Do you have an adventurous or sporty friend or loved one you need to buy a gift for this Christmas? Whether you’re buying for your husband or son, father or brother, outdoor gear gives you the perfect combination of something they want and something they need.
Here’s our pick of the best outdoor gifts for guys this winter, with something to suit every budget.
Fjӓllrӓven Canada Wool Padded Jacket
This cosy soft flannel lumberjack jacket is warmer than it looks, with a layer of recycled wool padding. Shoulders, elbows, and pocket flaps are reinforced with G-1000 Eco to maximise durability.
Perfect to wear on its own in milder spring and autumn temperatures, this jacket can also be worn under a shell jacket for the ultimate in warmth and comfort on freezing winter days.
£230 from Fjallraven.co.uk
Lifeventure Charger Wallet
We all know someone who always seems to be running low on phone battery. This clever charging wallet is the ideal solution it includes an integrated charger pocket containing an ultra-slimline and lightweight power bank, so you can always get a boost of power, wherever you are.
The wallet is also RFiD protected to reduce the risk of identity theft from contact bank cards. With plenty of card slots and pockets, this is the ultimate practical wallet that makes a great gift for the man who’s tricky to buy for.
£22.99 from lifeventure.com
Lifeventure Kibo 25
The ideal compact backpack for modern life and travel, the Kibo 25 combines technical features with a heritage look in waterproof canvas fabric.
The 25-litre backpack features a roll top and includes a hidden RFiD-protected pocket to keep bank cards safe, internal slip pockets, a padded 13” laptop pocket, and two bottle pockets. A padded back panel and straps mean the bag is comfortable to carry in any conditions.
Fjӓllrӓven Totepak – Storm Blue
The Fjällräven Vardak Totepak is light, versatile, and unisex. Its versatility makes it ideal for both everyday use and travelling, and it’s available in a selection of colours, including storm blue.
The bag is big enough for a 15” laptop, and offers both top carry handles and padded shoulder straps. With room for all your gym gear, travel items, and other day-to-day essentials, and made from hardwearing weatherproof fabric, this bag will suit everyone, whatever their needs.
£85 from Fjallraven.co.uk
Go Travel – Worldwide USB Charger
Even the most minimalist travels bring at least a couple of gadgets with them on their adventures these days. But it’s not always easy to charge a phone or tablet when you’re on the move and travelling between different countries.
The Go Travel Worldwide USB Charger offers the solution in a compact and lightweight kit that won’t take up much room in your bag. Suitable for use in more than 210 countries, the charger includes 4 USB ports and auto-regulating power output.
Available from go.travel