Gifts You Should Buy at REI's Clearance Sale

Now is the best time to grab last-minute gifts for everyone on your list

REI's end of season clearance event is here. Check out these deals while supplies last. (Hugo Villegas/Unsplash)
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The holidays are fast approaching and if you’re like us, you’re probably scrambling to gather last-minute gifts. Thankfully, the REI Holiday Clearance Sale is here so you can score up to 50 percent off on quality gear for the outdoorsy person on your list. Here are nine products that we think are worth gifting. 

MPowerd Luci Color Essence Inflatable Solar Lantern ($18; 28 percent off)

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Bring some holiday spirit to your next campsite with the Color Essence inflatable solar lantern. Choose between ten different color light settings and deflate it when the night is over to save space around camp.

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Yeti Tumblers (25 percent off)

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There are a bunch of Yeti tumblers on sale. They’re a staff favorite for morning coffee, afternoon tea, and everything in between. The red and white colorways are currently 25 percent off. Note: you have to add them your cart to see the discount.

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Yakima SkyRise 2 Rooftop Tent ($749; 38 percent off)

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Yakima’s Skyrise 2 has a wall-to-wall, 2.5-inch thick mattress that puts your traditional backpacking sleeping pad to shame. Unlike other popular rooftop tents, which bolt onto your roof rack, the SkyRise uses simple but sturdy plastic clamps, making it the easiest-to-install rooftop tent we've tested. (Need a little more space? The three-person model is also on sale.)

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REI Co-op Base Camp 6 Tent ($269; 40 percent off)

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If you’re taking your family out next spring, give the kiddos a little more space with the six-person Base Camp tent. It sets up in minutes, has two doors, and the dome-style construction offers lots of headspace. 

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GoTenna Mesh Text and Location Communicator ($125; 30 percent off)

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Never lose contact with your friends in the woods again with this communication set. The Mesh lets you send texts, view maps, and share GPS locations from your smartphone without cell or Wi-Fi service.

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Sol Urban Survivor Kit ($40; 50 percent off)

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Have a prepper on your list this year? If disaster strikes, this Urban Survivor kit has everything they need to survive for at least 72 hours. It includes a full medical kit, an emergency blanket, fire starters, 10 packets of water, and four food bars.

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REI Co-op Quarter Dome 2 Tent ($209; 40 percent off)

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If you want to go fast and light, the Quarter Dome 2 tent is your ticket. Weighing in at three-pounds five-ounces, it has two vestibules and two doors so two adults can comfortably get in and out without bothering the other party.

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United By Blue Chopper Mittens ($34; 50 percent off)

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Made from sturdy but buttery-soft bison leather, the Chopper mittens will be the first things you reach for to chop firewood—or really any other task when the mercury drops below freezing.

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