Knitting Vermont Pride into Every Pair of Darn Tough Socks

Knitting Vermont Pride into Every Pair of Darn Tough Socks

When it comes to manufacturing socks, Ric Cabot and his team at Darn Tough have proved their mettle. The only sock mill left in Vermont (or in New England), Darn Tough is a third-generation sock-manufacturing business that prides itself on producing and manufacturing its Merino wool socks exclusively in... Read More ››

Travels with Jacey… to TX!

Travels with Jacey… to TX!

On December 10, we took traveling with baby to the next level – travel by airplane! With a couple of good friends, we flew to South Padre Island TX to spend a week wildlife watching and relaxing in the sunny warm (I mean, gray and warmer than NH) weather. Some... Read More ››

Start 2012 Right with a New Year’s Day Hike

Ah, the holidays. The time to give, receive and stuff your face with the snacks, apps, desserts and beverages we try so hard to avoid throughout the year. Whether you’ve been naughty and need to work off some extra calories or you’re just looking for a nice way to... Read More ››

Canyon Trip Training Run…From Hell

“Why did you capsize?” Chuck asked. (I’ll spare you the details of my ill-fated practice run on the Contoocook River in preparation for my January Grand Canyon Trip, but suffice to say – it did not go well.) “When I entered the hole, I leaned upriver,” I said.  “The... Read More ››

All I want for Christmas

A guy stood in front of me, gesturing something. His shirt? I was confused. I was on the elliptical at the gym, headphones on, surfing three channels of nightly news. I popped one earbud out to see what he wanted. “The race? I ran it too,” he said, pointing... Read More ››

My Furry Hiking Friend

My Furry Hiking Friend

Peanut butter and jelly; a well-provisioned backpack and a long, winding trail — some things, like these,  are just meant to go together.  And one more combination that’s definitely worth mentioning: dogs and hiking. My own furry hiking friend is a medium-sized canine named Cricket.  She’s a mixed-breed dog... Read More ››

Conquering Mount Rinjani

Conquering Mount Rinjani

EDITOR’S NOTE: Last week I received the following email from longtime Boston area customer, Justin Keena: Hello EMS contact page reader! I just wanted to drop a line from the other side of the world while I still have internet haha. I’m a photographer and I’m four months into... Read More ››

Black and Blue in the Red River Gorge

Black and Blue in the Red River Gorge

After leaving “Colorful Colorado” we entered a world in the South Eastern USA riddled with obstacles in a variety of ways.  Mainly for me and only me.  You see, some trips just aren’t in your favor.  With weather, injury, freak attacks to your face, and sickness as potential trip... Read More ››

December news from The Conservation Alliance

December news from The Conservation Alliance

Our friends at The Conservation Alliance have just released a few great docs we wanted to share with you. 2011: AYear in Review The Conservation Alliance December 2011 eNewsletter Enjoy! Read More ››

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