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Gift Ideas for Gearheads

The holidays are fast approaching. Here’s a shortlist of gift ideas for the outdoor enthusiasts in your life.

Blundstone Originals 500

There’s a reason these boots have been around for half a century. Blundstone’s rugged Originals are made of supple leather that enables an easy slip-on and gets more comfortable with age. They’re also outfitted with gritty rubber soles that can take the beatings of long city walkabouts and backyard projects. Available for both men and women.


Hydro Flask 32 oz. Wide Mouth

Plastic needs to become a thing of the past, so do your part and give the gift of Hydro Flask’s Wide Mouth water bottle. Made with pro-grade stainless steel, the 32-ounce size option is extremely durable, and with double-wall insulation, it will keep any liquid of choice cold for 24 hours or hot for six. The bottle’s lid features additional insulation and a rubber handle that makes extended carry easy.


Topo Designs X Madewell Hip Pack

The fanny pack is back. Don’t be afraid to rock it. Pack gurus Topo Designs teamed up with Madewell for this limited collab that’s constructed from water-resistant nylon with easy-access paracord zipper pulls and plenty of space for your phone, keys, and other essentials.


Mountain Khakis Pearl Street Flannel Shirt

Made in patterns for both men and women, Mountain Khakis’ Pearl Street is a tech-savvy flannel partially made from recycled oyster shells. With just the right balance of comfortable warmth and performance stretch, it’s a fall shirt that moves easily between boulder fields and bonfire hangs.


Snow Peak Field Barista Set

It’s tough to a make great cup of campground coffee. Up your game with the high-quality stainless-steel Field Barista Set, which includes a kettle, grinder, and drip; all manufactured in Snow Peak’s home base of Niigata, Japan.


Leatherman Wave +

This is Leatherman’s best-selling multi-tool for a reason. The 18 included tools—screwdriver, wire stripper, bottle opener, and spring-action scissors, among others—are easily accessed and locked. Plus, now the tool’s tough hard-wire cutters are replaceable, so this can remain a go-to for years to come.


Arcade X Sherpa Adventure Gear Rambler Belt

This lightweight, adventure-ready belt does more than just secure your britches. Arcade teamed up with Sherpa Adventure Gear to offer a limited-release belt with a greater purpose: five bucks from every Rambler sold will be donated to an education fund for children in Nepal.

$29; and

BioLite Headlamp 330

Many headlamps have a protruding design that becomes cumbersome on long treks. BioLite’s Headlamp 330 offers a sleek alternative with a bright light (330 lumens) that sits flush against your forehead and is held on by a slim moisture-wicking band. Conveniently, the headlamp’s battery also recharges via micro USB.


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