Holiday Gift Guide



By Melissa McGibbon and Jenny Willden

Each year, the editors at Outdoor Sports Guide seek out the best outdoor gear for bikers, hikers, campers, travelers, skiers, and even the little ones, and compile it into one big holiday gift guide. This edition features 47 good-to-gift items for every adventurer on your list.

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Earth Explorers

From globetrotting to road tripping, these travel gift picks will keep wanderlusters happy anywhere they go.

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Tiny Tots

Fuel your little’s love for the outdoors with a pint-sized bike, cozy clothing, and adorable toys.

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Trail Trekkers

Does your favorite runner live for the trails? Get them gifts they’ll actually use—like running tights and vests—or one you hope they never need, pepper spray.

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Adventure Addicts

Up their outdoor game with sturdy hiking shoes or a fanny pack then spend the holiday break venturing out together on your favorite trails.

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Biking Believers

Know someone who spends more time spinning on two wheels than on their own two feet? These pedaling picks are fit for avid bikers who ride roads & trails.

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Winter Wanderers

Keep snow lovers safe and cozy with our favorite avalanche awareness tools and cozy coats.

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Furever Friends

Don’t leave Rover out of the Christmas gifting! These pet picks are perfect for your pup to unwrap under the tree.

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Backcountry Bakers

If cooking in the wild’s their forte, wrap up a new camp stove or gourmet meal kit and they’ll be the envy of the campground.

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Camping Connoisseurs

Pimp their campsite with a stellar shelter, fancy pizza oven, or a durable duffel for hauling your gear.

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The mission of Outdoor Sports Guide Magazine is to inspire and educate endurance athletes and outdoor enthusiasts in the Mountain West through well-written content on adventure, travel, gear, health, fitness, nutrition, industry news, profiles, and ski resort information.

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