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Posted by on Apr 6, 2010 in Clothing, Fuel, FYI, Gear, Links, Socks

Top 15 Mother\’s Day Gifts for Active Moms

Mother\’s Day is just around the corner and flowers may be the old standby, but why not get the mothers in your life something they can really use this season. Here are a handful of the newest women\’s offerings from the Backbone Media client roster. Media samples are available for all of the products below as well as high res images. The contact for each brand is also listed alongside.
\"\"Cloudveil Women\’s Canopy Shirt
Made from PACE bamboo fabric, this soft and lightweight sun shirt has natural anti-microbial fibers and a wicking finish for high-octane workouts but soft enough to hang out in all day. It also has a UPF rating of 30+.

\"\"Cloudveil Doublet Shell Jacket
This hybrid rainshell has stretch panels under the arms and covering the back for enhanced mobility while still being waterproof and breathable.
\"\"The Lilypond Switchgrass Carryall Backpack
This bag is perfect for moms running to the farmer’s market, picking up kids from school or just for a day in the park with the family. This bag can be used either as a backpack or a tote and has one exterior and one interior zippered pocket and plenty of pouches for organization. With two great colors, this bag is great for moms on the go.

\"\"1% for the Planet: The Music
Forty-one artists have donated tracks to be in included in this compilation, of which all proceeds go to 1% for the Planet member non-profits. Artists are incredibly varied and include Jack Johnson, G Love, Grace Potter, and Josh Ritter, among others. The digital album can be purchased online or via eco download card in retailers across the country.

\"\"Insulated WIDE bottle-This new double-walled Kanteen keeps hot beverages hot for up to 6 hours and cold ones cold for up to 24. Can be used as a food container well. Available in 3 sizes.
Also check out the Klean Kanteen New Spring Colors
Special accu-cushioning provides a delightful massage for your feet and air channel cushioning increases airflow and breathability.

\"\"Spring Bulls Eye
A little sock whimsy for everyday life
WOW Technology™, Supportive arch brace.

\"\"Roundabout Scarf
Super soft, lightweight jersey knit
Wide width and extra long length perfect for travel
SmartWool Casuwool
colors: natural, ash heather, spring green, deep purple, carbon.
\"\"Arc’teryx Caliber Hoody Vest
MMade from Polartec® Classic Micro Velour Cord fleece, the Caliber Hoody Vest features a relaxed fit, casual styling and articulated athletic patterning for a versatile garment that’s lightweight, warm and breathable.
\"\"SOLE Sport Flips
The Sport Flips are accepted by the American Podiatric Medical Association and feature a wear moldable footbed, a metatarsal support pad, adjustable arch support, a deep heel cup and a hidden toe ridge.
\"\"Teva Tirra
The Tirra was designed specifically for a woman’s foot in order to provide unmatched comfort and performance in the water. With its unmistakably feminine strap configuration and multiple adjustment options for a secure fit, the Tirra can tackle any obstacle with ladylike grace – just like you. $70.00

\"\"Lake CX170 Cycling Shoe
All leather, all BOA, all race….
Closure: Heel mounted push/pull BOA lacing system
Upper: action leather
Outsole: Competition fiberglass-injected nylon sole.
Compatibility/Drilling: Three hole compatible with optional SPD® compatibility.
\"\"Hydrapak Chute pack
A light minimalist pack with our smallest reservoir for 1 – 2 hour excursions.
Storage: Small zippered pocket on front flap w/key clip. Main compartment holds reservoir.
Other Features: Slider Buckle Chest Strap Ready
Fixed Reservoir Tube Connector
Top or Bottom Tube Routing option
\"\" is a brand new one-stop shop for busy mom\’s looking to shop for stylish clothes for their kids from all of the top brands in the outdoor, surf, skateboard and active lifestyle markets. Axl\’s Closet combines youth collections from high-quality and stylish brands like DC, Patagonia, Volcom and Roxy with unique, hard to find youth pieces from the art, music and fashion communities. Through its 1% for Kids program, Axl’s Closet will also feature one unique children’s organization every month and use the site to raise funds and awareness to support that organization’s mission. For more information, go to


  1. Oh God my mom is even sexier than me and she will just look even sexier with those hoodies so I’m definitely not getting her those! (Plus it’s too expensive for me lol) so I’ll just probably get her a pair of socks.

  2. Wow, a new dad & already thinking about Mother’s Day! Lucky Danielle! ;) Bookmarking this page for my husband…

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