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    Backcountry's Semiannual Sale Is Here, So You Can Save Up To 50% Off On Top-Rated Gear, Apparel, And More

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    Hello, fellow outdoor enthusiasts! Just popping in to let you in on an exciting announcement: Backcountry's Summer Semiannual Sale is here, meaning they're currently offering up to 50% off their top-selling gear, apparel, and more. So if you've been looking for a new pair of hiking boots or some camping gear, this is a good place to start.

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    ^ you if you sleep on this sale.

    This deal is running now through August 26th, so better hop to it! Here are our top picks:

    1. An ALPS Mountaineering sleeping bag that will make your next camping trip feel way more luxurious. This handy bag is built with comfort in mind, features double-sided closure (including a compression sack), protects you from cold temperatures of up to 35°F, and is moisture-resistant.

    the mountaineering sleeping bag in blue springs
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    Promising review: "This sleeping bag is a great value! I slept in it in 35-degree weather with a fleece liner and was very warm all night. Packs up really well. An excellent option for those ballin' on a budget." —Ian H.

    Price: $67.99+ (originally $79.99; available in two sizes)

    2. A Marmot fleece jacket for the person who wants to be as comfy as possible during their travels. It's perfect for nearly any occasion and will bridge the gap between comfy clothes and recreation-wear seamlessly.

    the women's Marmot fleece jacket in black and cream
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    Promising review: "This jacket is not only a versatile old-school fashion statement you could pair with ANYTHING, but it's incredibly warm. It’s not very breathable, but it’s great for keeping your torso toasty during those brisk nights of glamping." —Kalani

    Price: $89.97+ (originally $149.95; available in women's sizes S-M)

    3. A Sea To Summit sleeping mat because there's truly nothing better than a comfy sleeping pad, especially if you're on uneven terrain. It's super lightweight so it can be used on backpacking trips and won't overcrowd your bag.

    the Sea To Summit sleeping mat in gray
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    Promising review: “Had a chance to use this pad for the first time on a weekend trip. It packs down relatively small and light; it's a little heavier than I expected, but not by much, and the comfort and length make up for it (I'm 6'4" and have the L version). Very comfortable and easy to inflate with the inflation bag system.” —Timothy Y.

    Price: $149.96 (originally $199.95; available in size L)

    4. A pair of Stoic bike shorts so you can cycle in style this summer. These super cute duds are perfect for road and mountain biking, or just with a T-shirt for a quick hike.

    The Stoic bike short in stretch limo
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    Promising review: "I bought the red color way and used them to go hiking in and love these, they were very comfortable. They fit like a legging but not too tight that they were uncomfortable. The length is also perfect to pair these with a summer dress, too. Great buy for the price!" —Colleen Burns

    Price: $23.96+ (originally $29.95; available in four colors and women's sizes XS-XL)

    5. An Ortovox Traverse backpack that is as cute as it is functional. It's made in three gorgeous colors and holds tons of stuff so you'll never have to go without anything on your next hike or overnight trip. Plus, it has snowboard, ski, and snowshoe attachments, plus rope fastening for mountaineering, so it's super versatile.

    the Ortovox traverse pack
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    Promising review: "LOVE IT! This pack is the perfect size with all the right features. The full zipper lets me access the bottom of my pack without having to sift through everything to get to it. It's big enough to hold everything I need for a day in the Alpine but small enough to wear as an ascent pack. I love the big stretchy pocket of the front to stash a water bottle for easy access, and it stores a rope on the outside nicely. I've been through quite a few climbing packs in my life, and this has by far been my favorite." —SarBear

    Price: $117 (originally $130)

    6. A pair of Smith squad goggles for the skier or snowboarder who takes their vision while braving the slopes seriously. It comes in 18 adorable standout colors so you'll be the coolest person on the mountain.

    A pair of Smith squad goggles with a green mirrored lens
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    Promising review: "Love these goggles, I have never had a problem with fogging and they are very comfortable." —Finneas A.

    Price: $71.50+ (originally $110; available in 15 colors)

    7. A Granite Gear fanny pack, because we all have some important items to store even when we're getting away from it all. Use this to keep your phones, keys, and wallet handy, or even just some sanitizer and face wipes if you're going to be getting down and dirty.

    the granite gear fanny pack in malibu/ red
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    Price: $17.48 (originally $34.95; available in two colors)

    8. A pair of Keen open toe sandals so you can feel stylish while still maintaining proper footwear for your journey. These are truly the most comfortable and supportive sandals on the market, and slipping into them after a long day in hiking boots will feel oh so good.

    the Keen open toe sandal in navy/ light blue
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    Price: $71.21+ (originally $94.95; available in women's sizes 6-11)

    9. An Outdoor Research sun hat that will make *not* getting a sunburn feel effortless. Sometimes you do it all: apply copious amounts of sunscreen, wear a hat and sunglasses, cover your body, and still end up with a burn. Why not get ahead of the curve and ensure comfort for your whole trip?

    The Outdoor Research sollar roller sun hat on a model
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    Promising review: "Love the Fig color (which some would call lavender). I've worn this on sunny days and will wear more this summer. The drawstring to help hold it on in the wind is priceless." —Marilyn C.

    Price: $28.46 (originally $37.95; available in three colors and sizes S-L)

    10. A set of Backcountry climbing skins for the person who wants their next outdoor excursion to be one of a kind. If you're interested in touring, there's no better way to do it than to break out some skins, so you can skill maintain your skis for your other favorite outdoor activities.

    the climbing skins
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    Promising review: "This is my first experience with skins, but so far I have no complaints! They were extremely easy to trim to fit my skis. I was in between sizes for length and went a size up for more coverage. They glide and grip well going uphill." —Ashley T.

    Price: $84.57+ (originally $143.95; available in two sizes)

    11. A pair of Nike trail running shoes, because what could be better than being able to run as freely as the wind? It's a great way to get your heart rate up and enjoy all the great outdoors has to offer without all the fuss of trying to repurpose hiking shoes.

    the Nike train running shoe in white and pink
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    Promising review: "I finally realized I needed a pair of trail running shoes to run better on that type of terrain instead of my regular running/gym shoes. WOW, what a difference! My feet are so comfy in these shoes and they just make me happy looking at them. So bright and cute! My feet are better protected running over rocks and roots in the ground now. They also fit true to size compared to all my other Nike shoes." —Krista Stumpf

    Price: $77.97+ (originally $129.95; available in three colors and women's sizes 6-11)

    12. A Hydro Flask wide-mouth water bottle so you can get a good and well-deserved drink after a long day of exercise. Dehydration is the enemy of the athlete, and no matter what activity you're doing, it will definitely benefit you to put in the time to drink water.

    the Hydro flask wide mouth bottle in pink
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    Price: $24.71 (originally $32.95; available in nine colors)

    13. A pair of men's Backcountry rambler shorts that will make hiking in the sun feel way less sticky. It's a great way to keep your body feeling free and unconstricted, and its high absorption technology will leave you feeling dry, too.

    The Backcountry rambler shorts in metal bronze on a model
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    Promising review: "I can already tell these are going to be my new favorite shorts. Last year the Olympus short from Backcountry was my go-to, but this year I was looking for something a little less sporty and a little more dinner-party ready. I assumed my criteria was going to make my search a chore: ultra stretchy material, above the knee fit, medium width leg openings, enough deep pockets to hold my essentials (phone, wallet, keys) and not lose them if I'm on a bike, normal waistband (no elastic or drawstrings) and a solid color. These shorts 100% absolutely check all those boxes and more! I'll likely pick up the other colors once it's officially shorts season!" —Rich F

    Price: $44.96 (originally $59.95; available in three colors and men's sizes 28-38)

    14. A core tank top for the person who is looking to get into some serious outdoorsy stuff this summer without worrying about sweat sticking to their body. It's perfect for absorbing all the icky stuff, leaving you to feel free to move without worry of chafing.

    the core tank top in graphite
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    Promising review: “I love these! They are super cute and fitted to where you can dress them up or just wear them to the gym. They are super soft but not too thick. I would recommend getting a few colors!” —cora

    Price: $15.96+ (originally $19.95; available in five colors and sizes XS-XL)

    15. An ALPS mountaineering getaway chair, because there's truly no better way to kick back and relax in the great outdoors than to crack a brew in a mesh, hammock-y feeling chair.

    The ALPS Mountaineering Getaway chair in navy blue
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    Promising review: "I love these chairs so I got three. Great price! It's very comfortable." —Scott D.

    Price: $39.96 (originally $49.95)

    16. A wash tour bag that will make packing up and setting off feel way easier. It helps compact your belongings and can separate dirty clothes from clean, hold toiletries, and so much more.

    the wash tour bag in black
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    Price: $20 (originally $25; avaialble in three colors)

    17. An Arc'teryx Beta AR jacket that will keep you dry this summer despite any warm weather showers. You really can't go wrong with the brand and this jacket's classic and sturdy construction will make you so glad you invested in it.

    the Arc'teryx Beta AR Jacket in dynasty
    Backcountry

    Promising review: "This shell has all the features you need to stay warm and dry whether you're in the city or on the mountain. In a storm, it keeps all the water out, and has a very functional hood that stays tight on your head to keep you dry. When you're on the move, the pit zips are a great feature for ventilation. Feels super light and durable — it's all-around awesome." —Sophie Shinsky

    Price: $479.20+ (originally $599; available in four colors and sizes XS-XL)

    Why not take advantage of all the great outdoors has to offer this summer? Head on over to Backcountry's Semiannual Summer Sale for some killer savings on all things outdoorsy.

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    Don't forget this sale is running 'til the 26th so time is of the essence!

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