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Back Friday 2017 | Find the Best Outdoor Gear Deals

How to bag yourself a quality gear bargain when Black Friday comes around

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.

Read on for our round-up of the best Black Friday outdoor gear offers and remember to keep checking back nearer the time as we add more great offers to this page…

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

Black Friday build-up deals on jackets are already being listed by Cotswold Outdoor for loads of different brands. You can already find 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.

The North Face Ryeford Jacket


They’ve also reduced the popular Thermoball Hoodie to £130, another £50 reduction.

The North Face Thermoball Hoodie

The Berghaus Men’s and Women’s Paclite 2.0 is down from £150 to £99.

Berghaus Men’s and Women’s Paclite 2.0

 

Earlier this year we tested the Arc’teryx Cerium LT Down Jacket and were impressed enough to award it 4.5 stars, so we recommend swooping on Cotswold Outdoor’s Black Friday deal where they’re offering a big reduction, taking the jacket down from £280 to £140.

Arc’terx Cerium LT Down Jacket

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.

Mountain Equipment Wet and Dry 40L

AlpineTrek Best Black Friday Outdoor Gear Deals

Another site to launch their Black Friday deals early is AlpineTrek.com.

Out of the many cut price offers already on the site, one of our favourites is the 30 per cent discount on the Osprey Atmos AG 50 backpack, an item that the reviewing team at our sister site, Mpora, found extremely impressive. AlpineTrek have brought the price down from £167.95 to £117.57.

Another nice deal on outdoor kit they’re 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.

Salewa Pedroc Alpha

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.

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.

Vango Nitestar 375 sleeping bag

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.

Suunto Traverse GPS watch


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