the sun bursts through trees in a forest

Shinrin-Yoku: The Art of Slowing Down

If my day went as planned, I’d probably record the unofficial slowest known time (SKT) to get anywhere in Seattle’s Discovery Park. I had no phone, nowhere to g... Read More...
mom hiking with baby in tow

Hiking: Becoming an Outdoor Family

It was a crisp October day when we found out that we were going to be parents. We had just wrapped up a photo shoot in the Sierra Nevada and parked our Airstrea... Read More...
trail runner reached an overlook while choosing to opt outside

#OptOutside Every Single Day

For the past two Black Fridays, REI has closed its doors and paid its 12,000+ employees to go outside. This year, the co-op invited the nation to join in by cho... Read More...