Holiday Gear and Gift Guide

Looking for the perfect gifts for that outdoorsy someone? Check out our picks for favorite outdoor gear and apparel this winter.

Patagonia Better Sweater Quarter-Zip Fleece, $119

It’s a Patagonia classic made even better. This warm, 100% recycled polyester quarter-zip jacket combines a sweater-knit aesthetic with the easy care of Better Sweater fleece. It’s dyed with a low-impact process that significantly reduces the use of dyestuffs, energy and water compared to conventional dyeing methods. Fair Trade Certified™ sewn, and 64% of the fabric is from recycled materials.

Gordini Front Line GTX Mitts, $120

Heavy duty but lightweight, these ultra-durable gloves keep you warm and dry at the summit and on frigid descents. The breathable waterproof polyester shell holds up well in the worst conditions, and the Primaloft insulation keeps digits toasty all day at the slopes.

Osprey Daylite Expandable Travel Pack 26 +6 | $100
Built to be both light and durable, the Daylight® Expandable Travel Pack is sized to fit as much as possible within airline “personal item” standards. This bag features a zippered external pocket for toiletries and a sleeve for a laptop or tablet. The main compartment can be expanded by 6 liters when used as a standard carry-on bag. Creature comforts include two stretch side pockets to hold water bottles, an AirScape® back panel, tuckaway backpack straps, and luggage pass-through. This pack is sustainably made from bluesign® approved recycled materials with a PFC-free DWR treatment that sheds moisture.

Orca Walker 20 Cooler, $219

Perfect for day hikes, short trips and everywhere in between, the ORCA Walker 20 soft side cooler is perfect for any occasion.  Made with durability and practicality in mind, the ORCA Walker 20 will hold 20 cans of your favorite beverage and keep them cold all day long. It offers and easy-open, magnetic split handle, comfort=padded shoulder strap, and a tough skin bottom pad for added durability.

Nathan Tempo Women’s Quarter Zip, $75

For the athleisure-lover, loves cozy clothing, the Tempo Quarter-Zip features an ultra-soft, 4-way-stretch fabric that’s super comfortable as a baselayer or midlayer. The wicking fabric kept our wear-tester dry and comfy in rain and snow. Bonus: a discrete pocket in the sleeve for easy storage, and reflective detailing increases your visibility for wear at night. 

Gerber Terracraft Knife, $150

This sturdy, fixed blade is the perfect survival tool. It was built to withstand the wilderness, it is just as helpful with chores back in civilization. It weighs in a 6.4 ounces and features a full tang construction, extra thick 9-inch S30V blade, and hammer-ready pommel.

Outdoor Research Juneau Fleece, $149

Double-brushed sherpa fleece make it easy to slip your arms into, and difficult to want to wear anything else. A nylon exterior traps in warmth, and a relaxed fit makes layering a cinch. It’s perfect for chilly days in town or shoulder-season camping trips.

prAna Women’s Banajaara Jacket, $299
The Banajaara keeps you toasty while also providing the warm feelings about its high fill weight of Responsible Down Standard (RDS) certified insulation, which ensures that the welfare of the birds providing down and feathers is respected at all times, PFC-Free DWR (durable water repellent) coating, and critically taped seams. The result? High-quality, responsibly sourced protection from the chill and moisture. The jacket also features removable faux fur, micro-fleece lined collar and dual-entry hand pockets, a 3-point hood that lets you adjust along with the weather.

Ibex Stretch Merino Glove Liners, $29

A lightweight standalone glove or liner for colder days, they feature a low profile stitching and a trim fit to ensure they don’t add bulk under waterproof insulated gloves. Conductive patches at the thumbs and index fingers mean you don’t have to remove the glove to utilize electronic devices, and a longer wrist provides extra warmth and protection.

Zip Targets Zip Line, $149

Zip Targets bring the safety of an indoor range to the outdoors.  No need to go down range to change out targets.  It can also be setup from elevated area like a deck.  Perfect for shooting sports including firearms, air rifles, archery, paintball, airsoft, slingshots, blowguns, nerf, and any other target sports. Zip Range is a quick setup and breakdown mobile range for your backyard, field, or favorite spot in the woods.  The target hanger can accommodate paper targets, hanging cans, bottles, clay discs, balloons, archery foam, and steel gun targets. The kit includes 200 ft of 550 military grade paracord that can make up to a 100ft range.

The Melon Helmet, $99

The Melon molded polycarbonate outer shell is super lightweight with a special inner layer to disperse the effect of any impact. Inside the helmet is detachable, washable CoolMax padding for comfort and cleanliness. The unique Melon airflow system keeps the head cool and fresh and the securely anchored Fidlock chinstrap is magnetic, not a buckle, for easy one-handed connection

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