The REI Sale Section Has Darn Tough Socks on Deep Discount—Here’s What Else We’re Buying

Updated: Jun. 07, 2023

New markdowns just dropped at REI! Get ahead of the curve and save up to 50% on Patagonia, Hydro Flask and other top brands before they sell out.

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Breaking news: Now is the time to save money on outdoor gear. The REI sale section is littered with hundreds of epic markdowns that just dropped. From savings on the best bike storage to deep discounts on roof racks, scratch your outdoor itch without breaking the bank when you shop the huge selection. Hurry, though—the best items are already selling out.

REI’s deals section is one of the best places to shop for inexpensive finds from top brands like Stanley and Patagonia. You might get lucky and find big-ticket items like bicycle tools and large tents with unbeatable price tags. These savings are broken down into several categories, with some topping out at over 70% off.

When does REI have sales?

Markdowns aren’t a rarity at REI, but some of the best deals happen during early summer when the retailer is offloading their winter merchandise. Prepare for next year’s snow with huge savings on winter hats, or snag some birthday gifts for outdoor lovers. But winter gear isn’t the only thing on deep discount this season—save on last season’s camping gear, hiking boots and top brands like Hydro Flask and Patagonia.

The website’s deals section has hundreds of markdowns on outdoor gear, including once-in-a-lifetime prices on everything from packing cubes to camping kitchensWade through hundreds of deals on fitness gear, clothing and footwear or search through the retailer’s camping and hiking deals for the perfect tent.
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The Best REI Sales

Hiking Boots

The REI sale section has tons of new markdowns on hiking must-haves. Upgrade your old hiking boots to these men’s Co-op Flash hiking boots while they’re a staggering 50% off. Available in men’s sizes 8-14 (including wide sizing), the boots are lightweight and durable for the toughest treks. Plus, they’re waterproof and include breathable mesh panels to combat foot sweat.

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Hydro Flask Tumbler

Indestructible stainless steel, double-insulated and a dishwasher-safe powder coating are just some of the reasons we’re obsessed with the Hydro Flask tumbler. It ties for the number one spot with our beloved Stanley Quencher, and it’s equally handy for running errands and trails. Secure one on sale and save $14 on this reusable camp cup.

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Dog Pack

At the intersection of dog lovers and hikers lies a subset of people who enjoy hiking with their pups. The OllyDog Rover pack—available on sale for 55% off— provides a lightweight spot for Fido to store poop bags, treats, water and toys safely and securely. Five adjustable straps prevent chafing, and an air mesh saddle prevents pooches from overheating.

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Darn Tough Lightweight Hiking Socks

Currently marked down a generous $6 after summertime REI sale markdowns, these lightweight hiking socks from the editor-reviewed brand Darn Tough boast a lifetime warranty. That’s how confident they are about the longevity of this footwear! Say goodbye to bunching, slipping and blisters for good—these moisture-wicking Merino wool socks don’t budge during activity.

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Carbonated Beverage Dispenser

Nothing says “summer” like a pint of ice-cold beer, and the GrowlerWerks uKeg Go carbonated beverage dispenser keeps the chill (and carbonation) in. Specially designed for bubbling beverages, this keg—available at a savings of 40% after REI sale markdowns—comes in a stunning apple red. Keep beer fresh and far from flat for up to two weeks and cold for up to eight hours with this clever outdoor living product.

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Patagonia Strider Shorts

Patagonia’s Strider shorts are the ideal transitional clothing piece for hikers, bikers and runners—get them today and save a hefty 30%. An odor-resistant liner, five pockets and built-in mesh panels provide enough storage and comfort for long workouts. Treated with a water-repellent finish, they’re perfect for fishing or inclement weather.

Plus, nothing beats Patagonia’s quality when it comes to outdoor gear.

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Two-Person Tent

Two people, two doors, two corner pockets—the Klymit Cross Canyon 2 tent takes its name literally. While this lightweight camping essential isn’t a family-sized tent, it offers ample room for a single outdoorsman or hiking duo. Overhead ventilation keeps it cool and free of condensation, and campers can use the Cross Canyon mat as a rollup packing sleeve or for a clean repacking surface. It’s a total steal while it’s marked down $60.

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Lay-Z Lounger Chair

After a long day of hiking, nothing feels better than kicking back in the ALPS Mountaineering Lay-Z lounger chair next to the Solo Stove Bonfire. Available at a savings of 30% in the REI sale section, this reclining chair features an adjustable headrest for maximum relaxation. It’s easy to fold up for travel—no deconstruction required.

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Allbirds Wool Runner Sneakers

Sick of sweaty hiking boots? For ladies who love to run and climb, these Allbirds wool runner sneakers look as good as they perform—and they’re a steal while on sale for $35 off. Merino wool-blend uppers and heel linings are naturally thermoregulating for sweat-free feet. They’re easy to clean—just remove the laces, pop them in a pillowcase and run through the delicate cycle for instant freshness.

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