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Aether x Mystery Ranch Pack ($235)

Water-resistant nylon, a padded laptop sleeve, generous zippers, and cinch side panels are just a few of the smart features that make the Aether x Mystery Ranch pack the ideal hauler for ferrying daily essentials to and from the office.

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Onsen Bath Towel ($50)

The plush but surprisingly lightweight Onsen Bath towel, made from American-grown Supima cotton, is luxuriously soft.

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Evolve GTX Electric Skateboard ($1,780)

The remote-controlled GTX travels up to 31 miles on one charge and can be spec’d with beefy all-terrain tires that swallow cracks in the road, making for a smooth and easy ride into the office. 

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Fatboy Tough Guy Water Wax ($21)

For hair that stays put come rain, wind, or sweat, Fatboy Tough Guy Water wax provides trustworthy hold and polished shine without a  greasy or stiff look.

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Petzl Bindi Headlamp ($60)

The Petzl Bindi headlamp weighs a mere 1.2 ounces and shines 200 lumens of light—a nice heft-to-brightness balance for early-morning treks to the office or evening bike rides home.

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Fjällräven Keb Eco-Shell ($500)

A waterproof-breathable jacket is great. But one with just the right amount of stretch and an eco-friendly DWR finish? Even better­—and that’s what the Fjällräven Keb Eco-Shell (men’s pictured) delivers.

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Yeti Rambler Bottle ($40) and Chug Cap ($10)

The Yeti Rambler bottle is made from durable stainless steel and uses double-wall vacuum insulation to keep drinks hot or cold all day. Yeti’s two-piece Chug cap prevents spilling and makes for easier sipping.

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Herschel Chapter Travel Kit ($30)

Herschel’s Chapter travel kit has a waterproof main compartment with a mesh storage sleeve, and an exterior pocket to hold quick-grab items like lip balm and ID.

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Suunto 9 Watch ($599)

The Suunto 9 watch is one of the most rugged multisport timepieces available. Its battery will last up to 120 hours (with the GPS on), it has an über-accurate tracking system, and it’s water resistant down to 328 feet.

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For the Powder Hound

(Courtesy Patagonia) Patagonia Lightweight Synchilla Snap-T Vest ($99) Nothing feels as cozy as fleece. Patagonia’s Lightweight Synchilla Snap-T Vest is thick and soft, and it’s made using fair-trade recycled polyester. Buy Now (Courtesy Rumpl) Rumpl Puffy Sherpa Blanket ($189) With velvety fleece on one side and matte nylon on the other for sit-anywhere durability, plus roll-up straps for easy transport, the Rumpl Puffy Sherpa blanket is a skier’s best friend on the tailgate. Buy Now (Courtesy Shear Comfort) Shear Comfort Neoprene Seat Covers (From $183) Never fret about muddy paws or wet ski boots staining your car seats again.

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Under $50 Adventure Essentials

(Courtesy Stance) Stance Teton Hike Socks ($24) Designed by mountaineer and photographer Jimmy Chin, the Teton socks are snug and supportive at the toe and heel, thick and cushioned throughout, and made with a wool blend that keeps feet dry. Buy Now (Courtesy Reef) Reef Escape Lux + Swirl Women’s Sandals ($30) These snazzy yet comfortable flip-flops, with arch support from the cushioned anatomical footbeds, are made for all-day vacationing. The soles have enough texture to provide grip in wet conditions, and a durable toe post keeps them looking new after months of heavy use. Best of all,

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