Make the city your playground!

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Make the city your playground!

That’s our motto in NYC. You see, 44 years ago we were founded (by climbers) in a city and 28 years ago we first moved into NYC. So, while we certainly play a great deal in the mountains and waters outside of cities, we also truly believe that the city can be just as fun a playground. Whether you’re looking for outdoor adventure in The City or around the world it’s our mission to help you make the most of your playground. Check out our two NYC locations and let us know what you think!

SoHo location
530 Broadway (Spring & Broadway)
New York, NY 10012
(212) 966-8730
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Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/EMSNYCSOHO

Upper West Side location
2152 Broadway (Broadway & 76th)
New York, NY 10023
(212) 873-4001
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Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/EMSNYCUWS

Want to see more of our urban playground adventures? Check out this four-minute behind-the-scenes look at Tim Kemple’s recent photoshoot in New York City, capturing kayaking, climbing, running, and cycling images for Eastern Mountain Sports. http://youtu.be/DuPtBtdRCk0

Beth Marchand


Beth's love of skiing and summer camp led her to a career in the outdoors. After spending 13 summers at Girl Scout camp on Lake Winnipesaukee, obtaining degrees in wildlife & environmental education, and working 4 years with NH Project Learning Tree, Beth joined Eastern Mountain Sports. As marketing manager, she handles media & advertising, events & sponsorships, new store openings, conservation projects, and more. On the weekends, Beth and her husband, daughter, and dog can be found roaming the mountains, waters, and woods of Northern New England.