Friday, December 16, 2011

Christmas Countdown: the Perfect Gifts for Backpackers

Gift Ideas to Give to Backpackers

Just a few days before Christmas, and you still haven’t decided to get the perfect gift for special people in your life? This week, I will be giving some tips and awesome gift ideas for your loved ones for the Christmas Season. Well if you’re like me who have not found a right gift for special people yet? Well let’s find that special gift together. Ready?

The Perfect Gifts for Backpackers

Their idea of fun always has to travel and explore new places and conquer different adventure trails and stuff, and definitely these people love to go mountain climbing, camping, and do lots of outdoor stuff. What else to give them but backpacking gears and gadgets that they could use while backpacking.

Here’s my TOP 5 Gift Ideas for Backpackers:

  • Hiking Shoes
Ideal for fast-paced adventurers, the agile Adidas Terrex Fast X FM GTX provides waterproof protection and motion control to keep you moving comfortably on the trail. Formotion control unit for enhanced motion control on uneven terrain and downhill comfort with a smoother, less tiring walking stride. Traxion rubber outsole for grip and agility during fast activities. Full forefoot adiPRENE+ cushioning for forefoot protection, increased acceleraton, and enhanced efficiency. adiPRENE+ heel insert for comfort and shock absorption. Gore-Tex membrane for waterproof protection and breathable comfort. Textile and synthetic upper for breathability and durability. Speed lacing for a fast and snug fit. Low-cut styling

Merrell Men's Refuge Pro WP Hiking Shoes Brindle 8

The waterproof Merrell Refuge Pro features enhanced pronation control, shock-absorbing cushion, and great traction. Compression-molded EVA midsole provides cushioning. Molded nylon arch shank for underfoot support. Vibram TC5+ rubber outsole with 5 mm lug depth for traction and grip. Waterproof, breathable membrane keeps feet dry and comfortable. Nubuck leather and pig suede upper. Abrasion-resistant rubber toe cap; bellows tongue keeps debris out. OrthoLite anatomical footbed adds cushion, wicks moisture, and controls odor. Stroebel construction offers flexibility and comfort. Split Technology joins dual-density EVA under the heel to absorb shock and discourage over-pronation. Air Cushion in the heel absorbs shock and adds stability 
  • Backpacks
Kelty Trekker 65 Backpack Java SMALL/MEDIUM
When Dick Kelty started his company, he built an indestructible pack with plenty of pockets. More than five decades later, The Trekker Pack design persists, resulting in a simple, comfortable, lightweight favorite. Ample pockets for keeping necessities in reach and great ventilation to keep cool. Adjustable suspension to fit a range of back sizes. External frame makes attaching extras easy. Dual density foam waistbelt is removable for versatility. Top loading simplicity with sleeping bag compartment. Hydration compatible with reservoir sleeve. Zippered side pockets. Spindrift collar. Ice axe loops. Daisy chain. Lash tabs. Key fob. Hold-open bar. Large front pocket. Note: Small/Medium pack is Trekker 64; Medium/Large pack is Trekker 65
Cuddle up while camping in this two-person sleeping bag by American Trails. The comfortable bag can be opened from the inside by either person and is made of machine-washable fabric for easy cleaning. The fill insulates sleepers in mild-weather camping conditions

  • Headlamp
Princeton Tec Byte Headlamp
Don t be fooled by the small size and light weight of this sturdy headlamp. Its bright white Maxbright LED can cast a 35-lumen beam precisely where you want it. And it also has a red Ultrabright LED for seeing in the dark without compromising your nightvision. Adjust the headband for optimal comfort. Run time is up to 146 hours on two AAA alkaline batteries (included) or lithium batteries (not included). Weight: 2.25 oz 

  • Tents
Gigatent BT011 - Mt Washington Backpacker Tent - Tents

Mt Washigton large fee standing dome tent has one large D-shaped door with a large window and four ceiling vents. It is simple to set up and spacious for 2-3 people. A large pole supported 11 sq ft vestibule holds backpacks and shelters the door from rain. The full coverage rain fly provides an extra amount of weather protection and wind resistance. Storm tie outs can be used for extra stability in windy conditions. The aircraft aluminum poles are lightweight and let you extend the use of the tent into the winter months. Sleeps up to three people Floor area is 49 sq ft Vestibule: 11 sq ft Pole Material: 7000 series aircraft aluminum Floor Material: 190T nylon taffeta 1200mm coating Wall Material: 190T polyester taffeta 600mm coating Roof Material: 50D no-see-um mesh Netting Material: 50D no-see-um mesh Fly Material: 190T polyester taffeta 1200mm coating Materials: Disclaimer: Product usually leaves the warehouse in:6-11 DaysProduct will ship via: UPS/Fedex Ground Gigatent BT011 - Mt Washington Backpacker Tent #BT011 - Tents

 Happy Shopping Everyone! Enjoy the Holidays!

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