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The perfect gear for explorers

Whether your adventures take you into the national parks of North America or exotic villages on the far side of the globe, good gear can make or break a trip. Here are 10 ideas for the adventurer on your gift list, hand-picked by 10Best's team of travel experts and voted on by 10Best readers.

  • Good To-Go Weekender Pack

    These meal packs from Good To-Go include one breakfast and two entrées, perfect for a weekend camping trip. Meals are handmade in Maine with gluten free ingredients. Choose from meals like pad thai, New England corn chowder, chicken gumbo or Korean bibimbap–just add water! To buy: goodto-go.com, $21.50
    Photo courtesy of Good To-Go

  • Fireside Outdoor Pop-Up Fire Pit

    This portable fire pit packs smaller than a camping chair but sets up in 60 seconds to create a fire large enough to keep your whole camp warm. It also cools down enough in 90 seconds to pack up and continue on your adventures. To buy: firesideoutdoor.com, $99.95 Use code USAToday for 34% off (applied automatically with above link)
    Photo courtesy of Fireside Outdoor

  • BioLite HeadLamp 330

    This no-bounce rechargeable headlight is light and sleek with moisture-wicking fabric on the band to keep you cool and dry. “The HeadLamp 330 is great for all adventures, or even an early morning run,” says 10Best Local Expert Corinne Whiting. To buy: bioliteenergy.com, $49.95
    Photo courtesy of iStock / Ilse Oberholzer

  • MyChelle Dermaceuticals Sun Shield

    The line of suncare options from MyChelle Dermaceuticals are reef-safe and mineral-based. Options include a non-tinted SPF 50 liquid sunscreen, tinted sticks, a clear spray with SPF 30 and a SPF 50 body lotion. To buy: mychelle.com, $20-$24
    Photo courtesy of MyChelle Dermaceuticals

  • Smart Travel

    This first aid kit was designed with travel in mind to include blister supplies, wound care supplies and medication to treat stomach illness, dehydration, pain and fever. A Visual Communication Tool helps you get the care you need even in far flung destinations. To buy: adventuremedicalkits.com, $49.99
    Photo courtesy of iStock / Jovanmandic

  • Joovv Go

    The Joovv Go puts the power of light therapy in the palm of your hand with this portable device. The wireless and rechargeable Joovv Go uses professional grade LED lights for quick results. “I use it on my feet after a long day of walking,” says 10Best Local Expert Jacky Runice. To buy: joovv.com, $295 Get 0% APR financing for the holiday season
    Photo courtesy of Joovv

  • NEMO Stargaze Recliner Chair

    The NEMO Stargaze Recliner Chair is the first swinging and reclining camp chair on the market, and it works on any surface with no hanging required. The chair’s aircraft-grade aluminum poles are tough and lightweight, and the fabric seat features pockets for beverages and media. To buy: nemoequipment.com, $219.95
    Photo courtesy of NEMO Equipment, Inc.

  • LARQ Bottle

    The LARQ Bottle is the world’s first self-cleaning water bottle and purification system. UV-C LED light eliminates up to 99.9999 percent of biocontaminants with the touch of a button. The bottle comes in 17 or 25-ounce sizes and five colors. To buy: livelarq.com, $95 Take 10% off all orders (20% for orders over $125) from Nov. 26-Dec. 2
    Photo courtesy of LARQ

  • Interstellar Goggle Limited Edition

    These freeride goggles from Sweet Protection feature proprietary RIG lens technology, providing better contrast in low light conditions. “You can swap between the eight available lens options without touching the field of vision, so this means no fingerprints,” explains 10Best Travel Expert Marla Cimini. To buy: sweetprotection.com, $219.95 Use code 10-OFF-SWEET-USATODAY for a discount through Cyber Monday
    Photo courtesy of Sweet Protection

  • Kokopelli Packrafts Rogue-Lite

    The Rogue-Lite is the lightest packraft from Kokopelli, weighing in at under five pounds. “It packs down into the size of a paper towel roll,” says 10Best Travel Expert Marla Cimini, making it a convenient option for backpacking, compact car camping or other backcountry paddling adventures. To buy: kokopellipackraft.com, $825
    Photo courtesy of Kokopelli Packrafts

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Marla Cimini

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Joanne DiBona

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You'll never see Joanne without a camera or two strapped around her neck as she travels around the world, together with her photographer husband Tony, to unearth new and exciting destinations to share with her readers. Her professional career includes a long tenure in communications with the San Diego Tourism Authority, where she gained expertise with both the camera and the descriptive word. When she’s not adding fresh images to her SCENIC PHOTOGRAPHY website, she's posting her current adventures on her popular TRAVEL BLOG . Joanne is a member of the esteemed Society of American Travel Writers (SATW).
 

Joanne DiBona

Joanne DiBona
You'll never see Joanne without a camera or two strapped around her neck as she travels around the world, together with her photographer husband Tony, to unearth new and exciting destinations to share with her readers. Her professional career includes a long tenure in communications with the San Diego Tourism Authority, where she gained expertise with both the camera and the descriptive word. When she’s not adding fresh images to her SCENIC PHOTOGRAPHY website, she's posting her current adventures on her popular TRAVEL BLOG . Joanne is a member of the esteemed Society of American Travel Writers (SATW).
 

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