For many years, REI already famous close the door every Black Friday to encourage people to enjoy time outdoors after Thanksgiving. Instead, it held an earlier sale – Get Ready To Go Out Discounts—so you can still get huge discounts on great outdoor gear. The sale runs through November 21, and we’ve sifted through them all to find the best outdoor deals.
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Hiking and camping deals
This is one of the best day packages for the money. It’s very light at just 14 ounces, so it won’t strain your back, but it does have well-padded shoulder straps and two external water bottle pockets, something many small backpacks lack. It has a volume of 22 liters, more than enough to hold a raincoat, lunch, water, sweater and maps for an afternoon of hiking. There is also a version with graphic print available for the same price.
If you like the idea of getting out of it all but keeping a lifeline handy in case of an incident, a satellite communication device can help you get in touch with emergency services and loved ones. at home. You can share your location, communicate back and forth, and activate the SOS button if you need a rescue. The InReach Mini 2 weighs just 3.5 ounces and is compact enough to take up little room in a pocket. The battery lasts about 4 to 14 days, depending on settings and plant cover. sure, the New iPhone 14 can do all these things, but it won’t help if the battery runs out after a day.
The Trail Hut 2 strikes the right balance between price, weight, and quality. The hardware, such as the zippers and lanyards, is sturdy, and its 78-ounce weight — though not the lightest — isn’t too heavy either. The interior design is streamlined with interior pockets, two doors and a foyer. It’s great if you plan on hiking alone and want space inside to store a backpack or gear. If you are going to sleep two or three people in a tent, see Trail Hut 4 ($209), which are largely the same but larger (and also on sale). our reading The best tent more information.
The foam mattress itself is not warm enough for camping in cold weather. To insulate you and your sleeping bag from the winter ground, choose an inflatable model like this one. NeoAir is a great insulator, plus it’s light at 12 ounces and can be packed into a small roll. From experience, it is very warm when the mercury is low.
Liquid fuel stoves are some of the hardest you can bring into the backcountry. The downside is that they are often noisy and spoil the tranquility of nature, but WhisperLite is relatively silent compared to other types. Box stoves can give you performance problems in the dead of winter, but MSR’s bomb-proof WhisperLite will continue to work in most weather.
Hiking while carrying an old flashlight, and nearly impossible to pitch a tent in the dark trying to carry one. Free your hands with headlights. The Spot 400 is a classic, reliable model that can project 400 lumens up to 100 meters down the trail at high settings. Its three AAA batteries will last for 200 hours in low six lumen mode, enough for basic camp tasks like getting ready for bed.
Sun Sapphire 7S (8/10, Recommend wired) is the power source for all the presets that can track your biometric data from various outdoor activities: gravel cycling, swimming, jogging, etc. we favorite outdoor watch for a quick and accurate GPS connection in the rain and under dense trees, plus it includes an altimeter, barometer and compass. our reading The best Garmin watches more information.
No wonder we call them the cutest in The best trail running shoes guide. Just look at them. However, beauty is not only in appearance. They’re lightweight, breathable, and provide solid traction on loose terrain. Just remember that Nike shoes are small in size, so you should consider going up the size by half.
Chafing is not fun. Whether you’re wearing the latest high-tech cycling pants or wearing tried-and-true denim jeans, wear a pair of cycling shorts with padding underneath to eliminate some of the fraying and tearing of cycling. The stretchy, breathable polyester fabric wicks away moisture, keeping you from soaking wet on long trips.
We’ve rounded up the best cold-weather running tights on our list Guide to the best running device, thanks to the high waist and drawstrings that keep them from sagging while running. As an insulating layer underneath the pants, they add warmth in inclement weather. Even at 30 degrees, they kept our reviewers warm and last for years with little wear and tear. One downside is that they only have a 28-inch seam, which can give taller runners cold ankles.
Other great outdoor deals
Down jackets are getting more and more expensive, but REI’s domestic brand feather coats have remained at the same base price for many years. Now it’s on sale for a price that rarely matches and never gets beat. Two zippered hand warmers on the outside are connected by two open pockets on the inside of the jacket that can hold a beanie, gloves, and scarf. It is as warm as an outer or middle layer of insulation.
This is my favorite outdoor folding chair and it’s made of sturdy aluminum, 300 denier nylon fabric, and sturdy wooden armrests. It weighs 7 pounds 7 ounces and can hold up to 250 pounds. Only one buffer version also sells for the extremely low price of $22, but it tends to run out of stock often; record it to review it another time to see if the deal goes back.
I gave Big Haul the best duffle bag of my life. The best travel bag guide because it’s made with Bluesign-approved recycled nylon and has plenty of interior and exterior pockets to organize, as well as a hidden backpack strap so you can carry your heavy loads on your back. Anyone who has ever carried a super heavy travel bag through an airport will appreciate it. This 28-liter version is perfect for weekend getaways and small enough to take with you on the plane. Have More sizes on saleup to the giant 120 liter version.
You cannot stay in shape if you go bankrupt in the event of a collision. Keep that melon safe with this stylish bike helmet from Nutcase. Multidirectional Impact Protection System (MIPS) is a technology that provides additional protection for your brain from rotational injuries. It’s totally worth paying a little extra for. There are a ton of styles available, from solid colors to really wacky designs.
Ditch single-use plastic and use durable, reusable Nalgene water bottles for all your drinking needs, from your desk to the campsite. Have More designs are available here, not showing on the previously linked product page, with the same discount. These models are BPA-free, so sip without worry.