvana, the ultimate celebration of snow sports! A two day festival taking place on October 20th and 21st, Snowvana features live music, a film festival, brewfest, local food, regional resorts and up to 50% off all gear. Learn more at https://snowvana.com/ #snowvana17  

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Salmon Headwaters Cleanup with Snowrider Project

It’s that time of year again to come out, and give some love back to Mt. Hood for all the snow this season! Join us for a fun day on the mountain coordinated by the Sandy River Basin Watershed Council and Snowrider Project, in partnership with the Mt. Hood National Forest Zigzag District, Timberline Lodge, and others.Saturday September 16th, meet at the Climber’s Lot at 10AM. Coffee and donuts will be provided for volunteers. Please wear sturdy shoes for climbing across variable terrain and bring work gloves, pick up sticks, and weather appropraite attire! Be prepared for weather changes! Lifts will… Read More »

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Meet Our Team

Gary Lawton
Gary was born and raised in North Carolina. After a three year stint in Alaska in the late 80′s he settled in Portland and is happy to call Oregon home. Gary has worked in outdoor retail for over 25 years, and has been at the Mountain Shop since October 2012.  He simply loves life in the outdoors and loves to share his experience in helping others choose the right gear, especially if it means lightening your pack. Over the years he has enjoyed hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, mountaineering, and bicycling.  His greatest accomplishment in the mountains was a summit of… Read More »

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