The Best Deals at REI's Gear Up Get Out Sale

Get your holiday shopping done early during this 10-day sale

REI's Gear Up Get Out sale runs until November 19th. Are you ready? (Braxton Stuntz/Unsplash)
Photo: Braxton Stuntz/Unsplash sale

When you buy something using the retail links in our stories, we earn an affiliate commission that helps pay for our work. Read more about Outside’s affiliate policy.

REI’s Gear Up Get Out sale runs from November 9 to 19 and is a great time to stock up on winter essentials and holiday gifts. REI members save 20 percent off on one full-price item and an extra 20 percent on one REI Outlet item.

Read on for our overall favorite deals. 

About Our Deals Coverage

We work with top retailers and brands to find the best deals on outdoor gear. Then our editors and writers carefully review the sales to select the products we’ve used and trust. When you click a Buy Now button in this story, it will take you to the brand whose sale we’re covering.

Review our affiliate link policy

20 Percent Off Yakima Racks, Roof Boxes, and Rack Accessories


If you’re going to follow Gear Guy Joe Jackson’s advice on how to roof-rack anything, you’ll need a solid base rack. Get any of the Yakima roof systems now while they’re 20 percent off.

Buy Now

20 Percent Off All Atlas, MSR, and Tubbs Snowshoes and Poles


Snowshoe season is coming. During the Gear Up Get Out sale, have your pick of snowshoes from Atlas, MSR, or Tubbs for 20 percent off.

Buy Now

25 Percent Off All Astral PFDs and Footwear


Outside editor Emily Reed called the Astral BlueJacket the PFD of the future. Upgrade your life jacket for a fraction of the original price and enjoy being on the water longer. Need new water shoes? The Astral Brewer is one of the best ever made.

Buy Now

20 Percent Off All Smith Snow Helmets, Goggles, and Sunglasses

(REI Co-op)

Now is the time to stock up the skiing essentials, including the Smith Quantum MIPS helmet, which we dubbed one of the best snowsports helmets of 2018 for its “extremely intuitive magnetic strap connector that closes easily with one hand and its supremely well-fitting Boa tightening system.”

Buy Now

20 Percent Off All Backcountry Access Float Airbags

buyer's guide
(Courtesy BCA)

Our testers hailed the Float 32 as a “workhorse of an avy pack” in our 2019 Winter Buyer’s Guide. The 32-liter bag has enough space to carry your touring essentials (shovel, beacon, and probe), plus an airbag that inflates to potentially help you float over the snow in the case of an avalanche.

Buy Now

30 Percent Off All Men’s Smartwool Underwear


Start your layering process off right with these merino underwear, which are 30 percent off.

Buy Now

30 Percent Off All Women’s Smartwool Sports Bras and Intimates


The Smartwool PhD Seamless Strappy Sports Bra has been a staff favorite this summer for its breathability and ability to be worn for weeks on end without gathering stink.

Buy Now

25 Percent Off All LifeStraw Filters and Accessories

cheap gear
(Courtesy LifeStraw)

The LifeStraw, which filters out 99.99 percent of bacteria and protazoa, is one of the simplest filters on the market—simply dip it into your water source and drink. We like it so much that we included a version of the filter in our 2018 roundup of the best men’s thru-hiking gear.

Buy Now

25 Percent Off All MSR Dromedary Bags

(Courtesy MSR)

We love MSR Dromedary bags because they’re completely packable and incredibly easy to fill. Webbing along the side rails makes them easy to hang from a tree branch at your campsite.

Buy Now

30 Percent Off All Luci Lanterns

off grid
(Courtesy MPOWERD)

It’s no secret that Outside staffers highly endorse MPowerd Luci lights. They pack small, are solar powered, and cast a beautiful glow over any campsite.

Buy Now

25 Percent Off All Adventure Medical Kits Mountain Series First-Aid Kits

(Adventure Medical Kits)

We think you should always leave your first aid to the professionals and pack a premade first-aid kit. We recommend Adventure Medical Kits above all others.

Buy Now

40 Percent Off All PackTowl Luxe Towels

(Courtesy PackTowl)

Perfect for camping or keeping in your car for impromptu swims, the PackTowl towel is made from absorbent, fast-drying polyester. A hang loop and zippered storage pouch offer easy drying and packing.

Buy Now

More Gear