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REI Dividend Time! $$$$$

REI Dividend

March is a very special time of year for me…a wonderful gift arrives in the mail, and it is free money.  Yes, free money.  Well, almost free.  All you need is a lifetime REI Co-op membership that costs a mere $20.  Each year in March, I get 10% of my annual spending on full priced …

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Amazing Deal – Arc’teryx on Sale!

Hi Hiking Friends, One of the highest end (and most expensive) outdoor brands, Arc’teryx, makes amazing outdoor apparel that rarely goes on sale. Currently there are over 50 Arc’teryx items on sale at REI right now. So if you’re considering an investment in a new jacket, hiking pants, or simply want to splurge on a …

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REI’s Biggest Sale of the Year is Happening Now!

REI Anniversary Sale

REI is having their once a year Anniversary Sale. Today through May 28, 2018, members save 20% on one full-price item, and an extra 20% on one REI Outlet item with coupon code ANNIV18. Plus, loads of brand name product are at the lowest prices they will be all year at REI. For example, Patagonia …

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Water Purification Simple and Easy

I have tried numerous water purification devices over the years…pumps, tablets, and almost every UV lighted SteriPEN the company has developed. Hands down, my favorite is the SteriPEN Adventurer Opti. As you get ready for your summer backpacking and camping adventures, you should pick one of these up. Even if it is just for your …

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My Favorite Cool Weather Hiking Hat

My Hiking Hats

For the last 8 years, I have had one favorite cool weather hiking hat – my Outdoor Research Seattle Sombrero. On cool days, misty days, and even sunny days, the Outdoor Research Seattle Sombrero is still my go-to hat after testing many others. Why? It is all around awesome (see the Hiking Lady review) and …

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REI Coupon!

Cathedral Rocks in the distance from just beyond Taft Point

Ready to save some cash this holiday season?  If you shop early, then there are plenty of opportunities. REI is having a big sale now, and has an exclusive coupon code through November 23, 2015:  15FALLMEM.  You’ll save 20% off one full-price item and an extra 20% off one REI Outlet item. What are you …

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The deals are here! REI is having their Anniversary Sale!

Gregory Deva 70 Backpack

Okay, so for those of you who are like me and want to buy as much as they can on sale, since paying full price costs too much :), then you have to check out REI’s Anniversary Sale that is going on right now. The sale is happening May 15-May 25th. If you are in …

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National Parks Week! April 18th-26th

Grand Canyon, courtesy National Park Service

It’s April, so you know what that means? Free admission to U.S. National Parks! What’s Happening at the U.S. National Parks? On Saturday April 18th and Sunday April 19th, you can get free admission to any of the national parks! Saturday April 18th is also National Junior Ranger Day. Your children can participate in special …

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