GUIDE TO SANE GIFT SHOPPING & GIVING
Just looking at the cover of Fifty Places to Hike Before You Die, by Chris Santella, elicits deep breaths. Give the hiker exciting destinations to dream about, with advice and tips from Outdoor Experts. Includes hikes at all levels.
Check out the entire Fifty Places series, such as Fifty Places to Bike Before You Die
Or, might your outdoor dreamer prefer water? Gift Quiet Water New York, Canoe & Kayak Guide. 400+ pages of “90 spectacular quiet-water destinations in New York.” Purchases support the AMC mission to protect the Northeast outdoors.
$20 Appalachian Mountain Club
Ask your clerk about any deals, specials or discounts he/she can offer.
Whether your recipient goes for a day trip, several nights in the ‘wild’ or believes in emergency prep, they’ll appreciate the Life Straw Personal Water Filter. This little device could save a life, or prevent sickness at least. It removes waterborne bacteria and parasites, and filters up to 1000 liters of contaminated water without chemicals.
Or, the award winning Sawyer Mini Filtration System Kit that filters up to 10,000 gallons and suggests use inside (i.e. restaurants)! Easily attaches to the included collapsible drinking pouch, a hydration pack, water bottle or directly from a water source (i.e. stream). Only weighs two ounces. Kit includes all they’ll need to avoid 99.99999% of all bacteria.
$20 Academy Sports & Outdoors
Gift the super bright, water-resistant Kootek Multifunctional Flashlight to the camper, outdoorsman, jogger…even the campus coed. 3 brightness levels with adjustable beam. Includes survival knife, attack hammer, rechargeable batteries, AC charging adapter and camping Box.
She’ll get lots of use from the White Sierra Fleece Jacket . Very warm without bulk. In 3 colors. Sizes S to XL
(Check rei’s great fleece deals for men, too)
$15 was $31 rei
When he’s out chopping wood, hunting, hiking, etc, the Joe Fresh puffer vest might appeal. In 3 colors.
$25 was $49 JoeFresh (additional 25%off w/code Partytime
A runner or skier on your gift list likely can’t have enough gear. Gift the warm, dry fit of the Reebok Women’s Cold Weather Tights. Easy to layer.
$25 was $50 Dicks Sporting Goods
Pro Ski socks (men’s) made with mostly super-fine Merino wool, and features cushioned heel.
For the male cyclist on your list: Men’s Canari Microlight Cycling Shell. This lightweight, durable standout is windproof and water-resistant.
$22 was $45 rei
Many other outdoor enthusiasts, in addition to voters, could use the heavy-duty nylon Sea to Summit Big River Dry Bags. Watertight, 5 liter. For other sizes.
Likely, your outdoor gift recipient won’t mind extra warmth. Even if they prefer being the spectator at the outdoor event. So, help keep them toasty.
Get the Patagonia Synchilla™ Fleece Gloves and they’re ready. Whether it’s outdoor fun or work. With elastic fit wrists, reinforced finger tips and palms, moisture wicking and quick dry, these may become their go to glove for any outdoor activity.
$19 was $39 Patagonia
Your gift recipient always cold, but always outside? The Patagonia Synchilla Fleece Scarf ensures warmth for their ears and/or neck.
There’s probably a good chance that your gift recipient would find use for this Plaid Wrap with pockets. It’ll be something great to keep in the car or at the office. Plus, the fashionistas declared plaid as trendy winter wear. Reversible to a solid color.
$20 Bed Bath & Beyond
NOTE: BED BATH & BEYOND COUPONS HOLD THEIR VALUE FOREVER; WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE 10% & 20% OFFERS ON THE SAME COUPON. THESE BECOME 10% AFTER EXPIRATION.
Thank you for stopping by. Come back again. Also check earlier posts for fabulous #frugal gift ideas.
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