It's time to find some of the best Black Friday outdoor gear deals.
Black Friday, which falls on 24 November this year, offers up a great chance to get some huge bargains on the latest hiking gear and equipment. It's when some of the biggest outdoor retailers will be giving the best outdoor gear deals you'll find all year round. So if you're after Christmas gifts and want a cut-price headtorch for a stocking filler, or you're looking to treat yourself to one of the latest waterproof jacket releases, this is a great time for it.
And this page is where you'll find all of the best Black Friday kit deals. We've gone through the offers at Cotswold Outdoor, Go Outdoors, Ellis Brigham, Blacks and more to get the scoop on the cut price deals on walking boots, tents, down jackets and everything in between. We've also set up a separate page for the best deals on winter coats.
What is Black Friday?
Black Friday comes the day after Thanksgiving. Since the 1950s it's grown and grown to become the biggest day in the commercial calendar for retailers, and combined with Cyber Monday which follows it, it's the best weekend to start looking for some bargain deals.
When is Black Friday 2017?
Black Friday is on November 24 2017, while Cyber Monday is November 27 2017.
In case you're looking ahead, Black Friday 2018 falls on November 23, and Black Friday 2019 will fall on November 29.
Outdoor Retailers with Black Friday 2017 Gear Deals
All the big outdoor retailers are putting on gear deals, and some have even been putting discounts on products weeks before Black Friday. These are just some of the outdoor shops and retailers putting on Black Friday deals. You can check back here nearer the date to find the best offers on gear from each one.
Cotswold Outdoor Best Black Friday Outdoor Gear Deals
As well as equipment deals at Cotswold, you can find plenty of deals for down jackets, waterproof jackets and warm winter coats - with loads of £50 reductions.
We'll start with the North Face. One of the great Black Friday jacket offers Cotswold are offering is £50 off the North Face men's Ryeford jacket.
A phenomenally light tent for a two-person design with two doors and two porches. Cotswold Outdoor has reduced the price down from £475 to £375.
They've also reduced the popular Thermoball Hoodie to £130, another £50 reduction.
This weatherproof duffel with shoulder straps by Arc'teryx has been reduced by Cotswold Outdoor from £120 down to £90.
The Berghaus Men's and Women's Paclite 2.0 is down from £150 to £99.
Away from jackets, you can pick up the Mountain Equipment Wet and Dry 40L duffel for £30 (down from £85). Mountain Equipment's take on the ever reliable duffel is made from a mega durable, 1000 denier fabric that's also waterproof. It has reinforced carrying straps plus a number of useful pockets and storage spaces –with one designed specifically for your damp kit. You'll also find reduced prices for the 70L and the 100L versions also.
Osprey Atmos AG 65 - £190
One of the most innovative packs Osprey have ever made, the Atmos AG 65 features a suspended mesh back system that provides ventilation right across the back and around the hipbelt. It's been reduced this Black Friday from £190 to £95.
This 477g men's jacket, which is filled with hydrophobic down insulation, has been reduced from £170 down to £100.
AlpineTrek Best Black Friday Outdoor Gear Deals
Another site to launch their Black Friday deals early is AlpineTrek.com.
Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer - £116.53
This lightweight down jacket, which is filled with 800 fill power down, is available for £116.53 at AlpineTrek. Reduced from £258.95.
Primus Eta Express Stove - £43.97
This handy stove has an integrated heat exchanger and windshield and has a boil time of 2:40 mins. You can pick it up from AlpineTrek on Black Friday for £43.97. Down from £79.95.
Salewa Pedroc Alpha - £85.22
Another nice deal on outdoor kit they'rde offering is a 45 per cent reduction on the Salewa Pedroc Alpha, which made it into our Outdoor 100 this winter. It's now available for £85.22.
Go Outdoors Best Black Friday Outdoor Gear Deals
Go Outdoors have also launched some Black Friday deals ahead of the big day, reducing loads of items, all ranging from tents and sleeping bags, to battery packs and bikes.
Asolo Thyrus GV GTX - £118.80 (with membership card)
A product included in our Winter Outdoor 100, Go Outdoors have reduced the men's and women's versions of these hiking boots by Asolo from £148.50 down to £118.80 (Go Outdoors members price)
Vango Nitestar 375 sleeping bag - £29 (with membership card)
One eye-catching offer is their 30 per cent reduction on the Vango Nitestar 375 sleeping bag. The 3-4 season bag is currently available for £29.
Suunto Traverse GPS watch - £199 (with membership card)
We were impressed by the 2016 model of the Suunto Traverse GPS watch and the latest version of it is supposed to be even better. In the run up to Black Friday, Go Outdoors are selling it for £199 (£229 for non-members), a big saving on the original RRP of £285.
Merrell Moab 2 Gore-Tex - £90 (with membership card)
This bestseller by Merrell is available for £90 to GoOutdoors members, down from a standard RRP of £125.
Ellis Brigham Best Black Friday Outdoor Gear Deals
The North Face Men's Thermoball - £89.99
Ellis Brigham were selling The North Face Thermoball, a synthetic insulated jacket, for £149.99 but for Black Friday they've brought the price down to £89.99.
Rab Men's Spark Jacket - £104.99
Down from an original price of £149.99. It's a 2.5 layer waterproof jacket with Pertex Shield+ weighing just 310g.