SI.com Staff
Friday November 27th, 2015

With the holidays right around the corner, SI Edge is bringing you our annual gift guide to help you find the perfect gift for your family and friends. Whether they're into camping year-round, hiking, trail running or even winter running, we've got you covered in Part 1, and if you're looking to satisfy the fitness junkie in your life, we'll give you some insight into some of the best activity trackers on the market, headphones made for working out and much more. From our Sports Illustrated family to yours, happy holidays!

Holiday Gift Guide: Part 1 
For the outdoors: camping, hiking, winter running and more.
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    Fjallraven

    Greenland No. 1 Down Jacket
    Available here: fjallraven.us | Cost: $500
    For durable protection from the winter elements, Fjallraven's premier jacket boasts a lightweight but warm goose down filling, Pertex Quantam lining and a fixed hood. This is a superior quality jacket that will last you for years to come.

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    Rumpl

    Rumpl Deepwater Puffy
    Available here: gorumpl.com | Cost: $199
    Designed from the same stuff they use in sleeping bags and puffy jackets, the Rumpl blanket has no equal. Incredibly warm, breathable and durable: the Rumpl is water, stain and odor resistant.


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    Jetboil

    Jetboil MiniMo Cooking System
    Available here: jetboil.com | Cost: $129.95
    For a compact cooking system, any outdoor adventurer would love the Jetboil MiniMo. With the ability to not only boil, but also simmer at various levels, it's a must for any camping expedition. (Weight: 14.6 oz)


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    Leatherman

    Leatherman Signal Multi-tool
    Available here: leatherman.com | Cost: $99.85
    The best multi-tool in the world in our opinion. The Signal includes a diamond coated sharpener for maintaining your straight and serrated blade, fire-starting ferro rod and an emergency whistle in a compact, easy-to-carry design. 


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    Black Diamond

    Black Diamond Storm Headlamp
    Available here: blackdiamondequipment.com | Cost: $49.95
    For any outdoor adventure that involves being in the dark, the Storm Headlamp is waterproof, bright with 160 lumens and features multiple lighting modes. 


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    Boombotix

    Boombotix Boombot Pro
    Available here: boombotix.com | Cost: $99
    For that little extra bit of entertainment while you're out and about, the Boombot Pro is a seriously loud and quality wireless bluetooth speaker. The fact that it's waterproof and can withstand drops from 10 feet push it over the top.


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    Catalyst Case

    Catalyst Case for iPhone 6S
    Available here: catalystcase.com | Cost: $69.95
    With the self-appointed title of "the most protective case in the world," the Catalyst Case doesn't let you down whether your commuting to work or climbing a mountain, designed to meet military standards for protection. 


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    Patagonia

    Patagonia R1 Hoody
    Available here: patagonia.com | Cost: $159
    Made using superior technology from Polartec, the R1 Hoody is one of the most comfortable, breathable but warm hoodies on the market. A must-have for outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds looking for the perfect midlayer.


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    Stio

    Stio Gannett Peak Hooded Jacket
    Available here: stio.com | Cost: $139.50
    A technical performance midlayer that offers serious warmth in a thinly designed, abrasion-resistant jacket from the Wyoming-based apparel company Stio. Perfect for training or outings in cold temperatures.


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    Nike

    Nike Therma-Sphere Max
    Available here: nike.com | Cost: $185
    If you're thinking of doing some running this winter season, look no further for your favorite companion. With all of the essentials taken care of (warmth, movement, protection), the Therma-Sphere Max is also pretty snazzy.
     


Holiday Gift Guide: Part 2
For training and recovery: fitness trackers, heart rate monitors, headphones, video capture technology and more.
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    Jabra

    Jabra Sport Coach
    Available here: jabra.com | Cost: $119
    Literally a fitness coach in your ears, the Sport Coach earbuds offer wireless bluetooth technology, as well as "intelligent audio coaching" which can help keep you in gear when you start to fall behind.

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    Fitbit

    Fitbit Flex Activity/Sleep Tracker
    Available here: fitbit.com | Cost: $79.95
    One of the premier brands when it comes to activity trackers, Fitbit's Flex keeps in line with that reputation. Strategically track your steps, distance, calories burned, active minutes and even sleep activity.


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    Mio Global

    Mio Fuse Heart Rate Monitor
    Available here: mioglobal.com | Cost: $119
    A heart rate monitor that doesn't require the use of a chest strap, the Mio Fuse tracks your heart rate through your wrist, and also offers the whole gamut of activity tracking as a bonus. 


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    Microsoft Band 2
    Available here: microsoftstore.com | Cost: $249.99
    Looking to monitor your fitness? Give the Microsoft Band 2 a shot. It connects to your smartphone and tracks everything from your heart rate to calories burned, and you can even track specific activities like weight lifting, golfing and running.


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    Shock Doctor

    Shock Doctor Ice Compression Wrap
    Available here: shockdoctor.com | Cost: $64.99
    For when your workouts are over and your body is screaming. The Shock Doctor's range of ice compression wraps are made for the modern athlete looking for multiple methods of recovery in one item.


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    Hyperice

    Hyperice Hypersphere
    Available here: hyperice.com | Cost: $149
    Another way to initiate your post-workout recovery, the Hypersphere offers a unique way to get your muscles back on track with "localized vibration therapy." 


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    ShotTracker

    ShotTracker
    Available here: shottracker.com | Cost: $99
    If you've ever wondered whether or not your basketball shooting can be improved, you're probably right. The ShotTracker gives you all the tools you need to monitor, analyze and improve your shot in no time. 


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    Blast Motion

    Blast Motion Action Replay
    Available here: blastmotion.com | Cost: $149.95
    Going beyond the metrics of activity trackers, the Action Replay allows action sports athletes to capture their tricks and movements, brining film study to all the skateboarders who have longed for the ability.


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    Kanoa

    Kanoa Wireless Earphones
    Pre-order here: kanoa.com | Cost: $149
    A futuristic-looking pair of wireless earphones, the Kanoa is sleek and small, but paired with the company's app, this little guy turns into a performance tracker monitoring your heart rate, calories burned, distance and more. 

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