The Best Deals for Backpackers at REI’s Labor Day Sale

This is a Sponsored Post courtesy of REI

The end of summer snuck up fast, didn’t it? Don’t despair. There’s still time to get those last adventures on the books before the temps drop. The changing season means REI is making room on the shelves and there’s a load of stuff on sale from August 23 to September 2.

Get up to 40% off on backpacking staples like the Therm-a-Rest NeoAir UberLite, Big Agnes Copper Spur, MSR PocketRocket, apparel, and more. Check out the rest of the deals here, and the digital catalogue here. Use code LABORDAY19 to save an extra 20% on an REI Outlet item, plus get 20% off an REI Class or Event when you book during the sale.

Here are the best deals for backpackers at REI’s 2019 Labor Day Sale.

Tents, Packs, Sleep Systems

Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL 2 Tent
Originally $449.95, now $337.39
Save 25%

One-person here, and three-person here. Our review here.

NEMO Hornet 2 Tent
Originally $369.95, now $277.39
Save 25%

Another lightweight favorite with a lower-profile footprint.

Big Agnes Q-Core Deluxe Sleeping Pad
Originally $209.95, now $112+
Save 25%

Big Agnes upgraded their sleeping pads last year, and this is a crowd pleaser.

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir UberLite Sleeping Pad
Originally $179.95, now $104+
Save 25%


The darling of the inflatable pad world.

NEMO Disco 15 Sleeping Bag 
Originally $319.95, now $224+
Save 25%

Deep hood and extra protection around the footbox.

NEMO Jam 30 Sleeping Bag 
Originally $349.95, now $262.39
Save 25%

Go ahead. Stick your arms out.

REI Co-op Magma 15 Sleeping Bag 
Originally $369.00, now $258.29
Save 30%

A better deal on one of the best-priced sleeping bags out there.

Osprey Aether AG 60 Pack
Originally $290, now $217.49
Save 25%

Osprey Ariel 55 (women’s model) here.

Backpacking Accessories

MSR PocketRocket Stove Kit
Originally $99.95, now $74.89
Save 25%

PocketRocket Deluxe here, and our review here.

REI Co-op Flash Carbon Trekking Poles
Originally $139, now $97.29
Save 30%

Save the teeth and the knees.

Katadyn BeFree 1L
Originally $44.95, now $33.69
Save 25%

A light and fast option to filter water on the trail.

BioLite Headlamp 330
Originally $49.95, now $37.39
Save 25%

Rechargeable, 330 lumens, and with one of the more comfortable designs we’ve seen on the market. Our review here.

Apparel and Footwear

Arc’teryx Cerium LT Down Hoodie
Originally $379, now $284.19
Save 25%

Go luxuriously warm and lightweight with this 10-ounce offering from Arc’Teryx, stuffed with 850-fill goose down.

Arc’teryx Zeta SL Rain Jacket
Originally $299, now $148+
Save 25%

Rain gear: don’t leave home without it. This jacket weighs just over 9 ounces and is packed with features.

REI Co-op Merino Midweight Half-Zip Base Layer Top
Originally $89.50, now $61+
Save 30%

Men’s here.

REI Co-op Merino Midweight Base Layer Bottoms
Originally $79.50, now $55.59
Save 30%

Women’s here

Brooks Chaser 7″ Shorts
Originally $54, now $37.79
Save 30%

Men’s 7-inch shorts here.

Darn Tough Hiker Boot Full-Cushion Socks
Originally $26, now $19.49
Save 25%

Women’s Micro Crew here.

La Sportiva Wildcat Trail-Running Shoes
Originally $110, now $82.49
Save 25%

A beefier version of La Sportiva’s typical trail-runner options, with a reinforced toe and higher volume body.

La Sportiva Lycan Trail Running Shoes
Originally $115, now $56+
Save 25%

Luxe outsole and a regular drop for those looking for a comfortable ride straight from the box.

Men’s here.


Clif Nut Butter Filled Bars
Originally $2, now $1.49
Save 26%

The undisputed upgrade from original Clif Bars.

Mountain House Chicken and Dumplings
Originally $8, now $6.39
Save 20%

Chicken Fajitas on sale here, and breakfast hash here.

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