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Get the inside from the Outside £15 and less Christmas present ideas for outdoor enthusiasts

Our blog gives you the inside gen on what we’re doing for the outside community in which we work.  This week we’re looking at Christmas presents for £15 and under.

Gosh, yes, we’re deep into Christmas right now.  In fact last weekend [15th and 16th September] I was in a London hotel and they were playing Christmas tunes so we’re not the only ones. When I worked in Woolworths HQ our summer treat was to look at the Christmas show room.  But enough of the past, let’s see what the outdoor community has for the outdoor enthusiast this Christmas. 

Grower’s Cup - Coffeebrewer, £2.50: A disposable french press in an easy to carry pouch, containing 24g of fresh ground coffee and a filter. It’s easy: open the pouch; pour in half a litre of hot water; zip up the pouch; brew for 5-8 minutes - result...3 cups of fresh coffee. The pouch is designed to stop brewing after the first cup and half have been poured – perfect. Stockists: www.growerscup.com  023 9252 871

Grower’s Cup - Coffeebrewer, £2.50: A disposable french press in an easy to carry pouch, containing 24g of fresh ground coffee and a filter. It’s easy: open the pouch; pour in half a litre of hot water; zip up the pouch; brew for 5-8 minutes - result...3 cups of fresh coffee. The pouch is designed to stop brewing after the first cup and half have been poured – perfect.

Stockists: www.growerscup.com 
023 9252 871

GSI – Kung Foon, stainless steel £12.50:  An ingenious gadget.  Chopsticks slide into the foon (combination of spoon and fork) handle to create a long handled utensil that’s perfect for scooping, scraping or stirring rehydrated pouch without getting sticky fingers.  The deep foon bowl maintains full spoon functionality for soups or cereals and it includes a custom stamped, steel gift tin to carry and store your KungFoon.  Stockist:  www.gsioutdoors.com 023 9252 8711

GSI – Kung Foon, stainless steel £12.50:  An ingenious gadget.  Chopsticks slide into the foon (combination of spoon and fork) handle to create a long handled utensil that’s perfect for scooping, scraping or stirring rehydrated pouch without getting sticky fingers.  The deep foon bowl maintains full spoon functionality for soups or cereals and it includes a custom stamped, steel gift tin to carry and store your KungFoon. 

Stockist:  www.gsioutdoors.com
023 9252 8711

Mammut Ambient Light Dry Bag, £15 is a really cool idea.  This opaque dry bag can be used for loads of things: as a cushion as a dry bag [of course] but also innovatively as a lamp.  Slip a head torch [maybe a Mammut T-Trail head torch] into the strap at the bottom and turn it into a lamp. You can use the lamp for cooking or reading.  Stockist: www.mammut.ch 01625 508218.

Mammut Ambient Light Dry Bag, £15 is a really cool idea.  This opaque dry bag can be used for loads of things: as a cushion as a dry bag [of course] but also innovatively as a lamp.  Slip a head torch [maybe a Mammut T-Trail head torch] into the strap at the bottom and turn it into a lamp. You can use the lamp for cooking or reading. 
Stockist: www.mammut.ch
01625 508218.

Primus: Colourful mini flasks, £15  the C&H vacuum bottle is a mug-of-tea sized 0.2LT flask and comes in six colours: two types of pink, yellow, green, blue and orange. They are so handy you can’t fail to love them.  Stockists; www.primus.se 023 9252 8711 
Primus: Colourful mini flasks£15 

the C&H vacuum bottle is a mug-of-tea sized 0.2LT flask and comes in six colours: two types of pink, yellow, green, blue and orange. They are so handy you can’t fail to love them. 

Stockists; www.primus.se
023 9252 8711 

Nikwax - BaseFresh, from £3.49:  A deodorising wash-in conditioner for use in combination with standard household detergents. Designed to deodorise and accelerate the drying time of all next-to-skin base layers used by outdoor enthusiasts, runners, and other active people. Added to the laundry load via the fabric softener tray, BaseFresh conditioner deodorises, speeds up drying and keeps technical garments fresh and cool. BaseFresh-treated fabrics are also more resistant to stains and day-to-day soiling, and are easier to get clean once stained. Stockist: www.nikwax.com 01892 786400

Nikwax - BaseFresh, from £3.49:  A deodorising wash-in conditioner for use in combination with standard household detergents. Designed to deodorise and accelerate the drying time of all next-to-skin base layers used by outdoor enthusiasts, runners, and other active people. Added to the laundry load via the fabric softener tray, BaseFresh conditioner deodorises, speeds up drying and keeps technical garments fresh and cool. BaseFresh-treated fabrics are also more resistant to stains and day-to-day soiling, and are easier to get clean once stained.

Stockist: www.nikwax.com
01892 786400

Aquapac – 100% waterproof Keymaster case, £15 and 100% waterproof: Great for surfers or anyone playing in and around water who doesn’t want to lose their valuables.  With it’s neck cord you can wear it under your wet suit and keep you money and keys bone dry.  Aquapac make loads of waterproof cases for things [iPhones, iPads and cameras] so worth checking out their site. You’ve just got to over the fear of plunging your gadget into the water.Stockist: www.aquapac.net 020 7738 4466

Aquapac – 100% waterproof Keymaster case, £15 and 100% waterproof: Great for surfers or anyone playing in and around water who doesn’t want to lose their valuables.  With it’s neck cord you can wear it under your wet suit and keep you money and keys bone dry.  Aquapac make loads of waterproof cases for things [iPhones, iPads and cameras] so worth checking out their site. You’ve just got to over the fear of plunging your gadget into the water.

Stockist: www.aquapac.net
020 7738 4466
GSI - Ultralight Java Drip, £12:  An ultralight personal fresh coffee filter - a lightweight and easy way to make a fresh cup of coffee anywhere.  Weighs 15g and clips to cup [cup not included]. Stockist:  www.gsioutdoors.com 023 9252 8711

GSI - Ultralight Java Drip, £12:  An ultralight personal fresh coffee filter - a lightweight and easy way to make a fresh cup of coffee anywhere.  Weighs 15g and clips to cup [cup not included].

Stockist:  www.gsioutdoors.com
023 9252 8711

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