Santa Claus has been tuning up for his chimney. And retailers from have offered up some great suggestions for the outdoors enthusiasts on your holiday gift list.
The Roll-Top Scout Pack from Duluth Pack is an ideal companion for bikers and commuters. It offers the option of rolling the bag down to accommodate a small load or rolling it down less for larger loads. Dimensions: 12 inches wide, 4 inches deep, 16-22 inches high. Price, $165.
Extended run time
MarCum's Lithium Shuttle is a compact, lightweight and long-lasting shuttle for your MarCum electronics (or other brands with an adapter, sold separately). Powered by a 12-volt, 12-amp hour lithium ION polymer battery, it can extend your unit's continuous run time up to 40 hours. Price, $249.99
To the summit
Gear up with the Summit Expedition pack in Heritage Black from Frost River. The Summit series of packs is based on the traditional knapsack. The Summit Expedition goes a step further with upgraded pockets, external lash points, waxed canvas, premium leather and solid brass hardware. Price, $245.
Protect your noggin
The Castle Mode MX Stance helmet features an aerodynamic shell design and a multi-density EPS liner. Removable and washable interior padding offers a plush fit and wicks perspiration. Large eyeport allows comfortable fit of most goggles. Price, $119.99.
Studs on ice