Gift Edit 02: Wilderness Inspired December 11 2014
Our second Christmas gift edit is inspired by adventures in the Swedish wilderness. Made by skilled craftsman using the finest materials, these considered essentials will become loyal companions out in the wild. So if you know someone who loves being close to nature, then these gifts are for them.
Swedish Wilderness Knife - The Karesaundo Hare - £52.95
Hand crafted in Sweden and shaped by centuries of tradition, this perfectly sized genuine wilderness knife features a sharper than sharp 75mm long blade made from hardened Swedish steel and a beautiful Mountain Curly Birch handle, polished and oiled for supreme smoothness. Supplied with a vegetable tanned cowhide leather sheath, this knife will protect and serve its owner for life.
Swedish Wooden Cutting Board - £8.00
This handmade Scandinavian juniper wood cutting board is perfect to bring along on hiking or camping trips into the forest. Having natural antibacterial properties and fitting neatly in a rucksack, it can be used to cut up food, such as cold cuts, or simply as a sandwich plate.
Alpaca Hiking Socks - £17.00
Made from British farmed natural alpaca, the special soft, extra thick cushioned sole provides excellent insulation and great wicking properties - ensuring feet stay warm, dry, comfy and happy whilst hiking through the forest.
Klean Kanteen 592ml Insulated Flask - £24.95
Made from high quality BPA-free stainless steel, this double-walled vacuum insulated flask is hard-wearing, toxin-free and will keep contents hot for up to 6 hours, whether that's a strong drip coffee or a filling homemade soup. Perfect for those who love cold wintery woodland days out.
Wildo Wilderness Starter Kit - £16.50
This kit contains three essentials that no one venturing outdoors into nature should be without. Two neat foldable cups; one large for eating outdoor breakfast, lunch and dinner, and one small for drinking a hot morning brew or an evening tipple, and lastly lets not forget the all important Swedish Firesteel that will help make fire in any conditions, because no one likes to eat cold food or drink cold coffee.
Hestra Deerskin Winter Gloves - £59.95
These deerskin gloves are the perfect winter warmers for the forestman in your life. Their soft warm leather and boa fleece lining traps air, retains heat and wicks away moisture. Each pair of gloves is always cut from the same piece of leather by a skilled cutter with many years of experience. Made by Swedes. They know a thing or two about keeping warm in the cold.