Last Minute Gifts for the Outdoorsy Person in Your Life, on Sale at the Outside Shop
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Our Gear Guy called this the best multitool for simple use: “It really hit a sweet spot in terms of extreme tool capability and ease of use,” he wrote. “The screwdriver is particularly impressive: it spans the entire length of the handle (rather than swiveling out of the interior of the tool, like the others on this list), delivering maximum torque.”
$230 $184 from Outside Shop
“A Danner classic, the 917 transitions seamlessly from mountain to Main Street,” wrote Gabriela Aoun of the Logger 917 in our 2021 Holiday Gift Guide. “The rich suede upper has a waterproof Gore-Tex liner, and a Vibram outsole grips slippery surfaces.”
$69 $55 from Outside Shop
Way back in 2016, Outside Gear Guy, Joe Jackson, praised the Roo for its durability: “This was the most bomber hammock of the test, thanks to details like burly hanging carabiners and Dyneema racing slings,” he wrote. At just 10 ounces, it’s light enough to keep stashed in a daypack.
$40 $32 from Outside Shop
This toiletry case is waterproof (like fully submersible waterproof) and made from a light TPU construction that tips the scales at 2.4 ounces. And it has the best of both worlds: the solid base and wide-mouth opening are ideal for countertop use, and the hanging loop allows you to take it in the shower if you so choose.
$39 $31 from Outside Shop
We featured the Armbar Cork in our 2020 Summer Buyer’s Guide. “This eight-tool, 3.1-ounce device is a solid base-camp assistant, with scissors, a hammer, and a 2.5-inch blade for an array of chores,” wrote gear editor Maren Larsen. “Bottle, can, and wine openers keep food and drink flowing, and the stonewashed finish adds class.”
The upgraded version of this best-selling ski performs incredibly reliably in any snow condition, earning it a spot in this year's Winter Gear Guide. Testers enjoyed how intuitive and responsive the skis are right out the gate, great for intermediate to advance skiers alike.
This rain jacket has been a favorite of ours for years (the fact that it has been $100 since its debut in 1999 may be partly why), and it recently earned a spot in Backpacker's Gear Hall of Fame. It's light, packs down small, and stands up to years of abuse. "Not bad for a bargain price."
Aggressive downhillers can delight in this highly maneuverable e-bike. The motor in the middle of the bike allows you to zip up the trails and get back to jumps, berms, and turns.
We love a breathable merino layer for this time of year when you can experience multiple seasons in a day. This long-sleeve top is lightweight and slim fitting to layer well under a sweater or jacket without feeling bulky, as well as breathable enough to wear at the peak of a warm-ish spring day. Take 20 percent off sitewide with exclusive code OUTSIDE20.
Revo Descend N
Revo's best-selling Descend N glasses features NASA-based polarized lens technology with a rimless design with panoramic views for when you need to see it all.
Designed with an extended heels to absorb impact, these shoes will keep you supported and comfortable for long runs. Plus, the lightweight, springy foam midsoles provide even more cushioning and stability, allowing you to transition from heel to toe quickly and smoothly. These make a great companion for training or long, leisurely runs.
This cold weather layer is made from 100% RWS-certified merino wool jersey to keep you warm, dry, and comfortable in variable conditions. The gusseting in the armpits allows you to move freely without any restriction, which is great for skiing, climbing, and other cold-weather pursuits. Plus, the natural odor-reducing properties of merino keep you feeling fresh as the temps rise.
Named the best pack for hydration in our best fanny packs round-up, this hip pack fits a 1.5L reservoir in addition to plenty of other supplies for a long day on your mountain bike or hike. The mesh back offers plenty of ventilation in warmer weather, while the spongy lumbar pad is extra comfortable.
Made for icy, snowy, and even muddy trail conditions, these crampons are a winter necessity for backcountry hikers and trail runners alike. They're on the heavier side at 15oz per pair, but incredibly durable due to the heat-treated carbon steel spikes.
Inspired by traditional hunting jackets, this updated version will stand the test of time thanks to the classic silhouette and weather-resistant waxed canvas material. The wax is pressed into the cotton threads using heat and pressure at a UK mill. Thoughtful details like the super soft flannel lining and corduroy-trimmed cuffs add to the overall rugged durability and style.
Maximize the space of your pack and keep your luggage organized with these lightweight, versatile packing cubes. Perfect for everything from bulky clothing to small, miscellaneous items, these will soon become a staple any time you travel. The set comes with three sizes to meet all your needs.
Gear Picks is a curated selection of products we’ve tested and heartily recommend. We stand by this gear—and the brands that sell it—and many of our editors and writers use this stuff weekly. Whenever possible, we provide a link to a past review so you can make sure it’s something that suits your lifestyle—ideally at a steeply discounted price. Happy shopping—and gear-picking.