Andy Howard's Posts

Gear List for a Winter Overnight in the Backcountry

Gear List for a Winter Overnight in the Backcountry

Winter Sports

The snow has started flying up here in New England, and perhaps you’ve decided this is the year to check a winter camping trip off the “bucket list”.  So what should you pack on an overnight trip in the... Read More »

The EMS Esker:  Backpack or Time Travel Device?

The EMS Esker: Backpack or Time Travel Device?

Uncategorized

This isn’t going to sound much like a bag review for a little bit. In fact, you might start to question my sanity. But stick with me and we’ll get it sorted out eventually. Read More »

Mountain Biking in the Western Boston ‘Burbs

Mountain Biking in the Western Boston ‘Burbs

Cycling

So it’s early evening on a weekday, and you can still hear the phone ringing in your ears.  You’ve got about two hours of daylight left and a biking itch to scratch.  Where can you go to find a... Read More »

Five Favorites: Winter Lives On

Winter Sports

I’m about to do something really mean.   Here we are at the very end of ski season and I’m going to tease you with my five favorite backcountry ski destinations from this winter. To be honest, I can’t help... Read More »

Spring Skiing: Eat Your Leftovers!

Winter Sports

There are some folks who suffer through winter counting the days until they can sip their double mocha iced lattes on an outdoor patio on Newbury Street. If you’re one of those folks then you can stop reading now:... Read More »