We think the greatest gift is that of an outdoor adventure, and that means having the right gear to keep you warm, safe and entertained. Without further ado, here are some great products we think any adventurer would be happy to add to their collection.
NWAlpine Belay Jacket
: With 4 ounce Primaloft One in the torso and 3 ounce Primaloft One in the sleeves and hood, you’ll be plenty warm in all but the coldest locales. A tough 70-denier shell keeps rips to a minimum, while the 20-denier liner slides easily over your other clothing. A snug, helmet-compatible hood keeps the warmth in. Hand warmer pockets on the outside, a chest pocket, and two inner stretch pockets provide superior storage and drying capacity. Made in Oregon.
NWAlpine's first technical softshell piece for women, the Fast/Light Jacket
, continues their tradition of serving core alpine users. Featuring an athletic cut specifically designed for women, the piece is designed to move with you while you climb. It features an adjustable, helmet-compatible hood, hand warmer pockets placed above the harness, and stretch pockets on the inside to dry gloves. Made in Oregon.
This Oasis Crewe is designed for hiking or traveling in cool conditions, with an anti-chafe design and a distinctive, horn-meets-DNA strand graphic. It's also part of Icebreaker's artists series and features snow artist Simon Beck.
The highly technical Oasis Long Sleeve Half Zip is made from lightweight 200-gram merino fabric for hiking, climbing and snow sports.
offers creative lenses for your iPhone 4 and 5 (iPhone 6 coming soon). Expand the power of your iPhone camera with fisheye, telephoto, wide angle, or macro capabilities!
The Canon PowerShot G7X is Canon’s answer to Sony’s popular RX100 line. It features a strikingly similar 20MP 1-inch sensor and an incredible 24-100mm f/1.8 to 2.8 zoom lens. It’s the perfect upgrade for PowerShot S-series and G-series shooters, and it is a great second camera for Canon DSLR shooters looking for a high-end compact with familiar menus and controls.
The long-awaited successor to the popular LX7, Panasonic’s new premium compact, Panasonic Lumix LX100, raises the bar by several notches. Featuring a large, multi-apsect ratio micro 4/3 sensor and a fast f/1.7 lens, this camera delivers excellent light gathering capability for low-light shooting and shallow depth of field. When even a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera is too bulky but a smartphone just won’t cut it, the LX100 will excel.
These camera items are available for purchase from Pro Photo Supply.
is the only quick-connecting, quick-adjusting camera hand strap ever made. Clutch™ gives you security when you need it, but it also allows instant access to your camera's controls. Made from premium durable materials and hardware inspired by high-end climbing gear, it comes with two anchors and one standard plate for attachment.
lets you carry your camera on any strap or belt, which means you can go anywhere and do anything with your camera safe and accessible.
Olight's M2X-UT Javelot
is a portable, extended-range LED flashlight with a beam that reaches out to 810 meters (2,657 feet). With its customized CREE XM-L2 LED, the M2X-UT Javelot delivers a tightly focused 1020-lumen beam, making it ideal for long-range uses. It has three brightness levels from 20 to 1020 lumens, plus a strobe mode. It’s powerful enough to reach extreme distances, but small enough for everyday carry.
Explore Farther with Olight’s 1500-Lumen Rechargeable H35 Wave Headlamp
. The H35 Wave is a compact, powerful and intelligent headlamp that produces 1500 lumens of white light, has three brightness levels, and up to 24 hours of runtime, which is impressive for a light of this caliber. The H35 features three top-of-the-line CREE XM-L2 LEDs inside reflectors that give the H35 a wide diffused light, easily flooding your surrounding area.
The S20R Baton
is an extremely compact and powerful LED flashlight with an intelligent multi-function side switch. Made from hard-anodized aircraft-grade aluminum, its low profile and high output make it an ideal all-purpose light. The top-of-the-line CREE XM-L2 LED puts out a retina-scorching 550 lumens, with a total of four different power settings and a strobe mode to suit your specific needs. And with the already included rechargeable lithium-ion batteries and compact Micro-USB charging dock (Micro-Dok), you don’t have to worry about bulky chargers or special cables. Plus, you can charge your mobile device via the USB port at the same time as charging your light through the Micro-USB port.
Interact with the night sky in a whole new way using the COSMOS 90GT Wi-Fi Telescope
and your smartphone or tablet! The new COSMOS Celestron Navigator mobile app replaces the traditional telescope hand control for a 100% wireless experience. Just hold your smart device up to the night sky. When you find an object you’d like to view, tap the screen. Your COSMOS 90GT automatically slews to the object, while the screen displays information about it. It’s never been more fun to explore the universe.
Celestron’s new Nature DX Series
is the perfect companion for lovers of the outdoors These affordable yet feature-packed binoculars are designed specifically for beginning to intermediate users. With the Nature DX series, you’ll get the important features you’re looking for while staying within your budget, like fully multi-coated optics and BaK-4 prisms.
is the ultimate multipurpose device for the outdoorsman. This rugged 3-in-1 tool features a hand warmer, a multi-mode flashlight, and a portable power supply for smartphones and personal electronics.
Next Adventure is the perfect local shop for all of your family's adventure needs. Start your future Olympian off right with the Whitewoods Snowman Ski Set
. The easy strap bindings will fit most boots and the fiberglass poles don't have sharp tips to keep your little one safe. A simple no wax base will have junior cruising around the backyard begging for more.
Designed with the skin track in mind, the new ON3P Steeple 102
will go anywhere and get there faster. Slightly narrower than the 112, the Steeple 102 keeps it light but still has all of the great characteristics of its big brother. The Elliptical Rocker Profile coupled with a small amount of camber under foot, floats the soft stuff and can handle variable terrain while assuring edge hold.
The Tubbs FLEX VRT
(Vertical) snowshoes were designed to deliver premium performance for backcountry exploration. The new DynamicFit™ binding with the Boa® Closure System produces evenly distributed tension around your boot for ultimate precision. The FLEX Tail™ design eases stress on your joints, allowing you to reach even the most intense summits.
Designed to tackle a wide variety of all-mountain terrain, Tubbs' new FLEX RDG
(Ridge) snowshoes feature their easiest-to-use binding. The new CustomWrap™ binding with the Boa® Closure System is their only binding that incorporates the heel-strap into the binding’s construction, creating exceptional precision with the simple twist of a dial.
This fall, Evo opened it's doors in Portland. We're happy to have them in town and they would be more than happy to outfit any ski or snowboard adventure you have this winter. A true all-mountain performer, the Line Skis Supernatural 100 Skis
rip the hardpack, fly through crud, and absorb bumps like none other. New Shock Wall™ technology acts as a shock absorber for your skis, creating a smooth and predictable ride. A metal matrix makes this ski super solid no mater what the conditions are.
The Lib Tech Skate Banana BTX Snowboard was one of the first rockered snowboards. This game changer is still killing it today. With rocker between your feet and flat sections to the contact points, the Skate Banana is surfy, fun and floaty. The addition of Magne-Traction give this deck superior edge hold even on the iciest of slopes. So whether you are shredding park or pow, the Lib Tech Skate Banana BTX Snowboard is a classic snowboard that will keep you stoked.
Men's Yosemite Shirt
is Taylor Stitch's best selling and coziest shirt of the year. It's made from a heavyweight flannel chamois fabric. It'll be warm and comfortable all through the winter, and the TS guys say they wear it damn near every day of the year in San Francisco as a shirt or shirt jacket.
The Women's Yosemite Shirt Jacket
is the perfect match to the men's Yosemite shirt. It's just as comfy and cozy, but you also get a couple of hip pockets for your hands! You've never felt anything this soft. Made from a thick flannel chamois cloth, this will be the first thing you grab to stay warm all winter long.
, you can get a box of outdoor treats delivered right to your door every month. Socks? Headlamp? Firestarter? Every box is a new adventure of its own. It’s a great gift for those outdoorsy folks who are difficult to shop for.