The adventurous people in our lives are often the most difficult to shop for come the holiday season. Maybe they can’t get enough of the mountains, can get a fire going in any weather or just love the great outdoors. So what do you get for the person in your life who craves adventure? Well, we’re here to help.
From a 3-season tent for their next Zion adventure to a best-selling Yeti wine tumbler, we’ve compiled a list of top picks for everyone on your list. Skip the gift card and surprise them with something they actually want. Read on to discover the best outdoor gifts of 2019.
Rumpl Original Puffy Recycled Blanket
2019 Editors’ Pick
Made from the same fabrics as a high-end sleeping bag or insulated puffy jacket, the Rumpl blanket was made for warmth. A quilted horizon design, made with 100% recycled materials. Take this cozy blanket on your next cross-country roadtrip or close-to-home adventure.$99 at REI
Hydro Flask Wide-Mouth Vacuum Water Bottle 32 oz.
★★★★★ 4.7 out of 5 (2631 ratings)
This Hydro Flask vacuum water bottle is a best-seller. It has a large capacity of 32 ounces, great for all day hydration. Comes in a variety of colors. And it’s built to last. Keep beverages ice-cold for 24 hours or piping hot for 6 hours with this insulating bottle. Give the gift of hydration this holiday season.$39 at REI
Elzle Portable Solar Power Bank
★★★★★ 4.7 out of 5 (222 ratings)
Introducing the rugged solar-powered charger you’ve been waiting for. Made for the great outdoors, it’s equipped with a hard outer shell and two fast-charging USB ports. Keep two devices juiced up and ready to go. Oh, and it doubles as a high-powered LED flashlight to lighten your night.$24 at Amazon
YETI Rambler Wine Tumbler – 10 fl. oz.
★★★★★ 4.8 out of 5 (3207 ratings)
The YETI Rambler is for the wine-lovers on your list. Made with tough stainless steel so your trip won’t be hampered by broken glass. Sip your vino with peace of mind and a breath of fresh air. Everything is better in the great outdoors.$25 at REI
Patagonia Black Hole® Mini MLC® 26L
★★★★★ 4.7 out of 5 (24 ratings)
The Mini MLC® 26L bag meets the strict carry-on requirements of international travel. With a classic look and feel, this soft-sided suitcase converts to a backpack with room for longer journeys. Made with 100% recycled polyester fabric, lining and nylon webbing. It’s a thoughtful gift for the frequent travelers and Patagonia-lovers on your list.$169 at Patagonia
ENO DoubleNest Hammock
★★★★★ 4.7 out of 5 (609 ratings)
Every adventurer should have an ENO Hammock. Whether in your backyard or on a hike, string it between two trees and enjoy ultimate relaxation. It’s lightweight, compacts into a small ball and takes seconds to setup (with room for 2). ENO DoubleNest Hammock is the perfect companion for your next adventure.$69 at REI
Hestra Wakayama Gloves
★★★★★ 5 out of 5 (2 ratings)
For those living in colder climates, there’s nothing like a warm pair of gloves. Hestra Wakayama Gloves are made with cowhide for durability and wool lining for warmth. Terry loops trap air (up to 80%) inside the glove to insulate hands from harsh, cold conditions. High quality materials, superior fit and retro design make Hestra gloves the perfect gift.$150 at REI
Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM 2
★★★★★ 4.7 out of 5 (106 ratings)
A tiny speaker with big sound. Going on an adventure? It was made for outdoor listening. Use the boost feature to increase loudness and clarity. WONDERBOOM is waterproof, dustproof and it floats. With over 12 hours of battery life, it’ll see you through a day of camping, hiking or an escape to the beach.$79 at Amazon
YETI Hopper Flip 8 Soft Cooler
★★★★★ 4.7 out of 5 (468 ratings)
Legendary YETI insulation and durability packed into a soft cooler. The Yeti Hopper Flip 8 Soft Cooler is the best of both worlds. It offers lightweight design and space for all your cold food and drinks. Perfect for solo adventures in the great outdoors.$200 at REI
BioLite HeadLamp 330
★★★★★ 4.6 out of 5 (408 ratings)
Experience top-tier performance that doesn’t break the bank. The BioLite HeadLamp 330 offers SlimFit construction, rechargeable battery and weight of just 2.43 oz. There’s no bounce or slip, it won’t even feel like it’s there. After all, your headlamp shouldn’t distract you from the adventure ahead.$49 at REI
REI Co-op Passage 2 Tent
★★★★★ 4.5 out of 5 (146 ratings)
A lightweight, 3-season tent for two, the Passage 2 makes a great gift for car campers or backpacking enthusiasts. Hassle-free exit and entry with two easy-zip doors. Keep gear accessible and organized with multiple built-in storage pockets.
MPOWERD Luci Outdoor 2.0 Inflatable Solar Lantern
★★★★★ 4.4 out of 5 (57 ratings)
No matter where your adventure takes you, the MPOWERD Luci Outdoor 2.0 Inflatable Solar Lantern has your back. It captures the sun’s rays during the day to keep you out of the dark at night. One charge can last up to 24 hours. Super compact, it flattens to the size of a CD and fits just about anywhere.$19 at REI