Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission. Forget about the dog days of summer—we’re calling August the sale days of summer! Between Overstock’s massive End-of-Summer sale, Macy’s Big Home Sale, and Bed Bath & Beyond’s college savings event, there are tons of places to save beaucoup bucks. Of course, if your goal is to make the most of the rest of summer and prepare for all your much-anticipated autumn adventures, the sale you’ll want to focus all of your attention on is Backcountry’s summer semi-annual sale.
Get expert shopping advice delivered to your phone. Sign up for text message alerts from the deal-hunting nerds at Reviewed. While the dates of the sale aren’t specified on the site, these prices won’t last. So stop what you’re doing and start your shopping by checking out our list of must-haves from the sale below. Before you wonder—no, you don’t even need a code to snag these stellar deals.
The best deals to shop from the Backcountry semi-annual sale
1. This 25-ounce water bottle
Hydration is essential—but so is the environment. Fortunately for us, CamelBak’s popular reusable Chute Mag bottles are on sale. The 25-ounce, wide-mouth bottle is sold in five colors, all of which are on sale at prices starting from $8.37, as much as 40% off the original $13.95 fee. Buyers loved the magnetic lid that kept the top from hitting them in the face when they quenched their thirst. Get the CamelBak Chute Mag Bottle from $8.37 (Save $3.49 to $5.58)
2. These incredibly soft leggings
If you’ve yet to experience Beyond Yoga’s cult-favorite Spacedye leggings, now’s a perfect time. The top-rated high-waisted leggings won raves from buyers for their buttery soft, quick-dry fabric that’s so stretchy it can move with any yoga pose or mountain hike without slipping down in the process. While the famous leggings are normally $97 a pair, you can snag them on sale for as little as $38.80 (depending on the color), a whopping 60% off. The one caveat? Sizes in marked-down colors are going fast. Get the Beyond Yoga Spacedye Caught in the Midi High-Waisted Legging from $38.80 (Save $14.55 to $58.20)
3. A sun-blocking hat
As you plan your end-of-summer adventures, make sure sun protection is on your agenda—and we’re not just talking about SPF. With this Bora Bora Booney sun hat from Columbia, you’ll be able to shield your face (and scalp) from damaging sun rays. Even better, at $20.99, you’ll be saving 30% off the original $29.99 price. Happy purchasers liked its lightweight fit and “great” sun protection, and this sunshine-colored hat comes with a wide brim, sweat-wicking inner band, and drawstring chin strap. Get the Columbia Bora Bora Booney II Hat for $20.99 (Save $9)
4. This warm winter jacket
If you’re already thinking about winter, you’ll be stoked to know that Fjallraven’s popular Singi down jacket is majorly marked down. Usually $599.95, the wind- and water-resistant, 500-fill down jacket is available for as much as 50% off in select colorways, with prices starting at $299.95. No matter which color you pick, this coat is ready for anything—just ask the reviewer who wrote, “I live in northern Michigan where winters are brutal, and so far, this is the best [jacket] I’ve owned.” Get the Fjallraven Singi Down Jacket from $299.98 (Save $269.98 to $299.97)
5. This colorful insulated puffer
Hoping to hop on the popular puffer coat trend ahead of fall and winter? The insulated HMLYN jacket from The North Face is sold in five bright throwback colors—three of which (Peak Purple, Summit Gold, and Tin Grey) are marked down to $91.98, a complete 60% of the $299.95 list price, and one more (Ethereal Blue) is reduced to $103.48, or 55% off. (If you want the all-black version, well, you’ll have to pay the total price.) The wind- and waterproof jacket is made with recyclable materials, so in addition to being stylish, it’s sustainable, too. Get The North Face HMLYN Insulated Jacket for $91.98 (Save $137.97)
6. A versatile 3-in-1 coat
If you have a small closet or if you simply prefer versatile items, this Helly Hansen 3-in-1 coat will make you swoon—and its stylish camo colorway is 45% off, so it can be yours for $192.50 instead of $350. This longline coat can be worn assembled to take on heavy snowstorms and strong wind gusts, or it can be separated to serve as a rain jacket or standalone insulated coat. Reviewers loved its stylish lines, slim cut and protective warmth and rain protection, as well as its “huge” pockets—between the shell and the jacket, there are eight different places to store your phone, wallet, and keys (not to mention your cold hands). Get the Helly Hansen Rigging Coat for $192.50 (Save $157.50)
7. These waterproof, fleece-lined boots
As you begin to think about fall and winter, it’s always a good idea to outfit your wardrobe with at least one pair of warm waterproof boots. The Haven Mid Lace style from Merrell fits that bill with style to boot (pun intended). The fleece-lined boots feature a waterproof leather exterior, EVA midsole, and the brand’s Quantum Grip soles for optimal comfort no matter the weather or terrain. Best of all, all three colors are on sale for almost $100 off the $159.95 list price, starting at just $66.72. Get the Merrell Haven Mid Lace Polar Waterproof Boot from $66.72 (Save $93.08 to $93.23)
8. A supremely warm baselayer
If you hate cold weather, you’ll likely want to do anything and everything to feel as little of it as possible come winter. To the rescue? This Smartwool women’s baselayer. Made with merino wool, these lightweight leggings effectively insulate your bottom half so that your legs will remain warm even in the lowest temps. Reviewed editors love Smartwool’s cozy socks, and like the socks, this bottom uses the brand’s signature merino for maximum insulation. Price varies by color, with some shades starting at $50, a complete 50% off the $100 list price. Get the Smartwool Merino 250 Baselayer Bottom from $50 (Save $25 to $50)
9. This patterned fleece pullover
Another trend you might want to hop on—especially when it’s on sale? Patterned fleece, of course! Instead of buying some fast fashion, low-quality number, consider The North Face’s Campshire 2.0 pullover fleece hoodie, sold in three bold prints starting at $59.58, or as much as 60% off the $148.95 list price. (The hoodie also comes in a bleached sand hue, which isn’t on sale.). Whichever color you choose, you can expect a roomy front pocket and a quarter-zip neckline, as well as the ultra-soft fleece that one reviewer likened to “one million teddy bear hugs.” et The North Face Campshire 2.0 Pullover Fleece Hoodie from $59.58 (Save $81.92 to $89.37)
Shop the Backcountry Summer Semi-Annual Sale
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