Top Ten Adventure Gear Essentials

Top Ten Adventure Gear Essentials

Ah the glory of the mountains! The fresh air! The vistas! The gaping, awe inspiring, rolling majesty of all that is huge and way out there…. And then something starts to itch. Or you are bored. Or cold, or smelly, or whatever, and the discomfort is all you can... Read More ››

This isn’t Kansas, Toto. Or the East. At all.

This isn’t Kansas, Toto. Or the East. At all.

After spending an enjoyable amount of time in the East, a higher education forced me to move out west, to Salt Lake City. As a crusty New Englandah that subsists on clam chowdah and lobstah, Salt Lake was a little bit of change to me. But they have mountains,... Read More ››

See you at the Nor’easter!

See you at the Nor’easter!

The days are counting down and I know our folks from Eastern Mountain Sports and NE2C are busy wrapping up the bits and pieces of this year’s Nor’easter.  This by far will be the best and I can almost guarantee that. Last year’s Nor’easter at Loon Mountain in the... Read More ››

Travels with Jacey… in a canoe

Travels with Jacey… in a canoe

Today we took Jacey for her first canoe ride. Most years by now we’ve been kayaking 10-15 times… this year, I must admit, we were a little nervous about the logistics of paddling with a baby and a dog (it would be unfair to leave Fritz at home –... Read More ››

The best way to help the East recover from Irene? Play harder.

Forgive the trite headline. While it’s true that cleanup efforts are ongoing and volunteer opportunities abound, the rebuilding effort is underway by professionals who know what they’re doing.  In the weeks ahead, the best thing any of us can do to support communities impacted by Hurricane Irene is to... Read More ››

Nor’easter Music Spotlight: Apollo Run

Nor’easter Music Spotlight: Apollo Run

The final day of music on the Nor’easter main stage is loaded with hidden gems and Apollo Run could possibly shine the brightest. If you haven’t heard of them yet you’re probably not alone. But they’re one of those bands that when you do finally hear them, you’re hooked.... Read More ››

Nor’easter Music Spotlight: Okkervil River

Nor’easter Music Spotlight: Okkervil River

The 2011 Nor’easter is going out with a bang when Okkervil River closes out the festival on Sunday, Sept. 25th. Singer songer writer Will Sheff brings his wall of indie rock sound to Burlington’s Waterfront Park to put the exclamation point on our three-day end of summer celebration. “Okkervil... Read More ››

9/13 is Cleanup Day: Store Hours and Information

9/13 is Cleanup Day: Store Hours and Information

On Tuesday, September 13 – ALL Eastern Mountain Sports stores will delay opening until 2PM. Here’s why: It’s a tradition that began on September 18, 2007 when our CEO Will Manzer decided that instead of throwing a party, we would celebrate our 40th anniversary with conservation and service projects... Read More ››

Partner Profile: The Conservation Alliance

At Eastern Mountain Sports, we have a LOT of reasons to be passionate about conservation. First and foremost, we love the outdoors every bit as much as our customers do. We have the same peaks on our tick lists. We mountain bike the same trails, paddle the same waters... Read More ››

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