Gifts for the adventurous mum this Mother's day
We don't think that Mum's should be celebrated on just on one day of the year, but we know that you'd like to do something special If you're mum, girlfriend or wife has a love for the outdoors, we can assure you that she won't be disappointed with anything on this wish list.
FOR THE NEW MUM
If you're special person has just become a mum for the first time, how about these gifts to make sure that she feels comfortable getting into the outdoors with your little explorer.
1. Ergobaby Performance Baby Carrier - $239.00
As a mum to a newborn baby they might not be climbing mountains, but at least with a baby carrier you can go on microadventures even if it's a stroll down the beach or a gentle hike in a national park. Newborn and young infant adventures will really depend on how mum is feeling in those first few months, but this carrier is perfect when you want to leave the house hands free.
The Ergobaby Infant Insert’s clever design allows you to safely carry your newborn in the Ergobaby Carrier and also provides the facility to tailor different levels of support as your little one grows. From day one, and all the way through to toddlerhood, you and your child can embark on every adventure together.
2. Take new Mummy on a Picnic - FREE (well apart from food)
Don't let her lift a finger. Make all her favourite food, pack it up and head to your local park, beach or National Park. Get the blanket out, and just enjoy being outdoors. If it make life easier, make a picnic in the garden.
For the avid camper, they shouldn't go to far without a leatherman. This Leatherman Skeletool has a stainless steel straight blade, pliers, bit driver, removable pocket clip and carabiner/bottle opener. You can even personalise it with an engraving.
However if you're looking for something that has some more tools and will help mum start a fire, then check out the Signal at £224.00
For those mum's who love to hike, or do multi-day hikes and want to pack light, let them be without their coffee no more!
At the end of a long day of hiking, the last thing anyone wants to do is spend an hour preparing supper. If you’re looking for an ultra-quick cooking option, then a top-of-the-line option is Jetboil’s Carbon Flash Cooking System.
Keep Mum's head warm this winter with with this awesome Patagonia hat!
When mum puts on this retro beanie, she may just may want to break out the heavy bass line and get down to some serious funk. It’s made from a soft, comfortable blend of recycled polyester and spandex that stays dry on powder days, insulates even when wet, and feels smooth and itch-free on the skin.
GIFTS $25 - $50
For when mum just wants to grab her gear and get outdoors, polar has this very easy on the eyes stuffable dufflebag! It's made from a strong ripstop fabric with an attached stuff sack, and it's super lightweight!
Is mum trying to be more environmentally friendly? We're obsessed with these beeswax food covers. Perfect for storing all types of fruit, veggies, snacks or lunches. Great for covering salad bowls, fermented food or covering food when you take picnics on your adventures.
All Honeybee Wraps are made with 100% organic cotton infused with a special blend of local organic beeswax, certified organic coconut oil, jojoba oil and natural tree gum products which have antibacterial properties. They're waste-free, plastic-free, reusable, non-toxic, sustainable storage.
Treat mum to a film night out! But not just any film, this is a adventure film festival dedicated to women. We've partnered with the Telluride Mountain Film Festival to showcase some of the most bad ass adventurous women out there! Join us on Tuesday the 16th at the Randwick Ritz for this one off event!
Does Mum like adventuring near the water, or hike come rain or shine? Sea to Summit dry sacks are perfect to squash into areas that bigger bags don't fit. They are light enough to take on your backpacking adventure or kayaking where you need to keep your contents dry. These sacks are not only lightweight but are durable, compact and affordable.
FREE THINGS TO DO WITH MUM
Some of the best gifts you can give are free, just spending time with your wonderful mum will make her day. The best thing about most activities outdoors, is that it's FREE!
1. Go for a Hike in one of the National Parks
2. Put your snorkel's on and take to the ocean and explore the sea's creatures together
3. Find a secret waterfall or wild swimming hole, and spend some quality time in nature
4. If you're into a particular sport, such as climbing, surfing, mountain biking etc take mum with you if it's something she's never done before. Teaching mum a new skill or giving her a new experience, will make it a day to remember.
Have the best day! Don't forget to tag us in your mother's day adventure using our hashtag #shewentwild