The 9 best deals on The North Face, CamelBak and more at the Backcountry semi-annual sale
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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.
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 important—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 price. Buyers loved the magnetic lid that keeps the top from hitting them in the face when they quenched their thirst.
2. These incredibly soft leggings
If you’ve yet to experience Beyond Yoga’s cult-favorite Spacedye leggings, now’s the 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 popular 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.
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.
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. Normally $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."
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 full 60% 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 full price.) The wind- and waterproof jacket is made with recyclable materials so in addition to being stylish, it’s sustainable, too.
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 gusts of wind, 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 chilly hands).
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.
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 the maximum insulation. Price varies by color, with some shades starting at $50, a full 50% off the $100 list price.
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 as $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."
Prices were accurate at the time this article was published but may change over time.