Fun ways to enjoy the Pacific Northwest's natural gifts: outdoor gear from head (Seahawks hat, anyone?) to toe (Shreditor skis or Peloton bike?).
“L” is for local; “E” is for eco-friendly.
Designed specifically for women, this gorgeous bamboo board is responsive and stable at high speeds for more advanced riders. $450 at REI E
A trip to a national park is a great way to give an “experience gift” — and have a summer adventure to look forward to. New adventures are available to Arches, Grand Canyon and Yosemite national parks, among others. Trips include deluxe camp lodging, meals, activities and more. Versions of some trips are available for families with kids ages 8 and up. Prices vary L
She’ll stay cool and look sharp in the Seattle running company’s new merino-wool, sweat-wicking top. It’s a perfect layering piece for winter runs, hikes, skiing or just trips to the park. $98 at Oiselle (U District) and oiselle.com L
Basis takes the fitness tracker up several notches, with on-screen monitoring of steps, heart rate, sleep patterns and calories burned. It’s also a watch and timer, and has an array of colorful and classic strap options. Starting at $200 at REI and mybasis.com
They can take their team support with them on the road with the official Seahawks license plate, featuring the Hawk logo and a 12th Man flag. A portion from each sale goes to InvestED, a nonprofit that helps Washington state students in need. $60.75–$124.75 at dol.wa.gov
Your favorite 12th Man can cheer on the Hawks all winter long in this fun knit cap that has a soft polar fleece lining. It features a “12” on one side and “louder” on the other, with a festive pom-pom on top. $24.50 at Fireworks L
Throwback styling makes the 2016 Shreditor skis a visual standout, while the local company’s signature All-Terrain Rocker and Tapered Tip make it a powerhouse on the slopes. Available in three sizes and a children’s version. $550 at Evo (Wallingford) L
Composed of all-natural rubber and jute fiber, this mat is both Earth-friendly and super grippy. A subtle texture is pleasing under hand and foot. It’s available at many area yoga studios and is exclusively imported from the U.K. by Queen Anne-based yoga supplier Barefoot Yoga. $85–$90 at barefootyoga.com L E
Spin addicts can take classes from home with the new Peloton Bike, a carbon steel and aluminum spinner that comes with a high-def touchscreen that streams live or recorded spin classes. Order through Monday and get $229 in free gear, including a pair of Peloton shoes, a set of weights and more. $1,995, plus $39 monthly subscription fee at pelotoncycle.com
Whether he’s playing, coaching the kids or cheering on the Sounders, these great-looking gloves will keep his hands warm and dry. They’re made of water-resistant, fleece-lined polyester, with Sounders-green grippy palms. $30 at Dick’s Sporting Goods
He’ll be golfing in style with this soft leather pouch from the Seattle-based retailer. It’s perfect for stowing a phone, wallet and handful of tees out on the links. Comes with 60 bamboo tees in three lengths. $48 at Tommy Bahama L
Give the gift of preparedness with this new, slim folding blade from Lynnwood’s Sog knives. It’s lightweight but durable, with a satin-polished steel blade. An attached clip attaches to a pocket or acts as a money clip. $45 at sogknives.com L
The return of the Sonics may be on hold, but your favorite NBA fan can still support the team with these new heritage-style kicks from the Seattle running specialists. Available in men’s and women’s sizes. $100 at Brooks Running (Wallingford) L
You’ll create a happy camper with this new chair from the local outdoors experts. The Treo chair has a light, compact design, but sits at a more natural height for greater comfort. $100 at cascadedesigns.com L