‘Tis always the season for gifting in our opinion, but November is the time when most people begin thinking about buying outdoor gear as gifts for their loved ones (or themselves).
The reasoning is simple, It’s the time when discounted outdoor gear becomes more accessible to a wider audience of outdoor enthusiasts, thanks to the annual Black Friday sales where some brands offer great deals, like up to 50% off full-price products.
This is awesome for those who enjoy spending time outdoors camping, hiking, running, or just generally love being in nature because let’s face it, outdoor gear tends to be expensive (for the best new gear at least).
Our curated list features only highly-rated outdoor adventure, and active lifestyle discounted gear because here at Trail and Kale, we don’t waste our (or your) time on anything but the best gear that performs well, and lasts the test of time.
We’ve highlighted some particularly outstanding deals below. To see the full list, continue reading!
- $420 off Anker’s 757 PowerHouse power station (code ANKER1770)
- 20% off Ooni Pizza Ovens sitewide
- $200 off our favorite eBike brand, Aventon Bikes
- 25% off LARQ water purification bottles
- 25% off the awesome Bote Breeze Aero SUP
On a side note, we have personally been using this discount outdoor gear throughout the year, which is one of the reasons why we are able to stand behind our recommendations with such integrity; the same goes for all our gift lists and outdoor gear buying guides too.
We believe that gifts should be as sustainably manufactured as possible, or at the very least be extremely high quality, durable, and provide bountiful value so that they will be in your gear arsenal for years to come, and therefore minimize waste.
This Black Friday discount outdoor gear list includes the very best camping gear, running shoes & apparel, hiking accessories & clothing, fitness gear, and active lifestyle gear.
Keep checking back over the coming days as we introduce new Black Friday outdoor and active lifestyle deals that you won’t want to miss. Remember, these are Black Friday Deals and therefore won’t be around for long, so act fast if you see any discounted outdoor gear that catches your eye!
The discount outdoor gear that grabbed our attention in this year’s Black Friday sales
lululemon Blissfeel women’s running shoes for $99
[Valid through November 27, 2022 / while stocks last]
THE STEAL: lululemon rarely sells their latest gear at less than MSRP, so their Black Friday specials like this shoe ‘steal’ and offerings for Cyber Monday (11/28) are one of the only times you can score gear at these prices!
This running shoe is specifically designed for the female foot, weight distribution, and running style of female runners, based on research including more than one million scans of women’s feet and analysis of running mechanics.
It’s also a great shoe to wear for everyday, especially with the great selection of color options available! Because the shoes (like lululemon apparel) come in limited edition colors, if you have a particular color in mind, it’s best to pick it up in your size before it sells out.
To learn more about these lululemon running shoes visit our lululemon shoes buyer’s guide where we’ve ranked and reviewed all the women’s lululemon shoe styles.
As lululemon leggings are also included in this Black Friday special, you may also be interested to learn about the different types of lululemon running leggings, too!
LARQ Bottle PureVis™ [Up To 30% Off]
[Valid through 11:59PM PT November 30, 2022]
DEAL 1 – Spend more, save more: Take 25% off orders of $150 or more; Take 15% off orders under $150. Discount automatically taken at checkout.
DEAL 2 – Subscribe and save big: Get up to 33% off the LARQ Pitcher PureVis™ and LARQ Bottle Filtered when you purchase an accompanying filter replacement plans. Prices as marked on eligible Nano Zero products with filter replacement plans. No code required. Not eligible on past purchases and cannot be combined with other offers.
The LARQ Bottle PureVis, and LARQ Pitcher PureVis, will both purify water and neutralize any stinky bottle odors or contaminants that may buildup over time, completely autonomously.
LARQ Bottles are for those who want something a little different from other water bottles on the market, and by different, I mean more advanced with water purification technology built into its lid.
The LARQ self-cleaning bottle can fill up almost anywhere, even on the trails, and will purify your water at the tap of a button. The bottles themselves have all been designed beautifully and make fantastic holiday season gifts for loved ones, or as a treat to yourself.
Also worth checking out is the LARQ Pitcher PureVis™ which filters out contaminants like chlorine, lead, PFAS, AND purifies your water at home – it really is the ultimate water treatment solution for home use and we use ours daily to make our tap water taste better!
Apollo Neuro Sleep & Stress Relief Wearables [Up to $200 Off]
[Valid through November 28, 2022]
THE DEAL: Normally an Apollo Neuro wearable costs $399 (with no subscription needed), but this Black Friday sale week you can pick up an Apollo Neuro for $349 – that’s $50 off, and if you buy two, you get a huge $200 off!
This innovative touch therapy wearable can help achieve calmness, meditation and lower stress levels – it’s a great product to consider for yourself or as a thoughtful gift for someone who may benefit from a little assisted meditation.
Apollo Neuro bracelets have been proven to improve your health, rather than just tracking it. The concept behind these stress relief devices is that touch and emotion are connected, and certain frequencies of touch can help reduce stress in your body. It could be described as a ‘wearable hug’!
To learn more about this stress relief wearable, including more pictures and details on how it works, read our full Apollo Neuro review.
Caldera + Lab Men’s Skin Care [30% Off]
[Valid through November 28, 2022]
THE DEAL: 30% off with code ‘BLACK FRIDAY‘.
If you spend a lot of time outside in the elements, like I do, then I recommend you check out Caldera + Lab – a premium vegan organic skincare company with a difference.
I never realized I needed these products until I tried their flagship product ‘The Good’ for 30 days. I’m still using their products 2 years later and it’s just as well with all the outdoor adventures and exposure to the elements that I put my skin through.
I use their full 3 stage regimen daily which consists of a facial cleanser, moisturizer, and multifunctional serum, and swear by it for keeping my skin in good condition which I believe to be essential with all the outdoor sports I do.
Their eye serum is also the only one I’ve discovered that actually seems to work, and that doesn’t irritate my sensitive skin.
To learn more about Caldera Lab’s The Good, and The Eyecon eye serum read my in-depth Calder Lab review of my 30-day testing period as an outdoorsy person who needs to take care of my skin.
Dometic CFX3 35 Powered Cooler [$783.99
THE DEAL: 20% off at the Dometic Outdoor online store, including coolers, drinkware, powered coolers like the popular CFX3 35 (featured here) and other camping and van conversion gear like fans and toilets!
Why are these Dometic powered coolers so freakin’ – well, COOL? Well for a start, you don’t need ice to keep your food and drink cool, just a basic power supply such as your car, van or RV’s 12v outlet.
If you’re going camping and need to keep food and drinks chilled, you can also hook these Dometic coolers up to a portable power station (like the Anker one featured on this Black Friday outdoor gear sale list) for generator-free, quiet refrigeration.
These Dometic coolers are also super popular with people building camper van conversions as an ice-free, quiet, fridge solution, whether you’re doing a basic conversion or a full-blown vanlife campervan buildout. We love our CFX3 45 Dometic cooler here at T&K HQ!
Hydro Flask 32oz Wide Mouth Insulated Water Bottles $33.71
THE DEAL: Get 25% off Hydro Flask products sitewide, including their stainless steel vacuum insulated water bottles, camp kitchen equipment and accessories. ONLY on Black Friday, 11/25!
Hydro Flask’s bestselling 32oz wide mouth bottles are the perfect size for hiking and other outdoor adventures.
These insulated stainless steel water bottles are dishwasher-safe, keep cold liquids cold for 24 hours, and hot drinks hot for 12 hours.
Plus, there are loads of colors (including limited editions and collabs with other outdoor brands) and you have the option to design your own, for a personalized bottle you’ll recognize anywhere.
20% Off Wolf Republic Dog Gear Sitewide
One of our favorite boutique dog gear companies, Wolf Republic supplies fun-loving, hipster adventure dogs and their humans!
With 20% off sitewide, choose from their premium dog toys, leashes, harnesses or the crazy popular satchel-style dog backpack for hiking and other adventures – or one of my personal favorites – their fancy copper dog bowl.
To learn more about the brand and their products, read our Wolf Republic review.
A 2-Pack of GCI Outdoor Wilderness Rocking Chairs for $120 [$30 Off]
THE DEAL: Get two of these GCI camping rocker chairs for $120 (save $30 off MSRP!) – Limited Quantities are available at GCIoutdoor.com on sale through 11/24.
These GCI Outdoor camping chairs make great outdoor seats for your backyard as well as camping trips, and they also have a well-earned place on our best camping chairs buyer’s guide!
Aventon Electric Bikes [$200 Off All eBikes]
THE DEAL: Get $200 off all Aventon e-bikes in this year’s Black Friday sale. If you’ve been looking at buying an electric bike, take it from us – this is a great deal, from a fantastic e-bike brand that we love! You can also get 20% off Aventon accessories.
Aventon’s new Level 2 Electric Bike, pictured, is the latest in their range of high-quality electric bikes! We have this bike on-site at Trail & Kale HQ and have been thoroughly enjoying it during our pre-review testing (stay tuned for the review, coming soon!).
As well as the Level 2 (which is available in a regular and step-thru version), also consider the Aventure for off-road e-bike riding, the Sinch for folding, portability and all-terrain riding (review also coming soon), and the Soltera for all-round riding and commuting.
To learn more about Aventure bikes and specifically their Aventure and Soltera models, read our Aventure and Soltera reviews.
IceMule Sling Cooler Bag
THE DEAL: Save 30% on ICEMULE Coolers with code EXPLORE30
For short camping adventures, as well as day trips to the park, beach, and on hikes, a packable, lightweight, sling soft-cooler such as the IceMule Classic is an awesome gift for anyone. It will keep their sodas, beer, and wine cool for the day.
This sling-style backpack cooler can keep contents cold for up to 24 hours and packs down small for stowing in a duffel when not in use, plus, it’s great for taking on boats, to the beach, and for watersports such as kayaking and paddle boarding because it’s waterproof and it floats!
With 30% Off right now, you can’t pass up this deal if you’re planning next year’s Spring/Summer adventures already like we are!
For more images of it in use and for to learn more about this cooler, read our IceMule cooler review.
BOTE Breeze Aero 10′8″ [25% Off]
THE DEAL: Get Up To 25% Off BOTE inflatable paddle boards and kayaks, including this great SUP, with a huge discount to $524.25
The BOTE board really impressed us during testing out on the water, as you may already know if you read my BOTE Breeze Aero review earlier this year.
For the price, this super lightweight paddleboard (20lbs) is extremely durable and comes with a carry bag, extendable paddle, and cordage at the front to hold all your gear in place while adventuring on the water.
There’s also plenty of grip on the deck for yoga, or to help ensure you don’t slip in the water when using this SUP in tandem like we do.
To learn more about stand up paddle boarding including how to choose the best one for your needs, read my Stand Up Paddle Boards Buyer’s Guide.
Ooni Pizza Ovens and Accessories 20% Off Sitewide
THE DEAL: Get a hefty 20% off Ooni pizza ovens and accessories sitewide from 11/21 through 11/29.
Choose from wood-fired pizza ovens, gas-fired, or a hybrid multi-fuel oven like the flagship Karu oven (pictured), which comes in a 12″ and 16″ pizza size. With the 20% discount, the Karu 12 is reduced to $319.20, and you can pick up the largest Ooni, the Karu 16, for $639.20!
Ooni is indisputably one of the best pizza oven brands in the world when it comes to outdoor pizza ovens for your backyard or camping. Having one of these really levels up your backyard and camp kitchen game, when you can make your own tasty stonebaked pizza in just a couple of minutes flat!
To learn more about Ooni pizza ovens and why we’re so excited about them (especially when you can get that hefty 20% off this week!), read our in-depth Ooni Karu 16 review.
Anker’s Flagship Portable Power Station – $420 Off (with our exclusive code!)
DEAL: get $420 off Anker’s 757 Powerhouse power station with our exclusive code: ANKER1770 – that’s 30% off! Anker’s Black Friday sale ends on Dec 4th or until stocks last so act fast if you see a deal you like!
While you can get $300 sitewide on Anker’s website you won’t see our 30% off deal on there because you need to have our exclusive Anker discount code in order to activate the deal.
Among the reasons I love this product are that it can charge or power up to 13 devices at the same time, it can charge itself from 0 to 80% in one hour or to full in 1.5 hours (that’s a crazy short charge time) and it’s built with a high end, durable aluminum construction.
Read my full Anker 757 Powerhouse review for details on all the key features and why I rate this portable power station so highly.
Biolite AlpenGlow Lanterns [25% Off]
[Valid through 12/5]
DEAL: 25% OFF Sitewide. FirePit and accessories up to 30% off.
We love discount camping gear, and BioLite (one of our favorite outdoor brands) sells almost all the gear that could be considered essential when camping.
We absolutely love these USB-chargeable camping lanterns from Biolite. They’re available in small and large sizes (250 or 500-lumen output), and are just as useful at home as when out camping – or as emergency lighting in the event of a power outage.
These lanterns deliver both ambient and task-based lighting, offering warm, natural light and a variety of colors and features, such as a relaxing candle flicker mode that you activate by simply shaking the lantern.
The 250 is small enough to stash in a backpack for backpacking, travel, and camping trips, and would make a great gift for kids as well as someone who loves to travel! For all those reasons, they also rank #1 in our best camping lanterns buyer’s guide.
Biolite’s fire pits are also discounted right now with up to 30% off, including the incredibly awesome FirePit+ Smokeless Fire pit.
VOITED CloudTouch Blanket [$67 Off select styles!]
THE DEAL: Get up to 50% Off select insulated blankets and accessories.
The CloudTouch sherpa/insulated blanket from VOITED is a rare gem! And now you can grab it at the ridiculously cheap price of $94.50
$135, which is a real steal!
This is another one of our favorite blankets for snuggling up on the sofa, or at the campsite. We love how large it is, and one side has a sherpa lining which is super soft and warm against bare skin.
It’s one of our camping blanket top picks from all of us here at Trail and Kale, including our dog Kepler, and two cats. Don’t miss this deal if you’re looking to level up your snuggle game this season!:)
Velocio Road, MTB and Gravel Cycling Apparel – 25% Off
THE DEAL: Get an extra 25% off the listed price for Velocio’s exceptionally designed cycling apparel. Use code BFCM2022 at checkout.
The Velocio Black Friday sale brings together long-time favorites and their best sellers at a discounted price, including bibs, jerseys, vests, shorts, jackets and accessories.
These Men’s Trail Access mountain biking shorts, pictured, for example, are reduced from $189 to $141.75 in this year’s sale.
If you’re a keen road cyclist then you’re probably already familiar with Velocio and their high-end, thoughtfully designed apparel and accessories.
We are loving items from Velocio’s Trail collection, which is full of men’s and women’s mountain and gravel-biking-specific apparel and accessories like these men’s Trail Access Shorts, pictured. Review coming soon!
Black Diamond Distance Carbon Z Trekking Poles [25% Off]
THE DEAL: Save up to 25% on Black Diamond ultralight hiking poles, plus loads more apparel and equipment through 11/28 when you shop direct on Black Diamond’s website.
These Black Diamond Distance Carbon Z ultralight trekking poles have, for MANY YEARS, been ranked top of our best trail running poles buyer’s guide – they’re simply excellent if you want a pair of lightweight (carbon!) trekking poles for running, fastpacking and minimalist backpacking or hiking adventures.
If these poles sound great, they’re even better this week as you can get them in the Black Diamond Holiday Sale for $142.46, which represents a significant $47 (25% off) discount from their $189 retail price.
Chirp Wheel Ultimate Back Pain Bundle [$20 Off]
THE DEAL: Get a Chirp Wheel+ 3 pack, a Chirp Wheel case, and an Upper Back Posture Corrector for $79.99
$99.99 at gochirp.com.
The Chirp Wheel (As seen on Shark Tank) is designed to fit perfectly between your shoulder blades, targeting the muscles that go up and down your spine as you roll on it.
As your back is strained from the countless outdoor activities you do (or from sitting at a desk working during the day), those muscles lock up and cause even more pain.
The GoChirp Wheel massages those muscles, relaxing your back and relieving all of the pain.
This is my favorite recovery tool right now, I get a lot of relief and satisfaction out of rolling on my Chirp Wheel to relieve clicks, knots, and tension in my back!
To learn more about the Chirp Wheel Back Roller, and how effective it is in relieving back pain or simply keeping your back in good shape, read my in-depth review.
RUMPL Puffy Blankets [25% Off]
THE DEAL: 25% Off Sitewide, which means certain styles are under $75 with the discount! Only at rumpl.com
We love our Rumpl puffy blankets, they’re super warm and come in a great range of colors and design options. There’s even a Rumpl blanket that’s flame-resistant!
They’re not only great for camping, vanlife and colder winter evenings outdoors, but they’re also great for winter sofa snuggles or to add the extra layer of warmth you make need on those cold winter nights at home!
The Original Rumpl blankets are ideal if you have pets as hair and fur doesn’t cling to them, it just shakes off, and they’re easy to wash when you need to freshen them up. Thank goodness because our dog Kepler is a hairy little rascal of a Border Collie, haha.
You can choose from single or double sizes, and between synthetic and down-fill options. In our opinion these puffy blankets also make great holiday gifts for the outdoor lover in your life.
They also made it onto our gift guide for outdoor lovers and our cool camping gear gift guide – two gift lists that you totally need to check out this season!
Randolph Sunglasses [Up To 40% Off]
THE DEAL: Up to a huge 40% OFF select styles of aviator sunglasses, handcrafted in the USA at RandolphUSA.com.
I love that you can fully customize all of Randolph’s handcrafted sunglasses, right down to the materials, lenses, and arms used.
The scratch-resistant lenses are made from mineral glass (for the clearest vision) and are UVA and UVB protected which is very important if you’re going to be out for day hikes.
They also have anti-reflective backside coating too, which I love! This essentially means that you don’t get any distracting reflections from behind you while driving or hiking on the trails.
If you’re not already familiar with Randolph, the company was founded in 1973 and is now the only remaining metal eyewear company in the USA (read more about Randolph in some of our Randolph reviews).
It’s so nice to see these premium high-quality sunglasses still being made in the USA when so many other brands have chosen to take the work elsewhere.
I wear my Randolph Aviator sunglasses all the time here in California while hiking and running errands around town. To learn more about all the various styles available, click the link below – we also have some reviews that we wrote below.
On Cloud Shoes
The On Classics range (with discounts of up to 40% Off) is the closest you’ll ever get to an On Cloud Black Friday sale. ‘On Classics’ is the fancy name for On’s last season styles of On Clouds, and their way of offering discounts to clear their stock.
Regular visitors to our site will likely have read one of our On Running shoe reviews – we have the largest collection of comprehensive On Running shoe reviews on the web, after all!
Their flagship sneaker for everyday lifestyle wear is the On Cloud. These lightweight, slip-on, ultra-comfortable shoes are perfect for everyday wear.
Many people who spend much of their day on their feet (whether for work or for fun) swear by them too – including myself of course!
Visit the On Classics page to see which last season On Cloud shoes are currently available at discounts of up to 40% Off.
To learn more about why I love wearing On Cloud daily lifestyle shoes in particular, read my On Cloud review or if you’re wondering which On shoes to buy (because let’s face it, there are a lot of options now), read my On Running shoes buyer’s guide which has all their shoes in a ranked order based on my reviews.
MIRROR from lululemon [$700 Off]
THE DEAL: Get a massive $700 off your MIRROR home fitness trainer.
The MIRROR from lululemon is one of the most popular home fitness trainers on the market for good reason, it offers over 1000 personalized workouts, daily live classes, the ability to compete with others, and track your progress, all while blending into your home as an attractive mirror while not in use.
Having a reflective surface allows you to check in on your form, and follow your instructor more precisely as you workout, which is actually super important in order to reduce the change of picking up an injury.
There are 50 different workout genres including yoga flow, boxing, bootcamp, barre, kickboxing, tai chi, kettlebell, arms & abs, and even meditation to name a few.
Click the button below to learn more about all the clever things that MIRROR can do.
The REI Outlet and Used outdoor gear websites may have the discounted outdoor gear you’re after
If you didn’t find the gear you’re looking for in our list of outdoor Black Friday deals for this year, it’s worth checking our post that features our favorite cheap outdoor gear websites that offer year-round discounted outdoor gear. These websites are able to offer discounted outdoor gear in 3 ways: used outdoor gear, trade-in, or clearance sales.
For example, one of the largest online camping gear stores (and our favorite), REI, does not have an REI Black Friday sale as they choose to #optOutside instead.
However, REI does offer other annual sales and ways for you to get year-round cheap camping gear. For example, there are the ‘REI outlet’ and ‘REI Used outdoor gear’ websites.
The difference between the two is that the REI Outlet sells end-of-season new gear, rather than used gear, and this is covered by REI’s normal 100% satisfaction guarantee – so you can pick up a good deal at the REI Outlet, but it’s more focused on the seasonal sale and end-of-line items.
REI’s used gear site on the other hand is, well, as the name suggests, ‘used gear’ that REI has cleaned up to make look almost new – this includes used equipment too, not just apparel and shoes.