REI Is Having a Massive Sale—And *These* Are the Deals You Absolutely Cannot Miss

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It’s no secret that hiking, camping, and simply being out in nature has a slew of health benefits, including minimizing stress and battling brain fog. Lucky for us, REI—the retailer known for its wide array of outdoor apparel, gear, and footwear—wants to help you get outdoors more often with a massive sale, with discounts on brands like Columbia, Patagonia, The North Face, and many, many more.

Now, you can save on *thousands* of fitness and outdoor essentials including apparel, warm accessories, footwear, and camping and hiking gear. Seriously, we could spend hours upon hours combing through the mega retailer’s seemingly limitless inventory (and we have! See here). But if you’re short on time or overwhelmed by all the options (understandable), we are sharing our absolute favorite products worth adding to your cart. That way, you can get straight to shopping, and in turn, outside faster. Just note that everything will be on sale only until supplies last—once it’s gone, it’s gone for good.

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Fitness deals

Altra Lone Peak 7 Trail-Running Shoes
Altra, Lone Peak 7 Trail-Running Shoes — $75.00

Originally $150, now $75

Available sizes: 5-12, in half sizes and two widths

Boasting the American Podiatric Medical Association Seal of Acceptance, podiatrists love Altra for its supportive fit and wide-toe box, and the Lone Peak 7 Trail-Running Shoes offer both of these things. The pair also features a foam midsole to keep you light on your feet and traction underfoot as you traverse through rocky trails or paved streets.

Colors: 5

Smartwool Run Cold Weather Targeted Cushion Crew Socks
Smartwool, Run Cold Weather Targeted Cushion Crew Socks — $18.00

Originally $23, now $18

Available sizes: S-L

When venturing outdoors, comfort is paramount—and these Smartwool Crew Socks offer just that. Made from cozy merino wool to wick away sweat and maximize airflow, the socks cushion the undersides of your feet to help provide added protection and comfort with every step while helping to reduce chafing and pain. It’ll keep your toes toasty-warm, too—this pair is made for the cold.

Colors: 1

Columbia Back Beauty Warm Hybrid Tights
Columbia, Back Beauty Warm Hybrid Tights — $53.00

Originally $70, now $53

Sizes: XS-XXL

Snug enough for winter but breathable enough for warmer weather, the Columbia Back Beauty Warm Hybrid Tights are a perfect year-round staple. The leggings are blended with elastane for a flexible fit for freedom of movement, and the brand’s Omni-Wick technology wicks sweat from your body to keep you dry when you need it most. Best of all, they’re half off the original price.

Colors: 3

Kari Traa Edith Long-Sleeve Base Layer Top
Kari Traa, Edith Long-Sleeve Base Layer Top — $75.00

Originally $100, now $75

Sizes: XS-XL

W+G Commerce Editor Francesca Krempa swears by Kari Traa for keeping her warm on and off the slopes. Made from 100 percent merino wool, this long-sleeve top that’s warm but breathable—a winning combination—and it features underarm panels for extra ventilation. If this isn’t enough to convince you, the adorable pattern will.

Colors: 1

New Balance Achiever Fleece Pullover
New Balance, Achiever Fleece Pullover — $30.00

Originally $100, now $30

Sizes: S-XL

Yes, the New Balance Achiever Fleece Pullover is as soft as it looks and thanks to moisture-wicking polyester, it will keep you toasty without making you sweaty. It’s just what we want to wear when on leisurely walks, running errands, or on the couch. Plus, the kangaroo pouch is perfect for storing essentials.

Colors: 3

Saucony Stopwatch T-Shirt
Saucony, Stopwatch T-Shirt — $22.00

Originally $22, now $22

Sizes: XS-XXL

Wear this Saucony Stopwatch T-shirt on jogs, hikes, hot girl walks—just about anything. The short-sleeve T-shirt is made from polyester fabric that is lightweight and breezy (just what you want when temperatures rise!), and it’s available in four colors, including three bright hues to add a little more fun to your workout wardrobe.

Colors: 4

Athleta Trekkie North Shorts
Athleta, Trekkie North Shorts — $41.00

Originally $59, now $41

Available sizes: 14-26

If you, like us, love the Athleta Trekkie Joggers, you are bound to fall in love with Trekkie North Shorts, too. Made from moisture-wicking recycled nylon and polyester (and spandex for stretch) you can count on for spring and summer, these shorts are ideal for hikes, runs, and long walks outside. It also features UPF50+ to offer protection from UV rays, and zipper pockets for your phone, wallet, and keys—a big plus.

Colors: 3

Brooks 3 Pocket Sports Bra
Brooks, 3 Pocket Sports Bra — $35.00

Originally $50, now $35

Available sizes: 32A/B-38DD/E

Ironman champion Meaghan Praznik previously called this her “holy grail” sports bra. “It’s super breathable—the fabric is just like butter. There is no chafing, it’s thin yet supportive,” she told Well+Good. “If I do want to run just in my sports bra, I feel more comfortable because there’s more coverage, and it keeps me feeling really secure and locked in, but it’s also super lightweight.” Snag yours now while it’s on sale.

Colors: 1

Sweaty Betty Super Soft Zip-Up Bomber Top
Sweaty Betty, Super Soft Zip-Up Bomber Top — $103.00

Originally $148, now $103

Sizes: XXS-XXL

Designed to take you from studio to street, the Sweaty Betty Soft Zip-Up Bomber Top is a must for casual and active pursuits. What’s more, the stretchy fabric offers flexibility for a full range of motion. The side pockets are a plus, too, and they’re the ideal size for your phone, wallet, and keys.

Colors: 2

Ultimate Direction Ultra Vesta 6.0 Hydration Vest
Ultimate Direction, Ultra Vesta 6.0 Hydration Vest — $105.00

Available sizes: S–L

If you’re a long-distance runner, the Ultimate Direction Ultra Vesta 6.0 Hydration Vest is a must. Despite its streamlined appearance, it holds a surprising amount of water and more; it has a large back pocket for your phone, a protein bar, energy gels, and other essentials, pockets for two water bottles, and a rear compartment that accommodates a two-liter reservoir.

Colors: 1

Outdoor Research Equinox Cape Cap
Outdoor Research, Equinox Cape Cap — $13.00

Originally $35, now $13

Whether you’re recreating outside or just in your own backyard, the Outdoor Research Equinox Cape Cap will protect you from the sun. The cap combines UPF50+ fabric, a 2.75-inch brim, and perforated side panels for breathability, and the removable cape works to protect your ears, sides of the face, and neck. Plus, it will stay where you want it—on your head—thanks to an adjustable drawstring.

Colors: 2

Janji Janji x La Sportiva Multipass Sling Bag
Janji, Janji x La Sportiva Multipass Sling Bag — $40.00

Originally $38, now $31

This Janji x Sportiva Multipass Sling Bag is just as stylish as it is practical. Made from ripstop nylon, it’s durable and water-resistant which makes it perfect for active outdoor types. Without being overly bulky, the two-liter sling bag has enough storage to carry a phone, wallet, and even a water bottle. The nylon strap is also highly adjustable, and a secondary crossbody strap prevents it from bouncing around as you move.

Bodyglide For Her Anti-Chafe Formula Skin Protectant
Bodyglide, For Her Anti-Chafe Formula Skin Protectant — $2.00

Originally $6, now $2

One REI must-have, according to REI associate Hannah Kitterman? “Bodyglide,” she says. “Chafing is inevitable when running, but you can mitigate the severity with any lubricant. I always run with a small stick of Bodyglide, no matter the weather or time of year.” Bodyglide’s non-greasy, water and sweat-resistant formula contains aloe vera and vitamin E to soothe and moisturize skin—and it glides on just like deo.

BioLite HeadLamp 200
BioLite, HeadLamp 200 — $27.00

Originally $40, now $27

When you’re running in the dark, the BioLite Headlamp 200 will illuminate the path ahead of you. The rechargeable headlamp features four lighting modes, plus is water-resistant, which makes it suitable for runs in light rain. It also doubles as a sweatband and works to wick away moisture—and sweat—from your face.

Colors: 3

Camping + backpacking deals

Mountain Hardwear Exposure:2 Gore-Tex Paclite Jacket
Mountain Hardwear, Exposure/2 Gore-Tex Paclite Jacket — $165.00

Originally $220, now $164

Sizes: XS-XL

Made with camping, backpacking, and other outdoor activities in mind, the Mountain Hardwear Paclite Jacket features a waterproof nylon shell, a large hood, and extra-long sleeves to protect you from the elements. On top of that, the fabric is lightweight and bulk-free so it’s easy to pack and will barely take up space in your backpack. Also the color? B-e-autiful.

Colors: 1

REI Co-op Trailmade Waterproof Hiking Boots
REI Co-op, Trailmade Waterproof Hiking Boots — $42.00

Originally $140, now $42

Sizes: 6-11, with half sizes and two widths

If you’re looking for a pair of hiking boots, look no further than REI’s sale. The Trailmade Waterproof Hiking Boots are waterproof with breathable uppers and lugged soles to offer traction on rocky terrain. They also feature supportive EVA midsoles to pad your every step—a plus if you’re planning to walk miles in these boots.

Colors: 3

Patagonia Black Hole Duffel 70L
Patagonia, Black Hole Duffel 70L — $139.00

Originally $199, now $139

Durable, water resistant, and versatile, the Patagonia Black Hole Duffel is perfect for your gear or essentials for a spontaneous weekend getaway. It features a capacity of 70 liters, with multiple exterior and interior pockets to keep everything in place. What’s more? The Black Hole Duffel also offers you the freedom to travel as you like: You can carry it by its top handles or wear it like a backpack.

Colors: 1

Sea to Summit Comfort Plus Insulated Air Sleeping Pad
Sea to Summit, Comfort Plus Insulated Air Sleeping Pad — $101.00

Originally $169, now $101

Sizes: Regular-Large

REI Co-op Sales and Service Specialist Mike Kreis says he always uses a sleeping pad under his sleeping bag on camping trips. “I love my Sea to Summit Comfort Plus Insulated Air Sleeping Pad, though it’s not a cheap option,” he says. But considering the Comfort Plus Pad’s duo-layered air chambers—which allows you to adjust the density depending on the terrain—and the insulating technology that stops heat loss in its tracks, it is worth the splurge.

Nemo Fillo Elite Pillow
Nemo, Fillo Elite Pillow — $45.00

Originally $60, now $45

The Nemo Fillo Elite Pillow offers you a comfortable place to rest your head when you’re far away from your bed. The inflatable pillow is filled with PrimaLoft—synthetic fibers made to mimic down insulation—and encased in a jersey fabric to help promote a peaceful night’s sleep. Between uses, it packs down to the size of a lime, making it travel-friendly.

Colors: 1

Black Diamond Trail Back Trekking Poles
Black Diamond, Trail Back Trekking Poles — $70.00

Originally $100, now $70

For improved stability on demanding hikes, the Black Diamond trekking poles are a winner. The pair is made from sturdy aluminum, and it features easy-to-use adjustment mechanisms. The grips are made from EVA foam that offers a secure hold. No matter the season or terrain, these trekking poles can adapt in a pinch so you can conquer trails with confidence. Oh, and they’re packable, too!

Grayl GeoPress Water Filter and Purifier Bottle
Grayl, GeoPress Water Filter and Purifier Bottle — $80.00

Originally $100, now $80

Perfect for backpacking trips or an at-home emergency kit, the Grayl GeoPress Water Filter and Purifier Bottle is great to have on hand when you have limited water access. The bottle filters out bacteria and protozoa from freshwater sources—and it works quickly, too. It purifies up to 24 fluid ounces of water in just five seconds. A bonus: You’ll only need to replace its carbon filter every 65 gallons.

Volume: 24 fl. oz.

Fore Winds Luxe Camp Stove
Fore Winds, Luxe Camp Stove — $119.00

Originally $200, now $119

If you want to take your culinary skills to the backcountry, this Fore Winds Luxe Camp Stove is for you. It has a wind-resistant design consisting of a single burner and weighs only six pounds, making it easy to transport. It also features a safety mechanism that secures the gas cartridge in place and automatically detaches it when temperatures run too hot. Best of all, you can snag it for almost $100 off its original price.

Mountainsmith Lichen Peak 2P Tent With Footprint
Mountainsmith, Lichen Peak 2P Tent With Footprint — $109.00

Originally $220, now $109

The Mountainsmith Lichen Peak Tent has a roomy interior that accommodates two people and a lightweight design that doesn’t bog down your pack (It only weighs five pounds!). On the inside of the tent are mesh pockets to provide storage. What’s more, it has a waterproof exterior and it comes with a groundsheet to protect the tent floor.

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