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Like most backpackers (well, most people), we’re doing almost all of our holiday shopping online this year. If the glut of sales and deals has your head spinning, we have the solution: Start with these ten BACKPACKER-vetted picks for Cyber Week.
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Black Diamond Helio Three-In-One Gloves—$203 (10% off)
A three-in-one glove is a simple, cozy way to make sure your digits stay warm through all of your winter adventures, and this one did us right on ski mountaineering adventures in Chamonix, Whistler, and Colorado. Buy the Black Diamond Helio Three-In-One Gloves now
Big Agnes Tiger Wall UL1 Tent—$262 (25% off)
If the pandemic has you thinking twice about sharing a tent with your hiking partners, you may benefit from a solo shelter like this solid pick. The single-pole, double-wall construction is easy to pitch but cuts down on condensation, and at just 1 pound, 14 ounces trail weight, it won’t break your back. Buy Big Agnes Tiger Wall UL1 Tent now
Marmot Helium Sleeping Bag 15F Down—$289 (30% off)
Say goodbye to hauling a heavy sleeping bag on your winter camping trips. Stuffed with 800-fill down, this bag will keep you cozy on frigid nights without weighing you down on the hike or ski in. Buy the Marmot Helium Sleeping Bag 15F Down now
BioLite FirePit Cooking Kit—$311 (25% off)
Enjoying our campfire streams on Facebook? Grab one of the firepits we use for them at a steep discount right now. The FirePit Cooking Kit includes both BioLite’s low-smoke, fan-equipped fire pit, plus a pre-seasoned cast iron griddle, lid, and BBQ tools for easy grilling in your own backyard or basecamp. Buy BioLite FirePit Cooking Kit now
Fjallraven Abisko Trekking Tight—$140 (20% off)
Think outdoor tights have to be flimsy? Think again. With its reinforced knees and seat, these tights can stand up to legitimate bushwhacking. Just ask our editors, who wore them on a rainy, rocky trek through New Zealand’s Egmont National Park. Buy the Fjallraven Abisko Trekking Tight now (men’s only)
Tarptent Rainbow—$242 (10% off)
The freestanding Tarptent Rainbow is an excellent marriage of both livability and light weight, which makes it a shelter of choice for thru-hikers among our writers. Right now, you can grab a rare deal on this 2.3-pound shelter. (There’s also a carbon pole option, which saves 3.4 ounces at a cost of $20.) Buy the Tarptent Rainbow now
Big Agnes Q-Core SLX Sleeping Pad—$105 (25% off)
Want good sleep on chilly camping trips? Pair an insulated pad with your sleeping bag for guaranteed warmth. This one is rated for comfort down to 32 degrees Fahrenheit, enough to keep you warm throughout shoulder season. Buy Big Agnes Q-Core SLX Sleeping Pad now