The ultimate adventure Christmas Gift Guide

The Wired For Adventure Christmas Gift Guide is back for 2021! And whether you’re shopping for yourself or searching for gift inspiration, you’ll find everything you need right here. Packed with cool gear and outdoor gadgets, our guide is sure to give any adventurer the edge this festive season.

Even better, it’s split into 8 handy sections. So, simply click on one of the links below and you’ll head straight to that section of the guide.

All prices correct at time of publication.



Mountain Bikers






For the hikers…

Gifts for the hiker in your life, wherever their trail ends up taking them.

1. Thrudark Charge Trousers

Go anywhere, go everywhere, go hard, or go home trousers.


2. Keela Women’s Talus Jacket

The perfect mid or outer layer for all-year-round-use. Men’s fit available.

RRP £139.95

3. Craghoppers 16L Kiwi Classic Rolltop Bag

Made from approximately 7 recycled bottles, this upright bag has tablet and laptop compartments and super-comfy straps.

RRP £50

4. Perilla Thermal Alpaca Socks

Warm, wicking, odour-repelling walking socks – made for feet that wander.


5. Swarovski CL Companion Binoculars

From exotic islands to your own backyard, these binoculars are made for explorers.

From £1,000

6. Leatherman Free T4 Multipurpose Tool

12 tools in one – don’t leave home without it.


7. Dolomite Steinbock WT GTX Shoe

Italian-crafted lightweight walking boots with excellent all-round support.


8. OS Epic British Walks

38 amazing trails, each graded by difficulty, from beginner’s routes to multi-day hikes for super-fit, seasoned ramblers.


For the climbers…

Scaling your next peak just got easier with these great bits of kit.

1. Arcteryx C-Quence Men’s Harness 

Women’s fit also available.


2. Black Diamond Women’s Down Approach Hoodie

Super warm, this hoodie stuffs down into its own pocket and secures to your harness with a carabiner clip loop.


3. Bataboom Unisex Pants

Laidback styling at its best – super soft pants with extra stretch.


4. Beastmaking

A fingers-first approach to becoming a better climber.


5. Boing Jewellery Bracelet and Key-Fob Set

Handmade in the UK from climbing rope – loads of colours available.


6. Upcycled Fun Boulder Bucket

Hand tie-dyed from surplus organic cotton, so each one is unique.


7. Duonamic Eleviia

Portable door clamps with pull-up handles.


8. Rhino Skins Solution Travel Pack

The only ‘toiletries’ gift set you’ll need.


9. Unparallel Flagship Climbing Shoe

Put your best foot forward in 2022.


For the mountain bikers…

For those in your life in love with adventures on two wheels.

1. Ducati TK-01RR E-Mountain Bike 

It’ll give Santa’s sleigh a run for its money.


2. Sea to Summit Lightweight Dry Sack Set

Durable, reliable weatherproof set of dry sacks – perfect for any mountain biking adventure.


3. ProViz Reflect360 CRS Women’s Cycling Jacket

With its 100% reflective outer-shell, this jacket is all the protection you need on two wheels.


4. Platypus Quickdraw Microfilter

Clean, fresh drinking water – wherever you are. Filters up to 3L of water in 60 seconds, while removing 99.99% of bacteria and protozoa.


5. Vaude Windproof Cap III

Fleece-lined wind- and water-repellent cap, to keep you snug under your helmet.


6. Princeton Tec Remix LED Headtorch

Cycling in the dark just got easier and safer.


7. Scott RC Raceday 60 Bag

Waterproof and with plenty of clever compartments for all your kit, so you can be event-ready.


8. Briston Streamliner Adventure Watch

Looks good and provides the outdoor aficionado with all the information they need.


For the piste artists…

Look and feel fabulous out on the slopes this winter.

1. Helly Hansen Elevation Infinity Shell 2.0 Pants

With the same responsible waterproofing and breathable technology as the jacket, these pants are built to perform.


2. Helly Hansen Infinity 2.0 Jacket

Award-winning jacket with the most advanced responsible waterproof-breathable technology.


3. Saxx Quest

Uniquely comfy boxer briefs with SAXX signature ‘ballpark’. Every pair sold helps stop 50 plastic bottles from entering the ocean.


4. Whitby and Co Vapur Wandervino

Reusable, BPA-free, shatterproof wine carrier and cups set – enjoy a winter warmer anywhere!


5. Whitby and Co Zippo Heatbank

A 6-hour rechargeable hand-warmer and USB power bank to charge gizmos on the slopes


6. Dolomite 54 Resort Shoe

Beautiful women’s winter shoe with an eco-fur lining, made from water-repellant nubuk – ideal for the après ski.


7. Black Diamond Cirque Hybrid Gloves

A lightweight glove for mountaineering and backcountry tours.


8. DexShell Ultradri Waterproof Sport Sock

Warm, breathable socks with an in-cuff seal to keep water at bay.

RRP £34

For the Urbaneers…

Urban life will look a whole lot better with this essential kit.

Christmas Gift Guide

1. Custom Made, Framed OS Print

Immortalise your favourite town, city, or AONB in print, then hang it on your wall for all to see.

From £79.99

2. Fireball Jacket

A reliable mid or outer layer, the DWR coating will shed light rain – made for all-season adventures. Men’s also available.


3. Bach Cove 12 Pack

Lightweight, compact rucksack. Can be used as a shopper or a backpack for days out in the city.


4. Davek Mini

Pocket-sized umbrella that’s perfect for exploring the city.


5. Klean Kanteen 750ml TKPro Flask

Insulated to keep liquids warm on the go – hearty soups or vin chaud?


6. Aftershokz Aeropex Wireless Headphones

Bone-conduction technology means you hear through your head, leaving your ears open to the sounds around you.


7. Wired For Adventure Bundle – Print and Digital Subscription

Read your favourite adventure mag on the go – any time, anywhere. And get 6 luxurious volumes delivered direct to your door throughout the year too!

£34.99 for 12 months

8. Ecco MX

Go from the city to the trail and back again in comfort and style. Women’s also available.


9. Vango Radiate Heated Cushion

Never suffer a cold train platform or picnic bench again.


For the water-sporters…

Gifts for those who like nothing more than being out on the water.

1. Venture Kayaks Islay Cruiser

With an ultra-spacious cockpit and luxuriously padded seat that’s coupled with effortless stability and manoeuvrability, you can focus on the sights and sounds around you.

From £755

2. Musto Flexlite Alumin Top 2.5mm

Lightweight and flexible for vigorous activity in cold water.


3. Musto Flexlite Alumin Pant 2.5mm

Protection for your bottom half when out on the water.


4. Regatta Volter Loft II Jacket

Water-repellent, breathable, and heated – everything you need to warm up after a cold/wet adventure.

RRP £160

5. RuckRaft®

Part tow float, part drybag, the RuckRaft® allows you to tow your hiking pack, clothing, and shoes behind you in the water.


6. Keen Howser III Slider

Versatile outdoor slippers, perfect for warming up cold, wet feet. Made from recycled PET plastic.


7. OS Microfibre Towel

Soft, lightweight, and super absorbent – dry off in no time with this map-inspired towel.


8. The Outdoor Swimming Guide

Over 400 of the best lidos, wild swimming, and open-air swimming spots in England, Scotland, and Wales.


9. DexShell Drylite Waterproof Gloves

Breathable, touchscreen compatible gloves that keep the warm in and the wet out.


For the vanlifers…

For those whose van is their pride and joy, we’ve got you covered.

1. Ooni Frya 12 Portable Pizza Oven

For pizzas on the go. Can cook your favourite in as little as 60 seconds!


2. Selk’Bag Original 6G

A snug sleeping-bag onesie with zip-off feet that you can wear anywhere.


3. Vango Radiate Embrace Chair

Comfy camping chair with a built-in, Graphene heating element for cosy evenings round the campfire.


4. Jackery Solar Generator

A portable power station and solar panel for charging life’s essentials in the wild.

From £519.98

5. YETI Rambler 10oz Wine Tumbler

When enjoying your wine outdoors is simultaneously hardcore and laid back.


6. Urbanears Portable Bluetooth Speaker

With over 20 hours of wireless playtime and multi-directional sound, this bluetooth speaker is what van life is all about.


7. Vango Radiate Sleeping Bag

Deluxe 3-season, 10 tog sleeping bag, with a built-in Graphene heating element – toasty!


8. Keen Howser Chukka

Fleece-lined men’s travel shoe with a sole that’s suitable both indoors and out. Made from recycled PET plastic.


For the survivalists…

For those who want more extreme adventure experiences.

Christmas Gift Guide

1. Nordic Olivin 2-Person Tipi

Sleeps two and seats four, with a flue hole to allow for an indoor stove.


2. Moonlight Hammock

Sleep between the trees and beneath the stars.


3. Kamik Abigail Boot

The best-looking rubber boot around, this is survival at its most stylish.

RRP £89.99

4. Millican Smith – The Rollpack 25L

Classic-feel canvas backpack crafted from 100% recycled fabric.


5. Mark Wood: Solo Explorer

Enjoy the story of British explorer Mark Wood and his journey to the Polar extremes.


6. Lars Fält Knife

Own a survival knife that isn’t afraid of hard work.


7. Robens Bering Water Heater

The truest meaning of hot water on tap!


8. Vango Ultralight Heat Exchanger Cook Kit

A lid, a can stand, two bowls, and cutlery all fit into this fast-boil set with room for a gas canister and Vango Atom Stove (sold seperately).


9. Cabal 1513 Aged Rum

The survivalist’s drink of choice. It’ll warm your cockles, plus 10% of profits go to the Explorers Club Great Britain and Ireland.

£89.95 + delivery

10. Small Viking Axe Game

Practise your axe-throwing skills.