Woolrich Passage
Woolrich Passage jacket (Courtesy of Woolrich)

Gifts for a Luddite

Woolrich Passage

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Woolrich Passage Jacket

Woolrich’s water-resistant, down-insulated Passage jacket can fend off the nastiest Minnesota squalls. And kudos to Woolrich for adding the perfect hint of its iconic buffalo check.  

Snow Peak Round Titanium Flask

Snow Peak Round Titanium
Snow Peak Round Titanium flask (Courtesy of Snow Peak)


If you're going to get your brother-in-law a flask, get him a really nice one. Snow Peak's Round Titanium is as light as it is stylish—and there's no funky metallic taste.

L.L. Bean Green Mountain Snowshoes

L.L. Bean Green Mountain
L.L. Bean Green Mountain Snowshoes (Courtesy of L.L. Bean)

Handcrafted from steam-bent white ash, L.L.Bean’s Green Mountain snowshoes are ­museum quality. Of course, they also work great outdoors—they’re coated in poly­urethane and are plenty capable on ­rolling terrain.

Rockport Breakwater 2 Hi Boots

Breakwater 2 Hi
Rockport Breakwater 2 Hi boots (Courtesy of Rockport)

Rockport's Breakwater 2 Hi boots make it possible to rock the boat-shoe look all winter long. But there's more than eighties-inspired panache here: the faux-shearling lining adds warmth, too.