If you're roaming around the show floor on Sunday, stop by these booths for to support outdoor causes and snag some awesome deals while supplies last.

Alpine Provisions (49002-UL): 50 percent off with the code "WINTEROR2018" at alpineprovisionsco.com

American Alpine Club (42086-UL): Cotopaxi pack; $40

Cockpit USA (49033-UL): 10 percent off retail with code "outdoor15" at cockpitusa.com

EcoVessel (44028-UL): Boulder and Aspen bottles for $15; Port and Metro tumblers for $10

ENO (42068-UL): Double-nest hammocks and Atlas straps; $40; benefits Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics

Farm to Feet (42011-UL): Midweight hiking socks; benefits The Conservation Alliance

GU Energy Labs (46020-UL): Campfire s'mores; 1 box for $15; benefits The Conservation Alliance

Kahtoola (49063-UL): INSTAgaiter low and mid, NANOspikes, and MICROspikes; benefits The Conservation Alliance

KEEN (MR210): T-shirts; benefits The Conservation Alliance

Klean Kanteen (49073-UL): Tumbler; $10; benefits 1% for the Planet

Mountain Khakis (36031-UL): Shirts for $25, pants for $30, sweaters for $30, vests for $40, jackets for $50

MYSTERY RANCH (46021-UL): Pack for $50

Nature Freak Clothing (49003-UL): They're doing something

Olly Dog (46000-UL): Bottles dog toys, leashes, and other dog items for between $5 to $20

Ortovox (47055-UL): Beanies for $20, headbands and neckwarmers for $10; cash only

Osprey Packs (36039-UL): Transporter Roll Top pack and Transporter Flap Pack; $50, cards only; benefits the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education

Outdoor Research (43031-UL): Mainstay beanie; $10, cash only

Sherpäni (46000-UL): Bags from the Ethos Collection, travel packs, bike products, and more; prices below wholesale

Smartwool (37031-UL): Sock collaboration with artist John Fellows; $20, cash only; benefits The Conservation Alliance

Spyderco (46001-UL): Knives and other items; 50 percent off

Sunday Afternoons (39061-UL): Hats; $10

Toad&Co. (37023-UL): Flannels; $20, cash only; benefits The Conservation Alliance


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