Cleaveland Mountaineering is a Colorado-based designer and manufacturer of high-quality, inovative products for bikepacking adventures. Our motto is “Better Suffering through Engineering.”


No Rope, No Rack, Just a Bike on Your Back

Prolific rock climbing first ascentionist once said of Black Canyon rock climbing, "a rope, a rack, and the shirt on my back." This weekend a friend and long time Cleaveland Mountaineering bike bag user had a pretty dramatic adventure in the black canyon, with a bike....

Maximum Carry Length in Bag

Recently I've been experimenting with how large a payload the Everything Bag can carry, and in the process learned a few new things about a product I've been manufacturing since 2012. Here's a 3/4 length Ridgerest sleeping pad (20" width). The bag held the pad...

New Website, New Mount

Coming soon, Cleaveland Mountaineering will be moving to a real website with real shopping cart. The ONLY products will be Everything Bags and accessories. I also intend to keep a few bags in stock for fast order fulfillment.With a busy engineering day job and a...

Coming Soon!

Cleaveland Mountaineering will NOT be closing, despite the previous post's claim. Instead, I will be opening a "real" website and will be outsourcing much of the sewing to local Grand Junction, CO seamstresses with extended experience in the outdoor industry. I will...


For years I made my own equipment for backpacking, trail running, and rock climbing, so when I took up bikepacking, making my own equipment was a logical step. This grew into a successful custom bikepacking side business, making frame bags and other equipment. With a growing family and a full time engineering job, I’ve cut back to only my favorite stock products. As sales quantities allow, I will outsource sewing locally to allow me to focus more on customer service and marketing.