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The 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Our not-so short list of the finest gear and accessories to give your loved ones this season. The only question is: What will you choose for yourself?

Health and Fitness

Make sure your exercise lover has what they need to sweat this holiday season

Five items that made our lives easier, from a neck-saving pillow to an acupuncture set

One Outside editor added acupressure to her quiver of remedies for her mild scoliosis. It worked better than she thought it would.


They'll be ready for whatever the coast can throw at them


After this year, we can use all the help we can get

As any child will tell you, smartwatches are one of the most popular items on holiday lists this year. Be careful what they wish for.

Food and Drink

Help them deliver the best holiday meal possible

A hot beverage can make the difference between enjoying yourself and freezing your ass off on a cold-weather adventure. Here's everything you ever wanted to know about how to use this humble and inexpensive game changer this season.


Comfort and convenience are key when settling in behind the wheel

Stay warm and get outside more during these colder months with smart gear picks

This season we may not be able to have a post-ski beer at the lodge, but these decked-out tailgate setups will keep things festive

From a cult-favorite publisher launching a national-parks series to a Kevin Costner–narrated app, these five new releases are reinventing the traditional field guide


She'll be looking and feeling good with these stylish items

This gear helps me plow through a day of work from my kitchen table

This winter, staying warm and cozy may be more important than ever. Here are a few of our favorite outdoor pieces for doing just that.

Gifting Inspiration

After a summer of testing, here are our favorite tools

They're tough, comfortable, and wildly useful shoes

It's comfy enough for all-day laptop sessions and afternoon jogs but stylish enough for the coffee shop and grocery store