Christmas Gift Guide

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What a year 2020 has been, it’s one that will certainly go down in history that’s for sure. With the light at the end of the tunnel approaching (bring on 2021!), we’re on hand to guide you through our best gifts including stocking fillers, clothing, tech and more for Christmas 2020, to end the year on a high!


For Him | For Her | For Kids


For Him

Stocking Filler

The North Face Men’s Etip Recycled Glove

You can’t go wrong with a pair of gloves at Christmas. The Men’s Etip Recycled Glove is both warm and practical – a winner on all fronts. Renowned EtipTM technology means you can use mobiles and other touch screen dives whilst you’re on the go. Perfect for commuting, or GPS on the hills.


Peter Storm Men’s Packlite Alpinist Down Jacket

The ultimate winter jacket, the Packlite Alpinist does exactly what it says on the tin. First of all, it’s super lightweight, but still packed with 700 fill power down for exceptional warmth. Secondly, it’s water repellent, working to keep rain out in unpredictable showers. Truly versatile, the Alpinist can be worn whether you’re heading to the office or mountaineering in freezing conditions.




Garmin Fenix 6 Multi-Sport GPS Watch

If you’re looking for an impressive gift for your loved one, check out the Garmin Fenix 6 Multi-Sport GPS Watch. Perfect for the outdoor enthusiast and one of the latest in Garmin’s range, the Fenix 6 works across a variety of sports, saving metrics, offering tips and of course navigating the way.


Berghaus Unisex Contour Neck Gaiter

A neck gaiter isn’t something that immediately springs to mind when outdoorsy folk write their kit lists, that’s why it makes such a great gift. The Berghaus Unisex Neck Gaiter is massively versatile; it can be worn in 13 ways to find a bespoke fit for any outdoor activity. The Neck Gaiter also offers a lightweight form of insulation, so warmth is never an issue.

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For Her

Stocking Filler

Trekmates Women’s Rebecca Knit Hat

A welcome addition to any stocking or Secret Santa selection. The Rebecca Knit Hat is a cosy accessory, built with a fleece lining for maximum warmth. From the outside, it’s styled in a fashionable knit design, to match exceptional functionality.


North Ridge Women’s Tech Down Jacket

A practical iteration of a classic puffa jacket, the Women’s Tech Down Jacket from North Ridge is certainly a winter warmer. Packed with 550 fill power duck down insulation, the Tech Down Jacket emits some serious heat. A removable hood ensures you can stay cosy when you want to, and remove for less bulk.



OEX 300 Lumen CREE Aluminium Torch

Light up their Christmas morning, with the 300 Lumen CREE Aluminium Torch. Known for their technical kit, OEX have engineered a hard-wearing handheld torch with a powerful, adjustable beam. Switch between modes to find optimum brightness, perfect for DIY, camps and night hikes.


Eurohike Stainless Steel Flask 1.5L

When you think of Christmas, a flask might not immediately spring to mind – but trust us when we say, don’t knock it until you’ve tried it! The Eurohike Stainless Steel Flask is great for long distance hikers and expeditions. Every explorer needs to hydrate, so why not drink at the best temperature?

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For Kids

Stocking Filler

Peter Storm Kids’ Animal Polar Chute

A practical neck gaiter with a fun design - what more could the little ones want? The Kids’ Animal Polar Chute features an array of cute characters to accompany any adventure. Including a functional fleece lining, any parent will be happy too.


Berghaus Kids’ Tyndrum Fleece

Every exploration needs a cosy fleece in tow. The Kids’ Tyndrum Fleece is an entry-level piece perfect for junior expeditions. Constructed in anti-pill polyester, the Tyndrum is exceptionally durable, with a high collar to keep cool chills at bay.



Nerf Vortex Aero Howler

Long distance trips need a long distance toy to match! The Vortex Aero Howler from Nerf is ideal for camping holidays, caravanning and days in the park. Listen out for its unique howl as the Vortex Aero comes your way, then throw it back as far as you can with the long-distance tail!


Hasbro Connect 4 Grab & Go

A spin on the classic game, who doesn’t love Connect 4? The travel sized game can be packed away with ease for car journeys, flights and holidays. A handy tray at the base keeps all the pieces together for practical gaming. All that’s left to ask is, who will be the first to connect all four?

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Blacks old-timer, Sophie, joined the online team back in 2017 after serving customers in her local Blacks store whilst completing her degree. Voluntary work with The Scouts, Girlguiding and The DofE, means she knows expeditions and outdoor kit like the back of her hand.

Catch Sophie checking out new trails on weekends, and she's always game for a hike, especially if it involves a pub at the end.

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