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Expert Advice

Your go-to source for expert outdoor knowledge you can trust. All the information you need to learn new skills, choose and maintain gear, prep for your trips and have amazing adventures.

Editor's Picks

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Buying Guides

REI Co-op Editors’ Choice Awards

64 reviews with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars

REI Co-op Editors’ Choice Awards honor the best equipment and apparel we’ve been recommending for years, along with the latest innovative products.

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Skills

How to Run With a Jogging Stroller

1 reviews with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars

Learn how to use a jogging stroller, how to build strength and run faster with confidence over time, and how to care for your jogging stroller.

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Buying Guides

The Best Camping Chairs: Tested

7 reviews with an average rating of 3.9 out of 5 stars

We tested the best camp chairs sold at REI to bring you the seven best seats for all outdoor adventures (and backyard hangouts).

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Buying Guides

The Best Backpacking Stoves of 2021: Staff Picks

8 reviews with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars

Our experts recommend their favorite portable canister stoves for backpacking, plus a liquid-fuel stove, an alcohol stove and a wood-fuel stove.

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Buying Guides

The Best Yoga Gear of 2021: Staff Picks

3 reviews with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars

REI Co-op staffers share their favorite mats, blocks, cleaner and apparel for yoga. Find the perfect yoga gear for your home or studio practice.

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Checklists

Road Trip Checklist

42 reviews with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars

Basics for hitting the road