The Best Deals for Backpackers at REI’s Cyber Week Sale
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REI opts out of Black Friday each year, encouraging hikers to get outside instead of joining the crowds in the stores. However, the Cyber Week deals (including super savings on Cyber Monday) still give you a chance to save, starting today.
Cyber Week deals offer a huge selection of gear up to 50% off, starting on 11/30 and extending through 12/8. You can also get an extra 25% off one item at the REI Outlet by using coupon code “CYBERDEAL19″.
Here are the best deals for backpackers during REI’s Cyber Week and Cyber Monday sale. If you want to peruse the deals for yourself, you can find the full list here.
Big Agnes Tiger Wall UL2
Originally $399.95, now $299.89 (Save 25%)
The Tiger Wall combines the best features of the Big Agnes FlyCreek and Copper Spur. Awarded one of the top tents for thru-hiking by our editorial team.
Big Agnes Copper Spur UL2
Originally $449.95, now $337.39 (Save 25%)
If a two-person, spacious, lightweight, semi-freestanding tent is what you covet, you’re not going to do better than Big Agnes’ Copper Spur.
Nemo Hornet Elite 2
Originally $449.95, now $337.39 (Save 25%)
A two-person tent at just 1 pound, 11 ounces. You’re paying a premium for the lighter materials, but this is a good value at 25% off.
Big Agnes Flume UL30
Originally $469.95, now $352.39 (Save 25%)
At just 1 pound, 6 ounces, this 850-fill-power sleeping bag features DownTek treated down, making this bag perfect for humid environments like the Appalachian Trail.
NEMO Kayu 15 Sleeping Bag – Men’s
Originally $389.95, now $292.39 (Save 25%)
You’re not going to do much better than 800 fill-power, hydrophobic down, rated to 15 degrees, and under 2 pounds. The footbox and hood are waterproof, protecting you against tent walls that collect condensation.
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Xlite
On sale for $149+
It’s been the most popular sleeping pad among thru-hikers for years for good reason. This thing is light, warm, and most importantly, comfortable. Now you can score it at 25% off.
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir UberLite
On sale for $104+
Based off the popular Xlite model, the UberLite comes in at 4 ounces lighter. UL materials requires extra care, but many of our own have had positive reports on the durability of this sleeping pad.
On sale for $37.39
New to the scene in the last couple years, the NEMO Switchback is emerging as a thru-hiker favorite closed foam cell sleeping pad.
Osprey Ariel AG 65 Pack – Women’s
Originally $310, now $232.73 (Save 25%)
A solid starter long-distance pack from one of the most reputable pack companies out there. The suspended-mesh panel is a fan favorite feature.
Garmin inReach Mini 2
Originally $350, now $274.99 (Save 21%)
At just 3.5 ounces, this satellite communicator offers two-way texting, tracking, and SOS capabilities. If 2020 has you venturing into remote backcountry, consider a satellite communicator a must.
Arc’teryx Atom LT Insulated Hoodie
Originally $259, now $193.99 (Save 25%)
One of the best synthetic jackets out there. Women’s version here.
Arc’teryx Cerium LT Down Hoodie
Originally $379, now $284.19 (Save 25%)
One of the best down jackets out there. 850-fill-power white goose down at less than 10 ounces. Men’s version here.
REI Co-op Merino Midweight Half-Zip
Originally $89.50, now $53.69 (Save 40%)
This midweight merino is the perfect wicking base layer for colder outings. Men’s here.
REI Co-op Merino Midweight Base Layer Bottoms
Originally $79.50, now $47.69 (Save 40%)
The best basic camp pants or base-layer hiking pants.
REI Co-op XeroDry GTX Jacket
Originally $159, now $111.29 (Save 30%)
This double-layer Gore-Tex jacket is 10 ounces, packable, and made with Bluesign-approved fabric.
REI Co-op 650 Down Jacket 2.0
Originally $99.95, now $69.89 (Save 30%)
Your new favorite budget-friendly puffy.
REI Co-op Midweight Base Layer Zip Hoodie
Originally $59.95, now $35.89 (Save 40%)
A deep hood and athletic fit keeps this layer close to your body and looks great from trail to town.
REI Co-op Lightweight Base Layer Half-Zip
Originally $44.95, now $26.89 (Save 40%)
For the higher output and warmer weather days.
Icebreaker Anatomica Boxer Briefs
Originally $45, now $33.69 (Save 25%)
Stay chafe-free and keep all body parts happy.
Icebreaker Siren Bikini Underwear
Originally $35, now $22.49 (Save 36%)
Wicking merino and a slim cut for active or day-to-day wear.
Outdoor Research Echo Boxer Briefs
Originally $26, now $19.49 (Save 25%)
Lightweight and made for higher exertion days.
Darn Tough Light Hiker Micro Crew
Originally $20, now $9.99 (Save 50%)
If you’re going to spend your time hiking, you need hiking socks.
Targhee III Mid WP Hiking Boots
Originally $149.95, now $119.89 (Save 20%)
Super durable with multi-directional lugs for extra traction in all sorts of weather. These are waterproof and provide plenty of ankle support. Women’s here.
La Sportiva Wildcat Trail-Running Shoes
Originally $110, now $82.49 (Save 30%)
Looking for a pair of durable trail runners with a beefy midsole and outsole? Look no further.
La Sportiva Akyra GTX Trail-Running Shoes
Originally $160, now $119.99 (Save 25%)
Lightweight and flexible, these shoes are waterproof and breathable for all-day comfort.
La Sportiva Lycan Trail Running Shoes
Originally $115, now $86.19 (Save 25%)
La Sportiva’s happy medium shoe. This trail runner has moderate cushioning and a flexible upper.
Altra Escalante 1.5 – Women’s
Originally $130, now $64.83 (Save 50%)
Not the ideal shoe for a thru-hike, but if your off-season training includes a good deal of road running, this is a great deal. Men’s version here.
Gerber Highbrow Compact Knife
Originally $38.95, now $27.19 (Save 30%)
You’re probably only going to use this to cut into blocks of cheese, but it’s still good to have around.
NUUN Sport Hydration Tablets
Originally $7, now $5.19 (Save 26%)
Electrolytes, fizz, and the perfect amount of flavor to help keep you hydrated and on the move.
PROBAR Meal Bar
Originally $3, now $2.19 (Save 27%)
Nearly 400 calories in three ounces = the backpacker’s best friend.
PROBAR Bolt Energy Chews
Originally $2.50, now $1.79 (Save 28%)
A little zap of energy in the form of electrolytes, carbs, and caffeine.
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