The Backcountry Work From Sale Home Sale was created to address a very specific circumstance — the one we are all going through right now.
As the COVID-19 pandemic keeps most outdoor folk inside, working from the relative safety of their laptop (or twiddling their thumbs), Backcountry is reminding us of its mission: gear, grit, and connecting people to their passions.
The products below were hand-picked by Backpackers.com staff, and all are 25% off or more. And there’s a huge range of products not listed in this article, so be sure to explore the full sale in between Zoom calls.
Goal Zero Nomad 7 Solar Panel – $57 (29% Off)
Goal Zero is known for impressive powering devices that can handle the rugged outdoors, and the Nomad 7 Solar Panel is a classic. Rarely on sale, the Nomad 7 is a simple portable solar panel that weighs well under a pound, has a 7W capacity, and outputs for charging most devices. You can plug in USB, solar, or mini solar connectors, and can charge simultaneously.
This is a great time to have gear that enables you to survive outside of society, and it’s made to last in any environment.See the Goal Zero Nomad 7 Solar Panel
Granite Gear Crown2 60 – $129.97 (35% Off)
The Granite Gear Crown2 60 is an impressive ultralight backpacking pack. It has a handful of features to dial in the perfect fit and weight, including the Re-Fit hip belt which is adjustable while you’re wearing it, an included removable toplid, many removable straps, and a solid lightweight frame. We reviewed this backpack, and love it.
The whole pack weighs just over two pounds, and can carry up to 35 pounds of weight. If you’ve been waiting for the perfect thru-hiking pack, this may be it.See the Men’s Granite Gear Crown2 60 See the Women’s Granite Gear Crown2 60
YETI Rambler Colster – $18.74 (25% Off)
If the work from home life has taught us anything, it’s that 5 o’clock is a good time for an ice cold beverage. The YETI Rambler Colster is a high-end coozie, designed to keep that beverage (beer, sparkling water, or hard seltzer) precisely ice cold.
You unscrew the cap, put in the beverage, screw on the cap, and you’ll have chilled liquid for hours. YETI gear is rarely on sale, so you can snag a Colster for a decent price right now.See the YETI Rambler Colster
Patagonia Nano Puff Insulated Jacket – $129.35 (35% Off)
The Patagonia Nano Puff is one of the most spotted synthetic insulated jackets in town or on the trail. It’s lightweight, packs into itself, will last for years, and remains just warm enough when it’s freezing, and just breathable enough when the temperatures climb for year-round use.
The Nano Puff is now made with Primaloft Gold Eco insulation, and is 100% recycled. There are two zippered hand pockets, an internal zippered chest pocket, and it has an average weight of about 12 ounrces. If you’ve wanted one of these but balked at the price, now is your chance.See the Men’s Patagonia Nano Puff See the Women’s Patagonia Nano Puff
Marmot PreCip Eco Jacket – $59.98 (40% Off)
The Marmot PreCip Eco Jacket is the updated take on the classic PreCip, and shows Marmot’s commitment to more sustainable rainwear. It has the standard two zippered hand pockets, pit zips, and an adjustable hide-able hood, but now the nylon fabric is made of recycled material and the breathable membrane is NanoPro Eco, a more environmentally friendly waterproof breathable layer.
The whole jacket packs into its pocket for easy storage, and performs as a solid rain jacket for backpacking, camping, or around town. At this price it’s hard to beat.See the Women’s Marmot PreCip Eco See the Men’s Marmot PreCip Eco
Black Diamond Spot 325 Headlamp – $29.96 (25% Off)
Another item that serves double duty on backpacking trips and in survival kits, the Black Diamond Spot 325 headlamp is the lightweight, extra-bright version of our go-to headlamp.
It has 325 lumens of light, which is bright enough for trail finding at night, takes 3 AAA batteries, and easily toggles between a white and red light. You can dim the headlamp with a single hand, and it’s waterproof. This is a great deal on a solid headlamp.See the Black Diamond Spot 325
Salomon Quest 4D 3 GTX Backpacking Boot – $172.46 (25% Off)
The Salomon Quest 4D 3 GTX are the gold standard if you need a rugged, highly capable, long-lasting backpacking boots. They are heavy (well over a pound per boot), but will last for years.
The Quest 4D use a heap of impressive design features, including the stop-on-a-dime Contragrip soles, a mix of leather and textile upper, removable Ortholite footbeds, and Gore-Tex Performance Comfort membrane for breathable waterproofing.
If you have a serious trek in your future, or just like to be ultra-prepared, consider the Salomon Quest 4D 3 GTX boots.See the Men’s Salomon Quest 4D 3 GTX See the Women’s Salomon Quest 4D 3 GTX
Patagonia Black Hole 55L Duffel Bag – $96.99 (30% Off)
Patagonia’s Black Hole line of duffel bags are the current hot take on international clothing storage. While there’s a lot of hype, there’s impressive function behind the shiny bags.
Made with ultra durable ripstop fabric, smart and simple interior storage, and useful carrying straps, the Black Hole 55L duffel can be carried, stored, and thrown just about anywhere. It’s also made of postconsumer recycled polyester, has a DWR coating to shed rain, and three easy-access zippered pockets.
If you need a duffel that goes anywhere, the Black Hole line is excellent, and on decent sale, too.See the Patagonia Black Hole 55L
Arc’teryx Atom LT Hooded Insulated Jacket – $167.04 (36% Off)
The Arc’teryx Atom LT insulated jacket is a cult classic, and one that we reviewed and awarded. It has been a staple of the versatile synthetic insulation game for years, and does so with precise fit, unique fabrics, and a lot of warmth and breathability.
The Atom LT features a stretchy, breathable panel down your sides to release some heat while on the move, but the rest of the coat uses 60 grams of Coreloft insulation, which is very warm and resists water well. The hood is articulated and helmet compatible, and there are two zippered hand pockets and a single zippered internal pocket.
Arc’teryx gear is not cheap, and this heavy discount helps.See the Women’s Arc’teryx Atom LT See the Men’s Arc’teryx Atom LT
The North Face TKA Glacier Full-Zip Hooded Fleece Jacket – $33.50 (55% Off)
The North Face TKA Glacier line is some of the fuzziest lightweight fleece you can find. The TKA Glacier Full-Zip Hooded Jacket takes that line and turns it into a weather-resistant ball of cozy, perfect for sitting around in your apartment until you’re able to hit the streets.
The jacket uses recycled polyester, has two zippered pockets, and will keep you warm on chilly days. The discount is serious, so get one while they last.See the Men’s The North Face TKA Glacier Hoody See the Women’s The North Face TKA Glacier Hoody
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