Outdoor Gifts Under $50

30+ Outdoor Gifts Under $50 For The Budget-Friendly Adventure Lover

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What do you get for the outdoor lover in your life?

If you’re looking for the perfect outdoor gifts under $50, read on for awesome (and budget-friendly!) suggestions!

30+ Insanely Useful Outdoor Gifts Under $50

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Brixton Tiller Hat

Brixton Tiller Hat - Outdoor Gifts For $50 or less

Brixton Tiller Hat – $41.37

For those picture perfect Instagram moments, don’t forget to bring along an equally picture-perfect hat! This one has a wide brim for style and sun protection, as well as a leather strap for a polished look.


Columbia Arcadia II Rain Jacket

Columbia Ardadia Rain Jacket Outdoor Gifts Under $50

Columbia Arcadia II Rain Jacket – $41.99

This reliable rain jacket lightweight, making it perfect for camping, hiking, and backpacking. The Columbia Arcadia II is waterproof and breathable, with adjustable cuffs, hood and hem for a perfect fit.


Smartwool Liner Gloves

Smartwool Tech Liner Gloves

Smartwool Liner Gloves (Tech Compatible) – $16.79

Sometimes you just want to keep your hands warm without all the bulk. Use these gloves for easy handling (hellooo touchscreen friendly!) and then layer up later when you’re ready for more intense adventures.


The Landmark Project National Park Tees

The Landmark Project National Park Tee $29.95

What better way to show your love for the outdoors & your favorite national parks than to wear them? The Landmark Project offers over 100 designs, all featuring unique designs and colors.

Not sure if a national park t-shirt is his thing? You can also find the beautiful Landmark Project illustrations as posters, calendars, enamel drinkware, and pins or patches.


Outdoor Research High Boot Gaiters

Outdoor Research High Gaiters - Outdoor Gifts Under $50

Outdoor Research Boot Gaiters $36.71

Keep the snow out of your shoes for good with this essential Washington winter hiking layer! These super durable gaiters have boot hooks on the front and bottom lace hooks that keep them secure and in place. They also work for summer too – keep dirt and bugs out of your shoes in the warmer weather!


Classic Carhartt Watch Beanie

Carhartt Brown Beanie For Men

Carhartt Beanie $16.99

This classic beanie should be a staple in every guy’s wardrobe. 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. It also comes in over 20 colors, so you’re sure to find a color (or two) that he’ll love.


Smartwool Hiking Crew Socks

Smartwool Hiking Crew Socks - Gifts For Hikers

Smart Wool Hiking Socks $13.97

These socks are perfect for thru-hikers, backpackers, and tough adventurers. Make sure to buy at least two pairs to bring on your next trip! (Also, they come in tons of colors!)


Sports Mask / Buff

Gifts Under $50 - Buff / Face Mask

Lightweight Merino Wool Buff – $28.95

This stretchy, breathable material has so many versatile uses that it will be a staple for all your upcoming adventures! Use it as a headband, impromptu face masks, and even a sun shield.


Kavu Waist Pack

Outdoor Gifts Under $50, Fanny Pack

Kavu Spectator Waist Pack – $25.00

This Kavu Waist Pack comes in a fun pattern, with an easy clasp waist buckle for easy wearing. There are two separate pouches for keys, phone, and cards, while keeping your hands free!


Minnetonka Moc Toe Slippers

Minnetonka Moc Toe Slippers

Minnetonka Moc Toe Slippers $29.97

I’ve got my eye on these to wear at a snowy cabin (like these Pacific Northwest cabins to rent!) or anywhere that I need to go in and out of the house often. These slippers keep your feet cozy and also provide traction for bringing in the newspaper on those cold winter days.


Teva Olowahu Sandals

Teva Olowahu Sandals Gifts Under $50 For Outdoor Lovers

Teva Olowahu Sandals – $24.95

Easy summer shoes for everyday wear, especially at the camp site! I’ve loved this style so much I’ve gone through two pairs already! Comes in tons of colors and styles to fit your lifestyle.


Camping Outdoor Gifts Under $50

Hydro Flask Water Bottles

Outdoor Gifts Under $50 - Hydro Flask

Hydro Flask Water Bottles ($15 – $45.00)

Hydro Flask water bottles make the ideal outdoor gifts under $50 because they are useful every single day of the year! This brand keeps hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold, so you can enjoy your drink all day long!


YETI Rambler 20 oz Tumbler

YETI Rambler 20 oz

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


Stanley Legendary Thermos 2.5L

Stanley Classic Legendary Bottle

Stanley Legendary Bottle 2.5L Thermos – $50.00

After a big snowshoeing trip, nothing’s better than sitting in the back of a truck cab, sipping hot chocolate and warming up! This giant 2.5 Qt Stanley Legendary Bottle is meant to keep drinks piping hot all day! This is a must buy gift for the outdoor lover who likes gathering with friends outside.

Want a slightly smaller model? Here is the 44oz bottle, perfect for toting coffee for 2-3 people, or a perfect outdoor gift for couples!


Eno Singlenest Hammock

Eno Singlenest Hammock

Eno Singlenest Hammock – $49.95

This singlenest hammock is the one piece of gear that absolutely elevates your camping trip from good to great! This insanely lightweight (packs down to the size of a softball) which makes it easy to tote around on any backpacking, camping, or canoeing trip!

Don’t forget to buy the straps too!


Sea To Summit Inflatable Pillow

Sea To Summit Aeros Ultralight Pollow

Sea To Summit Aeros Ultralight Pillow – $39.95 (Regular size)

Never sleep without a pillow again – even in the backcountry! This inflatable travel pillow fits into a stuff sack smaller than your pockets, which makes it an easy addition to any backpacking gear list.


Stainless Steel Coffee Percolator

Stanley Stainless Steel Coffee Percolator

Stainless Steel Percolator – $39.95

Making coffee while camping couldn’t be any easier! This coffee percolator will be an essential addition to your camping packing list, and perfect gift for outdoorsmen under $50. We also wrote a blog post about coffee on the road here!


MSR 2-Person Camp Mess Kit

MSR 2-Person Camp Mess Kit – $26.21

This 2-person mess kit by GSI nests super small into a drawstring mesh bag, making it one of the top outdoor gifts for backpackers. The kit includes two deep bowls, insulated mugs, and retractable sporks for an all-in-one kit that’s lightweight. Don’t go on your next overnight trip without this kit!


Camp Chef 5-Piece Cooking Set

Camp Chef Cook Set Camping Gifts Under $50

Camp Chef All-Purpose 5-Piece Cook Set $26.45

A perfect gift for outdoorsman under $50 who doesn’t compromise taste, this cooking set is a must-have. Create delicious meals anywhere in the world and store it in the durable roll-up carrying case that’s included.


BioLite 200 Headlamp

BioLite 200 Headlamp

BioLite 200 HeadLamp $44.95

Built for long hours in the outdoors, this headlamp is probably the last one you’ll ever need. This sleek design sits comfortably on your head, and the rechargeable battery can hold up to 40 hours of life, perfect for a week in the backcountry.


Snow Peak Kettle Cooker

Snow Peak Kettle Cook No. 1 Camping Gifts Under $50

Snow Peak Kettle Cooker $19.95

If you only bring one pot on your camping trip, take this one. It’s pointed spout makes for easy pouring and it can hold up to 30 fluid ounces! It also includes easy to hold side and overhead handles, so you can safely cook in the outdoors!


Nomadix All-Purpose Towel

Nomadix All-Purpose Towel - Gifts Under $50

Nomadix All-Purpose Quick Dry Towel – $39.95

This Nomadix quick dry towel is one of the perfect camping gifts under $50 for its versatility and durability. Sand resistant, quick-drying properties and anti-microbial treatment means it can withstand even the dirtiest of camping trips! It comes in plenty of colors, including some limited edition National Park prints as well!


Stanley Classic Pour Over Brew Set

Stanley Classic Pour Over Brew Set – $35.00

This Stanley pour over set makes brewing high-quality coffee easy and convenient! The set comes in two parts, with an easy-to-clean reusable filter in the top, and a coffee mug with a handle & lid for the bottom part. Make this a road trip essential for your next adventure!


Stanley Classic Wide Mouth Flask

Stanley Flask - Alcohol Gifts For Him

Stanley Classic Easy Fill Wide Mouth Flask $25.00

This classic, ultra-portable retro flask is perfect for bringing his favorite drink to the campsite or fire lookout without lugging heavy bottles. 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!


Roaming America: Exploring All The National Parks

Both extremely beautiful and exceptionally practical, Renee and Matthew Hahnel captured their journey through all of America’s National Parks in their recent book, Roaming America: Exploring All The National Parks

Roaming America includes practical information about all 59 National Parks, including best hiking trails, photo spots, and even maps and mini-guides to make the most of your trip. This book is a beautiful resource for anyone planning to visit the National Parks. 


Whiskey Peaks Mt. Rainier Glasses

Whiskey Peaks Drinkware Gift Ideas For Outdoorsy Men

Whiskey Peaks Mt. Rainier Glasses $30

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)

Feast By Firelight by Emma Frisch

Feast By Firelight $22

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.


What are some outdoor gifts under $50 you are giving to someone this holiday season? Let us know in the comments below!

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4 thoughts on “30+ Outdoor Gifts Under $50 For The Budget-Friendly Adventure Lover

    1. Yay! Same! Christmas is the perfect time to ask because there are so many opportunities for outside adventures! Have a wonderful holiday season!

  1. Great article! I still need to buy Christmas presents for everyone so I may be looking back at this a few times haha. Those Merino wool hiking socks look so comfy too…

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