Founded in 1975, The Mountain Air has long been a fixture on the Central Coast of California. Located in historic downtown San Luis Obispo, we specialize in hiking, backpacking, climbing, skiing, snowboarding, travel and car racks. We believe in service, selection and community.
Whether you are training for your most ambitious climb yet or getting ready to take your kids on their first camping trip, sharing our passion and knowledge with our customers is our way of making sure you get the most out of your outdoor adventure.
The Mountain Air Team
For our team, enjoying the outdoors is a way of life. From the smell of fresh pine trees in the morning to breaking a sweat on a challenging climb - we love it all.
Established in Downtown SLO
Ski and snowboard rentals
Donations to local schools and non-profits
Percentage of the year The Mountain Air Team spends sleeping under the stars
In-store fixes while you wait
Annual backcountry permits issued to our customers
Balloons popped at our annual balloon sales