Amazon Just Dropped a Secret Sale on Hiking Gear, But These Deals Won't Last
Score everything from boots to pants to poles at a major discount before these top-rated products sell out.
Summer may be more than halfway over, but for avid hikers, that means the best days are still ahead. In just a few weeks, you'll be trading in those hot, sweaty summer hikes for pleasantly crisp ascents with the sound of crunching leaves underfoot. And there's no time like the present to refresh your hiking wardrobe before autumn is here in full force.Right now, there are a bunch of secret sales on Amazon on hiking essentials like hiking boots, clothing, backpacks, and other gear. Since discounts on hiking gear don't come around often—and sussing out the best of the best isn't always easy—we've rounded up our favorite pieces of hiking gear on sale at Amazon right now. Just make sure to shop fast, because deals this good will be gone before you know it.
September 12, 2022
Outdoor Life: Do You Really Need a Water Filter for Backpacking and Mountain Hunting?
While DEET products may be more familiar by name and their chemical smell, sprays with 20 percent picaridin, like Sawyer Products, offer comparable protection without the harsh odor and oily feeling on your skin.
The Sawyer Squeeze was (by far) the most common Pacific Crest Trail water filter this year – for the fifth year in a row. It’s a $39, 3 oz / 85 g hollow fiber filter that rids your drinking water of protozoa and bacteria (and floaties). It can be used with Sawyer bags (included with the filter) or with compatible water bottles (Smartwater is the bottle of choice for many hikers).
SAWYER MINI WATER FILTER, $22 This has been my water filter of choice for years now. The bags can be iffy — I have had a few break – so carry a couple. However, the filter itself is reliable, light and inexpensive. -Logan