Outdoor Guides

The Backyard Camping Guide for Quarantine

Recommended For: Car Camper

Backyard camping has become the new normal during quarantine, and we have the products and know-how to turn the yard into a full-fledged campsite.

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COVID Survival Guide: Outdoor Products to Keep You Sane and Safe

Our COVID Survival Guide aims to keep you sane and safe with a long list of appropriate outdoor products, from bird watching to solar panels.

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COVID Relief Alliance Guide: How Outdoor Brands Fight Against the Coronavirus Pandemic

We have rounded up all the outdoor brands that fight against the coronavirus pandemic, from factory reprioritization to donations.

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REI Wedding Registry: How to Create One, Find One, and Add Gifts to One

The REI Wedding Registry is the most popular option for outdoor couples. See how to create one, how REI returns work, and what gifts you should include.

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The Winter Guide to Baselayers

When it’s cold outside, you need clothing to keep you warm. Enter baselayers, long underwear, or thermal clothing. The Winter Guide to Baselayers is all about layering effectively in the coldest months of year.

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Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide!

Haven’t finished your shopping? This Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide includes incredible products from unique brands. Look for extra discounts as well!

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The 10 Best Rain Pants of 2020

Rain pants are a necessity for foul weather hiking. But what pair to get? We break down the 10 best rain pants on the market to find the right pair for you.

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The Best Voices and Brands in Plus Size Outdoor Clothing

Plus size outdoor clothing hasn’t been acknowledged by the outdoor industry. We highlight the voices and brands that stand up for plus size outdoor clothing.

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How to Use Waterproofing Spray and Wash for Jackets, Tents, and Footwear

Raindrops keep falling on my head…but since I re-waterproofed my gear my eyes won’t be turning red! In short, modern waterproofing rocks. We’re able to march up mountains in gear that’s both waterproof and fairly breathable. What a time to be alive. Yet this waterproof-ability is a privilege, one that’s easily taken for granted. I’ve […]

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The 10 Best Day Packs for Hiking of 2019

Outdoor Gear Type: Backpacks
Recommended For: Day Hiker

The best day packs for hiking will get you outside in a myriad of ways. Hike small, light, and quick, or strap on a robust day pack for a full day outside.

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