Backcountry Is Offering Up to 60 Percent Off Winter Jackets, Hiking Pants, and More

If you need warmer winter clothes, now is the time to pick some up at Backcountry
If you need warmer winter clothes, now is the time to pick some up at Backcountry

The days are starting to get longer and the temperatures are starting to creep up, which can only mean one thing: it’s time for big sales on winter wear for next year. From now until March 15, Backcountry is offering up to 60 percent off cold-weather essentials. Check out some of our favorite deals on Patagonia, The North Face, and much more.

Winter Jackets

Backcountry is offering huge savings on winter coats. Backcountry

- Men's The North Face Gotham Hooded Down Jacket III $179 (Save $150)
- Women’s The North Face Gotham II Hooded Down Jacket $138 (Save $92)
- Men’s Patagonia Down Sweater Hooded Jacket $210 (Save $69)
- Women’s Backcountry Cottonwoods Gore-Tex Jacket $280 (Save $120)
- Women’s The North Face Downtown Parka $180 (Save $120)
- Women's Burton Lynx Reversible Jacket $80 (Save $70)

Hiking Boots

- Columbia Crestwood Mid-Waterproof Hiking Boot $57 (Save $23)
- KEEN Winterhaven Waterproof Boot $65 (Save $85)
- The North Face Back-to-Berkeley Redux Leather Boot $78 (Save $52)
- Mammut Ayako High GTX Backpacking Boot $115 (Save $64)
- Adidas Outdoor Terrex GTZ Hiking Boot $103 (Save $37)


If you're planning on hiking this season then good socks are essential. Backcountry

- Smartwool Running Micro-Socks $14 (Save $3)
- Stance Wooly Sock $14 (Save $4)
- Two-Pack of Smartwool CHUP II Socks $36 (Save $24)

Thermals and Long Underwear

- Women's Monrow Brushed Thermal Sweatpants $75 (Save $49)
- Women's Monrow Brushed Thermal Crew Sweatshirt $75 (Save $37)
- Men's Merino Norrona Equaliser Long Underwear $55 (Save $14)
- Men's Backcountry Thermal Crew $30 (Save $30)


You can still get plenty of use out of a new flannel before temperatures heat up.Backcountry

- Men’s Stoic Usal Flannel $24 (Save $16)
- Men’s Stoic Tenon Flannel Shirt $22 (Save $23)
- Women’s Patagonia Heywood Flannel $40 (Save $39)
- Women’s KUHL Kamila Flannel $45 (Save $24)

Hiking Pants

- Women’s Backcountry Cotton Joggers $45 (Save $15)
- Women’s Backcountry On-the-Go Pants $60 (Save $20)
- Men’s Marmot Refuge Pants $160 (Save $40)
- Men’s The North Face Paramount Trail Convertible $42 (Save $39)

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Looking to Downsize? You Can Buy a 5-Room DIY Cabin on Amazon for Less Than $33,000

Five rooms of one's own.
Five rooms of one's own.

If you’ve already mastered DIY houses for birds and dogs, maybe it’s time you built one for yourself.

As Simplemost reports, there are a number of house kits that you can order on Amazon, and the Allwood Avalon Cabin Kit is one of the quaintest—and, at $32,990, most affordable—options. The 540-square-foot structure has enough space for a kitchen, a bathroom, a bedroom, and a sitting room—and there’s an additional 218-square-foot loft with the potential to be the coziest reading nook of all time.

You can opt for three larger rooms if you're willing to skip the kitchen and bathroom.Allwood/Amazon

The construction process might not be a great idea for someone who’s never picked up a hammer, but you don’t need an architectural degree to tackle it. Step-by-step instructions and all materials are included, so it’s a little like a high-level IKEA project. According to the Amazon listing, it takes two adults about a week to complete. Since the Nordic wood walls are reinforced with steel rods, the house can withstand winds up to 120 mph, and you can pay an extra $1000 to upgrade from double-glass windows and doors to triple-glass for added fortification.

Sadly, the cool ceiling lamp is not included.Allwood/Amazon

Though everything you need for the shell of the house comes in the kit, you will need to purchase whatever goes inside it: toilet, shower, sink, stove, insulation, and all other furnishings. You can also customize the blueprint to fit your own plans for the space; maybe, for example, you’re going to use the house as a small event venue, and you’d rather have two or three large, airy rooms and no kitchen or bedroom.

Intrigued? Find out more here.

[h/t Simplemost]

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Get CompTIA Certified With This $69 Training Bundle

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The goal of this course bundle is to prepare you for the CompTIA certification exams, which are vendor-neutral certifications overseen by the CompTIA trade association. You'll start your education with two classes in CompTIA A+, the industry standard for an entry-level career. The two courses will cover the basic technologies and devices until you’re ready to install, configure, secure, and troubleshoot on your own.

One of the most compelling parts of this 14-course training bundle is the CompTIA Cloud+ course. Cloud+ will train you to become a versatile system administrator for cloud infrastructures, which is a must-have in today’s remote work climate. The cloud-based infrastructure supports the recent demand for virtualized networks and this course will cover the skills you’ll need to run mission-critical systems and troubleshoot.

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The 2020 CompTIA Certification Training Bundle offers a total of 14 courses across 11 areas of focus, including CompTIA A+, Network+, Server+, Linux+, Cloud+, Project+, Core Blockchain, Security+, CySA+, PenTest+, and CASP+. Prepare yourself for certification in all of them, or just a few, with this training bundle for only $69 today.

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