Julie suggests giving the Mountain Pogies for $119.99, locally made by Julie Langeberg in Mazama. They transform winter fatbiking because when your hands are warm, you can focus on the fun rather than the cold. Add a fatbike bike bag or other accessory also made locally by Julie for a really special gift.
Joe knows the skier in your life would love to find under the tree a Swix T74 Sport Waxing Iron for $99.99. The right wax makes all the difference for how your skis perform, and to get your wax job done right without burning your bases, you need a good iron with temperature control.
For the cyclist in your life, especially if they've just gotten a new bike, Dave thinks a great package is the Blackburn Bike Ride Essentials at $49.99. The package includes a seatbag, pump, tire levers, and multitool. Just add the spare tube that fits your bike and you're ready to hit the trail.
For the hard-to-shop-for person in your life, Mike says a safe bet are the Giro Winter or Seasonal Socks made with Merino wool for $16 - $20. They're attractive, comfortable and everyone needs socks in winter. .
Ray knows biking is always better when you're safe, so he suggests giving the Bontrager Ion 100R Bicycle Light for $39.99. You won't believe how much power is in this little light and it even has day/night flasher.
If there's a new bike under the tree, Shawn thinks you won't want to forget giving the Kryptonite Kryptoflex 1218 Combo Cable Lock for $26.99 to keep that new bike secure.
Kris thinks the Camelbak Hip Pack with a 21 oz. podium chill water bottle included for $40 is a great gift because you get the insulated bottle along with a nice fitting hip pack available in several colors.
If you're looking for an inexpensive gift that's "cool" for all ages, Jane says you can't go wrong with the Ride the Methow Silipint cups for $10.99. They don't break, they go in the mircowave or freezer, they pack down--they're just cool. Plus, there's even a glow-in-the-dark option at $13.99 for added fun.
As any dog can tell you, it's no fun to get hungry when you're out on the trail, whether it's a short excursion or out all day. Chuck recommends stuffing holiday stockings with Hammer nutrition items like the Hammer Cranberry Ultimate Energy Bar made with natural ingredients at $2.50 each.