REI’s Used Gear Platform Expands to Get More People Outside

Two hikers enjoying a trail on a sunny day.
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Outdoor retailer REI is working to make gear more affordable and sustainable with its refreshed used gear website. By visiting, outdoor enthusiasts can find lightly used products for an average of up to 65 percent less than buying the same gear new. REI first launched a beta version of the site in October 2017. The recently refreshed used gear website features new brands and more product categories available for purchase. According to REI, the most popular products are midweight down and synthetic jackets, and the most popular category is women’s apparel.