This Backcountry sale solves your Father’s Day challenge—North Face, Columbia, Marmot, and more up to 60 percent off

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Outdoorsy dad and progeny, spotted in the wild. (Photo: Backcountry)
Outdoorsy dad and progeny, spotted in the wild. (Photo: Backcountry)

It’s sweet that you buy Father’s Day gifts for your hubby or your grown son. Just a nice way to show your appreciation for a job well done. Right now it’s easier than ever, because the outdoor store Backcountry is offering up to 60 percent off incredible brands like The North Face, Columbia, and Marmot. This sale is not to be believed.

In fact, this might be one of those shopping occasions where you check the calendar and see what birthdays you can tick off the list, stashing away gifts for future months.

And, of course, don’t forget about the gals. There are plenty of unisex and women’s items also on sale. These are well-made piece by brands that marry durability and style. Treat yourself.

Here are the best deals to grab:

Columbia Steens Mountain Print Fleece Jacket

A classy replacement for the fleece you wish he would throw out. (Photo: Backcountry)
A classy replacement for the fleece you wish he would throw out. (Photo: Backcountry)

Patterned but tasteful, in shades of gray, this is the perfect piece for the guy who likes to make a little bit of a statement but can use your touch to make the right one. Available in four patterns, it hearkens back to fleeces of yore (the 90s). And at a whopping 53 percent off, you can’t beat the price. 

Shop it: Columbia Steens Mountain Print Fleece Jacket, $24 (was $50), backcountry.com

Marmot PreCip Safari Hat

For future vacations and current hikes. (Photo: Backcountry)
For future vacations and current hikes. (Photo: Backcountry)

If he’s not much of a sunscreen guy, it’s about time he had a hat he loves and will actually wear. This one is made from breathable waterproof (indestructible) ripstop and features a wicking sweatband inside. The brim is wide enough to offer protection and cut just right to make him look cool. Also available in black.

Shop it: Marmot PreCip Safari Hat, $36 (was $48), backcountry.com

Columbia Mist Trail Short

Dad version of a day-to-night look. (Photo: Backcountry)
Dad version of a day-to-night look. (Photo: Backcountry)

At first glance, these are classic dress shorts. But on deeper inspection you discover they’re made for much more. Constructed of performance material that’s stretchy, durable, and breathable, they’re just right for anything from a long hike to a lazy day in the yard (and pulled-together enough for summer dinner out). Marked down from $60 to just $40, and available in navy, khaki, and gray.

Shop it: Columbia Mist Trail Short, $40 (was $60), backcountry.com

The North Face Campshire Full-Zip Fleece Jacket

A grownup wearable blankie. (Photo: Backcountry)
A grownup wearable blankie. (Photo: Backcountry)

If you’ve ever owned one of these classic zip-ups from The North Face, you know what it is to truly love a piece of clothing. The coziest, softest, most comforting piece of outerwear (or inside-wear) there is, this furry fleece is something everyone deserves. In six rich colors, this beauty is half off right now. Grab one for yourself too.

Shop it: The North Face Campshire Full-Zip Fleece Jacket, $64 (was $129), backcountry.com

Columbia Mist Trail Short-Sleeve T-Shirt

A new kind of basic tee. (Photo: Backcountry)
A new kind of basic tee. (Photo: Backcountry)

If he never shops and doesn’t notice when his basics become worn and ragged, get him some staples—with a step up. This Columbia tee is made of wicking material and offers sun protection, in addition to a flattering fit. In six colors.

Shop it: Columbia Mist Trail Short-Sleeve T-Shirt, $30 (was $45), backcountry.com

The North Face Chimera 18L Backpack

Ergonomics meets style. (Photo: Backcountry)
Ergonomics meets style. (Photo: Backcountry)

We see way too many guys toting around backpacks that look like they’ve been around since before the Internet was a thing. Maybe the dad in your life is ready for an upgrade. This sporty backpack from The North Face has sleek lines, a breathable panel to keep his back from getting sweaty, and plenty of zip-and-stash pockets.

Shop it: The North Face Chimera 18L Backpack, $70 (was $100), backcountry.com

Marmot Eclipse Jacket

His new favorite jacket. (Photo: Backcountry)
His new favorite jacket. (Photo: Backcountry)

The perfect black jacket for weekend adventure or iffy weather, this all-season classic may well get more use than anything else he owns. It’s light enough to layer and it’s designed with underarm vents (a brilliant feature), so it’s comfortable in all conditions. Also? Get a load of that price.

Shop it: Marmot Eclipse Jacket, $125 (was $250), backcountry.com

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