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5 Great Washington Marathons Under $50

5 Great Washington Marathons Under $50

It’s no secret that a lot of marathons seem pretty over-priced. There’s nothing wrong with spending a little more every once in a while on a powerhouse marathon like the Rock & Roll series, but sometimes it’s hard to justify continuously spending $100+ to sweat your body weight during 26.2 miles of bittersweet torture (mostly … Continue reading

5 Must See Spring Hikes around Washington State

5 Must See Spring Hikes around Washington State

Spring has officially sprung here in Washington state! What better way to celebrate the warm weather, and break out of hibernation than to hit the trail and go for a hike. To find some of Washington’s most beautiful spring hikes, we contacted the experts. Our friends Nathan and Jer at have hiked just about … Continue reading

The Sea Eagle Has Landed

The Sea Eagle Has Landed

Have you heard the word?  The newest trend in water sports is stand up paddle boarding, or SUP!  I went out on a rare sunny and hot Tuesday evening to try and I have to say, I get it.  I have always loved the water and pretty much all water sports, so I am not … Continue reading

An Inforgraphic For Runners

Ever wonder what the most popular day runners go running on? Or, how you can avoid shin splints? We found this interesting infographic today via and thought we’d share it for your Wednesday afternoon entertainment…enjoy! More Health and Fitness News & Tips at Greatist.

Who Would Win…

Who do you think would win in a race between a snowkayaker and a snowsurfer (yes, that’s right…a snowsurfer, not a snowboarder!)? The result may surprise you…or may not, either way it’s a fun video to check out!  

Celebrity Gear Outfitting – Bob Dylan Edition

Sorry we’re a little later with this than we’d originally planned, but hey…better late than never, right? In case you missed our last edition (featuring Katy Perry), these installments take a celebrity and hypothesize what that person would buy if he or she were to walk into Mountains Plus looking for a tent, backpack, and … Continue reading

Tents Lost at Sea!

Outdoor retailers, in the midst of a perfect storm, find themselves scrambling to soften the angry cries coming from disappointed customers. Outdoor retailers are battling, fighting and outbidding one another, along with the high rolling box stores of Costco, Home Depot and Wal-Mart, for cargo shipping space.  A battle between David and Goliath and it … Continue reading

Mount Glastenbury Here We Come!

Pete O’Gear here, checking in for this weeks adventure.  I’ll be travelling to Vermont this week with my Losi 3P tent, Losi 3P pawprint, and a couple good friends.  We plan to hike the 23 mile Glastenbury Mountain trail.  As many of the good folks from Marlboro Vermont know, this covers a small portion of … Continue reading

Armstrong Stung by Honey Stinger!

Yesterday, in an announcement that stung the biking world, seven-time tour de France champion Lance Armstrong, stated that he has become part-owner of the honey-based natural energy gel, bar, and organic chew maker Honey Stinger. Lance, in his new role (which at this time remains undisclosed), will become chief beekeeper, replacing the once proud nine-time … Continue reading