Holiday 2016 Gift Guide for Outdoor Enthusiasts
Shopping for the outdoorsman (or woman) in your life can be tough and time is running out to finish any last minute holiday shopping. Here are 12 holiday gift ideas that any outdoor enthusiast, hunter or angler is sure to love!
inReach ExplorerNavigate, create waypoints, log your trip, find your way back, send and receive text messages, trigger an interactive SOS, and track and share your journey all with one rugged handheld device. Acomplish all of this anywhere in the world with 100% global coverage from Iridium. You can pair inReach Explorer with your mobile device to access topographic maps and U.S. NOAA charts. Available for $379.95.
ORCA Chastertini and ORCA RocketWho said adults can’t have a sippy cup? Welcome the Chasertini (left). Now your last sip of shaken icy goodness will be just as chilled as the first. Featuring ORCA’s signature spill-resistant whale tail flip-top lid for easier portability. Great for cocktail hour, block parties or anywhere in between. Cocktails anyone? Available for $44.99 at shoporca.com.
The ORCA Rocket (right) is unlike any other koozie you’ve ever seen. It’s a two-in-one, 12-ounce bottle and can holder that takes your ice-cold beverage and keeps it that way. ORCA knows that there’s nothing worse than a lukewarm beer or soda. The ORCA Rocket is built to nest within itself and comes with a bottle opener in the base, which makes it perfect for the beach, the lake, a tailgate, and everywhere in-between. With the ORCA Rocket you can rest assured that the last sip you take will be just as refreshing as the first. Available for $44.99 at shoporca.com.
Garmin fēnix 3 HRTrue performance combines true style to create the Best GPS Watch of 2016, according to Gear Institute. The fēnix® 3 HR multisport training GPS smartwatch has rugged good looks with fitness training performance demanded by the world’s greatest athletes, which includes Elevate™ wrist-based heart rate technology. It even pairs with other Garmin devices such as our Alpha and Astro dog devices, VIRB action cameras, select GPSMAP marine chartplotters and much more! Available for $599.99 at garmin.com.
Fusion StereoActiveThis water-resistant (IPX7), floating marine stereo is packed with features. StereoActive has built-in Bluetooth audio streaming, a radio tuner with weather-band, and USB audio playback. The new compact system is designed for the challenges of life on the water and tuned to deliver crystal clear audio that enhances any activity. Featuring the unique Puck Mount system, users can easily and securely attach the stereo to any paddleboard, kayak, canoe, boat or even hot tub. To keep valuables safe from the elements, FUSION has also introduced the ActiveSafe (sold separately) which, when combined with StereoActive, will securely house any smartphone, vehicle keys, bank cards or loose change. You can even control it from select Garmin smartwatches using the FUSION-link Connect IQ app! Available in Red, White and Blue for $299.99 from online retailers such as West Marine, Crutchfield and The GPS Store, or from your local authorized FUSION dealer.
Garmin VIRB Ultra 30With UHD 4K/30fps video, voice commands and G-Metrix, the Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 has everything you want in an action camera and more. Tell your story better than ever before. Prove to your buddies that your heart was literally beating out of your chest when that 180” whitetail walked out in front of your stand by pairing it with a compatible heart rate monitor. Are extreme sports more your style? Perfect! Only VIRB can prove how fast, how high and how far you went. VIRB Ultra 30 has a high-sensitivity GPS that will update your speed, rotations, G-force and altitude 10 times per second. All you have to do is overlay the G-Metrix onto your video using our VIRB mobile or desktop app. Available for $399.99 at garmin.com.
If you want the chance to win a VIRB Ultra 30 and up to $2,500 cash, enter the Badlands Film Festival 2017 – Presented by Garmin, before December 16th.
The Havalon Evolve was created with one thing in mind; create a more efficient hunting experience. No longer will hunters have to go into the woods with an entire toolbox full of items (screwdrivers, sharpeners, saws, gut hooks and knives) in their pack. The Evolve features just the tools a hunter needs in the woods; a knife (Havalon Piranta Quik-Change fitment), replaceable saw, fixed gut hook, pliers/wire cutters/strippers, and a universal bit driver. It also comes with a flathead/Phillips reversible bit and the room to store two more 1/4” bits of any variety. Avaliable for $99.99 at Havalon.com.
Garmin STRIKER fishfinders
Garmin STRIKER fishfinders include built-in GPS plus CHIRP sonar and CHIRP scanning sonar capability. Now you not only have a better way to find fish, you can also mark the spots to return to later. Plus, you can mark boat ramps and docks so you can find your way back to where you started. We even have bundles for ice fishing! Available in 4-, 5-, and 7-inch models in a variety of sonar combinations, from $119.99 – $499.99.
Badlands Approach CamoBased on Badlands’ “Adaptive Coloration Technology,” the look and feel of the Approach pattern changes based on the wearer’s surroundings and lighting conditions. Heavily wooded forests shift Approach to a green and brown dominant pattern while sagebrush and rock bring out the lighter tones of the Approach pattern. Tested at both extreme distances and up close, Badlands Approach features an innovative breakup pattern to ensure visual confusion for whatever may be looking the wearer’s way, no matter the distance. Approach camouflage is currently available in five hunting packs, two binocular cases, several accessories and 24 apparel pieces (jackets, pants, base layers, hats and gloves). Update your hunting wardrobe this holiday season at badlandspacks.com.
Garmin Alpha 100Looking for the ultimate dog tracking and training solution? Look no further. An invaluable tool in the field, the Alpha 100 helps you achieve optimum performance from your sporting dogs. It combines proven Garmin GPS dog tracking with legendary Tri-Tronics dog training technology. This easy-to-use integrated handheld system allows you to track and train your dogs in the field at a range of up to 9 miles (TT 15) or 4 miles (TT 15 mini) away, delivering their exact position as often as every 2.5 seconds. Conveniently bundled with one collar (TT 15 or TT 15 Mini) for $799.99.
Goal Zero Venture 30
Photo courtesy of Andy Earl/Goal Zero
The Venture 30 packs the power you need to keep your phones, GPS handhelds, action cameras and tablets charged no matter the elements you may be out battling. With an IPX6 weatherproof rating and 7800mAh the Venture will keep everything running smoothly. Available for $99.99 from Goal Zero.
Garmin Rino 755tCombining map-guided trail navigation with 2-way radio communication, the Garmin Rino 755t handheld brings a whole new level of confidence to your outdoor adventures. It features a powerful 5 W FRS/GMRS radio, dual GPS and GLONASS satellite reception, Active Weather updates, emergency alerts with Position Reporting, Bluetooth® headset audio, 3-axis compass, barometric altimeter, 8 megapixel camera and more. Rino 755t supports advanced mapping capabilities such as BirdsEye Satellite Imagery (subscription required) and comes preloaded with TOPO U.S. 100K mapping, all for $649.99.
We hope this gift guide helped you gather a few ideas. If you’re still in search for the perfect gift this holiday season, shop our “Give a Garmin” Holiday Gift Guide for additional ideas that will perfectly suit anyone from cyclists, runners, kids, golfers and anyone in between!
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