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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

Hoop and Holler with MSR Tents!

Hoop and Holler with MSR Tents!

MSR’s Hoop 2 Person Tent and Holler 3 Person Tent have just been reduced by $100! Both tents are ultra roomy, three-plus season tents, which offer optimal protection from the elements. They are perfect for the tallest campers and both have enough room to comfortably fit your Therm-a-Rest mattresses. Their free standing design, including 2 doors for easy access, will … Continue reading

We’re Not The Only Ones Who Love Nemo’s Gear

We’re Not The Only Ones Who Love Nemo’s Gear

One of our top selling brands, Nemo, has received a lot of press recently and for good reason as there’s plenty to love about Nemo’s gear. Their products include tents ranging from featherweight to extreme condition mountaineering tents, sleeping pads and pillows, tent accessories, green gear and they also just recently introduced a new series … 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

Nemo Nano Elite Tent Reviewed by Gear Junkie

T.C. Worley, of the Gear Junkie, posted a glowing review of the Nemo Nano Elite Tent. The tent was spotlighted, among other things, for its outstanding performance and popularity among adventure racers. You can read the review in its entirety here. And now that you’re eager to buy, you can purchase the tent (with a … Continue reading

Mother’s Day Tent Sale!

The Mother’s Day tent sale at MPGear has just been activated.  If you are looking for a tent for your wife, your mother, or your family, now is the time to get shopping. For a limited time, and you do realize that Mother’s Day is only a couple days away, MPGear has reduced the price … Continue reading

Those Folks are Tent Smart at Nemo!

The Nemo design team has incorporated a modular vestibule setup option for their new lightweight backpacking tents, the Espri 2P and the Espri 3P.  This provides the backpacker with a choice of fly and tent vestibule options, tent vestibule modularity. Many hikers span their time in the backcountry over three seasons, hiking overnight, on multi-day … Continue reading

Trail Weight, Packed Weight, Fly Weight, What?

One of the most frequently asked questions the folks at MPGear hear is, what is the difference among the three weights listed for one tent: trail weight, packed weight, and fast fly weight. Tent manufactures, such as Big Agnes and MSR supply this data to the diligent consumer to aid in good product research. If … Continue reading

Photo Friday Winner!

Submitted by Team Checkpoint Zero. Pictured is the Big Agnes Seedhouse SL 2P, along with some drying clothes and hey, the MPGear banner. Taken at the Abu Dhabi Adventure Challenge along the coast of United Arab Emirates. Team Checkpoint Zero competed with 40 other teams from around the world and placed 21st! Checkout their write-up … Continue reading