Holiday Gift Guide: Outdoor and Fitness

by Rona Berg


Our annual Holiday Gift Guide has carefully curated gifts for everyone on your list, with a focus on supporting natural, organic, sustainable, artisanal, locally sourced, planet friendly and luxurious gifts that bring joy to your friends and family. We wish you a warm and cozy holiday season!



Smart Hydration


To help support a healthy, active

lifestyle, the recently launched, selfcleaning LIZ Smart Bottle boasts a built-in UV-C light that kills up to 99.9 perent of harmful viruses and odor-causing bacteria (both in the

bottle and in the water). Made from metal- and BPA-free materials and surgical-grade stainless steel, the bottle also emits reminders to stay hydrated. $90;

igg.me/at/lizsmartbottle

Shepra Style


The Toad & Co Hutton Sherpa

Jacket is soft and sustainable,

according to the brand’s stringent guidelines. One hundred percent of its products are sustainably made, meaning they contain a minimum of 80 percent sustainable fibers and/ or fabrics that are third-party certified for responsible manufacturing. And, a portion of every sale supports the mission of helping people with disabilities. $145; toadandco.com

Peddle for Turtles


Fashion label Peter Millar and

Timbers Kiawah’s Ocean Club &

Residences have joined forces to create this custom beach cruiser made with a carbon belt that helps prevent rust and the corrosive effects of salt water. The bike is also emblazoned with colorful illustrations of sea turtles—a nod to the Kiawah Turtle Patrol program, which receives a portion of the proceeds of every bike sold. $1,200; timberskiawah.com/​


Pole Cat


The DynaLock Ascent Carbon

Backcountry Poles are great

for snowshoers, mountaineers

and plain old hikers. Super light,

weighing in around one pound, withKevlar-reinforced carbon fiber, theyeasily collapse into alpine packs for portability, plus they’re no slip. $150; msrgear.com

Born to Run


Terry Hamlin, author of Building

A Better Runner, believes he was a born runner, and, based on the encyclopedic knowledge he shares in this new book, we believe him. The perfect gift for anyone whobloves to run! $22;

vertelpublishing.com

No Slip


The Workout-A-Holic: The Infinity Mat is a non-slip yoga mat with a great grip—no slippages. We love

the inspiring mandala that keeps us grounded! Made from natural tree rubber. $98; yogadesignlab.com


Power Full


The Adidas Power Air Fleece

Women’s Jacket is stretchy and

cozy, made with 95 percent

recycled polyester, an adjustable hood and a knit construction of individual air pockets to retain heat and minimize microfiber shedding.

$179; adidasoutdoor.com

Pain Relief


Anyone experiencing pain or

inflammation from sports injuries or any other source will be ever grateful for a gift of Papa & Barkley Essentials Hemp Infused Balm, an all-natural CBD balm that provides serious and immediate relief from aches and pain. $30 for 15ml and $80 for 50ml;

papaandbarkleycbd.com

Super Socks


The United by Blue Bison Trail

Sock is perfect for outdoor

activities. Made with 10 percent salvaged bison fiber—previously discarded—25 percent wool and 65 percent recycled poly, it regulates temperature, wicks moisture, keeps tootsies warm and dry and lasts forever. $32; unitedbyblue.com

Slouchy Sweatshirt


The Jungmaven Maui Hooded

Sweatshirt is super-soft and slouchy, made with hemp and organic cotton. Rob Jungmann, owner and founder of Jungmaven, has been making hemp clothing since the

early ’90s. $112; jungmaven.com

Hoof + Claw


An active person knows she

needs to keep her hands and feet tiptop, which is why the Spa Ritual Effective Self-Care for Hands and Feet, with Hand Salve + Foot Balm (we love Citrus Cardamom) is a

great gift! $50; sparitual.com

Natural Elegance


The Patagonia Torrent Shell jacket is waterproof and breathable, with a 100 percent nylon face, adjustable hood and wand warmer pockets, and the entire jacket stuffs into a pocket for storage and easy packing. $129;patagonia.com

A Fit for Your Feet


Already known for its waterproof, windproof and breathable properties, GORE-TEX this year launched 3D fit footwear technology that helps shoes contour to the shape of your foot, for a near-instantly comfortable fit. The tech is featured in Adidas TERREX Speed GTX sneakers, a

lightweight, travel-friendly model that can stylishly take you from the airport to a city tour to a trail run. $180; adidas.com

Revolutionary


An internationally acclaimed yoga teacher and cofounder of Off the Mat, Into the World, a global humanitarian leadership program, Yogi Seane Corn has written Revolution of the Soul, a blunt and brutally honest book, and it’s a good read. $26; soundstrue.com



Perma Frost Great!


The Prana Permafrost vest—

shown here in Dream Dust—is as sustainable as it is cute and cozy. Made from 100 percent recycled polyester, it will keep you cozy and warm, indoors and out, with a hood, and style details like side panels and dropped shoulder seams.

$89; prana.com




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