Don’t let the vintage-inspired look of this canvas backpack fool you. It bears all the highest tech Fjallraven fabric enhancements that made it a worthy and durable addition to your outdoor gear closet. Made of a cotton/poly G-1000 fabric, this pack is practically bulletproof, while still being functionally smart enough for the modern man.
It features a padded laptop sleeve, removable seat pad, and thermos pocket… all the things you need for a productive and comfortable day in the outdoor office!
Dress your cabin coffee table with this beautiful book that takes readers back to the original outlaw days of Camp 4. As climbing gets more and more popular, it becomes more important that we don’t forget its humble beginnings. Glen Denny keeps the dirtbag spirit alive with a book chalk-full (see what we did there?) of memorable ascents and stunning black and white photos. Want to know what it’s like dangling on El Cap overnight in a lightning storm? Here you go.
The Suunto Traverse may look like a flashy fashion piece, with its bright colored wristband and large face, but it’s features are fine-tuned to the outdoorsman’s needs.
This little device is an all-in-one navigational tool, featuring a compass, distance graph, barometric storm alarm, altimeter, GPS and GLONASS timekeeping and navigation systems, and a step and calorie counter. It even visually maps your route as you go, which means no more getting hopelessly lost on the approach!
With smartwatch capabilities, you can even sync it to a phone and receive calls, texts, and push notifications. Of if you’re going into the outdoors to escape all that, just turn the function off.
The key to completing any mountain style ensemble is some music to set the mood. The Braven BR-1 portable Bluetooth speaker provides 12 solid hours of music for the trail, tent, or even canoe. Powder-coated, shock-absorbant, water-resistant, and buoyant, the Braven BR-1 is designed to withstand any outdoor environment.
If Pendleton’s thick and cozy virgin wool blanket doesn’t make you want to curl up next to a fire in an off-grid cabin, we don’t know what will. Its vibrant color combos and timeless Southwest print looks great on any couch, van, or crash pad. Since Pendleton remains a staunchly “Made-in-the-USA” this piece of quality craftsmanship is a gift that can be enjoyed for years and years to come.
Who says dirtbags can’t be classy about their alcohol? For those who are a little less “moldy flask of Jack Daniels” and more “Old Fashioned on the rocks” (literally!), this lightweight and portable cocktail shaker set is the perfect gift. It comes complete with a citrus juicer, removable strainer, and two stainless steel glasses, all of which nest neatly within the shaker cup.
Camp coffee never tasted so good. The AeroPress has cultivated somewhat of a cult following among dirtbags, vanlifers, and outdoor enthusiasts… and for good reason! By using a rapid total immersion brewing process, it delivers smooth and strong espresso-style coffee without bitterness and grittiness of a french press. And all that comes in a lightweight BPA-free plastic tube no bigger than a water bottle.
Ever found yourself mid-route only to realize you forget your phone in your pocket… and only now realized because it’s about to fall out? Now there’s some heart palpitations even the most terrific whipper can’t inspire.
UAG’s rugged iPhone case keeps even the most fragile glass phone protected for all those outdoor “oops” moments. It’s even rated to meet military drop-test standards. Despite its durability and impact resistant core, it’s featherlight to carry, doesn’t increase the phone’s bulk astronomically, and supports wireless charging.
Haven’t you heard? DSLR cameras are out, darling. Mirrorless cameras are the new polaroid. More compact than a DSLR with nearly all the capabilities, the vintage-inspired FujiFilm X100F takes stellar quality photos at a decent price point, all while being easily packable for even lightweight backpackers and alpinists.
This model specifically features an easy-to-use quick-access ISO dial and ultra-fast electronic shutter capable of shooting at 1/32000. Perfect for capturing those fast-action outdoor athletic endeavors!
We all have that camping buddy that takes control of campfire maintenance. You know, the one with a touch of pyromania. What better gift for them than a genuine made-in-the-USA refillable Zippo? Its all-metal body looks classy and the windproof design means it works practically anywhere.
Ensure you don’t miss a moment of your outdoor adventurer’s wild experiences by gifting them GoPro’s Hero6 action camera. This palm-sized package is the ultimate in portable photography with a wide-angle lens and state of the art 4K photo and 1080p video quality.
Slim, packable, and durable, these little ruled notebooks are perfect for the modern Kerouac to fill with mountain musings and road trip ramblings. Use them alone or to refill leather-bound journals for writers who find themselves inspired by the vintage aesthetic.
If there’s any outdoor brand that packs a punch in terms of style and quality, it’s Arc’teryx. This best-selling jacket of a best-selling brand is great for all kinds of high-output activity in cold weather, whether that means winter fat biking to work or desperately trying to send a project before the snow comes.
Featuring stretchy synthetic Coreloft™ insulation this jacket keeps the torso warm while allowing for plenty of ventilation through the stretch fleece sides. The lightweight shell is abrasion resistant, too, meaning it can stand up to rough treatment.
Sure, you might not want to take these mittens to your local Ice Fest, these merino wool mittens are a perfectly cute and cozy way to keep your extremities warm during more casual outdoor pursuits. With leather palms designed and the ability to convert from mittens to fingerless gloves with ease, these are great for driving, shopping for groceries, or just a quiet nature walk.
Everybody loves Merino! Why? Because it’s odor resistant, super warm (even when wet), and softer than the grades at your local rock gym. Smartwool combines all these great qualities with just a touch of moisture-wicking polyester to create a base or mid-layer that’s as versatile as it is flattering.
Wear this soft and thick cable-knit beanie cuffed and cozy, or casual and floppy. However one chooses, it’s a stylish way to stay warm in chilly weather.
Cotton may not be the most technical of fabrics, but it’s definitely one of the coziest. The Patagonia Cotton Quilt Snap-T features a luxuriously double layer of organic cotton sewn in a diamond quilt pattern to lock in extra heat. Bearing the same patterning and design as the iconic Synchilla Snap-T, a sweatshirt has never looked so stylish.
If there’s any brand capable of making cords cool again, it’s Patagonia. Of course, for climbers, cords never really went out of style! Made of eco-friendly organic cotton and ethically made in Fair Trade certified factories, these casually looking but technically stretchy and durable pants are the perfect gift for ladies who frequently find themselves going back and forth from the trails to the streets.
A cape might seem like an unusual gift at first glance but bear with us. The Luhkka cape was inspired by the traditional clothing of the Sami people of Norway (where Fjallraven was born). Conversation starting style aside, this thing provides complete protection from the winter elements, all the way down to the knees. Between the fleece interior, light synthetic insulation, and wind and water-resistant G-1000 outer shell, there isn’t much weather too crappy for this cape.
The hood even features a removable faux fur trim to tailor to the occasion. Remove it for technical wear in the woods and snap it back on to go strolling around town.
Most people don’t go climbing in their skinny jeans, but with the prAna Lousia Pants, they may just need to reconsider. Made of 98% organic cotton with just a touch of spandex, these slim and flattering pants possess an unbelievable amount of stretch. These are a super versatile gift option that looks nice enough for wear in a professional setting while still allowing ladies to crush climbs after work.
For true warmth without weight or bulk, the Outdoor Research Down Baja Pullover pulls out all the stops. It features both an ultralight, water-repellant shell and 800 fill Responsible Down Standard down filling. But our favorite feature? The coveted kangaroo front pocket which not only holds a surprising amount of goodies but is sure to keep the wearer’s fingers warm in the moments between (whether that be between climbs or between buildings).
If you want to give a truly all-around excellent piece, with an appeal for both casual and technical wear, the Diamond Peak Thermal Hooded Top is the way to go. This semi-cowl neck top is made of ultra-soft and non-itchy merino wool, knitted into a stretch construction that allows for the fullest range of arm mobility. Combine that with the chafe-free flatlock seams, they may never want to take it off.
Any outdoor loving lady will tell you: you can never have too many beanies. Beanies are the bread and butter to mountain style and the prAna Shila Beanie like garlic on top of all that (because WHO doesn’t love garlic bread?!). Made of float yarns, this retro-looking beanie is the perfect blend of nature-inspired muted tones with a little bit of color pop to brighten up the most dreary winter days.
For ladies looking to combine their love for comfortable tights and durable technical pants, Fjallraven once again comes to the rescue. The Abisko trekking tights look as simple and classy as any part of snug-fit leggings or yoga pants… except that they’re made of an ultra-durable and breathable 4-way stretch fabric, designed to withstand contact with sharp rocks and brambles.
In other words, they’re just as wearable for a full-on attach of Cobra Crack as they are for a gentle cobra pose during yoga class. Other great features include a wide, high tummy supportive waistband, UPF 50+ sun protection, and a zippered thigh holster pocket.
For the snow bunny on your list, check out the Roxy Andie Jacket. From the outside, it looks like a beautifully colored around-town coat. Inside its DryFlight laminated shell, however, it features all the necessary components to keep its wearer warm while shredding the slopes. This includes low bulk Primaloft Black insulation, critically taped seams, a powder skirt, and even underarm vents for snugness without the sweat.
Purses are something along the lines of Pandora’s Box. Open one up and you just never know what you’re going to find. Save your loved one a lot of time and hassle rooting around in their purse for that chapstick that just has to be in there with this nifty little hyper-organized purse. While slim in design, it features oh-so-many pockets that hold a surprising amount of goodies.
Made of G-1000 Heavy Duty Eco A fabric, it’s also incredibly durable and highly water-resistant. Think of the Pocket Purse as a life tote, not just a fashion accessory. Use it out shopping to carry cards and cash, or out hiking to carry essential snacks and safety gear.
Vests are truly the most versatile of all outwear. Wear them on chilly summer nights or for warmer fringe season cragging sessions without overheating. Then turn around and layer them up with other jackets to add a little extra torso warmth.
The North Face Campshire fleece vest is even better because it features a super soft high pile fleece construction and cute patterns that add a little pizzazz to any outfit, whether it be casual or outdoor-oriented.
The Basin and Range New Wingate jacket is a super stylish long parka that absolutely any lady will feel like a queen wearing. Combine its long and flattering appearance with its 550 fill down insulation and windproof shell and you’ve got the perfect recipe for a winter around-town jacket worthy of wear through even an Alaskan winter.
It’s a proven fact that ladies have poorer circulation to the outer extremities. That’s why our hands are so dang cold all the time! Give the gift of warm fingers with the stylish St. Anthony Gloves, complete with a tricot lining, synthetic puffy insulation, and quilted Omni-Tech waterproof outer. Don’t forget the leather insert that provides just a touch of fashionable flare.
Everyone needs a faithful pair of blue jeans, sure, but every outdoor enthusiast needs a faithful pair of insulated blue jeans. Aside from an optional cuff at the bottom, Eddie Bauer’s fleece-lined jeans look like any other pair of loose fit jeans from the outside. Inside, however, they’re beholden to a soft and supple secret: a fleece lining that’ll keep the wearer warm even in the most frigid casual environments.
Down jackets are great but most of them definitely fall on the technical side of the style spectrum. At least until Fjallraven released the Greenland Down Liner Jacket. With 600 fill premium goose down, this slim jacket locks in a surprising amount of heat… without making the wearer look like a puffed up marshmallow.
Casual in appearance, this jacket serves a technical function as well, with a DWR water-shedding exterior and the ability to easily layer under a shell or even another insulated jacket.
It’s everyone’s favorite Patagonia puffy, but in a stylishly sleeveless design. Featuring the same uber-warm and water-repellent Primaloft Gold Eco insulation, the Nano Puff Vest will keep you warm where it matters in the torso, while leaving your arms free. Pair it with a patterned Patagonia Synchilla Snap-T for extra style points.
The Coal Harbor beanie may look like a basic acrylic beanie… and it is, but it also comes in a great range of solid earthy tones that can quite literally cap off any winter ensemble.
Whether it be for driving, biking, chopping firewood or taking a romantic Christmas sleigh ride, you just really can’t go wrong with these Hestra gloves. Featuring a knit merino wool backing and ultra-soft blended tricot lining, these gloves are warm and moisture-wicking. Combine that with the full deerskin palm, they’re downright indestructible right where durability is most needed.
All the leather is tanned with vegetable dyes, so rest easy knowing that they come with a minimal environmental footprint or…. handprint.
You can’t go wrong giving the gift of flannel. Especially if that flannel has G-1000 polyester fabric reinforcements to add durability to high-wear areas. That’s what makes the Fjallraven Skog Flannel Shirt an ideal flannel for outdoorsmen. Well, that and the fact that it really brings the whole lumberjack look to life.
Bearing the same classic appearance of Danner’s original boots combined with the latest and greatest footwear features, the Mountain Light Boots know how to walk the walk, regardless of whether that walk is on dirt, rock, snow, or concrete.
Between the waterproof Gore-Tex membrane, fiberglass shank, and impact-absorbing Vibram Kletterlift rubber sole, these boots provide top of the line foot protection and terrain tackling capabilities. On top of all that, the full-grain seamless leather upper makes them look as stylish as a pair of Doc Martins. Hiking boots that don’t look like hiking boots? Now there’s a shoe that’s a step ahead of the rest!
The Hippy Tree Moab Pants are geared for desert rats who live to explore the sandstone crags and hidden slot canyons of the southwest. Made of durable stretch cotton, these provide excellent mobility and breathability in hot, arid climates. That may make them a less ideal garment for the cold temperatures of the holiday season itself, but they’re the perfect gift for anyone planning a desert climbing getaway.
With billowy legs and a gusseted inseam, they won’t bind, pinch, or limit movement, even among pursuits that demand leg mobility.
For low output activities, like being a pal and volunteering to belay your bud on a long sport projecting session, the Rho Lightweight Torrent™ zip neck provides the perfect level of non-bulky layering. It’s buttery soft fabric and flatlock seams make it suitable for wear as a base layer and its trim, sleek design makes it equally suitable as a casual pullover for grabbing drinks at the bar.
If you reeeeaaallly want to go all out on a gift this holiday season, the Canada Goose Banff Parka is the way to go. As the absolute top of the line in both winter warmth and brand-name fashion, this parka doesn’t run cheap, but it’s an investment that will last the wearer darn near a lifetime.
Premium goose down and waterproof shell aside, this jacket spares no expense on the high-quality details, from the removable coyote fur ruff to the genuine leather-trimmed cuffs. This parka provides military-grade element protection for the most absolutely frigid environments, all while looking even cooler than the air it’s keeping out.
The only thing that might be better than a flannel shirt is a flannel shirt with a fuzzy fleece lining. Stay warm and cozy while looking cool and casual!
If you’ve ever worn Patagonia’s performance denim, you’ll be ruined for all other kinds of blue jeans. These classic silhouette pants fit right into any casual setting, while the unique fabric makes them suitable for wearing in the mountains. The secret is a small blend of Coolmax polyester with the organic cotton denim, bestowing these pants with all the durability of cotton but none of its unfortunate moisture retention. Top that off with a DWR finish and you’ve got a pair of blue jeans that won’t instantly become be the most uncomfortable thing ever worn in a slight rain spell.
Burton’s Approach Mittens may well be the most stylish pair of technical gloves around. They feature a texturized waterproof outer and extra-long cuff designed to overlap the jacket sleeve. Say goodbye to that awkward patch of exposed skin that can just never seem to be covered by both!
The full leather Screen Grab palm provides grip and dexterity on ski poles, steering wheels, and smartphone screens alike.
These days, everyone has a Synchilla Snap-T fleece pullover (are you even an outdoor-living hipster if you don’t?). But what few people possess are Patagonia’s equally cozy Synchilla Snap-T fleece pants. Made of soft, pill-resistant recycled polyester fleece sewn with a gusseted crotch design, these pants can be worn either as a heavyweight baselayer for winter pursuits or as an ultra-warm pair of PJs. We happen to have it on good authority that these are the winter vanlifer’s number one pick for van jammies.
Your outdoor-loving loved one probably already has a down jacket. But do they have a down pullover? And if they do, do they have one that looks as classically stylish as the Patagonia Down Sweater?
With its DWR-treated 100% recycled polyester ripstop shell and lining and 800-fill Advanced Global Traceable Down, this may well just be the warmest, more eco-friendly down layer on the market. Naturally, it also features Patagonia’s famously spacious kangaroo front pocket, perfect for keeping something as large as a few cans of beer from freezing on a frigid winter outing.
If you’re shopping for the most hardcore of outdoor athletes and those who put prefer a good old fashion sufferfest to traditional holiday festivities, opt for the top-of-the-line Arc’teryx Fission SV. The SV stands for Severe and that’s exactly the kind of conditions this jacket is built for. With a 2-layer N80p-X GORE-TEX shell and between 65 and 90 grams of Coreloft Continuous synthetic insulation, the Fission SV keeps the wearer both warm and dry on the most frigid of backcountry adventures and alpine pursuits.
Named after the Ucluelet peninsula on the western coast of Vancouver Island, Outdoor Research’s 100% wool Ukee beanie embodies the essence of PNW life, wildly vacillating between damn outdoor adventures and getting warm by cozy fires. Even in the cold, humid winters of British Columbia, the Ukee Beanie is “an easy choice for the easygoing”.
Whether they’re running out to grab some brew with the bros or dressing up for a hot date, any guy will appreciate this ultra warmth and stylish quilted jacket. Despite its 180g of THERMOLITE insulation, the Mallet Jacket’s flattering fit is slim, trim, and easily layer-able. Don’t let the overly casual look lead you to believe it can’t hold its own against the elements. The plain weave fabric construction shell comes complete with a water-repellent finish.
Finally, your loved one is going to need something to haul all their holiday goodies in, and what better than the Fjallraven Greenland Duffel? Made of G-1000 HeavyDuty Eco S fabric, this robust duffel is ready to haul anything and everything, from basic gym clothes to a full trad rack and rope.
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