No more need to travel to Soho to visit one of the best outdoor clothing and gear stores on the planet. Eastern Mountain Sports is now open on the Upper West Side, at Broadway and 76th Street. There’s a grand opening celebration September 16-18, with raffles, prizes and family friendly events. Also, during the Grand Opening event, EMS is donating 1% of all sales proceeds to NYC Outward Bound. Visit the new EMS store to register for these prizes —
- Biking package – including a Jamis Commuter 1 Men’s 2012 bike, Osprey Raptor 14 hydration pack, one free registration to the 5 Boro Bike Tour, courtesy of Eastern Mountain Sports
- Camping package – including an EMS tent and sleeping bag, Black Diamond trailback poles, Spot Headlamp, and Apollo lantern
- Climbing package – including a Black Diamond kit (harness, helmet, belay device, locking biner, quickpack draws, and 3 cams), a lesson with the EMS Climbing School, one free pair of Evolv shoes
- Travel package – including Osprey Shuttle 28, Urban Sherpa Winter Package including round trip transportation and an all mountain pass to Windham or Hunter Mountain, and a three-month membership to the Jewish Community Center Health Club
The new EMS UWS store is open daily — Mon.-Sat., 10am to 8pm and Sundays 11am to 7pm. Also — there’s a 30% off clearance sale online on summer clothing.