The Best Deals for Backpackers at REI’s Winter Clearance Event
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Winter might still be in full swing, but in the retail world, shelves are being cleared for spring goods and that means great deals on footwear, outerwear, and backpacking gear. From 2/8 to 2/18, hikers can save up to 50% on a huge variety of items at REI, as well as up to 50% off new markdowns on REI Outlet items.
Here are the best deals for backpackers at REI’s Winter Clearance event.
NEMO Hornet Elite 2P Tent
Originally $499.95, on sale for $374.93, save 25%
A free-standing, two-person tent for 2lb 3oz. Yes please.
Mountain Hardwear Phantom Spark 28
Originally $400.00, on sale for $299.73, save 25%
A 28-degree, hydrophobic down sleeping bag weighing just 1lb 6oz. Long version here.
REI Co-op Magma 17 Sleeping Bag – Women’s
Originally $369.00, on sale for $275.93, save 25%
One of the most popular models used on the Appalachian Trail last year.
Grante Gear Crown VC 60
Originally $199.95, on sale for $149.73, save 25%
A thru-hike ready pack for just $150.
Osprey Atmos AG 50 Pack
Originally $230.00, on sale for $171.73, save 25%
Black Diamond Trail Trekking Poles
Originally $99.95, on sale for $59.93, save 40%
Trekking poles: saving knees and teeth one mile at a time. Men’s here.
Garmin Fenix 5 Performer Bundle
Originally $570, on sale for $426.93, save 25%
Splurge a little, get a little less lost.
Granite Gear eVent Sil Compression DrySack – 18 Liters
Originally $36.95, on sale for $27.73
These are one of our favorite DrySack options.
Patagonia Nano Puff Insulated Hoodie
Originally $249, on sale for $173.93
REI Co-op Magma 850 Down Jacket
Originally $189, on sale for $93.83, save 50%
REI’s clothing has really stepped up the game over the past few years, and this down jacket is a prime example.
Arc’teryx Cerium LT Down Hoodie
Originally $379, on sale for $226.83, save 40%
Super warm and built with the top quality you expect from Arc’Teryx.
Patagonia Down Sweater Hoodie
Originally $279.00 on sale for $194.93, save 30%
Patagonia Nano Air Insulated Hoodie
Originally $299.00 on sale for $208.93, save 30%
One of our favorite synthetic insulated pieces.
REI Co-op Essential Rain Jacket
Originally $69.95, on sale for $34.93, save 50%
This jacket is $35. Doesn’t get any better than that. Here’s what our tester thought.
Smartwool Merino 150 Long-Sleeve – Women’s
Originally $80, on sale for $55.93, save 30%
Simple, warm, wicking, and functional. A reliable base layer is worth its weight in gold.
Patagonia Capilene Midweight Zip-Neck
Originally $69, on sale for $47.93
The distinctive Capilene rules a corner of the base layer market. Try one and you’ll see why.
Brooks Juno Sports Bra
Originally $65, on sale for $31.83
Stay chafe-free and secure.
Patagonia Strider Shorts
Originally $49, on sale for $23.83-$33.93
Originally $20, on sale for $13.93, save 30%
Would you honestly go on a hike without one of these?
Salomon Speedcross 4
Originally $130, on sale for $64.83, save 50%
A lightweight offering from Salomon for trail runners and backpackers alike.
HOKA ONE ONE Speedgoat 2
Originally $140, on sale for $83.83
Don’t scoff at the marshmallow-esque outsole. These gain in popularity every year. Named after former AT FKT holder Karl Meltzer. Men’s here.
Brooks Cascadia 12 GTX
Originally $160, on sale for $79.83, save 50%
People who wear the Cascadias only wear the Cascadias, for good reason.
Brooks Caldera 2
Originally $140, on sale for $83.83, save 40%
A top performer for hikers who opt for trail runners over boots.
Oboz Bridger 7″ BDry Insulated Winter Boots
Originally $185, on sale for $139.93, save 24%
Merrell Moab 2 WP Low Hiking Shoes
Originally $120, on sale for $89.93, save 25%
A longtime classic for hikers, with a rugged outsole. This version is also waterproof.
Merrell Moab 2 Mid WP Hiking Boots
Originally $130, on sale for $94.93, save 27%
For hikers who want a bit more support around the ankle.
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