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REI.com has a fun Buy One Get One sale on select items! There is a ton of gear for skiing, camping, biking and a huge selection of cold winter clothing that will keep you nice and warm on your camping trips or just for wearing around town.

Also, if you happened to get the Google Offer deal I posted a while back, this would be a good time to redeem it.

The Giveaway:

Ebates is offering 5% cash back at REI today and as a fun bonus they’re giving $100 cash to one of you who enters on this post.

To Enter:

Leave a comment below telling me what rugged gear you like most from REI.

Don’t forget to sign in to your Ebates account before you start shopping on REI through Ebates in order to receive the cash back.


    1. Linmenk says:

      My husband loves anything to do with hiking. He esp loves his sleeping mat and backpack – both from the lovely REI

    2. Beckyl says:

      We love REI.  We have one of their tents, it is fantastic.  My hubby goes there during his lunch hour just about every week so we always have fun REI items.

    3. Aldrich1 says:

      We love REI!  We love camping, and would like to buy a 4 person tent.  Time to start camping with our 2 girls!

    4. Bookbeth1011 says:

      Love the gear for hiking and camping!

    5. Carly says:

      I like the dog gear products.

    6. Junenephew says:

      I love their selection of hiking boots!!

    7. Courtnie says:

      We love the Mountain Hardware stuff!

    8. Kristen says:

      Not big into camping but I AM big on warm comfy socks!

    9. Camiele says:

      I like their tents!

    10. Rlmapes says:

      I would love to have some new camping gear!

    11. patti says:

      I would buy a new tent!

    12. Ang says:

      i need boots!

    13. lisa says:

      I definitely need a “real” Thermarest–no more foam mats!

    14. Jlsaunders says:

      I’d buy Patagonia gear!

    15. Jen says:

      My daughter wants a climbing helmet.

    16. Luvjeffbates says:

      new boots

    17. Kfm says:

       a new tent

    18. Babs says:

      I love their fleece vests and trail food!

    19. Sarah says:

      I would get some good hiking clothes for myself and my husband. We both really need gear meant for hiking instead of just jeans and tshirts. In FL it just doesn’t work so great!

    20. Diana B. Harris says:

      Gotta love the fleece baby!!

    21. Muffinstuff1 says:

      I’d love one of the warm jackets for my husband who is very cold natured.

    22. Lmh2h says:

      Hiking boots!

    23. Cassmorgan says:

      Any Patogonia down jackets!!! 

    24. Wendy says:

      A warm fleece jacket would be wonderful.

    25. Runger says:

      I love their hoodies especially the REI brand or Mountain Hardwear!

    26. Ant0288 says:

      wife would love a new fleece jacket

    27. Ndidlake says:

      a new camping tent! :)

    28. Mel says:

      My hubby is always looking for more camping cookware.  We don’t camp for “real” very often, but love having campfires outside in the yard.

    29. Cheapergles says:

      Smartwool socks. 

    30. Jennifer says:

      My husband wants a North Face coat for his birthday this year.

    31. Cassmorgan says:

      I went to the REI web site through Ebates and I don’t see any items that are designated BOGO on the site.  How do I find them?
      Help please!

    32. Chris says:

      The Keen Summit County winter books look pretty cool.

    33. chrystal bachmann says:

      fleece jackets!

    34. Coupondenise says:

      Ski boots.

    35. Nwoleslagle says:

      A tent.

    36. Stephensgirl99 says:


    37. Kahinton says:

      Honestly, That’s where I buy our North Face Jackets,, but we buy everything there… Including cast iron skillets!

    38. Kristin LaRoy says:

      Camping Gear!!

    39. Jlovebzyscoupons says:

      their mountain bikes, tents, you name it!!

    40. Candicami says:

      I love my camelbak from REI.  So handy!

    41. Srhtabor says:

      i would love some new running gear for the cold weather.

    42. Freestuff4cb says:

      Fleece jackets.

    43. Freestuff4cb says:

      Fleece jackets.

    44. Freestuff4cb says:

      Fleece jackets.

    45. Marktars says:

      I love the water bottles.  They never wear out or break and they’re a good value.

    46. Ketch322 says:

      A tent with other camping gear.

    47. HeatherCSc says:

      I love this store! They have the best deals on quality outdoor goods!
      So hard to choose just one item, but I’d probably say the thermal undies. They keep me warm and toasty. And super comfy!

    48. Jaime says:

      We are so excited to have REI in Greenville SC!

    49. Jaimelweaver says:

      Oops – I have been coveting some Life is Good jammies! :)

    50. Christy says:

      We love REI. Our most rugged gear is our sleeping bags (mine and my husbands). We have had them for years! We are now shopping for sleeping bags for our sons. 

    51. Kathy, M says:

      A new pair of Keens

    52. Matt P says:

      A tent, we need a tent!  My daughters want to go camping and we need a tent!  Bless us with a tent please!

    53. Laurie A. says:

      As a beginning cyclist I’ll be going to REI to get some great cold weather clothes!!  Specifically Pearl Izumi stuff because it’s awesome!  Thanks!!

    54. Caitlyn Dixon says:

      I love the running gear for my dog and I! Awesome stuff:)

    55. Rachel says:

      Hiking gear

    56. Corleye1 says:

      I love their bicycles. I really want to buy a pair of bikes for my husband and me. :)

    57. Corleye1 says:

      I love their bicycles. I really want to buy a pair of bikes for my husband and me. :)

    58. Jlcooper67 says:

      Solomon running gear!

    59. Ann S says:

      I really need some running tights.

    60. Islandedisto says:

      camping gear!!!

    61. AWS says:

      Columbia snowboarding pants for my husband!

    62. katherine says:

      I would like some snow boots and long underwear for winter so I can play warmly with my children in the snow.

    63. Tim S. says:

      Last year we purchased Columbia jackets from REI for our son and daughter.  They are so durable and comfortable as well.  We bought the jackets that had the fleece zip-out lining, so they can wear the fleece when it’s cool and the full jacket when it snows, rains, etc. We are very happy with the rugged character and great look of products sold at REI.

    64. Lana Strickland says:

      Cold weather running gear!

    65. melanie says:

      Would love a tent that sleeps 5!

    66. melanie says:

      Would love a tent that sleeps 5!

    67. Gina Maddox says:

      I love this backpack-http://www.rei.com/product/811562/kelty-coyote-75-pack-womens

      Thanks for the chance to win!
      gina.m.maddox (AT) gmail (DOT) com

    68. Louise says:

      I have my eye on a new tent. We purchased ours when we were first married over 20 years ago. Needless to say we don’t go camping in the rain…it leaks!

    69. Joel says:

      Ooo camping gear for sure!

    70. MEW says:

      Need a new winter jacket!  Thanks!!

    71. Ginny G. says:

      I’ve been wanting a tent for the family.

    72. Melissa says:

      The boots!

    73. Hairxpert4 says:

      I would love one of their tents! I’m a newly single mom with 2 daughters and i’ve been sooo wanting to take them camping, as they’ve never been before. We can’t afford to do alot so that would help very much!!

    74. Sb says:

      Jacket for my husband

    75. Tracey D. says:

      LOVE LOVE LOVE the women’s Sorel Cumberland Winter Boots- just what I want for Christmas!!! My hubby is a runner and would LOVE some nice running shoes!

    76. Erinp500 says:

      I loves the fleece jackets, especially north face. 

    77. Brooke says:

      I love the shell jackets. There warm, but still light and keep the wind for freezing me!

    78. Sandy565 says:

      I like the fleece jackets, keeps you so warm during the winter months!

    79. Dukesinthewoods says:

      We love to camp with our kids – most of camping equipment came from REI.  OUr last purchase from there was a family tent.

    80. Anonymous says:

      camping stuff!

    81. Anonymous says:

      camping stuff!

    82. Allisonking77 says:

      Like cycling equipment

    83. Bdhtg says:

      Would love hiking equipment for the family!

    84. Barbie1032 says:


    85. Yolli says:

      Their running gear is fabo!

    86. NEELY says:

      I love the shoes!!

    87. Cruzgema says:


    88. Tina says:

      heavy jackets to play outside in

    89. Stickrn3 says:


    90. Stickrn3 says:


    91. Stickrn3 says:


    92. Couponcsf says:

      ski jackets

    93. Kime' Braden says:

      a new tent as our family can’t all fit in one and we need a new one to replace our ancient one

    94. Mkk389 says:

      A mummy bag.

    95. Wallertwins says:

      need a new camel back!

    96. Bjessa says:


    97. Scarmstrongs says:

      Keen shoes:)! 

    98. Lilkt384 says:

      I LOVE the prAna Tori Jacket!!!!!!

    99. Debra says:

      a “real” sleeping bag

    100. Chandra says:

      Therm-a-Rest DreamTime Sleeping Pad

    101. cher says:

      Their shoes or boots would be fabulous.

    102. Denise says:

      my son would like some boots

    103. Jmanley521 says:

      My father is an avid Appalachian Trail hiker…I would love to get this and use it to buy his Christmas gifts!

    104. Alissa says:

      would love a new tent so we can start camping as a family!

    105. CouponA says:

      We want two kids sleeping bags or some boots and shoes.

    106. Lynn Kramer says:

      My husband needs new tires for his bike and I need a new seat for mine.  This is an awesome site!  Thanks for the heads up.

    107. Sarah D says:

      They have a lot of nice stuff; the first thing I would choose is a nice tent

    108. Vicky says:

      nice post

    109. Leah says:

      A new backpack!

    110. Vicky says:

      my classmate’s sister-in-law makes $77/hour on the computer. She has been fired from work for 6 months but last month her check was $7622 just working on the computer for a few hours. Read about it here StrongrichDATcom

    111. Denise P. says:

      They have a nice selection of sturdy hiking boots.

    112. babyonway says:

      REI socks, my husband wears them everyday! 

    113. kristy says:

      I love Chaco sandals. My son and I wear them all summer long.

    114. cody says:

      Kayaking equipment!

    115. B. Parker says:

      Patagonia down jackets.

    116. Mathisi says:

      desperate need for day hikers. mine are shot

    117. Jessicawingard says:

      camping gear

    118. Anonymous says:

      A canoe!!!!

    119. Lfriend81 says:

      we want to start taking our daughter camping and we don’t have any gear yet

    120. Tara says:

      The half dome tent would be nice.  I’m not really an outdoors person, but it would be fun to “camp” in the backyard.  :)

    121. OldPathsFarm says:

      We’d like to get a tent, so our family can go camping.

    122. Thomas S Gilbert says:


    123. Lgrace 13 says:

      I love their sleeping bags, tents and camping chairs!

    124. Anonymous says:

      I love their tents.

    125. Jamie says:

      My children like to ride bikes and hike.

    126. Laura says:

      Astronaut ice cream and a bike helmet

    127. Corie says:


    128. Lisa M says:

      A backpack

    129. Cynthia says:

      their clothes are top notch.

    130. tim says:

      new boots

    131. Laura says:

      Sleeping bags!

    132. kim says:

      socks… lots of socks. our family goes through them like crazy and we all love the nice thick wool ones

    133. Sandpiper says:

      The winter coats are awesome. Such a great variety!

    134. Anonymous says:

      my husband has a tent from there that is fabulous

    135. Tampa Area says:

      My son loves to ski and needs a new coat!

    136. linda says:

      i need new sleepping bag

    137. db says:

      I want a new tent mine went missing.

    138. Dalton says:

      want some boots

    139. Nick says:

      I would love a new winter jacket!

    140. Jamie says:

      We LOVE the biking gear from REI! Go REI!

    141. wendy says:

      A new jacket would be good!

    142. Lauren Bellomy says:

      I’d like a new backpack

    143. Kate Perkins says:

      Where do you find the B1G1 deals?

    144. Allison says:

      The Obermeyer Kismet Girl’s jacket is adorable….I’d love to get that for my niece!  Thanks for the giveaway!

    145. jen says:

      need a tent!

    146. Rainscouponmama says:

      winter coat

    147. CC says:

      Kids shoes. Thanks for the chance to win!

    148. Caroline says:

      good sturdy hiking backpack!

    149. Sena S says:

      I like the women’s snowboard jackets

    150. Shanon Stewart says:

      A tent would be so much fun!!  We have some nice camping areas in our state.  I would love to try them out.

    151. CortBrown says:

      Vibram FiveFingers KomodoSport Multisport Shoes. Fabulous!

    152. Herrmdjlr says:

      Hiking boots!

    153. Lizashan1024 says:

      a waterproof winter jacket

    154. KatieK says:

      I’d love some of those hygeinic undies!!

    155. Katie says:

      I love the parkas!

    156. Rei says:

      Snow shoes for the family!!!

    157. CE says:

      love the selection

    158. sara says:


    159. Rachel says:

      I would like new hiking boots and coat.

    160. Anonymous says:


    161. JJscu says:

      waterproof boots for work! Yay!

    162. JenMarie Taylor says:

      I like the water bottles.

    163. Jhi says:

      We are constantly buying our kids socks and shoes at REI. We love the brands and quality! Not to mention the awesome sales!

    164. Happy Couponer says:

      I love the boots!

    165. Heather mcgillem says:

      I know they look silly, but i really like the vibram five fingers shoes!

    166. SmoochTheCook says:

      Ski boot dryer!!!  And, waterproof gloves, WARM WARM WARM socks…you name it! 

    167. Kat1890 says:

      warm gloves and a jacket! Thanks for the opportunity

    168. Janice9 says:

      Yea for the jackets and waterproof gloves!

    169. Kelliea says:

      I love REI for their high quality products.  Hiking boots, SmartWool socks, CamelBaks, and anything related to geocaching.

    170. Cindy says:

      A nice warm jacket and boots.

    171. Akirkse says:

      We LOVE REI !!! Especially our warm jackets.

    172. Karen says:

      REI is my husbands favorite!

    173. llllll says:

      I would like a pair of their hiking boots.

    174. Tammy says:

      They have great jackets.

    175. Celiadawn says:

      the fivefinger shoes

    176. MaryEllen says:

      I would love some hiking boots!

    177. Ball586 says:

      I would love some boots.

    178. Slocklair says:

      camping gear

    179. Amanda Leach says:

      Definitely a nice warm jacket.

    180. Jennifer Wood says:

      I need a new pack for hiking. Mine has finally worn out after several years (and several countries!)

    181. Katey says:

      Winter coats!

    182. Erinjburton says:

      Cool shoes and wicking socks

    183. Mdamcd says:

      Winter coats.

    184. Anonymous says:

      REI rugged leather belt.

    185. Anonymous says:

      REI rugged leather belt.

    186. Cailenebrown says:


    187. Teri says:

      The all-weather jackets

    188. Merry says:

      totally tents.

    189. Mrs.Ellis says:

      My husband is in need of a new winter coat, so this would be perfect!

    190. Anonymous says:

      I’d love down coats

    191. RobinN says:

      We love REI’s biking supplies and I personally love to shop REI’s clothing. Was there today and tried on both a dress and a tee.

    192. Sclottoman says:

      I’d like to get a new winter jacket.

    193. CatBlue says:

      Warm socks for sitting inside by the fire!!

    194. Barbie Q says:

      I love their Patagonia jackets.

    195. Tallymom says:

      We need to get some camping gear for our boys.

    196. Bkittie says:

      I like the microfleece ear warmers.  They keep my ears warm on a windy day without having to wear a full hat.

    197. Tarashanko says:

      The winter coats.

    198. GAmommyof3 says:

      I would really like a messager bag for my bike.  When biking with a baby you always have to have a “diaper bag” handy.

    199. Sarah says:

      My family needs new sleeping bags for camping.  REI has a fabulous selection!

    200. Mluc says:

      I would love a Columbia fleece women’s jacket

    201. Lorrie says:

      I would love a new winter coat.

    202. Pheasant Tail says:

      A Smartwool base layer for my warm-hearted but cold-natured wife.

    203. Daymonamie says:

      Would love a new tent for my son’s first cuboree!

    204. Cindy says:

      New winter jackets!

    205. Crystal says:

      My husband and I have never been camping, I would love to plan a surprise camping trip, so some camping supplies would be awesome!

    206. SLPLaurie says:

      My son just joined the Cub Scouts this year, and we would love to buy a tent and some camping equipment!

    207. kristi greene says:

      A hat for my husband’s bald head!

    208. Michelleyoung117 says:

      My husband has used their insoles for his shoes for years now.  I know their not “rugged gear” but they have extended the life of some of our outdoor boots.

    209. Pedspech says:

      Lots of stuff my son could use with Boy Scouts!

    210. Emily says:

      Anything related to camping would be wonderful! (And btw, the dog stuff they sell is sooo cute!)

    211. Mendy says:

      I’m a fan of their clothing

    212. guest says:

      I like it all, but I am a huge fan of their ski stuff.

    213. MeguPARN says:

      My handsome rugged husband has been asking me for a North Face Denali fleece.

    214. CJ says:

      A nice warm North Face jacket would be awesome for this winter.

    215. Marti says:

      An REI brand snowsuit for my 3 year old :-)

    216. Susan says:

      I love the prAna Tori Jacket!  So pretty.

    217. Danyelle says:

      Camping gear!

    218. Sassymomma22boys says:

      I second camping gear.

    219. CW says:

      Camping gears & sleeping bags.

    220. Dix says:

      I’d have to go for skis

    221. Alice says:

      camping gear!

    222. LaurenH says:

      I love my Marmot fleece from REI…always cozy!

    223. Ywx17 says:


    224. jsam says:

      Kayak gear

    225. Nikkipel says:

      Anything Northface would suit me fine.

    226. AuntRuth says:

      Hiking boots and socks

    227. Anonymous says:

      I need a cute hat/toboggan for a gift!

    228. Sarah says:

      I would love a new/good pair of hiking boots!

    229. Margoren says:

      I would get a bike.

    230. Anonymous says:

      Great hiking shoes!

    231. Kiki3957 says:

      I love checking out the travel clothing. They even have tips on how to choose clothing and footwear.

    232. Alison says:

      still wearing my gortex jacket I got from them 10 years ago!!

    233. Terry says:

      I love the hiking boots at REI!

    234. Kkeyes says:

      My BOB stroller!

    235. Nicole S. says:

      I could use a new winter coat and their selection looks great.

    236. Jon McKoy says:

      perhaps a tent!!

    237. lk says:

      I would get a new bike.

    238. Leslie7635 says:

      Love their waterproof coats!

    239. Cheryl W. says:

      Like the REI cress creek jacket.

    240. Rosie A. says:

      The Patagonia Fleece Jacket

    241. LA Henson says:

      The North Face Men’s Bionic Jacket :)

    242. Mickey says:

      A North Face Jacket

    243. Bdyer says:

      My daughter just started to hunt this year so some nice, warm waterprrof boots would be perfect for her.

    244. Denise says:

      We really want to take a family camping trip this year but first we really need a tent. :)

    245. Annie says:

      Ohh my.  There are so many things I could buy at REI.  A North Face Jacket would be ideal :)

    246. Anonymous says:

      I like the womens Keen Betty Boots.

    247. Shawnfullcircle says:

      I love the fleece north face jackets

    248. NikkiF314 says:

      Love the north face jackets! 

    249. Lianne says:

      Hiking gear!

    250. Jamie_crowley says:

      I’m sure I’ll let my husband decide.

    251. Beepampered says:

      camping equipment needed for a growing family

    252. backpacker114 says:

      hiking and backpacking gear

    253. Julie says:

      Hands down…my North Face raincoat! Love it!!!

    254. Lindsey Norris says:

      Don’t know if I can still enter, but I love our REI tent. It is very roomy and hasn’t leaked once. :)

    255. Pollard1184 says:

      I would love to have a new winter coat.

    256. Pollard1184 says:

      I would love to have a new winter coat.

    257. Michelle says:

      I like their winter jackets and camping gear!

    258. aabeck says:

      My son loves his new Camelbak!  What an awesome way to get kids to drink more water, especially when on hot summer camping trips!

    259. sue says:

      winter boots

    260. Courtneyjoella says:

      gloves and more gloves…we always lose ours!

    261. Becky says:

      I really need a new winter coat!

    262. Michelle C. says:

      Any of the Kayaks!!!!

    263. Ibeltran66 says:

      I am in desperate need of hiking gear for my 13 year son. He is in boy scouts and they have been preparing for a huge hiking trip to Philmont and the list is exhausting. Any help is needed.

    264. carolinagirl0287 says:

      Looking to buy gifts for my brother in law who is deployed in Afghanistan! 

    265. Jerri says:

      Anything for cold weather camping is awesome.

    266. Lesliecrick says:

      I wouldn’t mind a new hiking backpack.  The one I use now the zippers are falling off. 

    267. Leslie says:

      Love SmartWool socks.

    268. Kwaters70s says:

      I love the winter boots!!!

    269. Sarah Vincent says:

      any of their jackets

    270. Brenda says:


    271. Burns2fly says:

      A tent for 6, so my family can go camping!

    272. Joshlin says:

      I would love a new pair of boots they have. Too hard to pick just one pair though. My son and Hubby would love a tent though! LOL!

    273. ErinS says:

      Any of the camping gear, especially a new tent or a tent heater for some winter camping trips.

    274. Bianca says:

      A tent for 4 so we can go camping for the 4th of July with the rest of the family.

    275. Jessica McMasters says:

      Would love to get some hiking gear for my Stepdad he just got back from backpacking in Peru with his dad.  

    276. A bicycle! Enough said :)

    277. Anna H. says:

      We love our tent!  It sleeps the whole family (including a pack n play!)

    278. Bbrown3093 says:

      sleeping bags