The REI Labor Day Sale Has Arrived With Deals on Everything You Need for Outdoor Adventures This Fall

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‘Tis the season for afternoon hikes, leaf peeping and camping trips galore. If you’re looking to refresh your outdoor gear collection, now is the perfect time thanks to REI’s Labor Day Sale. Seriously, there are discounts on everything from family-size tents to best-selling cycling shoes, and tons of clothing for every outdoor activity you can think of (including simply sitting in the backyard with a hot mug of apple cider). Now through September 4, the co-op is offering up to 40 percent off must-haves from all categories to help you stock up for fall.

While most deals are available to all shoppers, REI members can enjoy extra perks this Labor Day, like knocking an extra 20 percent off one REI Outlet item with code LABORDAY23. Not an REI member yet? It costs just $30 to sign up for a lifetime membership (with no annual dues or additional fees) and the perks kick in immediately. So, without further ado, we present all the best sales to shop during REI’s Labor Day sale.

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Best Sneaker Deals at REI

No matter what you’re getting up to in the great outdoors, you’re going to need some fresh kicks that can support your feet on any terrain. Trail runners will love the Altra Lone Peak 7 Trail-Running Shoes ($150; $112) with ultra-grippy outsoles and balance-enhancing cushioning. For those who prefer to run along roads or sidewalks, you really can’t beat the ON Cloudsurfer Road-Running sneaker ($160; $112) for fabulous cushion and bounce on all distances, or you can score a pair of lightweight New Balance FuelCell Rebel V3 Road-Running kicks ($130; $91) for under $100.

Best Apparel Deals at REI

Whether you’re snuggling up around a bonfire or going for an early-morning trek on the trails, you’ll stay warm and comfy through those chillier autumn moments with on-sale apparel including this Patagonia Re-Tool Snap-T Pullover ($139; $97) with a cozy kangaroo pocket to warm your hands. Or, if you’re planning a hike in a sunny local or on snow, we highly recommend stocking up on a lightweight REI Co-op Sahara Shade Hoodie ($50; $35) to protect your skin from the sun’s rays without overheating. And for some added warmth, we highly recommend this chic REI Co-op 650 Down Vest 2.0 ($80; $40) that’s perfect for layering.

Best Bike Deals at REI

Ready to get into gear? Fittingly enough, REI has tons of deals for all you biking enthusiasts, from bike racks that make it easy to take your wheels on-the-go to the fan-favorite Burley Bee Bike Trailer ($380; $304), which keeps up to two small children tucked in safely on family outings. And if you’re in the market for a new ride altogether, why not save $100 on the Electra Loft 7D Bike ($650; $550), which comes complete with a lightweight and stylish aluminum design? Psst: Don’t forget your helmet!

Best Hiking Gear Deals at REI

If you’re prepping to hit the trails, stay hydrated with a sleek Hydro Flask ($50; from $35), which helps drinks stay cold for hours with double-wall vacuum insulation. The Garmin Venu 2 smartwatch ($400; $300) can sync to your phone to allow you to see any urgent messages, keep track of your steps and elevation and even alert emergency services should you need them, all from your wrist. Last (though there’s still plenty of other cool hiking gear to comb through), a pair of Leki Khumbu Lite Trekking Poles ($120; $90) can help take some of the stress off your knees and ankles and give you better stability, no matter the terrain.

Best Camping Deals at REI

Zhuzh up your campground with the comfy REI Co-op Flexlite Air Chair ($100; $70), perfect for hanging out by the campfire, plus it packs neatly into its own compact carrying case. We’d be remiss not to recommend a cushy sleeping pad as well, and the Exped MegaMat 10 Sleeping Pad ($240; $168) is by far one of the most highly reviewed REI has to offer. Plus it comes in a two-person version as well (from $350; $245). As for where you’ll rest your head, the REI Co-op Base Camp 4 Tent ($449; $224) has room for four adults and is reportedly a breeze to set up.

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