The holiday scramble is on!don’ Feel good about what you’re purchasing by shopping one (or many) of these women-owned brands. They have all supported The Cairn Project in the past or present so you know they all care about getting girls outside and the future of women!
Clothing and Accessories
Nothing says love like gifting a warm base layer or new running outfit.
Do you have women in your life who love to run? Oiselle is for them! We personally have members on our staff who swear by Oiselle. Check out their Gifts Under $35 list for something special.
Senita is for women, by women. They’ve even got a maternity and nursing section for any of those moms and soon-to-be-moms on your list!
Kula has raced across the hiking world as the answer to the question we all had, “Do we have to carry an entire roll of toilet paper with us on every hike?” Gift any hiker one of these and she will instantly be thankful. And, you can never have enough, there’s always more backpacks to clip them to!
Consumables are a great gift for any women looking to cut down on clutter. You eat them, they’re gone!
We all have coffee lovers in our life. When you purchase the The Force of Nature blend, specifically crafted with The Cairn Project in mind, 10 percent of proceeds go back to TCP!
Gastro Gnome makes “satisfying and nourishing packable meals” for all our adventurous friends. Everyone could use a little trail snack or meal! The gift of food is never a mistake.
Don’t at us, but dill pickle flavor is our new go-to. These sprouted nuts are a delicious pick for the on-the-go women and children in your life.
This is chocolate that “loves you back.” And all our food should love us back, right? This is chocolate that is made to enhance your health and help you stay active.
Girl Meets Dirt has holiday gift sets so you don’t have to pick just one thing off their site. Spoons and a shrub sampler? We know there’s someone on your list that would adore Girl Meets Dirt.
Need a stocking stuffer? Big Picture Farm has so many fun caramel flavors you can get a different one for everyone on your list. Order a gift box to try them all!
Another wonderful category where you aren’t just giving stuff.
Treat your mom, sister, best friend, or yourself, to a weekend getaway in the woods. When you stay at the Cairn Cabin, a portion of your stay gets donated direct to The Cairn Project. Try out the zero-carbon-footprint tiny house life for a few days!
The gift of adventure is never a bad route. Help the type-2-fun women in your life check off a bucketlist climb or hike! We are partnering with AWE in the next year to grant scholarships to get more women and girls on these types of adventures.
Have women in your life that want to see the world? Go on a WOAH trip together! And turn it into an adventure fundraiser while you’re at it!
Runners’ vocabulary is full of acronyms like DNS for “Did Not Start” and DNF for “Did Not Finish,” but when Mirna Valerio stepped up to the starting line, she needed a new one: DNQ for “Did Not Quit.”
The remarkable eighty-five-day journey of the first two women to canoe the 2,000-mile route from Minneapolis to Hudson Bay.
Christine discovered long distance backpacking while surfing the internet at work. She decided that day to attempt to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail. One adventure led to another and a few years later she set out on the Wonderland Trail in Mt Rainier National Park.
This first-ever collection of both famed and untold stories from women at the heart of Yosemite climbing gathers almost 40 contributors, from Bea Vogel who forged her own pitons to Molly Higgins who participated in the ﬁrst all-female ascent of the Nose on El Capitan to Liz Robbins who established routes in Yosemite Valley during the Golden Age.
The Sun is a Compass chronicles a 4,000-mile human-powered expedition from the Pacific rainforest to the Arctic coast. For six months, Caroline and her husband, Pat, crossed some of the most remote and rugged places left on earth.
Shop any of these incredible brands and know you’re buying from hard working women who also have the future of the next generation in their hearts. If none of these sound like they would work for someone on your list, consider making a donation directly to The Cairn Project. Thank you from The Cairn Project, and from all the hard working women out there.
Roxy Dawson was born and raised on the east coast but found her true stride rolling around the west in a van. She is part community manager, part journalist, part editor and now splits her time between her van and Golden, Colorado, where she lives with her husband, adventure pup, and son. She is most alive when her community is close, the environment is thriving, and nature is truly accessed by all that wish to enjoy it.