Shep’s is all about fun outdoors. You can count on discounts and sale prices for Black Friday and beyond. So here’s a little inspiration for gift giving you may not have expected from us. Happy Thanksgiving friends!
Category: Gift Giving Ideas
Spring 2019 Trends
We never know which of our awesome things are really going to hit the sweet spot. This week, Wausau sure loves these:
- Smartwool Hide n Seek Socks (for trendy ladies low booties)
- Bike Lights & Black Diamond Headlamps
- Que Silicone Bottles
- Dog Stuff (we outdoor types sure do love puppers! )
- Bike Tune-ups. Check our service menu
- Insect-Shield Clothes (mosquitos and ticks beware!)
Gifts for Mom’s & Grads
Gifts from Shep’s are always appreciated! There’s the obvious Patagonia fleece or Osprey backpack, a new Raleigh Bike or multi-functional Dress from Roxy or Toad & Co. But how about the unexpected healthy Fragrance by Skylar, or even good-for-the-earth Luumi Silicone bowls, bags and straws. Are you wrapping something up for Mom, Grandma, a graduate or even a wedding this Spring? You found the perfect place to shop.
- For Mom
- $3.50 Garden Sprinkles Seeds
- $8.00 Kavu Rope Keychain
- $8.50 Madison Soap
- $10.00 Garden in a Bag Herbs
- $10.00 Chacos Wrist Wrap bracelet
- $16.95 and up Smartwool Socks
- $19.00 Roxy Flip Flop
- $19.95 Sherpa Fair Trade bracelet
- $24.95 Que Collapsible Silicone Bottle
- $29.00 Skylar Natural Fragrance
- $29.00 Patagonia Trucker Hat
- $50.00 Kavu Rope Bag
- For the Graduate
- $8.00-$30 Luumi Silicone bags, lids and straws
- $29.00 Outdoor Research Waterproof Dry Bag
- $10-$30 Disc Golf Discs
- $20 and up Hydroflask Water Bottle
- $24 Sigma Bike Computer
- $25-$29 Brand Name Trucker Hat
- $50-$100 Osprey or Patagonia Day Pack
Be a Hero This Father’s Day: Gift Ideas Dad Will Love
We’re really good at figuring out what guys want, and it’s rarely a new tie. Here’s a few ideas for playful, outdoorsy, adventurous and on-the-go dads to inspire you. Be a hero this Father’s Day. Come home with a gift he’ll love from Wausau’s favorite Outdoor Store, where discounts in every department will make you wish you were a dad! Good stuff starts at only $10.
Is dad always up for a game of catch, running with the dog, or a round of disc golf? If he’s the type who loves to get out and have a good time, he might fit into this category.
Playful dads will love these fun gifts:
- Relaxed, comfortable clothing by Duer Jeans, Kavu, TNF, Kuhl, Patagonia, Quiksilver
- Casual kick-around sneakers from Olukai. He can just slide into these.
- Disc Golf gear, indoor-outdoor Pocket Disc or Footbag
- Spirit Accessories like fun flasks or even Pocket Cocktails for on-the-go celebrating
Outdoorsy dads want dependable, durable, helpful stuff
If dad stays out from dawn till dusk enjoying all that nature has to offer, he’s probably the outdoorsy type. Maybe he packs a bag and hikes, takes the kayak out, pedals the local bike trails. He just loves to be out and breathe in that fresh air.
Gift ideas include:
- Performance apparel from Kuhl, Kavu, Patagonia or The North Face
- Stable, supportive, water-friendly footwear from Teva or Salomon
- A Pack to hold his gear from Osprey, Patagonia, The North Face
- A handy Slingshot, flint or rescue bracelet
- Hydroflask Waterbottle
- Adjustable hiking poles
- A headlamp
- Comfy Smartwool Socks (buy 3 get 1 free!)
Adrenaline Junky dads will get a thrill with these gifts
Is faster & more dangerous the way dad lets off steam? If he lives on the edge, you see it all over his face: he craves adventure. Feed his craving with some cool toys on Father’s Day.
Gift ideas include:
- A bike. Yep, he probably wants new one. (Plus you get a Free Tune Up, Free Check-up and 20% off bike accessories to make it an awesome gift!)
- A wakeboard, waterskis, wake surf, or wake skate from Hyperlite or HO
- An HO neoprene vest or Accurate rope for behind the boat
- Sun Bum sun protection (he’s going to need it)
- Ski or Snowboard gear. Our remaining winter 2018 gear is 40-50% off retail price!
On the go dads need useful, durable travel gear
He travels. Maybe it’s for work, maybe its for play. Either way, he needs tools to keep him organized and endure the trials and tests that all travelers encounter. Durable bags, helpful tools. He’ll think of you whenever he’s on the road or trail.
Gift ideas include:
- Duffle bags and luggage from Patagonia, The North Face, Dakine
- Waterproof stuff sacks and phone cases from Outdoor Research and Croakies
Dad loved the handprint picture frames you gave him as a child (it’s probably sitting on his desk), but he’ll love quality gifts tailored to the things he loves to do. Well done you!
13 Gifts Under $30
Remember, it’s the little things that matter most during the holiday season.
Coworker treats, stocking stuffers, secret santa, a little something for your favorite barista at your coffee shop, and more. Don’t forget all the people on your list that can use a little pick-me-up this holiday season with these simple gifts that work for everyone.
Manzella Hybrid Ultra Touchtip Outdoor Gloves For Men
You can never go wrong with commuter gloves! Going outside to get the mail, start your car, take your dog on a walk, you name it, these are perfect! And the best part?! Save the hands from the bitter cold but still have all the functionality to use your phone, it’s a win-win!
Sale Price: $16.99
Gordini Fall Line Mitten For Women
Give the gift of warm hands this holiday season, she’ll love you for it!
Why this mitten? Well, you can’t beat the price. Also it’s waterproof, windproof, breathable, stick-grip fingers, wrap caps & thumb with digital grip! Need I say more?!
Sale Price: $26.99
Hats, Hats, and More Hats!!
You can NEVER have enough hats! I always said that I need one for every outfit, sometimes I want warm hats, sometimes I want dressy hats, big pom, no pom? I just always need more hats! And I know I’m not the only one, so when in doubt, grab a hat!
Sale Price: $9.99+
Terramar Ecolator Base Layers (Long Underwear)
Cold people are not happy people, so lets keep everyone happy and warm! These pieces are versatile enough to be worn as an outer or inner layer which makes these base layers the perfect top and bottom for any man, woman, or child.
Sale Price: $27.99
SE 3 Watt Headlamp
Runners, hunters, bikers, and nighttime lovers. This is the gift for them! It’s lightweight, adjustable, and it’s bright! 120 lumens to be exact. There will never be a dull moment again with this awesome stocking stuffer!
Oakley E-Frame Goggle
We all know that one person. You know, the one that can never have enough snowboard or ski gear. Watch them jump for joy when they open this gift! Not only will they be the most stylish person on the hill but they’ll think of you every time they ride!
Sale Price: $29.99
Patagonia Tech Web Belt
There’s something about these belts that everyone loves. Maybe the awesome colors it comes in? Most likely the fact that it keeps everyone from seeing your underwear AND opens your beer bottles! WHAT?! Yes! You heard me, it opens your beer! So, if you were looking for any college kid, beer lover, tailgater, or just anyone in general, your search is over because this is your answer!
Sale Price: $29.99
Hydroflask 18oz. Standard Mouth Bottle
Once you go to an insulted water bottle, you never go back! Whether you’re out enjoying the warm sunny day on a boat ride, keeping your hot cocoa warm in the middle of winter, or trying not to spill all over yourself while doing some mountain biking, this is the perfect solution.
Sale Price: $29.99
Spacecraft Beer Can Glass
So these are just super cool!
Drink more of your favorite cold (or warm) beverages out of these custom Spacecraft glasses. Each glass features two engraved logos and holds 16oz of your favorite drink. Comes in a 4 pack limited edition box!
Sale Price: $19.99
When in doubt, buy socks!
It’s time to relax with ample cushion, a soft Merino blend, a Virtually Seamless toe, and a decorative design to match any style. Your feet will stay happy all day, whether you’re playing cards, walking the lakeshore, or cozying up to the fireplace.
Sale Price: $20-$25
Outdoor Research Sensor Dry Pocket
Do you know someone who has a tendency to forget their phone in their pocket and jumps in the water with it? Maybe someone who does a lot of fishing, boating, hiking, camping, or vacationing? Help keep their gadgets safe and dry in the boat or on the trail. It protects touch-screen devices from the elements while still allowing for their use through its clear, waterproof, touch-sensitive window. The clear window wraps around to accommodate your devices’ camera lens.
Sale Price: $24
Dakine Micro Lock
We’re back to that person who can never have enough snowboard or ski gear! Are you ever on the hill and see someone carrying their gear with them everywhere they go? It’s probably because they are worried someone will take their awesome new skis or snowboard! Help them eliminate the worry and enjoy the atmosphere in peace with the Dakine Micro Lock.
Sale Price: $13
Patagonia Trucker Hat
Last but surely not least! The trucker hat we all know and love. Whether they’re out exploring or just going grocery shopping, this hat fixes any bad hair day!
Sale Price: $29
Happy Holidays from the Shep’s Crew!