Labor Day is one of the best sale periods of the year for climbing gear. It’s often better than July 4th sales because the season is coming to a close and retailers want to reduce their stock. This year, perhaps because of COVID the sales are similar to last years November sales.

Below you’ll find links to the climbing sale pages of major websites that are having killer sales and deals — though most end of Sept 7th.

Also, if you want to see the gear we’ve curated as the best climbing on sale gear, check out our curated deals page to see the prices upfont (best = most wanted and most owned according to WeighMyRack).


As usual, Backcountry’s sales are plentiful. Including clothes tagged for climbing, they have 2,400 items at least 20% off. And still 309 items at least 40% off (mostly clothes). 25% off cams, nuts, ropes, draws… over 1000 pieces of hardware are on sale now. As always, free shipping over $50.

Black Diamond

On BD’s website directly, you can find 25% off climb (and running and mountain). Some items (like clothes) have a bigger percentage off too. Free shipping over $50.


20% off one full price item or 20% off one item in their Outlet with the code SUMMER20. With 1,910 products tagged climbing, you’re likely to find what you’re looking for. Free shipping over $49.

Five Ten (Adidas)

40% off climbing shoes! (and 30% off bike and 50% off Adidas brand). Free shipping over $49.

La Sportiva

25% off select footware (Mythos family is on sale), plus a bunch of closeout price clothing items (I picked up a tank and shorts for myself, and 2 button downs for Andreas).


1,565 climbing items on sale now including 25% off BD Ultralight cams and X-Dream ice tools. Plus 20% off one full price item using code FALL2020. Also, 30% off other brands like Prana.

Mountain Hardware

They even have their own Labor Day Sale page. Clothing, tents, sleeping bags, all on sale. Some of it is up to 65% off.


Has a ton of sales, 307 pieces of climbing and training gear on sale. Also, sales include 50% of Peak Deals (including some nice looking wool socks).

The Outlet also has 58 pieces of climbing gear on sale, and if  you’re a Co-op member, you can get extra 20% off one already discounted item using the code LABORDAY20.

Arcteryx Alpha FL pack on sale


25% off select products, 40% off the previous season products, plus free shipping and free returns.

Outdoor Gear Exchange (Gear X)

441 pieces of climbing gear on sale now. Including 25% off TC Pros, 30% off many BD harnesses and 25% off BD cams, 19% off DMM Dragon cams, and the list goes on! Free shipping over $49.

Outdoor Research

25% off and more on select clothing items (popular sizes and colors are going fast!). Free shipping over $49.

Sierra (formerly Sierra Trading Post)

This has been one of my go-to discount sites for decades. If you’re lucky, you can find climbing shoe sales up to 70% off (rare and sizes go fast). Right now there’s 65 climbing items with deep discounts including shoes and harnesses and quickdraws. Generally their minimum discount is 25% and can go as high as 70% off.

Know of more rad climbing sales? Write in the comments, or email or call us (details on our contact page). 

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