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Hiking

Find the gear that gets you out there – from hiking boots and socks to day packs and poles.

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Welcome to the next generation of hiking

Sure there are great hikes out in the wild, but there are also amazing urban hikes less than two hours from your front door.

Outdoor Afro Inc. + REI Co-op

A colorful, functional collection of hiking clothing, co-created to celebrate the nature in all of us.

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Hike in style

Every new season demands the newest and freshest gear & apparel.

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Hiking Boots vs Trail Runners: The Great Debate

Both hiking boots and trail runners will get you out on the trail, but where, when and how you hike may impact your choices.

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What to Wear Hiking

You might hear hikers say that there’s no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing. Learn all the dos and don'ts for your hiking attire.

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The Best Trekking & Hiking Poles of 2022

Tackle the trail with our favorite poles for hiking, running, snowshoeing and more.

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Hiking gear at REI

A day on the trail is day well spent! And it’s even better with the hiking gear and clothing (hiking shorts, hiking shirts and hiking pants) that keeps you comfortable no matter how far you roam – including hiking boots, or even hiking sandals, that fit well and provide traction on the trail. Because happy feet make happy hikers.