Gifts For Outdoorsy People: Cool Gifts For Outdoors Lovers

Unique gifts for outdoors-loving men, women and couples. These adventure-ready gifts for outdoorsy people are great for all occasions!


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Do you have someone in your life that loves spending time outdoors or is in a place in their life where they’re seeking more outdoor adventures? If so, you have come to the right place, this post is packed with outdoor gifts for men, women, and couples.

From camping gear to outdoor games, we’ve got you covered.

So, whether your loved one is an avid camper, hiker, trail runner, or just enjoys spending time in nature, we have the perfect adventure gifts for them.

If you’re looking for running-specific gifts, also check out our dedicated gifts for runners guide for more gifting ideas!

Rumpl Original Puffy Blanket Pyro Fade Best Gifts For Outdoor Lovers

Rumpl Original Puffy Blanket ($125)

Why it’s a great gift: These gorgeous puffy blankets are lightweight, made from 100% recycled polyester and ready for any adventure.

You don’t have to be an outdoor enthusiast to appreciate being warm when socializing outdoors, or even on the sofa at home for that matter.

➡ Read our Rumpl blanket review for more information about Rumpl blankets, including close-up photos of their key features.

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LARQ Bottle (from $40)

Why it’s a great gift: Who really knows if that water you’re getting out the tap is truly ‘clean’? LARQ’s revolutionary UV purification tech allows you to truly purify your bottled water, before drinking. A great gift for anyone who needs to drink more (clean) water, especially if they travel or are on the road a lot.

➡ Learn more about LARQ bottles in our reviews, including the LARQ Swig Top bottle, LARQ Filter Bottle and their bestselling self-cleaning LARQ UV purification bottle and pitcher.

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Lectric XP 3.0 Electric Bike ($999)

Why it’s a great gift: There’s a reason Lectric’s XP 3.0 e-bike is one of the most popular electric bikes in the country – with its good looks, fat tires, quality components and added features such as the ability to fold down for transport or storage, you’re getting a lot of bike for less than $1000!

➡ For more photos and details of the Lectric XP 3.0’s specs and insights on what it’s like to own and ride one, read our Lectric XP 3.0 review.

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Voited Slumber Jacket ($215)

Why it’s a great gift: The Voited Slumber Jacket is an adventure-ready, wearable blanket – a coat and a sleeping bag in one, with a zippered foot area that retracts to convert the sleeping bag to a coat!

It’s perfect for anyone who loves camping, music festivals, jumping in after snowboarding, surfing, or any other activities where breathability, warmth and coziness is essential!

The Slumber Jacket is made using a compression-resistant, vegan insulation, and a 100% recycled ripstop outer shell, providing water repellency, breathability and protection from the elements.

NOCS binoculars

Nocs Binoculars ($95)

Why it’s a great gift: Nocs Binoculars are waterproof, rugged, have high-quality optics, and come with a lifetime warranty – while still coming in at a great budget-friendly price point. They’re great to take camping, hiking, or backpacking, and stargazing.

Binoculars are also a great gift for children and younger campers who are interested in nature and activities such as bird watching.

➡ Learn more about these binoculars and see more images in our Nocs binoculars review.

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Ibex Wool Aire Merino Hoodie ($285)

Why it’s a great gift: Ibex’s ethically-focused ethos and high-end Merino outdoor gear not only looks and fits great but is highly technical and performs for everything from everyday wear to multi-day adventures in the mountains.

➡ Learn more in our full IBEX Wool Aire Hoodie Review.

Rocky Talkie Mountain Radio Gifts For Backpackers

Rocky Talkie Mountain Radio (x2) ($220)

Why it’s a great gift: With 4 days of battery life (even in very cold conditions), a rugged exterior and licence-free use, these super durable Rocky Talkie handheld radios are built for taking on adventures, whether that’s skiing, climbing, remote trail running or really anything else you can think of, making them a great gift for an outdoorsman or woman.

➡ Learn more in our full Rocky Talkie Mountain Radio review.

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BioLite CampStove 2+ ($150)

Why it’s a great gift: This wood stove not only provides a heat source and means to cook camping meals / making hot drinks, but it also generates electricity, allowing you to power a light, or charge phones and other small gadgets.

This is one of those outdoor gifts for those who love innovative gadgets and also enjoy a classic wood-burning camp stove as opposed to gas alternatives.

➡ Are you looking for a gift for a dog mom or dog dad? Or an adventure-loving dog? Read best gifts for adventurous dogs (and their owners), next!

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Caldera + Lab’s The Good ($77)

Why it’s a great gift: If a guy in your life spends a lot of time outside in the elements, like I do, then check out Caldera + Lab – a premium vegan men’s organic skincare company with a difference.

I never realized I needed these products until I tried their flagship product ‘The Good’ for 30 days, and I’m still using their full 3 stage regimen daily, 3 years on.

➡ To learn more about Caldera Lab products, my in-depth Caldera Lab review which shares my experience following an initial 30-day testing period.

BioLite AlpenGlow Lantern

Biolite Alpenglow Lantern (From $40)

Why it’s a great gift: These USB-chargeable lanterns deliver both ambient and task-based lighting, offering warm, natural light and a variety of colors and features, such as a relaxing candle flicker mode that you activate by simply shaking the lantern.

One of these would make a great gift for kids as well as someone who loves to travel!

➡ Read my in-depth BioLite Lantern review to learn why this lantern won an Editor’s Choice Award and to discover other great camping lanterns see our Camping Lantern Buyer’s Guide.

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The Lost Art Of Reading Nature’s Signs ($13+)

Why it’s a great gift: This book by navigation expert Tristan Gooley is a great gift for someone who’d enjoy learning to tap into nature and notice the hidden clues all around them.

This book helps us rediscover what our ancestors long understood about navigation pre-GPS, including the directional clues hidden in the sun, moon, stars, clouds, weather patterns, lengthening shadows, changing tides, plant growth, and the habits of wildlife.

Pale Blue Batteries Gifts For Outdoorsy People

Pale Blue USB Rechargeable Batteries ($29.99)

Why it’s a great gift: Pale Blue batteries are the ideal solution to powering all your adventure gear… and anything else that needs batteries at home, from your headlamp to your TV remote.

Gone are the days of throwing away alkaline batteries, or carting around a bulky battery charging unit for old-school rechargeable batteries. Pale Blue batteries charge quickly using USB-C, have an indicator so you don’t have to guess their state of charge, and perform in a wide range of scenarios.

➡ Learn more in our Pale Blue batteries review.

Able Carry Max Backpack

The Max Backpack ($278)

Why it’s a great gift: The Max Backpack from Able Carry is the Ultimate everyday pack for work, play, and travel, built with 30L of smart, efficient storage, engineered carry comfort, and secure features. It’s my go-to backpack right now for travel and storage for my camera equipment, laptop etc.

Nebula Capsule projector outdoor gift ideas

Nebula Capsule Portable Projector ($290)

Why it’s a great gift: The Capsule portable projector allows you to hold movie night in the backyard, at the campsite, or even on the beach. And because it’s the size of a soda can, you can easily slip it into your backpack when traveling.

This portable projector is capable of projecting a picture of gigantic proportions—100″ to be exact, and when you think about a 100″ tv, that’s huge!

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BOTE Inflatable Cornhole / Bag Toss Game ($299)

Why it’s a great gift: Outdoorsy women and men are going to love competing at a classic game of cornhole or bag toss while camping or simply enjoying time in the backyard.

This inflatable bag toss game from BOTE is awesome because it can be stored away in a bag when not in use.

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Klean Kanteen Camp Mug ($30)

Why it’s a great gift: These 12oz Camp Mugs are made from 90% recycled steel and have been designed and built to such a high standard, making them a top choice when it comes to drinking hot drinks in the great outdoors.

You’ll likely want one of these camp mugs for yourself when you see it in real life!

Klean Kanteen is one of our favorite sustainable outdoor brands and is also part of the B Corp movement to meet high standards of social and environmental transparency.

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Ecoflow River 2 Pro ($599)

Why it’s a great gift: A portable power station is a useful gift for a gadget-lover or camper – plus it’s useful for emergency preparedness, too.

Portable power and solar generation experts Ecoflow offer a range of versatile portable power stations that can run or charge your USB or AC (mains) gear while out camping, on road trips, or at home during a power cut.

They’re available in a range of sizes, check out for more photos of them in use, as well as the rest of the range (smaller and larger options) – and read our Ecoflow review to see why we rate them so highly.

➡ Read our ‘Best Portable Power Stations‘ Buyer’s Guide to find the right portable power solution for your needs.

IceMule Classic Cooler best camping gift ideas for men and women

IceMule Sling Cooler Bag ($85)

Why it’s a great gift: the IceMule Classic is a unique gift for outdoor lovers that’s not just for camping. This sling-style backpack cooler can keep contents cold for up to 24 hours and packs down small for stowing in a duffel when not in use.

It’s great for taking on boats, to the beach, and for watersports such as kayaking and paddle boarding because it’s waterproof and it floats!

➡ For more images of it in use and for more information, click here to read our IceMule cooler review.

Garmin Inreach Mini 2 Best Satellite Communicators Messengers Trail and Kale

Garmin inReach Mini 2 ($400)

Why it’s a great gift: This personal satellite communicator is one of the best outdoor gifts for backcountry adventurers who need a safety net on their wild trail runs, backpacking adventures or camping trips.

This device will help them plan routes, track their location, and stay in touch with you even when there’s no phone signal in their location.

Read our in-depth Garmin inReach Mini 2 review to learn more about these satellite messengers and emergency SOS location devices.

REI gift card Best gifts for people who love camping hiking

REI gift card

Why it’s a great gift: It’s a great gift for people who are difficult to buy for, or as a last-minute gift if you’ve run out of time to find something great online or in a store.

You can choose to send a digital E-Gift Card directly to the recipient within hours. You can also choose how much to load the card up with, the minimum is $10.

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On Cloud 5 Shoes ($140)

Why it’s a great gift: These are one of the most comfortable shoes for daily lifestyle wear! Regular visitors to our site will likely have read one of our On Running shoe reviewswe have the largest collection of comprehensive On Running shoe reviews on the web, after all!

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A Silicone Wedding Band ($20+)

Why it’s a great gift: Silicone wedding rings make excellent gifts for outdoorsy couples if given by you to your partner, or the other way around of course!

We are big fans of these excellent silicone wedding rings that are designed specifically with outdoorsy people in mind, so they can wear their ring(s) 24/7 while reducing the risk of hurting their hands.

These are ideal for men and women who enjoy sports such as sailing, scuba diving, and climbing, or work with materials such as metal, welding, and woodworking and love their DIY projects.

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Randolph Aviators ($250)

Why it’s a great gift: Randolph is the gold standard for high-quality sunglasses for outdoorsy women and men who want vision clarity in the outdoors, and of course to look great too.

They’re USA-made, premium-quality sunglasses designed for active people. If you want to really spoil someone this Christmas (or for a birthday or other special occasion), look no further than a pair of Randolphs.

We’re currently really into their gold-framed aviator style, but really the entire range is badass, everything from classic aviators to oval or round styles, metallic or matte black frames look awesome.

➡ For more about Randolph sunglasses, read our reviews of their aviators and Fusion range.

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Chirp Back Roller Wheels ($45+)

Why it’s a great gift: One of these Chirp Wheels is exactly what your lucky gift recipient needs if you think they’d benefit from doing some relaxing back stretches after all those intensive outdoor adventures and activities!

This back roller wheel is an innovative, yet super simple back roller wheel, which even featured on Shark Tank in 2020, and is infinitely better than using a foam roller to attempt something similar.

➡ To learn more about Chirp Wheels, and why we love them so much, read our Chirp Wheel review next.

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Ooni Karu 12 Pizza Oven ($299)

Why it’s a great gift: There’s something delightful about stonebaking your own pizza and this will certainly be a well-received gift!

These Ooni dual-fuel (wood and gas) outdoor pizza oven make incredibly tasty restaurant-style pizzas, as you can see in our Ooni pizza oven review. I’m absolutely in love with my Ooni outdoor pizza oven and use it all the time.

The best part is, they only take a couple of minutes to cook, due to the oven’s high operating temperature, so you can spend less time cooking a delicious dinner, and more time eating the pizza and chatting with friends and family.

I really hope you enjoyed reading this shopping list of gifts for outdoor lovers. I love sharing these seasonal gift ideas together for our readers because they serve as a yearly diary of all our favorite gear of the year.

This gear has been tested by us and outperformed any other products in their class. These outdoor gifts for men and outdoorsy women are sure to impress – if not, we’ll eat our hats!

As the founder of Trail & Kale, and seasoned marathoner & ultrarunner, Alastair loves bringing our readers independent running shoe reviews and gear insights to help you run your best. Learn more about Trail & Kale here.


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