Backcountry Fun

REI representatives discuss the benefits of various products.


Personal Locator Beacons

ARC Electronics Microfix 406 with GPS


Features: Lighter than the earlier Terrafix; built in GPS receiver, made in the USA, worldwide emergency coverage, homing signal, no annual subscription

SPOT Satellite Personal Messenger


Features: Alert function to call 911; Help function to contact friends/ family; Check in function to transmit an “I’m OK to friends/family; built in GPS receiver; automatic tracking service (optional – extra cost); annual subscription; coverage for North America, Europe, and some other regions (not worldwide)

GPS Units

Delorme Earthmate PN-20

$400 includes Delorme Topo 7.0 map software (entire USA), and $100 of additional data image downloads.
Features: download maps from Delorme Topo (down to 1:24,000). Can also download and display satellite images, color aerial photos, and scanned USGS quad maps.
The most image capable of any GPS.

Magellan Triton 2000


Features: top of the line model in a new series from Magellan, who have partnered with National Geographic to enable NG maps to be used on the Magellan GPS units.
This gives map scale down to 1:24,000. Added features on this unit include a built in LED flashlight, 2 MP camera, touch screen display, audio recorder, barometer and compass.

Women’s Clothing & Outerwear

Keen Stockholm Boots


Warm fleece inside meets cool style outside in these Stockholm boots from Keen.

• Tall, waterproof nubuck uppers are flexible and durable; medial side zippers make them easy to get in and out

• Patented rubber toe guards protect feet from bumps and abrasion; rubber nubs on sides and heels also add protection.

• Felted microfleece linings are soft and warm and aid in moisture control

• Compression-molded EVA insoles offer shock absorption and padding for all-day comfort

• Nonmarking carbon rubber outsoles are long-wearing and offer oil- and slip-resistance for reliable footing

REI Davos Jacket


Cold weather is no match for the REI Davos jacket featuring high-loft goose down™nature’s most efficient insulator.

• Downproof ripstop polyester shell surrounds lightweight, toasty warm, highly compressible 700-fill-power goose down insulation

• Ripstop polyester shell fabric contains 88% recycled content

• Quilted construction keeps down from shifting and allows maximum loft, optimizing warmth

• Less insulation under the arms and at sides facilitates breathability and reduces bulk, increasing comfort

• Shaped elbows and seamless underarms offer a comfortable fit and allow freedom of movement

• Water-resistant finish fends off light rain showers and snow

• Windproof to 60 mph

• Zip-off storm hood features side and back volume adjustments that tailor the fit for complete coverage while allowing good peripheral vision

• Exposed center front zipper features interior stormflap which folds over zipper at neck to protect chin from abrasion

• Internal stretch cuff gussets and drawcord hem hold warmth in at wrists

• Features two hand pockets with invisible zippers and one inside security pocket with a convenient headphone portal

• Includes 6.5 x 13 inch stuff sack

ExOfficio Irresistible Turtleneck


Simply irresistible to wear, this soft, featherweight chenille turtleneck layers beautifully and works well on its own. ExOfficios’ nylon chenille feather fleece is soft to the touch and very warm.

• Contoured shaping creates a flattering fit

• Machine washable for easy care

Turtle Fur Lady Fairisle Ponytail Hat


This handcrafted wool knit hat with chenille accents is lined with two layers of soft, stretchy Turtle Fur™ for stylish cold-weather warmth.

• Features hair-friendly elastic back

• Versatile enough for a day on the slopes and stepping out on the town at night

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