11 gifts for wintersports lovers


You might not always understand their love for Dawn Patrol excursions, ice climbs or snowy mountain bike rides. . .

But don’t worry, we’ve compiled a list of out top picks for the perfect gifts for your winter sports lover this season! From base layer essentials to small batch bourbon this list has everything you need to keep warm this winter.

1/ Kari Traa Tikse Base Layer

Lightweight and incredibly soft – the Kari Traa Tikse set is an ultra-fine, 100% merino wool base layer for a slight boost of warmth in cool weather. Highly breathable, naturally odor resistant fabric has 4-way stretch for a slim and snug fit. Smartly placed seams keep comfort high and the fresh, multicolor design gives a feminine look.

Kari Traa Tikse Base Layer | $75 USD


2/ Kari Traa Lokke Base Layer Set

Classy and feminine with a fun Nordic inspired design, the Kari Traa Løkke H/Z provides plenty of extra warmth on the coldest days. This premium baselayer is made from superfine, 100 percent Merino wool. It is wonderfully soft on the skin, breathable and naturally odor-resistant. 

Kari Traa Lokke Base Layer Set | Top $120 | Bottoms $120


3/ DÆHLIE Airnet Wool Set

This multifunctional baselayer set is made out of breathable, 4-way stretch 100% merino wool. The wool ensures optimal insulation during low activity, while the mesh inserts efficiently evaporate excess heat during high activity. The slim fit and quick dry merino wool make the Airnet baselayers an optimal choice for the high-performing athlete that wants to maximize functionality and comfort! 

DÆHLIE Airnet Wool Set | Top $90 | Bottoms $90


4/ Outdoor Research Hemispheres Jacket and Bib

Setting a new bar for mobility in highly weather-protective apparel, the Hemispheres Jacket and Bib offer unparalleled range of motion in waterproof shells thanks to GORE-TEX® Fabric with Stretch Technology. This fabric offers nearly four times the stretch as other stretch waterproof fabrics, and also stretches easily.. Made with skiers in mind, the Hemispheres pieces are cut and equipped with a feature set that also works for ice and alpine climbing. 

Outdoor Research Hemispheres | Jacket $599 | Bib $599


5/ DÆHLIE Training Wool Set

This lightweight baselayer set is made out of 80% merino wool and 20% nylon and is optimal for training in colder temperatures. The breathable, 2-way stretch material and strategically placed ventilation provide comfort. Men’s and Women’s available.

DÆHLIE Training Wool Set | Top $75 | Bottoms $75


6/ Outdoor Research Bitterblaze Gloves

The Bitterblaze Gloves uses a super-insulating PrimaLoft® Gold Aerogel – the warmest insulation on earth, originally developed by NASA to insulate space suits. The result is a sophisticated skiing and climbing glove that ups the ante for tactility and warmth. Aerogel simply blocks cold from moving into the palms, or heat from moving out. Aerogel won’t compress the way traditional insulation does, which greatly compromises warmth.

Outdoor Research Bitterblaze Gloves | $135


7/ DryGuy Force

With the ability to dry a pair of shoes or gloves in about an hour, the portable DryGuy Force Dry is ideal for year-round use in rainy or snowy weather. Ski boots, running shoes, and gloves are warmer, more comfortable, and smell better when dried between uses.

DryGuy Force | $50


8/ FALKE SK2 Men's and Women's Socks

This skiing sock balances protection, comfort and shoe contact. The medium cushioning provides high protection and the merino wool mix is ideal for fast moisture wicking and thermal insulation. If you're looking for a bit more warmth and protection, this sock is ideal for you! Available in Men’s and Women’s.

FALKE SK2 Socks | $45


9/ PEARL iZUMi Summit AmFIB Pant

Stay on your fat bike all winter long with the Summit AmFIB Pant is PEARL iZUMi’s warmest MTB pant. They are ready to help hardy riders push through the toughest conditions. Featuring AmFIB ® softshell throughout for a combination of warmth, wind and water resistance. Special Thermal panels on the back of knees add breathability and enhance pedaling performance, and PI Dry ® technology adds water shedding functionality. Zips at the lower leg are designed to fit securely over larger winter boots. Wear over liner shorts or full length tights.

PEARL iZUMi Summit AmFIB Pant | $185


10/ MSR Snowshoe Kit

The MSR Snowshoe Kit is the first kit for snowshoeing that MSR has ever made, complete with Evo Trail Snowshoes, DynaLock Trail Backcountry Poles, and a carrying bag. This kit is great for winter adventures and family recreation this holiday season, and a great all-in-one gift for someone who's looking to begin snowshoeing.

MSR Snowshoe Kit | $199.95


11/ Wyoming Whiskey Small Batch Bourbon

Whether apres ski, decorating the house or entertaining guests this holiday season, there's nothing quite like a sip of Wyoming Whiskey to make the holidays warm from the inside out.  WW Small Batch Bourbon is medium amber in color with a nose of sweet corn, molasses, and clove.  It is medium bodied with a palate of vanilla, caramel, charred oak, and a hint of citrus. The finish is mild with lingering caramel and toast, and is very smooth.

Wyoming Whiskey Small Batch Bourbon | $39.99


For more gift ideas check out our full list of holiday gift guides.