Ropes. The part of an adventurer’s gear that is approached with much caution – and rightly so. This can be the thing that your life depends on, so you want to be sure that it's ready for whatever your climb may have in store for you.
Date Posted: Aug 07, 2022
Date Posted: Jun 05, 2022
Plastics are essential to building durable, high-performance clothing. But they’re also accelerating the environmental crisis, from the fossil fuels used to make materials like polyester to the plastic pollution that piles up once that clothing has been tossed.
Date Posted: Jan 30, 2022
Affected products: PIRANA descenders D005AA00 and D005AA01 (see models in photo). Serial numbers: between 19 F 0000000 000 and 22 A 9999999 999. Sold from July 2019 to January 2022. Unaffected PIRANA descenders:
Date Posted: Jan 02, 2022
Keeping your feet warm while winter camping or backpacking is one of the most important skills for camp comfort. If your feet are warm, you're a happy camper. But there is nothing worse than icy cold feet, it'll make you feel miserable.
Date Posted: Nov 21, 2021
Wondering how to store your backpacking gear? Properly storing and caring for your backpacking and camping gear can help it last a long time, so watch this video to learn tips for storage, maintenance, and more
Date Posted: Jun 20, 2021
In this video, we discuss everything you need to know to prepare effectively for a bear encounter with bear expert Chuck Bartlebaugh, Executive Director at the Be Bear Aware Campaign, a nonprofit specializing in bear avoidance and wildlife stewardship safety
Date Posted: Apr 05, 2020
#StayHome and watch this easy guide to patching your jacket with Braden from REI! Now is a great time to catch up on gear care and repairs like patching jackets or backpacks.
Date Posted: Apr 02, 2020
Date Posted: Mar 08, 2020
Best job in the world? Patagonia field testing guru Kelly Cordes takes us on a journey through the extremes of Patagonia's field testing program and possibly to the brink of hypothermia. We promise, we take this work – if not always ourselves - seriously.
Date Posted: Feb 05, 2020
It’s a warm evening at Applebee Dome campground. My (Gabriel) group is relaxing after climbing the northeast ridge of Bugaboo Spire when another climber walks over looking for a partner. He tells us that he and his partner just got in from a 2-day drive.