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20 Valentine's Day Gifts for the Adventurous Guy

Show him your love with a gift he’ll actually use

Here are 20 great products that will encourage you and your boo to get active together. (Holly Mandarich/Unsplash)
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Go ahead. Get active together. 


Huckberry Mount Everest Whiskey Glass ($40 for a set of two)

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(Courtesy Huckberry)

Lofty dreams usually become loftier when mixed with liquor. Sip your favorite spirit from these hand-blown glasses, which feature raised impressions of Mount Everest.

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Pendleton Camp Blanket ($140)

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(Courtesy Pendleton)

Keep the Camp Blanket in your car for impromptu picnics. This comfortable blanket is made from a wool-cotton blend that's soft and durable. 

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Garmin Forerunner 935 Watch ($500)

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(Courtesy Garmin)

This lightweight GPS watch calculates heart rate, pace, and mileage, and shows incoming texts. 

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The North Face Campshire Jacket ($130)

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(Courtesy The North Face)

This jacket is like wearing a cozy blanket. Made from heavy, high-pile polyester sherpa fleece, it’s so soft you'll never want to take it off.

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Adventure Medical Kit Backpacker ($40)

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(Courtesy Adventure Medical Kit)

Safety is the number-one priority when in the backcountry. This kit contains crucial medical supplies like bandages, scissors, and Ibuprofen. 

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UCO Survival Matches ($5)

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(Courtesy UCO)

Never worry about wet matches that won't light again. 

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Pieps Micro Avalanche Transceiver ($390)

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(Courtesy Pieps)

This beacon is among the smallest and lightest on the market. It automatically switches to search mode when light hits it, and features a flagging option for multiple burials.

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Hestra Fall Line Gloves ($150)

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(Courtesy Hestra)

Made of cowhide leather and polyester fleece lining, these durable gloves hit the sweet spot between warmth and dexterity.

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Sendero Deschutes River Hat ($30)

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(Courtesy Sendero)

Sendero's flat-brimmed snapback is hip enough to look good anywhere.

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Trianium iPhone 8 Charging Case ($35)

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(Courtesy Trianium)

This protective case stores enough juice to keep your phone alive twice as long. Perfect for those days that are too beautiful to leave the camera at home. 

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JBL Clip 2 Waterproof Speaker ($45)

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(Courtesy JBL)

This speaker offers great sound along with an eight-hour play time. Plus, its light and small enough to clip to your pack when hiking.

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GSI Outdoors Java Mill Coffee Grinder ($30)

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(Courtesy GSI Outdoors)
    

Take this backpacking if you value your morning coffee over weight savings. At nine ounces, it’s an indulgence that more than makes up for the amount of space it takes up with the joe it puts out. 

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LaCie Thunderbolt Hard Drive ($180)

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(Courtesy Lacie)

Don't risk losing all your adventure photos by just storing them on a laptop. This two-terabyte drive is both rugged and fast.

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Big Agnes Big Creek Double Sleeping Bag ($250)

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(Courtesy Big Agnes)

Have you ever tried to zip two sleeping bags together? The hassle isn't worth it. This 30-degree, synthetic double bag is ideal for stormy summer nights and has two individual sleeve straps to keep you connected to your sleeping pad at night.

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SteriPen Ultra Water Purifier ($100)

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(Courtesy SteriPen)

An often overlooked item in a backpack, this tiny purifier uses UV light to destroy 99.99 percent of protozoa, bacteria, and viruses. It can zap a Nalgene's worth of water in 90 seconds.

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Petzl Gri Gri 2 Belay Device ($100)

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(Courtesy Petzl)

The classic Gri Gri makes belaying and catching falls a little easier and a lot safer. The Gri Gri 2 is 25 percent smaller and 20 percent lighter than the original.

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Bose Soundsport Wireless Headphones ($130)

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(Courtesy Bose)

Avoid tripping over cords when cranking through those burpees. These sweat- and weather-resistant wireless headphones last six hours on one charge.

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Mpowerd Luci Inflatable Solar Lanterns ($45)

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(Courtesy Mpowerd)

Set the mood with these 25-lumen solar-powered lanterns. They can shine for six hours straight and charge in eight hours of direct sunlight.

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Buff Polar Reversible ($40)

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(Courtesy REI)

For those brutally cold days, one side of this Buff is covered with a layer of Polartec fleece. Of course, the beauty of it is all the different ways you can wear it—a neck gaiter, headband, face mask, hood, and more. 

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Julbo Vermont Classic Glacier Glasses ($150)

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(Courtesy Julbo)

These glasses are a nod to the early alpinists who didn't sacrifice function for style. The polycarbonate lenses block 100 percent of UV rays and 95 percent of visible light, and the moldable ear temples allow for a custom fit. 

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