55 Best Gifts For Outdoorsy Men (Outdoorsmen Gift Ideas)

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Gift list for men who love the outdoors

Do you have a man in your life who can’t get enough of the great outdoors? Well, you have come to the right place because this list of truly helpful gifts for outdoorsy men has been thoughtfully crafted to suit every type of outdoorsman.

We are avid hikers and spend a lot of time outdoors so this list features either items we use ourselves or ideas taken from our own personal wishlist. We can guarantee the outdoorsman of yours will be impressed.

In order to make it easier for you to find exactly what you need, this outdoor gifts for men list is broken down by price. You can shop for outdoorsmen gifts by:

  • Fun bargains under $50
  • Outdoorsy gift items ranging from $50 – $100
  • Luxurious wilderness options above $100
  • Stocking stuffers for men who love the outdoors

Feel free to jump to specific sections of this gift list to to help stay within your budget or cover any basic needs your outdoorsy boyfriend or guy may need.

Now, let’s get tucked into our list of best holiday gifts for the everyday outdoorsman!

Our Outdoors Experience

Hiker in Arizona along the wave trail
Mark posing for a photo and hiking the Wave in Arizona

Since 2018, we have been traveling long term conquering epic hikes such as the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, the W-Trek in Patagonia and Tour du Mont Blanc in Europe.

When Mark officially immigrated to the US in 2019, we spent the next several years driving around the country checking out the best road trips in the United States.

We have hiked thousands of miles and camped in numerous locations around the world so it’s safe to say we have learned a thing or two about outdoor gear.

Our main goal in this best gifts for outdoorsy men guide is to help you pick out the perfect present for your adventurer featuring items we depend on for every trip.

Where Should You Buy Outdoor Gifts For Men?

Before we get straight into this outdoorsman gift list, we want to briefly discuss the best places to find outdoor gear.

We have an REI Membership which gives us 10% off most items and we always recommend REI when purchasing new wilderness, hiking or any outdoor gear.

A lifetime membership at REI includes a $30 one time fee and you will probably make that money back on your first purchase!

However, you can also find amazing deals during the holidays on official websites or Amazon Storefronts so it’s always worth shopping around for the best price.

We have included links to everything you need to make this a wonderful shopping experience! Now, let’s find that special gift idea for that outdoorsman in your life.

Each item in this guide is listed by original price, but keep in mind products go on sale (especially around the holidays) so the prices can change depending on deals.

Best Outdoor Gifts For Men Under $50

First on this list featuring best gift ideas for outdoorsy men, we chose simple but thoughtful options to help make his time in the wilderness more comfortable.

Gifts don’t always have to be expensive to mean the most. Spending time together in nature sharing his new outdoor gift might just be exactly what he needs.

Shopping for an outdoorsy woman too? Don’t miss our popular guide featuring unique outdoor gifts for her to complete your holiday shopping list.


Vintage Stanley Flask with Cap attached perfect for any outdoorsman

1. Stanley Classic Flask

Whiskey around the campfire anyone?! We love this 8oz lightweight flask because it fits perfectly in a pocket making it extremely portable. Mark lost the cap on his old flask and we love how this classic style showcases a never-lose cap. Stanley also offers a lifetime warranty on all their products so this a great gift option for any outdoorsman tough on his stuff.

>> Buy: Amazon | Stanley


Blue CoolNet UV buff perfect for any outdoor adventure

2. CoolNet UV Buff

Buffs are one of the most versatile pieces of gear we own. We love buffs because they can be worn in many different ways and help to keep your outdoorsy man protected from the elements, especially the sun. CoolNetUV+ buffs are made from 95% recycled polyester and since they are available in numerous colors, you can give him exactly what he wants. Popular color choices for the rugged outdoorsman are black, orange or camouflage.

>> Buy: Amazon  |  REI  |  Backcountry


A brown Carhartt beanie for rugged outdoorsman

3. Carhartt Knit Cuffed Beanie

Carhartt hats have become both a fashion and functional item. These popular hats come in many different colors and will keep your outdoorsy man’s head warm for his next adventure. Or better yet, steal it for yourself and up your insta game. This is one gift for the outdoorsman you both can use!

>> Buy: Amazon


The Dyrt is a popular camping app in the US and it makes for a great outdoorsman present

4. The Dyrt PRO

The Dyrt PRO is a unique outdoorsy man gift because this popular camping app will help him find both free and paid campsites anywhere in the US. We have an exclusive 30 day free trial of The Dyrt PRO you can gift your man so he can try to snag a reservation at sold out campgrounds including US National Parks with a new feature called Dyrt Alerts.

>> Try The Dyrt PRO for free here.


A pair of darn tough socks for an outdoor man gift idea

5. Darn Tough Hiking Socks

If there is only one product you seriously consider on this list featuring gifts for outdoorsy men, please let it be these Darn Tough Socks. We have hiked hundreds of miles with our Darn Toughs and still have yet to get a blister. These socks are always our top recommendation for outdoor lovers. Be sure to check out the manly patterns for him!

>> Buy: Amazon | REI | Darn Tough


The LifeStraw water filter is a cheap present for an outdoorsy man

6. LifeStraw Water Filter

The LifeStraw is our go to water purification system for any outdoor adventure. Packing our LifeStraw gives us peace of mind when in the backcountry if our water reserves run out and we need more water. The best part about LifeStraw is that its extremely lightweight and takes up very little space in a backpack so it makes a perfect gift for an outdoorsy man.

>> Buy: Amazon  |  REI

Hiking Tip: If tackling a long day hike like the Enchantments in Washington, be sure to use a water reservoir in addition to the LifeStraw. We love these Osprey hydration reservoirs for longer hikes.


A pair of binoculars for wildlife spotting for any outdoorsman

7. Aurosports Binoculars

If your man likes to spend his time in the wilderness, these binoculars will be the perfect addition to his outdoor arsenal. Aurosport binoculars will provide 25x magnification along with a 25mm objective lens and a wide field of view. Adjustable eye cups even provide space for those who wear glasses.

>> Buy Aurosports Binoculars here.


Spade Ace Card Zippo Lighter the best outdoorsy man gift

8. Zippo Lighter

Give your man the gift of fire with a classic Zippo lighter. This must-have camping essential is refillable and made for lifetime use. Zippo has built a strong reputation over the years with the windproof model because this lighter can stay lit even in the harshest of weather conditions. Choose between various colors and styles to find the perfect gift for your outdoorsman.

>> Buy: Amazon | REI


Green gear aid tape for helping repair products in the wilderness

9. Gear Aid Repair Tape

What happens when his outdoor gear rips while exploring? Or what happens if his backpack tears during a multi-day trip? This Gear Aid Repair Tape is exactly what your man will need! We always carry some of this repair tape in our backpack because it serves as a simple fix for many problems that may arise outdoors. It’s the perfect gift for the men who love being outdoors.

>> Buy: Amazon | REI


An Arcade Belt is a popular outdoorsman gift

10. Arcade Belt

Arcade belts are made with the avid outdoorsman in mind. These belts aim to provide both support and comfort for his everyday adventures. We love these functional lightweight belts because they are available in a variety of patterns and colors. Perfect for a man always on the go!

>> Buy: Amazon | REI | Backcountry


Bronze Moscow mule mugs for entertaining

11. Moscow Mule Mugs

Does your man love cocktails? Inspire him to try something new this holiday season! A Moscow Mule is a blended drink made with vodka, ginger beer and lime juice often served in beautiful cold copper mugs. We like these mugs from Advanced Mixology because they are handcrafted by multi-generational artisans. This is a cool gift for the sophisticated outdoorsman he won’t expect!

>> Buy Moscow Mule Mugs here.


Dark blue Yeti beverage bucket for spending time in the wilderness

12. YETI Rambler Beverage Bucket

If you are looking for a unique option for the man who has everything, this YETI bucket might just be the ticket. It can hold a 6 pack of cold ones or 3 bottles of wine. This is a great option for day drinking by the pool, floating down the river or heading to a picnic. We also love the stackable feature if you need to save some space.

>> Buy: Amazon | REI


Beige and black wallaroo sun hat is gear for protecting any outdoorsman from the elements

13. Wallaroo Sun Hat

Our Wallaroo hats have traveled with us all around the world and we have come to depend on them for sun protection. This past year, Mark’s Wallaroo hat saved him from serious sunburn after we extensively traveled through the temples in Cambodia. If your man has any upcoming trips planned, we highly recommend adding one of these hats to his packing list. Use our discount code ‘MORGANS20’ to take 20% off regularly priced products!

>> Buy a Wallaroo Hat here.


A light up frisbee makes a great present for men who love the outdoors

14. Nite Ize Light Up Flying Disc

This light up frisbee is a cool gift idea for men who love the outdoors because he can still have fun even when the sun goes down. Designed by a professional Ultimate plater, this disc is patented with fiber-optic array and lights up in 4 different colors. Just check out the highly rated buyer comments for yourself!

>> Buy: Amazon | REI


Classic edition of the National Parks Passport

15. National Park Passport

The National Parks Passport is the perfect present for any outdoorsman who extensively explores the parks. With this passport, he can collect stamps and stickers from every park or recreation site he visits. Available in a three different editions, you will be able to find exactly what he needs.

>> Buy the National Park Passport here.

Want to know more about this passport? Read our detailed guide featuring important things to know about the National Parks Passport.


Puffin Adventurer koozie to help keep drinks cold

16. Puffin Adventurer Drinkwear

These adorable koozie jackets are a fun way to keep beverages cold. We love these adorable Puffins because they come as parkas, flannels, vests, jackets and even life vests. This is a unique outdoor gift idea for men who love to drink in his down time.

>> Buy: Amazon | REI


Camp kitchen sea to summit sink for camping outdoors

17. Sea To Summit Camp Kitchen

We think the best outdoor gifts for him include ways to help him stay clean at camp. This collapsible sink is made for hauling water, meal prep, dishwashing and personal hygiene. Made from 70D waterproof nylon, this camp sink can withstand temperatures up to 140°F.

>> Buy: Amazon | REI


Smokey the bear prevent wildfires t-shirt in green

18. Landmark Project T-Shirts

Landmark Project T-Shirts are one of the best Christmas gifts for the outdoorsman because this brand supports fire prevention with their Smokey Bear collection. There is also an extensive US National Park collection. We own a few of these shirts and love the soft eco-friendly fabric made from cotton and recycled polyester.

>> Buy: Landmark Project | REI

Planning to visit the US national parks? Check out the best USA national parks to add to your bucket list.


A green pair of Merino Wool underwear

19. Merino Wool Underwear

If you are struggling to find the right outdoorsy man gift, consider a pair of merino wool underwear. Not only will this underwear help to regulate your mans temperature, but it’s quick drying and odor resistant. After trying underwear made from merino wool, Mark will never go back. So if you want to gift him something he will never buy himself, look no further than a pair of these comfy undies!

>> Buy: Amazon | REI | Woolx


Cream colored pout over coffee set by Stanley

20. Stanley Perfect Brew

For the man who can’t go a morning without enjoying his coffee, the Stanley Perfect Brew is just what he needs. This easy to use fine pour coffee set will help to extract aromatic oils so he can enjoy the subtle flavors of his favorite coffee. This is the perfect solution to a good cup of joe outdoors.

>> Buy: Amazon | REI | Stanley


The perfect gift set for guys who love the outdoors

21. The Outdoorsman Gift Box

We have already covered numerous items and we have many outdoorsy gifts to go! So if you are feeling overwhelmed or want to purchase everything in one go, this Outdoorsman gift box set is the perfect solution. This kit includes a compass, survival bracket, multifunction tool, soap, firs starter rope and so much more.

>> Buy the Outdoorsman Gift Box here.


Best Gifts For Outdoorsy Men $50 – $100

The next section in this list showcasing gifts for outdoorsy guys includes various outdoor clothing options as well as unique items to make his adventures even more memorable.

We believe quality outdoor clothing is essential. Nothing ruins a good time quicker than the wrong type of gear. Layering properly is also the key to safely protecting himself from the elements.

Personally, we recommend merino wool for base layers followed by an insulated jacket to keep warm. Don’t miss our best things to bring on a hike post for more important layering information.

New to hiking? You might like these our popular hiking tip for beginners.


A pair of black Midland two way communication radios

22. Midland Two-Way Radios

Communication radios are the best gifts for outdoorsy men because they will not only keep him safe, but help him have fun in the process. These two way radios feature 50 Gmrs channels with a 36 mile range. Privacy codes are available on certain channels and the Noaa weather scan will sound alarms in the case of severe weather.

>> Buy: Amazon | REI


A black diamond climbing helmet to give as a present for an outdoorsy man

23. Black Diamond Half Dome Helmet

If you man loves rocking climbing, a new helmet may be the perfect Christmas gift. This simple yet effective design by Black Diamond is an extremely popular option. Made from ABS outer shell material and EPS impact foam for shock absorption, this helmet meets climbing safety standards so you can worry just a little bit less.

>> Buy: Amazon | Black Diamond | REI


BA pair of black and yellow REI insulated gloves for cold weather

24. REI Guide Insulated Gloves

What is better than the gift of warmth? These insulated guide gloves from REI will keep your man warm in chilly winter conditions. The soft-shell fabric promotes mobility and the double-stitched leather provide durability. As a unisex option, these gloves could be a great gift option for any outdoor adventurer.

>> Buy: REI


A set of Mount Rainier Huckberry Wiskey glasses

25. Huckberry Whiskey Glasses

Does your man like whiskey? Does he have a favorite national park or mountain? Then give him a whiskey tumbler featuring his favorite skyline right at his fingertips. We purchased the Mount Rainier whiskey glasses after living in Washington state. These unique glasses made by Huckberry are the perfect option for the man who has everything.

>> Buy Huckberry Whiskey Glasses here.

Heading to Mt Rainier? Don’t miss the best hikes at Mount Rainier national park.


Light brown Smartwool Merino Wool base layer

26. Smartwool Merino Wool Base Layer

Base layers are arguably the most important part of the outdoor layering system. Merino wool is the perfect material for your man’s base layer because it is breathable and moisture wicking. This is a thoughtful gift that will help to keep your man warm during his outdoor adventures. We like Smartwool because it is quality at an affordable price.

>> Buy: Amazon | REI | Backcountry


America the beautiful national park pass card

27. National Park Pass

Does the outdoorsy man in your life love the US National Parks? Then give him the gift of free park entry for an entire year. At only $80, this pass is a bargain if you consider entry into each park is around $30. After visiting just three parks, an America the beautiful pass will have already paid for itself.

>> Buy: USGS Store | REI

Want to know more about the national park pass? Read our detailed guide featuring an America the Beautiful Pass to see where you can receive free entry.


Dark blue and black Patagonia Fjord Flannel Shirt a great outdoorsmen gift

28. Patagonia Fjord Flannel Shirt

This flannel shirt by Patagonia is made from 100% organically grown cotton. It is incredibly comfortable and will become your mans go to shirt for everyday wear. The classic button-up style can be either dressed up or down depending on the occasion. Shop all colors and styles to find the perfect one for him this Christmas season.

>> Buy: Patagonia | REI | Backcountry


Charcoal Ponto shorts by Vuori

29. Vuori Ponto Shorts

Vuori’s Ponto shorts are Mark’s favorite clothing item and he wears them everywhere. In our opinion, Vuori has designed a short perfect for almost any occasion. These comfortable shorts are made with moisture wicking polyester and the stretch fabric ensures an active fit. The Ponto shorts are available in several colors and features a front zip pocket. Mark currently has a pair of these babies in every color.

>> Buy: REI | Vuori


Night Vision Trail Camera by Vikeri for an outdoor man gift

30. Vikeri Night Vision Trail Camera

What’s better than being able to see in the dark?! The Vikeri night vision trail camera offers high resolution video to deliver quality images. It’s waterproof and durable so it certainly stands up to the harsh elements. Check out the specs and the 15,000 positive reviews for yourself. For those men who love the outdoors, this camera will be a great surprise.

>> Buy Vikeri Night Vision Trail Camera here.


A propane Coleman lantern makes a great outdoorsman gift

31. Coleman Lantern

Give the gift of light! These powerful Coleman camping lanterns emit lumens of ultra-bright light. Depending on the needs of your outdoorsy man, Coleman makes both battery powered and propane options, a perfect idea for a holiday gift. Each lantern easily lights with a match and the brightness can be controlled with a knob. Or you can give him a battery powered option here.

>> Buy: Amazon | REI


A pair of red Kahtoola MICROspikes for cold weather adventures

32. Kahtoola MICROspikes

Microspikes are the best outdoorsman gift idea because they attach to a trail running shoe or hiking boot so he can easily explore the outdoors. These microspikes are a lifesaver when it comes to hiking on ice and snow because they provide traction on slippery surfaces. We often throw microspikes in our backpack if we are unsure of weather conditions just to play it safe. If your outdoorsy man is looking for a new adventure, this might just be it.

>> Buy: Amazon | REI | Backcountry


Best Gifts For The Outdoorsmen Over $100

Outdoorsy gear can be expensive, but it often pays to splash out on top quality products. While the items below might be a bit more on the pricey side, you can be certain of their durability.

Over the years, we have learned to never skimp on outdoor gear because you get what you pay for. Cheaper gear may work for a short term fix, but eventually you need to find a longer term solution.

The following gift items for the outdoor man have been tried and tested by us personally over hundreds of miles of hiking trails as well as several years of traveling the world.

We have also thrown in a few luxurious outdoor gifts we have added to our wish list this year!

Interested in hiking gear? You might like to browse our hiking gift guide.


Red Swiss army knife with many features is a great gift for m en who love the outdoors

33. Swiss Army Knife

Swiss army knives are practical everyday carry tools. Since 1884, Victorinox have created a reputation for reliability and durability. This particular Swiss knife model has an impressive 33 functions including a large blade, small blade, can opener, screwdriver, bottle opener, scissors and wire stripper. What else will your outdoorsman need?

>> Buy: Amazon | REI


Dark Blue Patagonia Raincoat

34. Patagonia Raincoat

Nothing ruins time in the great outdoors faster than becoming wet and cold. So protect your outdoorsy man and give him the gift of being able to stay dry. We both have a Patagonia Raincoat that has lasted us years and are still going strong. These coats are made from quality breathable fabrics and come in several different colors. If you are on a budget, this REI Raincoat is also a great option.

>> Buy: Patagonia | REI | Backcountry


A red Gregory supply duffel

35. Gregory Supply Duffel

The Gregory duffel bag is the ideal gift for outdoorsy men who are hard on their gear because the kevlar reinforced fabric bottom is 38x stronger than high density nylon. We love the oversized grip zipper and padded shoulder strap which make this bag perfectly suited for long weekends or overnight trips.

>> Buy: Amazon | REI

Looking for a different kind of duffel? Be sure to check out the Monarc Settra Duffel Backpack made from 50 recycled plastic water bottles.


Dark Green Better Sweater by Patagonia

36. Patagonia Better Sweater

The Patagonia Better Sweater has become our go layer when hitting the trails or exploring the outdoors. We honestly never leave the house without ours. These sweaters are made from 100% recycled polyester making them breathable and extremely comfortable in cooler weather. This Better Sweater should be a serious contender for your outdoor man’s gift option.

>> Buy: Patagonia | REI | Backcountry


Adidas terrex are the perfect gift for men who love the outdoors

37. Adidas Terrex Hiking Boot

When Mark wears these boots on the trail, he always received compliments. Everyone seems to love these stylish hybrid hiking boots. The Adidas Terrex boot are great for any outdoor adventure or simply exploring a new city. We love how these boots can be dressed up or down making them perfect for any active outdoorsman looking to bridge the gap between robust yet flexible.

>> Buy: Amazon | REI | Backcountry


Orange Osprey Skarab Hydration Pack for hiking and outdoor adventurers

38. Osprey Skarab Hydration Pack

From our experience, we have learned it is better to purchase a high quality backpack from the start rather than trying to save money with a cheaper version. Never skimp on a backpack. Osprey is a brand we have traveled with from the very beginning and they have never let us down after years of abuse. We love Osprey’s hydration backpacks for hiking. The skarab is created with the outdoorsy man in mind so you can be sure of a great fit for him.

>> Buy: Amazon | REI | Osprey

Interested in Osprey Backpacks? Don’t miss our detailed review featuring the Osprey Farpoint 40 which is the perfect carry on size.


A black Garmin venu watch

39. Garmin Venu GPS Smartwatch

Mark bought this watch half way through 2020 and it is still one of his favorite items to date. He uses it for workouts, runs, swims and even golf. The Venu monitors his distances, heart rates, breathing, workouts, sleep and more. We guarantee this will be a well loved gift for any active outdoor lifestyle. Pictured is the black model with black band making it a perfect gift idea for the outdoor man.

>> Buy: Amazon | REI


Merrell hiking shoes are perfect for the man who loves adventure

40. Merrell Moab 3 Hiking Shoe

Hiking shoes are a great option for frequent travelers because they are smaller, lighter and less bulky compared to hiking boots. This style of shoe offers more breathability helping your feet to remain comfortable and dry. The Merrell Air Cushion absorbs shock and adds stability makes this a great gift for the outdoorsman. The Jungle Moc style is popular as well.

>> Buy: Amazon | REI | Backcountry


A pair of blue Black Diamond trekking poles

41. Black Diamond Trekking Poles

Trekking poles help ease the pressure on your joints and provide stability when walking on rough or uneven terrain. If your outdoorsy man is planning some longer day hikes or a multi-day hike, these incredibly light weight trekking poles will be exactly what he needs.

>> Buy: Amazon  |  REI  |  Black Diamond


The Biolite camping set is a great present for men who love outdoor adventures

42. BioLite CampStove 2+

We like this new camp stove by BioLite because it is fueled by renewable biomass such as sticks, twigs, pinecones and other forest floor debris. This set contains a stove, grill, coffee press, kettle pot and light so you can cook, boil water, saute and generate heat. We love how items in this set have multiple uses and it’s definitely on our Christmas gift list this year.

>> Buy: Amazon  |  REI


The Geyser portable shower to help your man stay clean outdoors

43. Geyser Systems Portable Shower

This eco-friendly option uses 10x less water than a standard camp shower. The adjustable flow value helps users regulate the pressure so you can preserve water while showering, doing dishes or cleaning your outdoor gear. Geyser also offers an electrical heater add on if your man wants to enjoy a warm shower outdoors.

>> Buy: Amazon  |  REI


Go pro Hero for recording epic adventures

44. GoPro HERO 11

A GoPro is the perfect gift idea for the rugged outdoorsman because he will be able to capture all those precious and wild moments. We like the HERO 11 because it features a new image sensor, amazing image quality with 5.3K video and the hyper smooth stabilization for insanely smooth footage.

>> Buy: Amazon | Best Buy


Black glacier glasses to help protect your eyes from the harsh elements

45. Julbo Glacier Glasses

These are not your ordinary sunglasses because Julbo glasses are designed for extreme conditions such as mountaineering, climbing and hiking. Popular features of this style include removable side shields, polycarbonate lenses that transmit only 5% of visible light as well as 100% UVA, B and C protection. This is a unique present for those who will encounter high-glare conditions at altitude.

>> Buy: Amazon  |  REI


Stocking Stuffers For Outdoorsy Men

Still looking for a last minute Christmas gift for the outdoorsman in your life? These stocking stuffer gift ideas for outdoorsy men are just what you need.

We like the next few items on this list because they consider your mans safety in the outdoors. Just one of these small gift ideas really pack a big punch.

Does you man love the national parks? Don’t miss our National Park Gift Guide next.


Icy Hot arm, neck and leg patches for outdoorsy men

46. Icy Hot Pain Relief Patches

For longer hikes, we always throw Icy Hot Patches into our backpack because it helps to temporarily relieve minor aches and pains in muscles. The pain patches can provide fast relief for up to 8 hours and you can also purchase Icy Hot as liquid relief with a no mess applicator. This is a small gift for those outdoorsmen who are always on the go.

>> Buy Icy Hot Patches here.


Moleskin pre cut blister dressings

47. Moleskin Blister Dressing Kit

Another popular gift idea for adventurous guys is Moleskin. These pre-cut pieces are made to fit common blister areas, but they are also great for blister prevention. Your man can apply Moleskin to problem areas prior to his hike or outdoor adventure to help reduce friction and keep hot spots from further developing into blisters.

>> Buy: Amazon  |  REI


Hot hands hand warmer value pack

48. HotHands Hand Warmers

There is nothing like popping one of these babies into your boot or glove when it is cold outside. We always use these hand warmers when we are out shooting sunrise or night travel photography. With one simple shake, these hand warmers will give users up to 10 hours of heat. If your man is always outdoors, grab a pack of these so he can warm his hands whenever he needs.

>> Buy: Amazon  |  REI


Biodegradable campsuds is an eco-friendly man gift

49. Concentrated Campsuds

This all purpose biodegradable cleaner requires only a few drops to get the job done and it is effective in hot, cold and even salt water. Your man can use it for cleaning his hands and hair, dishes, clothing or pretty much anything else deemed washable. We love the biodegradable quality because it is important to leave no trace when enjoying the outdoors. You can also purchase in Campsuds in Lavender and Peppermint too.

>> Buy: Amazon  |  REI


Mountain House Weekend Adventure Kit with 4 meals

50. Weekender Adventure Meal Kit

These adventure meals are perfect for both campers and backpackers. We like Mountain House meals because they are lightweight and portable so they can be taken anywhere outdoors. Just add hot water, stir and wait about ten minutes then bam, you have an instant meal. Mountain House carefully selects their ingredients and offers many flavor options, but we like this adventure kit so you don’t have to choose.

>> Buy: Amazon  |  REI


A field guide to the art of wilderness survival

51. Bushcraft 101 Field Guide

What is better than the gift of survival? This pocket guide has essential knowledge for any survival scenario, but we love how it also features advice for making the most of your time outdoors. Bushcraft discusses the right items for your kit, how to collect and cook food, how to protect yourself from the elements and more. This is the best gift any outdoorsman would love to receive.

>> Buy Bushcraft 101 here.


Light blue Happy Bottom portable bidet is a great gift for outdoorsy men

52. Happy Bottom Portable Bidet

If you are looking for a unique gift for the man who loves being outdoors, look no further! Give your man the gift of a clean bottom with this portable bidet! Water cleaning is natures most gentle and pure method so let him get back to his roots. The slim bottle and angled nozzle have been designed to reach exactly where it needs to go.

>> Buy: Amazon | REI


A foldable knife for easy transportation and emergency need

53. Folding Saw

We like this folding saw because it can be used for general yard work and survival bushcraft. The durable steel blade and aggressive staggered teeth will help your man cut through just about anything that comes his way. We typically use our folding saw for cutting campfire wood and love how it folds up safely when we don’t need it.

>> Buy: Amazon | REI


A black pair of very strong boot laces make the perfect outdoorsman gift

54. IRONLACE Unbreakable Boot Laces

Another unique gift idea for any outdoorsman is heavy duty laces. These long lasting and durable laces are made from premium materials so they are guaranteed for life. They have a universal fit and will work with sneakers, trail runners, hiking shoes, or combat boots. Available in numerous colors, you will be able to find just what your man needs.

>> Buy heavy duty shoelaces here.


Be the change REI gift card

55. REI Gift Card

An REI Gift Card is one of the best gift ideas for an outdoorsy man because he will have an entire store to choose from. We also love REI because once you become a member, you receive 10% off each purchase (comes back at the end of the year as dividends). Whether your man is a hiker, biker, climber or camper, this simple card will have you covered.

>> Buy an REI Gift Card here.


Outdoorsy Men Guidebooks And Subscriptions

If you are looking for a unique idea to gift to him this holiday season, maybe you should consider a present he won’t have to unwrap.

An ebook or a subscription service is the perfect way to show your guy how much you care.

You can shop our extremely popular Travel Guidebooks featuring major cities and US National Parks.

We use our experience in each destination to tell you everything you need to know including detailed hiking information, where to stay and eat, best things to do and include several example itineraries.

Or Below we have listed our favorite subscriptions when exploring outdoors:

  • Gaia GPS – This is our favorite hiking app on the market. We have used Gaia for years and wouldn’t recommend any other app for hikers. Use our special link to get 20% off your subscription.
  • Outdoorsy – With Outdoorsy, you can help him find an RV, motorhome, trailer or campervan to rent for his next adventure.
  • Atlas VPN – This VPN service helps to keep your his data safe especially when surfing on public wifi. You can read our full review about Atlas VPN here.

Outdoorsy Gifts For Him FAQ’s

Let’s take a closer look at some of the most frequently asked questions regarding the best gifts for outdoorsy men.

What is a good Christmas gift for an outdoorsman?

A good Christmas gift for an outdoorsman will involve any item which helps him enjoy his time outside. We recommend a LifeStraw, Gear Aid repair tape, merino wool underwear, two-way radios, a trail camera, microspikes, Swiss army knife, Darn Tough socks or heavy duty boot laces.

What can I get for the adventurous man who has everything?

If your outdoorsy man seems to have everything he needs, you could give him replacements of what he regularly uses. This would include adventure meals, gear aid repair tape, base layers, socks, the national park pass or gloves. You could also consider an REI or Amazon gift card as well as a subscription or gift box.

Is there a gift type most men like?

Any man would appreciate a thoughtful gift from their loved one and if you man also loves the outdoors, any present that shows you thought about his time outside will be liked. Gifts don’t have to be extravagant expensive gestures and sometimes the smallest gift can make the biggest impact.

Looking for another gift? Head to our Gift Guides or Product and Tour Reviews to find something truly unique.


We hope this helped you pick out the best outdoorsy gifts for all of those adventurous men in your life!

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If you are not exactly sure which gift your outdoorsy guy would like, send him a link to this webpage and let them choose for himself!

Happy Shopping,

Mark and Kristen

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