Black Friday: Best Outdoor Gear Deals 2018

We combed the web for some of the best 2018 Black Friday deals and discounts online. Grab the savings on camping, hiking, climbing, biking, and other outdoor gear to get ready for an adventure-packed year.

We’ll be adding fresh deals all day long so keep checking back. Happy savings!

Check out our 2018 gift guide page for specific guides like stocking stuffers, gifts for climbers, and more.

Kogalla RA Adventure Light – Save 30% Sitewide

Kogalla RA Lights With BatPak 2

When defeating darkness is the goal, Kogalla lights are ready to provide unmatched brightness. Putting out 800 lumens of warm, natural light, these light strips could change the way you adventure. Attach a light to each backpack strap and never again fumble for your headlamp when darkness falls on the trail. Use the code BLACKFRIDAY at checout to save 30%.

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MiiR: Up to 70% Off

miir growler

So many things to choose from. The 64-ounce Growler is 50% off, this Vacuum Insulated Bottle is $15, and this 23-ounce Bottle is just $5. And with a Product to Project business plan, every item sold funds a trackable giving project.

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Morakniv Craftline Pro Knife: $12 (23% Savings)

Morakniv Black Friday Sale

Designed to stay sharper longer, the Morakniv Craftline Pro is a workhorse of a fixed-blade knife. And at less than $12, it could be the perfect stocking stuffer or gift.

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The North Face: 25% Off + Free Shipping and Free Returns


These Men’s Snowfuse Boots will easily take you from mountain top to coffee shop. The adventurous lady in your like will love this Tech Glacier 1/4 Zip and this tiny baby Thermoball Jacket might be the cutest thing we’ve ever seen.

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Sunski: $31 Polarized Sunglasses (35% Off Sitewide)


Grab a pair of polarized shades for just $31. We’ve had a pair for years and have been impressed with how well they’ve held up to constant use. Fashionable, functional, and affordable. What more could you ask for? All adult sunglasses are currently 35% off.

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Topo Designs: 50% Off Select Items


From flannels to backpacks, snag savings of up to 50% from Topo Designs. These accessory bags make a great stocking stuffer and this flannel shirt is made to last.

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United By Blue: 25% Off Sitewide and Free Shipping

United By Blue Black Friday Sale

Save big on everything on the site, get free shipping on all order, and a $10 gift card for every $100 spent. The Ultimate Bison Socks are awesome, an enamel mug is always a good gift, and Men’s Bison Sport Jacket manages to perfectly blend fashion and function.

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Nordic Track x22i Incline Trainer: $2,793 Save 30%

Nordic Track Incline Trainer Treadmill- Man Running

The Nordic Track x229 Incline Trainer is like having a personal trainer at home. With a 40% incline you can start training for that epic backpacking trip or mountain adventure. Reflex cushioning provides maximum comfort and support. And the 22-inch interactive coaching screen you’ll have instant access to more than 700 on-demand workouts. Get ready to crush that New Year’s resolution and train all year round.

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LifeStraw Personal Water Filter: $12 (50% Savings)


This packable device removes 99.999% of waterborne bacteria and parasites. Useful for backcountry adventure, overseas travel, and disaster preparation. And for every LifeStraw sold a child in need receives safe drinking water for an entire year.

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Electric NATO Watch: 77% off


Get a $175 watch for $40. Electric’s modern take on the field watch is water resistant up to 200 meters and has brass hands with branded second hand. It’s a good-looking, functional quartz timepiece at a steal of a price. Don’t love the pictured style? Several others are also on sale for $40.

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Free YETI Rambler 64 with Hard Cooler Purchase: $50 Value

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With double-wall insulation and rugged construction, the YETI Rambler Bottle is built to last. And at 64 ounces large you can fill it up and feel good knowing you’ll have plenty to share. Get a free black Rambler 64 with any cooler purchase this weekend (excluding TANK). Because there’s nothing better than a steamy mug of java on a cold winter’s day.


Leatherman Tools On Sale: 20% Or More Off

leatherman wave

If someone you know doesn’t have a Leatherman tool but is into the outdoors, this gift is a no-brainer. These things are amazingly useful. Don’t miss the chance to score one (like the beloved Wave) for 20% or more off.

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High Sierra Pathway Framepack – $68 (Save 30% Sitewide)

High Sierra Pathway 60L Pack - Black Friday Deals Backpack

Built for adventure, the 60 liter Pathway Framepack will keep you happy and hydrated in the backcountry. The adjustable back panel allows for a customized fit and the air mesh waist belt provides maximum comfort. A lot of bag for the money, this pack is a great choice for the backpacker, traveler, or hiker in your life.

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SPOT Gen3: $75 $149

SPOT Device Black Friday Sale

Perfect for backpackers, hikers, and all manner of travelers, the SPOT Gen3 Satellite GPS Messenger allows you to check in with friends and family, share GPS coordinates, and call emergency responders — all with the push of a button. It easily fits in a pocket or attaches to a pack and has a battery life of approximately 17 days.

Get peace of mind knowing communication is possible on even the most remote adventures. And at $75 (that’s 50 percent off!), there’s no better time than now to pick one up.

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Mountain Hardwear Men’s StretchDown DS Hooded Jacket$156.99 $340.00


Warm, light, and incredibly stretchy, this Mountain Hardwear puffy is a favorite among our staff. Wear it as an outer jacket all winter, and layer over and under it in gnarly weather for your epic missions into the winter wilds.

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Merrell: 60% Off Popular Boots


Merrell boots (and a lot of apparel) are on sale big time today. Many popular models are 60% off, which equates to savings of $100 or more in some cases.

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Women’s Ghost Whisperer: $176 (46% Off)


The Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer is an incredibly popular puffy jacket. It’s super light at just 6.4 ounces and very compressible. It’s a great layer to stuff into packs for hiking or as a layering piece.

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Patagonia: Up to 50% Off

Patagonia 50% Off Cyber Week
Get last year’s Patagonia 
at half price for a limited time. The Synchilla Pullover is a classic. This pullover will have even the littlest adventurer ready to get outside, and you can’t go wrong with the iconic Black Hole line.

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Columbia: Almost Everything On Sale (select styles 60% off)

Columbia Gert Boyle ispo cup winner

Columbia Sportswear marked down pretty much everything it makes for Black Friday. But the brand offered our readers an even better deal. Take 60% off select products with the code COLCYBER60 thru Dec. 4.

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Kammok Roo Double Hammock: $40 (60% off with code “GJ-ROO”)

Kammok roo double hammock

We’ve used and like the design and feel of The Kammok Roo Double. Now it’s 60-percent off. This one has room for two people but fits one very comfortably. It’s designed for durability and safety, is tear-resistant, and uses Kammok’s LunarWave fabric, which is ultra-soft.

This sale is a GearJunkie exclusive. With code “GJ-ROO” the discount is 60-percent.

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Chaco: Additional 25% Off Sale Products


Chaco is more than just sandals (which are awesome and also on sale). Check out boots, shoes, sandals and more on sale, then take an additional 25% off at checkout with the code BLACKFRI18. The sale runs through Sunday so snap to it!

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Hyperlite Mountain Gear: 20% Off Sitewide


If you’re looking for ultralight hiking gear, HMG is an amazing brand to investigate. It makes packs, shelters, outerwear, stuff sacks, and more with an eye toward gram counters. Weight weenies rejoice! Everything on the site is 20 percent off. This brand doesn’t go on sale often, so this is the week to close the deal!

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Fischer Big Stix Powder Skis: $182.95 $895.00


The House has some insanely good deals on skis and apparel today, but this one stood out. Fischer Big Stix are awesome skis for expert riders that want to rip powder (or groomers for that matter) in bounds. We’ve spent a lot of time on these bad boys, and they’ll bring a grin to your face on deep days.

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Bass Pro Shops/Cabela’s Kickoff Sale


Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s got a headstart on the holiday shopping season with their Kickoff Sale. While the retailers will launch a lot more deals on Black Friday itself, you too can get a headstart on gift giving (or just snag some deals for yourself).

Check out deals on Traeger grills, hunting boots, and a lot more. Check out a few of our favorites from this and other early sales below.

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Leupold BX-4 Pro Guide 10×42 Binoculars: $470-500 ($100 Off)


Leupold’s BX-4 Pro Guide 10×42 Binoculars have calcium-fluoride HD lenses for superb color rendition, lifelike clarity, and razor-sharp resolution. Enjoy Leupold’s renowned build quality and sharp optics for a significant discount at Cabela’s even before Black Friday!

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Work Sharp Ken Onion Electric Knife and Tool Sharpener: $130 ($20 Off)


The Work Sharp Ken Onion Electric Knife and Tool Sharpener is an awesome tool. It sharpens knives in a breeze, and can also sharpen axes, tools, and even scissors. We’ve used this one and really like how quickly and easily it functions. Save $20 on it now.

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Trew: 30 Percent Off Everything


If you’re looking for ski apparel, Trew is a great, lesser-known choice. The direct-to-consumer brand uses high-end ingredients like Dermizax laminates (used in the bib and jacket shown). It’s nice stuff, but not cheap. Well, leverage that Black Friday buying power. It’s all 30-percent off. Use the code  EXTRAGRAVY at checkout.

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BOTE: Up to 20% Off SUPs


Looking for an SUP for fishing, yoga, or fitness? BOTE has some significant discounts now. Check out 17 models now up to 20 percent off. Plus, enter to win the badass motor SUP above in the brand’s Black Friday Giveaway.


Kelty Trail Ridge 2-P Tent: $150 ($80 Off)


The Clymb is offering a few early deals this week, and one that’s already available is a solid two-person tent for $80 off. This is a good, inexpensive tent for car camping. At 5 pounds 5 ounces, it can stretch into backpacking in a pinch.

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Duluth Pack on Sale


Get made-in-America packs for less all week. Duluth Pack just launched its Black Friday sale, and it’s a good one. Save $100 or more on backpacks, purses, totes, duffels, apparel, and more. And take an additional $25 off purchases over $250 with the code EXTRA25 at checkout.

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Victorinox Swiss Army Pocket Knife: $14 (19% Savings)


There’s a reason this is a classic. With 12 tools, including a knife, corkscrew, bottle opener, and screw driver, you’ll always be prepared. It’s functional, practical, and small enough for everyday carry.

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Save $100+ on a ‘Rod Vault’ for Your Rig


Securely transport your rod rigged and ready to fish. Rod Vault makes two-, three-, and four-rod transporters that attach to almost any roof rack. For the serious angler, they give a quick way to get on the water without risking your crazy-expensive rod and reel. Save $100 on the classic three-rod vault or a whopping $266 off the four-rod vault package.

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Black Friday Steal: Petzl Tikka Headlamp $29.97 $11.20


Why get a cheap headlamp when you can get a good headlamp for cheap? Petzl’s Tikka is a good quality affordable headlamp. And at 60 percent off, it’s just one step about free. Nab one for that hiking buddy that always forgets theirs.

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Suunto GPS Watches Up To 50% Off


Here’s a deal that will make a lot of folks very happy. Suunto is offering big discounts on its highly rated GPS watches for fitness, diving, and navigation. These are top-quality watches that retail from $200 to $550 marked down by hundreds of dollars. If you or a loved one is in the market, snap up a deal now!

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Duluth Trading Co. Free Swinging Men’s Flannel: $49.50 $29.50


Is his favorite flannel getting frayed? Time for a replacement? Save $20 on this super popular Free Swinging Flannel from Duluth Trading Company. The heavy brushed cotton flannel lends itself to wood chopping at the cabin.

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Red Wing In-Store Sale: 20% Off


Ok, for this deal you’ll have to leave your computer behind. But Red Wing boots are pretty sweet. Hop over to the Red Wing website and sign up for a 20% off coupon. Then, take it into your local Red Wing store Saturday, November 24th until noon and take 20% off your entire purchase.

Garage Grown Gear: Up to 33% Off


Save on everything from hammocks, to Give’r leather glovesLuminaid solar camp lighting, and the always-useful HeroClip.

Cotopaxi: Up to 50% Off

Cotopaxi Fuego

Big savings on some of Cotopaxi’s best gear. We’ve tested many of their styles and have been impressed with the comfort, performance, and durability (not to mention the fun colors!). The Fuego Jacket is $100 off and you can never go wrong with a Boma Daypack.

USA-Made Work Pants: 1620 Workwear 25% Off


1620 Workwear makes some of our favorite pants in terms of durability. Made for hard work, they also work great for things like busting through thick brush while pheasant hunting. The brand is 100 percent made in the USA too. It is on the pricey side, so take advantage of this rare sale and score some incredible workwear at 25% off. Use code BFCM at checkout.

OtterBox Venture 45 Hard Cooler: $210 (30% off)

Otterbox 45 Venture Cooler

The Venture cooler is made to last and holds ice for days. It comes with a limited lifetime warranty so your investment is backed. Otterbox makes this cooler 45-quarts large, with tough latches to keep critters out.

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Opinel No. 07 Trekking Natural Pocket Knife: $12 (20% off)

Opinel No. 7

A simple folding knife, the Opinel No. 07 is a staple among outdoorsy people. It boasts an ergonomic handle and utilitarian blade shape. Plus, don’t worry if you lose it, cause this one is just $12!

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Half-Off Buff Sale


Fend off winter’s chill with one of our favorite products of all time, the Buff. The brand has diversified since it launched its popular multi-use headwear more than a decade ago, and today 370 of its products are half-price. Get ’em while they’re cheap!

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Light My Fire Spork Set: $8 (26% Savings)

Spork Set Black Friday

This all-in-one utensil, is perfect for backpacking, camping, travel, or backyard barbecues. Dishwasher safe and BPA free, these will keep you happily fed. Pick up a four pack for less than $12.

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We’ll be updating this article regularly through Black Friday. Check back often to get the best deals and discounts on outdoor gear!

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Mallory Paige

Gear Editor Mallory Paige credits a childhood exploring the Rocky Mountains for her love of the outdoors. She recently spent a memorable year motorcycle camping across North America (with her dog!) and is now enjoying introducing her baby girl to all manner of adventure.