Hike it Baby Holiday Gift Guide 2019
Shopping for those outdoor lovers on your list can be hard. Which brand do you choose? How do you know what they will like? Never fear, we are here to help! We have taken the guesswork out of choosing products they will love from the brands we love.
Check out this list to find something for everyone on your list this holiday season.
Merrell Snow Crush Big Kid & Jr Snow Boots
For a waterproof boot that feels like a sneaker but provides warmth in temperatures as low as -25 degrees Fahrenheit, check out the Big and Little Kids version of Merrell’s Snow Crush snow boots. This flexible, lightweight boot can go from school day to snowy trail without complaints of discomfort or the need to switch footwear.
Merrell Bare Steps Ridge Hiker
Part play shoe, part hiker, this water-resistant, lightweight shoe provides a barefoot feel along with excellent traction for whatever adventures your littles get into. For an added bonus, the upper and outsole materials are made from environmentally friendly products.
L.L. Bean Infant/Toddler Fleece
Keep the kiddos warm this season with the super-soft and adorable Hi-Pile Fleece Jacket. This jacket is super warm yet breathable to keep them comfortable all day long. Match it with a pair of cozy Mountain Fleece Pants to keep your littlest adventurers warm and comfortable when temperatures drop.
L.L. Bean Snow Tube and Snow Saucer
Looking to make some fun family memories in the snow this season? Check out the Sonic Snow Tube, which is built with a sturdy polyethylene base that slides exceptionally well over both packed and powdered snow. For a lightweight option, check out the durable Sonic Snow Saucer, which is made from the same fast polyethylene material as the tube to have you speeding down the hills this winter.
Hike it Baby Hut Moc from Merrell
Hike it Baby recently partnered with Merrell to design the Little Kids Bare Steps Hut Moc Shoe. Created to provide kids with protection while feeling like they are barefoot, these shoes feature a recycled fleece-lined upper with a ground-hugging outsole.
Sunday Afternoons Snow Drop Beanie
The basket-knit weave on our Snow Drop Beanie is lightweight but warm enough to fight off the chill when the cool wind blows. The faux-fur pom looks and feels like the real thing (without harming any actual bunnies). Hike it Baby members get a 25% discount at sundayafternoons.com.
Lifestraw Play Water Bottle with Lead Reduction
This leak-proof, durable water bottle protects against bacteria, parasites and microplastics, organic chemical matter and heavy metals like lead with an integrated, advanced filtration system. This gives you access to safe water no matter where your adventures take you. As a bonus, this product gives back: one purchase gives one child, one year of clean water.
Looking for a belt that can go from the trail to the boardroom? Mix and match to make the perfect buckle and webbing combo to match any style. And with webbing made from 100% recycled plastic bottles and belt buckles that double as bottle openers, the belt is sure to start a conversation for the pants-wearer on your list. Hike it Baby members get a 30% discount at Croakies.com through the end of the year.
Croakies Sunglass Strap
Made from premium neoprene, these industry-leading sunglass straps come in a huge variety of prints along with multiple sizes. They even come in kids sizes and prints so that you can rest assured that your family’s eyewear stays safe no matter what Mother Nature throws at you. Hike it Baby members get a 30% discount at Croakies.com through the end of the year.
Joules Chilton Short Padded Rain Boot for Women
Check out these stylish short boots from Joules. They are waterproof with inner padding and a faux fur collar to keep your feet toasty warm in chilly weather. The anti-slip sole provides extra grip on slippery surfaces so that you can stay safe and comfortable in any weather.
Joules Kids Rainwell Short Height Rain Boot
For kids who love to make a splash, but aren’t fond of constantly tromping around in traditional rain boots, these short-height boots are a great alternative. The grooved outsole provides grip and stability so caregivers can have peace-of-mind while the kiddos have splashy fun.
Deuter Kid Comfort Active SL
For those mothers, grandmothers and caregivers in your life looking for a kid carrier backpack that is adapted specifically for female anatomy, it has finally arrived! This lightweight carrier has slimmer shoulder straps and conically shaped hip fins making it a more comfortable fit for a female body. The seating area has the easy-to-use side access feature, and the super-soft material makes it a comfy seat for a child to enjoy the ride.
Veyo Baby and Toddler Mittens (Mittyz)
Invented by a father of twins who was frustrated with the generic kids’ gloves on the market, Mittyz are made with a thumb pocket instead of holes and an oversized gauntlet, they slide on easily and can fit over any coat sleeve. Quick cinch straps help the mittens stay on and the soft fleece lining ensures that little hands stay warm.
Veyo Winter Noggins Hat
These tiger-themed winter hats are super soft and warm and perfect for winter. Be sure to check out the matching tiger Mittyz to complete the set and keep your kiddos warm when temperatures drop.
Hike it Baby Membership
Give the gift of the outdoors that lasts all year long! By giving a family on your list a Hike it Baby membership, you are introducing them to an organization that supports all families, builds strong communities, and celebrates nature. You can also donate to the scholarship program for a family in need that has a Hike it Baby membership on their wish list.
Seventh Generation Free and Clear Baby Wipes and Diapers
Seventh Generation is on a mission to transform the world into a healthy, sustainable and equitable place for the next seven generations, and we’re definitely on board. We’re especially into their baby care products. Their Free and Clear Diapers and Training Pants are made with sustainably sourced wood pulp and 0% chlorine bleaching, and their Baby Wipes have no fragrance, alcohol, or parabens. Join their Generation Good community for more ideas on healthy, sustainable living, as well as coupons and other exciting offers.
Turtle Fur Lizzy Pom Beanie
It’s the cutest hat you’ll find this season, and the relaxed fit makes it an irresistible staple for winter weather. The knit, preppy-in-pastel Lizzy is a chic and sweet cable knit beanie with a warm, ribbed cuff to snuggle ears in the cold. Hike it Baby members get a 10% discount at turtlefur.com.
In addition to raising a generation to love the outdoors, Hike it Baby members have access to discounts and giveaways on gear from premier outdoor brands. Join Hike it Baby today and experience the member benefits!
About Hike it Baby
Hike it Baby is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to getting families outdoors and on trails across the U.S. and internationally, supporting, educating and inspiring families through their more than 300 communities across North America. Since its grassroots inception in 2013 in Portland, Oregon, Hike it Baby is now a growing community of 270,000 families and 500 volunteer branch ambassadors hosting more than 1,600 hikes per month. More information, as well as daily hike schedules, can be found at HikeitBaby.com, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and Instagram.
Photos courtesy of Michelle Craig, Deanna Curry, Dineo Dowd, L.L.Bean, Joules, Lifestraw, Veyo, Croakies, Seventh Generation, Sunday Afternoons, and Turtle Fur.
This post is sponsored, however, we would never recommend a product we do not love.