Tagged with camping

Kickstart Your Comfort On The Trail

Kickstart Your Comfort On The Trail

We all know how important comfort is while you’re out on the trail. Whether you’re packing the most comfortable sleeping pad with you, or the most popular lightweight tent, a good night’s rest is the difference between a productive day or a slow grueling trek on the trail. Enter The Alpine Hammock, the first ever … Continue reading

The Big Agnes Q-Core Sleeping Pad in Action

The Big Agnes Q-Core Sleeping Pad in Action

This past weekend one of our MPGear crew members, Devin, went on a camping trip and he was looking for the perfect sleeping pad to take with him. After considering several different sleeping pads like self inflating pads, lightweight pads and some accordion style pads, he decided on the Big Agnes Q-Core Sleeping Pad. I … 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 – 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

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