If you don't buy this gear on sale now, you're going to regret it in a month when you buy it full price. Fortunately for you, everything here is on sale at REI until December 4.
REI Co-op Merino Midweight Base Layer Top Men's ($48; 40 percent off)
A soft, mid-weight merino weave that makes for a great cold weather top.
Thule T2 Pro XT 2-Bike Hitch Rack ($464; 20 percent off)
Hitch racks are the best way to carry bikes, and Thule’s top of the line T2 Pro XT is a staff favorite.
Sorel 1964 Premium T CVS Winter Boots ($105; 25 percent off)
Waterproof and warm with a thick, removable felt liner
REI Co-op Half Dome 2 Plus Tent ($145; 31 percent off)
Already one of the best tents we’ve tested, the Half Dome 2 Plus is a steal at this price.
The North Face ThermoBall Jacket ($149; 25 percent off)
The ThermoBall is impressively warm for its weight and stays toasty if it gets wet
Salomon XA Comp 8 Climashield Waterproof Trail-Running Shoes ($90; 31 percent off)
With a sturdy tread and waterproof upper, the XA Comp 8 is an ideal winter running shoe.
Gerber 36-Inch Splitting Axe ($42; 40 percent off)
The Gerber’s weighted head and no-stick blade mean you’ll chop logs like the woodsman you always wanted to be.
Timbuk2 Classic Print Messenger Bag ($82; 25 percent off)
Timbuk2’s messenger bags are durable, waterproof, and always fit more stuff than you’d expect.
Patagonia Down Sweater ($137; 40 percent off)
The Down Sweater is warm, compressible, and stuffed with humanely sourced 800-fill down feathers.
Ray-Ban New Wayfarer Classic Sunglasses ($115; 20 percent off)
Ray-Ban’s iconic sunglasses, with a modified design for smaller faces.
Garmin Forerunner 235 GPS Heart Rate Monitor Watch ($250; 16 percent off)
An optical heart rate sensor, accurate GPS tracking, and a big color touchscreen.
Pearl Izumi X-Alp Launch II Mountain Bike Shoes Men's ($120; 25 percent off)
These clipless mountain bike shoes with Boa closures are simple to adjust and offer plenty of traction when you’re off the bike
Burton Gore-Tex Gloves ($59; 20 percent off)
Removable liners paired with a Gore-Tex shell, because wet hands suck.
Sorel Out 'N About Slide Slippers ($72; 25 percent off)
Comfy slippers with a tough outsole that won’t disintegrate if you take them outside.
REI Co-op Flexlite Chair ($50; 37 percent off)
The Flexlite is easy to set up and packs away into the size of a loaf of bread.
GoPro HERO5 Black Camera ($350; 12 percent off)
If you don’t have helmet cam footage, did that partial backflip to tomahawk really happen?
Black Diamond Distance Carbon Z Trekking Poles ($120; 25 percent off)
The Carbon Z poles are lightweight and collapse quickly when it’s time to stow them in your pack.
Yakima SkyBox 16 Roof Box ($400; 20 percent off)
The SkyBox 16 has an aerodynamic design and fits skis up to 185cm long.
Fitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate Monitor Fitness Tracker ($100, 33 percent off)
The low-profile Charge 2 measures heart rate and tracks steps.
Salomon Quest Prime GTX Hiking Boots ($145; 25 percent off)
Though lightweight and flexible, these boots have a waterproof membrane that makes them suitable for genuinely poor weather.