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2019 Holiday Outdoor Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again, when holiday shopping is at an all time high, and you may be scrambling to find the perfect gift for each person in your life. Well, if you or a loved one is an outdoor enthusiast, then we have the perfect gift guide for you. From snowshoes to outdoor blankets, here is our 2019 Holiday Outdoor Gift Guide.

Gear for the Exercise Enthusiast

Jaybird RUN

Completely wireless, water resistant, and sweat-proof, the Jaybird RUN sports headphones won’t hold you back no matter where you go. Additionally, these headphones showcase a unique amount of customization through the official Jaybird app. $179



Gear for the Snow Enthusiast 


Crescent Moon Eva V2 Snowshoes

These lightweight snowshoes won an Innovation Award during 2018’s Outdoor Retailer Show for good reason. An all-foam design and rocker tip and tail lend to the easy wearability of these versatile shoes. Quiet, flexible, and simple to use, Evas are ideal for hunters, hikers, and ice fishers of all skill levels. $179

Elan Explore 8 Skis

Ideal for beginner and mid-level skiers, the Elan Explore 8 Skis have a Dual Woodcore for stability while maintaining a lightweight feel. With WaveFlex technology for torisonal strength and longitudinal flex, these skis are engineered for a smooth ride down the slopes. $400 


CharPoles Ascent Carbon Pro Ski Poles

These poles combine durability with portability thanks to their carbon fiber woven fabric shafts. Patented hands-free straps and camera mounting technology keep your hands open for more important tasks while SolidLock adjustability offers quick and secure length changes. These versatile poles are perfect for year-round use and come in a variety of colors. $109


Dahu Swiss Ski Boot

A combination of such materials as Corsair shell for a progressive flex and Italian-leather Cambium for comfort and warmth, the Dahu Swiss Ski Boot showcases innovation in winter gear. Showcasing a sleek look with superior design, the Swiss Ski Boot will help you hit the slopes and feel comfortable all the way. Price TBA.



Gear for the Camper 


Eno Skyloft

Allowing you to switch between “Sleep” and “Relax” mode, the Eno Skyloft lets you customize your post-hike experience. Easy to set up and pack up alike, the SkyLoft will feel at home in your backyard as it will on your next camping trip. $130



Orca Liddup

Ideal for a trip to the beach and a camping excursion alike, the Orca Liddup is a perfect cooler for the outdoor adventurer. A 35-quart storage capacity and specialized insulation for consistent temperature means you’ll have plenty of space while keeping food and drinks cool. $279

GSI Glacier Stainless Base Camper

When you get back to the campsite after a long hike, you’ll want to be able to make a high-quality meal. The multi-faceted GSI Glacier Stainless Base Camper will help you replenish your energy around the campfire. $80

Nanoloft Puffy Blanket

Composed of recycled materials in order to provide a synthetic alternative to down, the Nanoloft Puffy Blanket is a temperature-conscious blanket that’s conscious of the environment. With eye-catching designs such as Fire Fade and Winter Horizon, these blankets will give your camping trip some additional warmth and flare. $150  




Gossamer Gear Gorilla 40

The ideal combination of durability and lightness, the Gossamer Gear Gorilla 40 is the perfect backpack for veteran hiker and trail newcomer alike. Allowing you to pack your gear without an uncomfortable hike, this pack will travel every mile with you. $215

Need more gift ideas? Check out our Fall 2019 Gear Guide!


By Alex Moersen

By Alex Moersen

Alex Moersen is an Associate Editor for Innovation & Tech Today, covering pop culture, science and tech, sustainability, and more. Twitter: @yaboii_shanoo

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