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The 28 Best Items in November’s REI Gear Up and Get Out Sale 2023

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Who’s ready to save some money and get great outdoor gear?! The Gear Up and Get Out Sale at REI is happening right now, and you can get 30% off of all REI Co-Op gear and 25-30% off other top brands.

I’ve spent far too long diving into this November REI Sale, but I think I’ve highlighted the best of the best inside. So, whether you’re looking for some new gear yourself or beginning your holiday shopping early (honestly, good on you for not procrastinating), you’re sure to find some stellar deals inside!

Or, if you want to shop on your own, then click below and go crazy!

While there are thousands of deals (I looked at nearly all the items), the following 28 outdoor items are what I think are the best quality gear and the best savings, too.

Everything you need to know about the November REI Gear Up and Get Out Sale 2023

What should I know about the Gear Up and Get Out Sale 2023?

Throughout the Gear Up and Get Out Sale 2023, you’ll find REI Co-op gear, clothing, and footwear 30% off. Furthermore, non-REI Co-op gear is also on sale.

Here are a few highlights. (Please note not every item of the following brands is discounted.)

  • KUHL, Allbirds, Sea to Summit, Big Agnes, and Janji up to 30% off
  • Merrell, MSR Stoves and Cook Gear, Osprey, Mountain Hardwear, Smartwool, Fjallraven, Salomon, Cotopaxi, Outdoor Research, Icebreaker, Kari Traa, and more up to 25% off
  • Yakima and Thule Racks up to 20% off
  • Danner Footwear up to 25% off
  • Smith Helmets and Goggles up to 20% off
  • The North Face (Members Only) up to 25%-30% off
  • Garmin epix and fenix Watches $200 off
  • $100 off Garmin inReach Mini2

Additionally, members can save 20% on a full-priced item and an extra 20% on an REI Outlet Item. Use the REI Coupon Code GEARUP23 to save 20%. This is valid online and in stores.

When is the Gear Up and Get Out Sale?

The 2023 Gear Up Get Out Sale goes from November 10 to November 20. This 11-day sale will give you all the savings you need to score some great new gear and lock in those holiday gifts!

You can get the same discounts online and in the store.

Photo Credit: Alec Sills-Trausch

1. Garmin Fenix7 and Epix Watches

It’s not very often you get the chance to buy Garmin Watches at a discount. The Garmin Fenix 7 and Epix watches are two of the most advanced outdoor smartwatches on the market. They are both packed with features to help you track your fitness, navigate the outdoors, and stay connected.

I currently have the Fenix7 and have been using it for about two years. I think I’ve hiked close to 400 miles – maybe more! I absolutely love it, and while the battery life has dropped some, it can still give me ten days on a charge. (Without GPS usage.) I recommend you jump on this Gear Up and Get Out sale item.

2. REI Down Jackets 650 or 850 Magma Hoodie

A classic down jacket to keep you warm on your winter adventures, early mornings, or just walking the dog. The 650 is lighter, less warm, and comes without a hood, while the 850 is quite warm and comes with a hood.

I recommend the 850 for adventure gear, while the 650 for just hanging around the city/quick trips/grabbing drinks with friends. Either way, it’s a great one to grab at the Gear Up and Get Out Sale.

A hiker stands in a red jacket in front of a waterfall.
Photo Credit: Alec Sills-Trausch

3. Salomon Quest 4 GORE-TEX Hiking Boots

Conquer any terrain with the men’s Salomon Quest 4 GORE-TEX hiking boots. Built for long expeditions and tough conditions, these boots offer superior grip, support, and articulation, keeping your stride fluid, stable, and smooth, no matter how far you go.

4. Smartwool Socks

Everyone needs some comfy, warm wool socks. Smartwool is one of my favorites, and I highly recommend them.

5. Sahara Sun Hoodie

Another one that I have (it’ll be a theme inside), and I really like the REI Sahara Sunhoodie. It’s a little warmer/thicker than other brand’s sunshirts, so it’s definitely perfect for winter/fall adventures. I personally need long sleeves to keep the sun off my skin, and the hoodie also helps to hide from the sun but also to keep my head warm in evening temperatures.

A hiker wearing the red REI Sahara Hoodie raises his hands in front of a lake and towering mountain with clouds below it. This is one of the items on sale during the Gear Up and Get Out Sale.
Photo Credit: Alec Sills-Trausch

6. REI Co-op Flash Carbon Trekking Poles – Pair

Hiking poles are a contested issue on the trails. I personally love them as it helps take pressure off my legs and back and give my arms a little workout. If you’re looking for a new pair or maybe haven’t used them before, check these out.

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7. REI Co-op Skyward 4 Tent

I’m a big proponent of car camping tents that you can put a queen-size mattress into. And this is one where you go do that. With tall ceilings and a wide base, this is perfect for a car glamping adventure.

8. Big Agnes Spicer Peak 4 Tent

Another four-person tent by one of my favorite brands, Big Agnes. Whether you’re car camping, establishing a basecamp at the trailhead, or enjoying extended weekends by the river, the spacious 4-person Big Agnes Spicer Peak 4 tent ensures you and your group have ample room to relax and stay comfortably.

9. REI Co-op Dining Table

I don’t have this exact table, but one similar, and I love it. It sets up in two minutes and offers a nice table while dispersed camping, on the go, or as a second table if you are camping, and a table is already there.

10. REI Co-op Skyward Chair

I bought the Skyward Chair earlier this year and have used it multiple times. It gets the job done as a camping chair (I mean, it’s not a $1,000 loveseat). Perfect around the campfire or watchign sunset with your friends.

three camp chairs surround a fire while camping in the forest.
Photo Credit: Alec Sills-Trausch

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11. REI Co-op Trailmade Backpacking Bundle

If you’re looking to get into backpacking, this is a perfect starter kit. You get a tent, sleeping bag, and sleeping pad for less than $300 after the discount.

So, don’t let price be a factor when it comes to your backpacking adventures.

12. Sea to Summit Alto TR2 Tent

This ultralight, semi-freestanding tent weighs under three pounds, making it a perfect backpacking companion. It has two doors and nearly vertical walls to help make your time in the tent more enjoyable.

13. Sea to Summit Alpha Light Spork – Long

Let me know if this sounds like you. You’re on a backpacking trip, eating your dehydrated meals, and you’re constantly getting your knuckles covered in food. That you? It happened to me all the time until I bought this Long Spork, and now my fingers are clean.

14. REI Co-op Flexlite Air Chair

I have it, and I love it. At one pound, it’s the one item I will carry with me on every single backpacking trip, no matter what. Just having something to sit and relax in after a big day can’t be discounted.

A lake surrounded by mountains with clouds in the sky at sunrise.

15. Sea To Summit Sleeping Bags

As you saw above, all Sea to Summit Sleepings bags are 30% off. If you’ve been waiting for a chance to get an ultralight yet warm sleeping bag, this is the time. I personally believe a 15-degree bag is the perfect sleeping bag for most people.

It allows you to sleep comfortably year-round, outside of a winter mountaineering attempt. (But most readers aren’t doing that.)

The buttons will be the 15/18-degree ultralight bags and then link to the following: 0-degree bag, 5-degree, and 18-degree. Do note that everyone handles cold differently, so temperature ratings are not always accurate on a person-to-person level.

16. Danner Mountain 600 Leaf GORE-TEX Hiking Boots

Combining rugged construction with GORE-TEX weatherproofing, the Danner Mountain 600 Leaf hiking boots are crafted to conquer any trail, enabling you to embark on adventures throughout the year.

17. MSR Guardian Purifier

The MSR Guardian Purifier, which earned the prestigious Backpacker Magazine Editors’ Choice award in 2016, effectively and effortlessly eliminates viruses, bacteria, protozoa, and contaminants during backpacking adventures and global travel. It’s a great get for the Gear Up and Get Out Sale.

18. MSR Guardian Gravity Purifier

Similar to the above, but in a gravity filter style. So instead of pumping, you simply fill it up, hang it from a tree, and let it flow. I personally LOVE gravity filters as I can do other camp chores while my water filters.

19. MSR PocketRocket Stove Kit

The MSR PocketRocket Stove Kit is a lightweight and compact cooking system that is perfect for backpacking, camping, and other outdoor activities. The kit includes a PocketRocket stove, a 2-liter aluminum pot, a bowl, a lid, a pot grip, and a stuff sack.

The stove will boil water quickly and efficiently, even in cold or windy conditions.

20. Sea to Summit Aeros Ultralight Pillow

Another one I personally own and have had for six backpacking summers. It’s comfy and gets the job done. It folds up to the size just bigger than Post-It Notes, so it won’t take up much room in your pack.

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Two tents illuminated by light with a hiker standing to the left.
Photo Credit: Alec Sills-Trausch

21. Sea to Summit Telos TR3 Plus Tent

This is a four-season tent that will keep you warm and dry during frigid nights in the backcountry. I will stress that winter camping is a different beast and to go in with proper equipment, knowledge, and a way to get home safely if things go south.

22. Outdoor Research Alti II GORE-TEX Mittens 

Heading into the mountains or to the Arctic? These mittens are going to be your best friend. A bit pricey, but if you’re going into frigid temperatures, you’ll want these. Here are some less expensive ones.

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23. Thule Epos 2-Bike Hitch Rack

The Thule Epos 2-bike hitch rack is made to work with any kind of bike and is quick and easy to use. Its telescopic bike attachment system makes loading and unloading a breeze.

24. Yakima GrandTour 16 Roof Box

Do you know what’s less expensive than buying a bigger car? Buying a roof rack! If you’re finding that your gear is taking up a little too much room in the car, slap a roof rack on top and get back to roadtriping in peace. If you’re on the fence, jump at this during the Gear Up and Get Out Sale.

25. Allbirds Wool Runners

Fusing the luxurious comfort of ultra-soft merino wool with an eco-friendly, bio-based water-repellent shield, the Allbirds Wool Runner Mizzle sneakers for men are the ultimate footwear choice for unpredictable weather conditions.

These shoes not only keep your feet snug but also provide a stylish and functional solution to ensure you stay both dry and fashion-forward during wet-weather adventures.

26. 32oz Nalgene Water Bottles

Have you been trying to limit your waste and remove single-use plastics from your life? If this sounds like you and you don’t have a Nalgene yet, add this as your ‘must-have’ travel companion. There are a half dozen options, so find one that works for you!

27. Osprey Ozone 4-Wheel Luggage – 85 L/27″

Take flight with this Osprey luggage bag. Offering ample room for extended journeys, the Osprey Ozone 4-Wheel luggage with an 85-liter capacity boasts a lightweight aluminum frame, ensuring effortless transport from the airport to the train station.

A sea of mountains taken from an airplane.
Photo Credit: Alec Sills-Trausch

28. Osprey Ozone Carry-On Boarding Bag

Effortlessly breeze through airport security and travel comfortably with the Osprey Ozone Carry-On Boarding bag. Designed as your personal item, this lightweight and breathable shoulder bag provides sturdy protection. It’s a great use for the Gear Up and Get Out Sale.

How to use your 20% off Coupon?

I’ll have a dedicated article about the best gear to use your 20% off coupon on, but here are a few that I’d jump at the chance to get at a discounted price during the REI November sale.

Big Agnes Copper Spur Backpacking Tent

I have the 3P tent and have been loving it. It is ultralight – just over three pounds – and gives me and my girlfriend ample room inside the tent. I even brought it on a solo trip just to get more photos of it, and it didn’t weigh down my pack.

A tent with no rain cover sites on grass with a mountain in the distance through the two zipper doors. While not part of the Gear Up and Get Out Sale, you can still use your 20% coupon on it.

BioLite FirePit+

Experience the cozy ambiance of a smoke-free, crackling fire with the BioLite FirePit+. This innovative fire pit burns wood or charcoal, generating an exceptionally efficient flame sustained for up to 30 hours thanks to its rechargeable battery.

Gregory Baltoro 65L

I’ve had this Gregory backpack for the last six years and have put so many miles on it in the backcountry. If you need a rock solid pack that will last you in a multitude of conditions and terrains, this is it! While not part of the Gear Up and Get Out Sale, still getting 20% off is great!

A hiker walks on a trail with a big mountain behind him and a reflection of him and the mountain in the foreground.

Eagle Creek Tarmac XE 4-Wheel 65 L Wheeled Luggage – 26″

Featuring robust, versatile wheels and water-resistant materials, the 26-inch Eagle Creek Tarmac XE 4-Wheel 65-liter wheeled luggage effortlessly navigates through the most challenging travel conditions during your adventures. It’s a great one to snag during the REI November sale.

Make Sure You Become an REI Member

I’ve been a REI member for at least seven years now and likely longer, and it is one of my best choices. Throughout the year, you get exclusive discounts, access to Member-Only Sales, and receive yearly dividends of 10% from your full-priced purchases in the year prior.

The one-time cost is $30.

For the Gear Up Get Out Sale 2023, Members will receive a 20% off coupon.

View of the mountains in Washington Cascades. There's a tall glaciated mountain in the background with lower ridgelines filled with trees.
Photo Credit: Alec Sills-Trausch

Wrapping Up – REI Gear Up Get Out Sale 2023

No matter where you live, there are outdoor adventures to be had. So, use these amazing discounts to grab the gear you need and save big in the process during the REI November sale.

Thanks for reading, and I hope you find something incredible during the REI Gear Up Get Out Sale 2023!

Until next time, adventurers, take care and be safe.

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