Gifts for Outdoor Families

Do you know anyone that loves the outdoors? Are you or your loved one hikers or camping enthusiasts? This Christmas you are going to make that special someone very happy! Here are some of the best gifts you can give outdoor people or outdoor families who love to go in the wilderness and live life to its fullest in the fresh air! They will appreciate these thoughtful gifts and will be able to use them in their coming adventures!

There are some families that are the types that love spending time outdoors, so we made our list of Gifts for Outdoor Families.

The Atomic Bear Tactical Pen

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The Atomic Bear has some awesome survival gear all around! But their Tactical Pens are awesome stocking fillers for any hiker! Costing only $15.99 to $19.99, these pens are real tools that can help you survive difficult situations.

Screwed together, they look and feel like regular pens. They write smoothly and use high-quality, yet affordable refills. You can get your refills from The Atomic Bear, Fisher Space, Parker, Rite in the Rain, etc.

But once deployed, you get access to a multitude of tools included! You can use its tungsten carbide tip to break glass and so escape from a crashed car, save a baby from heatstroke, or defend yourself against an aggressor. The multi-tool includes a bottle opener, a hex key, and a screwdriver. On the other side, you find an LED flashlight of 130 lumens that you can put in regular or strobe mode.

The Atomic Bear Tactical Pens come with a LIFETIME warranty. High quality, balanced, and rugged enough to handle the unexpected. They have a tough machined military-grade aluminum body but are not too heavy. A great gift for any traveler of the unbeaten path!

Uncharted Supply Park Pack

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The Park Pack of Uncharted Supply Co is a must-have for anyone loving the outdoors, whether biker, hiker, fisherman, hunter, walker, climber, or explorer! The Park Pack is completely waterproof and will keep its contents completely dry, even in a thunderstorm! This hip pack actually provides some lower back support too with wide hip straps that distribute the weight evenly. The lining between body and pack is sweat resistant, so you can go all out without worrying about your gear!

On both sides of the central pack, you can find two water bottle holders on MOLLE straps. These can easily be exchanged for alternative add-ons – bear spray, fishing net, holster, etc. You even have an extra two attachment points for strapping extra gear!

The Park Pack comes with two plastic water bottles of 600ml with spill-proof lids.

Inside the pack, a slim mesh pocket is made to fit the TriageKit from Uncharted Supply Co perfectly. The TriageKit contains all your first aid and gear repair essentials (sold separately). Or you can use it to your desire! On the outside, an external pocket is just perfect for current iPhone models and will fit the most common cell phones.

You can get 20% off your first order if you sign up for their newsletter!

Forest School for Grown-Ups

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Forest School for Grown-Ups is filled with wisdom! With clear and useful drawings, it explains the basics such as how to start a fire and forage for food, to the more expert skills like making a chair or strip bark. Interlaced with stories and wisdom from the forest, this beautifully designed forest almanac is a treasure for anyone who loves the outdoors.  A gorgeous and comprehensive guide for anyone who loves being in and interacting with nature, readers will learn how to make a rope sing, go forest bathing, read flowers, and make a forest potion. From practical tips and how-tos to forest folklore, there’s something for everyone!

You can get this book from Chronicle Books for $24.95.

FosPower Emergency Weather Radio

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At only $49.99, this nifty apparatus is a true lifesaver! It’s a weather radio you can hand crank, but can also work on solar power! It also contains a 2000mAh power bank capable of providing emergency power to any small tablet or phone. But that is not all! It is also a 1W flashlight, a reading light for in the tent, and an SOS alarm! A true multitool!

This Model A1 2,000mAh Emergency Solar Hand Crank NOAA Weather Radio is what you call a must-have for all adventurers!

The radio’s crank lever and solar panel are both capable of regenerating enough power to keep the radio, lights, and SOS alarm ready to go when you need it most. AAA batteries ensure you have power when not able to regenerate power.

The radio will dependably receive up-to-the-second emergency weather forecasts and emergency news broadcasts from NOAA and AM/FM stations.

And it includes a Limited Lifetime Warranty. Please visit FosPower’s website for more information.

If you are looking for something even fancier, FosPower has other models that include All-Hazards alerts and a larger power bank.

Heat Holders

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Heat Holders is the perfect outdoor clothing brand that will keep any explorer warm! It is best known for its amazing thermal socks. But Heat Holders also offers gloves, hats, neck warmers, and base layer bottoms and tops. Make sure your loved one stays warm and cozy out there!

Heat Holders socks are made from a specially developed heavy bulk yarn which has extreme thermal qualities. The inside of each sock has been intensively brushed such that they not only feel sensationally soft but also trap warm air close to the skin, keeping your feet warmer for longer. They are more than 7X warmer than a basic cotton sock and sensationally soft!

You can get a pair of socks for $11.99 to $23.99 (depending on the length and the level of warmth required). These famous socks will make the best stocking stuffers for anyone loving the outdoors!

Wildland Coffee

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Wildland Coffee offers coffee in a tea bag! No kidding! The handy individual packaging assures that your coffee will always be fresh. The coffee bags are extremely convenient, as you do not need a coffee maker or expresso machine to get your morning cuppa! The coffee tastes amazing and is truly a high-quality roast. It is so easy to prepare, all you need is hot water and eight minutes later you have your coffee! Truly perfect to take on a hiking, camping, fishing, or hunting trip!

Offer a variety pack with medium, dark and extra dark roast. You can get four different box sizes ( 4 to 90 coffee bags per box) with prices as low as $1.49 per cup!

Scrubba Washbag

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After a whole day of hiking, your clothes are dirty and sweaty! You will be so happy to have received the Scrubba Wash Bag! This wash bag has a molded grip to aid scrubbing, a flexible internal washboard, and instructions for use printed on the front. The transparent window lets you monitor the washing and water levels.

To wash your clothes, you just need to add water, soap, and clothes (20-40% volume). Roll down the top 4-5 times and clip the ends. Open and squeeze the purge valve to expel air. Scrub your clothes against the internal washboard for 30 seconds or 3 minutes, whatever you need. You then unroll the bag and drain the water. You can then rinse your clothes with fresh water in the bag, or under a running tap or shower. Invert the bag and hang it next to your clothes to dry. You now have clean clothes!

The Scrubba Wash Bag is easily folded into a small and lightweight (5.3 oz) package. You can effortlessly use it to revive your travel, trekking, or hiking clothes. Hygienic, self-contained, and electricity-free, wash your clothes wherever and whenever you want! Get the Scrubba Wash Bag for $54.95!

The Pendleton Field Guide to Campfire Cooking

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The Pendleton Field Guide to Campfire Cooking is a great hardcover book from the heritage brand Pendleton. Pendleton has been making blankets and outerwear for more than 100 years, through six generations! Their expertise has led them to create a couple of books on the art of camping.

With more than 30 delicious and family-friendly recipes you can make outdoors, this book is the go-to guide to campfire cooking! Each recipe comes with instructions on what you can prepare beforehand at home or the day before. These are followed by the cooking instructions at the campsite and some tips to take the recipe even further!

The book also gives some tips on essential camping cookware and how to set up your kitchen.

Get ready to make some delicious blackberry pancakes, cheddar beer burgers, sweet and sour sticky wings, and berry crumble! The  Pendleton Field Guide to Campfire Cooking is a great gift at only $19.95!

Pull Start Fire

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Just put the green string around a block of wood, put the woodpile together and then pull on the red string. Yes, it is that easy to make a fire now! We tried it out with humid wood, and it burned very well! No issues at all with wind or not having any matches with you. From now on, making a fire is easy peasy! The firestarter burns for 30 minutes and goes up to 2.5x hotter than leading brands!

I love Pull Start Fire as a gift for someone who goes out regularly. Camping, hiking, fishing…they just need this small and lightweight package with them and they will have a fire in no time! Each firestarter is only 1”x2”x5” and weighs 4 oz.

For only $19.99 you can get them a 3-pack.

Ultimate Guide to Wilderness Living

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Ultimate Guide to Wilderness Living is a great book for anyone who will be out there a bit longer, or who wishes to learn how to survive without modern tools. This book is filled with pictures and in-depth explanations. It takes survival seriously. Risks and dangers are highlighted, and it lays out how you can protect yourself against them. Learn how to make a fire and primitive tools, how to create a shelter, find and prepare food, and make pottery and tan buckskin. With this book in hand, you can live in the wild using nothing but your hands, brain and whatever nature at hand has to offer! A compilation of most of the basic skills that original people around the world used in their daily pursuit of life. Go out into the wilderness with absolutely nothing and make a life out there, not simply survive!

You can get this book for $15.95 on Amazon or Barnes and Noble.



Do you feel like you’re missing out on valuable trail gossip because you’re out of range? Fear not, because I’ve got the perfect gift for you!

Introducing the MXT500 MicroMOBILE Two-Way Radio – the ultimate communication device for all your outdoor adventures. With 50-watts of power, this bad boy is the most powerful GMRS radio allowed by law. You won’t just be able to talk to your friend who’s 10 feet away – you’ll be able to chat with them from miles away! That’s right, this radio brings unprecedented range to large outdoor spaces and trails, so you can finally catch up on all the juicy gossip from your friend’s latest camping trip.

But wait, there’s more! This radio utilizes 15 GMRS channels and eight high-powered repeater channels. I’m not entirely sure what that means, but I do know that it sounds pretty darn impressive. Plus, the MXT500 is narrow and wide band capable and is equipped with NOAA Weather Radio. So not only will you be able to gab with your pals, but you’ll also be prepared for any unexpected weather changes that come your way.

And if you’re worried about the elements ruining your fun, fear not. The MXT500 is IP66 waterproof rated, which means reliable communication in any environment. So whether you’re hiking through a rainforest or exploring the desert, this radio has got your back




Consider these great gifts for the outdoors people in your life!