Holiday Buyer’s Guide: Stocking Stuffers
The holidays are in full swing, but it doesn’t have to be an expensive time. Take a look at these gift ideas that are sure to end up in your favorite off-roader’s, or off-roader-to-be’s, stocking.
We absolutely love these hand designed wooden toys from Candylab. Designed in the USA and made from solid beach wood, hand painted, real rubber tires and a magnetic canoe, these toys are the ones that your dad played with when he was a kid. It will last a lifetime in the hands of a destructive five year old, or displayed beautifully on the shelf of your office.
Enamelware is a timeless mainstay of classic camping. Taking a stamped steel cup, and then coating it with enamel gives a durable glossy smooth exterior that cannot stain and is easy to clean up. No stove? No problem. Stick your enameled cookware straight into the fire and cook there. When you are finished, dump out the contents, rinse with water and dry—you are ready to go again. Made in Europe using manufacturing techniques not seen since World War II, these cups and cookware are the real deal and belong in your gear.
SnowPeak has been the cornerstone of outdoorsmen in Japan since 1958. Building some of the highest grade camping and outdoor equipment on the planet, and pioneering the use of titanium in backpackers equipment to reduce weight and increase quality, Snowpeak has been on the forefront of quality equipment and has not let up. These little mini-flame lanterns are the perfect combination of low-tech lighting and high design. Designed to use the remnants of butane fuel canisters for an evening of warm ambient glow; it easily stores in a pouch in your backpack or the center console of your vehicle.