These gifts are sure to please the outdoor enthusiast in your life. And best of all, each one costs $30 or less.
You don’t have to spend a fortune to get a great gift, and we’re here to prove it. Here are 30 awesome gifts for that special outdoorsy someone. Each one is priced at just $30 or less and is sure to be a pleaser.
This is a must-have accessory for those times when you want to get up with a cup of java in hand. The Stanley Classic Trigger-Action Travel Mug holds 16 ounces and will keep your coffee hot for hours on end. The stainless steel is naturally BPA-free and rust-resistant. And the push-button lid prevents spills and makes it easy to sip on the go.
Everyone needs a headlamp. With 160 lumens, this one offers plenty of brightness in a lightweight, waterproof package.
You can’t go wrong with a pair of Darn Tough wool socks. And that’s especially true of the newly released Light Hiker Micro Crew. The mesh panels on the top of the foot increase breathability. And the smooth ribbing upper stays put no matter the adventure. Light, breathable, made in the USA, and with just enough cushion in all the right places, these are a must-have.
The BUFF is one of our favorite pieces of gear of all time. It’s super-versatile: Wear it as a neck gaiter, hat, balaclava, and more. And this one is made from merino wool, giving it a nice upgrade over synthetics. Wool is naturally antimicrobial, so it won’t develop odors easily. And it keeps you warm even when wet. Grab one for your loved one.
Sometimes you want to sip and savor, and sometimes you’re on the go. The Hydro Flask 12-ounce Coffee Mug provides the tactile experience of your favorite morning cup with the insulation and dependability of your favorite Hydro Flask. So feel free to slow down and take in the day or start your multitasking early. This coffee mug will ensure you start strong.
Say goodbye to single-use plastic wrap and hello to Earth-friendly Bee’s Wrap. Handcrafted in Vermont from organic cotton and sustainable beeswax, this set will take lunch to a whole new level.
Keep the runner on your list from bonking with the lightweight SpeedShot. The bottle holds 12 ounces and has a handy pocket for stashing snacks. And the adjustable hand strap allows for grip-free running.
Therm-a-Rest Compressible Pillow: $25-30
Make camping that much more fun with a packable pillow. Made from leftover bits of Therm-a-Rest sleeping pads, this pillow gets double points for comfort and recycling.
This versatile backpack is built for travel. It packs down to the size of a Nalgene bottle and weighs just 6 ounces. It’s a great gift for anyone who regularly catches planes and collects passport stamps.
Know someone whose hands are always cold? A rechargeable, ultraportable handwarmer is just what they need. Plus, it also works as a power bank.
We love fanny packs (or waist packs, if you must), and this lightweight hauler is abundantly useful. Constructed of nylon ripstop, it’s sturdy and weather-resistant.
Hydrating just got a lot more packable and fun. Made of food-grade silicone, this bottle holds 17 ounces and folds down flat when not in use.
Whether for ambiance, warmth, or emergency preparation, this candle lantern is a winner. It has a stated burn time of 9 hours and weighs just 7.2 ounces. The neoprene case keeps it protected in your pack, and the clip-on reflector helps direct the light.
Light, strong, and with just enough stretch for pure comfort, this belt is built for adventure. And no metal means you can breeze through airport security. Plus, for every belt sold, Arcade will donate $5 to the Sherpa Adventure Gear Fund to support education for the children of Nepal.
Bring a little outdoor magic into the home with this high-quality candle. Each Paddywax candle is handpoured in the U.S. and features a crackling wood wick. And you can feel good knowing a portion of sales goes to the National Parks Foundation.
Anker Soundcore Bluetooth Speaker: $22 (27% Off)
More than 16,000 people can’t be wrong. That’s how many reviews the Anker Soundcore has on Amazon, where this little powerhouse carries a 4.5-star rating. It’s a great speaker for kicking up the tunes outside, and at just under $30, it’s an amazing value. It’s IPX 7 waterproof, meaning it can handle rain and splashes. And it should play 500 songs between charges!
Traditional and elegant, this waxed canvas fly wallet will give your favorite angler an easy way to pocket enough flies for an afternoon on the water. And with rugged, time-tested materials, it’s sure to last for years. Just check out the excellent reviews on L.L. Bean.
This made-in-the-USA wallet is built to last. Made from X-Pac, it’s water-resistant and impressively durable. The slim design minimizes bulk while easily carrying the essentials.
Fenix E12 Flashlight: $28
A good flashlight is an everyday-carry (EDC) essential. This one easily fits in the palm of your hand while blasting 130 lumens of dark-busting brightness. Fenix makes exceptional flashlights, and this one will work every time you need it.
Necessary? No. Fun and awesome? You know it. This LED lantern throws out 300 lumens of light and packs down small. The campsite will never be the same.
Recuperate from a day on the mountain with this solid-core foam roller. It’s like having your own personal, portable masseuse.
Yes, this is a very inexpensive product. But if your loved one loves a pup, it’s a great gift. Simply clip it onto the collar to give your doggo a light. In the long hours of darkness this time of year, it’s an easy way to keep an eye on your pup while getting out after sunset.
Mammut Boulder Chalk Bag: $23 (23% Off)
Know someone who dreams in crimps, jugs, and dynos? This big ol’ chalk bucket is all they need to conquer the next bouldering problem. The zippered pockets keep essentials easily accessible. And the large capacity makes for quick access and fewer refills.
‘Knot It!’ Book: $25
Knowing how to tie the right knot can save a life. And, at the very least, it’s a fun party trick. This book is filled with easy-to-follow illustrations and even comes with a cord for practicing. It’s practical and fun.
This Dopp Kit can hold all the essentials and then some. It’s perfect for travel, backpacking, hitting up the gym, or simply staying organized at home. Toothbrushes love it, and so do we.
‘Women Who Hike‘: $13-17
This is a choice gift for both seasoned and beginner hikers. It’s filled with stories of more than 20 of America’s most inspiring women adventurers. And it also includes maps, GPS coordinates, directions, and other tips for a successful hike.
This purpose-built hammer will make camp setup a breeze, and the hook helps pull out tent stakes when it’s time to go home. Plus, it has a built-in bottle opener.