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Let their be light!

Here at Mountains Plus, we enjoy commuting to work by other means outside of driving our own cars. Its fun to be outside, and feels good to get the exercise. Although biking to work is fun year round, when the seasons start changing and the sun sets by 4 in the afternoon cyclists need to … Continue reading

Stickup in the Yakima Canyon!

Out-in the Yakima River Canyon, I was riding the trails today, on my Bighorn, gazing along the tops of the hills. Ah, fresh snow, best be getting ready for winter. When out of the bushes jumped a fella, “This is a Stickup mister”. I said, “Alright, let’s settle down EZ Rider. What do you want?” … Continue reading

Fees Waived on V-Day

The fees at lands managed by the National Parks will be waived this Wednesday, November 11th, in honor of Veterans Day. If you have to work, call in sick and get out and explore the National Park that is right next door. If you can’t get out, check out the The National Park series by … Continue reading

Out of Sweets, MPGear has got some Treats!

Out of Halloween candy? MPGear.com has got a bag full of goodies for you. No cavities! Guaranteed! (Well, unless you fill up your reservoir with liquid sugar and neglect brushing your teeth for a week on that 93 mile hike.) Atlas Elektra 923 Kits – 42% OFF! Camelbak 70 oz. UnBottle – 50% OFF Gregory … Continue reading

ATLAS-Race, Run, Elektra

A new shipment of Atlas snowshoes has just arrived at MPGear. All around the world, Atlas snowshoes have blazed a path, from the Rockies to the Alps. With a pair of Atlas Race snowshoes strapped to your feet you can deliver that punishing blow to your fellow competitors racing in the snow and capture a … Continue reading

TRANSPORT your gear with an OSPREY

We are getting close to the holiday season which means one thing…travel!! And Osprey has the new bags that will get you and your gear where you need to go. The new Transporter series has four bag sizes to meet all your basic gear hauling & travel needs. The Transporter 46 is sized perfectly for … Continue reading

The best things in life ARE free

Over the years, Mountains Plus has developed a reputation in the outdoor community for offering outstanding products at a great price. One of the ways we’ve achieved this status is by offering a free accessory with the purchase of an item (free footprints with the purchase of a tent, for example). Last year we began … Continue reading

Extreme Makeover: Inov8 X-Talon Edition

The X-Talon 212 was one of our best selling shoes during the ’08-’09 season, so it’s no surprise that our friends at Inov8 decided to expand the X-Talon line for this year. When we first heard about the X-Talon 240 several months back, we were, of course, very excited and eager to see what the … Continue reading

SLACKERS UNITE

You’ve seen them around. In neighborhood parks all across the world, so-called “slackers” have been spotted in rapidly increasing numbers. You can pretend to ignore them and try to turn a blind eye, but let’s face it: the slackers aren’t going away any time soon, so better to your advantage to hop on this bandwagon … Continue reading

BOB Stroller Sale is almost over!

If you have been considering a BOB stroller, then chances are you’ve done your research and you know BOB has been making and selling the best child strollers around. BOB not only makes their strollers so they last longer than you need them to, but they are also designed to be versatile and go practically … Continue reading

SPOT Personal Tracker Rebate Program

If you have been looking at picking up one of these new SPOT satellite GPS messengers, NOW is the perfect time to jump on that boat. From June 1st through August 3rd, if you pick up a SPOT Satellite Messenger at regular price ($149.95), you can get a rebate for $50, $75, or even a … Continue reading

Stay cool in THESE shades!

Native Eyewear has released a few new styles for 2009 which we thought would be a big hit on Mountains Plus. They have a couple new square style frames that will be great for those looking for sunglasses they can wear to the beach or on that next camping trip. The Bomber (starts at $94) … Continue reading