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

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It’s Member Rewards time at REI! That means REI members have just received their annual 10% reward on purchases from last year. We look forward to this every year since – if you have a backpacking gear addiction like we do – your reward can add up to big savings on something new.

And if you didn’t get a big reward this year, don’t worry. REI is also offering member coupons for 20% off one full-price item and an extra 20% off one REI Outlet item with coupon code: MEMBER24, as well as some sweet sale prices on a few big-ticket items during their Member Moment event which runs from March 15-25th

If you’re not an REI member yet, you can pick up a lifetime membership for $30 and still get to use the 20% off coupon – it pretty much pays for itself with one big purchase.

So without further ado, here are the top 35 ways to save at REI’s Member Moment Event.


Saucony Peregrine (men’s / women’s) – PHOTO CREDIT: Dave Collins (CLEVERHIKER.COM)

Merrell Moab 3 Hiking Shoes – $96 with Coupon

Merrell’s Moab 3s (men’s / women’s) are high-quality hiking shoes at an affordable price. They are comfortable right out of the box, durable, and much more breathable than many other traditional-style hiking shoes. You won’t need to spend any time breaking these babies in before they’re trail-ready, and many hikers swear by them for their comfy high-volume fit. The Moabs are our top budget pick on our Best Hiking Shoes for Men / Women lists.

Saucony Peregrine 14 – $122 with Coupon

Stock photo of the Saucony Peregrine 14

We’ve hiked some of the most challenging trails in the world in Saucony Peregrines (men’s / women’s), and they’re some of our favorites due to their exceptional traction. These shoes are lightweight and breathable thanks to the mesh upper, so your feet stay comfortable while covering serious distance on trail. The Peregrines rank highly on our Best Hiking Shoes for Men / Women and Best Trail Running Shoes for Men / Women lists.

Lowa Renegade Hiking Boots – $204 with Coupon

The Lowa Renegade GTX Mid (men’s / women’s) is our top recommendation for hikers who frequently take on tough terrain with a heavy pack. Their unrivaled durability and foot protection will keep you moving confidently no matter what the trail has in store. Boots with this level of support can often feel a little restricting, but the Renegades are very comfortable after a short period of break-in. Check out the Renegades at the very top of our Best Hiking Boots for Men / Women lists.

Chaco Z/1 Classic Sandals – $84 with Coupon

The Chaco Z/1 Classics (men’s / women’s) are our all-time favorite hiking sandals because they have an adjustable fit that can accommodate any foot shape, they’re surprisingly supportive for sandals, and they’re ridiculously durable. The footbeds on the Z/1 Classics are pretty firm, so go with the Z/Clouds (men’s / women’s) if you prefer more cushion. The Z/1 Classics and Clouds are number one on our lists of the Best Hiking Sandals for Men / Women.


Big Agnes Tiger Wall UL2PHOTO CREDIT: Heather Eldridge (CLEVERHIKER.COM)

REI Skyward Tent – 50% Off for Members

Blue and white tent

The REI Skyward 4 (also available as a 6-person) is the latest iteration of our longtime favorite camping tent, the Grand Hut. We like the Skyward for its high-quality tent poles/fabrics, spacious interior, and ease of setup. It has near-vertical walls and a 6.5 foot peak height, so you can stand and move around freely. The vestibule off the front is handy, and we like that there’s an awning over the door for drip-free entry. The Skyward is a well-rounded tent with a sweet balance of simplicity and spaciousness which made it our number one pick on our Best Camping Tents list.

Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2 – $423.96 with Coupon

The Copper Spur HV UL2 is one of our all-time favorite backpacking tents. Its ultralight freestanding design enables hikers to pitch almost anywhere, and it doesn’t sacrifice convenience, weather protection, or livability. The UL2 has enough space for two regular-width sleeping pads and some gear, but you could bump up to the Copper Spur UL3 ($463.96 with coupon) if you want enough space to accommodate wide sleeping pads.

REI Co-op Half Dome SL 2+ – $279.20 with Coupon

The REI Half Dome SL 2+ is already really well priced for its quality – it’s durable, spacious, and easy to set up – but it’s an absolute steal if you use your member coupon on it. The symmetrical freestanding design and very roomy dimensions of the Half Dome make it comfortable and user-friendly for hikers camping in the frontcountry, and the reasonable weight makes it a viable option for backcountry use too. The Half Dome ranks highly on both our Best Camping Tents and Best Backpacking Tents lists.

REI Wonderland 4 – $439.20 with Coupon

Green and tan tent

REI’s Wonderland Tent comes in a few sizes, but our top pick is the Wonderland 4. This tent has a high ceiling, giant doors, and convenient storage pockets, so it’s very luxurious for frontcountry camping. If you’re in the market for a new family camping tent, this is an awesome way to spend your coupon and dividend. See how it stacks up against the competition on our Best Camping Tents list.

Big Agnes Tiger Wall UL2 – $359.96 with Coupon

Stock photo of the Tiger Wall 2 with a white background

Ounce-counting hikers will love the ultralight, semi-freestanding design of the Big Agnes Tiger Wall UL2. This tent has enough structure to hold up in bad weather, but it’s barely over a pound each for two hikers splitting the weight. The Tiger Wall is a convenient alternative to non-freestanding ultralight tents, as it’s much more intuitive to set up and its double-wall  design keeps condensation to a minimum. The Tiger Wall is our top semi-freestanding tent on our Best Backpacking Tents list.

Backpacking Packs, Travel Bags & Daypacks

A hiker wearing an Hyperlite Mountain Gear Ultralight Backpack in a slot canyon in Utah
Hyperlite Mountain Gear Southwest 40 – Photo credit: Dave Collins (

Hyperlite Mountain Gear Southwest 40 – $303.20 with Coupon

Stock image of Hyperlite Mountain Gear Southwest 55

The Hyperlite Mountain Gear Southwest 40 is one of our favorite tough-as-nails ultralight backpacks, and we’ve used it for thousands of miles of adventures. The DCF fabric and taped seams on the Southwest make it as close to waterproof as you can get, amazingly lightweight, and incredibly durable. The Southwest holds a place among our top lightweight backpack picks. It’s available in three capacity sizes, though our top recommendations are the 40 L and 55 L.

REI Flash 55 – $159.20 with Coupon

The REI Flash 55 (men’s / women’s) backpack is a budget-friendly option for hikers who want to keep pack weight low. It features a comfortable hipbelt, a supportive back panel, and excellent pockets. One of the more unique features of the Flash is its Packmod system – the straps, top lid, and pockets can be removed and reconfigured into several combinations to suit your needs. The Flash 55 is our number one pick on our list of the Best Backpacking Backpacks.

Osprey Atmos 65 & Aura 65 – $272 with Coupon

Stock image of Osprey Atmos 65

If carrying comfort is your top priority for a backpacking pack and you don’t mind carrying some extra weight, the Osprey Atmos 65 (men’s) & Aura 65 (women’s) are great options. The ample padding and beefy suspension on these packs transfer weight to the hips far better than any lightweight pack. The Atmos and Aura are fan favorites in many backpacking circles, and they rank highly on our Best Backpacking Backpacks list.

Osprey Talon 22 & Tempest 20 – $128 with Coupon

The Osprey Talon 22 (men’s) and Tempest 20 (women’s) sit at the top of our Best Hiking Daypacks list because of their exceptional blend of durability, organization, and support. These packs have cushy hip belts, well-padded shoulder straps, and ventilated back panels, so they’re very comfortable for long days on trail.

REI Flash 22 – $47.96 with Coupon

The small, simple REI Flash 22 is one of our go-tos for jaunts around town and short day hikes with a lightweight load. This pack has convenient pockets and – despite its minimal build  – enough structure to feel comfortable during long carries. The affordability and convenience of the Flash 22 earned it a top spot on our list of the Best Hiking Daypacks.

Cotopaxi Allpa Travel Backpack – $160 with Coupon

The Cotopaxi Allpa 35 has everything we look for in a travel pack – streamlined organization, easy-access pockets, a comfortable carry, and unique style. This travel bag is constructed with thick, durable material, making it a capable pack to send through the tough-on-gear bag check process. The Allpa has a removable hipbelt for times when you need to carry a heavier load, and the shoulder straps are nicely padded. The Allpa comes in several sizes, but the 35L size is our top pick on our Best Travel Backpacks list.

Sleep System

A backpacker relaxing on the shore of an alpine lake surrounded by mountains on an inflatable sleeping pad and the Sea to Summit Aeros Ultralight Pillow
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite NXT – Photo credit: Heather Eldridge (

REI Magma 15 or Magma 30 – $343.20/$303.20 with Coupon

Stock photo of the REI Magma 15 Sleeping Bag with a white background

The REI Magma 15 / Magma 30 sleeping bags have an excellent combination of weight and warmth. If you’re looking for one sleeping bag that works for most of the year, the cozy Magma 15 is an excellent choice. It’s warm enough for shoulder seasons and mild winter conditions, and it can be left open on warm nights for ventilation. Hikers who mostly backpack in the summer will likely prefer the Magma 30 for its lower weight. The Magma 15 and 30 are our top picks on our Best Backpacking Sleeping Bags list.

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite NXT – $167.96 with Coupon

Therm-a-Rest’s NeoAir XLite NXT has been our favorite backpacking sleeping pad for many years. It has an unrivaled combination of comfort, warmth, and weight that makes it incredibly hard to beat for backpacking. The Xlite NXT is 3 inches thick, so it’s a bit cushier than many pads with comparable specs. We’ve put this pad through the wringer over thousands of miles on the trail, which is why it’s number one on our list of the Best Backpacking Sleeping Pads.

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XTherm NXT – $191.96 with Coupon

The Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XTherm NXT is one of the warmest and most durable lightweight sleeping pads on the market. So if you sleep cold or you often backpack in sub-freezing temps, this is our top recommendation. The latest NXT model is warmer, thicker, and even a touch lighter than before. Check out how the XTherm compares to the other best backpacking sleeping pads out there.

Therm-a-rest Compressible Pillow – $25.56 with Coupon

The Therm-a-Rest Compressible Pillow has become a go-to for us due to its supportive and cushy design. This pillow comes in several sizes, but we prefer the small because it feels luxurious enough for car camping while still being light and packable enough for backpacking. The Therm-a-Rest Compressible is our top choice on our Best Backpacking & Camping Pillows list.

REI Siesta 20 – $111.20 with Coupon

The REI Siesta 20 (also available as a two-person bag) is one of our go-to sleeping bags for car camping because it’s roomy, durable, and comes in at a great value price. The rectangular hood helps trap in heat on chilly nights, and it can accommodate a full-size bed pillow. Additional convenient features include a built-in stash pocket to keep small items secure and a wraparound zipper that allows you to open the Siesta up like a blanket. The Siesta earns the number one spot on our Best Camping Sleeping Bags list.

Exped Megamat 10 LXW – $207.96 with Coupon

The Exped MegaMat 10 (also available as a double) is one of the most luxurious camping mattresses we’ve ever tested. This mattress is four inches thick, so side-sleepers and rotisserie-sleepers won’t struggle with pressure points or bottoming out. The Megamat self-inflates, so all you need to do is blow a few breaths in to dial in your perfect firmness after its done puffing up  on its own. And when your trip is over, the one-way deflation valve and top-loading stuff sack make packing up quick and easy.

HEST Camp Pillow – $71.20 with Coupon

Light blue backpacking pillow

The HEST Camp Pillow is like having the comfort of home in a compact package that’s easy to transport and clean. It’s the largest pillow on our list of the Best Camping Pillows, and the shredded memory foam fill provides excellent support that doesn’t flatten out. The regular size is plenty big for our needs, but an even larger Standard Pillow is also available. 


Outdoor Research Echo (men’s / women’s) – PHOTO CREDIT: Heather Eldridge (CLEVERHIKER.COM)

Patagonia Down Sweater Hoodie – $263.20 with Coupon

The warm and well-rounded Patagonia Down Sweater Hoodie (men’s / women’s) is an excellent option for folks looking for a daily jacket. Small details, like a soft zipper cover at the chin, an internal chest pocket, and hem adjustments that are accessible from inside the hand pockets, make the Down Sweater comfortable and practical for use around town and for casual hikes. This hoodie is our top pick for everyday wear on our list of the Best Down Jackets.

REI 650 Down Jacket – $103.20 with Coupon

If you’re on a tight budget, the already affordable REI 650 Down Jacket (men’s / women’s) is a good candidate for coupon usage. This jacket isn’t quite as warm or packable as many other puffy jackets due to its low-fill-power down, but it’s still lightweight and suitable for shoulder season backpacking. The 650 Down is our top budget pick on our Best Down Jackets list.

Patagonia Torrentshell 3L Rain Jacket – $143.20 with Coupon

Stock image of Patagonia Torrentshell 3L

The Patagonia Torrentshell 3L (men’s / women’s) is a well-priced, durable, and well-fitting rain jacket. Its laminated 3-layer construction is highly protective in sustained rain, but the jacket still feels light and breathable. Because it’s so versatile and such an awesome value, the Torrentshell is the rain jacket we recommend most for all-around use from our Best Rain Jackets list.

REI Rainier Rain Jacket – $79.96 with Coupon

Stock image of REI Rainier

The REI Rainier Rain Jacket (men’s / women’s) is already a budget-friendly jacket, so it’s quite the deal with the 20% off coupon! We love this jacket because it has all the features we use most (like pit zips and hem/hood adjustments), it’s lightweight, and it comes in a wide array of nice color choices. We also suggest picking up the Full-Zip Rainier Rain Pants (men’s / women’s) to feel like an unstoppable rain-defying machine. The Rainier rain gear can be found on our lists of the Best Rain Jackets and Rain Pants.

Patagonia Better Sweater – $127.20 with Coupon

Patagonia’s Better Sweater (men’s / women’s) is one of our favorite fleeces due to its versatility – it’s stylish enough to wear around town and functional enough to wear as a layer for adventures. The material is comfortable and it holds up incredibly well over time – one of our gear testers has been wearing hers for about a decade now, and it’s still going strong! The Better Sweater is our top pick on our Best Fleece Jackets list.

prAna Stretch Zion II & prAna Halle Hiking Pants – $76 with Coupon

PrAna clothing has a reputation for comfort and durability, and our favorite pants in their lineup – the Stretch Zion IIs for men and the Halle Pants for women – certainly live up to that legacy. Both styles strike an excellent balance between trail-worthy performance and body-flattering fit. We’ve rocked the highly durable Stretch Zions and Halles for years, and both rank highly on our Best Hiking Pants for Men / Women lists.

Outdoor Research Echo Sun Hoodie – $60 with Coupon

The Outdoor Research Echo (men’s / women’s) is our favorite sun shirt because it’s comfortable, light, and the fabric keeps you cool. The lightweight polyester breathes well when you’re working hard on the trail, and it wicks moisture effectively if you work up a sweat. This shirt has a hood and thumbholes to provide full coverage, so you can trek confidently in sunny places knowing you’ll be protected all day. See how the Echo compares to our other favorite sun shirts on our Best Sun Shirts list.

Other Gear

The Stanley Adventure Base Camp 4 Cookset with the Camp Chef Everest 2x stove on a table in a campsite
Camp Chef Everest Stove – Photo credit: Heather Eldridge (

MSR PocketRocket 2 – $39.96 with Coupon

The MSR PocketRocket 2 has been the top pick on our Best Backpacking Stoves list for years because it’s lightweight, compact, durable. The PocketRocket has  excellent simmer control and boils quickly, so it’s a good option for those who like to actually cook a meal in the backcountry as well as hikers who just need to boil water to rehydrate some food.

Jetboil Flash – $103.96 with Coupon

Hikers who mostly use a backpacking stove to boil water for rehydrating freeze-dried meals can’t go wrong with the Jetboil Flash. This stove system consistently produces the fastest boil times when we test it against other stoves. The Flash comes in at a steeper price than many of our other favorite backpacking stoves, but we think it’s worth the cost since it comes with an integrated cookpot.

Yeti Tundra 65 – $280 with Coupon

The Yeti Tundra 65 has made a big name for itself due to its best-in-class insulation and durability. No matter how hard you play, the Tundra is built tough for rugged adventures. It also doesn’t hurt that it comes in a variety of attractive colors. Learn more about why we like the Yeti Tundra on our Best Coolers list.

Camp Chef Everest – $152 with Coupon

The Camp Chef Everest Stove is a must-have for all you creative camp chefs who love whipping up gourmet meals at camp. This thing is seriously powerful – each burner has a heat output that’s over double that of your typical household stove. Needless to say, that’s a lot of fire power, and it makes for quick and convenient boiling and frying. The Everest stove is our top pick on our Best Camping Stoves list.

Black Diamond Pursuit Trekking Poles – $119.96 with Coupon

Black Diamond’s Pursuit trekking poles are some of the lightest all-aluminum, cork-handled trekking poles we’ve ever tested. This means you’re getting the best of all worlds – the comfort of cork, the durability of aluminum, and not much added weight over carbon fiber poles. The Pursuits landed the number one spot on our Best Trekking Poles list.

REI Skyward Chair – $47.96 with Coupon

The REI Skyward from our Best Camping Chairs list is a simple and affordable chair that’s great for sitting around a campfire, at the beach, or just about anywhere. It’s made of a highly breathable mesh with supportive webbing straps, so it’ll help keep you cooler and more comfortable on hot days and it dries quickly if it gets wet in the rain. Though it’s a bit basic, we love it for its comfortable seat height, ease-of-use, and portability.

The NEMO Hornet OSMO 2 and Big Agnes Tiger Wall 2 backpacking tents pitched in a campsite surrounded by granite peaks in the Sawtooth Mountains
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What Did You Get?

We hope this guide helped you find some new gear to get excited about. If you liked this article, give it a share and leave us a comment to let us know what you used your coupon on. Thanks for reading, and happy trails!