Choose from dozens of online how-to articles and videos from REI's vast pool of outdoor knowledge. Share your knowledge, too! Top camping and hiking topics:
Your local REI store regularly hosts how-to clinics on topics such as GPS usage to backpacking basics. Find my store for a calendar of events.
The knowledgeable guides of the REI Outdoor School make it fun to learn new skills. Sign up for the day or a weekend trip (offered in selected regions only). Visit REI Outdoor School for details.
From Utah to Nepal, REI Adventures trips appeal to hikers of varied interests and abilities. Explore spectacular destinations and make cultural connections amid the camaraderie of a small group. For something shorter, choose one of our Weekend Getaways.
Get the scoop on a family-friendly hike near you. Visit your local store page and go to the What's Happening section.
REI partners with VolunteerMatch to make it easy to share some sweat-equity with your community. Give it a try and enjoy the good karma.
From car camping to backpacking to ultra-light hiking, let REI outfit you for adventure with our huge selection of camping and hiking gear.
Backpackers will appreciate our selection of lightweight, trail-ready gear like backpacking stoves, headlamps, GPS units and single-person tents.
Setting up a base camp? Check out our roomy family camping tents and shelters, comfortable camp chairs and hammocks. Round out your camp kitchen with tables, stoves and cookware for a crowd.
You'll find a wide variety of top-brand camping and backpacking gear–backpacks from Osprey, Gregory and Arc'Teryx; sleeping bags and tents from The North Face, Big Agnes, Marmot and Mountain Hardwear; camping gear from MSR and Outdoor Research–and many more brands.
And don't forget our own REI brand gear, including daypacks, backpacks, sleeping bags and tents, including the award-winning REI Halfdome 2!
But we don't just sell camping equipment–we help you put it to use. Check out our dozens of camping and hiking articles and videos online, camping-skills classes through the REI Outdoor School, and hiking trips with REI Adventures. Exchange ideas and tips with the REI community, too!
At REI you'll find top-rated and top-selling camping and hiking gear, plus plenty of camping sale and clearance deals and bargains.
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