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Earth Day is coming up on April 22, and if you want to celebrate it by spending some time in Mother Nature, you might be in need of some fresh gear. That’s why we reached out to our favorite outdoor retailer, REI, to get some tips on the hottest gear this spring. They sent back a list of bestsellers, merchant favorites and brand-new items that are sure to be popular in the coming months.
We combed through the list and added some of our personal favorites, so whether you’re looking to run outside again, get an e-bike since gas is so expensive or upgrade your camping setup with a car tent, REI has got you covered.
$35 at REI
This statement cap is made by Urban Native Era, a brand that is on a mission to increase visibility of indigenous peoples.
$34.99 $24.73 at REI Outlet
Spring means the start of picnic season, so you’ll want to check out this blanket that features a water-resistant bottom and cozy flannel top.
$150 at REI
With a large, ultra-supportive foam sole, these running shoes from On have plenty of cushioning for all your morning runs.
$149 at REI
You never know when those spring showers are going to hit, which is why we love the packability of our favorite rain jacket, the Patagonia Torrentshell 3L. It’s durable, extremely waterproof and available in plenty of sizes and colors.
$140 at REI
Super-soft and featuring maximum cushion, these road-running shoes will keep your feet comfortable mile after mile.
$49.95 at REI
Stay hydrated on all your adventures with this insulated bottle from Hydro Flask. Plus, its straw lid makes it a breeze to drink from.
$19.95 at REI
Finally, an easy and stylish way to keep your hair out of your face while you work out. The Gymwrap keeps your hair back while wicking moisture away from your forehead to help keep you cool during your toughest workouts.
$1,999.95 at REI
Take those weekend trips to the next level with this tent that folds up compactly onto the roof racks of your car. This rooftop tent has enough room to sleep two people and doesn’t take up the entirety of your car’s rack, so you can still bring along your bike or kayak.
$89.95 at REI
Stay warm on those frosty spring mornings with these stretchy running pants. They feature a DWR coating on the front to help keep your legs protected from the wind and rain, while the back is made from a lighter, more breathable material to keep you cool when your run gets sweaty.
$150 From $89.83 at REI
The perfect layer to pull out when the spring weather gets a little gusty, this colorful jacket from Cotopaxi is made with recycled insulation and packs into its own chest pocket.
$140 at REI
This running shoe from Brooks has plenty of traction and cushion to protect your feet whether you’re running on asphalt or cement.
$25 at REI
This cozy beanie is specifically designed for curly hair, with a satin lining on the inside to reduce friction and frizzing.
$89.95 $44.83 at REI
If you want to take your runs to the next level this spring, check out this hydration vest, which will allow you to easily stay hydrated even on the longest runs.
$39.95 at REI
Nothing’s better than a hot cup of coffee in the middle of the woods. Stop using instant coffee and snag the AeroPress Go instead. It’s easy to use and clean, and can produce a delicious brew wherever you are.
$3,400 at REI
As gas prices skyrocket, you might be considering riding around town on an electric bike instead. This one from Cannondale has a mountain-bike-inspired frame, top speed of 28 mph and range of up to 104 miles.
$64.95 at REI
No more lugging a heavy cooler across the park for your picnic. This insulated tote makes it easy to transport all your drinks and snacks for a lovely springtime meal in the grass.
$99.95 at REI
This thin, insulated jacket is perfect for getting your miles in even when temperatures drop.
$25 at REI
This simple bandana is stylish and can be used for all sorts of activities, whether it’s to help protect you from the sun or just a fashionable accessory. Plus, Tawa gives back 20% of proceeds to help fund organizations that support inclusion, diversity and representation in the outdoors.
$259.95 at REI
Campsite showers aren’t always the cleanest, which is why getting a portable shower is the perfect way to stay fresh and clean wherever you are. Just add one gallon of water for up to 15 minutes of shower time. A hot water version is also available.
$3.95 at REI
Make dinner at basecamp easy with these vegan refried beans from A Dozen Cousins.
$119 at REI
This rain jacket has a long silhouette and will help keep your waist dry during even the most intense storms.
$74.95 at REI
Morning runs in the spring can quickly turn chilly, which is why these running tights are a must-have.
$15 at REI
If your running socks could use an upgrade, look no further than these top-rated options from Balega.
$134.95 at REI
Protect your campsite from the weather with this car tarp from Kelty. Attaching to your car and staying upright with one center pole, this large shelter is the perfect way to stay safe from unpleasant weather.
$49.95 at REI
This rugged, vacuum-insulated French press is the perfect way to make a delicious cup of coffee in the middle of the wilderness.
From $109 at REI
Nothing is worse than unorganized gear, so whether it lives in your closet, under your bed or in your car, this pack-away bin from REI Co-op is the perfect way to keep things nice and tidy. It’s collapsible and works with the brand’s Pack-Away Cubes for ultimate organization.
$29 at REI
Whether it’s for hikes through the woods or a casual stroll in the park, this tank from Patagonia is a great way to stay cool and stylish.
$60 $44.73 at REI Outlet
This performance tank is not only great for daily runs, it’s also an essential for runs in the dark thanks to its built-in reflective fabric.
$20.95 $11.93 at REI
For your backyard or basecamp, this grill turner and tongs set from Oxo is perfect for springtime grilling.
$2,999.95 at REI
This rooftop tent sleeps four and features plenty of pockets, along with a 2.5-inch, ultrahigh-density open-cell mattress so you can get the best night’s sleep possible.
$89.95 at REI
This ultralight layer is the perfect way to stay warm and manage your body temperature whether you’re out in the backcountry or on your morning run.
$66 From $44.93 at REI
These colorful shorts will be your new go-to whether you’re running errands around town or hitting the hardest workout.
$379.95 at REI
Stay protected from the weather whether you’re camping or tailgating with this awning from Thule. This lightweight shade is easy to install and barely takes up any room on your roof rack so you can bring it on all your road trips and adventures.