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Backcountry’s Big Memorial Day Sale: Up to 50% Off 100+ Products

Arc’teryx, The North Face, Salomon, and more respectable brands are on sale for Backcountry’s Memorial Day sale. With discounts as deep as 50 percent, this is one sale you won’t want to miss.

We highlighted only our favorites from Backcountry’s sale. It’s much, much bigger. Shop the entire sale with the link below. Be sure to check out select styles from Patagonia, Arc’teryxThe North Face, Marmot, and Backcountry, where you can save an additional 20 percent at checkout. That drops the price by 50 percent for some items!

Backcountry also has a coupon for 20 percent off one full-price piece of outdoor gear using the code TAKE20MAY. That way, you can get a deal no matter what you buy. 

Arc’teryx Atom LT Jackets & Vests: $131-194 (25% Off)

Arcteryx Atom LT Vest Jacket Hoodies

All gear from Arc’teryx is 25 percent off right now. The uber-popular Atom LT line is a standout. We’ve used these versatile jackets and vests from Arc’teryx, and they are great. It is intended for all seasons, has a DWR treatment to shed water, and uses Tyono fabric for wind protection and permeability. Further, for warmth, the Atom LT uses Coreloft insulation to keep you warm during chilly mornings and late camp nights.

Salomon X-Mission 3 Trail Running Shoe — Men’s & Women’s: $86 (25% Off)

Salomon X-Mission 3 Trail Running Shoes

Run your local trails in the Salomon X Mission 3 Trail Running Shoe. It uses a quicklace system for easy adjustment on the go, a breathable mesh upper, and Salomon’s SensiFIT and SensiFLEX technologies for stability and comfort mile after mile.

KÜHL Splash 11 Short: $45 (30% Off)

KÜHL Splash 11 Short

These trail-focused shorts look great in the mountains or the town. With a stretch fabric and touch of cotton, these shorts are comfortable, flexible, and durable. And KÜHL makes them in a ton of colors.

See the KÜHL Splash 11 Short

The North Face Rolling Thunder 22in Carry-On Bag: $202 (25% Off)

The North Face Rolling Thunder 22in Carry-On Bag

Haul the Rolling Thunder Carry-On Bag across the world and expect it to hold up to abuse. That’s because this luggage bag uses The North Face’s Base Camp fabric, which is ultradurable and water-resistant. It has plastic bumpers on wear spots to prevent abrasions and daisy chains for lashing gear.

See The North Face Rolling Thunder Bag

Outdoor Duffels Up to 50% Off
Outdoor Duffels Up to 50% Off

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NEMO Equipment Fillo Luxury Pillow: $37 (25% Off)

NEMO Equipment Fillo Luxury Pillow

How does a luxury pillow sound in the outdoors? Great to us. The NEMO Fillo is an inflatable pillow with microsuede on the outside for next-to-skin comfort.

See the NEMO Fillo Luxury Pillow

prAna Bronson Short — Men’s: $52 (25% Off)

prAna Bronson Short

Rock these prAna shorts all summer long in comfort thanks to a blend of organic cotton with stretch. It has an inseam gusset that promotes mobility when hiking or climbing. And prAna triple stitches it to increase seam durability.

See the men’s prAna Bronson Short

Salomon X Ultra Mid 3 Aero Hiking Boot — Men’s: $97 (25% Off)

Salomon X Ultra Mid 3 Aero Hiking Boot

The X Ultra Mid 3 Aero Hiking Boot is made with breathability at the forefront. So say goodbye to swamp foot. Additionally, it uses Descent Control Techology to improve performance downhill, and a mud guard and heel and toe caps increase protection when you inevitably stub your toe.

See the Salomon X Ultra Mid 3 Aero Hiking Boot

Mountain Hardwear Optic Tent – 2 Person 3 Season: $156 (35% Off)

Mountain Hardwear Optic Tent

Roll back the two vestibules on the Mountain Hardwear Optic Tent and see expansive views. The Optic is a two-person, three-season tent with color-coded setup tabs for simple assembly, internal pockets for organization, and a trail weight of 5 pounds 13 ounces.

See the Mountain Hardwear Optic Tent

Osprey Aether & Atmos AG Backpacks: $202-217 (25% Off)

Osprey Aether & Atmos AG Backpacks

Backpack your next 50-mile trail with the Atmos or Aether pack on your back. We’ve reviewed the Atmos AG from Osprey, and these backpacking packs are dialed for comfort, with comfy hipbelts and shoulder straps. A slew of organizational pockets from the brain to the exterior make things like meals and packing easier. And the hallmark of these packs is their Anti-Gravity mesh back panel with LightWire frames. This elevates the packs off your back to mimic anti-gravity and increase breathability and function.

NEMO Equipment Viola & Forte 35 Sleeping Bags: $120 (25% Off)

NEMO Equipment Viola & Forte 35 Sleeping Bags

The secret to NEMO’s Viola and Forte sleeping bags is their Thermo Gills. Those slits in the center of the bags zip open and closed depending on if you want to vent heat or seal it in. This increases the comfort range of the bags. Beyond that, the Viola and Forte are rated to 35 degrees, making them awesome summer bags.

Therm-a-Rest Luxury Map Sleeping Pad: $82 (25% Off)

Therm-a-Rest Luxury Map Sleeping Pad

Extra-thick loft, pressure-mapping foam, and self-inflating: The Therm-a-Rest Luxury Map Sleeping Pad sounds comfy as heck. Therm-a-Rest makes the Luxury Map Sleeping Pad in a style that is resistant to popping, so this thing should last a lifetime.

See the Therm-a-Rest Luxury Map Sleeping Pad

Best Camping Sleeping Pads of 2019
Best Sleeping Pads for Backpacking and Car Camping in 2019

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La Sportiva Futura Climbing Shoe — Men’s & Women’s: $139 (25% Off)

La Sportiva Futura Climbing Shoe

The La Sportiva Futura is one of the best climbing shoes on the market, bar none. We’ve tested it. The Futura uses “no-edge” technology to help the shoe grip onto and around the smallest nubs. And a P-3 heel and aggressive downturn further increase the sporty performance of this climbing kick.


This article is sponsored by Backcountry. See the entire Memorial Day sale to save up to 50 percent.


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