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12 Colorado-Centric Gifts for the Holiday Season

Find the perfect trinket—with a local connection—for selfie-snapping teens, triathlete dads, and everyone in between. 

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We’d rather spend our time at a concert or sipping barrel-aged coffee than battling the December shopping crowds. Yet the slog is worth it when the thoughtful, locally produced gift you find puts a holiday-card-worthy grin on your best friend’s face. And fortunately, you have us to speed you through the present-finding labyrinth.


1) For Those Who Go Against The Grain

Grainstack wallet handcrafted from bloodwood, $30

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2) For Timely Gentlemen

John Atencio’s Pantheon watch collection celebrating the 40th anniversary of the store, starting at $1,195

3) For Savvy Sippers

Corvus Coffee’s cold-brewed concentrate aged in Laws Whiskey House barrels, $15

4) For Rock ’N’ Rollers

Coffee-table book Red Rocks: The Concert Years by Colorado Music Hall of Fame director G. Brown, $30


—Courtesy of Zac Albrecht Heiks

5) For The Artsy Outdoorsman

Prints of Britta Albrecht’s Colorado landscapes, such as her watercolor-and-ink “Siyahumba,” $50

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—Courtesy of Recoup Fitness

6) For The CrossFit Crowd

Recoup Fitness Stingr Cold Massage Roller Ball, $40


—Courtesy of Meier Skis

7) For Tuned-in Skiers

Big Head Todd and the Monsters special-edition Meier Skis, $795


—Courtesy of Kero

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8) For Sophisticated Dears

Anita Gronstedt’s Slängväskan evening bag made of naturally tanned reindeer leather, $300


—Courtesy of Crayola

9) For Budding Clyfford Stills

Kid Robot’s seven-inch-tall Munny figure, complete with Crayola markers, $20


—Courtesy of Alpine Modern

10) For The Daydreamer

Alpine Modern’s adventure-themed sticker pack, $10

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—Courtesy of Liberti

11) For The Stylish Advocate

Liberti’s Coordinates Cuff inscribed with the coordinates of a refugee camp, $95


—Courtesy of Alpine Labs

12) For High-tech Shutterbugs

Alpine Labs Pulse wireless remote, which allows you to control your camera from your smartphone, $99

 

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