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REI Co-Op

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...
Three friends pack a green car with an orange surfboard on top. They are in front of a large ivy-covered wall.

What is the Circular Economy?

As a co-op, we’re a different kind of company. We put purpose before profits and act with the long-term interests of our members in mind. Being a co-op also mea...
Mario Ordoñez-Calderón with bikepacking gear along Yucatan Peninsula bike route

REI Presents: Cycle of Ancestry

“Cycle of Ancestry" is a film about Mario Ordoñez-Calderón, a first-generation Mayan American who bikepacks 1,500 miles through the Yucatan Peninsula to explore...
let's camp

Let’s Camp!

Camping is exciting and messy and even a little uncomfortable. But there’s fun in that change of pace from the “real world,” which, of course, is ironic because...
Woman packing up her Subaru in her driveway.

How to Get Your Car Adventure Ready

There’s nothing quite like hitting the road with the windows cracked, singing along to your favorite playlist, with your sights set on an outdoor adventure. But...