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Crush Galentine's Day with These Awesome Gifts

8 ideas for adventurous ladies

We selected eight gifts that’ll show the outdoorsy ladies in your life you’re obsessed with them. (Photo: Illustration by Mary Mathis)

Galentine’s Day is a celebration of female friendship, popularized by a 2010 episode of Parks and Recreation. It’s a cause worth celebrating year-round but important enough to set aside a specific day. If you’re already planning on showering your buds with love, praise, and affirmation, a gift is an excellent addition. In this spirit, we picked eight items that’ll show the outdoorsy ladies in your life how much you care about them.

Fjällräven Kanken Art Toiletry Bag ($45) 

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We included this bag in our roundup of the best grooming gear of 2020, because it’s an organizational dream with zippered compartments that allow bottles and creams to stand upright. This kit is ideal for the gal with an avalanche of beauty products.

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Fat and the Moon Deodorant Cream ($12)

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Friends don’t let friends use deodorant with aluminum in it. That’s why we tested 17 different natural deos to find the one that fights stink the best. This cream came out on top for its long-lasting, odor-blocking properties and a subtle, pleasing scent. 

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Sudski Shower Beer Holder ($15) 

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Gifting a Sudski encourages both hydration and hygiene. Plus, your bestie will think of you every time she cracks open a cold one in the shower. What’s a greater testament to friendship than that? 

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‘Every Day Is Saturday,’ by Sarah Copeland ($46)

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This book is filled with crowd-pleasing dishes, like spaghetti with bacon and soppressata meatballs. It also has helpful “get ahead” notes, flagging prep tasks that can be done days in advance. We included it in our roundup of cookbooks with healthy recipes that don’t sacrifice taste. 

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Kavu Fleece Spectator Fanny Pack ($30) 

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This pack has two zippered compartments and a padded back panel, so she’ll be comfy while her essentials remain accessible and organized.

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Hydro Flask 20L Insulated Tote ($65)

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Picnics just got an upgrade: this insulated, collapsible tote is the perfect size to transport goods and produce from the farmers’ market to the park. Plus, the bag’s interior is fully lined with welded seams, so it’s easy to clean. 

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Therm-a-Rest Double Hammock ($60) 

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Spend more time chilling outdoors in a hammock made for two. This one is durable—made with ripstop polyester fabric—and weighs less than two pounds. When it’s open, it has a side pocket flap that can fit a sleeve of Oreos. 

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Bramble Outdoor Camp Towel ($35) 

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Your pal will hardly realize she packed this towel until she needs it. Bramble’s version doesn’t take up much space in a backpack, but it dries quickly and is superabsorbent, thanks to its recycled polyester-nylon blend.

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