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The Wilderness guide to Christmas gifts

From stocking fillers to essential outdoor kit, Wilderness’s guide to Christmas gifts has something for every budget

 

Domex Silver Fern Zero $179
New Zealand-designed sleeping bag ideal for three-season tramping and adventure travel. Surprisingly compact for its 0°C comfort rating, this bag is versatile and makes a great gift! Five-year warranty. 1400g. www.domex.co.nz

 

Patagonia P-6 Logo Roger That Hat $49.99
Made of 100% organic cotton, provides full coverage with an adjustable fit and moisture-wicking fabric headband. www.patagonia.com.au

 

Macpac Active Hybrid Jacket $229.99
A performance jacket for lightweight warmth on active adventures. Featuring DWR-treated Pertex Equilibrium face, PrimaLoft Gold insulation in the chest, and stretch fleece back and sleeves. www.macpac.co.nz

 

Timex Expedition Grid Shock $199
Drop it, bang it, submerge it – this watch is designed to handle it. Hardened resin case and internal chassis is shock resistant to international benchmark standards. Water Resistant to 100m. www.gmbwatch.co.nz

 

Ledlenser SEO 7R Rechargeable Headlamp $179.99
A 220 lumen headlamp packed full of features including Advanced Focus System and four light functions. Easy to recharge but also operates on standard batteries. German-engineered, seven-year extended warranty. 93g. www.tightlines.co.nz

 

Deejo Tattoo Collection Terre $99
A fusion of art and practicality, the Terre collection is available in five outdoor-inspired patterns: Ski, Climbing, Bicycle, Wilderness and Typography. The perfect gift for your favourite adventurer. 37g. www.bobo.co.nz

 

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Cactus Outdoor Hammock $179
There’s nothing better after a summer tramp than chilling out with a cold one in a hammock. Also great for holiday reading or that mid-afternoon snooze. Premium quality. NZ made. www.cactusoutdoor.co.nz

 


Patagonia Men’s P-6 Logo Cotton T-Shirt $69.99
A durable, regular-fit T-shirt made with US-grown organic cotton and imprinted with a Patagonia original graphic using PVC and phthalate-free inks. Fair Trade Certified sewing. 198g. www.patagonia.com.au

Gerber Paraframe I $34.95
A lightweight everyday carry knife with an open frame, minimalist design. Easy to clean, carry, and open, it’s an effortless addition to your pocket or belt clip. Limited lifetime warranty. 74g. www.gerbergear.com

 

MapToaster Mobile $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. www.maptoaster.com

 

Timex Expedition Scout $159
This classic field watch gives you 12 or 24 hour time settings, date and a distinct arrow second hand, indiglo night light, stitched leather strap and water resistant to 50m. www.gmbwatch.co.nz

 

Sea to Summit Ultralight Hammock Single $139.99
At 155g, this may be the world’s lightest hammock. It comes with a built-in compression sack to squish it down to a 9cm bundle. Strong enough to hold up to 135kg. www.southernapproach.co.nz

 

The North Face Litus 32 $280
Hit the trail with this versatile and lightweight day pack featuring a suspended-mesh back panel and body-mapped, vented-foam padding to comfortably distribute up to 13kg while keeping you cool. www.thenorthface.co.nz

 

Macpac P3 Monopod Trekking Pole $59.99
Features a removable handle cap which reveals a camera mount. Carbon steel pole with a Lever Lock system for simple and quick adjustments, and an extended EVA grip with wrist strap. www.macpac.co.nz

 

Kiwi Camping Bluetooth Speaker with LED Lantern $99.99
Cleverly combines three gadgets into one portable device; a rechargeable bluetooth speaker, powerful LED lantern and lithium power bank to charge most devices. No batteries required.  www.kiwicamping.co.nz

 

Dock & Bay Microfibre Active Towels (Small)  $39.99
Small, lightweight, compact and quick-drying towels, perfect for tramping. Made from 220g microfibre, they are also environmentally friendly with 30% sourced from recycled plastic bottles. www.tightlines.co.nz

 

Gasmate Turbo Stove and Pot Set $149
Lightweight and compact – perfect for any backpack. The stove and gas canister pack into the pot. Takes 2.5 minutes to boil 500ml water. Serving bowl and carry bag included. www.kiwicamping.co.nz

 

Sea to Summit X-Brew $24.99
Brew fresh coffee on the trail with the collapsible X-Brew Coffee Dripper. Features a reusable stainless steel mesh filter and makes two cups at a time. Collapses to just 2cm to fit inside the X-Pot Kettle. www.southernapproach.co.nz

 

Black Diamond Apollo Lantern $139.99
Designed for better, brighter in-camp illumination, the fully rechargeable Apollo features 250 lumens of glare-free light and charges handheld electronics via USB. 344g with batteries. www.southernapproach.co.nz

 

 

The North Face Homestead Snackle Box $230
Pack flashlights and foodstuffs in a single bag with this burly, dual-compartment, 52-litre duffel. Features a waterproof, insulated compartment to keep sandwiches and six-packs on ice, reinforced seams, and various handles for transport. www.thenorthface.co.nz

 


Scotchgard Outdoor Water Shield $19.95
Creates a durable, breathable barrier to keep outdoor fabrics drier, longer. Ideal for outdoor work gear, umbrellas, tents, and boats. www.scotchgard.co.nz

Timex Ironman GPS $229
The Ironman GPS has an easy to navigate menu and onscreen prompts to help you. Featuring a long lasting battery, a micro USB connector and all the functionality of a Timex sports watch. www.gmbwatch.co.nz

 

2B Insect Repellent $24.50
It really works! 100% natural, water-resistant and providing up to eight hours protection from sandflies and mosquitoes and all biting insects. www.2b.kiwi.nz

 

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