Gear not only helps you survive indoors and out, but it can elevate your adventures to the next level. Wherever you find yourself, it's the stuff that gets the job done, and does so in the proper fashion. In short, gear includes all manner of item that in both form and function you (sometimes literally) can't live without.
Here, 20 must-have gear items for you and yours this year:
Each item on this list stands out as enviably cool, exactly what would make a great gift to give or receive. So go ahead and lust after them, take note of whatever grabs your fancy, and rule both indoors and out with serious style.
After you've clicked through the Gear Gift Guide gallery above, don't forget to check out our equally awesome Gadget Gift Guide.