Gift Guide 2022: The Ultimate Outdoor Adventurer Gift Guide

Coveted gear they’ll love having in their kit…

By Karen Kwan

For the outdoors adventure lover in your life, give them a gift that’s that perfect complement to their rugged explorations outdoors. Roughing it is simplified and safer than ever when you’ve got the right tool and gear for the job. From hardworking pieces to ensure you’ve got your hydration and food for fueling well when out in the wilderness (or when just kicking back on the dock) to the ideal wardrobe additions to keep you comfortable on adventures.

YETI Roadie 48 Wheeled Cooler
Now with wheels, this durable, dry-ice compatible YETI Roadie 48 Wheeled Cooler makes it easy to roll up to camp. $600. yeti.ca.

Hydroflask 20 oz Wide Mouth bottle
Durable and vacuum-insulated, enjoy your beverages at the temp they should be at with this Hydroflask 20 oz Wide Mouth bottle. $32.95. hydroflask.com.

On Running Cloudvista Waterproof
Trail run like an elite athlete no matter what the conditions are in these lightweight, waterproof On Running Cloudvista Waterproof. $199.99. on-running.com.

iPhone 14
Safety first. The iPhone 14 allows you to use Emergency SOS via satellite if you need help in a remote area and you’re outside of cellular and Wi-Fi coverage. From $1,099. apple.com.

Decathlon Forclaz 100 Compact Backpack 10 L
Because one can never have enough small daypacks. This Decathlon Forclaz 100 Compact Backpack 10 L is perfect for a day out hiking. $5. decathlon.ca.

New Balance AT Spinnex Fleece Layer
They already know how key it is to dress in layers to stay warm. This New Balance AT Spinnex Fleece Layer is cozy, practical and stylish. $94.99. newbalance.ca

AeroPress Go Travel Coffee Maker
Because good coffee is always essential–no matter where you are. This AeroPress Go Travel Coffee Maker is for the barista who loves the great outdoors. $49.95. mec.ca.

Arc-teryx Kobah Parka
This Arc-teryx Kobah Parka ticks off all of the boxes: down-filled for warmth, GORE-TEX for the textile’s waterproof, windproof and breathable benefits and a style that works just as well in the city as it does for rock climbing. $1,300. arcteryx.ca.

Leatherman Free P4 multi-tool
No worries about not being prepared for whatever you encounter with the Leatherman Free P4 multi-tool in your pocket (or on your belt); featuring 21 tools, it’s compact, lightweight and you can operate it one-handed. $202.95. leatherman.com.

Tilley Performance Bucket Hat
Made of quick-dry, water-resistant UPF 50+ material, the Tilley Performance Bucket Hat protects you from both the rain and UV rays. $110. ca.tilley.com.

Everest ’82 Vest
In honour of the 40th anniversary of the first Canadian summit of Mount Everest, Woods has launched the Everest ’82 Capsule Collection (including this Everest ’82 Vest–perfect for layering for extra warmth). $300. sportchek.ca.

Karen Kwan

Karen Kwan is a freelance writer based in Toronto. Her work has appeared in Flare, Elle Canada and ElleCanada.com, Glow, Metro, Huffington Post Canada, Travelife and Travel + Escape. She also runs her blog, HealthandSwellness.com, where she writes about health, beauty, fitness and lifestyle.

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