Exciting gift ideas for outdoor junkies
ABS-CBN Sports on Dec 24, 2018 07:36 AM
Kick off this Christmas in a giving spirit with leading outdoor brand Merrell’s newest lines of outdoor necessities including shoes, apparel, and bags.
With wanderlust hitting a wider demographic, hiking and other fun outdoor adventures have become top items on many people’s bucket lists. Luckily, holiday season, an ideal time to book a trip and conquer a new destination is fast approaching!
Kick off this Christmas in a giving spirit with leading outdoor brand Merrell’s newest lines of outdoor necessities including shoes, apparel, and bags outfitted with advanced technology that can weather various terrain and weather. Whether you’re treating yourself, giving a gift to a beginner or a seasoned adventurer, Merrell’s latest collection can help you personalize the perfect present to give to your loved ones who have the constant itch to travel.
Give the gift of adventure with these perfect present picks from Merrell:
FOR YOUR FAVORITE HIKER
Moab FST 2 (available for men and women)
Avid hikers can attest to how addictive climbing can be—the constant need to conquer one peak after another is extremely satisfying. For the hikers who can’t get enough of a mountain’s breathtaking view, give only the best gear that can give them a great hiking experience.
Shoes: Moab FST 2. The newest version of a classic Merrell hiking boot series lets one experience an out-of-the-box comfort with athletic styling and a lighter midsole. On the outside, it features a combo nubuck leather and mesh upper as well as the M Select™ DRY impermeable membrane that seals out water and lets moisture escape. It also sports the Kinetic Fit™ BASE insole contoured like the foot and provides flexible, intuitive support. On the outsole, it is designed with the Vibram MegaGrip for the best combination of traction and durability on wet or dry surfaces.
FOR THE ULTIMATE TRAVELER
Thermo Freeze Mid Waterproof (available for men and women)
If you’re on the hunt for the perfect present for that person who plans to travel to wintery or icy locations, this gift set is a must-buy!
Shoes: Thermo Freeze Mid Waterproof. Trail over snow and ice with unparalleled traction thanks to Vibram® Arctic Grip on the outsole. These mid cut boots are breathable, waterproof, and insulated to keep toes toasty without overheating. It has the M Select™ DRY impermeable membrane that seals out water, protective rubber toe cap for rough surfaces, and 400 grams M Select™ WARM lightweight: a modern low bulk insulation that keeps feet comfortable.
FOR THE CITY EXPLORER
Range (available for men and women), Banff backpack
Travelers often feel that the best way to explore a new city whether locally or abroad is by foot. And to make a city tour count, it is highly encouraged to dress comfortably with pieces that make walking a breeze.
Shoes: Range. This pair is a great everyday shoe that could be used to explore each nook of a new city. With a durable upper that goes the distance, the M Select Cush outsole with ultra lightweight technology balances durability, flexibility, and comfort. It also has the Merrell Air Cushion+ technology that provides comfort while you explore each nook of a new city, completing the comfy touch to a stylish casual look.
Bag: Banff backpack. This is not your typical backpack. This Banff bag is equipped with rain guard protection, pockets where you need them, and an organizer panel to keep things straight. This might just be the most organized travel companion yet.
FOR THE NATURE’S GYM BUFF
Bare Access Flex Knit (available for men)
Recently, outdoor workouts have become so popular that many people are now trying to bring their exercise routine outdoors. This inspires a movement that anyone can workout anytime, anywhere, and fortunately, this Nature’s Gym workout set is up for any fitness exercise!
Shoe: Bare Access Flex Knit. In this 3D knit runner, you'll experience ultimate adaptability, comfort, and ground connection on the trail, road, and beyond. It has the FLEX connect dual-directional flex groove EVA midsole for ultimate agility and stability. On the outsole, it has the M Select Grip for terrain traction, so that no matter where you bring your workout-of-the-day, this pair will keep your routine safe.
FOR THAT FRIEND WHO LOVES WATER ADVENTURES
Waterpro Maipo 2 (available for men and ladies)
To anyone who has conquered different peaks and terrains, the next great adventure lies in the water. Equip them with water-ready gear to kickstart their wet getaway!
Shoe: Waterpro Maipo 2. Whether one is off to Spelunking or chasing waterfalls, be sure they wear the newest Waterpro Maipo 2, which allows one to thread fast on wet and dry terrain. The shoe’s mesh upper drains moisture while the Merrell air cushion in the heel absorbs shock and adds comfort. It’s Vibram TC5+ outsole and water-friendly non-marking siped sole makes it sturdy on wet or muddy surface, keeping any adventure safe and slip-protected.
For anyone who loves to discover the outdoors, these gift sets will truly be appreciated. Give them (and yourself) the perfect gift to make travels fuss-free, safe, and more enjoyable!
For more gear made for the outdoors, visit online at www.merrell.com.ph and Merrell stores at Glorietta 3, TriNoma, SM North EDSA Annex, Market! Market!, Robinsons Place Manila, Festival Mall, SM Dasmarinas, Marquee Mall, Harbor Point, SM City Cebu, SM Iloilo, SM City Davao, SM Lanang, Abreeza Mall, Gaisano Mall Davao, LimKetKai Mall, and Centrio Mall, select specialty & department stores.