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Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Gifts for the Adventure-Loving Mom

Gift idea from the Outside Shop for the on-the-go mom-types in your life.

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Mother’s Day is just around the corner and if you’re scratching your head wondering what to get your adventure-loving mom, fear not. Our Outside Shop shop is loaded with gear to help her get the most out of her favorite activity and we made this list of what we think she’ll love. From backpacking to paddling, our Mother’s Day Gift Guide is sure to offer you something to please your mom, mother figure, or caregiver.

Great Gifts For Adventurous Moms


 

FOR THE BACKPACKING MOM

GSI OUTDOORS | GLACIER STAINLESS STEMLESS WINE GLASS ($12.95)

Being a mom, she’s likely in need of a little (read: a lot of) wine and as we all know, nothing tastes better than a glass of red (or any bevy, really) post-hike. The Glacier Stemless Wine Glass from GSI Outdoors is sleek, durable, and everything she needs to enjoy a glass of wine wherever the adventure takes her. Light, compact, and best of all sturdy, this stainless steel wine glass is tip-resistant to keep up with the party.

PAIRS PERFECTLY WITH: THERABODY | RECOVERYAIR SYSTEM ($699)


 

FOR THE BIKING MOM

GARMIN | EDGE 830 ($399.99)

Gift your mom the ultimate bike tech for her next ride. Whether she’s pedaling in the metro or grinding the gravel, the Garmin Edge 830 is packed with everything she needs to keep her training at her best. Loaded with top-of-the-line safety features, this device provides insights into VO2 max, recovery, and training balance when paired with compatible sensors. It’s the perfect device for the mom who’s already training with tech.

PAIRS PERFECTLY WITH: GARMIN | BIKE SPEED SENSOR 2 AND CADENCE SENSOR 2 ($69.99)


FOR THE CAMPING MOM

OUTSIDE | SPRING OUTDOOR BOX ($275)

We’ve done the work for you this year! Our Spring Outdoor Box is a seven-piece set with everything your mom needs for a cozy night at camp. With a portable grill, side table, cast iron pan, stainless steel cleaning mesh, dish bin, citronella candle, and bocce ball set, this collection has everything she needs to get the most out of camping and outdoor cooking season.

PAIRS PERFECTLY WITH: COALATREE | KACHULA ADVENTURE BLANKET ($87)

ALSO CONSIDER: KLEAN KANTEEN | 12 OZ. CAMP MUG FROM RECYCLED STEEL ($24.95)


 

FOR THE CLIMBING MOM

BLACK DIAMOND | CIRQUE SHELL – WOMEN’S ($175)

Give your mom the gift of performance this year. The Cirque Shell is tailor-made for the climber who is crushing routes between mom duty. With thoughtful features like 4-way stretch, weather-resistant fabric, and an adjustable helmet-compatible hood, this shell is designed for movement without sacrificing protection. She’ll never leave home without this jacket!

PAIRS PERFECTLY WITH: BLACK DIAMOND | FORGED DENIM PANTS – WOMEN’S ($119)

ALSO CONSIDER: MAMMUT | OPHIR CHALK BAG ($21.95)


 

FOR THE PADDLING MOM

KAVU | SYNTHETIC STRAPCAP ($35)

If you secretly believe your mom is a mermaid because of how much time she spends on the water, gift her the Kavu Synthetic Strapcap. With a 4-panel design made from 100% water-resistant polyester, this hat checks all the boxes on style and performance. An instant classic.

PAIRS PERFECTLY WITH: KAVU | JOCELYN DRESS – WOMEN’S ($60)


 

FOR THE SKIING MOM

SMITH | MIRAGE HELMET WITH MIPS ($140)

Nothing is more important than keeping her noggin protected on the slopes. Smith’s Mirage helmet sports top-of-the-line MIPs technology plus Koroyd in the most common impact zones for added protection. It also comes in four different colors so you can match it to her ski kit.

PAIRS PERFECTLY WITH: SMITH | I/O MAG GOGGLES ($163)

ALSO CONSIDER: DAKINE | BARRIER GORE-TEX 2L JACKET ($211)

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