The Best Deals for Backpackers at REI’s Year-End Clearance Sale
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Was there something on your wish list that didn’t show up wrapped in colorful paper? No harm done; you can still snag it for yourself. REI is having a killer end-of-the-year sale to finish off everything on your list. You’ve been good this year. It’s time to treat yourself.
From cozy base layers to some of our favorite tents and sleeping bags, here are the best deals for backpackers at REI’s year-end clearance sale.
Best Deals for Backpackers at REI’s Year-End Clearance Sale
REI Quarter Dome
On sale for $208.99, originally $349
This tent is one of our favorite single-person tents, and this price is ridiculous. It’s 40% off. We’ll take two.
NEMO Hornet 2P Tent
On sale for $239.93, originally $369.95
Fully featured at 2.5 pounds, this tent comes with two doors, two vestibules, and a super simple single-hub pole system. Find the one-person version here, and the NEMO Hornet Elite 2P Tent here, on sale for $374 and weighing under two pounds.
Big Agnes Fly Creek 2
On sale for $271.73, originally $339.95
One of the lightest semi-freestanding tents out there, and a perpetual fave.
Osprey Atmos AG 50 Pack
On sale for $171.73, originally $230
Perfect for hikers looking for maximum on-trail comfort and features from a reliable brand. The 50-liter size means you can’t go crazy overpacking either, which is never a bad thing.
Granite Gear Blaze AC 60 Ki Pack
On sale for $179.73, originally $239.95
This pack is deceptively simple, engineered with smart padding and suspension to carry up to 40 pounds with relative ease.
Osprey Ariel AG 65 Pack
On sale for $231.73, originally $310
Equipped with Osprey’s Anti-Gravity suspension, you’ll hardly feel the load.
REI Co-op Magma 10 Sleeping Bag
On sale for $260.93, was $349.00
Two pounds, 850-fill down, rated to 10 degrees, and well under $260? No wonder REI’s sleeping bags wind up as some of our favorites each year, and also hit high on AT thru-hikers’ lists.
REI Co-op Magma 17 Sleeping Bag
On sale for $260.93, was $349
A women’s-specific fit and top-notch warmth-to-weight ratio means you’ll spend less time shivering trying to heat the bag up and more time snoozing comfortably after a long day on the trail.
Big Agnes Lost Ranger 15
On sale for $186.93, was $249.95
A good budget option, this sleeping bag is filled with 650-fill DownTek treated down, a comfortable hood that allows range of motion, and a shaped footbox with just the right amount of room.
Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer Hooded Down Jacket
On sale for $244.73, originally $350
A perennial lightweight fave. Stash this in your pack and forget it’s there. Note that there is only size XXL left.
Patagonia Capilene Midweight Crew Neck Long Underwear Top
On sale for $40.73, originally $59
If you don’t already own one of these classic base layers, now’s the time to stock up. Or at least get one.
Patagonia Slope Runner Tank Top
On sale for $33.93, originally $49
It’s hard to justify paying almost $50 for a tank top, but we’ll pay $33 for this moisture-wicking, slim-fit tank from our favorite splurge-worthy apparel company. T-shirt here on sale for $40.
Patagonia Go To Shirt
On sale for $33.83, originally $69
Get the hiker trash look while still wearing performance-worthy gear. Also doubles as a tourist costume for next Halloween.
Salomon Cairn Shorts
On sale for $23.83, originally $49.00
These shorts are as close as you can come to hiking naked without actually being naked. Comfortable waistband and ultralight fabric means you’ll pretty much forget they’re on.
Darn Tough Waves Crew LT Cushion Socks
On sale for $13.93, originally $21
Lifetime warranty, Vermont chill, and nonstop comfort.
REI Co-op Magma 850 Down Hoodie
On sale for $149.93, originally $219
Lightweight insulation with streamlined baffles and high-quality down for under one pound. Women’s here.
Outdoor Research Helium II Jacket
On sale for $110.73, originally $159
Last season’s colors don’t make a difference when it comes to lightweight, packable raingear. Men’s here.
ExOfficio Give-N-Go Sport Mesh Printed Boxer Briefs
On sale for $23.73, originally $34
The only underwear we feel confident telling you that you can wear for a week straight without washing.
Smartwool PhD Printed Tights
On sale for $83.93, originally $120
A warm base layer with a high, wide waistband that won’t bunch or fall down.
Mountain Hardwear Trekkin Insulated Mini Skirt
On sale for $51.93, originally $75
Extra insulation for chilly hikes without the binding effects of more pants layers.
ExOfficio Sol Cool Sun Crew Shirt
On sale for $44.73, originally $65
Sun protection up to UPF 50 to keep you cool on that desert PCT start.
ExOfficio BugsAway Sandfly Pants
On sale for $55.73, originally $80
Channel your inner (or real life) dad vibes with these pants while also sending the bugs packing.
Patagonia Torrentshell Jacket
On sale for $63.83
Lined with Patagonia’s H2No, this jacket weighs just over ten ounces and has pit zips, a generous hood, and even when it’s not on sale, it’s set at a reasonable price point.
Smartwool Merino 150 Pattern Crew Base Layer Long-Sleeve Top
On sale for $55.93, originally $80
The lighter option for Smartwool’s perfectly fitted, cozy bas elayers.
Smartwool PhD Support Sports Bra
On sale for $55.73, originally $80.00
Chafe and bounce free, with wicking properties for long-term wear.
Altra Timp Trail
On sale for $96.73, originally $130
Extra cushion, breathability, and stability for the roughest trails. Men’s here.
HOKA ONE ONE Speedgoat 2
On sale for $110.93, originally $140
A favorite of ultrarunners and thru-hikers alike, the Speedgoats offer supreme cushioning for extended mileage, and they come in a color palette you can see from space.
HOKA ONE ONE Stinson ATR 4
On sale for $130.93, originally $160
Jumping on the bandwagon set in motion by Altra, this model is wider than previous models, allowing more stability and toe sprawl. Men’s here.
Altra Lone Peak 3.0 Polartec Neoshell
On sale for $59.83, originally $150
Stay warm and let your toes spread out and be happy. Men’s original version Lone Peak 3.5 here.
Brooks Caldera 2
On sale for $110.93, originally $140
Made for light and fast, these shoes won’t last quite as long as more rugged trail runners, but they require almost no break-in period, and are comfortable to wear on the trail straight from the box. Women’s here.
Brooks Cascadia 12 Trail-Running Shoes
On sale for $51.83, originally $130
Yes, you read that right. You won’t see these cult favorites on sale for anything less than this.
Salomon X-Mission 3
On sale for $85.73, originally $115
One of the lighter offerings from this line of Salomon trail runners. These are lightweight and ultra-comfortable straight from the box.
Salomon Speedcross 4
On sale for $96.73, originally $130
Top traction and a stiff midsole provide protection over rocky trail. Men’s here.
Salomon X Ultra 3 Low
On sale for $89.73, originally $120
Another thru-hiker fave, these shoes are a great middle ground between heftier boots and more flexible trail runners. Plus, the quick-lace system can’t be beat.
NEMO Tensor Insulated 20R Sleeping Pad
On sale for $119.73, originally $149.95
For a higher price point, this inflatable pad has an R-value of 3, and inflates to three inches.
Sea to Summit Ultralight SI Sleeping Pad
On sale for $66.93
A good option for an inflatable bargain pad, this model is rated to 2.6 and weighs just over 1.5 pounds. With super-fast inflation, this sleeping pad will keep you warm while letting you save your precious oxygen.
Black Diamond Alpine Carbon Cork Trekking Poles
On sale for $126.93, originally $169.95
Who doesn’t love a good pair of trekking poles? Save your face on the way down, your quads on the way up. Black Diamond’s proprietary FlickLock Pro locks offer easy adjustment that won’t collapse on you.
Black Diamond Alpine Carbon Z Trekking Poles
On sale for $132.73, originally $189.95
The z-fold style collapses quickly and easily, and the cork grips mold comfortably to your hands and won’t slip when you get sweaty, dirty, or both.
Black Diamond Cosmo Headlamp
On sale for $21.93, originally $29.95
Max output is the night-hiking recommended 200 lumens, and this baby will run for 30 hours on the highest power. Red settings are good for being noninvasive at campsites, and the beam stretches 70 yards at its highest power.
Smith Wolcott Polarized Sunglasses
On sale for $152.73, originally $219
See better and look better doing it with these ergonomic, polarized shades
Native Eyewear Sightcaster Polarized Sunglasses
On sale for $89.73, originally $129
Athletic and geared toward staying on your face, you can run from grizzlies and other hikers without worrying about these falling off your nose.
Granite Gear Drysack Stuff Sack
On sale for $15.73, originally $21.95
The more stuff sacks the better. Grab one in every size and be the most organized hiker out there.
Granite Gear eVent Sil Drysack Stuff Sack 25 L
On sale for $25.73, originally $34.95
Waterproof and breathable, this stuff sack is perfect for your sleeping bag or any other down items you want to protect.
Clif Energy Bar
On sale for 93 cents, depending on variety
No one is ever super amped to make a meal of these, but having an extra stash in your pack is never a bad idea.
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