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December 2019 Editors Picks

Find one-of-a-kind gifts and discover new trends with our Editors Picks. Our team of editors run you through this month’s must-have, must-know and must-see gear. We are constantly on the prowl for the coolest stuff, travel essentials for life on the road, new smooth and stylish fashion pieces, new adventure ready gear, new tech stuff and accessories for your everyday carry. Here are a just few of our favorites for this month. Product details below.


The NYA-EVO Fjord 36 backpack has a compact size that holds 36 liters of gear and complies with most flight "carry-on" sizes. Built with top quality components, this rugged bag was tested in factory and field, and brings you worry-free performance at any time.
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Blending a stylish exterior with versatile image-making capabilities, the FUJIFILM X-A7 is a sleek mirrorless camera capable of apt stills and video recording. Featuring a 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor, the X-A7 is capable of recording UHD 4K video at 29.97 fps and FHD video at 59.94 fps, as well as full-resolution continuous stills shooting at up to 6 fps.
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DJI have introduced their smallest and lightest folding-drone ever, the smartphone-sized Mavic Mini. The palm-sized Mavic Mini can fly for up to 30 minutes, has a maximum range of 4km (roughly 2.5 miles) and is so small, it doesn’t require FAA registration.
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Inspired by the Scottish highlands, the Henry’s Hatchet is a daily hatchet forged from 440 stainless steel with a full tang handle and a nylon cord grip. Perfectly sized for packing or quick stowage.
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This is a wonderful paracord keychain with bead by Gatura, they are excellent quality pieces, hand carved, and have a substantial weight to them. The paracord will emphasize your sense of adventure, and specialty beads will give the product elegance and exclusivity. several styles to pick from.
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The Jabra Elite 75t true wireless earbuds are engineered for great calls and music, and secure active fit. With superior sound, up to 7.5 hours battery, 4-microphone call technology and more, these earbuds are the perfect companions for life on the go.
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Mealtime in the backcountry often equates to lugging multiple utensils in prime real estate: the backpack. Gerber took a look at the process as a whole, from prep to clean up, and delivered an innovative tool that solves for all of it.
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Unlike flames that easily blow out, this technology allows it to operate despite harsh winds and heavy rain. With one full charge via the included USB cable, you’re set for 300 uses.
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With multiple pockets, several adjustment possibilities, side ventilation and sustainable materials, the Ljung outdoor pants sets a new standard when it comes to performance and price.
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Mighty is the first ever device that plays your Spotify music without a phone, screen, or Internet connection. No cords needed. Use the Mighty Audio app to sync 1,000+ songs from your Spotify Premium account. 5+ hours of offline playback.



Haven have collaborated with Vans Vault on this Low-cut OG Era silhouette. It features panelled calfskin leather and suede upper, Pigskin leather and cotton canvas lining, plus a Vulcanized Waffle outsole with contrasting bumper and heel label.
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The watch case, bezel and crown are all finished in a matte-black PVD coating, giving the watch a sleek and low-profile look on the wrist, with dial markers and painted hands that glow brightly after exposure to the sun in homage to iconic luminous-painted dive watches.



The Saigon Special Knife by Roark Revival is a covert knife and bottle opener tool that is perfectly sized to easily stash on your keyring or in your pocket. The 440 stainless steel blade is razor sharp to cut through nearly anything.
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OCTOVO ESSENTIALS

Octovo, craft beautiful leather goods from their home base in San Francisco. Their collection features everyday accessories, and indispensable tools for looking and traveling smart. The brand also embraces the idea that as you acquire travel experiences and stories, each item in the line will age beautifully, developing its own patina. All products are made with custom-made vegetable re-tanned Italian leather and are available in a range of rich colors....
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MYSTERY RANCH SADDLE PEAK SNOW PACK

Mystery Ranch have updated their popular Saddle Peak Backpack, a daily-driver ski pack for the majority of your mountain missions. The rugged snow pack now holds 25L and has an external reinforcement panel with 840D nylon with heavy-duty Carbonite coating. It also features an organized quick access avy pocket, plus external helmet and ski carry options. The slim, chairlift-friendly profile, is well-suited to days of piste and powder. This trusted powder hog is avail...
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THE ELKO KNIFE

Another beauty from our favorite knife makers - The James Brand. The Elko is a compact knife built to work with a keyring or lanyard to ensure necessary tools are always kept at the hip. Equipped with a fully capable yet compact Sandvik 12C27 stainless steel blade, the Elko also features a pry bar that doubles as a key ring, bottle opener, screwdriver and pry tool to help you tackle daily jobs without the pocket bulk. Available now in a choice of black, silver, or e...
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