Christmas Gift Guide

Jack Kelly5 min readBuying Guides

Navigating the shops for the best outdoor gifts at Christmas can feel like you’ve got a mountain to climb. Luckily our outdoor experts are here to advise you. We’ve pulled together our top selects for outdoor adventure gifts from our cool collection of premium outdoor brands. Each one will make this Christmas memorable for the people on your list.


The Eco Warrior | The Hiker | The Camper | The Gadget Geek | The Commuter



The Eco Warrior

Whether you’re shopping for a climate champion this Christmas, or simply want to gift someone outdoor gear which is kinder to our planet, then check out these eco-friendly options. The ever-popular Etip Gloves from The North Face are now crafted from recycled polyester, bringing device-friendly usability to a whole new audience. We also recommend browsing our collection of recycled cotton tees and performance baselayers which deliver everyday comfort within a sustainable garment. Looking to splash out? Then explore our newest brands to the Blacks family including Rab and Haglofs.

One of the best ways outdoor adventurers can protect the planet is by protecting the gear they already own. A great stocking filler for any outdoorsy type is care & reproofing products from Nikwax and Grangers which extend the performance and life of product. Win Win!

Read our complete Christmas Gifting to buying sustainable this season right here.

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A collection of sustainable outdoor products


The Hiker

For the hiker on your list, there is an array of quality clothing, footwear and equipment to help them cover even more miles. Looking for stocking fillers? Inspire them to explore more of the UK with a map and compass, or protect their feet with the Christmas classic – a pair of cosy winter walking socks.

Looking to spend more? Every hiker needs a dependable pair of hiking boots and our favourites include the hugely popular Women's Accentor GORE-TEX Mid Boot from Merrell, and the Salomon Men's X Ultra 3 GORE-TEX Mid Boot. Both include outstanding waterproof membrane technology to keep your feet completely dry mile after mile.

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The Gadget Geek

Know a techie on your list who is always on the look out of the next best outdoor gadget? Take a look at these impressive innovations. Portable power banks and solar chargers keep your devices juiced up, or treat them to a waterproof phone case which will withstand the outdoors.

If you’re really after that ‘wow’ moment on Christmas day and want to blow the budget, check out the wide selection of GPS navigation devices, including Garmin wearables, cycling navigators, and handhelds.

Our standout product is the Garmin Edge 130 Plus GPS Cycling Computer, a compact unit packed with performance monitoring, MTB dynamics and GPS utility; all shared on a 1.8 inch easy-read display.


The Camper

Get creative this Christmas when choosing that perfect present for the camper on your list. Always popular at this time of year, Petzl headtorches provide impressive performance for a competitive price. Our favourite is the E+Lite, a tiny headlamp which weighs just 27g, yet packs a powerful punch when it comes to lighting the way.

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An oex tent and camper


The Commuter

Make commuting more comfortable for those on your Christmas shopping list with the great selection of simple stocking fillers and premium products. Top of our list is Yaktrax Ice Grips which are perfect for keeping any commuter sure-footed on icy streets. An essential for anyone this winter, put a pair in your stocking too. They’re that good!

You could also consider treating them to a new commuter pack. We stock a range of premium device-compatible packs which feature laptop-compatible padded sleeves to carry your gadgets on-the-go.

So there you have it, our comprehensive guide to the best outdoor Christmas gifts for adventurers everwhere.

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