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How to Choose Hiking Boots

Choosing the right footwear may be the most important decision you make as a beginning backpacker. The shoes or boots you choose must be comfortable, durable and protective, mile after mile. Read more.

Breaking in Your Hiking Boots

Different boots will require different amounts of break-in time. Lightweight models may feel perfect right out of the box, while heavier, all-leather models may require weeks to soften up and form to your feet. Read more.

How to Choose Running Shoes

Let's face it: There are a ton of running-shoe brands and styles on the market. To complicate matters, trying on a shoe isn't always the best way to find the right pair for you. After all, most running shoes feel comfortable while you're standing on the carpet in a sports store. Read more.

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Stay warm and dry outdoors in our selection of men's down jackets, men's soft shell jackets, men's rainwear and men's fleece.

Going traveling? Fill your bags with casual, worry-free men's travel clothing from the top brands. Staying around town? Choose from sweaters, pants, casual boots, shoes and other men's casual wear.

Hitting the gym, running, biking or training for a triathlon? We have plenty of men's fitness running, cycling and triathlon clothing to get you through your workout in comfort and style.

And winter aficionados, you'll appreciate the variety of men's skiing and snowboarding clothing from top brands, plus men's long underwear, hats and gloves.

Need more information before you buy? Check out our online articles on how to choose outerwear, footwear and more. Exchange ideas and tips with the REI community, too!

At REI you'll find top-rated and top-selling men's clothing, plus plenty of sale and clearance deals and bargains.

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