REI Co-op is dedicated to making outdoor recreation more accessible. That’s why the retailer of top-quality brands has introduced its new Trailmade collection.
This new line provides customers with affordable gear and apparel options, including gender-free sleeping bags, backpacks, trekking poles, and clothing lines.
Amy Marks, REI Co-op product designer, said Trailmade is all about alleviating the feeling of having to fit into a limited mold.
“We’ve created a line that’s intended to fit more bodies and lifestyles, and help people feel more comfortable outside, without compromising durability and performance,” she said.
In cooperation with Unlikely Hikers, Latino Outdoors, 52 Hike Challenge, The Venture Out Project, and Fresh Tracks at the Aspen Institute, the Trailmade collection was designed from the ground up with input from members of REI’s inclusion advisory council from the BIPOC, LGBTQ+, body positive, and adaptable communities.
The collection is created to best meet the requirements and way of life of the ever-changing outdoor enthusiasts. Highlights consist of:
- REI Co-op Trailmade 20 Sleeping Bag: This year the co-op introduces an affordable, gender-free sleeping bag in a variety of sizes for under $100. This synthetic, 20-degree, mummy-style sleeping bag provides warmth and comfort, even under damp conditions, designed for all body shapes. The bag is available in six sizes including short, short wide, regular, regular wide, long, and long wide sizing. $99.95.
- REI Co-op Trailmade 60-Liter Pack: This pack’s adjustable torso design makes it easy for people of different sizes to enjoy or share with a regular fit range of XS to 4X for women, S to 4X for men. $149.
- REI Co-op Trailmade 2 Tent with Footprint: This two-door, two-vestibule tent is designed with a dome-shaped, two-pole configuration and color coding for an easy set-up. $179.
- REI Co-op Trailmade Apparel: Includes a variety of tops from fleece layers to rainproof shells, and bottoms from hiking shorts to hiking pants, all available in tall options for men as well as a range of men’s S-XXXL and women’s XS-3X. Pricing varies.
The Trailmade collection is available exclusively for REI members through May 1, when sales open to the broader public.
Images and content courtesy of REI
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