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Best Fishing Kayaks Review & Buyer’s Guide

Fishing kayaks help catch the fish that others can’t reach, period. Before you get out your wallet to buy a fishing kayak, however, there...

The Tale of the Iconic REI Quarter Dome Tent

From REI: With the upcoming release of the 2017 REI Quarter Dome tent, we interviewed the people behind the magic. Our designers took us back in...

Ask an Expert: When Does Women-Specific Gear Matter?

From REI: This month’s question: Jane Watson, an REI Co-op member since 1989 and manager/editor of REI’s Expert Advice program, has helped put together dozens of REI...

How to Skin Rabbits and Squirrels

From Field & Stream: Once you’ve dressed
 your bag of squirrels 
and rabbits, getting them ready for the grill or pot is just a matter of...

Ask An Expert: Can I Hike in Yoga Pants?

From REI: One of the best things about the co-op is the thriving community of gearheads, dirtbags, bird nerds, thru-hikers, peak-baggers, storytellers and more who work...

Ask an Expert: What’s the Difference Between a Soft Shell and a Hard Shell?

From REI: One of the best things about the co-op is the thriving community of gearheads, dirtbags, bird nerds, thru-hikers, peak-baggers, storytellers and more who work...

A Gift of Time: What the Trail Can Teach

From REI: You decide you want to spend several months walking, carrying only what you need on your back. Your feet are tired, your shirt is...

Shinrin-Yoku: The Art of Slowing Down

From REI: If my day went as planned, I’d probably record the unofficial slowest known time (SKT) to get anywhere in Seattle’s Discovery Park. I had...
Not GORP

3 Homemade Trail Mix Recipes that Aren’t GORP

From REI: Munching on cardboard-inspired energy bars that turn into glue the more you chew them gets old fast. So do plain almonds. We’re helping you...

Women Behind the Gear: REI Flash 45 Pack

From REI: Right from the start, industrial designer Ash Price noticed that men tend to design gear, while women design apparel. She wanted to change that....