Do you have an outdoor enthusiast on your holiday shopping list this year? If so, we’ve got you covered. Here are several gift ideas to get you started. Make sure to check out our complete list of Gift Guides to help with everyone on your list!
LifeStraw Personal Water Filter: ~ $19.95
This water filter removes minimum 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria and 99.9% of waterborne protozoan parasites, allowing you to drink directly from puddles or streams (really!).
The Wave is Leatherman’s best seller, and for good reason: it’s a full-sized 17-tool multitool with 100% stainless steel construction. It’s also backed by a 25-year limited warranty.
Outdoor Life: ~ $9.97
Why not give the gift that keeps on giving throughout the year – a magazine subscription? Outdoor Life contains up-to-the-minute information on fishing, hunting, boating and conservation.
This devotional uses illustrations from backpacking, canoeing, climbing, caving and other outdoor activities to present lessons that may be applied to your life.
If you’ve got a little (OK, a lot) of room in your budget, consider getting the outdoor enthusiast in your life this highly rated outdoor camera. It’s waterproof to 197 feet, wearable and gear mountable.
Shells 5-Piece Carabiner Clip Hooks: ~ $8.99
You can always find a use for a carabiner – they’re perfect for hanging keys, kettles and anything else that needs to be attached securely. Please note that these are not intended for climbing or safety equipment.
The last thing you want to be when you’re outside is cold – keep that outdoorswoman warm with this highly rated base layer (styles are available for men, too).
Repel 100 Insect Repellent: ~ $7.97
My husband is an avid outdoorsman and this is the only insect repellent he will use. This has the most concentrated DEET formula available – 98.11%. It repels mosquitoes, ticks, chiggers and biting flies for up to 10 hours.
Keep those tootsies warm!
This kit includes a compact fire starter with rod and striker as well as an emergency whistle. There’s a waterproof storage compartment to keep tinder dry.
These sacks are super helpful for packing items down for camping. Choose from four different sizes in three colors.
Morakniv Companion Outdoor Knife: ~ $14.15
This knife has a whopping 4.8-star rating from 1200+ customer reviews! It is a fixed blade outdoor knife with a 4.1-inch carbon steel blade.
180° South: ~ $10.88
This documentary follows Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia. Lots of cool shots and intrigue.
The last thing an outdoor enthusiast wants is wet matches, right? Well, these matches burn despite wind or rain. They come in a durable, waterproof container that floats.
Campsuds in Nalgene: ~ $2.98
Wash up with a biodegradable, multi-purpose cleanser that works in cold water or salt water. It’s strong enough for dishes and clothes, yet gentle enough for body and hair.
This weather alert radio isn’t just a radio – it also has a flashlight, smart phone charger, dry cell batteries and an emergency siren with strobe light. It can be charged from a USB device, AC or wall power, DC or car charger, AAA batteries, hand crank, or solar panel…so you can use it pretty much anytime, anywhere.
BioLite Wood Burning Campstove: ~ $129.95
OK, this campstove is pretty cool. It can power most USB-chargeable devices (including smartphones) just by burning a fire, plus it can boil water (or cook something, whatever) while doing so. It’s lightweight and small and contains an internal starter battery to help the fire get going.
This hood uses a soft, thermo-conductive inner coating to absorb and retain your own body heat and offer full facial protection in extreme cold. (Perfect for when my husband goes ice fishing…have you ever heard of that?)
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