Bikepacking is a combination of biking and minimalist camping. It’s about human powered freedom, making adventure and journeying to places less traveled on single track, gravel, and quiet country roads. Brian will cover the following topics in his presentation: What is bikepacking? (Opposed to bike touring, etc.) Why it’s cool (For Brian, it’s getting out and seeing things from a different perspective and also a way to get to places to run, hike, paddle, etc) Bikepacking resources and trip planning (Brian will share some of his adventure stories and provide useful resources for you to tap into while planning your... Read More »
Ah, homecomings. Is there anything more sweet? The American Alpine Club, CAMP USA, and Redpoint Climbers Supply are proud to announce the return of the Craggin’ Classic Series to Smith Rock! Back in Oregon at historic Smith Rock State Park this September 15th to 17th, the 2017 event will feature films, slideshows, clinics, parties, community and local stewardship and conservation projects all in celebration of the Pacific Northwest’s climbing and climbers! Special guests include Tommy Caldwell, Jeremy Collins, and many more! For more info and to register, go to https://americanalpineclub.org/smith-rock-cc
The Mountain Shop is dubbing July as “Trail Running Month!” Each week our staff will lead group runs from the store, along with our featured trail footwear brands present to demo amazing products! Join us for the run, and stick around for refreshing beverages provided by Base Camp, snacks, Trail Butter, swag, and great raffle prizes! Checkout our facebook page to learn more.
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 »