If you follow us on Facebook or Twitter, chances are you saw the 9 billion posts we sent from Outdoor Retailer in Salt Late City last week. If you aren’t following us, that sucks, because you missed out on some sweet time travel. We stepped right into 2015 and spent three days exploring every square … Continue reading
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Hiking Around The World: An Adventure On Every Continent (Part II)
Welcome back to our global hiking adventure! In Part I, we bundled up in cozy Patagonia jackets and trekked to Antarctica’s Mt. Erebus, grabbed our Osprey day packs for a challenging yet breathtaking hike to Norway’s “Troll’s Tongue”, and spent 20 days backpacking through Nepal’s famous Annapurna Circuit under the protection of our heavy duty … Continue reading
Brand New Tents & New Additions To Current Models From Big Agnes
Brand New Big Agnes Tent Arrivals: Slater UL 1 + 2 Inspired by the Big Agnes Fly Creek UL, the Slater offers more foot space. You’ll also notice the absence of mesh tent walls. It has been replaced by lightweight nylon for added privacy and protection from wind and sand. Scout UL 2 Remember the … Continue reading
Trust Your Gear – MPGear Brands with Lifetime Warranties
When purchasing a Big Agnes tent, or a Patagonia jacket on MPGEAR.COM, your also purchasing peace of mind out on the trail! That’s because these brands, along with many others available at MPGear stand behind their products with Lifetime Warranties. Here is a list of some steadfast brands we carry that offer lifetime warranties: Camelbak … Continue reading
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
MPGear Heads South For The 2012 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market
The MPGear Team headed to Salt Lake City for Outdoor Retailer last week to see the new Spring 2013 products in person. After three days of meetings and walking the show floor, our feet hurt (I didn’t remember to bring my Hokas) but we are really excited for next spring! Tons of great new tents … Continue reading
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
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
A Quick Look At The Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 4 Person Tent
Earlier this week MPGear crew member, Alex, had some time to set up the Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 4 Person Tent. Here’s some of his thoughts on this lightweight tent: “Before setting up Fly Creek UL 4, I hardly thought the phrase and “four person” and “backpacking tent” belonged in the … Continue reading
Say “Good Bye” To Your Gear Storage Worries and “Hello” To The Big Agnes Wyoming Trail 2 Tent
We’re happy to introduce you to the NEW Wyoming Trail 2 series from Big Agnes! This tent is unique to any other 2 person tent on the market right now because it is equipped with a spacious vestibule area that is big enough to store all of your gear. Bikes, packs, damp clothing that needs … 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