Author Bio

Ken Knapp

Ken Knapp

Ken Knapp has been an REI Co-op writer for a quarter-century and a member longer than that. He’s a father of daughters (thriving) and monitor of marmots (threatened). Ken is a big fan of sustainability and sharing the ball.

Stories by Ken Knapp...
Cycling Socks

Do I Need Cycling Socks?

If you enjoy riding your bike but don’t consider yourself a hard-core cyclist (yet), you might wonder if you need cycling-specific socks. Can’t I just wear basi...
Three friends lay on the ground outside and laugh.

How to Recover From a Hike

Even if you’re in decent shape, the first few days of a hiking trip or the first few hikes of the season can leave you feeling seriously sore and trail weary. W...