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    REI's Labor Day Sale Is Here And Now I'm Ready To Go Camping

    The mountains are calling…and so are these ~peak~ deals.

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    Attention all outdoor lovers! Get ready to feel ~in-tents-ly~ excited, because REI's Labor Day deals have dropped! Right now you can get up to 40% off camping gear, hiking apparel and shoes, mountain bikes, and more. Plus, you can save an EXTRA 20% off one REI Outlet item with coupon code LABORDAY19!

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    👆You, running to your computer to buy that sleeping bag on your wish list. The sale only lasts through September 2, so get shopping!

    To save you some time, we've picked out some of our fave deals:

    1. A pair of Danner Mountain hiking boots (the same ones featured in the movie Wild starring Reese Witherspoon) that'll not only give your feet the support they need on the trails, but will also look stylish enough to wear in the city.

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    The water-resistant, one-piece, full-grain leather upper is both durable and aesthetically pleasing. Each pair comes in a vintage Danner box, the exact box used in 1995 when Cheryl Strayed set off to hike 1,100 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail.

    Promising review: "I couldn't be more pleased with these boots! I wore them out for the first time yesterday on a hike up the Summit Trail at Enchanted Rock. Though the trail was steep and uneven at points, I felt confident and sure-footed going up and coming down the summit. These boots were extremely comfortable out of the box and I often forgot I was wearing hiking boots. What's more, they're gorgeous and look great on and off the trail." —Feliciaflora

    Price: $269.89 (originally $359.95; available in sizes 6–10)

    2. A self-inflating camp mattress so great, it could double as a guest bed at home. In addition to air, it has a layer of foam that boosts comfort and stability.

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    The included pad pump doubles as a soft pillow, and everything fits into a compression carry bag.

    Promising review: "I slept on this last night and it absolutely is comfortable enough for a side sleeper. It was as good as my bed. It self-inflated to about 85-90%, and then I topped it off with the included manual pillow-pump.

    For those of us who are nervous about an air-only mattress deflating on them while out car camping, this bed is da bomb. It felt SO much more stable than an air-only mattress-bed, but not as stiff as four inches of memory-foam alone. The material is really nice, too. Serious comfort for glamping. Buy it." —AZRN

    Price: $118.29 (originally; available in)

    3. A Hydro Flask insulated cup (with a press-in lid) perfect for enjoying a drink served on the rocks. It won't sweat and will keep your beverage cold (or hot) for hours and hours.

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    Promising review: "I love these cups! We have two that we use for camping/backpacking, and they're all around great. Coffee, whiskey, beer, you name it! 10-ounce is a good size for most beverages, and they stack in the cupboard when we're at home. They look sharp and keep things hot or cold. The price is a bit steep, but they're high quality." —Dretta

    Price: $14.89 (originally $29.95; available in seven colors)

    4. A pair of Darn Tough socks that are exactly what their name suggest — darn tough! But don't worry, they're extremely easy on the feet.

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    Promising review: "Discovered on a trip to the Canadian coast I had left both hiking boots and socks behind. Local outdoor store had my favorite brand of boots and these socks. Instantly loved them. I usually can’t wear wool and get an itchy reaction even with a layer of silk, synthetic, or cotton next to my skin. I can wear these socks all day. No irritation. I have purchased a pair of Darn Toughs every year since that first pair. That trip was six years ago. I can’t tell which pair of Darn Toughs are the first I bought. Slowly replacing all my socks with Darn Tough. I don’t even need liner socks anymore." —Heinsight

    Price: $17.19 (originally $23; available in women's sizes S–L and four colors and men's sizes M–XXL and six colors)

    5. A spacious two-person tent, because camping ≠ cramping. It also packs down into a compact size for easy transport.

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    This three-season tent is designed to give generous head and shoulder room. The mesh panels in the upper portion of tent improve ventilation and views; ripstop panels in lower portion provide privacy, reduce drafts, and exposure to blowing dust and dirt. There are two large doors and two vestibules that offer easy access and additional covered storage.

    Promising review: "I love my new tent! It's the perfect size/weight for touring on bike. Easy set up! The first night of use, it rained a few hours and the tent stayed perfectly dry inside. The ceiling vents provide good ventilation. The doors are well designed with various options to tie back from partially to fully open. It's really nice to have two doors, which also tuck away at the top of the tent. I purchased the foot print separately, which kept the bottom of the tent protected and dry." —Shirley

    Price: $159.99 (originally $229; available in five colors)

    6. A pair of Altra running shoes with a wider toe box and plush midsole so your jog is never interrupted by discomfort.

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    Promising review: "They are hands down the most comfortable running shoe I've ever worn. I was a bit put off by the large toe box at first, thinking it made my feet look odd, but in truth, it's because of that they are so comfortable. I wear them every day at work and then to the gym. They are incredibly comfortable, breath well, and very light (perfect for packing in your carry-on, too). Since I've been using this pair for the gym and my runs, I just bought a second pair for my every day use. These are now my only brand of running shoe." —SoCalGal

    Price: $79.99 (originally $130; available in sizes 6–11 and four colors)

    7. A rugged mountain bike that can handle the ups and downs of a rough terrain.

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    The bike features a drivetrain with 27 gear choices, a front fork with shock absorption and remote lockout, and a low-profile rear derailleur.

    Promising review: "I bought it approximately one month ago and am very happy I did! The bike performs well and has features comparable to that of a thousand-dollar bike. A very fun basic hardtail that feels good on both climbs and descents." —Greg29326

    Price: $673.93 (originally $899; available in sizes S–XL)

    8. A pair of quick-dry shorts by The North Face for hiking or long days of sightseeing. Either way, they deserve a spot in your suitcase.

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    Promising review: "Love these shorts for hiking. Not too long and not too short. I love that they don't look like traditional cargo-style hiking shorts. Very comfy, stretchy fabric and extremely comfortable wide, stretchy waistband with drawstring. I've worn them running also and although they don't have a brief like traditional running shorts, they worked well for this purpose with nothing riding up or falling down. Bonus that I can use them for both running and hiking when packing space is limited." —Anonymous

    Price: $27.93 (originally $40; available in sizes XS–XL and two colors)

    9. A roomy 40-liter duffel bag you can carry like a duffel, crossbody, or backpack. Bonus: all the straps can be tucked away when they're not in use.

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    Promising review: "The efficiency of this duffel is EXCELLENT. I took it on a four-day trip to the Blue Ridge mountains, and it held more than what I needed for the trip (had leftover clean clothes). I brought this fully packed on the plane and was able to have it comfortably stashed under the seat with room to spare for my feet. Durability seems top notch, pockets are great!" —MaxMBK

    Price: $62.89 (originally $89.95; available in three colors)

    10. An outdoor zero gravity chair that literally mimics the feeling of weightlessness in space — it reduces back pressure and tension and provides lumbar support. And if that weren't enough, it even has a built-in cup holder to keep your La Croix within reach.

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    You can lock the chair in your position of choice.

    Promising review: "My friends and I own around a dozen plus of these chairs, and everyone in our camp fight over who gets to use them (beats the heck out of sitting on a log)." —rick5

    Price: $49.99 (originally $100)

    11. A roof box to provide extra storage and free up more car space for road trips with your pals.

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    This 500-liter roof box can hold three to five snowboards or five to seven pairs of skis.

    Promising review: "I did extensive research for different cargo boxes on the market to try and find one that would do a couple things. One was to fit on our Subaru Forester without hitting the rear hatch when opened. The other was to fit my skis, which are 189 cm in length. This box did both of those things. Having owned an older Thule Pulse Alpine cargo box, this model has improved on several features. It has a better locking and opening mechanism. Also, the the clamps and the tracks inside the box make it much easier to line the box up straight and ensure you have the clamps centered over the crossbars. Box also opens from either side, which is really helpful. Wind noise has been minimal to non existent when driving on the highway so far." —Travis

    Price: $479.89 (originally $599.95)

    12. A lightweight and breathable Arc'teryx insulated hoodie for fending off moisture and providing warmth, whether you're hiking or just walking the dog.

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    Promising review: "This is the best purchase I ever made. I have never been so satisfied with a piece of gear. The lightweight, packable Atom LT Hoody is great for any outdoor activity. I use it all year long, for spring and fall climbing, and as a mid layer in winter months for skiing, hiking, and winter camping. I wear it in the city as my coat in the spring and fall. It is a staple of my canoe-tripping clothing items in the summertime as a great piece to stay warm at night. The Primaloft material does not compromise warmth and insulation for the convenience of being able to get it wet. The jacket is an attractive fit while not being too form fitting. I recommend this hoody to everyone! You will not be disappointed in this investment." —Hamilton

    Price: $128.83+ (originally $259; available in women's sizes XS–XL and eight colors and men's sizes S–XXL and 10 colors)

    13. A 40-liter daypack that'll hold enough gear for day hikes, overnights, and travel. Some reviewers even use it as a commuter bag.

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    It has a spring-steel perimeter frame that provides load support while also allowing the back panel to conform to your torso. The padded, mesh-covered straps, belt, and back are designed keep you cool and comfortable. The U-shaped panel opening makes it easy to access all your gear when completely unzipped. The top has a zippered pocket on the underside for your keys and valuables, and there are also zippered hipbelt pockets that let you access snacks and other essentials as you hike. And finally, it comes with a raincover that stows in its own zip pocket.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this bag. My family does Disney quite often, and we need to take special foods for my son. It has enough space for a small/medium thermal lunch bag, snacks, towels, rain ponchos, sun screen, first aid kit, hats, and everything else we need when walking in the parks. The main compartment can be opened from any side, which makes it easy for security to check when entering the parks.

    The straps are comfortable, and the hip belt really does help keep things light. The compartments on the hip belt allow me to keep my phone and camera easily accessible.

    I don't carry a hydration pouch, but I use the hydration tube hole for my USB cable, which connects to a battery pack inside the pack. This way, I can charge my phone, my wife's phone, and my camera throughout the day. It's a nifty little set up!

    The best part is the price. Hands down, I would have paid much more for a pack with the same features, but I didn't have to." —Yadi279

    Price: $59.49 (originally $119; available in two colors and sizes)

    14. A Patagonia insulated jacket (made with 75% recycled materials) to block out winds when temperatures suddenly drop.

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    Promising review: "I was on the hunt for a lighter synthetic down jacket that would keep me warm in windy San Francisco and that would also be practical for outdoor adventures. After pretty extensive research, I decided on the Nano Puff, and I'm so glad I did. This jacket is lightweight but also does a great job protecting against the SF wind. I can layer a thin, hooded vest underneath to add additional warmth if needed." —SFcoloradobuff

    Price: $118.98 with code LABORDAY19 (originally $199; available in sizes XXS–XL and three colors)

    15. A compact yet sturdy hammock with a removable rainfly and a stowable bug net for keeping bad weather and mosquitos at bay. You can finally get a good night's rest in the great outdoors!

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    Promising review: "Hands down the best night's sleep I've had in the woods in a while. Goodbye arms falling asleep. Goodbye sticks and pebbles poking me through my sleeping pad. Goodbye waking up eight times every night.

    It packs down very easily back into the included stuff sack. I was even able to fit a sleeping pad in there with it. It's super easy to put up — the only tough bit is finding trees that are just the right distance apart given the straps aren't super long.

    I love how the single pole creates an arch over my head area, and all the pockets. I can keep my phone, a book, headlamp, battery pack, and gloves all comfortably out of the way.

    This is what I'll be taking on all my bike packing and backpacking trips from now on. My friends can all suffer on the ground." —Bikepacker Ralph

    Price: $125.89 (originally $179.95)

    16. A super light, very compressible down sleeping bag that doesn't compromise on warmth.

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    It's insulated with water-resistant, premium 850-fill-power goose down and has a temperature rating of 16 degrees.

    Promising review: "Lightest and warmest bag I’ve slept in. I did an overnight at Mt. San Jacinto in April and didn’t realize I’d be camping in snow. It must have been in the 20's or low 30's, because when I woke up the next morning, the water in my bladder was frozen. I was extremely warm throughout the night and had to unzip the bag. Finally, I found a sleeping bag whose temperature rating is accurate. It weighs under two-pounds and is a must-buy." —osaki42

    Price: $258.29+ (originally $369+; available in regular or long)

    17. A headlamp to the light the way for early morning (or evening) jogs.

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    This headlight provides up to 330 lumens of bright light. It has multiple modes: dimmable spot, flood, spot+flood, red night vision, and strobe. The rechargeable battery runs up to 40 hours (3.5 hours on high) and recharges via micro USB.

    Promising review: "A trail running group I'm in runs Monday and Wednesday at 5:30 pm, so mostly all in the dark this time of year. I have been using this since I got it for those runs. I love the light output and usually use the spot beam and dim it just a bit. Many in the group have made comments about it and like the design. I love that it is not front-heavy like most headlamps, and the headband drys pretty fast, too. I sweat very easily and it is soaked after a run and no bad smells from the headband. Very happy with the design and performance for the price." —runforfun7

    Price: $37.39 (originally $49.95; available in four colors)

    18. A Suunto 9 Baro GPS watch that allows for 120 hours of continuous tracking and is built to withstand extreme conditions.

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    This smart GPS watch has up to 25 hours of battery life in performance mode (most robust data and best GPS accuracy), up to 40 hours in endurance mode, or up to 120 hours in ultra mode (deactivates wrist heart rate tracking and Bluetooth connectivity). The watch face features scratch-resistant sapphire crystal glass and a stainless-steel bezel, so it's able to withstand rough conditions. It supports more than 80 activities, using GPS data and the barometric altimeter to track time, distance, pace, elevation, and ascent/descent. You can even create a training summary on the watch, including graphs and lap tables. It has up to 100 meters of water resistance, which means you can wear this in the pool; swim functions include pool and open-water pace and distance, automatic intervals, and interval lap table. It has an integrated storm alarm, weather trend data, and sunset/sunrise times to help you make informed decisions when outdoors. You can pair it with your iPhone or Android device to receive notifications on your wrist.

    Promising review: "I have had many of the Suunto watches but the Suunto 9 is the best yet. The biggest draw for me has to be the battery life and the fact it adapts and tells you when to charge and how long you have left if you want to squeeze a few more hours out on the mountain. But the best thing for me is the Suunto phone app. I especially like the map section where I can be in a new town and I can plot a route within minutes and then upload to the watch straight away, no leads needed and takes minutes. I have found so many new trails on my doorstep that I didn't know existed. The watch also looks pretty cool, too." —mrmole

    Price: $419.29+ (originally $599+; available in three colors)

    19. A portable cooking system with simmer control and an ergonomical cooking cup that's easy to eat out of. Yup, you can actually make mac and cheese in this thing.

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    It's propane powered so fuel canisters should be purchased separately.

    Promising review: "So easy to eat out of with it being wider/shallower. Packs down super easy. Super light. Love the simmer control. Not a single complaint." —Just hammock

    Price: $99.99 (originally $144.95; available in four colors)

    20. Solar-powered string lights to use in your backyard or at the camping ground. They'll instantly make a space feel cozy.

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    These lights fully charge in 14 hours of direct sunlight or two to three hours via an USB port. The solar base unit doubles as compartment to keep the string organized, and the charging unit may also be used to charge mobile devices.

    Promising review: "I picked up this bad boy a few weeks back and used this for two car camping trips. I love the color — light yellow instead of the traditional bright white. When it's on full brightness, it's bright enough to light up the entire picnic table and we were able to cook without additional lighting. It lasts about eight hours as we use full brightness while cooking, and then dim that to the lowest when we chill and chat at night. When the light is out, we normally just hang a small power bank and plug in on the other side." —Mond627

    Price: $27.89 (originally $39.95)

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