Follow The Motivation

Ideas & Advice / Outdoor Adventure (Unique lifestyle/travel/personal experience) / Rock Climbing

Since coming back to the desert after 3 long months in the Sierra Nevada, I found myself sitting in a deep reflection pool of everything in my life. Reconsidering a lot, seeing new things and old things in a... Read More »

Hiking and Adventure Bucket List

Ideas & Advice

With all this rain we’ve been getting, I’ve been stuck inside a little more than I’d like. I’ve been thinking about all the amazing places and trails I’d love to be on. Some of these trails I already have... Read More »

Staying Dry: Picking the Right Rain Jacket

Gear / Ideas & Advice

Alright – so you’ve just walked into your closest Eastern Mountain Sports and you’re on a mission to find the ideal jacket for this seriously finicky and often wet time of the year. You know – that kind of... Read More »

Semper Hike: Bill Gets His AT Thru Hiker Nickname


As some of you may know, my friend and former Marine, Bill packed up his camping gear and left last month for his thru-hike attempt of the Appalachian Trail. The day I dropped him off, we discussed his past deployments and... Read More »

The Dogs (and People) of Ruffwear

Gear / Outdoor Adventure (Unique lifestyle/travel/personal experience)

Last week, I said that Eastern Mountain Sports customers LOVE their dogs, a fact proven by the 430 entries we received in our Dogs On The Go photo contest powered by Ruffwear. Over the last two years, we’ve hosted... Read More »

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