This post was written by Adventure Contributor Whitney Matthews
Post Summary: 21 Best Gifts For Outdoorsy Men
What do you get for the guy who has everything, and, when you ask, tells you he doesn’t want anything?
In hopes of limiting the amount of time you spend Googling “outdoorsy gifts for men”, we’ve put together a list of 20 great gift ideas for men from some of our favorite outdoor brands!
Just a heads up: These gifts are durable, sturdy, and dependable. We’re focusing on sharing high-quality gifts for outdoorsy men, that will last a lifetime!
We’ll be covering products in a wide range of prices, so keep scrolling to find outdoor gifts for men that will fit your budget.
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Why not give her a candle with her favorite outdoor smells that remind her of her favorite places?
The Parks Project candles are house in reusable glass amber jars, and hand-poured with soy and coconut wax, and handmade in California.
The best part? They have scents that represent tons of national parks, so you can pick the one that suits them best!
The Mandagies Photo Presets
Is he a photographer who also loves shooting with FILM? Berty and I have made a gorgeous set of photo presets that mimic the best parts of film photography!
No need to purchase expensive rolls – give the gift of nostalgia and creativity with the price of just ONE roll of film!
Our presets are designed with photographers in mind. This pack of 5 film-inspired presets are what we use with all our travel, commercial, and professional clients!
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The Dyrt PRO is our favorite way to find camping, and they recently launched some new great features.
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You can try PRO for free, no strings attached — use our code “mandagies” to get 30 days free. (But we’re sure you’ll stick around for more!)
Patagonia Flannel Shirt ($89)
Warm, stylish, and made with 100% organic cotton, these high-quality shirts make the perfect gifts for outdoorsy men of all kinds!
This heavyweight flannel comes in multiple colors and patterns and looks great out on the trail or paired with jeans for an adventure close to home. It’s also super tough, so it will last for years!
Here’s a slightly cheaper version from REI: The Wallace Lake Flannel Shirt ($69.95)
What better way to show your love for the outdoors & your favorite national parks and forests than to wear them?
The Parks Project offers tons of unique designs, all featuring some of the US’s most beloved parks and destinations. We personally love this Tahoe design!
It’s one of the best gifts for outdoorsy men who love to travel to National Parks!
Red Wing Heritage Rover Boots
Designed with classic Red Wing roots in mind, the Red Wing Heritage Rover boot is the perfect boot for city adventures or casual, close-to-home days on the trail. This boot is also re-soleable, giving you years of everyday wear.
If you’re looking for stylish gifts for outdoorsy men, a pair of Red Wing Shoes is the kind of thing that will last a lifetime.
Classic Carhartt Watch Beanie ($16)
This classic beanie should be a staple in every guy’s wardrobe. They are perfect for cold days on the trail or around camp, running errands around town, or socially distanced outdoor events, this knit beanie is so versatile.
These perfect gifts for outdoorsy men also come in over 20 colors, so you’re sure to find a color (or two) that he’ll love.
Icebreakers 1/2 Zip Long Sleeve Base Layer ($100)
Icebreakers 260 Tech 1/2-Zip Base Layer (On sale for $87)
This 100% Merino wool base layer will be his go-to gear for high-action, cold-weather sports! A perfect layering piece for skiers and snowboarders, this base keeps you dry and warm, and also has natural features that keep the stink away, meaning you can wear it multiple days in a row.
Invest in this long sleeve crew to keep him warm all winter long! And don’t forget to read our guide on how to layer clothes in winter, to stay warmer, longer.
Give’r 4 Season Leather Gloves
These heavy-duty gloves are perfect for just about anything. They’re waterproof, insulated, and can withstand anything: from grabbing a burning log out of a fire to ice fishing in -25 degrees. And, because they’re leather, they’ll only get better with time. There are great gifts for outdoorsmen who values quality!
Teva Ember Mocs
Teva Ember Moc $75
What’s the only thing better than slippers? Slippers you can wear outside. These insulated slip-on shoes are perfect for weekend camping trips, road trips, or cozy days around the house. They even have a collapsible heel for maximum comfort and ease of taking on and off.
Yeti Rambler 20oz Tumbler $29.99
This stainless steel, double-wall, vacuum insulated tumbler is just what he needs to keep his drinks hot (or cold) for hours while on the go. And we mean, HOURS. This tumbler fits into your cup holder and has a magnetic slide closure for an extra barrier of protection and it helps keep heat (or cold) from escaping. *note: the magnetic slide is not leakproof
Filson Submersive Dry Duffle Bag
This Filson Dry Duffle is the perfect way to keep gear protected from the elements while also looking sleek and minimal. The bag is flexible and rip-resistant and has a removable padded shoulder strap for easy carry.
With a max output of 425 lumens, it has seven different lighting modes (including front and rear red, strobe, and burst), and it is rechargeable for endless hours outdoors. It runs for 60 hours on Low and 4 hours on High.
This is one of the most practical outdoor gifts for women that he will use forever!
Garmin inReach Explorer
Garmin inReach Explorer $450 (on sale at REI right now for $399)
With the Garmin inReach, gone are the days of worrying about him while he’s out in the backcountry or without service. It’s a navigation tool, 2-way satellite messenger, and SOS device all in one. It’s a little pricey, but safety and peace of mind are worth it!
Moment Smartphone Photography Starter Kit
Moment Starter Set $154.96 (current sale price)
Is he not sure where to start with photography? Or maybe he’s just looking for a way to take better photos of his outdoor adventures without all the expensive camera gear. The Moment Starter Set is perfect for just that. It includes their best selling phone camera lens, a phone case for easier lens mounting, a lens cleaning brush, and a wrist strap. And yes, they have cases + lenses for most types of phones out there.
Nemo Sleeping Pad
Nemo Switchback Sleeping Pad $29.89
This versatile outdoor gift works for camping trips, long day hikes, and even sleeping under the stars. Use it under a sleeping bag (or hammock) for an extra layer of warmth, a place to sit for a hiking break, or a place to sit and cook meals on a backpacking trip.
With tons and tons of raving reviews, this just might become his most used piece of gear, and it’s pretty cheap too!
MiiR Pourigami $29.95
Think of this as an on-the-go pour over. It collapses into three small, stainless steel panels for easy packing, storing, and carrying. And don’t worry, it’s easy to set up each time you want a good cup of coffee on the trail or the campsite (or at home). Perfect for the adventurous coffee lover.
Stanley Classic Wide Mouth Flask
This classic, ultra-portable retro flask is the perfect camping gift for sipping his favorite drink around a fire or chilling in the boat on the next big fishing trip. With a wide mouth, no funnel is needed to refill. Pair that with the leak-proof cap and he’s ready to go where adventure calls.
This is one of the coolest gifts for outdoorsmen under $50, and will be a gear staple on their adventures for a lifetime!
Topo Design Mountain Pack
This backpack is meant to be used every day and taken anywhere. The technical design makes it the perfect backpack for climbing trips, hikes, or long weekend travel. But, with an internal laptop sleeve and storage pockets, it’s also perfect for a daily commute.
Pendleton Wool Blanket
Pendleton Wool Blanket $119+
Often inspired by national parks and the outdoors, Pendleton’s wool blankets make the perfect cozy season Christmas day gift while still offering an everyday reminder of his favorite places. Beautifully designed and sustainability produced, it’ll be like having an art piece on the couch.
Whiskey Peaks Mt. Rainier Glasses
We’ll admit, there’s nothing like taking a sip of a well-deserved drink at the top of a mountain, but these Whiskey Peaks glasses help bring back that feeling even when you’re closer to home. Because each glass is hand-blown, no two are the same… just like days on the mountain.
* Don’t worry, Whiskey Peaks also makes 6 other famous mountain peaks!
* Looking for something a little fancier? Try the Whiskey Peaks Decanter
Feast By Firelight (Campfire Cook Book)
This isn’t just a beautiful coffee table book. Feast By Firelight is filled with campfire, cabin, and outdoor-inspired recipes. Stunning photos paired with easy-to-follow instructions will inspire him to make outdoor-themed meals every day, whether that’s at home or at camp.
Park’s Project Gift Box Set
Can’t decide on one thing to get him? How about a gift box instead? This outdoorsy gift box from Parks Project contains a beanie, Tour the Parks playing cards, National Parks Iconic Enamel Mug, a Winter Woods Tin Candle, and a National Parks of the USA checklist postcard. This box is inspired by the woods and has a little bit of everything he loves.
Love these gift for outdoorsy men?
What are some of your favorite gifts for outdoorsy men in your life? Also just a quick note – these ideas can totally work for women too!