Co-op Film

Stories matter. The stories we make and the stories we tell help us decipher the past and define dreams for the future. They are glimpses of the possible, champions of change, remembrances of collective history. We’ve curated some of our favorite stories of adventurers, makers and rule breakers.—who just happen to be women. Let us tell you a story. Then get out there and create your own.

REI Presents: How to Run 100 Miles
In September 2017, I stepped up to the starting line of the Run Rabbit Run 100 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, alongside my friend Jayson Sime. The race is a 102.9-mile ultramarathon with 20,000 feet of elevation gain, which is no small feat for a couple of guys who don’t know what they’re doing. Jayson had...
Follow Through: Caroline Gleich’s Dream to Ski Utah’s Most Difficult Lines
When she set out to ski all 90 lines in Andrew McLean’s guidebook, The Chuting Gallery, Caroline Gleich was met with laughter. Based in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains, these steep ski lines are difficult and dangerous and at the time, only three people had been known to complete the set. In this age of hyperconnectivity, which...
REI Presents: The Mirnavator
Imagine a trail-running vacation where you are shuttled every day to various trailheads that bring you to wild heights and stunning vistas. Imagine finishing your run or hike, and making your way to a comfortable tent that has already been put up for you. You gather your belongings, unpack what you need for the evening...
REI Presents: I Am Here
For our 82nd anniversary, we’re highlighting 82 of your outdoor stories. Share your favorite story on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with a photo or video and tag #REImember. Day 2, 4:36am. I am waking up on Mount St. Helens, in Washington state. It is April, and the whole mountain is still covered in snow. A...
REI Presents: La Cumbre
“When I lost my foot, I put two feet on the ground.” Kathy Pico, an Ecuadorian native, lost her leg to cancer at age 38. Reassessing her life's value, Kathy turned to alpinism. “I decided that if I had another opportunity, I wouldn’t waste it,” she said. “During the second chemotherapy, I decided to amputate...
What Does Adventure Look Like in Real Life?
The idea started with a casual conversation in the kitchen. Six friends living in Seattle, who were always ready for an adventure and eager to find the next, exploring the Patagonian wilderness together. None of us really thought it would happen. Like most good ideas, it started as a "someday" and soon transformed into a...