Best gifts for adventurers stuck at home: climbing mug

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When it comes to giving gifts to people who prefer experiences to things, it’s no secret that this isn’t the best year to give them what they really want. With the ski slopes expected to be closed and the climbing rooms closed for some time, what should adventurers be doing these days? Consider helping intrepid friends and family members this season with unique gifts that bridge adventure and home comfort.

This climbing mug is the perfect example of that balance. While searching for a nice gift for my climbing partner, I realized that climbing experiences, both indoor and outdoor, are rarely possible in the foreseeable future. But when I stumbled upon this adorable little mug, I knew it was the perfect compromise. Turns out he already had it on his Amazon wishlist!

The climber mug is handcrafted with a sturdy climbing grip for a handle. It is strong and as high quality as it gets when held, and it is suitable for beginner and expert climbers. Do you know someone who wanted to get into rock climbing before lockdowns started? This is an opportunity for them to familiarize themselves with the holds and to train casually before the gyms reopen.

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Kendall Cornish is an e-commerce writer at Travel + Leisure. She has never lived more than three years, but currently resides in Brooklyn. You can follow her on Instagram at @ kendall.cornish – her DMs are open to all things beauty, baking, home decor, and travel.