We all have friends, colleagues, family members that celebrate their birthdays. And, for sure, some of them are loving the thrills of adventure, outdoor experiences, sports, adrenaline.
We climbed high mountains before and got a lot of equipment during the last year. Some of them was absolutely necessary, some was only nice to have, the truth is all of it is great for a present. Get your inspiration from here and then buy them from your most convenient store.
So, let’s help you pick the best gifts for them, even if you are on a budget or you have no limit on spending.
Most important, get something to help them STAY SAFE IN THE WILDERNESS. All presents and gifts are for this purpose in the end, so try to get good quality products, that are relevant and helpful. Nobody wants a gift that only weight more in their backpack but is not useful for them.
Keeps your lips hydrated, healthy and nourished. This lip balm also offers UVA protection. Great for an outdoor adventurer that you barely know 🙂
Low temperatures can affect our experience outdoor. To avoid the loss of feeling in the fingers or any discomfort, this gift will be highly appreciated and useful at some point. Be sure the guy or the lady really enjoys winter, snow or at least skying.
This little utensil will be an amazing help to create abonfire that will keep you warm and your food heated. It’s made out of magnesium and flint. For the adventurer’s that go in the wild and want the pure experience.
This is a handy tool for any traveler. You can use the fork, spoon, knife, can opener, bottler opener, cork screw, tent reamer.
You can be sure that for this budget, you will give a very inspired gift, that will last and provide much use. It is made from stainless steel and also has a handy carrying pouch. A gift that you can’t miss any adventurer with.
5 in 1 survival whistle
For an outdoor enthusiast that has a birthday soon, this is an appropriate gift. This 5 in 1 whistle kit has a whistle, water-resistant storage container, compass, signaling mirror and flint. No adventurer wants to use it, everybody has to have it in the backpack. At least it will be a loud celebration for sure 🙂[/td_text_with_title]
For sure, everyone has a bike or knows someone with one. So, you can offer a gift for situations when the tires of the bike can get cut. This can be called a self-healing inner tube for the tire. Any biker will need it at one point.
For trips with overnight camping, this stove is perfect. We all need our nutrients from food. The alcohol type stove will sustain a fire for 45 minutes, working on 100 ml of alcohol. Quite cool as a present, not very useful if you climb more than the treeline.
Adventurers love to discover new places. If you know your colleague is an outdoor passionate, don’t hesitate and offer him an extra cool compass. Will be useful for sure in one of his or hers trips. Just be sure he or she knows how to use it. Or send them this link: How To Use A Compass
You know those moments when you would give anything for a sip of water? It can happen even to the most prepared not to have enough water supplies with them. So make sure your colleague, the traveler, will be hydrated in their trip by buying this gift for them. This type of straw can purify up to 25 gallons of water, at a level of up to 99%. Excelent gift for adventurers, fun to own but not so fun to use.
You know your colleague loves bikes? Then give him the kit that will help him take care of them. This contains all kind of instruments needed to repair the bicycle: Allen keys, screwdrivers, wrenches. You can’t miss it with a guy anyway.[/td_text_with_title]
Space is important in any backpack that a traveler would use. So make sure you are offering a gift that will help him enjoy the trip and carry what is needed with him. This cover will reduce the size of a sleeping bag and it protects it from water.
Great for winter sports, this first layer piece of clothing is very useful and protects the sensitive area of the neck from cold or wind. And it has cool colors too.
First aid kit
A responsible traveler will take care of himself and the ones he travels with. So he will be sure they have a first aid kit nearby. Always needed and used, this will be a very inspired gift. This specific product covers the needs for between 1 and 4 people. Has instruments to take care of fractures , sprains, pain.
Sun is so enjoyable. Less enjoyable is to come back home with a bad sunburn or worse. So, offer a gift for which the skin will say thank you. This product is a suggestion. It has no parabens and PABA, is water resistant (highest timeframe – 80 minutes) and won’t clog the pores being oil free.
This is a good idea for people that have an active lifestyle, especially in the outdoor.
Will dry fast, is super absorbent and has antibacterial microfiber. Has a funky color and comes with a waterproof bag to carry it in.[/td_text_with_title]
We live in a digital age. So we won’t leave technology at home. For your friends that will take their tablet, phone, kindles on a trip, make sure they will have the battery fully loaded. A gift for them is this portable battery pack that will fit in a pocket and recharges with the help of solar power. This is nowadays a must have and a perfect item for adventurer presents.
These are best for winter sports. Help the blood to circle without interruptions and the shin splints not to appear. Those are very good for mountain hiking but also for running in cold weather. A gift for the adventurer that stays fit during the cold season.
Is the best companion for a sleeping bag in a tent. Hold the heath near your body and is easy to fold so it saves up space. Be careful as for long expeditions a simple neoprene mattress is usually more reliable that an inflatable one. A inflatable pad is a luxury gift for a hardcore adventurer.
It is as if you bring the washing machine with you. This is definitely a cool gift for your friend. He or she will be grateful for clean clothes. It is very easy to use and does not take space at all to be stored in the backpack or luggage.[/td_text_with_title]
Seeing is discovering. So, make sure your dear one has an amazing adventure by having a source of light with him. This headlamp assures illumination for short and long distances, is waterproof (good for complete immersion) and resists to physical shocks. Wherever he or she goes, your adventurer friend will surely need it. Be sure he doesn’t own 3 already 🙂
Let him be the king of the camp. Or queen. With this gear, for sure, sleeping in nature, under the sky will be a comfortable and safe experience. It usually fits 2 people and has a layer of protection against rain, though you can get something more specific. Ask a specialist what tent you should get based on the adventures your friend is going to. The better the tent, the lighter it is.
Sleeping under the stars is a relaxing experience and most enjoyable. If you are warm and comfy. So, a great gift is a sleeping bag. This one is waterproof and has a mummy hood to keep the head or pillow off the ground. Pick a down one that is also light and warm, and check before if anyone is buying a similar gift – you don’t need to many down bags at one, they loose properties over time.
Food is vital for anyone. But in conditions of camping, hiking can be particularly tricky to prepare a meal. Good thing we can find outdoor cooking sets. Make sure you put it on the list of presents for family members that you know are passionate about travelling especially in nature. The best gas cooking sets are used even in the Himalayas at 8000m, be sure you get a quality one.
The most common problem of travelers is preparing their baggage. Even if we are talking about an experienced adventurer, make his life easy by offering him a hiking backpack. This model has a capacity of 40L and can be used as an everyday accessory as well.[/td_text_with_title]
We love our memories. What a better way to capture the amazing moments in an adventure than by filming it or taking pictures? One of the coolest gadgets on the market is the Go Pro, now with a new model, with extra features. The Hero 4 is perfect for a person passionate about water sports, like surfing. If you can, get an external battery or a solar charger also, as their batteries drain very fast. During long expeditions you can film at most 2-3 hours at a time, especially in cold weather.
Wind stopper / Fleece for women
Weather can be our friend or not. While travelling is always good to be prepared, especially in hiking trips where the temperature can rise during the day and drop suddenly at night. A good idea for that special other is to have a jacket to keep her warm and protected from the wind. This wind stopper is made out of bonded fleece and has a Omni-Heat thermal reflective layer.
For cold weather there is nothing more suited than a comfy, cool jacket. It has synthetic insulation on the inside, the DWR finish repels moisture and the hood is a protective layer for stormy weather. An adventurer needs maybe 2 down jackets, a lighter one for not so cold areas and a serious down jacket – usually this one he chooses by himself, don’t assume you know his choices in something so important.
First layers are very important in hiking apparel. It help protect from cold temperatures and keep a low level of humidity. An adventurer can use it during winter hikes, skying, expeditions or any other cold environment. If you can, get a merino wool equipment, it keeps warm even if it’s wet and generally feels much better. For longer expeditions, for sure an adventurer will appreciate a good quality one.
Dry down hoody for women
A stylish hoody for your special one is an inspired gift. It will be so useful in her trips and when she is busy in the city. She won’t have to worry about the wind or cold in her outdoor adventure. A down jacket is always a good gift for a lady, especially because it’s difficult to fit colors with the rest of their equipment.[/td_text_with_title]