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Gear Review: Stay Alive Hiker's Pack

Gear Review: Stay Alive Hiker's Pack

Safety is the word when you're out on the trail. Which is why you must always (yes, always) carry your 10 essentials. But knowing exactly what to get, or even remembering to pack all of them, can be a overwhelming for some. Check out our gear review of the Stay Alive Hiker's Pack.

Opt To Act: Give Back To Nature During Your 52 Hike Challenge 2020

Opt To Act: Give Back To Nature During Your 52 Hike Challenge 2020

Thank you for joining us this year for #OptOutside! Since the new Opt to Act initiative was such a success, now we are encouraging you to continue the effort into the new year and all year long! Join us and REI as we continue to Opt to Act into the new year. In this blog, you will discover the first of 52 action steps to help you Opt to Act all year! Clean up the trails, go on stewardship hikes, and give back to nature when you pursue your 52 Hike Challenge 2020. Read the blog to get started right now.

Guest Blog: My Top 3 Bay Area Hikes By Jaclyn Sanguinetti

Guest Blog: My Top 3 Bay Area Hikes By Jaclyn Sanguinetti

If you had told me a year ago that this girly girl who loves pink, hates being dirty and loves a good Sunday fun-day brunch with the girls would i...

Photography Tips For Hikers

Photography Tips For Hikers

In this guest blog by Danielle Price, you will learn insider photography tips for hikers that you can use not only to remember each epic adventure, but also to plan for future trips or even to recommend a trail to a friend. Read on to discover what cameras to use, which perspectives to shoot, and how you can capture your experience on the trail right now.