These are a Few of Our Favourite Things …
& they all fit in the Christmas stocking!
Why? It fits in the palm of your hand, and now comes in an IPhone App. One of the best outdoor-survival-how-to books out there! $10
Lychee-Mango – Super Fruit Chews with Green Tea
Why? They’re addictive, taste amazing, are fantastic for trail running, and all manner of sugar crashes, and are chock full of anti-oxidants. Sold at most health stores. $20-$25
Pro-Knot – Outdoor Knot Cards
Why? We all forget our knots, so what better way to practice? Add a piece of 6-8 mm. static rope, and a carabineer for an original gift. $5
Fox 40 Whistle
Why? It’s a trip essential! One of the best whistles on the market, and it is something for everyone on your list. $5
Steripen Adventurer Opti Water Purifier
Why? It’s so portable, works great & packs small. Perhaps a little pricey for the ‘stocking’, but worth every penny. $95.
Therma-A-Rest ‘Bum’ Cushion
Why? It obviously keeps your bum warm, and free from conducting cold surfaces, but are also fantastic as improvised air splints – for arms, lower legs, even collars. Never pack your pack without it. $20
Leatherman Pocket Knife – Crater
Why? It’s a great little knife, has a clip-on feature, plus a built-in carabiner, and is easy to use. $18.
Starbucks – Ready Brew
Why? Tastes like the ‘real’ thing, portable & waterproof. $1 a cup.
Wilderness & Remote First Aid Field Guide – Canadian Red Cross
Why? It’s 100% waterproof, and covers pretty much every topic you need to know to stay safe in the great outdoors. Manuals are included in the Wilderness & Remote First Aid Course, so if you are looking for an extra special gift, consider a gift certificate. $240 – course included!
All spent-out? Then make your own stocking stuffer for the ‘outdoor-adventurer’ on your list … from spice kits, to wilderness first aid to survival essentials. You are only limited by your own imagination!