EMS Helix Jacket Review

The Helix works for me! photo by Dave Arruda  The Eastern Mountain Sports Helix Jacket has withstood some of New England’s snowiest, coldest and most windy conditions. The Helix is my go to shell for skiing and any hike above tree line. It has everything you need and nothing that you don’t. If you are […]

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EMS Feel Free Pack Review

EMS sent me their Feel Free pack, to see what I thought about it. I found that it works great as a day-pack on the trail or as a portable office command center. It is not a technical back-country pack but its versatility certainly makes it worth a look. The Facts The Feel Free is […]

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EMS Helix Jacket: First Impression

image from: http://www.ems.com Pros: value, technical features, fit Cons: thin fabric, no product reviews, unproven track record I just bought a Helix jacket from Eastern Mountain Sports to serve as a lightweight shell for winter backpacking and skiing. Although I have not yet worn it outside the house I would like to share my first […]

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