The Best Deals From the 2024 REI Anniversary Sale

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Happy birthday, REI! Everyone’s favorite outdoor co-op is officially turning 86. When backpackers and other outdoor enthusiasts need to outfit themselves for a big adventure, REI is the first place most people look.

And there’s no better time than now to do some looking, as the Co-op is celebrating the big 8-6 with the REI Anniversary Sale. You can save up to 30 percent on dozens of our favorite outdoor brands — including Nemo, Altra, Black Diamond, and Garmin — during this massive event.

We’ve highlighted some of the best deals for backpackers and thru-hikers below. Check out our picks, or head straight to REI now through May 27 to shop the sale.

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Best Deals From the REI Anniversary Sale

30% Off REI Magma 30 Down Trail Quilt

Sale $230.29 (Reg. $329)

rei anniversary sale navy backpackin quilt

  • Weight: 20.3 oz
  • Fill: 850-fill water resistant goose down

Whether you’re a mummy bag devotee looking to get in on the UL backpacking quilt craze or a seasoned ultralighter in need of a sleep system upgrade, the Magma is a great option. It’s well constructed with premium materials, very competitive at a scant 20 ounces, and affordable for a quilt (especially during the sale).

25% Off Nemo Disco 15 Endless Promise Sleeping Bag Women’s | Men’s

Sale $224.89 (Reg. $299.95)

  • Weight: 53 oz (women’s) | 43 oz (men’s)
  • Fill: 650-fill duck down

The newest version of the classic Disco mummy bag is designed to be 100 percent recyclable, a huge step forward in backpacking gear sustainability. But the bag still retains Nemo’s famously comfortable spoon-shaped cut and ThermoGill vents in the front so you can dump heat on warmer nights.

Flash Sale 5/17 – 5/20 Only: 50% Off REI 650 Down Jacket Women’s | Men’s

Sale $64.49 (Reg. $129)

  • Weight: 10.2 oz (women’s) | 10.9 oz (men’s)
  • Fill: 650-fill down

The Co-op’s signature down puffy has always been one of the most affordable midlayers in its class. You’ll be hard-pressed to find a better deal on a high-quality puffy, especially between May 17 and May 20, when the 650 down jacket is half off.

25% Off Nemo Tensor All Season Sleeping Pad

Sale $149.89 (Reg. $199.95)

  • Weight: 16 oz
  • R-value: 5.4

This comfy inflatable pad is plenty insulated for three-season thru-hikes while remaining ultralight at just one pound for the rectangular version. There’s also a tapered mummy version that weighs only 14 ounces. Warm, comfy, and quiet, the Tensor is easily one of the best ultralight inflatable pads on the market, so don’t *sleep* on this deal (heh).

25% Off Nemo Fillo Pillow

Sale $33.69 (Reg. $44.95)

  • Weight: 9.2 oz
  • Dimensions: 17 x 11 x 4 inches

A backpacking pillow is the ultimate luxury item: for many, it can mean the difference between a restless night and eight cozy hours of snooze time before you wake up and hit the trail again in the morning. Good sleep is crucial to your health and happiness on the trail, so the Fillo Pillow will more than earn its place in your pack.

30% Off Garmin Fenix 7 GPS Smartwatch

Sale $449.95 (Reg. $650)

  • Weight: 2.6 oz
  • Battery life: Up to 40 days

A high-end GPS watch like the Fenix 7 is a big ticket item. If you have your eye on one of these bad boys, now is the time to act as you can save a cool $200 by getting it during the REI Anniversary Sale. Decked out with an altimeter, heart rate monitor, GPS functionality, and more, this is a powerful tool for any backcountry enthusiast. Trust me guys, this one is worth the investment.

25% Off Outdoor Research Helium Rain Jacket Women’s | Men’s

Sale $127.49 – $134.99 (Reg. $170 – $180)

  • Weight: 6.3 oz
  • Waterproofing: 2.5-layer Pertex Shield Diamond Fuse waterproof/breathable membrane

It’s rare to find a rain jacket in the sub-half-pound weight range, let alone one with the quality, durability, and features of the OR Helium. This premium ultralight piece has long been popular among thru-hikers, and it’s more affordable than ever during the REI Anniversary Sale.

25% Off Black Diamond Spot Headlamp

Sale $37.39 (Reg. $49.95)

  • Weight: 2.7 oz
  • Battery type: AAA

Don’t underestimate the importance of a good headlamp. The Spot 400 has a long-lasting battery and is dimmable from a maximum 400 lumens down to just 6 lumens. It also has red light, strobe, and locking features, as well as a helpful battery indicator light and a comfy headband.

$100 Off Garmin inReach Mini 2

Sale $300 (Reg. $400)

rei anniversary sale black and red garmin inreach mini

  • Weight: 3.5 oz
  • Battery life: Up to 14 days

Bombproof, compact, and jam-packed with features, the Garmin inReach Mini 2 is still arguably the best two-way satellite communicator for backpackers on the market today.

This thing is great for giving you and your loved ones some peace of mind when you’re out trekking in the mountains, but it’s also very functional for everyday needs like staying in touch with folks back home, keeping an eye on the forecast even when you don’t have cell service, and basic navigation.

25% Off Altra Timp 5 Trail Runner Women’s | Men’s

Sale $116.19 (Reg. $155)

rei anniversary sale green altra timp 5

  • Weight: 17.1 oz (women’s) | 19.6 oz (men’s)
  • Heel-toe drop: 0mm

The Timp 5 is an alternative to the famous Altra Lone Peak for hikers who love the brand’s zero-drop, minimalist design and wide toe box but need a little more support and a different fit than the LP offers.

25% Off Salomon XA Pro 3D Hiking Shoes Women’s | Men’s

Sale $104.99 (Reg. $140)

rei anniversary sale mint green and grey salomon women's xa pro 3d

  • Weight: 21.2 oz (women’s) | 22.8 oz (men’s)
  • Outsole: All Terrain Contagrip rubber

Some hikers need a little more support and durability than an ultralight trail runner can offer, and that’s where the Salomon XA Pro 3D V9 comes in. It’s still relatively lightweight and breathable, but it’s extremely grippy and tough, making it perfect for hikers who crave more ankle support or anyone planning to trek off-trail or on rugged terrain.

Salomon’s signature Quicklace single-pull lacing system also eliminates the risk of your shoes coming untied multiple times during the day, which is a game-changer.

30% Off REI Flash Air 2 Tent

Sale $230.29 (Reg. $329)

rei anniversary sale yellow and pale blue rei flash air trekking pole tent

  • Weight: 45.65 oz
  • Floor area: 28.72 square feet

This cheerfully colored trekking pole tent packs down small, has fewer breakable parts, and weighs less thanks to the lack of dedicated tent poles. Suitable for both weekend expeditions and thru-hikes, this would be a great choice for a tarptent-curious hiker who wants to find out what all the fuss is about without breaking the bank.

30% Off REI Trailmade 60 Backpack Women’s | Men’s

Sale $125.29 (Reg. $179)

rei anniversary sale turquoise and navy rei trailmade women's pack

  • Weight: 52 oz (women’s) | 54 oz (men’s)
  • Number of exterior pockets: 6 + main compartment

REI’s Trailmade collection was designed to break down barriers to entry in outdoor recreation. These packs are easy to use and can be adjusted to fit a wide variety of body sizes and shapes. The pack is already priced affordably, but it’s 30 percent cheaper than ever during the Anniversary Sale.

20% Off One Full-Price and One Outlet Item (Members Only)

Even if none of the items in the Anniversary Sale’s extensive catalog tempt you, members of the Co-op can still save on one full-price and one Outlet item during the sale (i.e. May 17 – May 27). Use the coupon code ANNIV24 at checkout to take advantage of this deal. For exclusions, visit

20% Off Your Entire Order Through REI Re/Supply (Members Only)

Re/Supply is a platform where REI members can trade in and and buy used gear, helping you save money and keep gear out of the landfill at the same time. Re/Supply includes items that customers have either returned or traded-in that is gently used and ready for more life outside.

Now through May 27, Co-op members can save 20% on their entire cart at REI Re/Supply.

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Comments 2

  • Rachel Griggs : May 23rd

    Do you ship to Australia? If so what are the costs?

  • Jordan : May 23rd

    I recently purchased the Forey II gore-tex jacket from outdoor research and it was 25% off for the sale. I’ve been using it in heavy rain for a couple of days now and it works incredibly well.


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