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REI Staff

REI Co-op’s editorial staff is a team of passionate editors, writers and producers. We’re dedicated to covering the outdoors: the people who inspire you, the issues and events impacting our community, the skills and gear you need for your next adventure, and the places you want to go. Learn more about our editorial guiding principles.

Stories by REI Staff...
Two hikers on a trail wearing headlamps at dusk

Night Hiking Basics

When the sun takes its daily dive below the horizon and delivers nighttime to your doorstep, there’s no rule saying you have to stay in for the evening. If you’... Read More...
Climber wearing a headlamp

How to Choose Headlamps

When you’re setting up your tent at night, trail running at dusk, or just looking for something in your attic, you can't beat the hands-free lighting convenienc... Read More...
Venture Out Project participants at Mt Ida

REI Presents: Venture Out

In 2014, I quit my corporate job and decided to make a huge life change. I was tired of running on a virtual, and also very real, treadmill every day. I was tir... Read More...