Outdoor Gift Guide 2020: 12 Epic Gift Ideas For Epic Adventurers

Outdoor Gift Guide 2020: 12 Epic Gift Ideas For Epic Adventurers

2020 has certainly made us all more grateful for the ability to escape into the wilderness. Because the outdoors have been calling us a bit more these days, we bet you are need of some epic outdoor gift ideas. Fortunately, you're in luck, as we've created a list of 12 gifts that adventurers of all kinds will appreciate. 

1). The Backpacker’s Pantry Meal Kit

All adventurers need great-quality, great-tasting, lightweight food. The benefit of gifting the Backpacker's Pantry Meal Kit is that you don’t have to worry about the wrapping, as we specially designed a curated box that fits 18 pouches of gourmet adventure fuel. These kits come in meat-free and omnivore varieties and include all of our best-selling meals!  

2). Adventure Swag 

Our Backpacker's Pantry Beanie Pom Pom Hat, T-Shirts, 24 Oz Insulted EcoVessel Water Bottle, and more all make for some practical but awesome stocking stuffers. Our swag depicts authentic designs that anyone would love to rep. Combine a piece of our adventure swag with a few Backpacker's Pantry Meals for a generous Backpacker's Pantry-themed gift!

3). A High-Quality Fleece

As a staple in all the closets of outdoor enthusiasts, giving the gift of a high-quality fleece will always bring joy. Worn as a jacket, or layered under a shell, a fleece is versatile for all kinds of outdoor trips.

4). An Adventure Flask 

Adventurers love their adventure fuel but they also love their adventure drinks! A flask is a fun gift that also satisfies a common interest . . . 

5). A Gas-Fueled Portable Stove

Anyone who backpacks knows that a gas-fueled portable stove is a game changer when it comes to boiling water for food. This gift is perfect for longtime and newbie backpackers alike. Don't forget to pair this gift with some  Backpacker’s Pantry Entrees, so that the gift-receiver can test out their new piece of gear. 

6). A Bear Bag 

Food is extra important and extra delicious when you're adventuring. So, help a friend out and gift them a bear bag so that the animals don't enjoy their food before they do. A well-made bear bag is essential for all kinds of camping. Learn here why you shouldn’t let bears keep you out of the backcountry (link will take you to Kuhl.com).  

7). Durable Socks 

For some, socks may seem like a lousy gift. For those who love the outdoors, the right pair of wool socks makes for a gem of a gift! Because . . .  not keeping your toes warm and cozy in the outdoors, can result in a miserable adventure.  

8). A Folding Pocket Knife 

Out in the wild or not, a pocket knife can come in handy for a multitude of reasons. A folding pocket knife is perfect for someone who wants a high-performance tool for everyday use or adventures.

9). Puffy Blanket 

Since everybody loves to cozy up to the campfire, you can't go wrong with giving a compactable blanket. A puffy blanket can be stored in the back of the car, ready to use whenever spontaneous camping adventures occur.

10). An Adventure Journal

For journaling great ideas of inspiration on the trail, or sketching beautiful landscapes, an adventure journal is a thoughtful, quick, and easy gift.

11). A Portable Hammock 

We all could use a little more #hammocktime. Make someone’s adventure more relaxing with a lightweight, durable, packable hammock.

12). A Good Adventure Book 

Give the gift of adventure inspiration! Especially now that we are all spending more time at home, an adventure book is a great way for one to stay entertained, and plan their next trip when cabin fever strikes. A good book also provides great company when out on an adventure.