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REI Memorial Day Weekend Sales Guide 2022: Last Chance Deals

We sifted through the deals available through REI’s Anniversary Sale. Here are our top picks for your hiking and backpacking adventures.

Latest Gear Reviews

Erem Xerocole Expedition Desert Hiking Boot Review

The Erem Xerocole Expedition Boots are stellar desert hiking boots for sandy trails, brushy off-trail bushwhacking, and mountainous rock hopping.

Latest Outdoor Guides

The Best Hiking Shorts of 2022

Hiking shorts are the underrated all-stars of gear. The best hiking shorts kick sweat and chafe to the curb, and keep you trekking mile after mile.

Latest Trip Reports

Backpacking the Four Pass Loop in Maroon Bells Snowmass Wilderness

Trail Report Backpacking the Four  Pass Loop in the Maroon Bells Snowmass Wilderness near Aspen is a hiker’s dream. There are shimmering lakes, alpine meadows, lush green forests, and the bright red peaks of Elks tower all around you at every turn. Although I’ve hiked around this area many times, I’ve never committed to the […]