Author Bio

Phuong Le

Phuong Le

Phuong Le is a writer for REI, an immigrant, a mom. She has more than 20 years of experience as a journalist for major daily news organizations. She spent the last decade covering the environment and breaking news for The Associated Press in Seattle. You can find her on the slopes, along rivers, in the woods. REI member since 1996.

Stories by Phuong Le...
A child rides on her parent's shoulder during a hike.

How to Make Hiking Fun with Kids

Going on a family hike is a great way to encourage kids to be active and connect with nature. But sometimes the reality isn’t Instagram-ready. Parents and careg...