Spring is around the corner and that means thru-hikers are hitting the trail in full force. Whether you’re looking for last-minute items or gearing up for warmer weather, don’t forget to stop in and check the REI March Outlet event from 3/13 to 3/19. Shoppers can save an additional $20 when they spend $100 or more at REI Outlet.
Not only will these make you look cool, but are very practical if you’re traveling long stretches through snow at high elevations. The Classic offers 100% UV A, B, and C protection and side shields to protect those precious eyes.
There’s a reason these boxers have an average 4.5 star rating among 450 reviewers on REI. They’re mega-breathable, quick drying, comfortable, and they look damn good. Always stock up when your favorite undies go on sale. Always.
This fully capable technical mid-layer is one you could live in for weeks. If you’re pushing the shoulder seasons during a thru-hike, the Quantum Hoodie would be a smart addition to your clothing kit. Plus, hoods are clutch.
Rechargeable battery and a simple 150-lumens, the Iota is a solid choice for any trail.
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Since 2014, Baby and Luna pup have logged over 8,000 miles on long-distance adventures together, including the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, Cohos Trail, Continental Divide Trail, and Northern Forest Canoe Trail.