Looking for the perfect gift for the outdoor adventurer in your life? Here are a few of our favorite ideas for the holiday season.
Patagonia Men’s Woolie Fleece Pullover, $159
Inspired by one of Yvon Chouinard’s favorite original pieces, this go-to fleece is made of a warm, soft blend of recycled materials (40% recycled wool, 35% recycled cotton, 18% recycled nylon, 7% other fiber). Fair Trade Certified sewn, which means the people who made it earned a premium for their labor.
Mountain Equipment Dispersion Jacket, $295
Combining GORE-TEX fabric in the most exposed areas, an soft shell fabric on the back and underarms, the Dispersion Jacket perfectly balances protection, breathability and mobility for your next ski adventure. The jacket also features a fully adjustable ski hood that stows into the collar, taped seams at the hood and yoke, two large mesh-lined zippered chest pockets, and elastane-bound cuffs.
Osprey Transporter Duffel 95L, $200
This duffel is tough as they come: dual sided TPU coating inside and out, burly hardware, and stiffened main body fabric with protective accent ribs, overlapping zipper rain flaps protect your gear from snow, rain, hail and sun while keeping your sharp points from poking through. It comes with four easy-to-grab handles as well as a stowaway contoured harness and yoke for comfortable backpack carry.
Muck Arctic Ice Boot, $190
These are the warmest and grippiest boots we’ve tested for winter wear. The 16” boots are 100% waterproof, with thick 5 mm neoprene, tough Spandura, and fleece to keep feet warm even in icy water. Vibram Arctic Grip soles with lugs provide unparalleled traction on ice and uneven underwater terrain.
Bridgedale Trailsport Lightweight Crew, $14
Lightweight and durable, the socks feature a Merino-Lycra blend that provides resilient padding, odor control, moisture wicking and outstanding comfort for long days on the trail. The performance fit ensures that socks won’t slip down or bunch in your shoes, and the flat toe seam minimizes bulk.
Shady Rays Ocean Ice, $48
These sunglasses are polarized shades you can afford to lose or break. Why? Because they’ll be replaced for FREE with their “Live Hard” Warranty. Made to go as hard as you, you can find a style that speaks to whoever you plan to gift (even if it’s yourself). And every pair you purchase provides 10 meals through Feeding America sponsored food banks throughout the country.
prAna Transverse Long- Sleeve Crew, $55
This high-performance shirt is made from a recycled polyester and hemp blend and features natural moisture-wicking, quick-dry, and odor-reducing technology. It’s built to last on and off the trail.
Brooklyn Wanderlust Travel Mattress, $209
This memory foam mattress combines deep contouring comfort with cooling benefits. Constructed with a top layer of memory foam, the mattresses delivers enhanced contouring with exceptional pressure point relief. A cool gel infusion, coupled with open cell technology, ensures a temperature neutral environment for better sleep. A high-density base foam provides a durable core—built for longevity on the road.
Helinox Lite Cot | $250
The best solution to trekking overnight. The Lite Cot is a full-length, elevated cot that packs down to a tight cylinder of only 2 pounds. Built with DAC aluminum pressure-fit legs, the cot provides a durable, tensioned surface. That is called maximum weight-savings, without skimping on comfort.
MyCharge Adventure H2O Portable Charger, $60
Designed to withstand the most extreme outdoor conditions (waterproof, drop-resistant and dirt-proof), the Adventure H2O delivers 15,000mAh and 2.4A of shared output power for up to 6x extra battery. It easily stores and packs away in a backpack pouch.
iLive earbuds, $80
These wire-free Bluetooth earbuds feature a sweat-resistant hook design to keep them securely in place so you can work hard or play hard without sweating the small stuff. And with Bluetooth 5.0 range, speed and capacity, your audio can go as fast as you do
Houdini Power Houdi, $250
The Power Houdi is made from Power Stretch® Pro™ from Polartec® offers unparalleled comfort and is nearly indestructible. The high collar and snug hood will provide extra comfort while the extended sleeves with thumb loops will keep your hands warm in cold weather. Layer it underneath a shell jacket for skiing or hiking, take it out climbing, or wear on its own.
Mountain Khakis Original Mountain Pant, $84
Made from 100% organic cotton two-ply canvas, the Original Mountain Pant is the proven, trail-tested choice for rugged adventure. It features reinforced pocket bags, triple-stitched seams, and mud-flap reinforced heel cuffs, able to withstand the elements and the any adventure you throw at them.
Kinis Crossfit, $55
These are the latest in barefoot shoe technology from Richmond-based Kinis. They are minimalist footwear but are far more rugged and durable than previous barefoot offerings. Lightweight, portable, zero drop, and easy to take on and off.
MagnaReady Free Swinging Flannel, $63
The classic flannel just got an upgrade with magnetized closures at the front placket and cuffs—making it easier to get aon and off. It’s a soft, brushed flannel with taped seams to keep the shirt sharp, crisp, and versatile.
Technaxx 117 nature camera, $80
This mini-cam is compact records full HD 1080p video with an approximate reach of 50 feet and features a 1.9” display. Equipped with built-in IR LED technology, the camouflage-colored camera can capture impressive nighttime recordings.
Nathan Sports Hypernight Reflective Beanie, $29
Keep your head in the clouds while running outdoors. This lightweight stretch beanie is covered in constellations that provides additional reflective flair for those cool weather runs that transition from day to night. It is made from polyester/spandex fabric with reflective graphic detailing for visibility in low-light conditions.
Nathan Sports Hypernight Reflective Gloves, $29
These lightweight stretch gloves with an eye-catching reflective pattern are as comfy as they are stylish. They are smart device compatible, so you don’t have to take your gloves off to answer a call or take a picture and they come with a built in chamois to wipe your nose in the cold. Ideal for keeping fingers toasty on chilly days down to 30°F.
Maloja Monataccio Fleece, $149
This Maloja (pronounced “mah-low-yah”) fleece is the most versatile and durable one we’ve tested, yet it’s extremely lightweight and breathable. Built for multisport adventure, this technical fleece is cross-stitched for added flexibility and freed om of movement while still providing abundant insulation on even the coldiest, windiest days.
Kora Shola Hat, $45
Woven from yak wool technical fabric, this beanie is more breathable and moisture-wicking than merino, but keeps your head protected from the elements when you need it most. Tuck it under a helmet or stuff it into your jersey pocket in case the temperature drops—it’s as lightweight as it is soft and warm.
Gordini Camber Gloves, $80
These high-performance gloves feature a waterproof Ergoknit engineered knit shell with a synthetic leather palm with goatskin fingers, coupled with Megaloft insulation and waterproof, windproof Aquabloc inserts. The hook-and-loop closures and finger and thumb reinforcements provide additional durability.
Native Eyewear Advanced Fit Vigor Sunglasses, $139
These lightweight performance shades are made from sustainable castor bean bio-resins, so you can feel good while looking great. They feature side vents, adjustable nose pads, adjustable temple boots and interchangeable lenses.