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 Tips

Wondering how to stay fresh in the wild? Stay clean while camping and hiking with our female hygiene tips...
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If you've ever been lost while hiking, you know it's a scary thing....but you shouldn't let the fear of getting lost hold you back. In our new blog post, we share essentials tips and tools you need to become a skilled navigator. How to Avoid Getting Lost While Hiking

How to Avoid Getting Lost While Hiking

Backpacking Tips

It’s easy to avoid getting lost while hiking with the right set of tools and trail-smarts. Learn simple ways...
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Trail map reading for hikers. Learn key features & tips for how to read a topographic map to help you navigate and understand contour lines on the trail. How to Read A Topographic Map

How to Read A Topographic Map

Backpacking Tips

Trail map reading for hikers. Learn key features & tips for how to read a topographic map to help...
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Learn how to fit your tent, sleeping bag, pad & camping gear in your backpacking pack with these tips for how to pack a backpack. How to Pack a Backpacking Pack for a Multi-day Hiking Trip

How to Pack a Backpacking Pack for a Multi-day Hiking Trip

Backpacking Gear

Learn how to pack a backpacking pack for maximum comfort and organization with these pros tips for fitting all...
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Heading to a high elevation? Learn how to recognize altitude sickness symptoms & get our tips to avoid and prevent altitude sickness while hiking & traveling. How to Prevent Altitude Sickness While Hiking & Traveling

How to Prevent Altitude Sickness While Hiking & Traveling

Backpacking Tips

Heading to a high elevation? Read our tips to prevent altitude sickness while hiking & traveling. From altitude sickness...
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Hiking foot pain is not just annoying it's fairly common. We'll share our favorite exercises to keep your feet and muscles happy on the trail. Eliminating Hiking Foot Pain: Foot Rehab for the Outdoor Enthusiast

Eliminating Hiking Foot Pain: Foot Rehab for the Outdoor Enthusiast

Backpacking Tips

Hiking foot pain is not just annoying it's fairly common. We share our favorite exercises to rehab your feet...
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Are you ready to Vote the Outdoors in November? Here is how to get engaged, learn about your candidates, and support outdoor recreation at the polls. Vote the Outdoors: How to Be an Engaged Outdoor Enthusiast at the Polls

Vote the Outdoors: How to Be an Engaged Outdoor Enthusiast at the Polls

Responsible Recreation

Are you ready to Vote the Outdoors in November? Here is how to get engaged, learn about your candidates,...
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Keep your feet happy with these basic foot care tips for hiking. Learn how to prevent blisters while hiking & how to treat blisters on the trail. How to Prevent & Treat Hiking Blisters

How to Prevent & Treat Hiking Blisters

Backpacking Tips

Prevention is key! Learn how to prevent and treat painful blisters on the trail.
Want to hike with your dog? Learn the basics of dog first aid when you're out on the wilderness with these expert tips from veterinarian Nancy East. Learn symptoms and treatment of insect bites, sprains, ticks, snake bites, heat exhaustion and more for dogs, plus how to make a simple dog first aid kit for hiking. Dog First Aid for Hiking: Expert Tips from a Veterinarian

Dog First Aid for Hiking: Expert Tips from a Veterinarian

Traveling with Dogs

DOG FIRST AID FOR HIKING: EXPERT TIPS FROM A VETERINARIAN Charlie the adventure dog is a part of our...
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Knee pain while hiking is real. Learn how to safely protect your knees while hiking downhill or uphill. Discover the best gear for protecting your knees on the trail and how to support healthy & strong knees off the trail. How to Protect your Knees While Hiking

How to Protect your Knees While Hiking

Backpacking Tips

Knee pain while hiking is real. Learn tips for protecting your knees with your stride, gear, exercises, and stretching.
Want to introduce your friends to the outdoors? Check out our helpful tips for taking your friends hiking for the first time. From planning the hike, to packing your backpack, these tips will make for a successful first time on the trail. Tips for Taking Friends Hiking for the First Time

Tips for Taking Friends Hiking for the First Time

Hiking Tips

Want to introduce your friends to the outdoors? Check out our helpful tips for taking your friends hiking for...
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