Perfect Gifts For The Winter Explorer 2020

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Perfect Gifts For The Winter Explorer 2020

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    While a trip to the islands may not be in the cards this winter, getting outside and exploring is something we can all appreciate these days. Whether hiking through the mountains or just taking a brisk walk through the neighborhood, winter gear is something we’re all going to need on hand. Check out our collection of favorites, and don't forget to layer!

    Smartwool PhD Outdoor Hiking Socks

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    Did you know Merino wool is both breathable and naturally resists odor? These Merino wool performance hiking socks can handle any hike or outdoor activity with features such as Indestrutawool technology for ultimate durability and medium cushioning for support that lasts all day long!

    KEEN Footwear

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    Hiking is one of our favorite activities, and KEEN Footwear is one of our favorite brands to hike in. Known for high-quality, long-lasting footwear, our travel experts detailed some of their favorite KEEN hiking boots here.

    Heated Gloves

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    These battery-heated gloves feature ultra-thin warming panels that extend from the back of the hand down to your fingertips and keep hands warm for up to 5 hours. These babies would come in extra handy during a winter hike outside or camping during those cooler months.

    Women’s REI Co-Op Midweight Base Layer Top

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    This midweight base layer top for women is perfect for skiing, climbing, hiking, and even just taking a stroll through a wintry wonderland. We love the price tag on this piece, and with nearly all perfect reviews, it’s hard to go wrong with this top.

    Men’s Icebreaker Tech Leggings

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    The Icebreaker tech leggings are a heavier midweight base layer made from warm, odor-resistant merino wool. With rave reviews, these surely are a must-have for river wading, early morning fishing, or those chilly nights camping during fall and winter.

    Women’s Arc’teryx Jacket

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    With 180 nearly 5-star reviews, it doesn’t get much better than the Arc’teryx Atom LT Insulated Hoodie for women. The hem on the bottom is adjustable, allowing for a customizable fit, and we love the variety of color options!

    Men’s Carhartt Yukon Extremes Jacket

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    Carhartt is known for creating high-quality workwear that can withstand the elements. The Insulated Active Jac is perfect for nearly every type of outdoor adventure, made to withstand bitter temperatures, wind, and light rain.

    Cold Weather Face Mask

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    Perfect for colder weather, this brilliant mask comes equipped with ear muffs to keep your ears and neck warm through the fall and winter months. Made with comfortable plush material and an elastic band design, the mask is reusable and can be washed.

    Women’s Faux Fur Winter Hat

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    This faux fur bucket hat is the perfect style for wearing outdoors without messing up your hair, and it’s fail-safe from the inevitable “hat-head.” We love the variety of colors and affordable price.

    Men’s Rib-Knit Winter Hat

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    Thick acrylic yarn makes this men’s hat a perfect warm option for the colder months and outdoor adventuring. We love the soft, stretchy rib-knit fabric and variety of color options!

    Greek Yoghurt Nourishing Probiotic Gel-Cream

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    Dry skin and winter weather seem to go hand and hand when the humidity levels outside drop. Keep skin hydrated all winter long with this ultra-hydrating, gel-cream moisturizer complete with protein-boosting Greek yoghurt for a healthy-looking glow that lasts all day.

    Patio Heater

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    The perfect touch for your cozy outdoor space! This durable unit features an easy start, automatic shut-off and an eye-catching rust-resistant gold finish.

    Snowshoe Package

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    Ideal for winter adventures and family memories you’ll cherish for years, this snowshoe set will help you get outside and enjoy the snow this winter. Durable and strong, this is a great value for the outdoor enthusiast!

    Cross Country Ski Package

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    This cross country ski package from Whitewoods includes skis, bindings, and poles — with perfect reviews on Amazon. Surprise the adventurer in your life with a complete set that’s ready to go!

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