Just getting your feet wet with hiking? Here's some essential hiking 101 tips for beginners to help you hit the trail with confidence - from hydration to the gear you do & don't need to how to pick a trail. Hiking for Beginners: Essential Hiking 101 Tips

Hiking for Beginners: Essential Hiking 101 Tips

Hiking

Just getting your feet wet with hiking? Here's some essential hiking 101 tips for beginners to help you hit...
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Don't let wet weather keep you indoors. Learn how to stay dry & choose the right trail, clothing & gear with these 5 simple tips for hiking in the rain. Hiking in the Rain: 5 Tips to Stay Dry & Comfortable

Hiking in the Rain: 5 Tips to Stay Dry & Comfortable

Hiking

Spring showers bring....wet hiking. Learn how to stay comfortable and dry on the trail with these 5 simple tips...
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Learn our top winter hiking tips to keep you toasty and safe on cold and snowy trails, including advice on layering, snacks, staying hydrated & more. Winter Hiking Clothes & Cold Weather Layering Basics

Winter Hiking Clothes & Cold Weather Layering Basics

Apparel

Interested in winter hiking? Learn what clothes to wear for cold weather hiking and how to layer appropriately for...
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What to wear skiing - the ultimate guide to skiing apparel so you have the right clothes for staying warm, dry, and comfortable on the slopes. What to Wear Skiing: The Ultimate Ski Apparel Guide

What to Wear Skiing: The Ultimate Ski Apparel Guide

Apparel

What to wear skiing - the ultimate guide to skiing apparel so you have the right clothes for staying...
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It's never too late to start! Learn how to ski this winter with these top 10 beginner ski tips for adults, with advice on gear, technique, lessons & more. 10 Beginner Skier Tips for Adults

10 Beginner Skier Tips for Adults

Winter Activities

It's never too late to start! Learn how to ski this winter with these top 10 beginner ski tips,...
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The biggest mistakes you can make when you are a beginner hiking and how to avoid them. 6 Beginner Hiking Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

6 Beginner Hiking Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Hiking

Don't get caught unprepared on the trail! Here are some of the most common beginner hiking mistakes with safety...
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The best tips for how to avoid tick bites while hiking, including which ticks to watch out for and where; plus how to prevent tick bites on your dog. How to Avoid Ticks While Hiking

How to Avoid Ticks While Hiking

Hiking

Learn tips for identifying and avoiding ticks while hiking and know what to do if you get bitten.
Build confidence with these beginner kayaking tips. Learn about different types of kayaks, what to wear, how to paddle & trip planning considerations. Beginner Kayaking Tips for First-Time Paddlers

Beginner Kayaking Tips for First-Time Paddlers

Water Sports

Build confidence on the water with these kayaking tips for beginners, with advice on boats, what to wear, planning,...
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Not familiar with the rules of a good soak? Here’s how to have good hot springs etiquette - including tips on noise and nudity - next time you take a dip. A Practical Guide to Hot Springs Etiquette

A Practical Guide to Hot Springs Etiquette

Hot Springs

Not familiar with the rules of a good soak? Here’s how to have good hot springs etiquette - including...
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Save money and keep stuff out of landfills! Here is a list of the best reasons why you should buy used outdoor gear from REI Co-op’s new used gear site. 4 Reasons to Buy Used Outdoor Gear

4 Reasons to Buy Used Outdoor Gear

Save money and keep stuff out of landfills! Here is a list of the best reasons why you should...
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20 tried and true tips for staying warm while cold weather camping. Be prepared & comfortable for cold weather camping regardless of the temperature. Backcountry Female Hygiene Tips: Staying Clean on Outdoor Adventures

Backcountry Female Hygiene Tips: Staying Clean on Outdoor Adventures

Backpacking

Wondering how to stay fresh in the wild? Stay clean while camping and hiking with our female hygiene tips...
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A list of 12 of the best adventure books and inspiring books about the outdoors for anyone who wants a little more adventure in their everyday life. The Best Adventure Books to Get You Inspired

The Best Adventure Books to Get You Inspired

Outdoor Inspiration

A list of 12 of the best adventure books and inspiring books about the outdoors for anyone who wants...
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