Author Bio

writer, Ann Bieri

Ann Bieri

Ann Bieri has been a writer at REI for nine years. She grew up exploring the Hill Country outside Austin, Texas, has traveled to 27 other countries and lived in Australia for four years. At home in Seattle she loves steep hikes, fast bike rides and reading in her hammock.

Stories by Ann Bieri...
two women on an uphill trail

When Does Women-Specific Gear Matter?

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 buyi...