Our Favorite Gear at Backcountry's Semi-Annual Sale

It's time to get in on some great deals

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Backcountry’s Semi-Annual Sale is happening today through August 22 with clothing, gear, and accessories marked down as low as 50 percent off. Here are ten of our favorite deals.

Camp Chef Teton 2-Burner Stove ($60; 20 percent off)

(Camp Chef)

It may not look like much, but don’t let the bare-bones exterior fool you. The Teton’s intuitive dual-burner design performs well without being overkill. The burly, nonstick steel grate is nickel coated, so it won't rip up burger patties, and sturdy adjustable feet make balancing a big pot of boiling pasta on a rocky beach breezy.

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Patagonia Micro Puff Insulated Jacket ($174; 30 percent off)


This superlight jacket is filled with Patagonia’s proprietary PlumaFill insulation which is made of hydrophobic polyester fibers that mimic the structure of down while still retaining synthetic’s warm-when-wet properties. Rather than being blown into baffles like other synthetic down fibers, the PlumaFill is tacked between sheets of ten-denier nylon fabric in long strands, so it won’t shift and create cold spots. 

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Goal Zero Nomad 13 Solar Panel ($82; 45 percent off)

(Goal Zero)

If you’re traveling somewhere with great access to sun, a solar panel is a great option for an energy source. Use the Nomad 13 to charge your device directly, or connect it to an external battery to store juice for later. 

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Alps Mountaineering Camp Table ($38; 45 percent off)

(Alps Mountaineering)

Once you invest in a car camping table, you never go back. This lightweight and sturdy aluminum table seats four and collapses down to the size of a fence post when not in use.

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Ruffwear Cloud Chaser Dog Softshell Jacket ($33; 58 percent off)


Don’t let the weather stop you from taking your pup on a summit push. This softshell jacket is waterproof, windproof, and features reflective trim and light loops to keep your pup visible at night.

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Ultimate Direction Mountain 3.0 11 Liter Hydration Vest ($85; 45 percent off)

(Ultimate Direction)

Designed by ultrarunner Anton Krupicka, this vest carries just the essentials. It includes two soft flasks, dual ice axe loops, trekking pole straps, and a large 11-liter main back compartment.

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Snow Peak Trek 1400 Titanium Cookset ($44; 26 percent off)

(Snow Peak)

Lighten up your cook set with this titanium pot, pan, and carrying case. The whole package weighs just seven ounces but doesn't skimp on features. The pot holds four cups of water and the lid doubles as a frying pan.

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Patagonia Black Hole 25 Liter Backpack ($90; 30 percent off)


The Black Hole backpack brings the familiar burliness of Patagonia’s beloved duffels to an everyday bag. The 25-liter bag has an internal laptop sleeve can double as a hydration sleeve when out on a weekend hike.

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Ruffwear Dirt Bag Seat Cover ($48; 40 percent off)


This waterproof cover saves your backseat from muddy paws, wet fur, and dog slobber. It has openings for seat belts and easily folds into its own pocket for when you have human passengers.

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Suunto Ambit3 Vertical Watch ($234; 50 percent off)


The Ambit3 is equipped with GPS, an altimeter, and an integrated compass. Its most appealing feature? Over 100 hours of battery life when used with minimum GPS tracking. 

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