An individual who thrives outdoors thinks there is nothing better than relaxing amid scenic views, cozying up in a tent in front of a crackling campfire, and eating roasted marshmallows with fellow campers. Individuals who love the outdoors would take any opportunity to tie up their boots, set off into nature and get some fresh air–whether it is for a casual day hike, an overnight stay in a nearby campsite, or a weekend backpacking stint across several regions in the country. After a series of lockdowns, more and more individuals are itching to go and explore the outdoors–and understandably so.
With most cities easing on quarantine restrictions, people are starting to frolic outside, venture off to camping destinations and local hiking trails. That said, these upcoming holidays might be the perfect opportunity to give said individuals a holiday gift they genuinely want and need.
With Christmas day less than two weeks away from now, many of us may have started our Christmas shopping, but there are also some of us who are still in the process of refining our shopping lists.
As the holiday season draws closer, we need to take a closer look at our gift list and see whether the persons receiving our gifts would not only appreciate the gesture but need the holiday present as well. So, what do you get the person in your life who seems to thrive outdoors? Who is the happiest outside, in a tent, amid nature, and under the stars? For starters, updating their outdoor gear with new camping accessories and items would be your initial thought. However, unlike any other recipients, choosing gifts for campers can be a little complex considering that the market has quite a myriad of exceptional and innovative outdoor gear. Moreover, the gift shopping endeavor may even be a bit challenging if you do not engage in camping yourself.
Keep in mind that not all gears are suitable as a gift. If your gift recipient is known to be an outdoor enthusiast, then it is safe to assume that they already own a bunch of essential camping equipment. In this regard, you need to be a little crafty in getting them a gift that is not already in their extensive gear collection. That said, go for a shopping list that is a mix of basic gear and unique items. If your recipient is someone who just got into the hobby, giving them basic equipment might be something that they will appreciate. But if they are someone who has been camping for a while now, choose items that are not exactly essentials but would definitely be appreciated and even needed. So, if you are looking for the ideal holiday gift for the intrepid camper or wish to fill the Christmas stocking of an outdoor enthusiast, then this list has you covered.
Below are is a list of holiday gift suggestions perfect for anyone who loves camping and the outdoors.
FOR THE CAMP CHEF
If your recipient is a camper group’s designated camp chef, then they should be in possession of basic camping cookware that would inspire them to make delicious and nourishing camp grub. Moreover, the items listed below would make camp cooking effortless and a lot more enjoyable.
Winning the BEST NEW GEAR AWARDS in the summer of 2016, Kovea’s Slim Twin Burner is the perfect addition to a camping chef’s gear collection. This two-burner camp stove is lightweight and easy to transport, ensuring that it would not weigh them down during the hike towards the campsite. It comes with excellent simmering controls that it would feel as if you are using a stovetop appliance from home. With a unique multi-fuel gas stove, it can be used with propane, butane, and isobutane to cook up amazing outdoor grub.
To make their culinary creations, your camping chef needs a suitable and balanced prep area as well. Made from high-quality aluminum material, this hard tabletop is scratch proof and has light steel table legs with a skid-proof bottom. The table comes with three separate parts (rolled table top, folding frame, and fixed links), making it easy to take out and store. A culinary chef can prop it anywhere for food preparation. Similarly, the table can function as a dining tabletop for camping feasts, and you can easily stow it away without so much of a hassle.
A camping chef should have the proper equipment and kitchen utensils to make their camp food creations come to life. In this regard, KOVEA’s Hard 56 Cookset would be an appropriate gift as this hard aluminum set of utensils provides safe and clean cookware for any type of outside cooking. The set comes with a set of utensils and cookware suitable for 5-6 people.
Make a chef camp’s designated job a little bit easier by giving them all they would ever need to make their kitchen creations a success with Red Maple Outdoor Kitchen Set. The set comes with a collection of stainless steel kitchen essentials, which include a frying ladle, soup ladle, scissors, tongs, chef’s knife, rice ladle, and a chopping board–all kept and organized in a sturdy and stylish black case. It is the perfect addition to a camping chef’s cookware!
Make a camping chef’s makeshift kitchen a little more organized and neat by giving them a stainless steel folding plate rack. Lightweight and portable, the folding rack can easily fit in your camp box or even your bag. With this plate rack, a camping chef will never have to worry about manually wiping all of the plates after a camping feast. They can simply place all of the utensils and dishes used on the rack to dry.
FOR THE CAMPER FRIEND
Give the intrepid adventurers and camping enthusiasts in your life something they will appreciate this holiday season by choosing gifts that would fit their outdoor lifestyle. Moreover, choose gifts that would make their excursions a lot easier and more enjoyable insomuch that they would look forward to their next stint outdoors. The items listed below are guaranteed to do just that.
Make sure your camper friend has a multifunctional tool that they can use on their next camping excursion by giving them a Motohashi Tough Hook Daisy Chain. This hook has about fifty loops attached to the strong tape and can be used to keep your friend’s campsite neat and organized by hanging frequently used cups and lights. In this way, they can guarantee no mess on the table. Similarly, this versatile tool can also be used to dry used utensils and dishes as well as laundry. It can even be used to hang large lanterns at night, which can adequately illuminate the campsite. The hook is strong enough to hold about 30kg of weight in a single loop and can be hung on any steady and heavy items. It is available in three colors: Black, Orange or Olive Green.
Do not let the name fool you. This lantern holder is actually a stainless steel hook that can be used for anything–may that be your lanterns, garbage, drying nets, or anything at all, making it the perfect addition to your camper friend’s gear collection. It can be used both outdoors and indoors, can hook on to variable pole sizes, and has a maximum load capacity of about 3-4kg.
Illuminate your camper friend’s nocturnal camping excursions by giving them a UCO Hundred Headlamp. With this gadget, you can light the path to their campsite–literally! With the headlamp’s optical lens and bright LED 120-lumen light, your camper friend can enjoy their nighttime adventures at camp, and with the stylized headband that creates a distinctive look, your camper friend can enjoy the excursion even more with both of their hands-free to do some other tasks. For easy brightness adjustments, the headband comes with a simple button operation that cycles through low, medium, and high light settings. Comfortable to wear and easily adjustable, the elastic headlamp fits just about anyone. It is the ideal addition to anyone’s extensive collection of camping gear.
Elevate your camper friend’s camping experience by ensuring they have all the necessary camp furniture to make their excursion more enjoyable and memorable. With Tani’s Camping High Back Portable Camping Chair, your friend can enjoy an afternoon relaxing amid scenic views or lounge by the campfire at night. Even when they are not camping, they can use the portable camping chair in their homes as it is easy to pick up and plop down anywhere. Lightweight and portable, your camper friend might just be bringing this camping chair to all of his camping expeditions.
Kovea’s Alpine Pot EZ Eco will be your camper friend’s next best friend when they receive it! Designed for mountain climbing, fishing, traveling, and picnicking, the advanced burner head is the perfect companion for all sorts of adventures your camper friend might have. It comes with a wide-based 1L pot and a couple of attachments where your camper friend can actually cook with the stove. It also comes with a cozy attached to the pot to prevent burns whenever it is in use. The handles are also coated with silicon to give your camper friend a better grip on the pot. It is stable and safe for kids to use and can be used to boil or simmer water to make meals.
FOR THE OUTDOOR COFFEE LOVERS
There is nothing quite like enjoying a hot cup of coffee amid beautiful scenery and nature’s bounty. You can ask your intrepid adventurer friend, and they will likely tell you the same. To make their next outdoor excursion even more fun. The gifts listed below are guaranteed to make the outdoor coffee lovers in your life look forward to their next camping stint.
An outdoor enthusiast that loves coffee will definitely love Rivers Coffee Grinder Kit. Given its compact size and portability, it is the perfect companion for caffeine lovers who love taking their cup of joe with them on their adventures. It is the ideal gift for grinding coffee anytime and anywhere, making it a welcome addition to your friend’s collection of hiking or camping essentials.
Give the outdoor and coffee lover in your life, one of Japan’s best selling cups. Portable, handy, and stylish, the Rivers Wallmug Sleek is everything your coffee lover will ever need to enjoy his cup of coffee outdoors. Designed as a double wall, the coffee cup no longer requires a paper sleeve for you to carry around. Moreover, it is lightweight and hard to break, guaranteeing that it will last the many adventures your friend will have. It also comes with a Micro Coffee Dripper making it the perfect camping companion that your friend would want to use not only for outdoor excursions but for everyday use as well.
Weighing just a mere 14 grams, Rivers Cave-R & Pond-F set box guarantees that your coffee lover friend can enjoy freshly made coffee wherever they might be camping. Made from a plastic material instead of wood, this foldable set can be stored inside any WALLMUG and is the perfect addition to your friend’s collection of camping accessories. As it is made with foldable material, they can quickly put it away in an instant.
For the coffee lover friend, who also happens to be stylish, why not give them something that abets their caffeine addiction while simultaneously making them look trendy and hip? Rivers Demita is a double wall tumbler that can be used as a take-out cup, and with a weight of just 100g and a 350ml capacity, your friend can bring their favorite beverage with them everywhere and anywhere. The tumbler comes with plenty of multifunctional charm, making it the ideal gift to give this upcoming holidays.
With the selection of gifts above, you can now finally give the outdoor and camping lovers in your life a present they can truly enjoy and use this upcoming holidays. By choosing any of the thoughtful gifts above, you can make their next trip even more enjoyable and memorable.