Alpine Touring Rental Gear Early Season Guidelines

By Mountain Shop

November 10, 2020

Alpine Touring Rental Gear Early Season Guidelines

Early season snow is falling and flurries of winter weather advisories are in the forecast. This is just a reminder from the rentals department that early season snow on the mountain does not always mean good (or safe) skiing. We have some guidelines before we send out our alpine touring skis and splitboards to ensure our equipment stays top-of-the line and won't be damaged.

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The 10 Fall Hike Essentials!

By Mountain Shop

November 9, 2020

The 10 Fall Hike Essentials!

Hiking in the fall in the Pacific Northwest can feature sunny and 65 degree weather, a drizzly downpour and a 30 degree temperature downgrade, or sideways snow and freezing temps. Be prepared with the 10 fall hike essentials as your venture onto the trails this autumn.

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The Backcountry Best Seller: Voile Straps!

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November 2, 2020

The Backcountry Best Seller: Voile Straps!

We've assembled 10 uses for a Voile Strap and why you should add one to your shopping list, even if you aren’t a skier!

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Trip Report: Steens Mountain Wilderness!

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October 26, 2020

Trip Report: Steens Mountain Wilderness!

Mountain Shop expert Jan gives us her Steens Mountain Wilderness beta.

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BOOT FITTING IS BACK!

By Mountain Shop

October 20, 2020

BOOT FITTING IS BACK!

Boot fitting is back at Mountain Shop, by appointment only. Click below to find out more!

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Karly Osten's single-day through hike of the Enchantments

By Mountain Shop

October 19, 2020

Karly Osten's single-day through hike of the Enchantments

Chasing vibrant yellow larches and glassy glacier lakes, shop expert Karly took on the challenge of a single day through-hike of the Enchantments near Leavenworth, WA. Traversing through a valley surrounded by granite peaks in every direction, she found her jaw dropping as they rounded every corner. Read about Karly’s larch march through the Enchantments!

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Recipe for Successful Ski Season Savings!

By Mountain Shop

October 10, 2020

Recipe for Successful Ski Season Savings!

We know everyone loves a great deal, but does buying skis and/or ski boots online really save you that much money? Here at Mountain Shop we’ve brewed up the best recipe for a successful ski season at great prices. Read this quick recipe to learn how shopping local saves you money in the long run!

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Self-Supported Mt. Rainier Bike Circumnavigation: 153 miles!

By Mountain Shop

August 31, 2020

Self-Supported Mt. Rainier Bike Circumnavigation: 153 miles!

Mountain Shop ambassador and badass ultra runner Syd Long hit the road for a 153 mile single-day self-supported circumnavigation of Mt. Rainier on her bike! Click the image above to see more pics of her successful endeavor, and read more about her training, logistics, the ride and her gear.

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