Gear Kits

Everyday Essentials

Some pieces of gear should never be left behind.

Curated by The Outbound Collective

Every adventure is different and requires certain clothes and gear, but in our experience, there are a few things that we never regret throwing in the back of the car before heading out. You never know what kind of unexpected detours or impromptu stops you'll make along the way. Whether we're going for long road trip or just out for a quick hike, here are some of the products we never leave home without. 

Cover photo: Jason Hatfield

Canada Goose is trusted by explorers, researches, and filmmakers that spend unbelievable amounts of time in the coldest places on Earth. If it's good enough for them, we're sure it's good enough for anything you can come up with.

Whether you're heading to work or to the mountains, Topo Design packs always fit in. We especially love the Klettersack as an everyday carry; it's the perfect size for day hikes and missions to the climbing gym.

When you need a beanie that isn't drenched in sweat from that dawn patrol snowshoe adventure, pack the Felicity Beanie for an extra layer of warmth and style.

Everyone needs a go-to flannel they can count on for adventures year round, but especially in the winter when layering is critical. Wear this under your insulated jacket for a little extra warmth and added style when you get indoors and lose the puffy.

Sorel combines a warm leather boot with a comfortable sneaker fit for the ultimate in city-to-mountain winter footwear with the Explorer Joan Boot.

We're huge fans of Smartwool's ski socks. Comfort is a high priority for your feet if you're going to be shredding all day long and the PhD Ski Mediums deliver.

The Sony Rx100 proves that you don't have to sacrifice quality for a compact camera. Throw it in your pocket for skiing, hiking, or even a night out on the town - the lowlight capabilities are amazing.

This base layer from Kari Traa will keep you warm and dry through whatever winter activities you tackle.