The countdown came and went a little too fast and January is now in full effect. The new year has just begun and it’s time to set yourself up for success in the next adventurous chapter of your life. This month brings with it chilly nights and frosty mornings, challenging you to stay focused on your daily grind and start off on the right foot to make your resolutions a reality.
A shiny new date on the calendar calls for gear, tech, everyday carry, and style upgrades to help you own 2019. We’ve scanned the depths of Amazon’s endless offerings and put together this list of the e-commerce king’s best items of January. We might not be able to help you crush your personal goals, but we sure can point you in the right direction to grab the gear that might help you do so. At the very least, you can find an item or two on this list that will help you transition into 2019 in style. Check out our list and start your new chapter with fresh finds.
SmartWool PhD Outdoor Mini Socks
SmartWool’s super comfy merino wool socks will keep your feet happy and warm during the cold winter mornings and chilly nights. The American-made socks have practically seamless toes, excellent moisture managing properties, and solid temperature regulation. They’re also made with nylon and elastane for superior stretch and recovery, allowing you to move naturally on a hiking expedition.
Hydro Flask Travel Coffee Mug
A stainless steel coffee mug with double-wall vacuum insulation is essential everyday carry for anyone with a nine-to-five. Hydro Flask makes one of the best portable mugs on the market, as their BPA-free coffee mug maintains the temperature of your drink for hours whether it’s hot or cold. To top things off, this coffee mug comes with a lifetime warranty.
Timex Weekender 38mm Watch
Inspired by military field watches, the Timex Weekender is a tough time-keeper built to keep you punctual. The polished silver-tone 38mm watch has full Arabic numerals and 24-hour military time. It’s also equipped with an Indiglo light-up watch dial and an army olive nylon strap. If you get into a wet situation, it’s water-resistant up to 100 feet.
Herschel Supply Co. Hank Wallet
Made with a timeless bi-fold design, this Herschel Supply Co. wallet features multiple storage slots and an internal coin pocket. You’ll find spots for three credit cards inside and a see-through mesh slot for your ID. The leather wallet has a polyurethane lining and RFID blocking components to protect your credit and debit cards from being skimmed by pesky thieves.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Camera
There’s just something more special about an actual photo as opposed to a digital one you can share with millions of strangers. Take it way back to physical photos with Fujifilm’s Instax Mini 8 Instant Camera, featuring aperture-recommendation technology and a high-key mode for brighter pictures. The compact camera also has an upgraded viewfinder for optimal clarity to please your artistic eye.
Burton Gondy Gore-Tex Leather Gloves
Keep your money-makers warm and dry with Burton’s Gondy Gore-Tex gloves. Featuring ‘Thermacore’ insulation and a waterproof membrane, your hands will stay heated to keep you on your A-game in the coldest conditions. These gloves are also touchscreen compatible so you can text and scroll while keeping your fingers toasty.
Anon Rodan Snow Sports Helmet
Keep your dome protected when you’re snowboarding or skiing with Anon’s Rodan skull shield. The ultra-lightweight skull bucket has an in-molded polycarbonate shell for superior protection when you take a dive. It has convenient ventilation for breathability and a ‘Fidlock’ snap buckle to keep it snug on your head even on the most challenging peaks. Always get the best to protect your head so you can continue to enjoy the slushy slopes.
BONX Wireless Earbuds
These noise-cancelling wireless earbuds by BONX have unlimited range wherever your cell-phone has service. It also has a group-talk feature, allowing you to chat with multiple friends simultaneously like modern mini walkie-talkies. The ergonomic earbuds are designed to attach snugly to your ears for clear audio while still letting in ambient noise so you can be aware of your surroundings.
Danner Mountain 600 Hiking Boots
The American boot brand always has rugged, handsome footwear and their 600 hiking boots are no exception. Made with premium full-grain leather uppers, open-cell PU Ortholite footbeds, and 200G Primaloft insulation, your feet will keep warm in style. These hiking boots also have Vibram midsoles for maximum support and rebound for any adventure you get yourself into this year. And, with ‘Danner Dry’ waterproof protection, you’ll keep your feet moisture-free.
Holden Winfield Jacket
Constructed from 100% nylon Taslan, Holden’s Winfield Jacket is durable for any backcountry adventure you plan this year. It has a 10K waterproof and breathability rating, making it ideal for keeping you covered on light stormy days. The rain jacket is built with a hood for surprise showers, soft wrist gaiters, and multiple pockets to help you store your everyday gear.
Flagrant Beard Templar Tomahawk
If you’re spending ample time in the great outdoors, you should always pack a reliable tomahawk. Flagrant Beard’s full metal tang Templar Tomahawk is made with tough 1095HC steel to help you chop away with ease. Made right here in the USA, this tomahawk has aggressive reverse side jimping for prying action and a tan canvas micarta handle for a comfortable grip.
Filson Photographer’s Backpack
If you need a place to store your camera and accessories to capture all your adventures for this year, Filson’s Photographer’s Backpack will protect memory-caching gear with style. This camera backpack is made from 12.5 oz oil finish tin cloth and rugged twill. It has YKK nylon zippers, a seven-slot divider, one bellows pocket, a zipper pocket, and a hidden zipper leading to a padded compartment with a laptop sleeve.
Scoured: The Best Gear On Amazon - December 2018
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