It’s that time of year! If your friend, family, or partner is an outdoor enthusiast, then look no further: we’re sharing some great brands and gifts they’ll love. And the best part? In honor of the holidays, we’re giving away $1500 worth of gear with some of our incredible partners! Enter here.
On holiday gift guides, you often see a lot of things. Consider changing it up this year by giving an outdoor experience! Our affordable trips make for incredible memories with friends and family, as well as meaningful gifts.
This solar light is the perfect addition to any camper’s kit! It’s twist design folds flat for easy packing, and the solar panel at the top allows you to charge your phone. And of course: it provides light! It even has the option for red light, which is gentle on your eyes and great for night vision or reading after dark. Andrea Sreshta and Anna Stork invented LuminAID's solar lighting technology just after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. They were inspired to design a simple, rechargeable light that could be cost-effectively distributed after disasters.
A 0˚F sleeping bag can cost you an arm and a leg, but thankfully Teton Sports does things a little differently. They were founded on the idea that no matter the person, no matter the time, and no matter the place, anyone and everyone should be able to get outdoors and enjoy life. This bag will keep you warm, and only retails for $99. It’s perfect for car camping in the fall!
Using walking poles will reduce the accumulated stress on the feet, legs, knees, and back by sharing the load more evenly across the whole body. This is especially true when carrying a heavy pack on your back, making them the perfect gift for the backpacker in your life. CNOC Outdoors is a small backpacking gear manufacturer in Portland, Oregon, focused on making innovative, durable, and sustainable gear. Their EVA Trekking Poles are made of carbon fiber, meaning they're both lightweight and durable! With sustainability in mind from the locally-sourced carbon poles to the fully recyclable packaging, they make a great gift!
GRAYL empowers travelers and adventurers with water purification products that drive self-sufficiency and safe passage wherever they go. In eight seconds, their Geopress Purifier makes 24 ounces of safe, clean drinking water anywhere on earth. Tap into the world’s water sources and safely drink from spigots, hotel sinks, murky rivers, wells, or lakes. It removes global waterborne pathogens (virus, bacteria, protozoan cysts) and filters pesticides, chemicals, heavy metals, and microplastics. This is the perfect gift for the avid traveler who likes to get off the beaten path.
His first time hammock camping, Kammok founder Greg’s sleep was interrupted by the sound of a tear and a fall to the ground. This inspired him to craft a hammock where backcountry durability meets silky-soft comfort. From camping hammocks to tents, and weatherproof shelters to versatile trail quilts, Kammok gear has lighter fabrics and best-in-class construction. The Double Nest Hammock is the perfect product to tuck in your pack or car.
Cold feet when camping is never fun, and makes it hard to sleep! That’s where Goosefeet Gear comes in. They focus on creating ultralight down-filled gear for keeping you warm in the wilderness with custom-made down socks, pants, pillows, and balaclavas. Every item is hand-made in the USA, so you can feel good about the fact that your hard-earned money is helping keep a small local business going.
Born in the backcountry of the Wasatch Mountains, Klymit designs and tests all of it's gear in the illustrious deserts and mountains of Utah to ensure everything is durable, high-quality, and most importantly, comfortable. The v-shape design of the Static V sleeping pad delivers support and comfort no matter how you sleep – on your side, stomach or back - while the deep welds allow your sleeping bag to properly loft for additional warmth.
For the woman in your life that loves to hike, consider hiking pants from Alpine Parrot. Founded in 2019, Alpine Parrot is a plus-sized outdoor apparel company committed to creating clothing that encourages and celebrates underrepresented people in the outdoors, namely people of size and people of color. Alpine Parrot's first product, the Ponderosa Pants, are technical hiking pants designed specifically for women's sizes 14-24 to start.
If there’s a climber in your life, a training board is a great way to allow them to practice their craft from home! There is no question that hangboarding is one of the best ways to increase grip strength and upper body power, and Metolius Climbing is a tried and tested climbing brand you can trust.
We all have that friend that’s always hungry when hiking. Put some Trail Butter in their stocking! What is Trail Butter you may ask? Call it a blended trail mix or a spreadable bar, one thing is certain…Trail Butter's calorie-dense, high fat, high protein, real-food energy nut butter blends fuel for the long haul.
The Award Winning GSI Outdoors Pinnacle Dualist Cookset integrates everything you need for making hot meals and warm drinks when backpacking. This set is engineered for high performance cooking; it’s hyper-efficient, easily packed, and cleans up quickly. And since it’s a two-person set, it’s also a gift for yourself!
If you have a friend or partner who loves to be barefoot outside, the Mono Sandal is perfect for them. LUNA’s footwear philosophy is based on simplicity. When their founder Ted was down in the Copper Canyons of Mexico to run a 50 mile ultra-marathon with the legendary Tarahumara natives, he became friends with Manuel Luna. Manuel made Ted his first pair of traditional tire 'huarache' sandals, and in 2007 Ted went back to the Copper Canyon Ultra and ran the race in a pair of huarache sandals that he himself had made - his first pair of LUNAs. Whether you're hiking, traveling, lounging, camping, spelunking, or anything else-ing, these are the perfect go-to footwear.
Wild Barn Coffee is a cheeky superfood coffee made in Boulder, CO. This fun and sustainable brand’s coffee is sugar free, dairy free, and organic - not to mention made with cocoa nibs and goji berries. Gift the coffee lover in your life this cold brew they can take anywhere!
This gift is the perfect upgrade for the hiker in your life! These comfort insoles from Superfeet stabilize your feet on uneven ground and enhance comfort, even on the roughest terrain. They’re made to replace the sockliner in athletic and outdoor footwear, making it a simple and thoughtful gift for someone passionable about hiking and trail running.
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