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10 Best Hiking Shoes for Kids of 2024

10 Best Hiking Shoes for Kids of 2024

Kiddos need reliable footwear out on trail as much as adults. Check out our review of the best hiking shoes for kids so your little one can cruise along with you on your next adventure.
Big Agnes Tiger Wall vs. NEMO Hornet OSMO vs. MSR FreeLite

Big Agnes Tiger Wall vs. NEMO Hornet OSMO vs. MSR FreeLite

We compare and score three of the top backpacking tents on the market to determine which one is the best overall.
Hiking Boot & Shoe Soles for Grip, Traction & Different Terrains

Hiking Boot & Shoe Soles for Grip, Traction & Different Terrains

The soles of your shoes are literally where the rubber meets the trail. Learn more about what to look for in the bottoms of your hiking footwear in this in-depth article on grip, traction, and terrain.
The 35 Best Ways to Save At REI’s Member Moment Event 2024
A trail runner resting on a boulder in an airy grassy hills setting in the HOKA Speedgoat 5 shoes

The 35 Best Ways to Save At REI’s Member Moment Event 2024

We’ll show you how to save big at REI’s Member Moment Event with coupon codes, member reward information, and sale highlights.
10 Campfire Safety Tips

10 Campfire Safety Tips

Human-caused wildfires impact millions of acres of forest each year. With a little extra prep, attentiveness, and care…
How to Lace Hiking Boots & Shoes
A hiker in a red rain jacket sitting on a rock to tie his Salomon Quest 4 GTX boots

How to Lace Hiking Boots & Shoes

How many ways can you tie your shoes? If you like to hike, you’ll need more than one.
How to Clean Hiking Shoes & Boots
Closeup of a hiker's feet crossing a creek in a muddy pair of Topo Athletic Trailventure 2 hiking boots

How to Clean Hiking Shoes & Boots

In this guide, we walk you through how to take care of your footwear – so your footwear can take care of you.
Men’s La Sportiva Spire GTX Review
Closeup of a hiker tying the laces of the La Sportiva Spire GTX hiking shoes

Men’s La Sportiva Spire GTX Review

The La Sportiva Spire GTX have received high praise in both the fastpacking and hiking worlds – but do they live up to the buzz?
20 Hot Deals at REI’s Holiday Warm Up Sale 2023

20 Hot Deals at REI’s Holiday Warm Up Sale 2023

REI’s Holiday Warm Up Sale is on from December 8-18th. These are the deals you won’t want to miss at this year’s sale.
Zpacks Duplex Zip Tent Review
A hiker adjusting the Zpacks Duplex Zip in a plateau with mountains in the background.

Zpacks Duplex Zip Tent Review

We put 500 miles on the Zpacks Duplex Zip to see how it stacks up against the best ultralight tents on the market.
The 50 Best Deals at REI’s Gear Up Get Out Sale 2023

The 50 Best Deals at REI’s Gear Up Get Out Sale 2023

We scoured REI’s Gear Up Get Out Sale (running Nov 10-20) and put together this list of the deals we’re most excited about. Trust us, you won’t want to miss this one!
20 Ways to Use Your REI 20% Off Coupon

20 Ways to Use Your REI 20% Off Coupon

Get excited REI members – it’s coupon time! This weekend only (September 23-24th) REI members can get 20% off…
Durston X-Mid Pro 2 Tent Review

Durston X-Mid Pro 2 Tent Review

If you’ve been in the ultralight scene for more than a minute, chances are you’ve heard about the Durston X-Mid Pro 2.
40 Great Deals at REI’s Labor Day Sale 2023

40 Great Deals at REI’s Labor Day Sale 2023

One of REI’s best sales of the year – the Labor Day Sale – is happening from August 25-September 4th and includes some…
100 Best Gifts For Hikers, Backpackers & Campers 2024

100 Best Gifts For Hikers, Backpackers & Campers 2024

Give the gift that gets them outside with our guide to the best gifts for hikers and backpackers.
7 Best Trekking Poles of 2024
A female backpacker hiking up to the top of a red, rocky mountain pass in Glacier National Park using the REI Flash Carbon trekking poles

7 Best Trekking Poles of 2024

We’ve rigorously tested these trekking poles over thousands of miles to find the sturdiest and most lightweight options. Get more stability on tough terrain…
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