Tahoe Mountain Sports Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday season is upon us and now is the time to starting thinking of your friends and family! Let us help you find the perfect gift for that important person in your life. Check out these gift guides and stop by Tahoe Mountain Sports for a personalized shopping experience. Shopping with us is fun and easy. We’ll take the work out of it so all you have to do is put the gift under the tree!

Why shop with Tahoe Mountain Sports? Here are a few reasons…

  1. Everyone can earn rewards through our free rewards program. Start shopping and earn store credit on every single purchase you make.
  2. Keep your dollars in the community. We support a number of nonprofits throughout the year. Right now, we’ve partnered with Mountain Area Preservation and will donate $5 to them with every Patagonia purchase through December 24th. How much do you think we’ve donated this year? Click here to find out.
  3. Complimentary gift wrapping. Holiday shopping can be stressful so let us take some of the work out of it. Our gift wrapping will make your presents stand out under the tree, at no additional cost to you!

Can’t shop in our store? Use the links below instead to do your holiday shopping. When you use these links we earn a small commission and you’re still supporting our small business!

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Stocking Stuffers

Gifts Under $50

Gifts for Her

Gifts for Him

Recovery Gifts

Gifts for Skiers

Gifts for Runners

Stocking Stuffers

Goodr Sunglasses

These sunglasses are fun, festive, and great for outdoor activities. They are a crowd-pleaser, and happen to look great on everyone! Put a pop of color in your stocking with these shades.

Steelie Car Phone Holder

Go hands free and keep your phone securely in place with a Nite Ize Steelie Car Mount. It’s available as a vent mount or dash mount.

Noso Patches

These patches make great presents! They can help extend the life of your jackets and encourage repairing your gear, rather than tossing it out. We also love that they come in fun designs and colors, adding a touch of flair!

MPOWERD Luci Lights

These lights are fun for camping and invaluable during power outages! If you’re worried about PGE shutoffs or blackouts during big winter storms, stock up on these lanterns.

FinalStraw

This foldable straw is a great stocking stuffer for friends and family who care about their environmental impact. These straws fold into a small travel case, making them perfect to keep in your bag or the car when you’re on the go!

Gifts Under $50

Black Diamond Headlamp

Every outdoor enthusiast needs a headlamp, whether they’re hiking, skiing, mountain biking, etc. They are an essential safety item and come in handy when you’re having too much fun on the trail and find yourself heading back to the car at dusk.

Hydroflask

These flasks make great gifts, especially as we head into winter. They keep hot beverages hot for up to 12 hours and can hold ice for an entire day!

Patagonia Cubes

This is the perfect gift for a friend or family member who loves to travel and is always on the go. These cubes have pockets that help you keep all of your accessories organized. You can even turn this cube into a gift basket and fill it with some of the stocking stuffers above for an extra special present!

Merino Wool Socks

You can never have enough socks. We love a quality merino wool sock, like those from Smartwool and Darn Tough. Plus, when you buy three or more socks in-store at Tahoe Mountain Sports, you get 20% off of all three!

Gifts for Her

Atlas Elektra Snowshoes

If she likes hiking, she will love the gift of new snowshoes! Enjoy the trails yearround and make sure to check out this list of the Best Places to Go Snowshoeing.

Slippers and Prana pajamas

There’s nothing better than getting cozy on a cold winter day. These Prana pajamas are a best seller at TMS and hit across the board! Get her a pair of slippers to go with for the ultimate cozy bundle.

Garmin Watch

A the top of every woman’s wish list is a Garmin GPS watch. Whether she runs, hikes, swims, or bikes, these watches can help her track activities, stay on trail, and take her training to the next level.

Aftershokz

This is a great gift for music lovers. These headphones sit outside your ears and use bone conduction technology to transmit sound so you can hear your surroundings while jamming to your favorite tunes. They’re safer on roads and trails and comfortable for even the longest runs.

Kari Traa Baselayers

She will love a set of baselayers from Kari Traa. There are many reasons to love this “for girls, by girls” brand besides their must-have, cute clothing. At Kari Traa, are all about empowering women and reducing environmental impact.

Winter Beanie

You can’t go wrong with a cute winter beanie. They’re warm, cozy, and the perfect accessory to any winter outfit.

Gifts for Him

Garmin Watch

Get him a really special gift this winter, something at the top of his wishlist! Garmin makes great watches that help track activities, provide GPS navigation, offer helpful training metrics. If he’s serious about biking, skiing, running, or hiking, this is an excellent present!

Aftershokz

This is a great gift for music lovers. These headphones sit outside your ears and use bone conduction technology to transmit sound so you can hear your surroundings while jamming to your favorite tunes. They’re safer on roads and trails and comfortable for even the longest runs.

Kuhl (it’s cool!)

Kuhl is comfortable, functional, and looks great. You can’t go wrong with their soft, warm fleece sweaters or jackets. Or a pair of their durable, stylish pants. Year after year, Kuhl is a favorite for casual wear that you can take from the mountain into town.

Arcade Belt

These comfy belts are designed to move with you. They’re stretchy, one size, and come in a variety of colors and designs. They are the ultimate adventure belt. We promise once he tries one, he won’t ever go back!

Black Hole Duffel

These are our absolute favorite travel bags for everything from weekend trips to international excursions to hauling gear and layers back and forth at the ski resort. They’re light, spacious, and basically indestructible. The removable backpack straps make it comfortable to carry when you’re on the go.

Recovery Gifts

Theragun

The creme de la creme of recovery tools is here. And it’s only available in-store at Tahoe Mountain Sports. Stop by to try out this powerful tool and gift one to the runner or skier who is always sore!

Recoup Cryosphere

Cold as ice. This tool works wonders on sore muscles and inflammation. It’s a great addition to anyone’s collection of recovery tools!

R8 Roller

This may look like a torture device but it’s actually an amazing tool for deep tissue massage. This tool will drastically change recovery times and next day soreness. Pick this up for the high mileage runner or diehard skier!

Trigger Point Tools

If you don’t want to break the bank, but want to get a present that you’re active friend or family will use, take a look at these trigger point tools. Like a toolbox full of tools, each one helps reach a different muscle, or trigger a different release.

Gifts for Skiers

Ski Straps

How many ski straps should you have in your pack? This is a contested question that almost always ends with, the more the better! These come in handy in more ways than one – ski carries, wilderness splints, field gear repair, attaching things to packs, you name it…

Glop Stopper Wax

There’s nothing worse than carrying an extra five pounds of snow on each foot when your skins get glopped up. This is a great gift for backcountry skiers to help them stop the glop when the weather is changing!

Mountain Flow Wax

This wax is the only eco-friendly, plant-based wax in North America! What you put on your skis ends up in the snowpack and eventually into the watersheds. Keep Truckee Green by gifting this eco-friendly wax!

Phantom Treatment

Imagine a world where you only have to wax your skis once… Well, that world is here. Phantom has redefined the world of ski maintenance. It’s a permanent, waxless application that last the lifetime of your skis or board works in ALL temperature conditions. It’s also non-toxic and safe for water, humans, and animals. Buy at TMS and use our UV box to cure the treatment.

Gifts for Runners

Click here to see the best gifts for runners!

Tahoe Mountain Sports offers complimentary gift wrapping!

Do your holiday shopping with us. We’ll help you find a great gift for everyone on your list and make it look beautiful under the tree.

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Siobhan works at Tahoe Mountain Sports and currently manages TMS blog content. She loves everything about living in the mountains, from snowy winter days on skis to the hot, dusty trails of the Sierra's in the summer. Favorite activities include skiing, trail running and backpacking.


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