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Nikwax Outdoor Christmas Gift Guide 2019!

It’s that time of year again when you need to start thinking about shopping for friends and loved ones for Christmas. To help you out, we have rounded up a selection of the latest fantastic products that we want Santa to leave for us this year and could be great for the outdoor enthusiast in your life!

Mammut® – Pure Chalk Collectors Box
Bring the outdoors indoors with this fantastic range of collectors boxes aimed at fans of all things climbing! Choose from 10 different designs, each focusing on a famous route/rock face, with striking images on the front and detailed facts on the back telling you all about the history. These quirky designs make a great gift for someone who loves mountaineering and climbing.
RRP £25.00. 


Reima – Moomin outdoor gear
Perfect for the little ones, so they feel super cool as they head outdoors on adventures! Reima have a new range of wet weather gear, backpacks, comfy t-shirts and trousers depicting the Moomins, the Swedish fairy tale troll family who went on many exciting adventures with their friends. Inspired by life in Moominvalley, the range focuses on care-free mix and matching – think stripes and prints – made of comfortable and durable material. Perfect for the small adventurers in your midst! Prices range from €16.95 for a t-shirt, to €49.95 for a raincoat. Explore the range HERE 

Yogamatters – Starter Yoga Kit
Know someone who wants to try a new fitness activity when the New Year begins? This yoga starter kit could be great for them! Yoga has many benefits – it provides a full body workout for the muscles and core, increases flexibility, reduces stress, improves sleep quality and helps you take time out of today’s increasingly hectic lifestyle for a moment of peace. Yogamatters kit includes their best-selling Sticky Yoga Mat, D-ring yoga belt and a Zip Up Yoga Bag. Each item comes in a range of colours to choose from, so you can mix and match as you wish! RRP £30. 

Hydro Flask® – 12oz Coffee Flask
We all know someone who just has to have their morning coffee to kick start their day! Help reduce disposable paper cup waste by gifting someone this Hydro Flask. Stainless steel construction with double wall insulation ensures drinks stay hot for up to 6 hours, or cold up to 24 hours. They can grab that coffee and head straight out on their adventure, or take to their nearest coffee shop to be filled with their favourite takeaway caffeine fix! Comes in a great array of colours and is compatible with Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Flex Cap, Hydro Flip™ Lid and Wide Mouth Straw Lid. RRP £19.95 


Polartec®Women’s Nattily Fleece Gilet
Ideal in colder months, this gilet provides comfort, warmth and protection from the elements. Made out of 100% recycled polyester Classic 200 series fabric, this garment works towards a more sustainable product. Pockets lined with brushed fabric provide ultimate softness and warmth, plus they contain a hidden hole for headphone wires to link through! The high neck adds additional style to the gilet whilst keeping the neck warm and the waist has elastic adjustment to provide the perfect fit. Neon pink trim lines the sleeves and the zip for bright visibility within the gloomy winter weather. RRP £120.00. 


Elliot Brown – Canford – Mountain Rescue Edition Watch
A luxury timepiece designed in collaboration with Mountain Rescue England and Wales (MREW), the Canford 202-012 features the Mountain Rescue logo, deeply etched in to its caseback. Enhanced visibility is provided by extra bold hour batons, white hands filled with green SuperLuminova and a luminised seconds hand. Featuring water and shock resistance, making it suitable for professional use, it also includes sapphire crystal for further scratch protection. Elliot Brown will donate £36 for every watch sold to MREW – this will further the £14,000 they have already raised for them over the past 4 years! RRP £385.00 


Darn Tough – Number 2 Micro Crew Cushion Socks
What is Christmas if we do not give or receive some socks?! Darn Tough have created another fabulous performance sock to suit the hardiest of walkers… With no slipping or bunching, combined with durability from the fine gauge knitting, these socks provide super comfort that suit conditions all year round – cooling in summer and warming in winter. The material is fast wicking, so moisture is pulled away, preventing your feet ever feeling clammy, plus the socks contain merino wool, which helps repel bacteria and odour. These are socks to last – perfect for those energetic hikes! RRP £22.00


Nikwax® – Down Wash Direct®
We reach for the toasty and snuggly down filled jackets when the cold weather kicks in, so buy someone some Down Wash Direct that will keep their jacket in prime condition. A cleaner for both standard and hydrophobic down, Down Wash Direct removes all dirt and body oils from the outer fabric and the down fill, reviving durable water repellency to protect against rain and moisture. Down jackets will have optimised performance for cold, damp conditions, to ensure the wearer remains comfortable, warm and dry when they need it most. RRP 6.74. Find your stockist HERE 

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Nikwax Ultimate Top 10 Christmas Gifts for Outdoor Lovers

It’s the time for giving! There is still time to ensure you get your friends and loved ones the best presents they could want this Christmas. If you know somebody who just lives for the outdoors, then we have a fantastic array of ideas to inspire you and make them smile when they unwrap their gift by the Christmas tree this year.

Why not start with a stocking filler that will please all outdoor lovers – a Nikwax aftercare bundle to see them through the season! You could pick and mix those products that will ensure they stay dry, warm and comfortable no matter their chosen outdoor activity. Check out our product range HERE

Some of the top outdoor gifts for 2017!

Primus Kamoto Open Firepit

Primus Kamoto Open Firepit – £130. Winter makes us think of keeping warm by the fire on cold, frosty days and this portable firepit will bring you exactly that! Suitable for wood or coal, it folds up and can be easily carried, so opportunities for safe campfires outdoors are endless. Also comes with stainless steel cooking grate.

Hydro Flask 16oz Coffee Flip Cup

Hydro Flask 16oz Coffee Flip Cup – £22. Available in four different colours, this coffee flask uses TempShield insulation to ensure your drinks stay either hot for up to 6 hours, or cold for up to 23 hours. The Hydro Flip lid makes it easy to enjoy drinks whilst on the go, plus you can use this flask to replace a paper cup when collecting a take-out coffee and this will help reduce waste. 

Aquapac TrailProof iPad Case

Aquapac TrailProof iPad Case – £24.99. We cannot live without our technology nowadays and we don’t want to run the risk of getting items damaged by water. Aquapac’s trusty TrailProof case solves the problem! Fitting iPads and other tablet brands, the 100% waterproof case allows you to use your touchscreen normally, whether you are sat out in the rain or even in a pool. It protects against immersion for 30 minutes, to a depth of less than 1m.

Barryvox S Avalanche Transceiver

Mammut Barryvox S Avalanche Transceiver – £330.  Perfect for the person who loves spending winter season in snow-covered landscapes skiing, mountaineering or touring, the Barryvox S is an advancement within avalanche transceivers. The natural world is not without its dangers and this device is easy to use to help locate people or equipment buried under snow. Has a search width of 70 metres and is user-friendly for both novices and professionals. 

Buff Neckwarmer Polar

Buff Neckwarmer Polar – from £15.50. Perfect to keep people warm during any outdoor activity, the Buff Neckwarmer Polar is made with Polartec fleece, providing softness and comfort, particularly in winter. Utilising Buff’s quality and technology, it is available in a range of stylish colours and designs, is machine washable and non-iron.

AKU La Val Low Plus Multiterrain Shoes

AKU La Val Low Plus Multiterrain Shoes – £149.95. Made in Italy, with a lining of Zero Impact full grain leather and external nubuck, these are designed for a range of different terrains whilst maintaining user comfort throughout. Constructed with AKU ELICA technology, with a tread inspired by mountain bike tires, the user will have grip, comfort and support from these walking shoes. 

Hilly Marathon Fresh Socks

Hilly Marathon Fresh Socks – £12. What is Christmas without giving or receiving socks? But these are no ordinary socks! Designed specifically for runners, the Hilly Marathon Fresh socks contain a Polygiene odour control treatment – a great way to keep smelly feet at bay whilst being active. Anatomical cushioning is placed in pressure zones to provide extra user comfort, with ventilation panels to help breathability.

Elliott Brown Limited Edition Broadstone Clipper Race Watch

Elliott Brown Limited Edition Broadstone Clipper Race Watch – £495. Watches designed specifically for use in extreme outdoor activities, such as ocean crossings or mountain rescues, the Broadstone Clipper Race UTC model is a limited edition – with just 1,000 pieces available. Using shock and waterproof systems, the Broadstone features a red-tipped UTC (universal time coordinated – the time standard used by race crews when navigating the globe) hand to tell time in a second time zone. 

BOGS Women’s Auburn Rubber Rain Boots

BOGS Women’s Auburn Rubber Rain Boots – £120. Wear these freely around the city or in the countryside, these are the ultimate Chelsea boots. 100% waterproof, they have Rebound cushioning and slip-resistant grips for comfort, durability and safety. Feet are even kept fresh from the DuraFresh bio-technology which will help battle odour.

Leki Micro Trail Pro

Leki Micro Trail Pro – £134.95 a pair. If you know someone who loves trail running (the sport of running and hiking on trails in mountainous terrain) then these poles are perfect for them. Made of 100% carbon, the poles are incredibly lightweight and can be folded, making them easy to transport. The Leki Trigger Shark grip and strap provide easy handling to help power over the terrain in comfort.