As the holidays draw closer, it's time to start thinking about some last minute stocking stuffer ideas for those outdoor enthusiasts on your list. Whether cyclists, hikers, climbers, skiers, geocachers, fishermen or campers, below you will find some perfect gift ideas that your outdoorsy friends and family will be sure to appreciate.
SockGuy manufactures some of the most comfortable performance socks in really fun designs. These socks will make a great stocking stuffer for the cyclist, runner, hiker, skier or snowboarder on your list.
The new Honey Stinger Waffle provides tasty fuel for outdoor sports as well as being just plain good to eat in front of the fire with a warm cup of coffee.
The Garmin Chirp wireless beacon is perfect for the Geocacher on your list. Durable and waterproof, the Chirp can communicate with, and be programmed by, any compatible wireless-enabled Garmin handheld. The Chirp stores hints, multicache coordinates, counts visitors and confirms the cache is nearby.
For the climber on your list, the new Black Diamond Gridlock Screwgate Carabiner is a hot forged belay biner that eliminates the possibility of cross-loading. The intuitive design is simple with no extra moving parts, just snap your belay loop into the smaller side of the "8", lock the gate, and you are good to go.
Help someone on your list become a true wilderness survivor with the Bear Grylls knife. Featuring a 4.75 inch half-serrated drop point blade, emergency whistle, fire starter, diamond blade sharpener and stainless steel pommel, this knife will be useful in any situation.
Pistil always creates the most stylish hats for men, women and children. You can't have enough of these hats.
For the cyclist on your list, the Garmin Edge 800 touchscreen GPS bike computer is ideal. Providing navigation and performance monitoring, it has a built-in basemap and tracks your distance, speed, location and ascent/descent. Use it with an ANT+ heart rate monitor, speed/cadence sensor or compatible power meter for a finely tuned analysis of your ride.
The Brooks Range Backcountry multi-tool has all the bits you really need as a skier, like: a #1 Philips, a #2 Philips, a #3 Posi-drive bit, a Torx® T20 bit, and a #4 flathead. With the quarter-inch hex driver you can also add your own special bit from the many available at a decent hardware store.
The CamelBak Flow Meter features a water gauge to accurately measure how much water you drink and how much is left in your reservoir, is programmable to monitor hydration goals, and easily integrates with any CamelBak hydration pack reservoir.
Every outdoor adventurer ends up with a few aches and pains now and then. KT Tape provides pain relief, stability, support and faster recovery for sore muscles and joints without sacrificing comfort or freedom of movement.