Skiers, tinkerers, snowshoers, and chefs....These are the winter splurges they want. 

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(Oru Kayak)

Oru Kayak Bay ST Patagonia Edition Kayak ($1,599)

One of our favorite watercraft ever made, this limited edition version of the Oru Bay ST is hand painted by artist and adventurer Rachel Pohl and depicts the rugged mountains and wild waters of Patagonia. 

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(Courtesy Fix)

Fix Powder Pliers ($35)

The only ski and snowboard tool you really need: the Fix Powder pliers. It combines eight common mountain tools—including three screwdrivers, an edge file, and, of course, a bottle opener—into one flat package. 

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(Courtesy Swiss Advance)

Swiss Advance Doro Grill Fork ($14)

Wherein the humble s’mores stick gets a makeover. Swiss Advance’s functional, lightweight Doro grill fork lets you roast anything from veggies to brats to, yes, marshmallows. 

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(Courtesy Camp Chef)

Camp Chef Big Gas Grill ($320)

If you’re prone to hosting car-camping dinner parties, it’s time to upgrade to the Camp Chef Big Gas grill, which has 608 square inches of cooking space (similar to what you find on a home grill) and three burners that throw 30,000 BTUs each.

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(Courtesy Barebones)

Barebones Living Pulaski Ax ($135)

With a carbon blade and steel-rod core, the Barebones Living Pulaski ax is a modern take on the 1900s version designed by the Forest Service to hammer stakes, chop wood, cut roots, and dig trenches.

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(Courtesy Armada)

Armada Trace 98 ($650)

Looking for one pair of skis that can do it all? The women’s Armada Trace 98 is fat enough to float in eight inches of powder, yet tough enough to blast through crud. 

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(Saris)

Saris SuperClamp EX 2 Bike Rack ($470)

If you're still hoisting your bikes onto the top of your car, it's time to upgrade to the SuperClamp EX 2. The hitch-mounted rack can carry a wide variety of bikes and is designed to clamp down the wheels so the bike frame is never compromised. 

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(Courtesy Mountain Equipment)

Mountain Equipment Glacier Sleeping Bag ($398)

With a narrow fit that cuts down on weight, the Mountain Equipment Glacier sleeping bag combines 700-fill duck down with a silky-soft lining and a water-resistant outer shell to keep you ultrawarm in temperatures down to 21 degrees.

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Big-Ticket Splurges for the Garage

From a $150 cooler to a $645 SUP, this list exclusively features gear that enables adventure.  (Courtesy Isle) Isle Cruiser Soft Top Paddleboard Kit ($645) Why a soft-top SUP? Because you’re not in a race. The Isle Cruiser Soft Top Paddleboard kit includes a paddle and bungees to hold your gear.  Buy Now (Courtesy Atlas) Atlas Elektra Access Snowshoes ($180) The cruisers of the snowshoe world, the Atlas Elektra Access snowshoes have a light aluminum build, minimal toe crampons, and a tough heel-lift bar for casual winter jaunts in the woods.  Buy Now

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For the Spoiled Adventure Mutt

Show your dog how much you love her with a recycled cotton blanket, a bridle-leather leash from Filson, and seven other non-essentials.  (Courtesy Orvis) Orvis Buffalo Check Dog Jacket ($49) The traditional plaid print and corduroy accents on the polyester Orvis Buffalo Check dog jacket will give your best friend a superiority complex, while the stout fleece will fend off bitter winter winds. Buy Now (Courtesy Mammoth)     Mammoth Flossy Chews 100 Percent Cotton White 3-Knot Rope ($7) Fun as heck and good for the gums to boot, the Mammoth Flossy Chews

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