The Outdoor Enthusiast

The Outdoor Enthusiast

Gift-giving is one of the most rewarding feelings. Gifts are a way of showing the people you love most how much you appreciate them in your life. In our materialistic world, it is not difficult to find something to buy. With Amazon taking over the world, you can order and have something delivered in a matter of days. 

Unfortunately, services like this are taking business away from our local economy. Typically, the holiday season is the busiest time of year for our local businesses. Sadly, now, amidst a global pandemic and the incline of big-box online shopping, people are happy shopping from the comforts of home, putting money into big corporations. These corporations are thriving more than ever before, while our small businesses are pushed to the way-side.

This holiday season, we are trying to shift the buying mindset. Buying local can now be just as easy. Gift certificates are going to be the gift of choice for the 2020 season. With this way of gifting, your loved ones can use their gift certificates in-store when they feel safe, and we can keep our local businesses up and running! 

To make shopping local just a little bit easier, we are putting together a gift giving guide to get you started and this week we are shopping for: The Outdoor Enthusiast!

The Lower Mainland & Fraser Valley

Chilliwack River Rafting

Layer up and head out on this white water adventure offered year-round! For the adventurers who can’t be bothered by a little cold water! You can also buy gift certificates to use in the warmer months. 
Also selling Support Local BC gift certificates in this area:  
  • Cycle BC rentals
  • Mt. Waddington's Outdoors
  • Abbie’s Sports

The Sunshine Coast

Off the Edge Adventure Sports

For the bike fanatics in your life who can’t seem to get off the beaten track! With exceptional customer service, find expert advice when it comes to choosing your bike gear, equipment and tune-ups. Shop Downhill, Enduro, All Mountain, Electric, Trail, and/or Cross-Country Recreational. 

 OTE Bikes

OTE Tune-Ups

Buy Gift Certificates


Also selling Support Local BC gift certificates in this area: 
  • Alpha Adventures 
  • Strait Up Climbing
  • Sea Dog Diver's Den 

 Vancouver Island

Robinson's Outdoor Store

Robinson's has a proud 80-year history Victoria! With time comes experience, and this is absolutely true for this outdoor clothing and gear store! The staff are packed full of knowledge to get you correctly packed for any West Coast adventure! 

Also selling Support Local BC gift certificates in this area: 
  • Esquimalt eco tours
  • Hello Nature Adventure Tours 
  • Paddle West Kayaking 
  • Surf Sister
  • Adventure Clothing

Northern BC

Gwaii Adventure Campers

Gift a trip to Haida Gwaii to tour around the island in one of Gwaii Adventure Campers’ vintage Volkswagen Westfalias!


Also selling Support Local BC gift certificates in this area: 
  • Kaslo Adventure Centre
  • Fast Trax Mountainsports
  • My Mountain Co-op, Shames Mountain
  • Stellar Descents Whitewater Rafting


Salmon Arm + Shuswap Region

Skookum Cycle & Ski

The ski season is just around the corner and we couldn’t be more ready to get back on the slopes this year! Skookum understands quality and is full of knowledge when it comes to skis and bikes. They offer gear for all skill levels. They also offer expert alpine & nordic ski and boot fitting, as well as bike fitting.

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Buy Gift Certificates 


Also selling Support Local BC gift certificates in this area: 
  • Gym of Rock
  • Duffers Den
  • DreamCycle Motorcycle Museum 
  • Sea Dog Rentals


The Kootenays

Summit Mountain Guides

Summit Mountain Guides is expert in all things outdoors. Located in Nelson, BC, Summit offers courses and guided trips for hiking, rock climbing, mountaineering, ice climbing, and ski touring across Western Canada and Europe. 

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Buy Gift Certificates


Also selling Support Local BC gift certificates in this area: 

  • Balfour Golf Course
  • Salmo Outdoor Store
  • Seasons Outdoors
  • Gerick Cycle & Ski
  • Triple J Ranch Trail Rides

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