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A Wilderness Christmas

Pictured: Marmot Precip ECO $199.95

From stocking fillers to essential outdoor kit, the Wilderness guide to Christmas has something for every budget.

Marmot Trestles 30 $189.95
Don’t cancel your next overnight adventure just because the forecast is calling for a little rain – bring the all-purpose Trestles 30 with SpiraFil high-loft insulation that is built to perform in cool and damp conditions.


Jetboil MiniMo $329.95
MiniMo delivers unmatched simmer control, metal handles, and a low spoon angle for easy eating. The innovative new valve design delivers the finest simmer control of any upright canister system. 415g.


ACR ResQlink 400 $549.99
Built-in buoyancy, strobe and infrared strobe, global coverage, GPS and Galileo GNSS, MEOSAR compatible, 5-year battery life, 24+ hours operational life, multi-function clip system.


CrazyCap UVC Water Steriliser 500ml $189.99
An insulated stainless-steel bottle with integrated UVC light cap that kills 99.999% of bacteria, viruses and pathogens. The self-cleaning rechargeable cap sterilises multiple surfaces (cutlery, workspaces etc). Available in a range of colours.

Osprey Poco Child Carrier $579.99
For adventures big or small the Poco child carrier nurtures discovery. Featuring a fully framed and padded cockpit, soft contact surfaces, anatomical fit and ventilated side panels for comfort.


ENO DoubleNest Hammock $129.99
Big enough for two, the DoubleNest is the ideal lightweight travel companion, packing down into its attached compression sack. Take it anywhere and set it up in seconds. It has a weight capacity of 181kg and weighs just 538g.


Marmot Precip ECO $199.95
Environmentally-friendly and high-performing rain jacket made with PFC-free recycled nylon with patented dry-touch finish. Features a DriClime-lined chin guard, fully seam taped, attached adjustable roll-away hood, pit-zips, pack-friendly pockets. 286g (m), 246g (w).


Macpac Uber Light Down Vest $179.99
True to its name, the Uber Light Down Vest provides lightweight warmth without the bulk. Designed to be a versatile mid or outer layer, it features 650-loft Responsible Down Standard duck down, an elastic-bound hem and armholes and a fitted cut. 180g (m), 150g (w).


The North Face S/S Himalayan Source Tee $60
Crafted from soft cotton and fibres spun from plastic bottles recovered from the Himalayan foothills, the Himalayan Source Tee is not only comfortable and durable, it’s easy on the planet. Men’s and women’s styles.


Bikepacking Aotearoa $29.90
Offering a choice of 20 exciting bikepacking routes that explore some of the most scenic parts of the country, this new book is for riders looking for adventures close to home and also two- and three-day routes.


Traverse Tekapo $139.99
A budget sleeping bag featuring shoulder baffles and inner pocket, cram bag with compression straps. Comfort rating -5°C.


Back Country Cuisine from $9.50
Back Country Cuisine provides tasty meals, snacks and everything in between to keep your energy levels up and your adventures wild.


Water-to-Go 500ml Bottle $64.99
Safe drinking water wherever life takes you. Exclusive filter technology is proven to filter up to 99.9999% of viruses, bacteria, protozoa, cysts, heavy metals, chemicals, bad tastes and odours out of any freshwater source. Also available in 750ml bottle.


The North Face Base Camp Slide II $70
Slip into these water-friendly sliders for a laid-back, sporty vibe on summer days at camp, by the sea or pool. Men’s and women’s sizing.


MapToaster Mobile from $189
Detailed topo maps for Garmin outdoor GPS units. Includes tracks, huts, roads, rivers, land cover, contours, DOC estate boundaries and scenic reserves. Comes with MapToaster Topo/NZ desktop software.


GSI Escape Pot from $144.90
Hybrid design combines the packability and light weight of silicone with a hyper-conductive anodised base that heats meals 30 per cent faster while providing truly exceptional non-stick performance. Moulded in graduations for easy measuring and portioning. Available in 2L or 3L.


The North Face Base Camp Duffel $240
The iconic, super-tough expedition duffel made from double laminate so that it can take the roughest treatment. It offers all the features you need plus legendary durability in a compact size for when the weekend’s adventure is big but the baggage allowance isn’t.


Marmot Never Winter Down $499
A warm-weather camping and river trips sleeping bag that’ll keep you comfortable even when you’re far from home. It uses lofty and water-resistant 650-fill-power down insulation and has a roomy wrap-around footbox with a heater pocket. A fold-down secondary zipper provides ventilation on warm nights.


Scotchgard Water and Sun Shield $23.95
Helps protect fabric from sun fading from harmful UVA/UVB rays and delivers superior water repellency to outdoor fabrics, leather and suede.


Macpac Amp Multi Pack $199.99
With a vest-like feel, 12.5-litre capacity, front and back pockets and winged
waistbelt, the Amp Multi is a technical multi-sport race pack designed for fast and light adventures.


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