If there’s one thing we learn as the years go by it’s this: maybe we don’t need all this stuff. Sure, some of it’s nice, and having the latest and greatest kitchen appliance or zero-gravity camp chair can make some experiences better. However, we think it’s high time to start giving the gift of experience, instead of the gift of stuff. Here are five unique gift ideas that focus on getting out and doing an activity together.

A Day on the Slopes

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Whether you’re a seasoned skier on a total newbie, spending a day on the mountain is fun for everyone. Take time to enjoy lunch and a cup of hot cocoa. You can even save a little money by purchasing a package deal for lift tickets and lessons, offered by most resorts.

SUP Rental Gift Card


If you haven’t heard of SUP, it’s the newest way to spend a day on the river. Challenge your friends and family members to a balance-off after you’ve mastered the basic paddleboard techniques yourself. Get your zen on with some downward dog, or, if the water’s deep enough, maybe even a round of chicken. Kodi also rents a giant 10 person SUP (aptly named The Beast) to fit all your friends and family!

Weekend in a Fire Lookout

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Does this not look like the most perfect getaway? Most fire lookouts are booked months in advance, so booking one in advance for your friends or family that aren’t the best planners may be the best gift they’ve ever received.

Ziplining Trip with Top of the Rockies

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Zipping through the trees, with the rockies surrounding you, is adrenaline-inducing fun for the whole family. It’s also a great way to bond with your loved ones as you step off the platform into the open air below you.

Kodi Rafting Gift Card

Rafting is fun for the whole family, or your group of closest friends. It builds teamwork, trust, and camaraderie. With six different rivers to choose from, there’s a trip for every ability and comfort level.

Check out our list of offerings for the 2018 season and give the gift of the river with a Kodi gift card this Christmas!