16 Best Weekend Deals on Outdoor Gear, Tech Essentials, and More

Spring will be here in a little over a month, and maybe even earlier if Punxsutawney Phil is to be believed. If you’re trying to make the most of the last dregs of winter, there are plenty of outdoor gear sales happening this weekend. They’ll help you round out your pack so you can hit the slopes or build a snowman with ease. We’ve also found some discounted tech that’ll come in handy whether you’re braving the outdoors or not.

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Let us be your trail guides. Check out our roundups of the Best Rain Jackets, the Best Running Gear, and other Cold-Weather Gear for more recommendations.

  • Yeti Rambler Colster for $18 ($8 off): Several WIRED Gear team members have this stainless steel koozie and love it. The double-walled insulation keeps drinks cold for hours while ensuring that your hands stay dry, and the koozie works with both cans and bottles. It’s available in a few colors at the discounted price.

  • Patagonia Nano Puff for $99 ($101 off): As we get closer to spring, coats and jackets will drop in price. If you need a new coat now and don’t want to wait until August to purchase one, it’s a good time to start browsing deals. This jacket is made with recycled materials, and despite being lightweight and packable, it’ll keep you warm—even when you’re wet. It’s probably not the best option if you’re out hiking in subzero temperatures, but it’s a good one for an all-season insulating layer. The deal applies to certain colors and sizes only.

  • Osprey Kresta 20 for $75 ($75 off): Gear writer Louryn Strampe swears by Osprey bags, which aren’t discounted very often. This tailored women’s snow pack has separate compartments for wet and dry gear, along with dedicated organizational components for helmets, snowboards, skis, and ice tools. The profile is slim, too, so you’ll be safe on ski lifts.

  • Cotopaxi Allpa for $150 ($50 off): In her detailed review, Adrienne So says this bag “combines a veritable smorgasbord of different bag features that you never knew needed to be together.” This bag is great for most people in most scenarios, and the discount is one of the best we’ve seen.

  • BioLite BaseCamp PizzaDome for $45 ($15 off): The PizzaDome is an accessory for the BioLite Basecamp, which you can’t buy separately unless you go through a third-party seller. Alternatively, bundles are available. Still, if you have a BaseCamp but no PizzaDome, this is a deal worth checking out. The kit lets you cook pizzas, flatbreads, and other foods easily while on the go. We reviewed the system back in 2016.

  • Patagonia Ultra Mini Hip Pack for $15 ($14 off): Senior writer Adrienne So said she never goes on a run without this waist pack, which is why it made our roundup of the Best Running Gear. The pack is thin and lightweight but expands to fit all sorts of stuff, and the nylon ripstop is durable. The deal applies only to a specific color.

  • The North Face Isabella Daypack for $59 ($26 off): This is our favorite backpack tailored for women. It’s comfortable, durable, and sleek. You’ll have no trouble fitting into a crowded train or elevator with the Isabella strapped to your back.

  • Backcountry Semiannual Sale: This twice-yearly sale discounts clothing, gear, and accessories by as much as 50 percent. We recommend checking it out sooner than later if you want the best selection, since popular sizes and styles tend to sell out first.

  • Patagonia Early Access Sale: Save up to 50 percent on clothing, gear, and accessories. Like the aforementioned Backcountry sale, shopping earlier rather than later ensures the best selection.

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