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Top Climbing Gear Deals for the Holidays

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It’s that time of year again. The holiday season is upon us and retailers will be going especially crazy this year to try and boost sales in this recessionary climate. I don’t know about you, but I stay away from the stores on Black Friday and do any shopping entirely online.

With that in mind, I decided to dig up all the deals I could find on climbing gear over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Here’s what I found:

Deals Ending Today (11/26/08)

Altrec – 30% Off Holiday Sale (I used this deal to buy Prana Axiom jeans this morning!)

Thanksgiving Deals (starting 11/26/08)

Sierra Trading Post – 15% off entire order, no minimums, use code ABLACKCYBER8

Altrec – Stay at Home Sale, 20% off coupon STAYHOME

REI – Winter Sale (through 12/1)

REI – Mega Vendor Free Shipping (Free shipping on entire order with purchase of The North Face, Keen, Marmot, Delorme, Garmin, or Tom Tom GPS – through 12/1)

Moosejaw – 10% Off Sale, use coupon code “Supersale”

Cloudveil – Backroom Sale & Discount Items

Backcountry.com – 20% off clothing, use coupon code 3PU-1-R38LT

Boulder Mountaineering – Fall Clearance Sale

Black Friday (starting 11/28/08)

Prana Store – was told by manager of Boulder retail store that there will be many items on sale Friday – no further details though.

Cyber Monday (starting 11/28/08)

North Face – Free Shipping, No Minimum Purchase

Other, Ongoing Deals and Specials

MonBell – Free Ground Shipping (through 12/25)

gearExpress – On Sale and Blowouts (I’ve bought from the Blowouts page many times and have received greats deals and top notch service.)

Mountain Tools – Steals Sale

Mountain Gear – Deal of the Day

Mountain Gear – $15 off $75 (through 12/1/08)

Altrec – Deal of the Day

REI Outlet

REI Outlet – Deal of the Week

BackcountryOutlet.com – Clearance Bin, at least 50% off

I hope this helps you to pick up some great deals on climbing gear. If you see any other good deals on gear, please share in the comments!

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1 Comment

  1. Tom – I can second that gearExpress endorsement. When fast shipping really matters (e.g. when I needed small cams, biners, slings, and a rope in a matter of days before a trip departure) they seriously come through. For us, way up here in the Pacific Northwest, gearExpress and Backcountry.com seem to be the fastest shippers (by a long shot)…