Fall is finally here, which means it’s time for Pumpkin Spice and Halloween. However, if you plan to do any kind of outdoor activity, from hiking and camping to skiing or even just hanging out around a fire pit in your backyard, you may need some winter gear. Thankfully, REI has you covered with any fall event you can think of.
We reached out to REI to see which items are most popular this time of year, and it sent back a list of bestsellers, merchant favorites and new arrivals for the season. So, if you’re ready to squeeze some extra time outdoors before it gets too cold and accumulate points on your REI card, check out these fall must-haves from REI.
Made in collaboration with Outdoor Afro, this REI Co-op fleece is part of a collection designed to fit all body types and sizes to encourage inclusivity in the outdoors. Available in four vibrant colors, this fleece is made from ultra-comfortable micro fleece.
Whether you’re relaxing on the porch or by the campfire, you can relax with this camping chair with swing function and cup holder.
The sun is going down earlier and earlier, so be sure to keep this nifty collapsible lantern in your bag. It’s inflatable, it consumes solar energy and emits 75 lumens of light to help brighten any outdoor activity.
If you’re looking for the most luxurious and comfortable camping chair on the market, look no further than the Nemo Stargaze Recliner. Featuring an automatic tilt function, adjustable headrest, upholstered armrests and even a cup holder, this high-end chair is the perfect way to enjoy the night sky.
Keep your coffee hot in the morning with this mug from Hydro Flask. It’s available in 10 gorgeous colors, from bright pink to deep purple.
Thanks to this Hydro Flask insulated coffee thermos, a steaming cup of coffee will stay hot for hours, making those early morning hikes and drives feel so much better. Plus, with nine fun colors to choose from, it’s easy to find one that matches your personality.
If you are a runner, this is definitely your new favorite jacket. Weighing only 1.2 ounces, this waterproof layer packs into the palm of your hand, protecting you from any rain while running or hiking. If you’re looking for a more weatherproof jacket, check out our guide to the best raincoats of 2022.
If you’re hitting some rough terrain this fall, check out these trail running shoes from Altra. With an extra-wide toe and grippy tread, these shoes are lightweight enough for any adventure, whether it’s a rough run or a casual hike. The men’s version can be found here.
$98 REI from $48.83
Whether you’re heading to a yoga class or just looking for another pair of leggings for comfort at home, the Athleta Salutation Leggings are one of our favorites. In fact, we named them the best leggings of 2022. REI offers the leggings in five colors and two plus-size colors.
$349 REI $243.93
Fall is the perfect time to go backcountry camping, but if you’ve never been before, shopping for the right gear can be daunting. Thankfully, this REI bundle contains some of the most expensive items available for under $250. This bundle includes a tent, sleeping bag, and sleeping pad, which are some of the most important items you’ll carry with you outside of your actual backpack.
Whether you’re swapping stories around a campfire or tailgating on a Sunday, keeping your beer cold is essential. This Yeti Can Insulator fits standard 12 oz cans and helps keep your beverages cold for hours.
Fire pits are a must for fall, and this option from Fireside Outdoor makes it easy to have a cozy fire no matter where you are. The pit weighs 8 pounds, folds flat and comes with a weatherproof carry bag so you can easily take it from the backyard to the campsite.
Whether you’re on the trails or in the pumpkin patch, this pullover from Patagonia is the perfect fall layer for lightness and warmth, and it’s available in seven fun colors for men and four for women.
This vacuum flask features a built-in flip straw and a cup holder-compatible shape that makes sipping easy.
$109 REI $75.93
The weather is falling, and if you need to upgrade your sleeping bag, consider this one from REI Co-op. Rated to 20 degrees Fahrenheit, this bag is perfect for fall camping. Plus, its mummy shape and paneled hood help trap heat, keeping you warmer at night.
For those weekend trips, you need a reliable duffel bag to carry all your gear. This one from REI Co-op is made from recycled nylon and has stowable backpack straps so you can keep your hands free.
If you want a more flexible way to keep warm around your campsite, check out this camping wrap, which acts like a wearable blanket. Equipped with a hood, arm loops and snaps to keep the wrap over your shoulders, you’ll be able to work around camp while remaining comfortable.
$275 REI from $191.93
This signature jacket from Cotopaxi exudes the best of fall vibes. It features plenty of Cotopaxi’s famous color-blocking combination, 800-fill goose down to keep you warm, and even a durable water repellant (DWR) to keep you dry in a light rain.
$649 REI $448.93
Cycling to the farmers market for a bushel of fresh apples is an idyllic fall activity. This bike from REI Co-op is the perfect way to ride around town and enjoy the fall colors.
Camping, tailgating or relaxing in the backyard needs a good chair. Regular camping chairs can be bulky and difficult to carry, which is why this ultralight backpacking chair from REI Co-op will be your best friend this fall. Weighing just 2 pounds 14 ounces and packing in about the size of two water bottles, you can take this chair with you wherever you go.
There’s nothing quite like sitting by a campfire with a warm cup of cocoa, so be sure to complete the scene with this cute camping-themed stainless steel mug.
Keep your weekend water cold with this giant vacuum insulated jug from Yeti. The big brother of our favorite water bottle, this gallon water jug has a handle and a magnetic lid.
For those breezy fall mornings and chilly nights, you’ll want to layer if you’re camping or spending any time in nature. Crafted from warm merino wool, this moisture-wicking base layer is available in women’s and men’s styles to keep you dry all season.
Boil some water for some hot cocoa at a football game, or have a hearty meal camping out in the wild with this packable stove from Jetboil. The brand is known for its insulated pots that quickly boil water, and this tiny device is a great way to cook on the go.