Holiday Gift Guide: Gift Ideas for the Outdoor Enthusiast

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Holiday Gift Guide: Gift Ideas for the Outdoor EnthusiastBest Gifts for the Outdoor Enthusiast

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

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!).

Leatherman 830039 New Wave Multitool with Leather Nylon Combination Sheath

Leatherman Wave Multitool with Leather/Nylon Combination Sheath: ~ $76.99

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

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.

Devotions For Outdoor Adventures

Devotions for Outdoor Adventures: Devotional Thoughts from and for Backpackers, Climbers, Canoeists and Other Outdoor Enthusiasts: ~ $8.23

This devotional uses illustrations from backpacking, canoeing, climbing, caving and other outdoor activities to present lessons that may be applied to your life.

GoPro Camera CHDOH-002 HD HERO2 Outdoor Edition

GoPro Camera CHDOH-002 HD HERO2 Outdoor Edition: ~ $329.99

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 5PCS Updated Version Outdoor Enthusiasts's Favorite Object 67MM 2.61 Inches Aluminum D Shape Locking Carabiner Clip Hook Snap Keyring

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.

ColdPruf Women's Platinum Dual Layer Long Sleeve Crew Neck TopColdPruf Women’s Platinum Dual Layer Long Sleeve Crew Neck Top: ~ $19.90
ColdPruf Women’s Platinum Dual Layer Bottom: ~ $19.90

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, 4 oz. Pump Spray, 1 Bottle

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.

Keen Mens North Country Lite Crew Athletic Sock

Keen Men’s North Country Lite Crew Athletic Sock: ~ $16.99

Keep those tootsies warm!

Gerber 31-000699 Bear Grylls Survival Series Fire Starter

Gerber Bear Grylls Survival Series Fire Starter: ~ $12.05

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.

ALPS Mountaineering Compression Sleeping Bag Stuff Sack

ALPS Mountaineering Compression Sleeping Bag Stuff Sack: ~ $12.94

These sacks are super helpful for packing items down for camping. Choose from four different sizes in three colors.

Morakniv Companion utdoor Knife, All Colors Here

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

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.

UCO Stormproof Match Kit with Waterproof Case, 25 Stormproof Matches and 3 Strikers

UCO Stormproof Match Kit with Waterproof Case: ~ $6.73

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

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.

Ambient Weather WR-334A-U Emergency Solar Hand Crank Weather Alert Radio, Flashlight, Siren, Smart Phone Charger

Ambient Weather Emergency Solar Hand Crank Weather Alert Radio: ~ $57.99

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

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.

Under Armour Men's ColdGear® Infrared Tactical Hood

Under Armour Men’s ColdGear Infrared Tactical Hood: ~ $25.58

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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