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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...
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Choosing a 3-Season Sleeping Bag

Get some hard facts about a very soft subject —- sleeping bags! Take a closer look at some of the key differences between 3-season bags and be amazed by how lig...
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10 Tent Tips for Happy Camping

Have you ever woken up to a soggy tent or struggled with stubborn stakes? Read our infographic and learn 10 tent tips for happy camping! Tip 1: Ground Clot...
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How to Find the Right Backpack

Need a break from the daily multitasking merry-go-round? Trade in your digital devices for boots and backpacks -- they're your ticket to off-the-grid adventures...
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Gear Up for Bike Commuting

Gear up to bike your commute. Get the inside line on six of our favorite bike-friendly cities and learn about the benefits of bike commuting. Plus, check out ou...
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Set Up the Ultimate Campsite

Backpacking is all about sharing good times with your friends out on the trail. REI helps make it happen with sweet new gear. But don't take our word for it. Ch...
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Gear for a Galaxy Far, Far Away

To celebrate Star Wars Day, we've assembled gear lists tailored to locations from the Star Wars movies. See our recommendations for what to bring on your journe...
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Nature’s Gym 101: Triceps Dips

Learn how to do triceps dips from the experts at REI. Take your workouts outside to Nature's Gym and get fitter and stronger for all your outdoor adventures....