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Mark Those Calendars – Free Entrance Days Ahead!

Over 100 National Parks will host fee-free days during National Park Week, April 17th – 25th. America’s best idea, has gotten even better with this fee waiver week, covering 42 states. A few of the National Parks included on this list: Grand Canyon, Joshua Tree, Mesa Verde, Everglades, Craters of the Moon, Yellowstone, Acadia, Harpers … Continue reading

Raid the North Extreme is Back!

After a three year hiatus, Raid The North Extreme, a 6 day, 500k, non-stop, epicurean, hedonistic, adventure race has made its return!  Last produced in 2007, this unsupported race will take place in The West Kootenays of BC from September 4th to the 12th. In true Raid The North style, this race course will challenge … Continue reading

MSR Ultralite PackTowl

If you’re a big South Park fan like we, at Mountains Plus, all are, chances are you’re familiar with a character named Towelie. Among other characteristics he exhibits, Towelie is best known for his catchphrase, “Don’t forget to bring a towel!” You see, Towelie knows just how useful a towel can be, and how unfortunate … Continue reading