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Ambassador Mara says any one would love to find this under the tree....or any tree
Completely redesigned, the REI Co-op Quarter Dome 1 tent combines new architecture and rugged, lightweight materials to make a single-person backpacking tent that's amazingly roomy and easy to set up.
REI Co-opQuarter Dome 1 Tent
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As a sleek micro-belay parka on chilly rock routes or as an insulated layer during winter storms, the women's Patagonia Nano Puff jacket traps body heat and blocks wind using 75% recycled materials.
With Peruvian style straight from the Andes, the Mountain Hardwear Pillow Drift earflap hat has cable knitting, a feminine silhouette and fleece lining to bring together a fun look and tons of warmth.
Ambassador Lorna does her holiday shopping with her budget in mind
Patagonia Nano-Air Jacket
Ambassador Sarah's wish list includes a little insulation
Crawl out of your sleeping bag, click on your headlamp, tag the summit and return. Each moment of a stop-and-go alpine mission, the Nano-Air jacket delivers a breakthrough in active insulation.
The Hydro Flask Food Flask has been revamped to look and work better than before. With a sleek new design and better insulation, all your favorite foods will stay at the perfect temperature longer.
Mountain Hardwear Pillow Drift Beanie
Patagonia Nano Puff Jacket
Hydro Flask Food Flask
Adventure Medical Kits
Moleskin Blister Dressing
This popular anti-blister remedy prevents blisters and hot spots by protecting feet from friction and pressure inside shoes. Choose the Adventure Medical Kits Moleskin Blister Dressing for your next trip.
Therm-a-Rest RidgeRest SOLite Sleeping Pad
12 Feet Long (24 Ft Total) x 1 Inch Wide (Tree Friendly), 20 Attachment Loops (40 Total), 1000+ Lbs Per Strap (2000+ Lbs Total). No-Stretch Heavy Duty Triple Stitched Seams, Set of 2 Straps with Two Free Locking Carabiners & Bag. Hang Your Portable Single and Double Parachute Hammocks.
Ultimate Survival Technologies
ParaHatchet Combo Knife & Hatchet
XL Hammock Straps
A counterpart to the RidgeRest Solar, the Therm-a-Rest SOLite sleeping pad is lighter yet also features an aluminized surface to reflect body heat for a boost in warmth and comfort.
Fine tools made with full-tang construction, the Ultimate Survival Technologies ParaHatchet Combo knife and hatchet bring reliable strength for tackling projects at the cabin or on camping adventures.
Ambassador Lucy wants to swing from the holiday tree
For walks on the trail or riding the slopes, the Bones beanie from The North Face keeps noggins warm.
Collapsible Dog Bowl
The women's Craft Wool Comfort long underwear bottoms use a soft wool jersey blend to keep you dry, warm and comfortable in just about any weather.
An excellent layer for the trails, the Long-Sleeve Go Seamless Wool Top from The North Face is crafted with a touch of stretch and engineered with mesh for breathability.
The North FaceLong-Sleeve Go Seamless Wool Top
Ambassador Jennifer & Annie say don't forget the puppy people
Good Life Gear Stainless Steel Pet Water Bottle
Craft Wool Comfort Long Underwear Bottoms
Good Life Gear offers a Patented Stainless Steel Water Bottle designed for Pets on the Go. This unique bottle allows pets to remain hydrated with their own fresh liquid while traveling, running or hiking with their owners. The dual-cap system allows for easy-fill and clean. Each bottle features a handy carry cord and carabineer hook for clipping to back packs or belt loops. . Your dog will give this bottle a Paws Up.
Collapsible pet bowl is 5 inches wide, 2 inches height, each bowl holds up to 12 fluid ounces of water or 1.5 cups of pet food - 0.4 inches when collapsed - simply Pop-Up and fold away.
Ambassador Gretchen says go bananas this Holiday Season
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Banana Saver with Carabiner
ObozBridger BDry Hiking Boots
The Banana Saver eliminates the problem of packing a banana "on the go". This USA made product is designed to protect individual bananas from getting bruised until time of consumption. Its small size will appeal to sport's enthusiasts where space is a premium. Perfect for backpackers, bicyclists, golfers, climbers and campers! Now available with a carabiner that easily attaches your Banana Saver to the outside of any bag you carry, therefore conserving more space in your bag.
Pairing classic style with modern tech, the Oboz Bridger B-Dry hiking boots offer the best of both worlds. The all-leather uppers are waterproof and breathable, and the deep lugs give serious grip.
Tackle any trail in the waterproof/breathable comfort of the Oboz Sapphire Mid BDry hiking boots. They were designed, developed and tested with a woman's fit and needs in mind.
ObozSapphire Mid BDry Hiking Boots
Ambassador Mara says give the gift of happy feet
VSSL First Aid
TubbsFrontier 25 Snowshoes
A simple and clean design aesthetic along with torso adjustability, multiple easy-access pockets and rain cover make this pack perfect for longer day hikes. Easy access lid with protective storm flap. StormGuard system combines a partial rain cover with a waterproof bottom liner to create a fully weather proof bag. StormGuard provides better access, keeps gear drier and is more durable than a traditional rain cover. 10 cm/4 in of torso adjustability provides the perfect fit. Removable hipbelt and sternum strap for around town use. Side zipper for easy access to gear. Stretch pocket on shoulder strap for a phone and other small items. Light loop attachment point and reflective material. Front shove-it pocket for quick access. Two attachment loops for hiking poles or ice axes.
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Ambassador Annie is digging this new gadget
Military spec aluminum you can depend on wherever the wilderness will take you; in any emergency situation your first aid kit will always be protected from the element Packed with 17 high quality first aid emergency essentials in slotted plastic sleeves for easy access; all supplies are medical grade.
With 180 EZ bindings for superior ease-of-use and comfort, Tubbs Frontier 25 women's snowshoes offer a lightweight, women-specific design for efficient performance on trails with packed snow..
Thule Women's Stir W 35L Backpack
The 1.5-liter Osprey Hydraulics LT reservoir is made for light and fast activities where weight and balance (and hydration) are critical.
9 light modes, including 7 solid colors, white, and a rainbow fade. The PackLite Spectra USB lasts for up to 12 hours at full charge depending on the color mode chosen. The PackLite Spectra USB can be recharged by micro USB input (cord included) or by the built-in solar panel in approximately 10 hours of sun. It measures 4.75" x 4.75" x 4.75" when inflated and packs down to less than 1" in depth. The PackLite Spectra USB has a 4-level battery charge indicator and adjustable strap for hanging. Its 100% waterproof and dustproof design makes it a durable lantern that you can take with you anywhere.
SPOTGen3 Satellite GPS Messenger
Ambassador Jill says light up someone's holiday
Osprey Hydraulics LT Reservoir
With the SPOT Gen3 Satellite GPS Messenger, you can reach emergency responders, check-in with family or friends, share GPS coordinates and track your adventures, all at the push of a button.
LuminAID Packlite Spectra USB
The Fits Sock Co Light Hiker is cushioned from heel to toe and contours to your foot, keeping you comfortable utilizing Merino Wool’s natural ability to wick moisture and regulate temperature while trailblazing. This sock is a crew length sock and ends just below your calf. Try out the Fits Sock Co Light Hiker Crew and your feet with thank you!
$10.00 - $20.99
Fits Sock Co Light Hiker Crew