Still have a few empty spaces under your Christmas tree? Don’t worry, there’s plenty of time. You can buy each of these items off the shelf right now and still have them all wrapped up in time to sit back with a mug of eggnog.
Here’s our hand-picked list of 7 last-minute Christmas gifts for outdoors people:
1. InStance merino wool socks, $23.99
The merino wool in InStance socks offer exceptional warmth and fast moisture wicking. The anatomically correct design (for left and right foot), targeted compression, and functional padding keeps you toes comfy and your shins protected. And to further hug the contours of your feet, their snow sports socks have an elastic arch and self-adjusting cuff to keep your sock in place all day.
See more from InStance socks online: comorsports.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=instance
2. Underground Tuning gift card, $25 – $200
Probably one of the best gifts you can buy someone who love to ski or snowboard. Accidents happen but you never know when, so it’s very handy to have one of these gift cards lying around.
Available from: Ski and snowboard tuning and maintenance gift cards can be bought in store at Underground Tuning in the Summit Lodge Boutique Hotel.
3. Hitcase Pro Action Pack, $159
Don’t want to have to worry about carrying your phone and a GoPro while you’re out on the hill? Hitcase PRO is a 100% waterproof, shockproof, and mountable case for the iPhone 6/6s that takes your pictures and videos to a creative new place. Their performance lenses and versatile mounts let you fearlessly share your life with the world.
See more from Hit Case online: store.hitcase.com/hitcase-pro-iphone-6.html
4. Petzel headlamp, $57
The Tikka XP is a versatile powerhouse headlamp that fits in a pocket. It has a range of low lighting modes for close tasks like cooking or reading, and bright light modes for walking trails at night or setting up camp. An intelligent battery life management system gives you a healthy amount of reserve power when the batteries are getting low.
Available from MEC: mec.ca/shop/petzl/4294966738/?h=10+4294966738+50037
5. Sorel winter boots, $189
Founded in Canada 1962, Sorel boots are for a new generation of doers, builders, and creators who aren’t afraid to get their boots dirty. These hard-wearing and waterproof boots are an essential in Whistler, for locals and visitors.
6. Underground Tuning Ski or Snowboard Maintenance Lesson, $100
Yohan and his team at Underground Tuning have built a reputation as Whistler’s finest hand-tuning professionals. Learn the best methods to tune and repair your equipment from their decades of experience, right in their workshop.
Available from: To book a lesson call Underground Tuning on 604-938-3686 or stop by their workshop in the Summit Lodge.
7. Oakley Flight Deck goggles with Prizm Rose lens, $194.99
- Optically correct rimless lens design with F3 Anti-fog coating
- Discreet frame notches at temple for compatibility with most RX eyewear frames
- Lens sub-frame attachment for fast and easy lens changing
- Injection Molded Polycarbonate under extreme pressure to create a precise contour of optically correct geometry
- Rigid lens carrier with flexible O Matter faceplate
- Fits most helmets
See more about these goggle online: comorsports.com/oakley-2016-flight-deck-prizm-goggles-matte-black-prizm-rose
Did we miss anything off the list? Let us know of there’s a go-to last-minute gift you love for outdoor people and we’ll add it to the next post.