2012 Gift Guide: Outdoor Gear

A book on yurts, a collectible (and collapsible) chair originally designed for the British army in the 1700s, and more for those who can’t get enough of the great outdoors.

Handcrafted Modern: At Home With Mid-Century Designers, $28.30

 

You can actually live in the mid-century creations you've been saving to your Pinterest board.

Blue Hiking Boots Designed by You Must Create, £110 ($175 US)

 

Hiking boots for pounding the trail—or the pavement.

Contrast Yoke Knitted Crew Neck in Red and Blue, £115 ($185 US)

 

Because even outdoorsmen need a pop of color.

Yurts: Living in the Round, $16.49

 

Planning an escape to the Arizona desert? You should probably learn a thing or two about yurts before you get there.

Ryan Portnoy

Campaign Chair, $1,200

 

Look every bit the gentleman in this collapsible chair with a leather seat, modeled after British campaign furniture originally designed for the British army in the 1700s.

Scout Field Bed, $487

 

It may not keep you warm, but at least you'll look devilishly handsome when bears invade your tent.

Freemans Sporting Club Topo Light Daypack, $79

 

A backpack fit for a day trip—or just a really long subway ride.

Amanda Charchian, “Wringing Sun”

10" x 15": $80 Framed; $130 Unframed

20" x 30": $420 Framed; $300 Unframed

 

Skinny-dipping never looked this good.