If you no longer need it, we'll find someone who does

Already have a buy-back invite?

Ready to trade something in?

Here's how to get started

1. Search for your items  in our online catalog
2. Mail your eligible stuff to us (we'll provide the packaging)
3. We'll send you an REI gift card
See the full details and terms and conditions in the FAQs

A few trade-in tips

Most importantly, everything should be clean and in very good condition

    Gear we love

  • Jackets & pants
  • Sleeping bags
  • Tents
  • Packs
  • Hiking boots
  • Running shoes

    Stuff we can't accept

  • Broken or damaged goods
  • Things that cost less than $75 new
  • Products REI has never sold
  • Items more than 6 years old
  • Electronics
  • Safety gear

Keep in mind

If you trade in items that are broken, dirty or otherwise ineligible, we can't return them to you.

To make sure you get the most value out of your trade-in, see our full list of do's and don'ts.

Estimated trade-in value

Earn an REI gift card worth up to 20% of your item's retail price, depending on its condition

Patagonia Sweater Estimated Value

Lightly worn

Patagonia jacket

Estimated trade-in value = $24

REI Sleeping Bag Estimated Value

Excellent Condition

REI Co-op sleeping bag

Estimated trade-in value = $74

North Face Backpack Estimated Value

Torn and discolored

The North Face backpack

No gift card issued

See the full details and terms and conditions in the FAQs
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