Annual outdoor holiday gift guide

Sam Cook, Duluth News Tribune on

Published in Outdoors

Freeze-thaw conditions can create slippery trails and, with a selection of studded fat bike tires in stock, Twin Ports Cyclery has your answer. The shop has several trail-gripping models from 45NRTH and Terrene Tires. Price, from $149.99.

Outcast float tube

Outcast's Super Fat Cat Float Tube for fly-fishers combines reliable durability and thoughtful features. A fully inflatable seat and back rest provide on-water comfort and compact transport. Price, $449.

Grab and go

The Grab-N-Go from Duluth Pack is the perfect little bag for school supplies, makeup or small toiletries. Made in America. Guaranteed for life. Dimensions: 5 inches high by 81/2 inches wide by 4 inches deep. Price, $35.

Purify water fast


The SteriPen Adventurer Opti was the recipient of a 2012 Desnivel Award as one of the 15 best new products. Great for camping and hiking off the power grid. Price, $89.95.

Stay warm on the stream

Be prepared for the biting wind that may cut through your predawn casting routine with Simms' Guide Windbloc Hat. Polartec Windbloc fleece fabric gives you a soft, stretchy fit that battles any breeze with a fully windproof exterior. Price, $37.46.

Warm at the lodge


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