2022 Holiday Gift Guide
Let’s be real – gift giving can be tricky and often stressful at this time of the year. Our goal is to help alleviate that stress and share some options for the different paddlers in your life with this Grey Duck Gift Guide!
* Item on sale until December 16th
Shipping Update: For all items, please order by Friday, December 16th for best possible Christmas delivery (we will get it sent out ASAP but cannot guarantee based on the delivery service). Local pick up in Roseville, Minnesota available until December 16th (reach out for additional information if needed).
Gifts for the Beginner Paddler
- The Coast is a perfect paddle board for any beginner paddler.
- For the kid in your life, try out the Bold Youth Inflatable board*... and it's 30% off!
- Two key accessories to have when starting is a leash and spare fin screws.
- Not sure what to get? Try a gift card along with a shirt, hat, or other Grey Duck Gear item!
Gifts for the Paddling Expert
- Our Shallow Water Fin is the perfect accessory for someone who already has a paddle board and is looking to expand
- Spare fin screws are a great stocking stuffer for a paddler. These are easily lost or forgotten and it's ideal to have some extras in your paddle bag.
- Update their stock paddle with an adjustable carbon paddle* (currently 30% off!).
- Always a great gift is a mug, shirt, hat or these other options in our Grey Duck Gear collection.
Gifts for the Cabin Tripper
- If you are looking to upgrade a cabin board, the Coast Hybrid is a beautiful board that is build with both stability and glide in mind.
- The Vision17 is a dream gift with customized colors available to match your cabin-lover's favorite aesthetic.
- The Equipoise* is a perfect platform for so many different activities: Yoga, fitness, swim platform, picnics, tandem paddling, etc.
- One simply cannot have enough mugs in life and this mug will quickly turn into the favorite at the cabin. Also, this ceramic pint glass will be equally loved in your cabin year-round.
- Stay cozy in one of our new sweatshirts: Zip hoodie, regular hoodie, or crew neck.
Gifts for the Traveler
- All of our inflatable boards* are ready for travel, but the All Day Inflatable and Journey Inflatable are the best for touring or everyday paddles (and currently 30% off).
- Performance Tanks are easy to pack and comfortable
- Always be warm with a Grey Duck Zip Hoodie or hide your travel hair with a Grey Duck hat.
- It's never a bad idea to carry extra fin screws while traveling... Order 3 spare fin screws for a stocking stuffer.
Gifts for All-Things-Outdoors Lover
- Support your local outdoor shop! Buy new gear or accessories from your local outdoor retailer. Here is a list of dealers that we work with who sell Grey Duck boards. Looking to gift a paddle board? Get a gift card from your local shop! Looking to get outside this winter? Call and ask what’s available for winter gear!
- Our paddle logo mug is hand thrown and made in Saint Paul, Minnesota
- The Vision17 Canoe is on the top of our wish list this year! If you hadn't heard, we are now building high end composite canoes in our Roseville, Minnesota shop. If you would like to check out our work, you can look at them in person at Midwest Mountaineering or attend a factory tour (our next one is during our open house on December 4th).
Gifts for the Yogi or Fitness Enthusiast
- Both the Aurora* and Equipoise* inflatable paddle boards are the perfect platforms for yoga or fitness. The Equipoise is a rectangular shaped board that is still able to be paddled. The Aurora is a wide, stable paddle board with a full deck pad to give you a long, usable space to exercise on. (Inflatable boards are 30% off right now!)
- Designed and sewn in Minnesota, the Grey Duck Performance Wear line-up offers items ready for your sweat session or outdoor adventure. We are currently offering women's gear and will be adding men’s to the line up soon.
Gifts for the Givers
Give back to the organizations who are working tirelessly year-round to make this world a better place.
- Friends of the Boundary Waters
- Save the Boundary Waters Gear
- Great list of organizations focusing on making the outdoors industry more diverse: Bearfoottheaory.com /diversity-outdoors-organizations/
- Donate to support the Mississippi Park Connection
- Donate or become a member of the Friends of the Mississippi River:
- Give the gift of camp (or donate the gift of camp)! One Heartland has a variety of programs aimed at the underserved populations in Minnesota.