Outdoor Gear Gift Guide for Guys 2012
We’re guys, we like to do outdoor stuff, so we put together a collection of items that would work for us when we’re out there in the great outdoors!
Outdoor Gear Gift Guide for Guys 2012
Thermo 6 Waterproof Men’s Winter Boot from Merrell
Always been at the top of my list for outdoor footwear Merrell makes some of the best outdoor footwear available today. The Men’s Thermo 6 Waterproof Winter Boot with Vibram Sole Technology give you real performance where it counts in the cold. Use them to hike or as after ski boots.The lightweight TPU shell is completely waterproof with 200 grams of Thinsulate to keep you warm. Activeheat inSole and Air cushion in the heel absorbs shock and adds stability with an EVA footframe provides cushioning and comfort.
Available from www.merrell.com for $110.00
Helly Hansen Odin Series Cargo Shorts
Great shorts for the beach, sailing or cycling, the Odin Series Cargo Shorts are comfortable with an excellent fit and quick drying for convenient wear. The Helly Hansen Odin Series Cargo Shorts feature a durable Oxford weave, UPF 30+, convenient cargo pockets side saddle.
Available form www.hellyhansen.com for $75.00
Oakley Unification Pro Ski Jacket and Pants
Backed by Pro Skier Seth Morrison with his technical blessing, the Oakley Unification Pro Ski Jacket and Pants are Gore-Tex laminated, 27k/20k rated, fully taped Jacket and Pants, they are heavy duty but worth every bit.
Available from www.oakley.com for $550.00
Volkl RTM 84 Men’s Skis with IPT 12 Bindings
The Volkl RTM 84 Skis with IPT Bindings are one of the best skis on the market today for an advanced, expert to pro skier. Race ready, tortionally rigid, wood core with titanium rails. A huge shovel, slender waist and moderate tail at 129/84/111mm, the Volkl RTM 84 allows you to attack those cruisers, plow away those pesky crud piles with ease and gracefully get into the bumps. Built with a rocker profile, the skis are incredibly quick edge to edge and perform well in a variety of terrain and conditions. The paired IPT 12 Bindings give you a DIN of 4-12. Available in 166, 171, 176 and 181 cm lengths. Available through www.volkl.com MSRP $1,175.00, Street price $999.00
Spyder Pinnacle Men’s Ski Jacket
The Spyder Pinnacle jacket is the culmination of performance and design. OSMO technology allows the jacket to be not only waterproof but to whisk moisture away from the body aggressively in changing conditions. You’ll have plenty of places to put your personal items, no lack of pockets, two-way zippers, removable hood and powder skirt, data card pocket, google pockets and even a Recco Avalanche Rescue System. PrimaLoft body and sleeves with OSMO, Spylon + DWR and 360º Stretch Nylon/Elastane Plain Weave, sturdy fully seam taped, full stretch interior and exterior gives you a comfortable fit. 001 Black/Classic Green, 427 Collegiate/Black
Available from www.spyder.com for $1,000.00
Camelbak 2012 Scorpion Winter Hydration pack
The 2012 Scorpion Winter Hydration pack is built for agressive riders and carrys all your day essentials including a goggle pocket, essentials pocket to hold your snacks, phone, MP3 player, wallet, keys. The Scorpion comes with a 70 oz or 2L bladder reservoir with 1/4 turn – easy open/close cap, lightweight fillport, dryer arms, center baffling and low-profile design, patented Big Bite™ Valve, HydroGuard™ technology, insulated PureFlow™ tube, easy-to-clean wide-mouth opening. External fill helps to insulate and pad your possessions.
Available from www.camelbak.com for $75.00
The North Face Mens Powder Guide Vest
For the hardcore skier or border, the Men’s Powder Guide Vest from The North Face is essential for hitting out of bounds areas and enjoying your riding experience without a backpack. This essential backcountry ski and board gear comes complete with a Recco avalanche rescue reflector, now you can have equiptment like the ski patrol guys do. Water resistant with a myriad of pockets, chest zippers, internal google stash, vertical pockets and can also hold a shovel head or skis or a board with the external straps.
Available from www.thenorthface.com for $249.00
TaylorMade R11S graphite Driver
If your looking for some more yards out of your swing, dial yourself in with the R11S Driver from Taylormade. Super forgiving and The New R11S from TaylorMade Driver is a nice weapon to have in your arsenal. A 460cc matte-white finish head is powered by a new 5-sided ASP plate, new 1.5º FCT sleeve and movable weights. 3D Tuning allows you to independently tune the loft, face angle and flight path to your swing.
Available from www.taylormadegolf.com for $399.99 on sale now for $329.99