Discover Outdoor Adventure with REI this Holiday Season

Bundle the family in warmth and play outside

Nov 22, 2011

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), a national retailer providing quality outdoor gear and clothing, is ready to help outfit the entire family for any weather this season.

With its 100-percent satisfaction guarantee, REI provides a convenient, hassle-free, one-stop shopping experience for various winter adventures and holiday shopping. Visit REI stores or shop the REI Holiday Gift Finder online to choose from a wide selection of outdoor gear and apparel from hundreds of quality outdoor brands including GoPro, Osprey, Patagonia, Vibram, Sorel and REI’s in-house award-winning Gear & Apparel brand.

Save up to 30-percent on select winter gear, outerwear, clothing and boots during REI’s Winter Sale from Nov. 18 – 28. Also, REI stores will offer extended shopping hours from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Nov. 25.

From storm-proof to casual, backpacking to snow sports, or gifts under or over $25, REI has the best product assortment and service to help outfit anyone on the list. REI’s most popular gifts for the season include cozy socks to cushion each step, colorful down sweaters to fend off shivers,  helmet cameras to capture any adventure, the best in warm, waterproof boots, or the latest in five-fingered shoes.

The company has also updated its REI App to help mobile users experience REI offerings more easily from their smartphones. Now anyone with an iPhone or Android device can scan bar codes in REI stores and add their favorite items to a wish list. Users can also manage personal wish lists, set privacy settings and view or share lists with friends or family members.

Wrap up outdoor adventure and give experiential gifts instead. REI offers a variety of winter-related in-store classes to help families and individuals enjoy the outdoors together, or learn a new outdoor hobby such as cross country or snowshoeing. REI also offers other courses such as avalanche safety, to help adventures prep for winter adventures. Visit REI’s online store locator for local class listings.

About the REI Co-op

REI is a specialty outdoor retailer, headquartered near Seattle. The nation’s largest consumer co-op, REI is a growing community of more than 19 million members who expect and love the best quality gear, inspiring expert classes and trips, and outstanding customer service. REI has 167 locations in 39 states and the District of Columbia. If you can’t visit a store, you can shop at REI.com, REI Outlet or the REI shopping app. REI isn’t just about gear. Adventurers can take the trip of a lifetime with REI’s active adventure travel company, a global leader that runs more than 250 itineraries across all continents. In every community where REI has a presence, professionally trained instructors share their expertise by hosting beginner-to advanced-level classes and workshops about a wide range of activities. To build on the infrastructure that makes life outside possible, REI invests millions annually in hundreds of local and national nonprofits that create access to—and steward—the outdoor places that inspire us all.