Stocking Stuffers for Skiers & Snowboarders

by Dan Giesin | December 21, 2021

Last Minute Stocking Stuffer Ideas

’Tis the night before Christmas and the stockings are hung by the chimney with care, but you’re still at a loss at what to put in there.

Fear not, dear reader, we’ve got you covered. Here’s some stocking-stuffing suggestions that are sure to please any skier or snowboarder on your holiday list.

Darn Tough Socks – From $28.95

Perfect for Nordic, Alpine and backcountry snow days, these knee-high socks are made of moisture-wicking Merino wool that is warm and breathable. Darn Tough Socks, which go for $25-$35, also have a seamless fit and padded shin cushioning.

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HeatBank 9s – From $45.00


These dual-sided hand warmers from Zippo are rechargeable and have six adjustable heat settings (up to 120 degrees) to keep your mitts warm for up to 9 hours. HeatBank 9s (around $60) also have a USB port that can charge two devices.

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High West Double Rye

Blended from two different rye whiskeys in High West’s distillery in northeastern Utah, the Double Rye ($20 or so for 375 ml bottle) is spicier than an average rye, with hints of cinnamon, licorice, mint and eucalyptus.

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LifeProof phone case – From $44.99


This waterproof and shockproof case for iPhones is nearly indestructible, is incredibly light and has a slim profile (around $90).

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Pray for POW Winter Stout -Brewing Co

this winter stout is a multi-medal winning brew that has dark chocolate, coffee, citrus and berry notes. Even better, a portion of every purchase of the Pray for POW goes to Protect Our Winters, an advocacy group helping to mitigate the effects of climate change.

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Sno Seal – $14.99

Atsko’s line of waterproofing products are made from beeswax and will protect leather gloves against drying and deterioration. Sno Seal ($8 for an 8-ounce jar) won’t weaken or break down stitches or seams.

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Crab Claws – $12.00

These no-slip stomp pads keep a snowboarder’s foot in one place while unstrapped. Crab Claws come in various shapes and sizes for less than $20.

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mountainFLOW eco-waxes – $13.95


Formerly known as Snow Shed Wax, mountainFLOW manufactures a line of environmentally friendly ski products including an anti-stick topsheet spray, skin wax and base wax that help eliminate snow buildup on skis, skins and bindings. The products are made entirely from plants and are biodegradable.

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Swix compact edger – $22.91

This pocket-sized, ergometric sharpening tool ($30) has a diamond stone for polishing your ski and snowboard edges and a polishing stone for deburring.

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