The 20 Best Gifts For The Outdoorsman

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Outdoorsmen seem to be an obvious set to buy presents for: Tents, knives, vests—easy, right? Actually, many of us adventure-seekers want the coolest, most top notch gear. Impress the Theodore Roosevelt in your life with these 20 best gifts for the outdoorsman.

BioLite FirePit+

BioLite FirePit+

Smokey Bear taught us that smoke is almost as bad as fires. The smart-equipped BioLite FirePit+ features patented technology that gives the crackle, aroma, and hypnotic aesthetics of a fire and grill, minus smoke. 

ROAM Adventure Co. Rugged Case

ROAM Adventure Co. Rugged Case

The ROAM Adventure Co. Rugged Case is a bomb shelter of a lockbox. With its military-grade seal, you’re ensured that raccoons won’t make off with your car keys, gear, or emergency beef jerky while you’re away on a hike.

VSSL Camp Supplies Kit

VSSL Camp Supplies Kit

An outdoor insurance plan, the VSSL Camp Supplies Kit is an indestructible handheld flashlight carrying stackable tins containing 70 pieces of gear. There’s essentials like j-hooks, survival tools like a wire saw, and first-aid materials like antiseptics.

Give'r 4 Season Glove w/ Wax Coating

Give’r 4 Season Glove w/ Wax Coating

The Give’r 4 Season Glove sports wax coating on the outside and a breathable waterproof membrane inside. Keep safe while chopping wood, grabbing a hot log, or keeping warm.

Tom Beckbe Tensaw Jacket

Tom Beckbe Tensaw Jacket

Tough yet comfortably light, the Tom Beckbe Tensaw Jacket offers a full range of motion for sportsmen. Its waxed shelter cloth and stand-up collar is also ruggedly handsome, all made in the USA.

Jetboil Stash Cooking System

Jetboil Stash Cooking System

The ultra-compact Jetboil Stash Cooking System weighs less than a standard beer bottle and ensures a 2.5 minute boil time via the titanium burner. Basically, it’ll go anywhere and cook anything.

Merrell Moab 2 Mid GORE-TEX Hiking Boots

Merrell Moab 2 Mid GORE-TEX Hiking Boots

Yes, a hiking boot can actually be breathable and waterproof. Instead of using bulky layers, the Merrell Moab 2 Mid Hikers slaps advanced GORE-TEX technology on lightweight boots. They also sport a cool leather-cutout-over-mesh look.

Yakima SkyRise HD 2 Tent

Yakima SkyRise HD 2 Tent

The Yakima SkyRise HD 2 Tent effectively serves as a second floor lounge for your truck, boat, or roof-racked mode of transportation. Add a durable all-season base camp to your vehicle for that next camping excursion, fishing trip, or tailgate.

Stanley Adventure All-In-One Coffee System

Stanley Adventure All-In-One Coffee System

Gotta stay energized for that big hike. The Stanley Adventure All-In-One Coffee System is a stainless steel boiling pot, french press, and vacuum bottle in one.

NEMO Equipment Helio LX Pressure Shower

NEMO Equipment Helio LX Pressure Shower

Don’t worry, the NEMO Equipment Helio LX Pressure Shower doesn’t veer into glamping territory. But, via a seven-foot hose and an easy foot pump for pressurized flow, you can bring the luxury of a shower to the woods.

ESEE-5 Fixed Blade Knife

ESEE-5 Fixed Blade Knife

Boasting function and safety, the ESEE-5 Fixed Knife is designed by military survival instructors. It’s equipped with a G-10 handle (aka won’t conduct electricity) and a high-carbon forging steel blade for survival situations or cutting apples.

Orvis PRO Vest

Orvis PRO Vest

Fly-fishers, rejoice. The masterfully-engineered Orvis PRO Vest is light but abrasion-resistant, replete with easy-access pockets, and mercifully ergonomic so you can crush that perfect cast.

High Camp Firelight 750 Flask

High Camp Firelight 750 Flask

For adventures with friends, the High Camp Firelight 750 is more than just a flask. It’s a bar set, featuring two six-shooter tumblers and a 750ml Vacuum Insulated Flask—that’s a full bottle.

SOG Camp Axe

SOG Camp Axe

If Batman had an axe, it would be the beautiful SOG Camp. It’s lightweight, chops and hammers, and small enough to easily pull out at a moment’s notice.

Snow Peak Field Backpack L

Snow Peak Field Backpack L

The Field Backpack L is so comprehensively compartmented, you can live out of it for ages. It’s durably carbon-coated, with easy-access mesh pockets and main compartment.

Uncharted Supply Co. Rapid Raft

Uncharted Supply Co. Rapid Raft

Who knew you could fill up a raft by throwing it in the air. Magically pumpless, the Uncharted Supply Co. Rapid goes from conveniently packed to getting you across water in seconds.

Yeti Roadie 24 Cooler

Yeti Roadie 24 Cooler

Imagine a Yeti cooler light enough for trips that doesn’t compromise on function. Enter the Roadie 24. It’s 10 percent lighter, performs 30 percent better, and holds 20 percent more. 

Pelican Rugged Sleep Pad

Pelican Rugged Sleep Pad

Rough it comfortably with the self-inflating memory foam Pelican Rugged Sleep Pad. It even has an integrated pillow and armrests.

Coleman Even-Temp Propane Gas Camping Stove

Coleman Even-Temp Propane Gas Camping Stove

With the three-burner Coleman Even-Temp Camping Stove, you can turn your latest catch into a Michelin-star feast. A slight exaggeration, but through the power of propane gas, this instant push-button mini-kitchen gives consistent and specific results every time. You worked hard for that fish. Cook it right.

überleben Zünden Fire Starter

überleben Zünden Fire Starter

And for those men who are authentically woodsy yet hopelessly sophisticated: überleben Zünden Fire Starter can get a flame going the way our ancestors got them going, while being ergonomic and stylish-looking.

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