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.
Established in Downtown SLO
Ski and snowboard rentals
In-store fixes while you wait
Donations to local schools and non-profits
Annual backcountry permits issued to our customers
Balloons popped at our annual balloon sales
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.