Author Bio

Joe Pasteris

Joe Pasteris

Joe Pasteris is a writer and editor at REI. In 2003, he packed up his car and drove west from Massachusetts, eventually settling in Seattle. Since then, he’s been hiking, climbing and backcountry skiing in the Cascade Range and beyond. REI member and employee since 2006.

Stories by Joe Pasteris...
Two hikers sit and laugh on the side of a trail.

The Best Clothing for Humidity

Stepping outside into a muggy, sticky, stifling wall of hot and humid weather can be pretty miserable. Unfortunately, there’s no magic fix for that swampy feeli...