Cotopaxi Holiday Gift Guide

‘Tis the season of giving, and what better time to start prepping your holiday gift list than right now! If you’re looking for the quintessential gifts for the sustainable-minded, adventurous go-getter in your life, Cotopaxi will be a one-stop shop this holiday season.

Shop on for the brightest and boldest styles of the season to fit any budget.

The Main Event – Under $300

Fuego Hooded Down Jacket – $275

This insulated down jacket is one of Cotopaxi’s classic staples, and for good reason. Unwrapping this gift will be a smashing success for any loved one, whether they’re a hardcore hiker or fashionable around-towner.

With retro striping and 800-fill down, the Fuego features a DWR-finished ripstop nylon shell to ensure versatility in all seasons. Whether you’ll be soaking in the summertime views atop one of Colorado’s glorious 14ers, or hunkering down in the cold on a blustery winter day, this lightweight jacket features tons of personalized aspects, like the fitted scuba hood and adjustable drawcord waist, for maximum warmth.

For the sustainably-conscious gifters out there, take comfort in knowing that the Fuego is also ethically sourced and Responsible Down Standard (RDS) certified.

Gift it to: Your hip, cool cousin who loves to make a statement on the trails with that bright pop of color

Best for: A chilly autumn hike, cozying up around the campfire, or standing out from the crowd at apres ski festivities

Pair it with: A snuggly fleece, like the Otero Fleece Full-Zip, to winterize your layering system for your next cold-weather adventure.

Subo Pant – $90

Forget what you have in your closet because the Subo Pant will be your new go-to adventure apparel. Lightweight and movement-friendly, the Subo’s recycled UPF 50+ fabric helps to wick the sweat away on-the-go, while providing protection against Mother Nature’s elements.

The pants also brilliantly feature woven patch pockets, an adjustable drawcord, and ankle bungee cords that will give any wearer a flattering look while still maintaining mobility.

Gift it to: Your crusher climber friend who’s ready to send their next big project outside

Best for: Craggin’ and sendin’, hiking up steep trails, and activewear that looks and feels good

Pair it with: A warm base layer, like the Liso Baselayer Bottom, for snowy ascents and long days at the crag

One-Gift Wonder – Under $60

Coso 2L Hip Pack – Cada Día – $55

Hip packs are all the rage, and Cotopaxi’s sporty Coso 2L Hip Pack is a great daypack alternative for quick wilderness jaunts or grabbing drinks after a day on the trails.

The hands-free hip pack provides ultimate convenience, including a large main compartment for easy access to all the essentials, a fleece-lined interior phone pocket, side compression straps, and a front flap pocket for safe-keeping of your wallet, keys, and other small items that typically get lost in the depths of a backpack.

Made from 100% recycled materials, the Coso fits a surprising amount of goodies (think Mary Poppins bag) without the extra bulk.

Gift it to: The casual hiker who’d love to swap out their backpack for a fashion-forward hip pack on their next hiking adventure

Best for: Short day hikes in the snow, peace of mind while traveling the streets of Europe, or window-shopping around town

Swap it with: A larger daypack, like the Batac 16L Backpack, for longer days on the trail

Stocking Stuffers – Under $40

Do Good 5-Panel Hat – $35

Every hiking kit needs to be accessorized, and the Do Good 5-Panel Hat combines style with utility. When the mountains are calling, take this hat and go.

Made from 100% recycled polyester, this 5-panel hat features a sleek design and adjustable webbing buckle closure. Plus, the hat design excludes a top button, making it compatible and comfortable with a helmet for your next climbing adventure.

Gift it to: Your budget-friendly secret santa who loves getting outdoors

Best for: Extra sun protection underneath your climbing helmet, or looking cool on the trails

Swap it with: A cozy winter hat, like the Alto Beanie, for your next winter wonderland hike

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