With the holidays in full swing and a year of gear reviews in the books, it’s time again for another gift guide! Below are five products that have been reviewed by Outdoor Gear Reviews that also make excellent gifts for the outdoor-loving person on your list.
The Agravic GTX by Adidas Terrex
Why it’s a great gift: In a sentence, these are the best trail running shoes on the market. The Agravic GTX checks every box on even the pickiest trail runner’s wishlist. Light weight and hugely responsive? Check. Gore-Tex waterproofing? Check. An incredibly refined and comfortable fit? Check. Mind-boggling grip in any trail condition? You better believe it.
The DTS2 BUGrip by Icebug
Why it’s a great gift: The DTS2 BUGrip was made for the trail runner who doesn’t want to quit when the snow flies. It is a masterpiece in combining loads of technology like embedded studs and waterproof materials in a package that just works so well in virtually any icy, snowy or winter running environment. We were so impressed with the DTS2 BUGrip that we called it our favorite product ever tested.
Read our full review of the Icebug DTS2 BUGrip.
Cost: $209 (with Gore-Tex), $175 (no Gore-Tex)
Under Armour Octane Sunglasses
Why it’s a great gift: Under Armour’s Multiflection lens are not only hyper durable and scratch resistant, but offer very good color enhancement to help highlight obstacles on the trail. Better yet, the Octane’s fit very secure without feeling tight, resulting in sunglasses that refuse to shift around during any activity. For bikers and runners, these are a great choice for eyewear.
Read our full review of the Under Armour Octane.
Best price: $115 at UnderArmour.com (hard to find a discount on these anywhere)
Why it’s a great gift: GU’s Roctane gels deliver a very noticeable and sustained hit of energy during physical activities with no drop off. Each Roctane packet will last between 45-60 minutes and is a must-have on race days for runners and bikers.
Read our full review of GU’s Roctane (and how it stacks up to Clif products).
MSRP: $2.50/get, $60 for a case of 24
Boker Plus Urban Trapper
Why it’s a great gift: Boker Plus’ Urban Trapper is the ideal everyday carry knife for the outdoor enthusiast. The Trapper’s frame is made from Titanium keeping it light and the VG-10 steel blade stays sharp even after loads of use. It’s also one of the most aesthetically pleasing knife designs on the market today. And let’s face it- outdoorsy people want their equipment to look good.
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