Engearment Holiday Gift Guide 2021
The Engearment Team has compiled the Holiday Gift Guide 2021 – a comprehensive list of gear that they recommend for your outdoor-loving friends and family. Each item has been thoroughly tested by the writers to ensure they will meet and exceed the wildest of expectations.
Skratch Labs hydration mixes replace lost electrolytes in all seasons and all conditions. Have you tried your favorite flavors hot? We recommend Apple Cider and Matcha Green Tea and Lemon to warm you up.
Designed to handle any weather, the Julbo Fury Reactiv sports glasses adapt to any lighting conditions and can fit under any helmet. With its wide cylindrical lens and superior venting, these glasses are made with the speed-loving cyclist in mind.
Bolle Volt+ Sports Sunglasses is a comfortable update on a classic. Cyclists will appreciate the homage to Bolle’s oversized iconic shape with the revolutionary Chronoshield technology that brings high contrast, enhanced color in a polarized, vented lens.
The latest addition to the Adidas sports eyewear collection, the Adidas SP0041 are multi-sport glasses for runners, cyclists, or nordic skiers. Designed for action, these no-slip glasses feature a Vario photochromic lens that performs in varying light conditions.
A radar and light in one, the Garmin Varia RTL515 Radar Tail Light pairs with a Garmin, Wahoo or compatible smartphone to alert cyclists of approaching vehicles. With 16 hours of battery life in day flash mode, easy installation, and daylight visibility up to a mile away, the Garmin Varia is ideal for those long rides in the country.
Achieve some PRs and gain every performance advantage with a SRAM Rival AXS wireless electronic drivetrain, carbon wheels, and a power meter that are all included on the 2022 Trek Emonda SL6 eTap road bike. Unbelievably fast, this ultralight, aerodynamic bike with race-ready parts has exceptional handling characteristics that will have you dominating every hill you climb.
SKIING / SNOWBOARDING
Who knows snow better than Colorado-based GOBI Heat? Extend your ski or snowshoe time and stay toasty warm all winter long with heated base layers and heated Epic gloves. Base layers have settings (low, medium,and high) and deliver up to 140°F of heat and up to 10 hours of toasty warmth. Epic gloves have heat elements around each fingertip and have a 6-hour battery life.
The refined Spyder Captivate insulated ski jacket combines retro style with modern color blocking accentuated with a Spyder heritage patch. Gore-tex protects you from the elements and primaloft provides extra warmth so you can ski on even the coldest days.
686 GLCR Stretch Gore-Tex Smarty 3 in 1 Weapon Jacket
Looking for a legit 3 in 1 jacket for snowboarding? Check out the 686 GLCR Stretch Gore-Tex Smarty 3 in 1 Weapon Jacket system ($629). That is a heck of a name too :). Featuring 2L Gore-Tex Stretch, removable 600 fill down puffy, and enough extras to keep your stoke high. There is a lot going on with this (or should I say “these” jackets??) Lots to like.
Patagonia Dual Aspect Jacket
The new Patagonia Dual Aspect Jacket ($449) is a very nice shell for climbers, and backcountry skiers. The hand pockets are placed higher to accommodate a backpack and gear. The hood is helmet-compatible and has fantastic coverage. Made of recycled nylon and Fair Trade sewn.
Snow goggles become wearable art in the form of Dragon Eyewear’s frameless PXV Bryan Iguchi signature series, featuring mountain-inspired artwork by snowboarding legend Bryan Iguchi. Get all the Dragon tech with Panotech Lens, Lumalense Color Optimization, and super anti-fog coating.
SPY Optics brings back the 80s with its compact Legacy SE snow goggle in a psychedelic retro pastels that match any ski or snowboarding attire. Legacy SE comes with wide peripherals, low-profile frame, and Lock Steady 2 lens change system.
Flylow Tannen Bibs
The most impressive feature about the Flylow Tannen Bibs is how well they hold up to most kinds of abuse, considering the softshell designation. Easy to dump heat, and easy to take a dump in, these bibs are off the hook for both men and women.
Weston Fellowship Collection: Backwoods Splitboard and Grizzly Skis
The Weston Backwoods collection comes out with a new top sheet vibe this year designed by John Fellows, with Weston planting 10 trees for every purchase. The Backwoods is a classic favorite in Colorado while the Grizzly skis offer a well-rounded pow touring experience.
JBuds Frames Wireless Audio Attachments for glasses lets you take sound with you wherever you go, from the comfort of your own glasses. Featuring 8+ hours of battery life, upgraded microphones, and buttons to control high quality sound, JBuds are an affordable and useful tech gift for anyone on the go.
Goal Zero Yeti 1000X + Nomad 100 Solar Panel
OWC USB-C Travel Dock
The OWC USB-C Travel dock $55 features (2) USB A 3.1 ports, HDMI, USB-C 100W pass though and SD card reader. Making it ideal for getting work done while on the road (or in the mountains!)
Nixon Regulus Expedition watch
The Nixon Regulus Expedition watch $250 is a burly watch made for outdoor adventures. Streamlined with 4 buttons, that can be operated with gloves on. This watch features an altimeter, barometer, thermometer, and the ability to track your adventure.
Why should humans get all the holiday treats? Dogs love the healthy and tasty Bear and Rat frozen treat.
MiiR Dig Bowl
Double-wall constructed food and water bowl $35 on a mission to help veterinarian. Plus, they look great!