Make your yard feel like base camp this summer with 36 backyard essentials from REI
Summer is in full swing, and whether you’re going camping, going hiking or going on any other sort of outdoor adventure, you’ve probably made a trip to REI to stock up for the season. But the outdoor retailer doesn’t sell just technical gear to help you survive in the middle of the woods; there are also tons of great products to help make your backyard feel like a little slice of nature.
July 15, 2022
Sawyer Products Mini Water Filtration System -- You want to fill up your tub and sinks before a hurricane to help ensure you have water for cleaning dishes and flushing the toilet. This water purifying system can filter out 99.99% of bacteria in up to 100,000 gallons of water so you have clean drinking water as well.
Even if you remember to wear insect repellent and regularly check yourself, it’s easy to forget that your pets are vulnerable to these sneaky critters, too.
Choosing the right repellent matters: Our top products provided several hours of protection, and some of our lowest-scoring ones failed in as little as 30 minutes.