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46 Of The Most Amazing Outdoorsy Christmas Gift Ideas

Are you looking for the perfect present for the adventure lover in your life? This 2023 Christmas Gift Ideas guide of Amazing Outdoorsy Gifts is just what you need! In this guide, we’ll look at the hottest and most useful outdoorsy gear that would make great gifts for anyone who loves to be outdoors, regardless of their activity of choice.

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Most of the items in this guide have been tried and tested by our family. Being the holiday season, we have not included any pricing as it fluctuates frequently. We will try to keep this post updated with any specials or promo codes to get you the best deals. Read on to find out what items you can give to make their holiday season even more special.

For the Adventurer:

With the holiday season fast approaching, you might be wondering what to get the adventurer for Christmas. Our list of Christmas Gift Ideas for adventurers features a variety of items, including power stations, backpacks, gear, and accessories, all designed to make the outdoor experience more enjoyable and convenient. So, sit back, relax, and let us help you find the perfect gift for the adventurer in your life.

2023 Christmas Gift Guide YETI Rambler Stackable Cup

YETI Rambler 26 oz Stackable Cup

The YETI Rambler is a gift that you cannot go wrong with. I have been gifting YETI drinkware for quite some time, and it has never failed to bring out a smile. Of course, this season’s hottest colour is powder pink!


YETI Camino 35 Carryall Tote

From the beach-goer to the climber, YETI Camino Carryall Tote is a dream for every adventurer or parent. The carryall tote features a durable, waterproof material that is super-easy to clean. The Camino is designed to carry everything from wet swimsuits to climbing gear.

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BLUETTI AC60 Portable Power Station

Keep your adventurer connected in the outdoors with the AC60 power station. Features four ways to charge their devices or power up a small appliance. The Bluetti AC60 is powerful enough to be their home emergency backup.

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ActionHeat Men’s Heated Snow Gloves

Do you have a snowmobiler or a snow lover on your list? Help them beat frozen fingers with ActionHeat’s 5V Heated Snow Gloves. With three heat settings and up to a five-hour run time, these gloves will have their hands, fingers and thumbs feeling warm.

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YETI M12 Backpack Soft Cooler

For the person tired of hauling a hard-side cooler, the YETI Backpack Cooler will leave their hands free to take photos or carry extra gear. This soft-sided, waterproof, puncture-resistant backpack cooler holds up to 20 cans.

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Garmin inReach Mini 2

Let your loved ones stay connected with the Garmin inReach Mini 2 Satelite Communicator. Not only can your off-roader or hiker check-in, but they can also use the built-in TracBack Routing app to navigate their way back.

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JetBoil Flash Carbon Cooking System

For the enthusiast eager to get back to enjoying their excursion, the JetBoil Flash Cooking System is a must. With water boiling in 2.5 minutes, the JetBoil Flash will have your adventurer indulging in their meal or beverage much sooner.

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Bespoke Post Subscription

Out of ideas? A Bespoke Subscription Box may be the answer for the hard-to-please person. Each month, this custom-curated box comes with unique, quality gear that satisfies the outdoor enthusiast on your list.

2023 Christmas Gift Guide Light My Fire Ferro Rod

Light My Fire Ferro Rod

The Light My Fire Ferro Rod is quintessential for anyone who spends time outdoors. No matter the weather, the Light My Fire Ferro Rod is an easy-to-use, reliable 3,000-strike ferro rod with a built-in 120 db whistle. A fire rod is a definite must-have for emergency packs or survival kits.

2023 Christmas Gift Guide OLIGHT S2R Baton II Pocket Flashlight

OLIGHT S2R Baton II Pocket Flashlight

The ultimate edc! Light up your adventurer’s path with this 1,150-lumen LED pocket flashlight. The Baton II makes for a terrific stocking stuffer.

Osprey Hydraulics Reservoir

Osprey 2L Hydraulics Reservoir

Hydration is vital in the outdoors. Keep your adventurer hydrated with Osprey Hydraulics 2L Reservoir. Features quick access for refills and cleaning, making it ideal for the long backcountry trek.

LifeStraw Peak Series Water Filter

LifeStraw Peak Series Water Filter

For those who forget to bring enough water or miscalculate their hikes, the LifeStraw is an absolute. With access to a water source, the LifeStraw will filter the grossness, thus enabling them to drink clean water.

For the Camper:

Whether the camper in your life prefers backcountry trips or car camping, our Christmas gift ideas of expertly curated items will help you find the perfect gift. From stoves and power stations to sleeping bags and lanterns, these are all designed to make your campers’ outdoor experience more enjoyable. Read on to discover what gear you can give to show your appreciation for their love of the outdoors.

2023 Christmas Gift Guide Jackery Explorer 500 Portable Power Station

Jackery Explorer 500 Portable Power Station

For the camper, overlander or RVer in your life, the Jackery 500 is ideal for powering up their appliances/electronics. This 518-watt-hour can keep a mini fridge running for 9 hours. No more running around looking for ice!

Christmas Gift Ideas MSR PocketRocket Stove Kit

MSR PocketRocket Stove Kit

Why carry half your kitchen when you can enjoy a backcountry meal using the MSR PocketRocket Stove Kit? This lightweight, fast-boiling kit for two nests together beautifully to fit into your pack.

2023 Christmas Gift Guide Victorinox Evoke BSH Alox

Victorinox Evoke BSH Alox

In true Victorinox fashion, the Evoke BSH Alox is a durable, stylish folding knife with a removable thumb stud. For added comfort, the Evoke comes with a handy paracord to help get you out of sticky situations.

2023 Christmas Gift Guide Leatherman Arc Multi-tool

Leatherman Arc Multi-tool

For the tool lover, the camper or the handy person, the Leatherman Arc Multi-tool is the latest in Leatherman technology. Featuring a one-handed operation, 20 features and a MagnaCut steel blade, the Arc is perfect for everyday tasks.

2023 Christmas Gift Guide Marmot Trestles 15 Sleeping Bag

Marmot Trestles 15 Sleeping Bag

Keep your camper warm with the Marmot Trestles Sleeping Bag. Whether camping or trekking through the backcountry, the Trestles sleeping bag is one that they can rely on. Insulated with high loft insulation, the Trestles will keep you warm and comfortable.

2023 Christmas Gift Guide Kuma Lazy Bear Chair

Kuma Lazy Bear Chair

The Kuma Camping Chair is roomy and allows you to comfortably sit in various positions without having the structural rods poking you. The Kuma is not a backpacking chair. It is, however, suitable for car camping, sitting dockside, tailgating, etc. For those who like a little warmth, the Kuma Lazy Bear comes in a heated version.

2023 Christmas Gift Guide Olight Olantern Music Led Lantern

Olight Olantern Music Led Lantern

What is more exciting than a singing lantern while camping? The Olight Muscial Lantern is just that. While listening to their favourite tunes, the camper on your list can also illuminate their campsite and charge their mobile device. Now that’s glamping!

For the Hunter:

Are you looking for that special gift to keep the hunter in your life more comfortable in the field? Look no further, as our curated list of Christmas gift ideas of the best hunting apparel, boots, and accessories has you covered. With top-of-the-line hunting accessories like scopes and game calls to insulated jackets and pants, these gift ideas will give your loved one a successful and enjoyable hunting experience!

2023 Christmas Gift Guide KUIU Peloton 240 Full Zip Hoodie

KUIU Peloton 240 Full Zip Hoodie

Keep your hunter warm with the favoured water and wind-resistant KUIU Peloton Hoodie. With a choice of colours and camo patterns, the Pelton fleece is soft and moisture-wicking, a feature greatly appreciated by the hunter on your list.

KUIU Super Down PRO Hooded Jacket

KUIU Super Down PRO Hooded Jacket

If you love the big game hunts but hate being cold, then the KUIU Super Down Jacket is for you. This hooded jacket is designed to keep you warm and dry during those stagnant moments. As a bonus, the down is heat-treated to keep it from poking through the fabric. And for easy storage, it self-stows into a compact size.

Christmas Gift Ideas Beretta Flank Notch Trucker Hat

Beretta Flank Notch Trucker Hat

The beloved trucker hat is always a welcomed gift. What makes the Beretta trucker hat unique is the addition of the notch. These notches allow the wearer to keep the hat on while wearing glasses during a hunt or a trap shoot.

Beretta Tactical Backpack

Beretta Tactical 29L Backpack

The Beretta Tactical Backpack is a must-have for the pack lover or the prepper who needs a budget-friendly bugout bag. With ample, functional storage and quality 600D synthetic fibre material, the tactical backpack is built to endure every adventure in the bush.

Illusion Extinguisher 3-in-1 Deer Call

Illusion Extinguisher 3-in-1 Deer Call

Do you know a deer hunter tired of waiting for the rut? Save them the time and opt for the Extinguisher 3-in-1 Deer Call. This deer call produces instant, realistic buck, doe or fawn sounds and allows for directional calling.

SITKA Stratus Gore-Tex Hunting Jacket

SITKA Stratus Gore-Tex Hunting Jacket

The SITKA Stratus Gore-Tex Hunting Jacket is a dream during deer season. Not only is the Stratus windproof and water-repellent, but it is also ultra-quiet. No more lost opportunities and sad stories due to loud clothing!

SITKA Stratus Gore-Tex Hunting Bibs

SITKA Stratus Gore-Tex Hunting Bibs

As the story goes, ‘If you give a mouse a cookie…’. So, if you give a hunter a jacket, they will want the matching bib! This matching bib guarantees your hunter stays warm and comfortable on their hunts.

VORTEX Strikefire II Red Dot Sight

The Vortex Strikefire will make any hunters Christmas. With unlimited eye relief, the Strikefire switches effortlessly from red to green dot. It also allows for fast target acquisitions and both-eyes-open shooting.

Baffin Men's Hudson Boots

Baffin Men’s Hudson Boots

Take their hunting game to the next level with the Baffin Hudson Hunting Boots. The boot features a cool leather/camo pattern, comfortable and warm insoles and waterproofing, making it the ideal footwear for hunting or trapping.

For the Angler:

Whether the angler is a novice or a tournament pro, selected below are the finest fishing lures, bags, reels, rods, and other accessories that every angler needs in their tackle box. Read on to discover the perfect Christmas gift for the angler in your life.

Simms Freestone Backpack

Simms Freestone Backpack

Keep your angler organized with the Simms Freestone Backpack. The Freestone Backpack features large compartments for fishing gear, a laptop or a hydration bladder, making it ideal for a day-long fishing excursion. The Freestone comes with padded shoulder straps and is lightweight and tear-resistant.

MegaBass SV-3 Spinnerbait

MegaBass SV-3 Spinnerbait

The MegaBass SV-3 Spinnerbait is an exceptional, high-quality fishing lure. Used by many tournament anglers, ourselves included, it is the ideal gift for the angler on your list. This double willow spinnerbait runs true and is highly effective at catching fish, especially bass. A favourite lure by far!

MegaBass Deep-X 200 LBO Crankbait

MegaBass Deep-X 200 LBO Crankbait

Another personal favourite is the MegaBass Deep-X 200 LBO Crankbait. The Deep-X 200 crankbaits profile reduces snag, has a long-distance casting range and creates high-pitched vibrations that attract fish bites. The MegaBass Deep-X will not disappoint!

Daiwa Tatula Elite Series Casting Rods

Designed by several renowned Daiwa pros, the Tatula Elite Series is a coveted quality rod. Your devoted angler will find the Elite Series extremely lightweight, robust, powerful, and a sensitive casting rod. Owning a comfortable and compact fishing rod is every angler’s dream.

Bubba Pro Series Smart Fish Scale

This easy-to-use, tournament-quality Bubba Pro Fish Scale is a gift your loved one will appreciate. Not only does the Bubba Pro store weight inputs, but it can also store their GPS location and weather and water conditions. Best of all, it is completely waterproof and accurate.

Daiwa Tatula SV TW103 Casting Reel

The most controlled casting reel on the market is the Daiwa Tatula SV TW103. The Tatula is super lightweight and small, which fits comfortably in your hand. Featuring two types of breaking technology, the Tatula ensures minimal backlash and castability. Perfect for the beginner to the pro angler.

Piscifun Torrent Baitcasting Reel

Whether the angler on your list is looking for their first baitcaster or a pro looking for a secondary reel, the Piscifun Torrent is the way to go. The Torrent is economical, and features a smooth cast, easy drag adjustment and a durable body. This is one fishing reel that you can not go wrong with!

Caperlan Pike Fishing Rod

Does your loved one love to musky or pike fish? This budget-friendly Caperlan WXM-5 220 H fishing rod is strong enough to do just that. It can even handle hard-to-fish lures and reeling in the trophy-size bass your angler has been dreaming of.

For the Survivalist:

The 2023 Christmas Gift Guide for Survivalists is finally here! If you are looking to find the perfect gift for the prepper in your life, look no further. Below is a curated list of Christmas gift ideas that features everything from clothing and gear to accessories and courses. Whether they are preparing for a natural disaster or just looking to be self-sufficient, these gifts are sure to impress. So, take a look and find the perfect gift for the survivalist in your life.


Tacamo Shemangh

Discover the Tacamo Tactical Shemagh: the perfect companion to an outdoor adventure. This soft, versatile accessory looks great and serves many purposes, from filtration and bandaging to fire starting and trail marking. Don’t let your survivalist go into the wild without it!

Jase Medical Antibiotic Kit

Jase Medical Kit (Gift Card)

The Jase Medical Kit is a peace of mind for everyone. It features five antibiotics, a case and an Emergency Guide on how to treat the most common ailments. Plus, you can add a 12-month supply of your everyday medication to ensure a constant supply. An ideal kit for your travelling loved one, those living in remote locations or your outdoor adventurer/prepper.

Silky PocketBoy Folding Saw

For the survivalist or the bush crafter, the Silky PocketBoy Folding Saw is a superb addition to your pack. The PocketBoy is small enough to take up very little space in their pack but tough enough to process branches quickly and efficiently.


Rite in the Rain Notebooks

The Rite in the Rain Notebook is a must-have for anyone who loves to take notes or refer back to them. These durable RITR notebooks ensure that your notes stay intact no matter the weather. Its waterproof coating allows you to write/draw in the wettest environments!


AQUAQUEST Safari Waterproof Camping Tarp

Experience the true meaning of outdoor versatility with the Aquaquest Safari Lightweight Tarp. Perfectly designed for backpacking, tarping over your campsite, emergencies, and more, this tarp will become their trusted companion on any adventure.

Baofeng UV5R Ham Radio

Ham Radio Prep Gift Card

Give your loved one the gift of communication. With a Ham Radio Gift Card, they will have access to a lifetime of select courses. These courses will also help prep your loved one for their amateur ham radio license.

5.11 Rush 24 Backpack

5.11 Rush 24 Tactical Backpack

Whether hunting, hiking, bugging out, prepping or venturing to the range, the 5.11 Rush 24 Backpack is the ultimate companion. The 37 L capacity 5.11 pack features water-resistant 1050D nylon, YKK zippers, and 29 compartments. In need of extra space? The Molle webbing system allows them to attach multiple pouches for added space.

Titan - SurvivorCord

TitanSurvival Survivorcord

The Titan SurvivorCord is every survivalist’s go-to item. This MIL-SPEC, 584 lbs tensile strength paracord is versatile as it features strands of fishing line, snare wire & waxed jute. Use it for emergencies, trapping, hunting, bracelet making, or setting up camp – the possibilities are endless.

Marmot Tungsten Ultralight 2-Person

For the prepper looking for an ultralightweight, durable and waterproof 3-season tent – the Marmot Tungsten is worth considering. This 2-person tent is roomy, easy to set up, and comes with a limited lifetime warranty. An ideal choice for any backcountry environment.

Streamlight Siege X

The versatility of the Streamlight Siege X is ideal for any go-bags or kits. With the option of rechargeable or conventional batteries, the Siege is built to handle the jostle of their pack. This flashlight/lantern combo features 325 lumens and is water and impact-resistant.


No matter what type of outdoor enthusiast you are shopping for, you can find a perfect gift in this 2023 Christmas Gift Ideas of Amazing Outdoorsy Gifts! From trekking poles to camping stoves, there’s something for everyone. Don’t forget to check out clothing and accessories as well – even if you don’t have an extreme adventurer in mind, you can find something special to add to their wardrobe or outdoor kitchen. 

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Katherine Widziak
Katherine Widziak

Fuelled by the boundless energy of my two adventurous children, my diverse repertoire extends beyond the realms of an ordinary mother. As a seasoned graphic designer, master of social media content, and savvy marketing strategist, I've sculpted my own entrepreneurial journey. My passion for the great outdoors defines me - from igniting fires to setting up camps, my skills are diverse and practical. Skilled in ATV riding, possessing sharpshooting accuracy, and a knack for out-fishing just about any man - even my husband, though that's our little secret.

When not working away at something creative, you'll find me enjoying the outdoors in one form or another. Hopefully, I can inspire many women and men alike to pursue their outdoor goals and embark on new adventures.

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