Best-Selling Outdoor Gear in 2018 (so far)


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We’re pretty obsessed with gear—and have been for the past 80 years. And if you’re here, that means you’re also probably pretty obsessed. We are constantly choosing, testing, reviewing and re-choosing gear, and a lot of it has to do with what resonates well with you, our customers. So we’re bringing you the top purchased products across every category for the first half of 2018. If your fellow outdoorspeople think this stuff is good, we bet you will too.

KUHL Renegade Convertible Pants – Men’s

Men are loving these convertible pants. They feel like cotton, but perform like synthetic fabric. And, best yet, you can zip off the legs when things heat up. Add in UPF 50 sun protection, and you have pants that take you places.

REI Co-op Lightweight Merino Wool Hiking Crew Socks

If you’re hiking, you need good socks. Wool is naturally moisture-wicking, quick-drying and odor-resistant. The reinforced padding at the heel and toe means lots of comfort and durability. Plus, these are unisex, so everyone can enjoy them.

Clif Shot Bloks Fastpak

Looking for your next snack? Everyone agrees: These Clif Shot Blocks make for simple snacking. They are even USDA certified organic with 100 percent naturally sourced ingredients, so you can rest assured you’re getting good, clean energy.

Sea to Summit Lightweight Dry Sack – 13 Liters

Our top-selling watersports item is this dry sack. The fully-taped seams and roll-top closure means it’s completely waterproof. The durable buckle features a D-ring attachment for easy attachment to pack or kayak. That’s smart.

BlueWater 1” Climb-Spec Tubular Webbing

When you’re climbing, the basics matter. This tubular webbing is perfect for making your own runners or etriers for anchoring or slings. It makes sense that something so simple is the bestseller for climbing—you always need more webbing.

Osprey Daylite Daypack

Traveling in the near future? The experts (you, our customers) picked the best bag for the trip. This daypack has all the organization and comfort you need to take on days of hiking in the mountains or backpacking in Europe.

Co-op Cycles Presta Tube – 700 x 23 – 25 / 28 – 32 / 35 – 43

If you cycle, you’re going to get some flats. And if you get some flats, you’re going to need tubes. These are bestsellers because they are durable and fit a wide variety of 700c tire sizes for easy replacement. Stock up now! Looking for another size? We also carry this tube in 27.5” and 29”.

humangear GoBites Uno Spork

The people have spoken. If you’re going to be eating in the backcountry, you’re going to need a utensil that works. Combining a spoon and a fork with a cutting edge, this spork is made to be both durable and utilitarian. We like the clean, solid design.