Black Friday and Cyber Monday bring mega-savings for Canadian outdoors-people in the know.
Here are some of our top Amazon.ca choices for Back Friday and Cyber Monday 2020.
It's time for Black Friday and Cyber Monday—at Amazon.ca for Canada—an online shopping event that eclipses even Amazon Prime Days year after year. For 2020, Amazon is running hot. In Canada and abroad, online shopping has never been busier than it has been this year—it's uber social-distancing friendly.
For the Canadian outdoor enthusiast, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are ideal times to get stocked-up for the coming winter season, or even get way ahead on spring and summer 2021—the outdoor gear savings are often that good.
Perhaps you're starting your Christmas shopping early? Perhaps it's just for your own hiking and camping desires? Maybe you're a backcountry skier or snowshoer? Or even a cold-season canoeist?
Well, Canada, whatever your outdoor recreation pleasure, scroll down to find the best Amazon Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on our favourite items of adventure gear.
Then get outside and enjoy the Canadian outdoors this season—whatever your pleasure.
Igloo BMX Family with Cool Riser Technology
This burly 25-quart hard-sided cooler will keep your ice solid for a full long-weekend camping trip, and it can take a beating all the while. We like the UV inhibitors that fight off sun damage, stainless steel hinges and the rubberized t-latches—as well as the survivalist look. Buy it on Amazon
Mountaintop 55/80L Internal Frame Hiking Backpack
This hiking backpack is no-frills and standard kit—but the price is nice and it'll haul your gear through a multi-day trek with no issues. Ripstop nylon, lash points, internal frame and a not-bad five-pound weight is a lot of bang for your buck. Buy it on Amazon
The Canadian Kids' Guide to Outdoor Fun
Make the outdoors fun and engaging for your kids and help foster a lifelong appreciation of our natural and wild spaces. Chock-full of games and learning exercises, parents and kids will both love this colourful and whimsical book. Buy it on Amazon
Ultimate Survival Technologies FlexWare Sink
When you go camping, you pack everything but the kitchen sink... wait a minute! Now you can pack even that, with this awesome, packable, collapsible, 557-gram sink. Perfect for car- and canoe-campers. Buy it on Amazon
Vgo -20℃ 3M Thinsulate G80 Lined Skiing Gloves (Two Pairs)
We'll let you in on a little secret—sometimes, inexpensive gloves work just fine. Take these -20 degree Celsius-rated gloves on Amazon. You get two pairs for less than $30 and they'll keep your hands toasty in any weather you'd care to experience. Wash-in a waterproof treatment for even better weather protection! Buy on Amazon
Sportneer Portable Folding Table
How great is this collapsible table? Weighing less than one kilogram, it can support 10 kilograms yet folds up small for car- or canoe-camping. Winter campers? Haul it in on a sled—you'll barely know it's there, but will certainly appreciate the convenience. Buy it on Amazon
Lifestraw Personal Water Filter
If you travel out-of-doors, a Lifestraw should be standard kit. Compact, lightweight and long-lasting, we always have this unique and innovative personal water filter stashed in our backpacks. Buy it on Amazon
LE USB Rechargeable Camping Lantern
Light up the night and charge your devices—we love that this burly unit has both a 2,600mAh battery pack plus a 500-lumen LED inside. IPX4 waterproof rating means leaving it out in the fall rain is no worries. Buy it on Amazon
TheFitLife Nordic Walking Trekking Poles
Fact is—hiking poles reduce the stress on your knees and hips, allowing you to hike further in a day with less impact and less next-day soreness. And these units collapse when not in use for easy packing. Use for snowshoeing too! Buy on Amazon
Solar Charger/26800mAh Solar Battery Power Bank
Infinite power! We like the way that sounds, so whenever we go camping—back- or front-country—we take a solar battery charger to keep our phones, satellite communicators and cameras charged up and ready to rock. Buy it on Amazon
Coleman Portable Camping Chair with Four-Can Cooler
If it ain't broke, don't fix it. There are a lot of foldable car-camping chairs on the market—but Coleman might just make the best. They've been at it a while; these big red units are ubiquitous at the front-country sites. Time to stop borrowing and get your own. Buy it on Amazon
Coleman 24-Piece Enamel Dinnerware Set
Another classic set from Coleman—for RV or car-campers, this is your family's spread. With enough kit to outfit a foursome hungry after a hard day of hiking or snowshoeing, you'll use this camping dinner set year-round. Buy it on Amazon
Camping Stove Windscreen
You're not using your liquid-gas camping stove without a windscreen, are you? Pack this lightweight unit along and you'll boil water in half the time. It's a must for white-gas, stick- and alcohol stoves. Buy it on Amazon
Crescent Moon Luna Foam Snowshoes
We gave away these snowshoes as prizes in the LTA Club and people loved them! Unique, lightweight and easy to learn on, these 1.18-kilogram snowshoes are perfect for family winter hikes. Buy them on Amazon
A Beginner's Guide to Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies
Are you heading into the scenic Rocky Mountains this winter? I envy you! Snowshoeing the Canadian Rockies is an outdoors-person's dream—but there is so much terrain to choose from. This classic guidebook will help maximize your time afield. Buy it on Amazon
Darn Tough Women's Function 5 Socks
Darn Tough makes socks that are not only, well, darn tough, but cozy and warm too. Take these women-specific skiing socks. They're a wool-synthetic blend for wicking and odour fighting, and offer calf-pads for those mogul-bashing resort days. Buy them on Amazon
Backcountry Skiing: Skills for Ski-Touring and Ski Mountaineering
One of the most well-respected backcountry skiing handbooks ever written, this is book has become a bible for those interested in earning their turns. More than 300 pages of info awaits—so you won't have to wait in the chairlift line this winter. Buy it on Amazon
Jan & Jul Waterproof One-Piece Puddle-Dry Rain Suit
Kids need adventure too! But when they get wet and cold, the adventure is over. That's why your baby, toddler or young kid needs a waterproof onsie. We like these, made by Vancouver, BC, company Jan & Jul. Sizes from baby to grade school. Buy on Amazon
SeaLine Baja Dry Bag
We're addicted to dry bags—they come in handy year-round, small and large, from skiing, to paddling, to hiking, to travel. SeaLine makes our favourite models—like the classic, olive-coloured, 1000D vinyl unit pictured here. Buy it on Amazon
LE LED Camping Lantern
Nights are getting darker, but that doesn't mean you have to stay inside. Get out on camping trips whatever the weather with this waterproof, rechargeable lantern. We love the multiple settings and 1,000 Lumens brightness. Buy it on Amazon
Coleman 9 Cup Percolator
We love the aesthetic of this old-school camping kettle—but we're even more excited it comes with a percolator for brewing up a pot of campsite coffee. Buy it on Amazon
Into the Wild
If you haven't read this incredible adventure story, take advantage of cozy evenings indoors and read Jon Krakauer's non-fiction hit. This best-selling book is about a young man's journey to Alaska. Buy it on Amazon
Resistance Bands for Men & Women
With many gyms shut across the country, it's been harder than ever to get a good sweat-sesh in. Enter resistance bands—lightweight, portable exercise equipment that you can use anytime, anywhere to supplement your adventure fitness goals. Buy them on Amazon
Once you're done hiking, trail running, cycling, paddling and exercising, don't forget to stretch! One of the best ways to deeply stretch your muscles is with a foam roller. Use this on your calves, quads, back and more. Buy it on Amazon
Lintelek Fitness Tracker and Heart Rate Monitor
While you're making gains up the mountain, why not track your progress with a fitness tracker? It's rewarding to see how far you've come. Buy it on Amazon
Scuba Diving Flashlight
Say what?! This might be the coolest gear item we've ever seen. With a waterproof depth up to 100 metres, we'd love to try out a scuba diving flashlight on our next underwater adventure. Buy it on Amazon
Carhartt Acrylic Toque
Sorry, Canadians, but it's true... winter is coming. Cozy up with a toque from a trusty outdoors brand like Carhartt. There are 22 colours to choose from! Buy it on Amazon
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