Adventurers take risks in the pursuit of their passions, embarking on journeys that require grit and resourcefulness. They need gear that will not fail them in critical moments. So the gifts you get for the adventurers in your life carry a different kind of magnitude. These gifts need to focus on utility, purpose and durability. And a curated list of these sorts of items by Gear Patrol, all available from Huckberry, is a great place to start.
Howler Brothers Merlin Jacket | $195 (buy here)
Howler Brothers’ clothing honors the soul, passion and timeless style of sporting goods past. Those iconic silhouettes and designs are then updated to fit the modern explorer’s needs with the best of today’s technology. The Merlin is a hearty cold-weather layer that’s insulated to keep the core nice and toasty, whether you wear it as a standalone jacket or under a weatherproof storm shell.
Arcade YOSAR Guide Belt | $30(buy here)
The fearless members of Yosemite Search and Rescue (YOSAR) save an average of 236 lives every year in Yosemite National Park. They rappel, climb or just plain run into dangerous situations without a second thought, in the name of saving the lives of others. To commemorate their bravery and continued service, Huckberry teamed up with Arcade Belts on an exclusive collection to help fund YOSAR’s rescue and safety efforts in the park (10% of each sale goes to YOSAR).
The Solo First Aid Kit | $40(buy here)
MyMedic was born from a simple question: “What if the tools required to save a life were made to be simple, accessible and affordable?” MyMedic first aid kits are specifically designed to help everyday people save lives in specific situations in the outdoors. Each one comes packed in a super durable carrying case that’s built to take a beating, keep first aid supplies safe from the elements and make everything accessible at a moment’s notice.
Black Diamond Spot Headlamp | $40(buy here)
Black Diamond has been dedicated to developing and manufacturing the best in outdoor gear since 1957. The Spot headlamp is a versatile, fully waterproof headlamp that excels at everything from late-night tent lighting to rappelling missions in the dark. You can’t go wrong with this trusty headlamp.
Field Notes Expedition Notebooks | $10 (buy here)
Notebooks are really one of those things in life — what you put into them determines what you get out of them. Whether it’s a grocery list, a journal entry or a quick note for later, having a place to write things down is a crucial part of the adventurer’s life on the go. So grab a few of these US-made notebooks for your favorite adventurer and watch how fast they get filled up.
Nemo Equipment Galaxi 2P Tent | $250(buy here)
Nemo’s mission with the Galaxi tent was to make Nemo quality and innovation available to customers of all experience levels and budgets. Whether it’s your first overnight hike or you’re a seasoned veteran, this tent will provide the shelter you need. The Galaxi features a suite of great fabrics and hardware in an intuitive tent design, with a few unique embellishments to set it apart and deliver the true Nemo camp experience.
OtterBox Venture 45 Hard Cooler | $270(buy here)
OtterBox’s coolers are adaptable and ready for action for everything from a chartered fishing trip to a weekend in the woods. Built to last and backed up by a lifetime guarantee, the Venture 45 is a worry-free ice box to keep provisions cool during weekend trips in the outdoors. Take our word for it: it’s an understatement when we say this cooler means business.
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Hope to see you around the outpost soon!