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A Wilderness Christmas

Featured: Victorinox Huntsman, $74.99

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

Post-it Extreme Notes $10
Perfect for leaving messages in the outdoors, these notes can stick to rough surfaces including wood, brick or concrete. They are water and ink bleed resistant and designed to hold in temperatures from -17°C to 49°C.


Macpac Great Walks Bandana $24.99
A multi-purpose cotton bandana illustrated with New Zealand’s Great Walks — wear it on your neck, wrist, head or pack, and tick your summer adventures off one by one.


Stanley Classic 1.0L Flask $79.99
Fully leak-proof and able to keep drinks hot or cold for 24 hours or iced for five days. Stanley flasks have survived 1300m drops, speeding bullets and category five hurricanes. 860g.


GSI Bugaboo Cup $24.90
Hold your favourite tramping beverage or measure out the ingredients for your next meal. This bright and lightweight 400ml cup is made of high-grade aluminium and features folding handles and stamped in graduations. 57g.

Wilderness Gift Subscriptions from $72
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Light My Fire MealKit BIO $59.99
Designed by Scandinavian designer Joachim Nordwall, the MealKit BIO comes complete with a bowl, lid/plate, food storage containers, Pack-Up-Cup, cutting board, strainer, a Spork and more. Made from environmentally-friendly Biobased plastic. 384g.


BioLite Headlamp $99.99
With a front profile of only 9mm and weighing just 69g, this rechargeable 330 lumen headlamp sits flush on the forehead without worry of bounce or slippage. Moisture-wicking fabric keeps you cool and dry for any activity.


Victorinox Huntsman $74.99
Continuing the legend of the Swiss Army Knife, this Officer’s-sized tool features 15 indispensable functions such as blades, saw, bottle and can openers, scissors, wood saw and more. Comes with bonus free pouch this summer from participating dealers. 97g.


Cactus Outdoor Hammock $189
There’s nothing better after a summer hike than chilling with a cold one on a hammock – especially one that includes a pillow system, drink holder, a simple rigging system and that packs down small for easy transport to your favourite camping spot.

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The North Face Women’s Thermoball Eco Snap $280
Made with recycled materials, this insulated jacket keeps you warm with less impact on the environment. Thermoball Eco insulation works even when wet, making this the layer you need for variable winter conditions.


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.


Jetboil Summit Skillet $119.95
A non-stick pan that packs the performance of your kitchen pans into a trail-ready solution. The turner nests into the handle for compact and lightweight travel. 74g.


MSR Pocket Rocket 2 $99.99
Takes everything good about the celebrated original and makes it even better. Now even lighter, smaller and accommodates a wider range of pot sizes, while maintaining the same ease of use and fast-boiling performance.


Macpac NZAT Summit Canvas Day Pack $199.99
This limited edition Eco AzTec canvas day pack is equipped for climbing with dual ice axe attachments, daisy chain gear loops and a large zip-opening with heavy-duty YKK zips. It has a removable foam back panel and webbing hip belt. Available in select Macpac stores.

Lenz Space Dryer 2.0 $149.90
Keep your tramping boots stink-free and increase their lifespan with this turbocharged dryer for footwear, gloves and clothing. Runs silent, programmable, gentle on material.


The North Face Base Camp Duffel from $200
This is the iconic, super-tough expedition duffel made from double laminate so that it can take the roughest treatment.


Marmot Long Hauler Duffel Medium $199.95
Burly travel demands a burly bag. The 50-litre Long Hauler Duffel features a D-shaped main zipper with protective rain flap, cavernous interior, external haul loops, removable shoulder straps and plenty of pockets. It also packs into its own pocket.


ACR ResQlink Personal Locator Beacon $529.99
It may be small, but it’s tough and NZ’s most widely sold PLB. The ResQLink PLB is a GPS-enabled rescue beacon that’s suited for outdoor adventures of all sizes – everything from hiking and cycling
to hunting and fishing.


Scribbler Botanica $220
The Botanica let’s you go from school pick-up to weekend hike effortlessly. This windproof shell coat is also waterproof (10,000mm) and breathable
(5000 mvp). Featuring a long cut, fully seam sealed and a reinforced peak to keep the rain out.

Deejo 37 Gram Pocket Knife $89.90
Climbing-inspired ultralight stainless steel knife with a titanium black finished blade, ‘liner lock’ locking mechanism, beechwood handle and belt
clip. New ‘wood colours’ collection available in red, blue and green.


Jetboil Flash 2.0 $239.95
Blistering boil times – 500ml in 100sec – push-button ignition, fuel canister tripod, colour-changing heat indicator on the insulating cosy and a cooking cup that clips onto the burner to prevent accidental spills. 371g.

The North Face Men’s TKA Glacier Fleece Full Zip $140
Made from 100% recycled polyester, this cosy fleece jacket has a classic, colour-block design and front zipped pockets to stash your essentials while you stride ahead.


Macpac Merino 180 Boxers $49.99
Designed for comfort, these soft merino boxers are made from ultralight merino wool for natural odour resistance and temperature regulation. With added elastane for free movement, they feature a wide elastic waistband and flat-locked seams.


Bushnell Prime 10x25mm Binoculars $199.99
Fully multi-coated lenses and waterproof construction offer crisp, bright images in every environment and all conditions. Compact size fits easily into a pocket or pack. 315g.


Bushcraft Essentials Bushbox LF Titanium $210
The German manufactured Bushbox LF Titanium 270g stove is versatile, easy-to-use and packs small to fit into any backpack. It burns multiple fuels – wood, alcohol, firelighters and charcoal. Includes a heavy-duty outdoor bag and a versatile pair of trivets.

The North Face Hydra 38 $250
This pack won’t weigh you down on weekend hiking missions. It features a breathable trampoline back panel for airflow and TNF’s Dyno Lift System for superior, lasting comfort that lets you adjust on the fly.