The Best Deals from Backcountry’s Semi Annual Sale: Take an extra 20% Off Select Footwear, Sunglasses, & More

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Here is a friendly reminder that Backcountry’s Semi Annual Sale is still rolling along.  Now is a great time to restock your gear closet so that you can make sure you’re ready to adventure for the rest of this summer and autumn.  Find deals across the board, and from now through 8/17, take an extra 20% off on select footwear, sunglasses, and accessories.  These super deals are available for 72 hours only, so make sure to jump on them quickly while supplies last.

Check it out!  With one of the largest selections of outdoor gear and apparel, Backcountry offers something for everybody.

Patagonia Better Sweater 1/4-Zip Fleece Jacket | Up to 40% Off

  • Sale: $59.40 (Reg. $119)
  • Weight: 17.8oz

Like the full-zip version of this same fleece, the Patagonia Better Sweater is a classic cool weather layer for casual hikes under fall leaves.  Now with an entirely recycled construction, the front zipper allows for venting when the day warms up, and a chest pocket can keep those snacks warm.

Darn Tough Phat Witch Crew Light Cushion Sock | Up to 40% Off

  • Sale: $13.17 (Reg. $21.95)
  • Weight: 2.1oz

Darn Tough have made a name for themselves by offering durable socks for hiking and running.  These thru-hiker favorites stand up to the rigors and neglect of the trail better than most other socks out there, and the light merino cushion offers just enough plushness while fighting foot funk.  Plus, Darn Tough offers a lifetime warranty.

Zeal Carson Sunglasses | Up to 60% Off

  • Sale: $79.58 (Reg. $198.95)
  • Base Curvature: 6

These sunglasses look good while protecting your peepers when you’re outside.  The polarized lenses a made from plant-based E-llume resin with water- and oil-repellent coatings to resist gunk.  The Z-Resin frame is also plant-based, and the base curvature rating of 6 provides good side coverage without making you look like a power ranger.

Stoic Tech Hoodie | Up to 25% Off

  • Sale: $37.46 (Reg. $49.95)
  • Weight: 6.5oz

Protect your skin when you have fun in the sun.  This lightweight sun hoodie provides UPF 40+ protection while helping you stay cool in the heat.  Moisture wicking polyester fabric feels good on the skin and has a slight stretch so that it won’t restrict movement.  A hood and thumbholes increase protection by shading the neck and back of the hands.

Marmot PreCip Stretch Jacket | Up to 25% Off

  • Sale: $112.46 (Reg. $149.95)
  • Weight: 10.2oz

Based on one of the most popular rain jackets for thru-hiking, this version adds in stretch construction to allow better freedom of movement.  The NanoPro fabric still gives you the same waterproof, breathable protection.  Hand pockets and pit-zips are excellent features not usually seen on rain jackets this lightweight.

Saloman XA Skort | Up to 45% Off

  • Sale: $38.47 (Reg. $69.95)
  • Weight: 4.1oz

This technical skort is comfortable and flattering while packing in the features.  Not your typical skirt, the technical fabric keeps you dry and cool all day.  However, the incredible feature is the 360° pockets around the waistband, capable of holding everything you need for a fast day out.  The pockets can hold a soft flask, phone, keys, credit card, or yummy snacks.

Backcountry Mad Creek Anorak | Up to 50% Off

  • Sale: $49.98 (Reg. $99.95)
  • Weight: 6oz

Designed to be taken on just about any trip, this lightweight wind jacket offers breathable protection from wind and light precipitation.  The Pertex Quantum Air fabric was chosen for maximum ventilation, and if that’s not enough, the Mad Creek has vents in the hood, underarms, and back panel.  Even with two hand pockets, this jacket is light enough to bring along even when you don’t expect to use it.

Mountain Hardwear UnClassic Fleece Jacket | Up to 60% Off

  • Sale: $48 (Reg. $119.99)
  • Weight: 7.3oz

It may be called UnClassic, but this jacket is a classic mid-layer fleece.  It offers ample warmth in chilly weather for the shoulder seasons.  Even though it includes a full-length zipper, two hand pockets, and a chest pocket, this fleece weighs less than than most T-shirts.  It will keep you warm without weighing you down.

Backcountry Pecos Water Short | Up to 50% Off

  • Sale: $27.48 (Reg. $54.95)
  • Inseam: 3in

While these shorts have water in their name, they are at home anytime comfort and mobility are key.  Designed with four-way stretch and quick-drying fabric, they are ready to move on the trail and dry fast once you’re off of it.  Three pockets, including a zippered security pocket keeps your stuff with you and secure.  85% recycled nylon keeps plastic out of the landfill.

Rab Downpour Hooded Jacket | Up to 25% Off

  • Sale: $74.96 (Reg. $99.95)
  • Weight: 10oz

Fully featured yet lightweight, this jacket helps you keep going when the weather turns nasty.  Pertex Shield+ waterproof protection sheds even a downpour while remaining breathable enough for active pursuits.  To further aid venting, the Downpour includes pit-zips for dumping heat fast.  Two hand pockets keep essentials dry and accessible.

Nike Wildhorse 7 Trail Running Shoe | Up to 40% Off

  • Sale: $77.97 (Reg. $129.95)
  • Weight: 10oz (single)

Now on its seventh iteration, the storied Wildhorse offers some of its best features yet.  Aggressive outsole lugs grip loose sand, dirt, and mud in wet or dry conditions.  A moderate stack height (35mm heel, 27mm forefoot) and heel-toe drop of 8mm provides plenty of cushion to protect your feet from harsh trail, keeping you going for longer.  Just looking at the outsole, you know these shoes mean business.

Salomon Odyssey GTX Hiking Shoe | Up to 45% Off

  • Sale: $87.97 (Reg. $159.95)
  • Weight: 12.9oz (single)

These shoes were designed for walks longer than most countries.  The Odyssey Hiking Shoes are built to go the distance, offering more protection than typical trail runners while remaining much lighter than a boot.  GORE-TEX keeps your feet dry while letting them breathe.  Bonus, Salomon will donate $5 to the Continental Divide Trail Coalition for each pair sold.  That tells you what these shoes were designed for.

Outdoor Research Vantage Sprint Cap | Up to 45% Off

  • Sale: $17.60 (Reg. $32)
  • Weight: 1.7oz

This hat is ridiculously lightweight and packs down to nothing.  The vented construction and proprietary ActiveIce technology help keep you cool in the heat.  UPF 50+ rated fabric makes sure that UV rays don’t burn your dome.  Shock cord adjustment gives this hat a custom fit and makes sure it stays in place when you feel like moving fast or the weather gets windy.


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