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Outdoor gifts can help the active people on your list find thrills amid the winter chill.

Walking in a winter wonderland? Not even a chance. Running? You're getting a little warmer.

Check out these 10 gift ideas for the women in your life who would rather hit the trails than deck the halls during the most wonderful time of the year.

Aspect Solar DUO-Flex charger

For adventure travelers, hikers and outdoor explorers, a solar charger makes good sense. The Aspect Solar DUO-Flex charger is ruggedized, offering the trifecta of durability, portability and water resistance. It's dual configured with solar charging panels and USB ports so you won't ever go without power. Set it up in either a square or vertical position to suit your needs, whether it's laying the charger out on a backpack or across the dashboard of your vehicle. Then let the sun do its job. The high-capacity battery pack charges a smartphone up to six times, a tablet one time or a point-and-shoot USB camera up to 14 times. Price: $149.99

Athelta's Queen's Luscious 2 Tights

Ideal for winter training, skiing or snowboarding, these ultra-soft tights are an essential mid-weight base layer while boasting Unstinkable technology. Natural silver salts give the fabric antimicrobial protection that lasts. Wear them a few times, and then wash 'em. Available in either "brilliant magenta" or "deep turquoise," the flattering higher, wide-design waistband and forward-placed leg seams offer a slimming effect. Price: $59

Zeal Optics HD Camera Goggles

You can't ski if you can't see, so these goggles offer anti-fog infused lenses and impact-resistant frame technology. Take it another next step and document your runs on the slopes. Share highlights on Facebook or Twitter with these 1080p HD camera goggles that capture real-time video and sound. Finish a run and want to relive it? Instant playback lets you enjoy everything you just shot. The camera automatically adjusts for light levels and can be controlled by glove-ready buttons on the side of the frame. Price: $399

Garmin VIRB

The first action camera from this GPS powerhouse records true HD 1080p video (up to 3 hours), so you can relive every minute of your hiking, biking or trailblazing adventure in full, high-contrast, undistorted detail. Naturally, it's got a compact, rugged, aerodynamic design that can handle the bumps and drops that are part of outdoor adventures. Other nice touches include a sunlight-readable menu-driven color display that shows you real-time recording, preview and the all-important instant playback. Price: $299.99

Bose SIE2i sports headphones

Engineered for exercise, these headphones feature hydrophobic acoustic cloth, so they're sweat and weather resistant. They'll stay comfortably in place courtesy of StayHear ear tips when you're spinning, running or lifting, and deliver robust sound all the while to keep you pumped and performing. From an audio standpoint, Bose is one of the best, so you'll hear all the crisp highs and deep lows. The Reebok fitness armband holds your device in place. Price: $134.95

ShutterBall by Audiovox

Ahhh, the selfie. The word of the year just got a lot easier to execute. If you've snapped a shot that had your head cut off, here's a handy gadget to solve the problem. This remote shutter lets you take those epic selfies or great group shots from up to 60 feet away without contortion or distortion. Just download the free app, pair it with your smartphone via Bluetooth, press the shutter and smile. Price: $24.99

LifeProof protective case

The name says it all. The company's all-protective cases for smartphones and tablets make sure your mobile devices are protected from fumbles and falls. Their latest one, the nüüd, for iPhone 5, provides protection against water, drops, dirt and snow in a sleek, slim design. But here's the twist -- it does all that without a screen cover so you still get the true touch-screen experience. Price: $89.99

Skulpt Aim

Alert for early adopters, bodybuilders, fitness veterans, low-carb foodies and personal trainers: Aim is being hailed as the world's first device to measure muscle fitness. Smaller than an iPhone, it's simply pressed against any major muscle to instantly get the fat percentage and overall muscle quality, which is calculated by analyzing how current flows through muscle tissue. The device uses multi-frequency signals applied with four different electrode configurations to make its determinations. All pretty techy, right? The device doesn't actually deliver until May 2014, but you can pre-order now to be one of the first to own it. Price: $129 preorder

Scosche boomBottle

Need a gift for a cyclist? Scoop up one of these shock-absorbing wireless portable speakers designed to fit right inside a bicycle's water bottle cage. This tube-shaped device features Bluetooth technology and an omni-directional speaker cone (it sends music out in all directions) so you can take your tunes on the go without sacrificing sound quality. Enjoy 10 hours of continuous music playback -- enough for an afternoon bike ride there and back. Price: $139.99

Oru Kayak

If you can fold your jeans or sweaters, you can set up this watercraft. Foldable, portable (12 feet long, 26 pounds) and origami-inspired, the kayak comes in an over-the-shoulder box ready to go when you are. Perfect for those summer adventures that you're already planning, this tough-hulled boat is made of double-layered polyethylene so it's got the structural chops it needs. The carrying case can also house breakdown paddles, a life vest and other gear. Price: $1,095

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