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Best Memorial Day Sales: Outdoor and Camping Gear

Memorial Day means massive sales from top brands. Here, we feature the best Memorial Day sales we’ve found and handpicked our favorite outdoor gear deal from each sale.

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Memorial Day cues warmer weather, more daylight, and massive sales from top brands in the outdoor industry. Here, we feature the best Memorial Day sales we’ve found and handpicked our favorite deal from each sale. We’ll continue to add more sales throughout the week. Most of the deals end on Memorial Day (Monday, May 27), so get your gear before then.

Backcountry Sale — Up to 50% Off

Arcteryx Cerium LT Jacket and Vest

Backcountry has some serious discounts happening now. To see our list of handpicked deals, click here. Another can’t-miss is the Arc’teryx sale. Everything is 25 percent off, including Cerium LT jackets and vests. We’ve found the Cerium line to be warm, lightweight, packable, and downright awesome in our tests.

Check out Backcounty’s entire sale

Check out the Arc’teryx Cerium line


REI Anniversary Sale — Up to 30% Off

REI Camp Bed Self Inflating Sleeping Pad

This is REI’s biggest sale of the year. Don’t miss the savings! We already covered some highlights in another article. One more killer deal is REI’s Camp Bed Sleeping Pad. In a recent review, we deemed it the best overall camping pad you can buy — $69 on sale.

Check out REI’s entire sale

Check out the Camp Bed Sleeping Pad


MSR Campout Sale — 25% Off Backcountry Essentials

MSR WindBurner Personal Camping Backpacking Stove System

MSR is known for quality and durable gear. Right now you can save 25 percent on tents, camping stoves, cookware, and water treatment. Our top pick is definitely the WindBurner Personal Stove System — $113 on sale. It’s simple and boils water fast, making it ideal for backcountry trips.

Check out MSR’s sale

Check out the MSR WinderBurner Stove


Hyperlite Mountain Gear — 15% Off Packs & Shelters

hyperlite mountain gear backpack shelter sale

Hyperlite Mountain Gear makes ultralight yet durable tents, shelters, and backpacks. In all our tests and reviews, we’ve been very impressed with the brand. For a limited time, you can get 15 percent off packs and shelters. Note: The discount is applied at checkout. The 2400 Windrider is a solid choice if you’re looking for a midsize (40L) pack for an upcoming adventure — $264 on sale.

Check out Hyperlite Mountain Gear’s sale

Check out the 2400 Windrider Backpack

Mountain House Meals — 20% Off With Code

Mountain House Dehyrated Freeze Dried Meal Lasagna with Meat Sauce

Dehydrated meals are easy and versatile. Mountain House is offering 20 percent off with the code camp20. A personal favorite is the Lasagna with meat sauce. It tastes great and is filling after a day on the trail — on sale for $7.20 per pouch. Get a deal on your favorite until May 27.

Check out Mountain House’s sale

Check out the Lasagna Meal


prAna — 25% Off Shorts, Tees, and Swimwear

Prana Zion Stretch Shorts

PrAna apparel holds up well while climbing, hiking, paddling, yoga, etc. Right now, you can save 25 percent on clothes that are perfect for summer. Our top prAna picks are the Stretch Zion Short for men ($52) and the Olivia Short for women ($44). They are stretchy, durable, quick-drying, and great for almost any activity.

Check out prAna’s sale

Check out the Stretch Zion Short and Olivia Short


BioLite — Up to 35% Off

BioLite FirePit Campfire

BioLite makes a variety of solar, lighting, cooking, and power products. One of our favorites is the FirePit. It’s portable, you can cook over it, and it offers a nearly smokeless bonfire experience — $170 on sale.

Check out BioLite’s sale

Check out BioLite’s FirePit


Orvis — Up to 60% Off

Orvis Clearwater Large Arbor Fly Reel

For Memorial Day, Orvis has discounted apparel you can wear on the water, to the office, or around town. There are a few fly fishing items on sale too. Our favorite is the Clearwater Large Arbor Fly Reel. One GearJunkie editor has this reel in an 8-weight. He says it performs well and is an excellent value even at full price. For the next few days, it’s 50 percent off — $47 on sale.

Check out Orvis’ sale

Check out Clearwater Fy Reel


Therm-a-Rest Switchback Sale — 25% Off Sleeping Pads & Bags

Thermarest MondoKing 3D Mattress Pad Sleeping Mat

A solid sleeping pad and sleeping bag are essential for a good night’s rest while camping. Therm-a-Rest has discounted select sleeping pads, sleeping bags, and hammocks by 25 percent to help you catch some z’s. We reviewed the MondoKing 3D recently. At 4 inches thick with an R-value of 11.4, it’s comfy, warm, and luxurious when you’re car camping — $135 on sale.

Check out Therm-a-Rest’s sale

Check out the MondoKing 3D Sleeping Pad


OtterBox — 20% Off Venture Coolers

OtterBox Venture Cooler Camping

Whether it’s a day at the beach, a camping weekend, or a backyard BBQ, you’ll want a cooler for all of it. A good cooler will last decades and save money on ice over the long haul. OtterBox makes sturdy coolers in a range of sizes (25-65 quarts). Savings of $45-90 can be had until Monday.

Check out the OtterBox Venture Cooler sale


Merrell — 20% Off Hiking Shoes & Boots

Merrell Moab 2 Ventilator Hiking Shoe

Merrell has cut the price on a few of its top-selling hiking boots and shoes. If we had to pick one favorite, it’d be the Moab 2 Ventilator Shoes — $80 on sale. In our review, these proved great budget hiking shoes. Knock another $20 off, and they’re great shoes at an amazing price.

Check out Merrell’s sale

Check out the Moab 2 Ventilator Shoes


Stio — 25% Off Everything

Stio creates performance apparel with mountain town style. For the next few days, you can save 25 percent on everything. Stio’s Long Sleeve Eddy Shirt is a best-seller — $97 on sale. It’s built for a summer on the water and in the mountains. Available in men’s and women’s.

Check out Stio’s sale

Check out the Long Sleeve Eddy Shirt for men & women


Hydro Flask — 25% Off Soft Cooler Pack & Tote

Hydro Flask Soft Cooler Pack

Last summer, Hydro Flask released a colorful new cooler line. We’ve used the Soft Cooler Pack and Soft Cooler Tote, and both are great. Right now you can save $70 on a 22L Cooler Pack — $206 on sale.

Check out Hydro Flask’s sale

Check out the 22L Soft Cooler Pack


Huckberry — Up to 30% Off

Nomadix Chris Burkhard Adventure Camping Travel Towel

Huckberry has a curated store of stylish gear for outdoor and everyday use. Why get a boring blue travel/camp towel when you could have one with an amazing Yosemite scene on it? This Nomadix Chris Burkhard adventure towel is $38 on sale. Beyond towels, Huckberry has sales on apparel, shoes, knives, watches, and more.

Check out Huckberry’s sale

Check out the Chris Burkhard Nomadix Towel


Columbia Sale — 25% Off

Columbia PFG Bahama Long Sleeve Shirt

There are over 1,000 products on sale at Columbia right now— gear for hiking, fishing, running, travel, and more. With fishing season upon us, our standout deal has to be the PFG Bahama long-sleeve shirt for men ($36) and women ($34). It has lightweight fabric, a relaxed fit, and UPF 30 to keep you cool and protected on the water.

Check out Columbia’s sale

Check out the PFG Bahama Long Sleeve Shirt for men & women


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