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Gifts for Women Who Love the Outdoors

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Factory 43

A National Parks Print

$50 from Factory 43
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Seattle-based Factory 43 has made a name for themselves with artfully illustrated concert posters, eye-catching T-shirts, and accessories that appeal to a local sense of pride. This limited-edition print series celebrates the national parks, with 17 to choose from, including Yellowstone, Mount Rainier, the Everglades, and more. 


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Keen Targhee III Waterproof Mid Hiking Boots
REI

Keen Targhee III Waterproof Mid Hiking Boots

$150 from REI

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Keen's Targhee line of mid-cut boots has long been beloved of price-conscious hikers, and popular with both women and men. Reviewers say the sole on the latest version, the Targhee III, feels more sensitive than its predecessors. These Keen hiking boots are also popular with buyers who have trouble finding shoes that fit well, particularly those with wide feet, high arches, bunions, and the like.


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Darn Tough Vermont Merino Wool Crew Socks
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Cuisinart Petit Gourmet Gas Grill (CGG180)
Amazon

Cuisinart Petit Gourmet Gas Grill (CGG180)

$126 from Amazon

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This propane-fueled portable grill has a built-in handle and a collapsible stand, yet weighs just 17 pounds. The enameled porcelain cooking grates provide 160 square inches of cooking space, enough for up to eight burgers.


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Country Living Field Guide: Eating Outdoors
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The North Face Women’s Terra 55 Backpack
The North Face

The North Face Women’s Terra 55 Backpack

$169 from The North Face

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Experts say that female hikers don't need to buy a pack designed specifically for a woman's frame. But for some petite hikers, a women's hiking backpack like the 55-liter North Face Terra offers a better fit than a unisex pack. Among professional testers, this is the hands-down favorite, and a majority of owners say they love this hiking backpack for features like its easy-to-adjust internal frame and straps.


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Gear to Try: REI Women's Co-op Trail 25 Pack
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REI Women's Co-op Trail 25 Pack

$80 from REI

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At 25 liters, this backpack is the perfect size for day hikers who want to be prepared. It includes a rain cover, a removable hip belt, padded mesh-covered straps, an internal frame that helps it keep its shape, and plenty of convenient pockets to stash things she needs to keep handy.


Yeti Tundra 35 Cooler
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Yeti Tundra 35 Cooler

$250 from Amazon

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She'll be the star of the cookout or campout with this 35-quart Yeti cooler, which can hold up to 20 cans plus ice.

Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest Hammock
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Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest Hammock

$70 from Amazon

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Nothing is finer that being outside ... unless it's being suspended from a hammock beneath two shady trees. This nylon-taffeta camping hammock weighs just 19 ounces and rolls up into the attached storage bag for easy transit. It can accommodate one or two persons up to 400 pounds total and comes in 32 different colors.

Lifestraw
Amazon

LifeStraw Personal Water Filter

$17 from Amazon
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Ideal for hikers, campers, or anyone who just wants to be prepared, LifeStraw can filter 1,000 liters of contaminated water, making it safe to drink. The straw-like design means water can be gulped straight from the source, too.

Helinox Chair One
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Helinox Chair One

$100 from Amazon

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After a long day of playing or working outdoors, it's time to sit down and relax! These aluminum-frame camping chairs fold for easy storage in the included 14-inch tote and weigh just 2.2 pounds. Available in 12 colors.

Gear to Try: Columbia Women's Arcadia II Jacket
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Columbia Women's Arcadia II Jacket

$35 and up from Amazon

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This lightweight Columbia jacket will help shield her from wind and water, but the breathable shell won't trap the heat. Zippered pockets, adjustable cuffs, a full hood, and a cinch cord easily keep the rain away from her body.


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Women Who Hike: Walking with America’s Most Inspiring Adventurers
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Women Who Hike: Walking with America’s Most Inspiring Adventurers

$17 from Amazon

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Discover the inspiring personal stories of 20 women hikers, their favorite places to visit, and how they overcame adversity and discovered inner strength with this collection of outdoor-oriented essays.

Gear to Try: Leatherman Sidekick Multitool
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Leatherman Sidekick Multitool

$60 from Bass Pro Shops

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The stainless-steel Leatherman Sidekick is a worthwhile splurge since it's useful in so many situations beyond hiking. There are 14 tools, including pliers, wire cutters, a knife, a bottle and can opener, a file, a screwdriver, and more.


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Campfire Scented Soy Candle
Etsy

Campfire Scented Soy Candle

$12 and up from Etsy

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When she can't get outdoors and away, she can bring the outdoors inside with this soy-based candle. Light the wick and enjoy the scent of smoke and wood, with hints of clove, amber, sandalwood, and patchouli. Available in three sizes.


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Coleman Flatwoods II 4-Person Tent
Target

Coleman Flatwoods II 4-Person Tent

$65 from Target

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Camp in comfort with this Coleman tent that's big enough to accommodate a queen-size airbed with room leftover. The durable weather-resistant fabric and full rainfly will keep her dry even when it's wet outside, owners say.


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TrailBuddy Lightweight Trekking Poles
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TrailBuddy Lightweight Trekking Poles

$37 from Amazon

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These best-selling trekking poles will ease fatigue during long hikes and help her keep her balance while hiking on tricky terrain. The set comes with a tote bag and replaceable tips, and the poles are available in seven color schemes.

Birkenstocks
Birkenstock

Birkenstocks

$50 and up from Birkenstock
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These well-made sandals can last a lifetime and are super comfy. They're available in winter-worthy wool, and there are boot and clog versions, too.


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Happy Campers Campfire Mug
Etsy
Petzl Tikka Headlamp
Amazon

Petzl Tikka Headlamp

$30 from Amazon
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Runners, geologists, hikers, spelunkers ... it really doesn’t matter what you do in the dark as long as there’s ample light to see by. This entry-level Petzl headlamp produces a wide, flat beam of 300 lumens and can be switched from white to red light so fellow runners don't get blinded.


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Aeropress
Amazon

AeroPress

$32 from Amazon
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If you want coffee that's smooth and strong enough to remove wallpaper, even if you're camping off the grid, then check out the AeroPress. Brew your beans one cup at a time with this hand-held gizmo (which is 100% human-powered). Travel pouch and filters included.


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