9 Design-Minded Memorial Day Gear Deals

From camping and backpacking to bouldering, these essentials will help get you outside without going broke


TF Editors

Getting new gear is half the fun of going outside. It’s true, whether you want to admit it or not. To help feed your hunger for more cool, new gear without entirely draining your adventure savings fund, we’ve rounded up nine design-minded outdoor essentials currently on sale from 20-50% off. From camping and backpacking to rock climbing, go nuts and gear up for summer trips to come.

Kelty Circuit 2 Person Tent - 50% off

This lightweight, freestanding dome tent from Kelty ($79) is perfect for 3-season backpacking, weighing in at just over 4lbs while still offering enough room for you, a friend, and some gear.

Kammock Wallaby Hammock Bundle - 50% off

Don’t be the one who buys the hammock, then gets to the campsite only to realize separate straps are needed to actually hang it (speaking from experience). The Kammock Wallaby Hammock Kit($47) will save you from such circumstances, comeing with carabiners, slings, and Python webbing straps—everything you need to relax in peace, wherever you are.

Stanley Vacuum Coffee System - 50% off

We’re huge coffee nerds here at TF HQ, and this clever system from Seattle-based Stanley is pretty dang cool. The nesting Vacuum Coffee System($25) includes a pot for boiling water, french press style filter, cups, and a vacuum sealed vessel for keeping the end result hot for 15 hours.

Osprey Aether AG 60 Pack - 25% off

Few brands are as legendary in the backpacking world as Osprey, and the Aether 60 is an equally well regarded pack. Designed for multi-day backpacking, the 60 liter Aether AG Pack ($217) features highlights like an anti-gravity harness for better weight distribution and comfortability and a lid that becomes a daypack—perfect for day hiking once you’ve made basecamp.

Vasque Sundowner GTX Hiking Boot - 25% off

The classic Vasque Sundowner GTZ ($165) has been around for decades, and for good reason. It’s sturdy, offers great traction and support, and the waterproof American-tanned leather is handsome as hell. A perfect combination of form and function, that’s surely worth the investment.

Petzl Zipka Headlamp - 25% off

This clever little headlamp is out go-to when weight is an issue, be it bikepacking or backpacking. The ingenious retractable metal cord on the Petzl Zipka ($23) makes it ultra-compact, and capable of being affixed to everything from a tent pole or seat post to your wrist or forehead. Plus it’s plenty bright, with four settings.

Arc’teryx Sullivan Pants - 30% off

The slate grey Sullivan Pant ($76) may look a bit goofy, but believe me when I say these are my favorite pants I own. For three years they’ve been my go to for everything from bouldering at the local crag and week-long backpacking trips to skateboarding around NYC. Roll the pant-legs up once or twice and they take on a whole different appeal—much cooler than the adventure dentist vibe the provided image portrays.

La Sportiva Mythos Climbing Shoes - 20% off

Few climbing shoes are as classic and well respected as the La Sportiva Mythos ($115). Worn by beginners to elites alike, the soft leather upper and neutral profile make the Mythos easy to break in and capable for everything from bouldering to multi pitch climbing. Plus they can be resoled, meaning less waste and strain on the environment.

Hydro Flask Wide-Mouth 32oz Bottle - 50% off

The easiest way to help the environment is to stop the use of single use plastics, especially water bottles. Bend, Oregon-based Hydro Flask makes the best vacuum sealed water bottles($19). Plus they come in a bunch of easy to spot colors, keeping you from easily losing your investment.

Published 05-23-2018

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