This month is REI’s 80th anniversary and to celebrate they’re having the biggest sale of the year, featuring markdowns on nearly 2,000 products. The deals are on from May 18 through May 28. Here are some of the ones that caught our eyes.
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Arc’teryx Captive Polo Shirt ($50; 26 percent off)
A blend of cotton, polyester, and spandex, the Captive is lightweight and quick drying. The polo style is cool on hot days but can also be dressed up. Truly it's one shirt that you can wear anywhere.
Patagonia Capilene Daily Graphic T-Shirt ($27; 30 percent off)
The lightweight Capilene polyester jersey of this T-shirt has superior stretch and is smooth and comfortable against the skin for cool, non-bunching comfort. The fabric is treated with odor-fighting Polygiene so you can wear it for days without washing.
Manduka Eko SuperLite Travel Yoga Mat ($31; 25 percent off)
Take your yoga on the road with the Eko SuperLite Travel yoga mat. Made from biodegradable rubber, it contains no PVC and weighs only two pounds so it can be folded to fit in your travel bag.
Patagonia Capilene Daily Tank Top ($17; 32 percent off)
The stretchiest baselayer Patagonia makes, the Daily tank is light, airy, and breathable—perfect for traveling in tropical places.
The North Face Electra Daypack ($40; 25 percent off)
The Electra daypack features a women-specific back panel and shoulder straps with a hideaway sternum strap and soft, breathable mesh. The main compartment has a fleece-lined tablet sleeve and there’s a front stretch-mesh panel for easy stashing.
ExOfficio Modern Travel Bra ($50; 25 percent off)
The Modern Travel bra is a one-bra quiver with tech fabric, fully adjustable straps, and a packable, shape-retaining design.
Eagle Creek Gear Warrior Wheeled Duffel ($240; 20 percent off)
Rugged, durable, and versatile, the Gear Warrior has everything we look for in large travel bag. There’s a large main compartment with compression straps, a zip mesh organizer pocket, oversize super-tread wheels, and comfortable extendable handle.
Eagle Creek Original Pack-It Cube Set ($27; 20 percent off)
This three-pouch set is made of washable, odor-resistant polyester with a mesh top so you can see what's inside. The cubes compress either folded or rolled clothing items. The smaller cube can also stow electronics cords and accessories.
O’Neill Traveler Cargo Hybrid Shorts ($52; 25 percent)
Made from quick-drying ripstop fabric, the Traveler Cargo Hybrid shorts are fully loaded with features to make your adventures less complicated. They include tricks like a hidden passport pocket and a place to hold your knife and pliers.
Osprey Fairview 40 Travel Pack ($120; 25 percent off)
Designed for globe-trotting women, the Fairview can be carried as a backpack, as a messenger bag, or as a duffel with a padded shoulder strap. A women-specific design ensures a comfortable fit, while dual front mesh pockets, a laptop sleeve, and large zippered main compartment keep everything organized.
Patagonia Black Hole Duffel 60-Liter ($97; 25 percent off)
This is the bag that most Outside editors travel with. The 60-liter size is perfect for everything from short weekend trips to longer monthlong ventures. The burly, water-resistant outer shell can withstand the harshest airplane baggers and the backpack straps make it easy to carry.
Timbuk2 Blink Pack ($89; 25 percent off)
Bigger than it looks, the 28-liter Blink has water-resistant 420-denier ripstop nylon construction that's tough enough for years of travel. A large clamshell opening makes access easy to get into while external compression straps cinch down to stabilize and streamline your load, and a side stretch pocket is perfect for a water bottle or umbrella.
Keen Eco Newport Sandal ($80; 20 percent off)
Lots of sandals will stay on your foot even if you end up swimming a rapid, but we prefer Keen's Newport's for one reason: the added protection that the toe bumper and beefy sidewalls provide.
ExOfficio Give-n-Go Mesh Print Boxer Briefs ($25; 25 percent off)
If you want the fit of boxer briefs paired with the benefits of performance fabric, the Give-n-Go is your best bet. They’re quick to dry, super breathable, and treated with an antimicrobial that helps cut down on odors.