Camping, hiking, and outdoor gifts of 2021 from Parks Project employee

With its concentrate on preserving parklands by funding enchancment tasks in nationwide parks, Parks Project is staffed by some critical outdoor fanatics. Whereas elevating greater than $2 million for tasks for the reason that group was based, the staff have come to depend on a steady of merchandise for exploring nature safely and even fashionably. So Recommender requested them to share their high gifts for the outdoorsy amongst us.

[Photo: courtesy Duckworth]

Duckworth Wool
I like Duckworth’s objects for tenting journeys as a result of they’re sturdy, breathable, and might be worn for a number of days in various temperatures. —Sarah Clark, logistics specialist (Pictured is the Men’s Vapor Hoody—$110)

Forest Origins Pink Oyster Mushroom Grow Kit—$32.99
Develop your personal Pink Oyster Mushrooms at residence! I’m shopping for this for all my household and pals, and I can’t wait! —Sevag Kazanci, cofounder

[Photo: courtesy Merrell]

Merrell Moab 2 Mid Ventilator—$110
A very good pair of mountain climbing boots are a recreation changer on the subject of outdoor actions. —Jenna McLoughlin, social media coordinator


BearVault BV500 Food Container—$79.95
This bear canister is nice meals safety for backpacking/tenting in locations with out public bear containers. Having the canister means you don’t should have timber round to hold your meals. —Avi Villa, buyer expertise agent

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Carbonauts Big Six E-Course for Living More Sustainably—From $79
I took this class this previous 12 months, and it was the one most impactful environmental piece of inspiration I’ve ever encountered. For the adventurer to know their impression on the world as they journey and take pleasure in our restricted pure sources, there’s no higher present than giving the present of schooling. They train you the 6 most impactful issues you are able to do to scale back your carbon footprint. —Tyler Susceptible, director of progress advertising

ENO Atlas Hammock Suspension System—$29.95
No extra tying knots or falling out of a tree after you’ve arrange. These straps are excellent for soaking within the pure world round us. —Jenna McLoughlin

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Garmin InReach Explorer+—From $399
I extremely suggest a handheld satellite tv for pc communication gadget with GPS navigation. I personally use the Garmin inReach when I’m in a distant space and want to speak with relations. —Sarah Clark

The Campout Cookbook—$19.95
That is my go-to e book for outdoor tenting recipes! —Sevag Kazanci

Katadyn Hiker Pro Clear Microfilter—$84.95
A water filter is nice for anybody eager to backpack or go on lengthy day hikes and not using a clear water supply close by. There are loads of completely different variations of these filters, however that is the one I’ve, and it’s quick and simple to make use of. —Avi Villa

Outside Magazine Obsidian Quarterly Gift Box—From $249.95
Getting a present field each month is nothing brief of wasteful. Nonetheless, for the true adventurer, the Outdoors magazine quarterly present field is like pragmatism in a field. As soon as 1 / 4 is a pleasant cadence for receiving some gear, attire, meals/power, skincare and emergency objects. —Tyler Susceptible


[Photo: courtesy Milkweed Editions]

Braiding Sweetgrass—From $9.99
The e book’s subtitle says all of it: Indigenous knowledge, scientific information, and the teachings of vegetation. You can not go fallacious with this present. —Sevag Kazanci

Free People National Geographic’s Multifunctional Headwear—$20
This may be worn as a buff or neck gaiter. Nice for solar safety on lengthy hikes/backpacking journeys or for windy areas to maintain you from inhaling dusty air. —Avi Villa

Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America—$22.95
Any sort of newbie discipline information is sweet, relying in your curiosity. I’d suggest the Peterson or Nationwide Geographic discipline information collection for common
info. My private favourite, although, is Kaufman’s, for North American Birds. —Jenna McLoughlin