Last Minute Stocking Stuffer Ideas
’Tis the night before Christmas and the stockings are hung by the chimney with care, but you’re still at a loss at what to put in there.
Fear not, dear reader, we’ve got you covered. Here’s some stocking-stuffing suggestions that are sure to please any skier or snowboarder on your holiday list.
Darn Tough Socks – From $28.95
Perfect for Nordic, Alpine and backcountry snow days, these knee-high socks are made of moisture-wicking Merino wool that is warm and breathable. Darn Tough Socks, which go for $25-$35, also have a seamless fit and padded shin cushioning.
HeatBank 9s – From $45.00
These dual-sided hand warmers from Zippo are rechargeable and have six adjustable heat settings (up to 120 degrees) to keep your mitts warm for up to 9 hours. HeatBank 9s (around $60) also have a USB port that can charge two devices.Buy Here
High West Double Rye
Blended from two different rye whiskeys in High West’s distillery in northeastern Utah, the Double Rye ($20 or so for 375 ml bottle) is spicier than an average rye, with hints of cinnamon, licorice, mint and eucalyptus.Buy Here
LifeProof phone case – From $44.99
This waterproof and shockproof case for iPhones is nearly indestructible, is incredibly light and has a slim profile (around $90).Buy Here
Pray for POW Winter Stout -Brewing Co
this winter stout is a multi-medal winning brew that has dark chocolate, coffee, citrus and berry notes. Even better, a portion of every purchase of the Pray for POW goes to Protect Our Winters, an advocacy group helping to mitigate the effects of climate change.Buy Here
Atsko’s line of waterproofing products are made from beeswax and will protect leather gloves against drying and deterioration. Sno Seal ($8 for an 8-ounce jar) won’t weaken or break down stitches or seams.Buy Here
Crab Claws – $12.00
These no-slip stomp pads keep a snowboarder’s foot in one place while unstrapped. Crab Claws come in various shapes and sizes for less than $20.Buy Here
mountainFLOW eco-waxes – $13.95
Formerly known as Snow Shed Wax, mountainFLOW manufactures a line of environmentally friendly ski products including an anti-stick topsheet spray, skin wax and base wax that help eliminate snow buildup on skis, skins and bindings. The products are made entirely from plants and are biodegradable.Buy Here
Swix compact edger – $22.91
This pocket-sized, ergometric sharpening tool ($30) has a diamond stone for polishing your ski and snowboard edges and a polishing stone for deburring.Buy Here