10 Gift Ideas for Hiking, Camping & Outdoor Adventures

November 30, 2018

10 Gift Ideas for Hiking, Camping & Outdoor Adventures

Words by Emily 

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Outdoor adventure gifts are the best kind around. We created a list of 10 must-have recommendations for anyone that enjoys hiking, camping, backpacking, or just getting outside.

As a small brand, we are always looking to include other small or local brands when it comes to our Holiday Wishlist. We have some great finds included this year and are excited to share them with you.

Give a gift that supports small brands, large brands, and gets someone outdoors this year!



Trekking the National Parks

For all the adventurous board game geeks out there, this is the gift for you and all your friends. This spirited game let's players experience the U.S. National Parks in a fun and competitive way. 


Keen Hiking Boots

A wonderful boot for your everyday walk in the woods or a hike up your favorite mountain. Keen boots are durable and made with waterproof material with a breathable membrane that lets vapor out, without letting water in!


Tiger Lilly Blanket

We'd take any of these beautifully designed blankets from our friends Sky and Arrow. They sell quality textiles and donate one to those in need with every purchase. There's nothing better than a gift that gives back. 


Grayl Ultralight Water Purifier Bottle 

The perfect gift for the hiker and camper in your life. Made with an easy to use purifier that removes viruses, bacteria, heavy metals, sediments, and particulates! The filter processes up to 2-liters per minute, while the convenient 16-ounce size is easy to attach to your pack or slip into a water bottle pocket. 


Bear Feet Co. Merino Wool Hybrid Hiking Socks

The Bear Feet Merino Wool Hybrid Hiking socks are the perfect sock for the trail and beyond. These super-soft socks are a quality constructed blend of merino wool and polyester - with a reinforced toe and heel for comfort and support. The length is a calf cut that fits halfway up the calf to support your lower legs and ankle. Made with fine merino wool these hybrid hiking socks are breathable and anti-stink. Unisex design for both men and women's feet.


Hiker Hunger Trekking Poles

Obviously we love these poles! Our Hiker Hunger Trekking Poles were created with outdoor enthusiasts in mind. Designed to be the strongest, lightest, and most portable poles, they are perfect to take on backing routes, mid-winter expeditions, fishing or hunting trips, and far-flung adventures. Made from 100% Carbon Fiber these poles are built to last, ultra-light and comfortable to use no matter where you go.


Sea to Summit Dry Sack 

The eVAC Dry Sack has a genius design that allows air to get out but won't let water in. This provides maximum compression in your pack, while keeping items dry. These stuff sacks are worth the price tag when the weather turns bad. We find the 8L and the 13 L sizes to be most useful for our needs. 

The Backpacker's Ultimate Field Guide 

The classic comprehensive backpacking book. It offers a complete view of backpacking today, covering the latest developments in gear, first aid, outdoor leadership resources, going ultralight, and background skills. The only guide every outdoor adventurer will find useful!


Hyperlite Mountain Gear Pack

The Hyperlite Mountain Gear 2400 and 3400 Southwest are an exceptional balance between weight, durability, and weather resistance. These ultralight backpacks have a minimal design, but their frames are high effective and feel sturdier than most. We love supporting other New England brands!


VSSL Adventure Kit

This is the ULTIMATE piece of gear for your bag & adventures! VSSL Supplies packs a lot of gear into a compact, rugged kit. The Supplies Kit includes essential outdoor gear for short excursions, and with a 4-mode LED flashlight and compass you'll always find your way back to camp. 

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