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Best Memorial Day sales for outdoor gear

Spring is a great opportunity to stock up on warm weather essentials – not to mention a good time to grab some discounted winter gear. In order to optimize the shopping process for you, we have put together a list of bomber offers and promotions from brands from the outdoor world. We have tested the equipment of all these brands and have also added our product recommendations below. Bookmark this page and keep checking back until Memorial Day For more offers, we’ll update it with the latest promotions that are worth your time.

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Amazon

Promotion: Amazon has steep deals on many products during various spring sales.
Events: Constantly
Our choice: The Apple AirPods are currently 20 percent cheaper. Columnist Jakob Schiller reviewed them when they received an upgrade in 2019.

Backcountry

Promotion: Backcountry is offering up to 50 percent off gear and clothing during its Memorial Day sale.
Events: May 21st to 31st
Our choice: This isn’t currently part of Memorial Day sales, but we love the Altra Provision 4.0 road running shoe, which is 20 percent cheaper right now. It was named “Equipment of the Year” in our Summer Buyer’s Guide for 2020.

BioLite

Promotion: BioLite offers a 25 percent discount on the entire website.
Events: May 21st to 31st
Our choice: The FirePit. We named it “the best portable grill ever” in 2017 and it’s still one of our favorites for tailgate equipment.

Damn hard

Promotion: Darn Tough currently offers free shipping on orders over $ 50. When you sign up for the brand’s newsletter, you’ll receive a free nail care kit with your first purchase.
Events: Constantly
Our choice: The Hiker Micro Crew Cushion Sock. It won our Gear Guy’s test with the best hiking socks.

Eastern mountain sports

Promotion: Eastern Mountain Sports is currently offering up to 75 percent off all clothing during its spring sales.
Events: Now through May 31st
Our choice: The Thunderhead rain jacket. At $ 50, it’s one of our Gear Guy’s favorite deals.

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Promotion: Forsake offers a 25 percent discount on the entire website.
Events: May 22nd to 31st
Our choice: The patch boot. We featured it in our roundup of the best adventure travel shoes for women.

Huckberry

Promotion: There are some gems in Huckberry’s clearance department right now.
Events: Constantly
Our choice: The Flint and Tinder Waxed Trucker Jacket is a classic. “You will have this jacket for years to come, and will wear it so often that the price sounds like a bargain,” wrote our columnist. The unlined version is currently 30 percent discount.

Brother brothers

Promotion: In Howler’s last call, we found some trustworthy shirts.
Events: Constantly
Our choice: The H Bar B Snapshirt. Our equipment editor recommended it because it “made him feel more comfortable in the office without looking like a slut that had just rolled out of bed.”

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Promotion: Janji offers up to 30 percent off clothing and apparel.
Events: The brand’s Memorial Day sale begins May 24th
Our choice: Be on the lookout for the AFO women’s middle shorts. We checked them out in our last landing gear recap in the summer buyer’s guide.

Interested

Promotion: Keen offers up to 30 percent discounts on selected products.
Events: May 16 to 31
Our choice: The Terradora II Strappy, one of the best water shoes of 2021.

Kelty

Promotion: Kelty offers a 25 percent discount on the entire website.
Events: May 21st to June 1st
Our choice: Keep an eye out for a replenishment of the Low Loveseat. It’s one of the most desirable pieces of equipment we’ve reviewed.

Maho Shades

Promotion: Use the code STRIPES20 for a 20 percent discount on the entire website.
Events: May 24th to 31st
Our choice: The Charleston 2 sunglasses. We checked them out on the travel page of our winter buying guide.

Osprey

Promotion: Some of our favorite Osprey daypacks are up for sale.
Events: Constantly
Our choice: The Archeon Package. The 70 liter version was the best travel bag in our 2020 Summer Buyer’s Guide.

Po Campo

Promotion: Po Campo offers a 20 percent discount on panniers with the code B2WW panniers.
Events: Now through May 21st

KING

Promotion: There are currently many ongoing offers ahead of REI’s annual anniversary sale, which begins May 21st.
Events: Constantly
Our choice: The Hoka One One Challenger ATR 5 trail running shoes. Our Gear Guy loves them because they’re easy on the knees.

Stio

Promotion: Stio offers free shipping on orders over $ 99, and we’re already looking at some tough winter clothing deals.
Events: The brand’s Memorial Day sale begins May 27th and continues through May 31st
Our choice: The Colter Down jacket with 650 fillings is currently available at half price.

yeti

Promotion: Yeti offers free text and monogram customizations when you purchase drinks.
Events: May 27th to June 1st
Our choice: The Rambler 26 ounce vacuum bottle with tucker cap. Our gear obsessed columnist Jakob Schiller loves this everyday bottle.

Top offers that we keep an eye on

Altra Commission 4.0 running shoe ($ 104; 20 percent off)

(Photo: Courtesy of Altra)

This shoe was named “Equipment of the Year” in our summer 2020 buying guide. The “support system that can be switched on as required ensures an exceptionally comfortable ride,” wrote our testers. “It’s a great choice for neutral runners whose feet collapse inward when they’re tired and for chronic pronators who are fed up with bulky shoes.”

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Smith Lowdown Slim 2 ChromaPop Sunglasses ($ 82; 45 percent off)

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The Lowdown Slims are Ariella Gintzler’s favorite glasses. “The Lowdown Slim is a smaller, thinner version of Smith’s classic Lowdown frame and has the same sporty yet stylish androgynous shape that blends equally well on a snowfield, singletrack, or sidewalk,” she wrote.

The North Face Flight Futurelight Jacket (Men’s) ($ 168; 40 percent off)

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The Flight Futurelight is one of our favorite bowls for trail runs in all weathers. “The Futurelight membrane works like a nano-sieve: It is air-permeable, but not water-permeable, therefore completely weatherproof and remarkably breathable,” wrote tester Martin Fritz Huber in our summer buying guide for 2020.

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