The Best Outdoorsy Gifts By Nike
Use this shopping guide to find a gift for all of the outdoors adventurers in your life.
If you're in need of a gift for your outdoor-loving, thrill-seeking pal this festive season, you may need a few pointers—and Nike has got you covered.
Below, you'll see a round-up of accessories, shoes and layers that make great gifts for the outdoorsy people in your life—from the hikers and bikers to the skiers and skaters.
(Related: The 7 Best Nike Skirts for Hiking)
The Best Outdoorsy Gifts By Nike
1.Best Overall Outdoorsy Gift: Nike Sportswear Club Fleece Holiday Trousers
When shopping for gifts for outdoorsy women and men who abide by the "look good, feel good" ethos, no gift tops the Nike Sportswear Club Fleece Holiday Trousers.
A wardrobe staple for the festive season, these jovial joggers combine comfort with a cheery print. They're a functional pair of trousers, as they're great for a host of activities such as walking the dog, sipping cider after ice skating or watching Christmas classics on TV.
- Women's available in sizes XS to 2XL, men's available in sizes S to 3XL
- Fun, festive print allows for easy festive feel
- Fitted ankle cuffs help lock in heat
- Features two side pockets and one back pocket for easy storage
2.Best Gift for Outdoorsy Women: Nike Therma-FIT One Women's Long-Sleeve ½ Zip Top
Any time someone treks into the great outdoors during the cooler months, it's important they dress in a base layer with a snug fit to keep their core warm. But it's also equally important to wear layers that won't make them really sweaty. Cue high-tech material like Nike Therma-FIT.
Available in a variety of colours and sizes, the Nike Therma-FIT One Women's Long-Sleeve ½ Zip features curved hems on the front and back for a little extra length and coverage around the torso. Fear not—that coverage isn't at the expense of movement freedom. Small side slits at the waist enable the top to move with the recipient's inner outdoorswoman.
- Available in sizes XXS to 3X
- Nike Therma-FIT technology keeps the wearer toasty even when it's below freezing
- A standard zip collar provides extra warmth
- It comes in five different colours, including Pinksicle Pink, Alligator Green and white
3.Best Gift for Outdoorsy Men: Men's Sports Utility Hoodie
Layers are key to staying warm for most outdoor activities. After all, they help ensure that your friend will be comfortable at the start of their adventure, as well as the middle and end after their blood has been pumping and heart has been thumping for a while.
The Men's Sports Utility Hoodie is one mid or top layer to wear during hikes or cycling sessions. The signature Therma-FIT fleece featured in this hoodie can help the wearer maintain a comfortable core temperature, even in cooler weather.
The hoodie also offers a colour-blocked hood that can be tightened around the face. Other features include a big, bold front pocket that's spacious enough to hold maps and snacks.
- Available in sizes XS to 2XL
- Nike Therma-FIT technology helps manage the body's natural heat
- The hood is made adjustable with bungee cords for a tight fit around the head
- Large front zip pocket
4.Best Shoes for Outdoorsy Adventures: Nike ACG Air Mowabb
Whether your outdoorsy pal likes to hike the mountains or hit the trails at the park, Nike ACG Air Mowabb is a gift they will surely appreciate. A mid-cut hiking sneaker, these kicks are as stable as they are colourful.
They feature an Air cushion underfoot for comfort on pavements, trails and rocky reserves. Meanwhile, the lightweight foam midfoot can cushion feet against rough terrain.
The Nike ACG Air Mowabb offers ankle support—an inner sleeve secures the wearer's ankle like a thick sock, which provides a little extra protection on the delicate joint.
- Available in a variety of women's and men's sizes
- Comes in sleek black, as well as a retro Gold-and-Teal combo
- Underfoot Air cushion technology makes for comfortable miles
- A sticky rubber outsole provides traction in dry and wet conditions
5.Best Outdoorsy Gift for Those on a Budget: Reversible Neck Warmer
Adventurers who are undeterred by blustery wind can benefit from a neck warmer that locks in heat—and the Nike Reversible Neck Warmer does just that.
Crafted with fleece on one side and sweat-wicking Dri-FIT Technology on the other, this black-and-white printed piece is reversible and can be switched depending on the wearer's needs and the current weather conditions.
(Got an outdoorsy teen on your shopping list? There's an older kids' version of this product that is suited for smaller necks!).
- An adjustable drawcord allows for a secure fit
- Long fit covers the entire neck and chin
- Reversible 2-in-1 design makes it cross-seasonal
6.Best Jacket for Outdoorsy Activities: Nike ACG Therma-FIT ADV 'Rope de Dope'
Whether they're trotting on the trail or skiing the slopes, your friend doesn't want a boxy puffer jacket interfering with a push-off or pole plant. When moving and grooving outside, they'd probably prefer a low-profile option, like the Nike ACG Therma-FIT ADV 'Rope de Dope' Jacket.
Available in a wide range of men's and women's sizes, this full-zip, lightweight jacket is made from Nike signature Therma-FIT ADV technology that keeps the wearer warm, even as temperatures drop.
The best part? This jacket can be packed into an internal mesh pocket. This means your outdoorsy pal can store it in their hiking pack or suitcase, and whip it out when the temperature demands it.
- Women's sizes available from XXS to 2XL and men's sizes available from XS to 2XL
- Made from sustainable materials
- Nike Therma-FIT ADV technology keeps the wearer warm
- Travel friendly
7.Best Gift for After a Day in the Outdoors: Faux-Fur Blanket
After a day in the cold, there's nothing better than curling up in front of the fireplace with a hot drink and throw blanket—and Nike has just the blanket for your outdoorsy pal. The Faux-Fur Blanket is made from 100 percent polyester that's soft and snuggly. This piece will surely help your friend thaw out after a day of facing the elements.
- Available in two neutral colours
- Made from cosy faux-fur fleece
Words by Gabrielle Kassel