REI Outlet Roundup: Best Deals for Backpackers

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Stretch your money a little further this backpacking season by taking advantage of REI’s Outlet sales in the off-season. Now is a great time of year to stock up on hiking shoes and socks as you start to put together those resupply boxes for your thru-hikes. Here’s a roundup of our favorite deals this week:

Brooks Cascadia 13 Trail-Running Shoes
Originally $130, now $97.73 (save 25%)


Lightweight and designed for long distances over rugged terrain. This has been a thru-hiker favorite for years. Find women’s here.

Salomon Odyssey Triple Crown Hiking Shoes
Originally $140, now $69.83 (save 50%)

A seriously good deal on this trail shoe built sturdy enough to last longer distances than your typical trail runner. Find women’s here.

Altra Timp 1.5 Trail-Running Shoes
Originally $130, now $103.73 (save 20%)

A growing favorite among thru-hikers because of its wider toe box, rugged tread, and stiffer midsole. Find women’s here.

Big Agnes Skeeter SL 20 Sleeping Bag
Originally $289.95, now $217.73 (save 24%)

Coming in at 2 pounds, a higher-end mummy bag at a reasonable price. Featuring 650-fill-power DownTek™ water-repellent down insulation to withstand the elements of the trail.

Smartwool PhD Pro Light Crew Socks
Originally $27.95, now $18.73 (save 32%)

Breathable and comfortable lightweight wool socks built for the trail.

ExOfficio Lightscape Shirt
Originally $80, now $55.73 (save 30%)

Get ready for exposed trails with quick-drying and UPF 30 sun protection. On the men’s side, check out the Air Strip Check Plaid Shirt, originally $90, now $53.73 (save %40).

tasc Performance Elevation Merino T-Shirt – Women’s
Originally $74.00, now $51.73 (save 30%)

A full merino wool base layer set for $100? Yes, please. Keep your funky smell at bay with these as your sleep clothes or shoulder-season layers. Find the bottoms here.

Smartwool Merino 150 Print Boxer Briefs
Originally $48.00, now $32.73 (save 31%)

These thin, wool-blend boxers are a hiker favorite and are rarely found at these prices.

Outdoor Research Voodoo Pants – Men’s
Originally $99, now $68.73

Hiking through tick territory? Enjoy the extra protection of these moisture-wicking stretch bottoms that don’t look like your dad’s old cargo pants. Find the women’s here.

Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer Down Jacket
Originally $325, now $226.73 (save 30%)

A notable favorite because it is perhaps THE lightest down puffy out there. Any savings on this is a steal. Find the women’s here.

Outdoor Research Helios Sun Hat
Originally $37, now $27.73 (save 25%)

Ample brim and UPF 50 protection to shade your face and neck from long days in the sun.

Platypus SoftBottle Water Bottle -34oz
Originally $8.95, now $6.73 (save 24%)

Perfect for those longer water carries because they can pack up and be stored away when not in use. Hello PCT desert.

Granite Gear eVent Sil Drysack Stuff Sack – 10 Liters
Originally $24.95, now $15.73 (save 36%)

Good stuff sacks are the unsung heroes of backpacking. Rock-bottom prices on these lightweight, waterproof roll-tops. Also in 13 Liters and 18 Liters.

Black Diamond Trail Back Trekking Poles
Originally $79.95, now $59.73 (save 25%)

Hard to beat the price on these no-frills, adjustable trekking poles.

Petzl Tactikka + Headlamp
Originally $44.95, now $33.73 (save 24%)

Everything you need in a backpacking headlamp—250 lumens, red light mode so you don’t blind your buddies in camp, and IPX4 water resistance so it can stand a little rain.

Don’t see anything that fits your gear needs? Shop all the deals here.


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