This post was written by Adventure Contributor Whitney Matthews
Post Summary: 21 Best Outdoor Gifts For Women
Are you having a tough time finding the perfect gift for the outdoorsy woman in your life who loves being outside?
You want to get her something she actually wants and will use, but it’s hard to find things she doesn’t already have!
In hopes of limiting the amount of time you spend searching the web for gift ideas, we’ve put together a list of 21 great outdoor gifts for women that’s she’ll use all year long!
21 Brilliant Outdoor Gifts For Women Who Crave A Good Adventure
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The Mandagies Print Shop Gift Cards
Give the gift of wanderlust to your adventurous woman by giving her a gift card to our print shop!
We have a giant selection of Pacific Northwest landscape scenes, ranging from mountains, ocean, rainforest, and even desert!
To purchase a gift card, send us a message on our contact form with the subject line “Print Shop Gift Card” to start the process! From there, we will send you a personalized code through your email (and you can print out the receipt as a paper gift!) to surprise them with any print they choose. These codes can be used on multiple orders until the balance expires.
Teva Ember Mid Slippers $89.85
There’s nothing better than slipping your feet into a nice, cozy pair of slippers… until you have to leave the house. That’s where the Teva Ember Mid comes in.
Often referred to as “a sleeping bag for your feet”, these ankle-height slippers also double as durable, water-resistant shoes. They’re perfect for weekend camping trips, road trips, or lazy days around the house.
REI Co-Op Base Layers
REI Co-Op Midweight Base Layer Crew Top $49.95 (On sale now for $29.95 until 12/7)
The REI Co-Op Mid-weight base layer is the perfect affordable piece for winter adventures. The moisture-wicking fabric keeps you cool and dry on sweaty trips like cross-country skiing and snowboarding. This layer can also work in the summertime too – it’s got a UPF rating of 50+, making it a perfect piece for sun protection too. The best part? It comes in tons of colors!
Patagonia Tres 3-In-1 Parka
While a little pricey at first sight, this jacket might just be the last one you need to buy her. It’s a down-insulated, waterproof and windproof double-layer jacket.
Aka: she’s essentially getting two jackets in one: the down insulated jacket AND the weatherproof jacket to layer over top.
Carhartt Force Utility Knit Legging
These leggings are made from the same familiar stretch fabric as leggings she knows and loves, but they’re a bit more durable.
They’re sweat-wicking, quick-drying, reinforced at the knee, and abrasion resistant – perfect for chilly days out on the trail.
Smartwoold PhD Hiking Socks
These socks are ultra-tough and built for pro performance. Meaning, they’re perfect for anyone who likes to spend their days out in the backcountry. They’re lightly cushioned, without being bulky, and have mesh venting for maximum breathability and moisture management.
*Smartwool also has styles designed for tougher hikes, running, skiing and snowboarding, compression – you name it, they probably have a sock that’s perfect.
Blundstone Chelsea Boots
Blundstone Chelsea Boots $210 (On SALE now for 169.99)
Made with premium water-resistant leather, a durable outsole, and a cushion sole for comfort, Blundstone Chelsea Boots are the perfect shoe for winter walks downtown or on a trail close to home. While on the more expensive side, they are built to last and they’ll only get better with time.
The classic Rover Pack design meets the timeless look of canvas bags. This backpack features an exterior top flap pocket for easy access smaller items, an interior laptop sleeve, and side pockets with cinch closure to hold a water bottle or extra gear, all wrapped up in water repellant canvas.
YETI 20 oz Tumbler With Magslider Lid
This stainless steel, double-wall, vacuum insulated tumbler is just what she needs to keep her drinks hot (or cold) for hours while on the go. And we mean, HOURS. This tumbler fits into a cup holder and has a magnetic slide closure to help keep heat (or cold) from escaping. *note: the magnetic slide is not leakproof
Leatherman Free P2 Multi Tool
19 different tools, all in one compact, easy-to-use multitool. You never know when pliers, scissors, a screwdriver, or a can opener might just come in handy. Sometimes the best way to show her you care is to make sure she is ready for any situation she might come across in the backcountry.
Kammock Bobcat 45 Degree Trail Quilt
This down-insulated trail quilt is one of the most versatile outdoor blankets out there. It’s compact and lightweight, perfect for a little extra warmth in the backcountry or around the fire in the backyard.
The Bobcat 45 Degree can also be worn as a poncho for hands-free warmth, it can adapt to be used as a backpacking sleeping bag (in conditions no colder than 45 degrees) or a hammock underquilt, or a cozy camp blanket. When we said “versatile” we really meant it.
Hydro Flask Wine Tumbler
Hydro Flask Wine Tumbler 10oz $25 (On sale now for $22 at REI)
Leave those fragile wine glasses at home
BioLite Headlamp 750
BioLite HeadLamp 750 $100 (on sale for $75 now until 12/7)
Built for long hours in the outdoors, this headlamp is probably the last one she will ever need. With a max output of 750 lumens, it has 8 different lighting modes (including dimmable red, strobe, and burst), Run Forever pass-thru charging, and Constant Mode – aka: it won’t automatically dim if you don’t want it to. It runs for 150 hours on Low and 8 hours on High.
This is one of the most practical outdoor gifts for women that she will use forever!
Garmin Vivoactive 4S Smartwatch
Garmin vivoactive 4S Smartwatch $350 (currently on sale for $250)
The Vivoactive has all the features of a traditional Garmin smartwatch while being sleek and small.
But don’t worry, there’s still plenty of apps tailored to an active lifestyle: animated on-screen workouts, a built-in sports app, a Garmin coach and custom workouts all paired with energy monitoring, stress tracking, heart rate monitor, women’s health tracker – to name a few.
Moment Starter Photography Set
Moment Starter Set $120 (currently on sale for $105)
Is she looking for a way to take better photos of her 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.
This year, gift her with a little piece of her favorite place. These beautiful art prints from The Landmark Project are made with 100% renewable energy and sustainable fibers, and without the use of chlorine or other harsh chemicals. She can feel great about embellishing her walls while knowing minimal impact on the environment was done in the process.
Pendleton Wool Blanket
Pendleton Wool Blanket $119+
Often inspired by national parks and the outdoors, Pendleton’s wool blankets make the perfect cozy season gift while offering an everyday reminder of her favorite places. Beautifully designed and sustainability produced, it will be like having an art piece on the couch. This one of the best outdoor gifts for women who love staying cozy in style!
Paddywax Parks Candle
Because this hasn’t been the year to get out and experience all the smells of nature in person, why not give her a candle with her favorite outdoor smells? The Paddywax Parks candle is housed in a reusable ceramic vessel and has a crackling wood wick, reminiscent of those nostalgic campfire sounds. The best part? Sales of the Paddywax Parks candles help support the National Parks Foundation.
Miir Coffee Gift Set
MiiR Coffee Gift Set $100
The perfect gift set for any coffee-loving adventurer or outdoor lover. Everything in this set is lightweight and easy to bring with you anywhere, whether that’s the park, the campsite, or the kitchen at home. The set includes:
-  32oz stainless insulated Howler – perfect for keeping hot water or drinks warm for hours
-  12oz stainless insulated Camp Cups – for keeping her favorite beverages hot (or cold) while she’s on the go or at the campsite
-  Origami coffee drip system – for getting that craft pour over coffee anywhere you go
- 100-pack coffee filters
Filson Rugged Twill Tote Bag
This tote bag is the perfect combination of rugged and stylish, one of the best gifts for outdoorsy women! With classic leather straps, paired with water- repellent and abrasion-resistant twill fabric, this tote will stand the test of time. The interior is roomy, perfect for holding bulkier items, and the four exterior pockets are perfect for smaller items.
To-Go Ware Classic Bamboo Utensils
She probably already has reusable utensils for the backcountry, but what about for day-to-day use? The To-Go Ware Classic Bamboo Utensils include a spoon, fork, knife, and chopsticks, along with a recycled plastic carrying case. They’re small, portable, and can fit basically anywhere.
Love These Gifts For Outdoorsy Women?
What are some of your favorite outdoor gifts for women? Also just a quick note – these ideas can totally work for men too!