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What's the worst thing to forget: a can opener, coffee or a spork? Go.
07/01/2021
Camp Kitchen Checklist

What's the worst thing to forget: a can opener, coffee or a spork? Go.

Our checklist for camp chefs includes essentials like pots, utensils and basic foods that are commonly made in campgrounds, as well as the backcountry

07/01/2021
Miranda in the Wild: Taste Testing Backpacking Meals

If you've ever had a disappointing meal in the backcountry (🙋), this episode is for you. Miranda does a blind taste-test of different vegan backpacking meals, ranking them based on flavor, ease of rehydration and calorie count. Watch the full video to find out her favorites.

Riding a new bike takes some adjusting. Here's what to expect.
06/29/2021
Tips for Cycling on a New Bike

Riding a new bike takes some adjusting. Here's what to expect.

You and your new bike will go through an adjustment period. We provide tips on what to expect and how to make adjustments for comfort and performance.

No, riding an e-bike isn't cheating. Here's why.
06/25/2021
Can You Get Exercise Riding an E-Bike?

No, riding an e-bike isn't cheating. Here's why.

There’s a perception that riding an e-bike is like cheating. But some studies have found that riding an e-bike can be a pretty good workout.

Research shows that breathing intentionally can make you a more efficient runner. Here are some tips to get started.
06/24/2021
Tips for Breathing While Running

Research shows that breathing intentionally can make you a more efficient runner. Here are some tips to get started.

Breathe through workouts and improve your performance with these breathing while running tips.

Let’s work together for equity outdoors. Take Cooperative Action! Urge Congress to pass the Parks, Jobs and Equity Act. ...
06/23/2021

Let’s work together for equity outdoors. Take Cooperative Action! Urge Congress to pass the Parks, Jobs and Equity Act. https://bit.ly/3d2OVuo

Let’s work together for equity outdoors. Take Cooperative Action! Urge Congress to pass the Parks, Jobs and Equity Act. https://bit.ly/3d2OVuo

Our testers’ 6 favorite vests include options for weekend warriors and ultrarunners alike.
06/22/2021
Tested: The Best Hydration Vests of 2021

Our testers’ 6 favorite vests include options for weekend warriors and ultrarunners alike.

Discover our testers' favorite running hydration vests put through the ringer across the US. Learn how to choose a running vest with Expert Advice!

Local parks are where we play and find respite, but not everyone has access. Groups are working to change that.
06/21/2021
The Pandemic Highlighted the Need for Nearby Park Access

Local parks are where we play and find respite, but not everyone has access. Groups are working to change that.

Time outside can make people feel better, but not everyone has access to green spaces in their communities. Here's what's being done.

We're awarding nine new pieces of gear, including trail shoes, road shoes, lanterns and the comfiest sleeping pad ever.
06/21/2021
Best Gear: REI Co-op Editors' Choice Gear Awards

We're awarding nine new pieces of gear, including trail shoes, road shoes, lanterns and the comfiest sleeping pad ever.

REI Co-op Editors’ Choice Awards honor the best equipment and apparel we’ve been recommending for years, along with the latest innovative products.

Run into the wild or explore close-to-home trails with our testers’ 7 favorite shoes.
06/17/2021
Best Trail-Running Shoes

Run into the wild or explore close-to-home trails with our testers’ 7 favorite shoes.

Our list of the best trail-running shoes at REI includes options for every type of runner, plus honorable mentions.

When you sleep in the wild, you inevitably give up some creature comforts. But a good cuppa joe shouldn’t be one of them...
06/16/2021
Best Camp Coffee Makers of 2021

When you sleep in the wild, you inevitably give up some creature comforts. But a good cuppa joe shouldn’t be one of them.

Fueling your morning caffeine routine after a night in the woods couldn’t be simpler (or tastier).

Nothing rings in summer quite like juicy fruits and veggies. Here's how to grow your own.
06/15/2021
REI Co-op + West Elm: 5 Easy Ways to Grow Your Own Food

Nothing rings in summer quite like juicy fruits and veggies. Here's how to grow your own.

Enjoy this summer's fruits and veggies with these 5 tips for growing your own home-to-table food, with advice from the experts at West Elm.

Strategic packing can make for a smoother ride. Here are some tips.
06/12/2021
How to Pack for Bikepacking

Strategic packing can make for a smoother ride. Here are some tips.

Getting ready to go bikepacking? Learn where to put things and how to properly distribute weight for optimal bike handling.

It's not news that outdoor spaces aren't as inclusive or accessible as they should be. Meet some of the organizations wo...
06/11/2021
Organizations Bringing Joy Outside

It's not news that outdoor spaces aren't as inclusive or accessible as they should be. Meet some of the organizations working to change that.

These individuals and grassroots organizations are building a more inclusive and equitable outdoor community. Learn more about them.

How to build a successful running apparel brand? Focus on what runners really need. rabbit
06/11/2021
rabbit: A Running Company Racing to the Top

How to build a successful running apparel brand? Focus on what runners really need. rabbit

A look at rabbit, a California-based company that's making a splash with clothing specifically designed for runners’ needs.

The sun is shining, the snow has melted and you’re headed out on the river for the day. Here's what to wear and pack.
06/10/2021
What to Wear Whitewater Rafting

The sun is shining, the snow has melted and you’re headed out on the river for the day. Here's what to wear and pack.

Learn what to wear whitewater rafting—from a commercial rafting trip to an easy float down the river.

06/09/2021
Miranda in the Wild: Van Upgrades

Miranda's trusty van, aka "Vincent Van Go," just leveled up! In this episode, she shares simple, cost-effective upgrades that add storage and comfort to her DIY camper van.

We're teaming up with West Elm to throw you the perfect summer kickoff: a virtual Tiny Picnic Festival. RSVP at the link...
06/09/2021

We're teaming up with West Elm to throw you the perfect summer kickoff: a virtual Tiny Picnic Festival.

RSVP at the link to join us this Sunday, June 13 at 12pm PT/3 pm ET from your favorite outdoor space. We'll have good tunes and tips for hosting your own picnic. https://bit.ly/3ipVZF4 #REIxWestElm.

Featuring live music by: Kitchen Dwellers, Mihali, and Eric Krasno

We're teaming up with West Elm to throw you the perfect summer kickoff: a virtual Tiny Picnic Festival.

RSVP at the link to join us this Sunday, June 13 at 12pm PT/3 pm ET from your favorite outdoor space. We'll have good tunes and tips for hosting your own picnic. https://bit.ly/3ipVZF4 #REIxWestElm.

Featuring live music by: Kitchen Dwellers, Mihali, and Eric Krasno

Consider this permission to use your favorite camp chair indoors: bit.ly/3z4WOcl
06/08/2021

Consider this permission to use your favorite camp chair indoors: bit.ly/3z4WOcl

Consider this permission to use your favorite camp chair indoors: bit.ly/3z4WOcl

Summertime picnics anyone? We can help with that! REI Co-op + West Elm have come together to co-create your new favorite...
06/08/2021

Summertime picnics anyone? We can help with that! REI Co-op + West Elm have come together to co-create your new favorite picnic set up for at home and beyond. Enter for a chance to win your own REI Co-op + West Elm picnic bundle. https://bit.ly/3x3lAaM


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Must be a legal U.S. resident; age 18+. Entry ends 7/12/21 at 11:59pm PT. Odds depend on no. of entries. Visit https://bit.ly/34VPHoB for full promotion rules, eligibility, how to enter, and other details and restrictions.

Summertime picnics anyone? We can help with that! REI Co-op + West Elm have come together to co-create your new favorite picnic set up for at home and beyond. Enter for a chance to win your own REI Co-op + West Elm picnic bundle. https://bit.ly/3x3lAaM


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Must be a legal U.S. resident; age 18+. Entry ends 7/12/21 at 11:59pm PT. Odds depend on no. of entries. Visit https://bit.ly/34VPHoB for full promotion rules, eligibility, how to enter, and other details and restrictions.

Gear up for a special kind of car camping. #RecreateResponsibly
06/06/2021
The Perfect Kit for Overlanding

Gear up for a special kind of car camping. #RecreateResponsibly

Create the perfect kit for overlanding with this guide, which includes a roof-top tent, stove, water jug, portable shower and more.

No backyard? No problem! Here's how to host the dinner party of your (outdoor) dreams.
06/05/2021
REI Co-op + West Elm: How to Host in an Outdoor Space

No backyard? No problem! Here's how to host the dinner party of your (outdoor) dreams.

No backyard? No problem. Follow these tips for hosting an outdoor dinner party in your favorite local park or green space.

Anyone can practice yoga. Brush up on its history and other tips to help you get started.
06/04/2021
How to Get Started with Yoga

Anyone can practice yoga. Brush up on its history and other tips to help you get started.

Yoga is a great way to build strength, flexibility, balance and concentration. Learn the basics and how to find a class to get started.

We teamed up with West Elm again to co-create some new modern and versatile outdoor go-tos for making yourself at home o...
06/03/2021

We teamed up with West Elm again to co-create some new modern and versatile outdoor go-tos for making yourself at home outside.

Shop the collection: https://bit.ly/2RWwiBd

We teamed up with West Elm again to co-create some new modern and versatile outdoor go-tos for making yourself at home outside.

Shop the collection: https://bit.ly/2RWwiBd

Food tastes better in the backcountry. Plan your feast with these tips.
06/02/2021
Meal Planning for Backpacking

Food tastes better in the backcountry. Plan your feast with these tips.

Learn tips on how to plan snacks, breakfasts, lunches and dinners for your next backpacking trip.

06/01/2021
Come Along

Hiking, walking, sitting, watching—outside-ing is what you make it, and there are limitless ways to #OptOutside. Read these stories and more here: https://bit.ly/3fNXQQV

Gear up for camping season with our favorite sleeping bags for less than $200.
05/30/2021
Tested: The Best Budget Sleeping Bags of 2021

Gear up for camping season with our favorite sleeping bags for less than $200.

Our five favorite sleeping bags for less than $200 include options for backpacking and car camping, plus a variety of temperature ratings and shapes.

Everything you need to know to whip up a tasty dehydrated snack or feast for your next trip.
05/29/2021
How to Dehydrate Food

Everything you need to know to whip up a tasty dehydrated snack or feast for your next trip.

Whether you’re looking to preserve your food, switch up your snack game or prepare for a future backpacking trip, follow our tips for how to dehydrate food.

05/27/2021
The Trees Remember

Explore connections to nature through three heart-felt stories—a short film series from TuckerGurl, directed by Angela Tucker and in partnership with REI Co-op Studios. Watch the full series now: https://bit.ly/3oTpi3P

Each of us can play a role in protecting our natural spaces. Here's how.
05/24/2021
Leave No Trace Principles

Each of us can play a role in protecting our natural spaces. Here's how.

Learn the Seven Leave No Trace Principles for protecting and preserving outdoor spaces

Spending time outdoors can reduce anxiety, boost happiness and spark creativity. Here are three ways to add nature-based...
05/23/2021
How to Meditate Outdoors - REI Co-op Journal

Spending time outdoors can reduce anxiety, boost happiness and spark creativity. Here are three ways to add nature-based mindfulness to your routine.

Consider embracing a new daily habit: a walk outdoors for just 20 minutes, with an accompanying meditation.

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