23 Great Gifts for the Athletes and Outdoors Enthusiasts on Your List

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One of the best holiday gifts my husband and I have received was a big box of disposable hand warmers. Another one I’ve come to love — trekking poles for walking and hiking.

The secret to choosing great gifts for outdoors enthusiasts and athletes is to think beyond the obvious. Clearly, most of us are not replacing the mountain bike, kayak or skis — or at least, I don’t have it in my budget.

Consider instead gift items to enhance your favorite athlete or outdoors enthusiast’s adventures — things recipients might not think to buy or replace. Here are 23 suggestions to get you started:

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