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Trip Planning & Gear Companies


Helly Hansen

Tried and true clothing. Join a MM trip and recieve a 20% discount.

Second Ascent

A Seattle-based retail outfitter that offers new, used, and rental gear at great prices. MM trip members get 10% discount.

Feathered Friends

Known for their high quality down products, Feathered Friends also sells climbing and skiing equipment, in addition to providing customers with rental gear. MM trip members get 10% discount.


evo is a leading online retailer of outdoor gear and fashion apparel based out of Seattle, Washington.

Backcountry Essentials

BCE is an outdoor specialty shop that caters to the outdoor community, specifically: climbers, backcountry skiers, hikers, campers, kayakers, and people who enjoy the culture of the Northwest and Bellingham.


For thirty years Petzl’s mission has remained constant: Offer people practical solutions that maximize their safety and mobility in the vertical world.

Backcountry Access

BCA is North America's leading manufacturer of avalanche beacons, shovels, probes, snow study equipment, and avalanche airbags.


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Patagonia Scarpa
Black Diamond La Sportiva
Mountain Gear Asolo
Leavenworth Mountain Sports Mountain Tools
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Pro Mountain Sports  


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Global Rescue: Rescue Insurance

CTT: Travel Agents

American Alpine Club: Rescue Insurance

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