The Mountain Shop offers the best camping, climbing, hiking, and skiing equipment available. 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. We make it easy for our customers to enjoy their time in the outdoors! Serving our local community now for over for over 80 years, we are the oldest, most specialized, and most local outdoor shop in the country.

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    1937

    Mountain Shop opens its doors as the Nestledown Outdoor Shop on 7th and NE Broadway in Portland, OR.

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    1937

    Timberline Lodge construction completed by W.P.A. & first ski lift in the world opens at Sun Valley Resort in Idaho.

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    1937

    Everett and Ida Darr, owners of the Mountain Shop, work to establish the first volunteer ski patrol in the country.

  • Shop adds custom built skis, tuning, and rentals to its product line.

    1938

    Shop adds custom built skis, tuning, and rentals to its product line.

  •  Mountain Shop builds metal-edged skis, ice axes, crampons, backpacks for soldiers in the 10th Mountain Division for WWII.

    1943

    Mountain Shop builds metal-edged skis, ice axes, crampons, backpacks for US soldiers in the 10th Mountain Division for WWII.

  •  Darrs buy Old Government Camp Hotel, Multipur and Summit Ski Areas

    1944

    Darrs buy Old Government Camp Hotel, Multipur and Summit Ski Areas.

  • Darr builds new Ski Shop and Restaurant as well as a gas station near the Ski Bowl and Main Street intersection.

    1965

    Darr builds new Ski Shop and Restaurant as well as a gas station near the Ski Bowl and Main Street intersection.

  • Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort opens.

    1967

    Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort opens.

  •  Mountain Shop moves from original Broadway location to NE Sandy, in the historic Steigerwald Dairy building.

    2011

    Mountain Shop moves from original Broadway location to NE Sandy, in the historic Steigerwald Dairy building.

  •  Mountain Shop celebrates 80 years of business serving the outdoor community.

    2017

    Mountain Shop celebrates 80 years of business serving the outdoor community.

  • Mountain Shop continues to provide the outdoor community with the best equipment and services available.

    Today

    Mountain Shop continues to provide the best camping, climbing, hiking, and skiing equipment and services.

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