REI’s End of Season Clearance Sale marks the beginning of cooler days—and hopefully a snowy winter. The sale runs from Friday, October 11, through Monday, October 15, and it’s the best time to stock up on deals from Prana, Arc’teryx, Patagonia, The North Face, and many, many other brands. Here are some of our favorite deals from the sale.
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Astral Layla Women’s PFD ($37; 74 percent off)
Astral has long been our go-to brand for quality life jackets with bang-up features. The Layla is no exception, with a women-specific fit that allows more room in the chest; its slimmer front profile reduces chafing while you’re out on long paddles.
Big Agnes Tufly SL 2+ Tent ($225; 44 percent off)
This two-person tent is built to withstand three-season temperatures and has two doors and two vestibules for easy access. The nylon and mesh panels are strategically placed to provide optimal privacy where you need it and breathability where you don’t.
Black Diamond Orbit Lantern ($18; 40 percent off)
A flashlight and lantern in one, the Orbit is great to have around camp when night hits. The 105-lumen light operates with one button to transition among flashlight, lantern, and dual (lantern and flashlight both illuminated) modes.
REI Co-op Tilt Tights ($27; 55 percent off)
These emerged as the best budget leggings in our editor’s test. “I’m continually delighted,” she concluded, “by these budget-friendly leggings. Sure, they don’t have many bells and whistles, but they get the job done without compromising important features.”
Buff Original Multifunctional Headwear ($7; 63 percent off)
The Buff is one of the most versatile pieces of gear you can throw in your pack. It’s made from soft polyester microfiber, and you can use it as a neck warmer, twist the ends together to make a hat, or even wear it as a bandana.
Cocoon Ultralight Air-Core Pillow ($22; 40 percent off)
Save your neck on your next camping trip with the Cocoon Ultralight pillow. In a few short breaths, you’ll have 4.5 inches of pure comfort ready to carry you into a beautiful night’s sleep.
Duer L2X Men’s Relaxed Fit Pants ($67; 48 percent off)
A mix of CoolMax polyester and Lycra spandex, these jeans are made to move around in. The relaxed fit gives you ample room, and the fibers are impregnated with silver ions to naturally repel bacteria.
ENO DoubleNest Printed Hammock ($42; 48 percent off)
The DoubleNest is made to hold two people (400 pounds) and packs down to the size of a grapefruit. Weighing just over one pound, this hammock turns any campsite into a chill hangout spot.
Nike Classic Strappy Sports Bra ($15; 63 percent off)
Offering medium support and removable bust pads, the Strappy sports bra is made from Dri-Fit microfiber fabric, which moves sweat away from your body and to the surface, where it evaporates.
Aloha Collection Small Shells Pouch ($16; 44 percent off)
Whether you use it as a clutch or for your essentials while traveling, this Aloha Collection pouch is made from lightweight polyurethane-treated fibers to keep the inside dry.
MSR Revo Snowshoes ($97; 46 percent off)
Prepare for a winter full of long hikes in the snow with the Revo snowshoes. The DuoFit bindings accommodate a wide range of footwear and operate easily when you have bulky gloves on.
Osprey Nebula 34 Pack ($67; 44 percent off)
Perfect for daily commuting or short weekend trips, the Nebula has several pockets for organizing your small essentials. The front stretch pocket provides a great place to stuff an extra layer.
Patagonia Nano-Air Light Hybrid Insulated Jacket ($74; 63 percent off)
The hybrid construction of the Nano-Air Light will keep you nice and toasty on your active pursuits thanks to the lightweight wicking bubble-knit fabric on the backs of the arms and in the side and back panels.
PrAna Stretch Zion Shorts ($37; 46 percent off)
Your new summer do-everything shorts, the Zion is made from super-stretchy nylon and spandex. The abrasion-resistant fabric is naturally UPF 50, and the built-in belt makes sure you always have a snug fit.
REI Co-op Magma 850 Down Jacket ($99; 48 percent off)
The Magma jacket is packed with high-quality 850-fill down to keep you toasty in cold temperatures. The jacket weighs a whopping 10.8 ounces but packs into its own pocket for easy storing.
REI Co-op Lightweight Logo Beanie ($5; 66 percent off)
Made from warm, itch-free wool-acrylic fabric, the Logo beanie wicks and breathes to keep you comfortable when you’re working hard or the day warms up. One size fits most.
'The Push' by Tommy Caldwell ($6; 65 percent off)
The Push: A Climber's Search for the Path is an inspiring memoir by Tommy Caldwell, the first person to free-climb the Dawn Wall of Yosemite’s El Capitan.
Sea to Summit Ultralight Hammock ($47; 48 percent off)
Saxx Vibe Boxer Briefs ($16; 49 percent off)
The Vibe boxers have changed the way many men wear boxers thanks to their BallPark pouch. Soft viscose fabric, supportive construction, and fun patterns are just a few of the reasons Saxx is the unofficial underwear of Outside’s male employees.
The North Face Ventrix Insulated Jacket ($74; 63 percent off)
The synthetic insulation in the Ventrix is made to be active, with gill-like vents, cut into the underarms, to dump heat. The soft face fabric glides easily under your shell for perfect layering when the weather turns.