The second section of our guide to Christmas gifts for those who love getting out walking and exploring in the great outdoors. If you missed Part 1, just click HERE.

Icebreaker MerinoLoft Helix Zip Hood – £190

Something like this women’s hoodie is always going to go down well on Christmas Day. It’s made from merino wool, which is a great material for hiking clothes as it naturally keeps you warmer in winter and cooler in summer, plus it’s breathable and has antibacterial properties, keeping odours at bay. This particular top has Lycra side panels too, for a snug fit, plus thumb holes, which are great when you’re carrying a back pack, to keep everything in its place. Zip side pockets are a nice extra, too.

Victorinox White Christmas Pocket Knife – £34.99

This limited-edition design includes: blade, nail file, can opener, screwdriver, bottle opener, wire stripper, corkscrew, reamer, key ring, tweezers and a toothpick. The ultimate accessory for the walker in your life.

Primus Lite+ All-in-One Stove – £94.99

This sturdy stove is lightweight so well worth throwing in your backpack for a quick coffee stop for two people, or something more substantial if you’re out walking alone. Comes with a heat-resistant sleeve.

Platypus Meta Bottle Microfilter – £40

Next time you run out of water, forget the hassle of sterilising natural water – this clever filter will do it all for you in moments. Just scoop the water into the top and it will filter through to become safe to drink.

The Great Outdoors Magazine Subscription – From £23.99

The gift that keeps on giving! Why not subscribe on behalf of a friend to six months or a year of The Great Outdoors magazine? Available through the post or in tablet form, it
offers gear reviews, walking routes and more…

Berghaus Spectrum Gloves £15

These cosy gloves are a great go-to when the weather is in between cool and cold. The fleece material is really soft and warm, plus it stays warm when wet. The double cuff is a nice touch to keep them secure.

Mountain Equipment Women’s Redline Tee – £45

This fast-drying top is super-comfortable, with a flattering scooped hem to make you feel really snug. It’s treated with Polygiene, so has antibacterial protection, and wicks sweat very efficiently.

Ordnance Survey Colouring Map – £19.95

There must be something to do when you’re not out walking, right? There is now. Ordnance Survey has just launched this new adult colouring book – now all you need is the colouring pencils!

Mountain Warehouse Bracken 3-in-1 Jacket – £179.99

This waterproof jacket has a detachable inner soft shell so can be worn all in one, shell only or outer-jacket only. It’s breathable with a detachable hood and adjustable cuffs for a better fit.

Lifesystem Reusable Handwarmers – £3.99

A great little extra to have in your pack, these clever pouches are activated by clicking the metal disk inside and stay warm for up to 90 minutes. Simply submerge in warm water to re-load.

Osprey Ultralite Pack Liners – From £16

Available in three sizes, 30-50ltr; 50-70ltr; and 70-100ltr, these new pack liners seal your pack, keeping it waterproof and mudproof. Simple roll-top opening is efficient and easy to use.

Therm-a-rest NeoAir Camper SV – £125

With its Speedvalve design, this mattress inflates up to three times faster than a standard valve. When inflated, it has ThermaCapture technology to keep you warm and when you’re done, it deflates super-quickly too.

Tough Hands Cream – £7.99

This is as hard-working as the packaging suggests. After just a couple of applications, skin feels softer – perfect for weather-worn skin. A bonus is there’s no greasiness so you can get on with your day; no hanging around.

Recommended walking socks

  1. Wigwam Pacific Crest Pro socks – £20

    Moisture-managing socks that are designed to prevent blisters and keep feet cosy.
  2. Dexshell Bamboo Ultralite waterproof sock –£20

    These super-soft socks really do keep your feet completely dry!
  3. Extreme ProTrek technical walking sock £13.75

    Made from merino wool, so comfy, anti-bacterial and very warm.