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  • Instructor REI Specialist

Need expert advice from the comfort of your home? Whether you are interested in exploring a new outdoor activity, or want to get the next great piece of gear or advice for an upcoming adventure, one of our in-store expert outfitters is here to help. Outfitting appointments are available 7 days a week from 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PST. Once you book an appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join Microsoft Teams, a video conferencing service similar to Zoom or FaceTime. From there, you will be matched up with one of our green vest employees with expertise in the topics you are interested in. All you need is your computer or smartphone. More detailed instructions are in your confirmation email. (It's easy, we promise.) Video shy or low bandwidth? No problem! You can join Teams with only audio and have a phone-only conversation, if that is best for you. To schedule an appointment, simply click the "Virtual Outfitting" link at the bottom of this page.

    Activity location

    East Hanover REI

    280 State Route10, East Hanover, NJ 7936

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