Thoughtful gifts for the outdoorsman in your life

With the holidays quickly approaching, you might find yourself shopping for the outdoorsman on your list. Where do you even start? There are plenty of affordable, durable, and helpful tools out there that every outdoorsman will love. Each item on the list below will be sure to delight even the outdoorsman who has everything.

Subscription boxes

Consider purchasing a subscription box for the person on your list this holiday season. Boxes like Kinder box and Sportsmans box are perfect. Each month, they will receive a special package stuffed to the gills with items for outdoor activities like hunting, fishing, and hiking. Each month is different, so they will never get the same thing twice. Not to mention, they are affordable and keep on giving month after month. With a subscription box, it’s like the holidays all year long!


BioLite is a company that produces some seriously cool products. Anything of theirs will make an excellent gift. BioLite focuses on developing products that you can take off the grid and produce clean, affordable energy with. Probably the coolest of their products is the CampStove. It’s a device that takes leaves, sticks, and other bio matter and turns them into electricity and cooking heat at the same time. CampStove efficiently burns biomatter and converts the energy into electricity. You can charge your phone from the device while cooking dinner over it! It’s an awesome gift for any outdoorsy type.


Water is a vital necessity to life, but often weighs down a hiker’s travel pack. Grab a LifeStraw for the hiker on your list this year. LifeStraw is a portable water filter that can filter up to 1,000 liters of water. More than enough water for an entire year. Plus, it can fit right in your pocket and is easy to use. Simply put the end of the LifeStraw into any stream or river and drink through the straw. The device will filter out anything harmful, providing you with refreshing and clean drinking water!

Wazoo Survival Gear

Wazoo’s emergency paracord bracelet is an outdoorsman’s dream. This bracelet is loaded with things you’ll need in an emergency situation. Within this low-profile bracelet, you’ll have a compass, antibiotic cream, a fire starter, fishing hook and line, and durable paracord all wrapped into a lightweight bracelet. This is something you will hope the person you gift this to never has to use, but will be prepared if they ever need to!


S’well bottles are stainless steel, insulated, and reusable. Every bottle can keep cold beverages cold for 24 hours and hot beverages hot for up to 12. The outdoorsman on your list will love the clean look and usability. Whether this means they are using it for coffee during a long stint in a treestand, or to keep water cold on a long hike, you’re sure to put a smile on their face every time they use it!