It can be hard to buy for an outdoor lover when you’re not super into the outdoors yourself but don’t you worry, I’ve got you covered with 11 nifty ideas that are sure to please.

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The Outdoor Enthusiast Gift Guide. American and Canadian links!

#1 Inflatable Air Hammock

These are such a cool item and sure to be loved by anyone you gift it to. No matter where they are, on a mountain, on a beach, or at a music festival they can whip out this inflatable couch for some chill out time.

Buy now for $24.99 USD or buy this ripstop one for $39.96 CAD

#2 Natural Bug Spray

Whiffcraft has an awesome essential oil bug spray without all of the nasty chemicals found in usual sprays. Great for anyone spending anytime outdoors, and perfect for stocking stuffers!

Buy now for $14.99 CAD and use coupon code “REFOAIE89DACZ” for $5.00 off your order of $30.00 or more.

#3 Gear Ties

Gear ties make for the perfect gift not only for outdoor lovers, but any guy in your life. They’re great for keeping the cords of all of their tools together, hanging or tieing anything while camping, organizing ropes and cords, and so much more. There’s so many options for the 30 pack I’ve listed below.

Buy now for $18.99 CAD or a buy a single long one for $7.45 USD

#4 Water Filter Straw

The LifeStraw is a great gift for anyone who likes to go on long hikes or camping and hunting out in the woods. No need for boiling or water tablets, just stick the straw in some water and it removes a minimum of 99.99999% of waterborne bacteria and waterborne protozoan parasites.

Buy now for $19.99 USD or buy here for $19.99 CAD

#5 Hand Warmers

Hand warmers are great for anyone spending time outdoors. Whether it’s hiking, mushroom picking, camping, or having an outdoor job, whoever receives them will think of you every time they need to warm up. They also make great stocking stuffers!

I couldn’t find a US link, but you can find them at most outdoor or hardware stores.

Buy now for $9.87 CAD

#6 Camping Cookset

Camping cooksets are awesome for anyone spending extended periods of time outdoors.  They can easily cook with the pots, pans and utensils, and it stays compact by being foldable and stackable.

Buy now for $54.99 CAD or buy this similar one with stove for $99.95 USD

#7 Personal GPS Locator

Know your special someone is safe while they are out in the woods away from any kind of cell service with a personal GPS locator. With a touch of a button an SOS signal is sent to an email preprogrammed so you know where to find them for pick up. Others have serveral different alerts you can program into them.

I don’t know enough about a trustable GPS locator to link some. I recommend going to your local outdoor store to talk to a sales person that can explain everything to you so you know it’s safe.

#8 Pocket Knife

You can’t go wrong with a good pocket knife. Even if the person you’re buying for has one already they will be able to make use of another one. Look for one that has a good blade, feels secure, and locks in place. You can even find one with a plain wood or metal handle that you can have personalized.

Buy now for $35.49 USD or buy a similar one for $20.80 CAD

#9 Survival Kit Grenade

This little bundle is like a multi-tool but for outdoor emergencies. Equipped with a compass, knife, rope, and many other tools it’s sure to help out anyone in an emergency in the outdoors.

Buy now for $18.99 USD or buy in Canada for $15.99 CAD

#10 Waterproof Dry Bag

Dry bags are great for anyone who likes to go camping or does anything out on the water like fishing, kayaking, or even tubing. They can put all of their important stuff in it so they can rest easy knowing it’ll all stay dry.

Buy now for $39.99 USD or buy a similar one for $34.99 CAD

#11 Hiking Boots

Hiking boots are a gift that keeps on giving. I was given some for Christmas last year and I’ve been so thankful for them time and time again while hiking around and stomping through puddles. I recommend picking out some you think they will like at a local store and buying a gift card for the total price. That way they can make sure they get the right size and fit, and they have the flexibility to switch to another hiking boot if they prefer.



There you have it, a wide variety of gift ideas that any outdoor lover would be happy to have. Stay tuned for another great gift guide coming out tomorrow!

xo Jannine

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