All the major outdoor gear retailers are advertising their big year-end clearance sales right now. Here's a quick run down on a few of the sales in case you're looking to save on some new outdoor gear and apparel for the new year:
> The Sierra Trading Post is offering an extra 20-30% off on more than 6000 items. This is on top of their every day savings on all the top name brands.
> REI is offering savings of up to 30% on selected outerwear, sweaters, backpacks, CamelBak, camping gear, cycling gear, and more during their Holiday Clearance Sale. This includes all the top brands such as Marmot, Smartwool, North Face and Patagonia, as well as REI-Brand gear.
> You can save up to 70% during Altrec's Big Chill Sale.
> And Backcountry.com is offering up to 40% off during their After Christmas Sale. This includes camping, skiing and snowboarding gear.