The outdoor life involves fishing, hunting, camping, and hiking. In this profile of outdoorsman gift ideas, we consider items that help the outdoors enthusiast that you know handle the elements, potential emergencies, and access to readily available comfort. You’ll see items that also enhance the outdoor experience.
1. Earth Pak Waterproof Dry Bag
The roll top dry compression on this bag keeps your tent, food, water, camera, and other outdoor supplies dry. It even comes with a waterproof phone case to protect it from rain or accidental drops into the water. You can choose from 10, 20, 30, 40 or 55 L with the Earthpak. Consider the length of your recipient’s outdoor trek when deciding the size to get.
2. Sleeping Bag (47F/38F) Lightweight For Camping, Backpacking, Travel by OutdoorsmanLab
Gift ideas for outdoorsman such as this sleeping bag afford comfort for those in your life who camp. As a general rule, users can sleep in this comfortably at temperatures as low as 47 degrees Fahrenheit. With extra fleece, Comfort can come even when temperatures drop to 32 to 37 degrees Fahrenheit. It already comes with the pillowcase, but consider a pad for extra comfort.
3. Diversitech 111114 Original Pivot Light with LED Technology
For after-dark outdoor activities or handling emergencies in the dark, we chose this LED work light. With a light output of 180 lumens, boaters can perform repairs or locate needed equipment for supplies. Campers can install or straighten tents and other parts of their sites. A belt clip can free hands for work or outdoor play. Once fully charged, this light has up to four and a half hours of battery life.
4. 2 Pack Camping Abosi Magnetic Base LED Lanterns
Lanterns are staples for campers. This outdoorsman gift ideas example does not require oil, but runs on six AA batteries. The LED strip lights illuminate in a complete circle. You will also want waterproof lanterns such as these to protect against rain or other sources of water.
5. Double & Single Camping Hammocks – Lightweight Nylon Portable Hammock
Hammocks make good gift ideas for outdoorsmen and also for those who have mountain or tropical getaways. This double hammock can support up to 400 pounds and is made of nylon material, taffeta finish, and reflective stitching. Tree straps come with this hammock so that you won’t have to buy separate ones to go along with the gift.
6. Ninja Outdoorsman Emergency Fire Starter Multi-Tool with Compass and Whistle
Outdoor enthusiasts appreciate those outdoorsman gift ideas that come to their aid in emergencies or harsh weather. The feature component is a firestarter sparking a camp or other fire at 5500 degrees in wet or dry elements. A compass provides directions for the lost, while the whistle can help attract attention and rescue.
7. WETSOX Wader Sox 1MM- Insulated, Neoprene Core Hunting/Fishing Socks
The fisher or hunter that you know needs socks such as these for prolonged periods in a river or lake or on cold ground. The warmth and protection from this offering to outdoorsman gift ideas comes from a 25% Spandex and 75% neoprene fabric blend. Assuming you have the right size, these wet socks can reach as high as the top of your calves. check with the manufacturer or seller for available sizes.
8. Zero Tolerance Small Sinkevich Pocketknife (0450)
Outdoor knives such as this make good gift ideas for outdoorsmen with birthdays, impending retirements, or graduations. The blade stands at 3.25 inches long with steel construction. Coated with DLC, which stands for Diamond-Like Carbon, it withstands friction and corrosion.
9. Survival Hacks: Over 200 Ways to Use Everyday Items for Wilderness Survival
Important gift ideas for outdoorsmen, such as this book from a noted instructor and expert, equip them with ways to survive the outdoors. Examples include a cook stove made from alcohol-soaked ramen. Depending on the reviewer, these tips either serve as reliable solutions or more as entertaining topics and anecdotes.
10. Toob Toothbrush
This makes our gift ideas for outdoorsmen roster because of its extra convenience for campers and other travelers. It has bristles and comes with a tube to fill toothpaste, a rinse cup and case for protection. At one tooth brushing per day, campers can make the paste last between nine days and two weeks.
11. Outdoorsman Lab Self-inflating Sleeping Pad
A rocky or hard ground can become more inviting for sleep with this sleeping pad. When inflated, it has 1.5 inches of thickness and a length and width of 73 inches and 21.6 inches respectively. The anti-silicone coating keeps the sleeping bag from sliding off the bag as the camper might toss or turn. Find a companion sleeping bag for the camper’s extra comfort in cooler temperatures.
12. NIV, Super Giant Print Reference Bible, Leathersoft
With this New International Version Outdoorsman Bible, your gift recipient can incorporate faith into fishing, hiking, camping, or other outdoor sports and recreation. In addition to Scriptures, this Bible provides outdoor-themed devotions. These make great outdoorsman gift ideas for individuals and for leaders of church group outings.
13. Wingspan Optics Explorer High Powered 12X50 Monocular
Bird watchers and other wildlife enthusiasts may enjoy a monocular. Unlike the binoculars, monoculars require only a single hand for focusing on the viewer’s subject. The lens is 50 mm in diameter and can magnify objects 12 times. Good outdoorsman gift ideas such as this monocular have a waterproof and fog proof build to prevent obstructions such as moisture, dust, particles, and fog.
14. Explortek Nite-Blazer LED Headlamp Flashlight with Red and White Light Plus Portable Case
In these gift ideas for outdoorsmen, we feature products such as this waterproof, hands-free headlamp that afford night vision opportunities. This wearable flashlight has four white and two red lights that can travel nearly 120 yards, yet can be adjusted when only limited visibility is needed. It comes with three AAA batteries, which have a useful life of up to 120 hours in this flashlight. The battery life reduces as you run the lights at higher levels.
15. Rothco Camouflage Outdoorsman Rucksack
If you seeking outdoorsman gift ideas for hikers or those simulating military activities, consider this rucksack. Storage of water, beverage containers, clothes and other supplies serves as its primary function, especially for hikes lasting no more than a day. It includes two side pockets and a pocketed lid. Note that this rucksack is not waterproof.
16. Lynch Fool Proof Turkey Box Call
These turkey box calls allow hunters to yelp, purr, cluck, cut and make other sounds to attract turkeys during hunts. Many users tout the essential ease with which beginners and novices to turkey calling can use this call. The product comes handmade from mahogany and walnut. Advise your recipient of the loud sound, especially if he or she is new to turkey calling.
17. Berkley Fishing Gloves
The frustration of letting that catch slip away may motivate fishers that you know to have a pair of fishing gloves. With the textured grip, these gloves make reliable gift ideas for outdoorsmen also because those who clean or filet fish avoid having to touch the slippery and slimy creatures with their bare hands.
18. Garmin Striker 4 Built-in GPS Fish Finder
From the makers of car and marine navigation systems comes a digital fish seeker. This appears in our gift ideas for outdoorsmen because of the sonar that can nearly photograph the fish and other objects the fish finder detects. With the waypoint map, users can see docks, stumps and other areas in lakes, oceans or rivers and move to them. Units come in 3.5-in., 5-in. and 7-in. wide screens.
19. Rush Creek Creations Round 16 Fishing Rod Storage Rack
Fishers with large collections of rods can find organization through this rack. Ease of assembly, taking only a handful of minutes, adds to the appealability of this gift idea. While this organizes well, it does not rotate. Further, at least one customer review advises against rods for large fish or trolling in saltwater.
20.Alpha Armour Double Wall Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Tumbler
Stainless steel insulated tumblers such as these make simple, yet great outdoorsman gift ideas for the outdoor — and indoor — type. These containers keep beverages at the same temperature at which they were poured for a significant amount of time. For example, coffee taken for an early morning camp or fishing session stays warm several hours after being poured. Hikers have several hours of cold water at their disposal.
21. Stanley London Solid Brass Plain Smooth Pocket Compass
Even with GPS devices and smartphone navigation apps, this compass (and others) serve as fine gift ideas for outdoorsmen. This one pins to outdoor hunting garments and allows hunters and other users to find North and other directions. Unlike the electronic navigators and maps, this compass does not require recharging.
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22. 2-PACK Survival Paracord Bracelet, Flint Fire Starter, Loud Whistle, Compass, & Scraper Knife
This 5-in-1 bracelet affords a significant number of functions for the outdoor type. Users can transform the Paracord to a rope for a hammock, a pet leash, a tripwire and tie-downs for hammocks, among a multitude of things. Other musts for the outdoors includes an analog compass, Firestarter, loud whistle and scraper knife.
23. Great Hiking Trails of the World: 80 Trails, 75,000 Miles, 38 Countries, 6 Continents
This hardcover contribution to the outdoorsman gift ideas we profile here proves very suitable for those seeking ideas of their own for hiking destinations. However, six continents and 80 countries represent the 75, 000 miles and 80 trails. As a result, the recipient may not be able to traverse all of these destinations. Even so, the pictures and information can edify the reader and provide a great home centerpiece.
24. Dr.Meter Electronic Balance Digital Fishing Postal Hanging Hook Scale with Measuring Tape
Users of this scale can record their catches as they happen. The centerpiece is the digital weighing scale that displays the weight on an LCD screen. It runs on three AAA batteries. For measuring the length, there is a tape measure. Durability comes from the stainless steel hook.
25. OUTXE 20000mAh Rugged Solar Charger (4A Dual Input) Waterproof Power Bank with Flashlight
The outdoor life does not mean an electronics-free setting, as shown by some of the Outdoorsman gift ideas we’ve profiled. For that and other electronics, we’ve chosen this outdoor power bank. Its material can withstand water, dust, and other difficult conditions. However, don’t test the waterproof nature by putting it under more than a meter of water or for more than 30 minutes. This bank has USB and other outlets for charging various devices.
These gift ideas for outdoorsmen have functionality, capacity to provide comfort, some technology, and tips and tools for survival and success in the elements. Our favorites are the waterproof Earth Pak, the utility lantern, and the survival paracord pack. Please let us know if the recipients of these gifts have enjoyed them or if you have other ideas.