Nine pounds of backpacking gear is all a hiker needs to be safe and warm. So, if you want to reduce pack weight without reducing comfort, look no further! The hiking gear in this guide is suitable for all 3-season conditions on trips around the world, from Alaska, to Patagonia, to Utah. Simply put, it’s better backpacking gear.

Here we catalog our favorite new ultralight gear releases focusing on tents, packs, and sleep systems, with frequent updates all year long.

This is the lightest, warmest, most protective winter backpacking gear. Check out our staff picks to upgrade your cold-weather gear today.

This backpacking equipment list is your shortcut to navigating the overwhelming amount of hiking gear available at REI Co-op right now.

For high-milage trips, use this fastpacking super ultralight gear list weighing just 5 lbs. Hike faster, lighter, and more efficiently.

This 3 lb ultralight day hiking gear list is designed to provide everything you need on the trail. This is exactly what to pack for hiking.

Smarter, lighter, better. Our staff picked the best backpacking gear of 2023. Upgrade your kit for a better experience on the trail.

Shop Garage Grown Gear for the best ultralight accessories anywhere on the internet. From footwear to storage, these are our favorites.

Whether it’s a holiday, a birthday, or a treat-yourself, we’ve got you covered with 40 backpacking and hiking gift ideas from REI Co-op.

As folks gear up for fall and winter, we combed the digital shelves at REI to pick out the coziest, lightest weight, high performance cold weather hiking clothes, in stock now.