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Ultimate Gear From Ultimate Direction

Ultimate Gear From Ultimate Direction

Designed with the ultra-runner in mind, Ultimate Direction has created the brand new Signature Series Race Vests. The vests are inspired by three of the world’s best ultra-runners and are packed with impressive features, including power mesh for zero bounce on your run. If you’re gearing up for your next adventure race, these vests are … Continue reading

The Perfect Backpack for Your Next Autumn Hike

The Perfect Backpack for Your Next Autumn Hike

This past weekend we said good-bye to summer and welcomed autumn with open arms. Autumn is one of the most beautiful times to head out and visit your favorite hiking trails. There are the bright colors of foliage to experience, crisp chill air to breath and plenty of other exciting adventures to look forward to … Continue reading

MPGear Labor Day Sale Preview

MPGear Labor Day Sale Preview

MPGear is here to give you a reason to be happy about the fact that the summer is coming to a close. Today kicks off our Big Labor Day Sale where you can find savings up to 60% OFF on backpacks, apparel, sleeping bags & pads, tents and bikes for you and your little one. … Continue reading

The NEW Poco Child Carriers from Osprey

The NEW Poco Child Carriers from Osprey

Spring time is here, and it’s time to get out and enjoy nature with your little ones! The Poco child carriers are a new addition to Osprey’s family and they are loaded with lots of innovative features that enhance comfort and durability. The Osprey Poco is available in three different models, each one a step … Continue reading

Celebrity Gear Outfitting – Katy Perry Edition

At Mountains Plus, we frequently discuss ideas for interesting blog topics. We also frequently watch Pop music videos (Lady Gaga, Backstreet Boys, Beyonce, etc.) at the office. This morning, we found ourselves doing both simultaneously (amidst Katy Perry’s “California Gurls“) and wondered, “If Katy Perry walked into Mountains Plus needing a tent, backpack and sleeping … Continue reading

The “Evolution” of Backpacking

I remember when I first started backpacking as a kid in the early-to-mid 70’s (I know, I know… that dates me, and I really don’t like thinking about it!).  My family had been backpacking for years, so as soon as I got old enough to carry a pack I got a hand-me-down Kelty external frame … Continue reading

Backpacker Selects Weeklong and Weekend Packs!

The 2010 Backpacker Gear guide recently selected the Osprey Aether 70 and the Osprey Ariel 65 as the heavy duty workhorses for weeklong backpacking endeavors.  The long main compartment zipper provides convenient accessibility to your gear and the harness system provide a soothingly comfortable fit.  Select your backpack at a comfortable MPGear price. Also making … Continue reading

Greenday on Earth Day at MPGear!

Join in the celebration of Earth Day at MPGear with a Greenday gear 10% off coupon.  Use greenday as the coupon code during your check out process after selecting your green gear from the green gear category. No doubt about it, 10% off! Ok, enough g-words to make your Brain Stew/Jaded?  Well then, Welcome to … Continue reading