Gear | May 24, 2022 11:18 am

The Best Outdoor-Ready Deals From REI’s Massive Anniversary Sale

The Co-op's biggest sale of the year is chock full steals and deals

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Memorial Day may mark the unofficial start of summer, but, if you’re anything like us, the warm-weather adventures have already begun. From beach trips to days on the trail, nothing beats a day out and about — if you have all the prerequisite equipment, of course. Lucky for you, REI is throwing its booming Anniversary Sale, which means now is your best chance to grab discounted gear and garb for all your warm-weather escapades from your favorite brands and suppliers… until next year, at least.

The annual sale has already begun, and runs now through May 30, with spiking savings on everything outdoors. To help you spend less time picking out gear and more time picking out your next outdoor romp, we’ve highlighted some of the best deals and steals the REI Anniversary Sale has to offer. Of course, if you’re not satisfied with these can’t-miss bargains, you can always check out the full sale here.

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Garmin Forerunner 245

As any runner will tell you, Garmin’s best-in-class Forerunner series is the premier GPS smartwatch for any and every athletic pursuit. The 245 model contains a hefty seven-day battery life and countless features to help you perform, regardless of whether you’re hitting the track or the trail.

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NEMO Aura 2P Tent with Footprint

NEMO’s Aura Tent will feel like glamping to the hard-core hiker; ideal for car-camping but light enough for backpacking, the two-person shelter is easy to set up and durable as all get out.

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Keen Newport H2 Sandals

If you don’t know where the summery day might take you, it would be a safe bet to slip on Keen’s Newport H2 sandals; the rubber-soled footwear is incredibly comfy and much more importantly, anti-slip, as to avoid any post-adventure accidents.

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Cotopaxi Abrazo Fleece Half-Zip Jacket

It may be summer, but you’ll be glad you snagged a Cotopaxi fleece half-zip when temps plummet at night.

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HydroFlask 24 oz. Wide Mouth Vacuum Water Bottle

The most important rule of surviving the great outdoors? Stay hydrated. Hydro Flask’s 24-ounce water bottle ensures that won’t be a problem, with a built-in straw, metal casing and convenient clip.