Savings sneak peek: staff picks for Mountain Days

Mark your calendar: MEC’s anniversary savings event is just around the corner. Mountain Days kicks off on July 23, and it’s kind of a big deal. In fact, it’s 1,000+ big deals on outdoor gear.

This year, your Co-op is turning 49 years old. What better way to celebrate than giving you a sneak peek at some of our favourite deals? All the prices below start on July 23 and limited quantities are available (birthday cake rules apply: if you want a slice, don’t hesitate or it’ll be gone before you know it). Select styles and colours only.

Happy birthday, MEC! Cheers to all the members who make this Co-op incredible.

MEC Ultra Lite Chair

Mountain Days deal: $62.94
Original price: $89.95

Meet your new favourite outdoor gear on special (until it’s gone). “I bought this chair a couple of months ago,” said MEC staffer KB, “and I use it so, so much. I bring it to the park for socially distant meet-ups with friends, I take it on long bike rides as a lunch seat, and I even use it as patio furniture.”

Deal on select colours: Autumn Gold, Irregular Lines

Rumpl NanoLoft Puffy Blanket

Mountain Days deal: $149.94
Original price: $194.95

Oh hey, it’s that cozy outdoor blanket you’ve been eyeing. Use it as a campfire quilt, a duvet for nights on the dock, or an extraordinary cape. It’s easy to wash and packs into a matching stuff sack for camping trips or road trips.

Deal on select colours: Tiny Vibes, Zephyr Green

Wanderwall Pants

Mountain Days deal: $41.94
Original price: $69.95

Durable, stretchy, and most importantly, comfortable. These breathable pants are MEC staff favourites for hiking, camping, climbing, you name it. The French Navy colour is a solid choice (and at a solid price).

Deal on select colour: French Navy

Osprey Porter Packs

Mountain Days deal: Save 50% (Porter 30: $89.93, Porter 46: $99.93)
Original prices: Porter 30: $179.95, Porter 46: $199.95

Osprey Porter bags

An ever deeper discount on Osprey packs for weekend getaways or staycations. U-shaped zipper openings make it easy to get to what’s inside, and the dedicated laptop sleeve holds a 15in. device. Scoop up this deal now, use it for future dream trips.


MEC Uplink Hoodie (women’s)

Mountain Days deal: $74.93
Original price: $149.95

An MEC classic at a fresh price. The Uplink is a super-light technical jacket you’ll reach for on climbing, hiking and camping trips. It’s a great jacket that stays warm even if it gets wet.

Deal on select colours: Mint Cream, Neutral Grey

The North Face Dryzzle Futurelight Jacket

Mountain Days deal: $169.94
Original price: $279.99

The North Face Dryzzle jacket

It may be sunny now, but rain clouds are guaranteed to be back. Snap up a deal from The North Face for wet-weather adventures. The Dryzzle Jacket is breathable and waterproof with fully-taped seams.

Deal on select colours: Cayenne Red (women’s); British Khaki, Pompeian Red (men’s)

MEC Ruby Rear Light

Mountain Days deal: $7.93
Original price: $12.00

“I love these lights!” said MEC staffer Fiona. “They’re compact but bright enough that I feel safe riding at night. They’re also affordable (under $10 with the deal, what!) – I plan to pick up another just so I can have a spare.”

MEC Flip Flops

Mountain Days deal: $10.93 for women’s, $11.93 for men’s
Original price: $19.95

MEC flip flops

Savings on both men’s and women’s styles, in case you want to snag a pair to match a bargain-hunting buddy.

MEC Shoreline Flip Flops (women’s): “I’ve had these for years and they’re the best everyday flip flops,” said MEC staffer Joyce. “They’re lightweight enough to pack on a trip and have enough cushion to walk around all day.” Lots of five-star reviews and plenty of colours, too.

MEC Revival Recovery Flip Flops (men’s): “Comfy as heck,” one reviewer on mec.ca said. They’re also non-slip, washable, supportive, and make excellent post-workout recovery sandals.

MEC Campfire Fleece

Mountain Days deal: $23.93
Original price: $49.95

“Mom likes it because it keeps our son warm,” says dad and MEC staffer Brock. “I like it because there’s no buttons.” Another reason to love it? It’s made of bluesign-approved® material, which means it has a reduced environmental footprint… plus it’s at an even better price.

Deal on select colour: Light Grey

Garmin Fenix 5 Plus Sapphire and 5X Plus Sapphire

Mountain Days deal: $679.94 (5 Plus), $743.94 (5X Plus)
Original prices: $849.99 (5 Plus), $929.99 (5X Plus)

Garmin 5X and Garmin 5X Plus

If you’ve been thinking of upgrading your watch, this is the time. These GPS smartwatches are some of Garmin’s top products for running, biking, swimming, or any outdoor plans you’re cooking up. Fully loaded with mapping, heartrate monitor, contactless payment system, playlist functionality, and too many other features to list here.

Metolius Chalk Bag Kit

Mountain Days deal: $29.96
Original price: $39.95

All you need to build up your calluses – just add rock. (Hint: if you know a new climber, this is an awesome package for a future birthday present).

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