Editors’ Take: GearJunkie Talks Holiday Gift Guides

Each week, GearJunkie editors dive into the most provocative headlines of the week. This week, hear our take on gift guides.

This week, we’re not talking news, but gift guides. It’s the season of giving, and that requires shopping. No matter what holiday you celebrate, we’ve got gift ideas galore on everything from essential gear to dream gifts.

But are gift guides really that helpful? Hear our editors talk through the phenomenon of gift guides and how to navigate the influx of holiday guides that hit the internet this time of year.

Which ones are helpful? Which ones can help you pick the perfect gift? And which ones are our favorites? Find out all this and more in our weekly roundup.

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Mary Murphy

Mary is based out of GearJunkie's Denver, CO office. She has a degree in English and Journalism, and been writing professionally for over four years. Her outdoor interests span from running to sport climbing, from landscape photography to pack-paddleboarding. If she's not writing, you can most likely find her at the top of a fourteener, or in a local bakery.