- Written by Ben Jacklet
- Category: Where to Buy Gear
- Published: September 23, 2013
- Last Updated: February 25, 2019
Whether you're looking to spring for the latest super-gear or just get the kids cheap season rentals, there is no shortage of local options for buying gear on and around Mount Hood. The independent shops listed below are scrapping it out with Internet discounters and big-box giants, and they are eager for your business. I'll start with the options in Metro Portland, then list the shops from Mount Hood to Hood River.