The 2016 Redside Holiday Giving Guide

Banner Photo by Kat Cannell

Having trouble shopping for that favorite guide on your list? Want to support the Idaho guiding community with your holiday gifts? Check out our list of present ideas for, by and to support Idaho guides!

A Photo is Worth 1,000 Words
For the guides on your list that live in a house instead of a van or car, photography from their favorite corners of Idaho is the perfect way to celebrate the season. Check out these Idaho guide photographers or have your own photo printed!

Kat Cannell Photography

Jackson Frishman Photography

Big Cedar Media

Maragaret Harings Photography

Photo by Margaret Harings

Boater Amulets

An Idaho guide favorite, these sterling silver amulets designed by J.C. Caccia are sure to be good luck on the water or in the mountains.

Functional Artwork
Greg McFadden’s iconic watercolor trucker hat is the perfect stocking stuffer or “please wear your sunscreen” reminder gift. Sets of gift cards also make the perfect addition to any present.

Under the name Desert River Art, Heather Solee’s raven artwork, greeting cards and trucker hats are also a great gift for the river-lover in your life.

Bring the River Kitchen To You

RiverStoneKnobs by Jessica Cortright bring your favorite cobble bar straight into your home.

Handwarmers for Cold Idaho Nights
Did your slick gloved hand slip off your beer or soda coozie AGAIN? Enter the Mountain Moozie, Kelli O’Keefe’s mitten/coozie fushion. Moozies range from $20-30 and you can custom order your colors and design by e-mailing:

Handmade Fishing Nets
Lewiston, Idaho based river guide Wyatt Myers is also a wood maker who hand designs and crafts fishing nets. Reach him at to talk custom orders…

Mike Beamish also makes fishing nets out of antlers and can be commissioned by contacting

Photo by Hells Canyon Antler Nets

Photo by Hells Canyon Antler Nets

Adventure Inspiration
Guides are the ultimate adventure planners. Check out former Idaho guide Matt Leidecker’s series of Idaho guide books for classics like “The Middle Fork of the Salmon: A Comprehensive Guide” to his freshly printed guide to the new Boulder White Clouds Wilderness.

The shoulder seasons are time to… care for your shoulders! Many guides work the off season as massage therapists. Call up your favorite for a gift card for the upcoming months.

Support the Companies that Support Redside

Every guide can use another pair of Chacos on backup or a cozy set of boots. And an NRS giftcard? Guaranteed to be used up before you can say, “I need some more another nine foot strap…”

Photo by Chaco Footwear

Photo by Chaco Footwear

An Experience is Worth 10,000 Words

Give the gift of that Idaho steelheading trip, yoga retreat, trail ride, bear hunting adventure, multi day whitewater excursion or backcountry ski lodge stay you’ve always dreamed of. Our Idaho guides are sure to take care of you and make it an experience to remember!

Photo by Cameron McCubbins

Photo by Cameron McCubbins

Give to Redside
A gift to Redside helps support the Idaho guiding community and is easy through our online giving portal. Shopping Amazon this holiday season? Log in through Amazon Smile to send a portion of every purchase to Redside!

 Know an Idaho guide who makes the perfect holiday gifts? Let us know in the comments!