Seattle, WA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 22, 2011
This spring, REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), a national retailer providing quality outdoor gear and clothing, offers its members and outdoor enthusiasts new ways to connect with nature and enhance outdoor experiences through its programs, volunteer opportunities and innovative product offerings.
REI offers a variety of discussions, classes and outings designed to help beginners and experienced outdoor enthusiasts live a life of adventure. This season, REI stores across the nation will offer “bike maintenance” and “backpacking basics,” as well as advanced classes for ongoing skill building. For class offerings, availability and registration, visit REI’s store locator on the company’s website (http://www.rei.com/map/store).
REI has also partnered with select non-profits to promote, plan and host local outdoor stewardship events in and around REI communities. Members and customers are invited to connect and volunteer side-by-side with other like-minded individuals dedicated to restoring and enhancing recreational trails and other outdoor spaces. For more information on projects a specific region please visit: http://www.rei.com/map/store or see REI’s community board located in each store.
New spring styles from the top outdoor brands are now available at REI stores and through http://www.REI.com. The season’s gear and apparel updates are loaded with bright colors and lightweight, ultra wicking technical designs for hiking, backpacking, urban cycling, and natural motion running. Highlights include REI’s new Technical Trail collection (http://www.rei.com/rei-technical-trail-clothing) that features comfortable, versatile designs for aerobic hikers who want to go farther and faster.
REI’s 100% satisfaction guarantee ensures every item purchased at REI meets its customers’ performance and quality expectations—or it can be returned for a replacement or refund.
REI is a national outdoor retail co-op dedicated to inspiring, educating and outfitting its members and the community for a lifetime of outdoor adventure and stewardship. Founded in 1938 by a group of Pacific Northwest mountaineers seeking quality equipment, REI is committed to promoting environmental stewardship and increasing access to outdoor recreation through volunteerism, gear donations and financial contributions.