Final, Last-Minute Holiday Gear Deals (no more waiting!)

This is it! Many companies are pushing today and tomorrow as the final days to get gifts purchased, boxed up, and shipped for delivery before Christmas are upon us. Here are a few last-minute deals we’re keen on, if you’re still undecided/procrastinating on what to get for that outdoorsy person on your holiday list.

FREE SPOT device for The Holidays — SPOT is offering a free Satellite GPS Messenger (the SPOT-2 model) with the purchase of its service plan. You buy the plan and the device, and then SPOT gives you a rebate for your money back on the device. Easy. Deal runs today through December 24 at

Free! Gear Junkie Gift Pack — We’ve partnered with Suunto and V.I.O. to assemble a seriously great gift box worth $1,000+. Tell us who on your list needs this package, including the Suunto Ambit GPS watch ($500 value) and the POV.HD camera from V.I.O. ($599 value), in the comments area below this post. It’s that easy. Go here to enter:

Free Overnight Shipping (via reindeer) — Timberland has much of its boot stock on sale this week plus free overnight shipping on all orders today, December 20.

50% Off at — Jackets, boots, skis, trail-running shoes. . . and much more, all at 50% off or more on this week. Go here for the deals.

Steep & Cheap — There’s always a bargain on this sell-‘em-til-they’re-gone “deal of the day site,” which features items like Arc’teryx backpacks at 70% off and top-end Costa Del Mar sunglasses for $64. Move quick as the clock ticks off the deals here:

50% Off at REI You need to hunt around some to find the best deals, but on today many, many items are discounted deeply, from 99 cent energy gels to Yakima roof-top racks slashed at half-price. Take a look here.

—GearJunkie’s Holiday Gear Channel features gift guides, gear recommendations, and more content to make your holiday season a happy one. Merry Holidays, Happy Christmas, and a good New Year! Check out the full spread here.

Stephen Regenold

Stephen Regenold is Founder of GearJunkie, which he launched as a nationally-syndicated newspaper column in 2002. As a journalist and writer, Regenold has covered the outdoors industry for two decades, including as a correspondent for the New York Times. A father of five, Regenold and his wife live in Minneapolis.