Forget about candy canes and sweaters, give the overlanders in your life what they really want. . .tools for more adventure! Check out our staff picks below and peruse our exhibitor pages for Overland Expo EAST and WEST for more great ideas.
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Fenix TK 120R Flashlight - $130
A Fenix TK15 has been my standard briefcase flashight for several years, but I always wished it were rechargeable. The new TK20R grants that wish with a micro-USB port—and bumps up the maximum output to a full 1,000 lumens. It will run for almost two hours at that level, or up to 160 at the lowest of its four constant settings—a reading/walking 10 lumens—making this a true do-it-all flashlight. - Jonathan Hanson, Director and Curator of Overland Tech and Travel
As the title describes, it’s a cookbook suitable for those on the road with limited utensils as well as those with a full stocked kitchen at home. Meal ideas range from deliciously carnivorous meats from Argentina to fresh fish from the coast of Senegal. Littered with pictures and stories from their experiences around the world, this cookbook is sure to make you salivate not only for the recipes inside but for adventure in distant lands. - Alison DeLapp, Assistant Director
Ducati Desert Sled Scrambler - From $11,395.00
I’m a sucker for vintage, but this is even better: the best of modern technology on a bike that has the heart of Steve McQueen desert riding . . . it’s just damn sexy, too. Please, Santa? - Roseann Hanson, Director
Mosko Moto Fatty Tool Roll - $69.99
Taking out the tool roll to patch a tube or rewire a kickstand switch is par for the course of off-road motorcycle riding. Designed to secure everything from the the tiniest hex key to the bulkiest of wrenches, Mosko thought of everything in this artfully engineered tool roll. What could be better than finding this waterproof, welded-seam kit in your adventure stocking on Christmas morning? - Eva Rupert, Logistics Associate
ESEE Knives: ESEE-4 - From $143.50
This 4” workhorse general purpose fixed-blade camp knife is available in 1095 Carbon Steel or 440C Stainless Steel with multiple finishes. The ESEE-4 might be the perfect knife– lightweight, durable, and an efficient cutter. This is a great everyday carry option that will get you through any of your knife needs in the field. ESEE Knives are available in multiple sizes, but I like the 4” option the best. - Anthony Sicola, Sales Manager