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Arc'teryx Atom LT Hoodie (Men's)

$259 $207 from REI 20% off

This is the hoodie you’d want to pack when hiking the PCT. It’s highly compressible and has a lightweight synthetic fill, and the stretchy fleece side panels and underarms make the hoodie less bulky and more comfortable. We love the strategic insulation in the torso, arms, and hood. When paired with a shell, the Atom LT is a toasty midlayer for long resort days.

Black Diamond Storm Headlamp

$50 $37 from REI 26% off

The Storm is the perfect example of how far headlamps have come. It’s moderately priced but pumps out 350 lumens from a proximity beam—ideal for working in close quarters or as a spotlight when you’re on the trail. We really like the battery meter, which shows how much juice you have left in your AAAs. Oh, and it’s fully waterproof.