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REI Screeline Shirt

rated 4 of 5 stars The butter soft fabric of this lightweight, moisture-wicking shirt makes it a pleasure to wear. Keeping cool is easy, as the Screeline Shirt's…
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REI Half Dome 2

rated 5 of 5 stars I LOVE this tent! It is easy to set up in daylight or at night and works in the snow or on dirt. It easily fits two people and because I'm short…
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REI Revelcloud Hoodie Jacket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I bought this jacket as an impulse buy at REI with my 20% off outlet coupon. The jacket was already marked down due to not a popular color?
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REI Half Dome 2 Plus

rated 2 of 5 stars Bought it new and did not use it for a couple of years. Rainfly coating turned to dust in still being in the original packaging. When we used…
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REI Clipper Tent

rated 5 of 5 stars The Clipper is a personal favorite. I can't say enough about this 3-season tent. I have too many tents and use them all in a year's time, but…
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REI Half Dome 2

rated 5 of 5 stars Very nice affordable tent. Lightweight enough for long gone backpacking trips. A great tent that is very lightweight and durable. It has two…
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REI Quarter Dome 3

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Spacious tent with ultralight materials. Amazing windows/mesh areas allow for full 360 views. Packs small and weighs sub 4 lbs. Fits two people…
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REI Half Dome 2 Plus

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Two tall backpacking people and gear will fit in tent. Being a Scout leader, I am often sleeping alone in tent with plenty of room for reference…
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REI Quarter Dome 2

rated 5 of 5 stars Room enough for two! Lightweight! Setup: Okay, well I pretty much am almost done with eating dinner before my hammock friends pull their pots…
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REI New Star

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great pack. Rides well and very comfortable. Large size with plenty of compartments and straps to store and adjust load. Well made with beautiful…
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REI Adventures Cargo Pants

rated 5 of 5 stars Great outdoors, not that out of the place in the city. REI must have mannequins of my size because their pants always fit me perfectly. I find…
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REI InCamp 4

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Bought this tent last week for car camping to replace old leaker. Bought this tent last week for car camping and I'm very happy with it. Slept…
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REI Quarter Dome 1

rated 5 of 5 stars Great tent at a reasonable price. This tent is everything I was looking for in a shelter, plus it was REI's spring 20% off so it was the perfect…
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REI Passage 2 Tent

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a solid freestanding, three-season tent that fits two people with ease. It's lightweight, breathable, and compact—perfect for all…
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REI Traverse Shocklight

rated 4 of 5 stars I took a pair of REI Traverse Shocklight Trekking Poles end-to-end on the Long Trail in Vermont. One pole went the distance! I have backpacked…
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REI Revelcloud Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars Great lightweight jacket for windy and chilly conditions. Packable and warm. I was in the market for a puffy type jacket and researched many…
photo: REI Women's Revelcloud Jacket
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REI Hobitat 4

rated 5 of 5 stars A tent big enough to stand in, or lounge inside with several friends during stormy weather. Great for most types of weather, even light snow.
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REI Half Dome 2

rated 2.5 of 5 stars Good in fair weather only. ANY amount of rain consistently ends up coming in through the vents even velcroed shut. Heavy rain bounces into the…
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REI Stratus Insulated Air Pad

rated 5 of 5 stars This is the best back-packable mattress pad I have used. The Stratus is aptly named. I bought this mattress for a sailing/camping event along…
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REI Igneo Sleeping Bag

rated 5 of 5 stars Great bag, I would buy another one. You can't go wrong buying this bag. It has the quality or exceeds the quality of much more expensive 20…
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REI Recycled Camp Mug

rated 2.5 of 5 stars Good for the office if you have size small hands. The Good: I bought this product in the 12 ounce version to keep coffee warm and for a little…
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REI Magma Sleeping Bag

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great product. Kept me warm down to single digits. I have used this bag for the past two winters and have been really happy. It's kept me warm…
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REI Flash 50 Pack

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Overall good, but the straps hurt! It's a good pack to start backpacking with. It's light and had different compartments on the outside and…
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REI Revelcloud Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars Excellent Primaloft jacket. Layers well with REI's fleece quarter zip. Packs down into its own pocket, water resistant, and 30 mph wind proof.
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REI Half Dome 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Really like this tent!! Have had two of these tents for about 3 or 4 years—one for me and one for my son (he uses it for Boy Scouts). What…
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REI Fleece Lined Wind Pro Shell

rated 5 of 5 stars The most wonderful soft shell I have ever owned! Extremely durable and soft. Very comfortable. This is my 'magic' jacket! I have had it for…
 
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REI Trail 25 Pack

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great pack for the money. Very basic, but comes with some nice bells and whistles. This is a well designed basic pack with some nice features,…
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REI Mini Multitowel

rated 5 of 5 stars The mini towel is perfect for backpacking. After a heavy rain it's great to wipe water off your tent. The towel holds a lot of water and rings…
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REI Insulated Mug

rated 5 of 5 stars This fantastic mug has greated my morning for over 20 years now. Ordinarily I would say a mug lasting this long and still functioning is a fluke,…
 
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REI Quarter Dome T3

rated 2.5 of 5 stars The Quarter Dome T3 was marketed as a dome tent for backpackers. Unfortunately, it has proven to be poorly designed executed. While this tent…
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REI Relax Air Bed

rated 4 of 5 stars Doesn't appear to leak. Not a queen size. Have only used once and the initial experience is good. Overall seems to be a good guality. Two drawbacks:…
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REI Mountain 3

rated 4 of 5 stars I wouldn't want to take it mountaineering, but it's a heck of a good tent for bad weather camping in rain and windy conditions. After suffering…
 
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REI Kingdom +30 Double

rated 3.5 of 5 stars A good affordable solution for a shoulder season double sleeping bag. The bag has very good down loft in the top section, and a more dense synthetic…
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REI Crestrail 48

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a good little pack that is perfect for filling the gap between your small overnight pack, and your week + pack. It is lightweight, and…
photo: REI Men's Crestrail 48
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REI Lumen +25

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a great wet weather alternative to a down bag. It's very warm, the price is right, the weight is acceptable for a synthetic bag of this…
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REI Folding Utensil Set

rated 4 of 5 stars I go back and forth on these each time I take them out. On the one hand, this set is the most compact utensil set I own. On the other, I hate…
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REI Trail 40 Pack

rated 5 of 5 stars A great pack for lightweight and ultralight backpackers. I originally purchased this bag to use as a daypack when hiking with my girlfriend.
 
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REI Quarter Dome UL

rated 4 of 5 stars Excellent ultra light tent. I bought my REI Quarter Dome UL about 2005. I used it with my son on Boy Scout campouts and on a five-day, 50-mile…
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REI Flash 45 Pack

rated 4 of 5 stars Nicely balanced pack designed with comfortable features for a fast weekend trip or ultralight getaway. While designed for overnighters, could…
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REI Taj 3

rated 5 of 5 stars Incredible tent. If you are having problems setting it up, it's operator error. If you think its too small for three, you don't buy a three-person…
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REI Therum Down Vest

rated 4.5 of 5 stars For the price it is a great vest. Hydrophobic down (water resistant), wind proof shell (about 55mph) two hand warmer pockets, a chest pocket…
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REI Flash 22 Pack

rated 5 of 5 stars If you want a lightweight quality day pack with plenty of room for a day hike, then this is your pack. I have had this pack for at least three…
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REI Flash 18 Pack

rated 5 of 5 stars The Flash 18 is a lightweight daypack when all you need to carry are items like water, snacks, and a few layers. It packs down to almost nothing…
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REI Flash 65 Pack

rated 5 of 5 stars Best adjustable backpack. Truly an amazing backpack. Have used it across all the four seasons and it is extremely durable and utility type.
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REI Quarter Dome UL

rated 2 of 5 stars Great tent. Easy setup and good design. The only problem is the polyurethane coating used on the fly and low sidewalls deteriorates within two…
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REI Trekker Wonderland

rated 5 of 5 stars Best pack by far that I have ever had! All kinds of room for organizing your gear for easy access on the trail. The Wonderland is very easy…
 
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REI Trail 30 Pack

rated 4 of 5 stars This is an extraordinarily comfortable day pack that can hold more than expected. I really love this pack for a nice day trip where maybe you…
 
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REI Kingdom 6 Tent

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I love this tent!! I love that this tent has enough room for me and my daughter to have our cots, tables, and odds and ends! We take it anytime…
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REI Base Camp 6

rated 5 of 5 stars Have used this tent for five years. Love it. Perfect car camping tent. Dry in the rain, star view without the rain fly. 
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REI Flash 22 Pack

rated 4 of 5 stars Great lightweight pack for the money. For the money, this pack is awesome! It's the perfect size for a daypack and I've used it while hiking,…
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REI Quarter Dome 2

rated 4 of 5 stars A nice, lightweight tent for backpacking with ample space for two. Packs smaller than most other tents we have tried. The fabric may feel flimsy,…
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REI AirRail 1.5 Self-Inflating Pad

rated 2.5 of 5 stars A decent idea that in practice didn't work for me. The Air Rails only help to keep you on the mat if you have it at close to full inflation,…
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REI Hobitat 6

rated 2 of 5 stars A little wind tore this tent apart. This tent is great if there is no wind. We used it a few times without problem, but on the fifth time, there…
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REI Radiant +20

rated 2 of 5 stars I really wanted to like it, but it was disappointing. I bought the long and wide version of the REI Radiant 20F down bag with my 2014 REI dividend,…
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REI Thaw Bivy

rated 4.5 of 5 stars An older bivy with some versatile features that I haven't seen in others. Setup: Since there are no poles or stake out points, you just throw…
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REI Thaw Corporation 0°F Sleeping Bag

rated 3 of 5 stars Older heavy but very warm bag. Well constructed, but has no collar. The draft tube is upside down for some reason! This is an enigma bag to…
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REI Nooksack UL +10

rated 3.5 of 5 stars For a 10°F synthetic bag, it packs down very well (8.5 x 11), it's comfortable, and zips well. From my experience it's not a 10°F bag. I was…
 
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REI Shasta +15

rated 2 of 5 stars Though the bag is made of quality materials, it does not pack down well and lets out heat around the collar. The bag is a decent car camping…
 
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REI Campware Cup

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a lightweight, functional, and cheap cup that surprisingly has become my favorite one. It is a simple cup that meets all my needs, except…
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REI Downtime +10

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great feather bag. For the price it packs down small, weighs little, and is really comfortable. Great overall bag. Though some of the hardwear…
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REI Half Dome 2

rated 5 of 5 stars Superb ventilation, roomy, and easy to assemble. The stitching and material appears high quality. At first, I was a little concerned about the…
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REI Merino Light Hiker Crew Sock

rated 4 of 5 stars Really like them! Warm and comfortable. I might have been lucky, but I bought a few pairs of these about four months ago and they have been…
photo: REI Men's Merino Light Hiker Crew Sock
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REI Trail 40 Pack

rated 5 of 5 stars This is the ideal multi-use travel pack at 40L with a panel opening, 8 exterior pockets, 3 interior pockets and hydration sleeve. It comes in…
 
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REI Triad Parka

rated 5 of 5 stars I recently purchased this high quality 3/4 length coat at the REI store in Paramus. It has an amazing fit and is extremely warm in an outside…
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REI New Star

rated 5 of 5 stars I highly recommend this pack if you can find one used in good shape. Big enough for a long trip, not so big it isn't practical for a weekend.
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REI Great Star

rated 4 of 5 stars Very large pack with lots of size adjustment and all the basic features you want. Well made and long lasting. Prone to being under filled and…
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REI Co-Op Down Jacket

rated 3.5 of 5 stars A fairly lightweight affordable down jacket that isn't only fashionable, but functional as well! Fit: True to size. I'm an XL, and it works…
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REI Flash 18 Pack

rated 5 of 5 stars I got my first one of these when they first came out and would still be using it if it hadn't been stolen out of my car. I use this constantly…
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REI Morning Star 75

rated 4.5 of 5 stars It holds a lot and the top cap can be used as a basic summit bag. Little heavy, but has zippered body divider that I used to stash my shoes…
 
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REI Doppio Stainless-Steel Tumbler

rated 5 of 5 stars Great cup that coffee shops love to work with, especially for small drinks like espresso or cortados. Feels like a regular cup, not a travel…
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REI Folding Utensil Set

rated 3.5 of 5 stars I originally bought these out of curiosity, but I have learned to respect these utensils. I bought these utensils as a curiosity, but I have…
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REI Half Dome 2

rated 2.5 of 5 stars Great design, not waterproof. I like the design of this tent as it is really roomy for its size. However if you expect wet weather conditions…
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REI Kingdom 4 Tent

rated 0.5 of 5 stars WORST TENT EVER purchased. Winds were only 30kms which flattened the Kingdom 4 and bent the poles. Not only that, the rooms are a joke, small…
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REI Vacuum Clip Mug

rated 5 of 5 stars These mugs are awesome. This is the best mug on the planet. I got several of these mugs years ago at REI. They were so awesome I got more. I…
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REI Flash 45 Pack

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a fantastic lightweight pack. It carries well for such a light pack that doesn't have much in the way of a frame. This pack would be…
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REI Lite-Core Sit Pad

rated 4.5 of 5 stars If you don't want to carry a chair and you still appreciate relief from the hard ground around your campsites then you might want to consider…
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REI Sub Kilo +15

rated 5 of 5 stars This bag was one of my favorite pieces of gear for my 21 days on the the Appalachian Trail. I would recommend it for anyone looking for a good…
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REI Flex Lite Chair

rated 4 of 5 stars Perfect for the backcountry or the neighborhood cookout! This simple little chair goes a long way when you can't find a log to park your rear…
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REI Flex Lite Chair

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I am swiftly falling in love with this chair. Value for money is unmatched. I bought this chair to replace one of REI's Camp Stools, as my regular…
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REI Revelcloud Hoodie Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars Awesome all-purpose jacket. Ultra comfort and ultra-utility. I've had this jacket (actually a men's large) for three years now and it's been…
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REI Sub-Alpine UL

rated 2 of 5 stars Used it twice and stored it along with an older Winnebago tent. The Winnebago tent is still perfect but my REI Sub Alpine is now sticky and…
 
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REI Sahara Convertible Pants

rated 4 of 5 stars Lightweight convertible pants, good range of sizes, held up well in my case. In contrast to Bill H.'s experience, these held up well for me…
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REI Travel Sack +55

rated 3 of 5 stars 50 dollar sleeping bag, decent warmth, good liner bag in my opinion. Warmth: The bag does keep you warm, on a 50-60 degree night with a shorts…
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REI Relax Air Bed

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Easy to use, durable, comfortable, just a tad expensive. I bought this for my wife and me while car camping. We have two Big Agnes Q-Core pads…
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REI Mars 80

rated 5 of 5 stars You can disappear for seven days with this very comfortable pack without leaving any gear behind. Great Pack. I have used this on a 50-mile…
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REI Kingdom 6 Tent

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Ha! Just read the full review ; ) Purchased the Kingdom 6 online 5 years ago. Lived in it for 2 summers+autumns until the snow stuck (late oct…
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REI Rainwall Jacket

rated 4 of 5 stars Great fit, allows for layering, fantastic durability. This jacket fits kids, and relatively small adults. I have used it for five years, and…
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REI Flash Insulated Air Pad

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Lightweight, quick inflate, and very comfortable. REI Flash sleeping pad (long) is one of the lightest and compact pads I've owned. I primarily…
 
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REI Dash 2 Tent

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Exceptional semi-freestanding lightweight 3-season tent. This is a fantastic tent for under 3 pounds. I love the fact that the material is 15…
 
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REI Standard Blue Foam Pad

rated 2.5 of 5 stars Better than the ground. Competitive weight. Does add some insulation. Should go great combined with another pad for winter use. So, to start…
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REI Flash Insulated Air Pad

rated 4 of 5 stars After 18 months of use over four seasons, I've had NO problems and tons of great sleep. It is replacing my ExPed SynMat 7 (which I love). Packs…
 
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REI Crestrail 70

rated 4 of 5 stars Very nice pack for the price, good adjustment on the internal frame. This a very nice pack. It has logged some miles. I like the adjustments…
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REI Flash 62 Pack

rated 5 of 5 stars I would recommend this pack for someone who casually or seriously hikes multiple day trips. It is extremely comfortable, has all the features…
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REI Trekker Wonderland

rated 5 of 5 stars I pack in bear country, so I really like the squeak. I pack in bear and lion country so the squeaking is a plus. It has all the room I need…
 
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REI Mars 80

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought this pack for a Philmont trip in 2011. Have used many times and still going strong. Very durable and holds everything I need. This…
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REI Kingdom 6 Tent

rated 5 of 5 stars Great tent for family camping when your family is 5+! Easy to set up with one or two people. The REI Kingdom 6 is a great tent. My kiddos are…
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REI Crestrail 70

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great overall backpack. I love how it looks and how it has performed on 20+ mi trips. This product fits well! So many compression straps and…
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REI Alcove Shelter

rated 1.5 of 5 stars Piece of crap. Broke the first time I used it, because of wind. Weak plastic connectors and stake lines. Can't handle moderate wind. Can't handle…
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REI Clipper Tent

rated 5 of 5 stars Great tent for the money and it stands up to years of abuse. Good for backpacking or camping in all weather conditions. Used this tent for 10…
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REI Venus 70 Pack

rated 4 of 5 stars This pack is great for first time backpackers. The pack has great cushioning in both the shoulder and hip belt. Very roomy and the side zippers…
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