Deals Worth Spending Your Holiday Cash On

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Consider these ten deals when you spend your extra holiday cash this season. (Holly Mandarich/Unsplash)

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Hopefully, this holiday season brought you everything you were looking for—quality time with loved ones, that new ski setup you’ve been eyeing for months, or maybe just a much needed break from work. If you were lucky enough to receive some cash as a gift this year, here are ten products you might want to add to your gear closet. And they’re all on sale. 

Rumpl Puffy Blanket ($96; 25 percent off)

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Snuggle up with this synthetic blanket on your next camping trip, or even use it on your couch at home. It comes with a stuffsack for easy transportation and has a DWR finish to resist water, stains, and dog hair.

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Sea to Summit Ultralight Hammock Bundle ($75; 40 percent off)

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It’s never too early to start preparing for your summer hang sessions, and this hammock bundle will help you trim down weight. The set comes with an ultralight (8.4-ounce) one-person hammock and two eight-foot-long suspension straps that make hanging it a breeze.

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Buff High UV Coolmax Multifunctional Headwear ($17; 32 percent off)

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Perfect for protecting your face on the slopes or during an afternoon run, this Buff piece is made from breathable polyester that’s up to UPF 20. It can be worn more than 13 different ways—from a hat to a headband to a neck gaiter.

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Hydro Flask 10-Ounce Rocks Cup ($21; 30 percent off)

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Keep your whiskey or cocktail cold for hours in the Rocks cup. Despite its simple design, we appreciate well-thought-out features like the smooth, beveled bottom, which provides a comfy shelf for your pinky finger and allows the cup to sit securely in your hand.

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Petzl Grigri 2 Belay Device ($75; 25 percent off)

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The Grigri 2  is an assisted-braking belay device that will help you feel a little more at ease up on the wall or belaying your friends. The system automatically catches your partner if they fall unexpectedly, and the brake handle gives you better control when lowering them down the wall.

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Woolrich Wool Men’s Buffalo Flannel Shirt ($101; 25 percent off)

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There’s nothing more classic than a red-and-black-checkered flannel, and this one is made from high-quality blended-wool fabric, so you can actually wear it to hike or chop wood or ice skate without worrying about sweating. The two buttoned chest pockets provide a safe place to stash keys or credit cards. 

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Crescent Moon Eva All-Foam Snowshoe ($152; 15 percent off)

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The Eva All-Foam snowshoes naturally bend with your foot as you walk, thanks to flexible EVA foam construction. The adjustable straps will fit shoe sizes from a women’s 7 to a men’s 14.

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Tepui Baja Series Ayer Mesh Tent ($694; 25 percent off)

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This two-person tent is ideal for use in warmer climates, thanks to mesh panels that allow air to easily pass through. Inside the tent, you’ll find a built-in high-density foam mattress so you don’t have to fiddle with sleeping pads.

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