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Tech, Gear, Gadgets + Stocking Stuffers

Last minute buys-or Santa selfers...a round-up of cool gifts (gift card potential) that will last beyond the holidays...HEGS, GEAR AID, SAXX UNDERWEAR, NORDICTRACK-iFIT, Chengdu XGimi Technology, LINK AKC, PLAYON CLOUD, i-BLADES
For gear heads...handy stocking suffers...and fitness worthy items to get ready for...

HEGS hangs or hooks...yes the ones as seen on tv-get plenty of use at campsites, as laundry hooks (or air out swimsuits) or in closets as way organize storage. An un-glam stocking stuffers-really- clothes-pins- that we always use!

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Beauty + Accessory Solutions-That Travel

Positive changes should not wait till a new calendar year...including gift worthy solutions to minor annoyances... good for gals on the go...

BCL NATURALS, PARODI , The BRUSH GUARD, TALIKA, VOTRE VU, SEABUCK WONDERS, GLAM21, SUMMER'S EVE, ACTION WIPES, L.L.BEAN, THERM-A-REST, UGGSvia GIPHY
For Dry Hair
Chapped Hands
Parodi daily use hand moisturizing cream in TSA friendly 2 oz tube ($25) was developed for salon professionals -as a solution to dried out hands courtesy of frequent wash-ups. Non-greasy, fast sinking in and really hydrating (with shea butter and evening primrose oil). There's also a moisturizing foot smoothing exfoliant for feet---easy to use- in the shower-has tiny granules that wear down calluses-help flake off dead skin cells...just leave on a minute for moisture to sink in-then rise. Feet-are flip-flop ready...for warmer weather treks.

SPARKLE ON BLING+BAUBLES

GIFTS FOR THE GALS THAT LIKE TO SHINE
E. SHAW Jewels, NINA, CAROLEE, DIAMOND VENEER, ARTISAN GALLERY, KARA MAC SHOE CANDY, MARGO MANHATTANvia GIPHY
Shiny-sparkly-fabulous-giftables if jewelry priced well...including under $50 to statement pieces in solid silver.

GET-ABLE GIFTABLE GEAR-PART 2

GEAR for outdoors-for mountain/lakes to ocean locales...Part 2

TENKARA USA, BOLLÉ Goggles, ThermaCELL Heated Insoles, YAKTRAX-BOA, RENOUN SKIS, OTTERBOX
"I'm a going fishing...too..."

TENKARA USA "only a rod, line & fly" (no reel) embraces the Japanese traditional method if fly-fishing that uses 'only' the aforementioned -simplicity, precise casting-for those with skills (noted) using only the truly essentials...thereby making this fast growing way to spend time-much more accessible to backpackers as well as anglers anywhere.



NEW GEAR= GREAT GIFTS

OSPREY PACKS, CAMELBAK, SEIRUS, SLINGFIN,  Why does it seem like all our our gear -seems outdated...maybe because it is! Gifts for those heading outdoors-no matter the pace...always appreciated especially when this new stuff is just so cool.
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SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT Hydration Systems from name brands Osprey and Camelbak-for  day hikers-trail running ultra-marathoners-and bikers...boast bounce free sips-and a lot of them.


Giftsperation: Guys on the Go The Basics

FITS SOCKS, WIGWAM SOCKS, ZAMST COMPRESSION SOCKS, EX OFFICIO, L.L.BEAN, SAXX UNDERWEAR Part 3
Practical basics bumped up from the ordinary- with unique design features elevation them the gift worthy...including outdoor gear that gets lighter and tougher...
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Giftsperation-Guys On The Go Part 2

Durable-idiot proof stylish haulers/luggage and on trend but not complicated clothing-gift ideas for the guys on the go...
THULE, VICTORINOX SWISS ARMY, CLOTHING ARTS, REI CO-OP, WRANGLER, FOLK REBELLION, REMO TULLIANI via GIPHY
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Giftsperations:Guys On The Go

Part One:
ENO HAMMOCKS, NDK Nidecker Design, Real Deal Brazil, Truce Designs, Mafia Bags, Mountain Khakis-Duluth Pack Going outdoors...for fun, work, leisure and travel-welcomes stylish gift ideas for the guys on the go...

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SNOWBIBS. They're baaack! Dakine, L. L. Bean, Trew Gear

Growing up-snow bibs were standard for powdery snowbound skiers-snowboarders. And maybe there isn't so much of the deep blissful powder these days-but one piece protection is def back...with newer each fabrics and features-that will make any back country sort-and wipe-out frequenters-very happy (and dry).

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GIFTSPERATIONS: For Hosts+Foodies+Coffee Lovers

Totally Bamboo, Camp Chef, Keurig, Espro, GSI Outdoors, Fiesta, Yeti Coolers, Igloo Cooler Bags
Gift bearing guests are always welcome...and sure to guarantee repeat invites-bumped up gifts from the usual impersonal candle/fancy soaps/wine -especially geared towards hosts/hostesses...who like to conjure up meals-indoors/outdoors.

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HOLIDAY SIPS -Out of the Ordinary Ideas

Sparkling Wines From France (Le Grand Courtage) Red+CavaWines From Spain (Clos de  Tafall, El Mirac, Parès Balta), Hard Cider (Hazlitts Cider Tree), Beer (Catskill Brewery)+Bourbon ( Taconic Distillery) From New York, Ryes/Bourbons (Mad River Distillers) From Vermont, Home Brewed Pico Systems, NUMI Organic Teas, Honey Stinger Honey, BOKU Superfood
Parties-gatherings are numerous in December..for festive reasons-or to commiserate..
...at any rate-guests expect beverages-maybe even more than eats-offered up for sure. SO why not mix up the offerings from the usual...even on a budget-there are so many small craft wineries and distillers these days-that provide unique tastes-guranteed for palate pleasers...alcoholic and not.

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