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Christmas Gift Guide

For us, Christmas starts with the perfect gift, one that inspires adventure in everyone who opens it. But much like adventures, the best gifts can be hard to find. That’s why we’ve searched far and wide to find gifts for every adventure, gifts handpicked by our experts from the very best brands. Discover our range of inspiring gifts for those who love the outdoors and give more adventure this Christmas. 


Something Special

Mountain Equipment Men’s Rupal Jacket

An all-weather hero for mountaineers, technical climbers and backpackers alike - and a guaranteed hit this Christmas. Its high-tech waterproofing and technical fit offer protection from the elements during high-altitude adventures, while adjusters on the hood and visor tailor the Rupal to each individual climb. It's time to take on those 2019 climbing goals in style.

 

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Women’s Rab Microlight Alpine Jacket

Updated for 2018, this jacket is a favourite of outdoor lovers for good reason. Whatever it's up against, this jacket performs with ultra-warm hydrophobic down insulation to keep the warmth in and the wind, rain and snow out. Take it up mountains, on the trails or just through town - this slim-fit staple will have the lucky recipient looking good and feeling cosy.

 

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Fjällräven Greenland Top Rucksack

Versatility is defined by this Fjällräven rucksack, with modern styling, outstanding functionality and tough durability. Its large capacity and variety of zipped and side pockets are perfect for any active day. Also featuring a padded laptop sleeve for heading to the office or rushing around town, and water resistance for weekend walks, this bag is one for life.

 

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The Essentials

Icebreaker Men’s 200 Oasis Long Sleeve Crew Top

Nail the basics with this breathable base layer. A staple for any outdoor adventure, its merino composition will keep him warm and dry no matter what challenge he takes on.

 

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Jack Wolfskin Women’s Tokee Fleece Jacket

All day, every day, all year round. This fleece from Jack Wolfskin is a firm favourite in the making. Its high collar and soft feel make it the ultimate in comfort, and the perfect all-day layer for any outdoor adventure, whether she's summitting or just strolling. Choose from a variety of colours to suit her style.

 

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Smartwool PhD Outdoor Medium Crew Socks

Upgrade the beloved socks for Christmas! These hardworking socks have increased durability and moisture control in key areas, as well as moderating temperature and staying in place all day. Any activity, any time of year - these will keep feet comfortable and blister-free.

 

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Ayacucho Women’s Whistler Deluxe Fleece

A pretty, hooded top to make her Christmas and keep her cosy all year-round. At home paired with jeans for cool off-duty style, keeping her warm as a midlayer on a brisk Boxing Day walk, and fending off cool breezes in warmer months, this staple will be her go-to again and again.

 

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Patagonia Men’s Crosstrek Hoody

This comfortable all-rounder from Patagonia is a great gift for the modern, active man. In a versatile grey colourway, it's stylish enough for morning coffee but works just as hard outdoors. High-performance, moisture-wicking stretch fabric and a warm fleece lining will take him from trail to mountain with ease, season after season.

 

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Lifeventure Silk Ultimate Sleeping Bag Liner

A luxurious essential for beginners and seasoned campers alike, this 100% silk sleeping bag liner provides an extra layer of warmth and offers dirt and odour protection for the sleeping bag. It can also be used as a standalone sleeping bag in warmer months, saving weight and bulk. They’ll wonder how they ever camped without it.

 

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Stocking Fillers

Fjällräven Canvas Brass Belt

A military-style brass buckle and robust canvas strap make this rugged belt the ultimate adventurer's accessory. Available in a variety of colours to suit his taste, it'll become an instant favourite.

 

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Weird Fish Women’s Kathy Bobble Hat

An ideal stocking filler for the colder months. The muted colour palette and cheerful bobble make this Weird Fish hat a fun and stylish winter warmer. Why not match with a complementing scarf or gloves for the perfect Christmas bundle?

 

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Stanley Adventure Stainless Steel Flask

Perfect for taking a favourite tipple along for the adventure! Made from sturdy, rust-proof 18/8 stainless steel, this flask is naturally BPA free, and leak proof too. Guaranteed to become a lifelong adventuring companion.

 

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Petzl Tikka 200L Headtorch

A powerful and deceptively small piece of kit! 3 lighting modes to suit the environment, an output of 200 Lumens and added water resistance make this headtorch an essential for night time or underground explorers. Add a personal touch with a choice of three colours.

 

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Shop more Christmas gifts

Still stuck for inspiration? Explore our full range of clothing, accessories and tech online, hand-picked by our experts from the very best brands, and find plenty of exciting gift options for any outdoor enthusiast. Or let them decide with a Cotswold Outdoor gift card; select any value from £5 to £1000 and give more adventure this Christmas.