Feeling Outdoorsy? Gear Up With Basecamp And Tackle The Wild!

It's December so no escaping the C word, don't worry we're here to help with some great gift ideas.

Basecamp coloured backpacks



Believe it or not, here at GCN we love the outdoors and if you feel the same way here are some great gifts to gear you up this Christmas from our friends at Basecamp. Who knows, maybe they’ll fit perfectly under your tree!

Marmot Speed Light Jacket

Yellow Speedlight Jacket

Like a bit of climbing and mountaineering in indeterminate climates, like Ireland’s? Miniscule in your pack, this lightweight Speed Light Jacket is made with the new generation of heavy duty, three-layer GORE-TEX® Pro fabric redesigned with improved breathability for extreme conditions. You can find out more here.

Black Diamond Trail Pole

Trail Pole

From casual weekend jaunts to extended backpacking trips in the mountains, the Black Diamond Trail Trekking Pole is an all-around pole for any conditions and any terrain. Dual FlickLocks offer complete adjustability to suit the terrain, while interchangeable carbide Tech Tips are easily swapped for our rubber Tech Tips to accommodate changing trail surfaces. Check it out here.

Fjallraven Kånken 16 L Blue Ridge

Blue Backpack Basecamp

Straight backs are happy backs, and with its special design the Kånken backpack has been saving people from back problems since 1978. An excellent choice for college, outings or biking to work. Kånken is made out of durable, lightweight Vinylon F, and has lots of handy features including a sitting pad in the back pocket and a logo that doubles as a reflector. Check it out here.

Sea to Summit Microfiber Towel

Microfibre Basecamp towel

Lightweight and very packable, Sea to Summit microfiber towels are highly absorbent and dry super fast. Made of 70% polyester and 30%, their ultra-suede finish is remarkably soft, and they’re compact and machine washable too! Check it out here.

Contigo Metra Flask

Black Basecamp Flask

Featuring tne AUTOSEAL® system, this sleek flask guarantees a 100 per cent spill and leak proof drinking experience by sealing automatically between sips: press gently to drink and release to seal. The mug uses special vacuum insulation technology with double stainless steel walls. Coffee or tea stays warm for five hours, cold drinks stay cool for up to 12. Check it out here.

Basecamp is an outdoor & adventure store for all sorts of outdoor enthusiasts. They pride themselves on the wide range of quality brands they stock, meaning you can enjoy your choice of activity no matter what it throws at you. They sell a wide range of products such as outdoor clothing, camping equipment, hiking gear and climbing gear.

Their team have trekked, climbed, and travelled all over the world and they want to use their experience to make sure you get the best advice there is. If you have any questions about your trip, the gear you need for it or anything else, feel free to contact them. They’ll be happy to hear from you and happy to help.

Basecamp are 100% Irish owned and independent, and proud of it! They support the Irish outdoor community from their stores located at 108-109 Middle Abbey Street, Dublin 1. You can find lots of Irish brands here as well international companies that are manufactured here in Ireland.

Basecamp Outdoor Store – Where it all starts.



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