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Eastern Mountain Sports

20 W. 61st St., New York, NY 10023 40.769828 -73.982438
nr. Ninth Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-397-4860 Send to Phone
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  • Price Range: ($$$) High End
  • Products & Services: Athletic, Bikes, Camping/Hiking Gear, General Sporting Goods, Menswear, Skis/Boards/Skates, Womenswear

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Nearby Subway Stops

1, A, B, C, D at 59th St.-Columbus Circle

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide


  • Athletic
  • Menswear
  • Womenswear

Sporting Goods

  • Bikes
  • Camping/Hiking Gear
  • General Sporting Goods
  • Skis/Boards/Skates


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Like other shops along Broadway, the window displays at Eastern Mountain Sports show sleek mannequins in the latest trends. The jarring difference here, however, is that the mannequins are sporting the latest for high altitude, not high fashion. Clearly divided by activity (Biking, Hiking, Orienteering, etc.), EMS has a comprehensive range of basic outdoor equipment and clothing that would satisfy any expert. In the winter, insulated pants, polar fleece, and down-feather coats from The North Face, Patagonia, and K2 replace the lighter gear of the spring, like zip-away pants and soft-shell jackets from Helly Hansen and Marmot. Sleeping bags and tents on the lower level hang from the ceiling like cocoons, while the walls are filled with rock climbing harnesses, footwear, and backpacks. For excursions beyond the tri-state area, there are dehydrated meals and a glass case filled with GPS gadgets. And for the urban tundra of winter sidewalks, there are plenty of wool socks and, in case it gets really bad, ice climbing poles.


Once a month there’s a sale all over the store, twice a year there’s an “Upgrade Your Gear” sale.