Gift Ideas for the Modern Adventurer

This holiday season, give the outdoor enthusiast on your list something to get them excited for their next adventure.  From tech products to trip inspiration to handy gear, we’ve compiled all the best gifts to bring joy to any newbie or expert adventurer.

Give the gift that keeps on giving by giving a magazine subscription.  Great for all adventurers, each month a new magazine filled with gear reviews, trip inspiration and all things outdoor will arrive to bring new joy.

Explore Magazine, Annual Subscription $17.95

Explore Magazine

Carhartt Acrylic Watch Hat

You can't go wrong with this classic Carhartt Toque.  Good for cold winter adventures, cool summer nights, urban style or anything in between, this hat is sure to score you brownie points with the receiver.  

Carhartt Acrylic Watch Hat, $12.99

This bluetooth speaker is guaranteed to bring a party no matter where it goes.  It's built to survive mud, rain, snowstorms and can last for over 15 hours on a single charge.  It's virtually indestructible and is a great addition to any adventure.

UE Boom 2, $159.99

UE Boom 2 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
Leatherman Signal

Leathermans always make great gifts, and the Leatherman Signal is top of our list for outdoor enthusiasts. The Signal comes with a handful of tools that are especially handy when camping or trekking such as a Ferrocerium Rod (for starting fires), a carabiner, a hammer and safety whistle.

Leatherman Signal, $124.95


For nature lover's that have a hard time giving up the comfort of home, Hide and Seek is the perfect book that lets them curl up by the (indoor) fire and dream about cozy cabins buried deep within nature.  

Hide and Seek, $44.52

A First Aid Kit, Flashlight and Compass all in one, this gift is sure to please any explorer.  Containing medical essentials for small accidents, this kit keeps everything well organized for easy access when you need it most.

VSSL First Aid Kit, $66.50

These hammocks are perfect for backyards or backcountry travels.  They pack up into a tiny package and are ultra light so they make the perfect accessory for a hiking or canoeing trip and allow for some serious comfort in the woods.  

ENO Singlenest Hammock, $80

ENO Singlenest Hammock
Canadian National Parks Map Poster

For the adventurer on your list that's constantly planning their next camping expedition, you can't go wrong with this pretty poster showcasing all of Canada's National Parks.  This poster is sure to provide trip inspiration and helps bring the adventure inside with some added home decor.

National Parks Map Poster, USD $24

Weekend warriors are sure to love this rugged bag from The North Face.  This carry-on size bag is great for any quick getaway, whether into the woods or exploring a new city.  The bag is made of materials to protect against the weather, is durable enough to survive any airport baggage handler and has straps that can be worn as a backpack or carried as duffel to suit any travel needs.  

The North Face Base Camp Duffel - Small, $139.99

The North Face Base Camp Duffel Small

Wanderlust: A Hiker's Companion

For the traveller who loves a good hike, this is the coffee table book for them.  Featuring incredible and legendary routes around the world, this book is sure to activate the travel bug for any reader.  The book is filled with maps, stunning photos and tips to achieve each hike.

Wanderlust: A Hiker's Companion, $45.13

Ontario Parks 2018 passes are out just in time to make it under the tree for the holidays.  Choose from a summer, winter or annual pass and get unlimited day use access at any Ontario Provincial Park throughout 2018 (and into 2019 for winter and annual passes).

Ontario Parks Pass 2018, $85-$175.

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