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2021 Holiday Gift Guide for Outdoor Lovers

Looking for the perfect gift for an outdoor enthusiast (including yourself)? Check out our guide for amazing gifts in every price range and for every kind of trail lover.

by American Trails Staff

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Have you ever been on the trail going through wet conditions, or kayaking on the river, and wanted to write something down? With this all-weather notebook water is no impediment to jotting down your thoughts whenever and wherever you have them.


Assorted Flavors. 100% natural ingredients. Best beeswax chapsticks for dry, chapped lips. Made in USA for men, women and children.


These socks will be sure to get attention on the trail with their amazingly rendered outdoor themes. Brightly colored and detailed, these aren't your average socks.


Power Up Trail Mix is a protein packed trail mix, that is non-GMO, vegan, gluten free, keto-friendly, and paleo-friendly. There are no artificial ingredients.


This lightweight tool works for many purposes, as a fork, spoon, sharp knife, and even an emergency whistle. You can't get more versatility out of a lightweight tool at this price range. Any trail lover would love to have this in their pack.


This unisex knit beanie not only keeps your head warm but lights your way as well. There is a fully rechargeable bright LED flashlight attached to the front of the beanie. A unique and fun headlamp, this is sure to be a popular gift on Christmas day.


Escape to the great outdoors with this stunning adult coloring book. Landscapes; animals such as wolves, big cats, and birds; country scenes; mountains; waterfalls; hiking; camping; and all the great things nature provides... this book has it all! If you love the outdoors and you love coloring then this book was made for you. So sit back, relax, and color!


These amazing outdoor themed stickers can be used on bikes, kayaks, laptops, or any other surface you can think to throw a sticker on.


These merino wool hiking socks made of 80% merino wool blend, all these wool hiking socks are integrally sutured by meticulous process, there are no spare threads inside. soft handle, good elasticity, strong warmth retention and moisture absorption.


Vintage and trendy design thick warm wool socks women that will coordinate with whatever you're wearing. Brighten up those cold winter mornings with these snuggly cozy socks to keep your toes warm. Featuring merino wool.


Hot sauce might not seem like an obvious gift for a trail lover, but for many campfire meals hot sauce is an important element. These small bottles are perfect to carry in your pack, and make a unique and thoughtful gift for an outdoor adventurer.


This collapsible lantern is space saving and solar rechargeable. It also comes with a lifetime warranty that will guarantee your gift recipient can use it for years, or even decades, to come.


AnorTrek is a brand which focuses on camping gears, especially quality camping hammocks. We aim to provide the best camping equipment for all of our customers. Each of our product is designed to improve the outdoor experience for customers. They are high-quality, easy to use, comfortable and lightweight! This is the third time we upgraded our hammocks. Each AnorTrek camping hammock comes with two tree straps and two solid steel carabiners. The portable hammock has everything you need. It is well packed and super lightweight and handy. You can easily fit it in your backpack to go hiking or overnight camping. It is sturdy, comfortable, safe and super easy to set up. Various of color to select. Just bring it and enjoy your trip!


This is a classic gift for outdoor lovers of all ages. The 16-inch diameter plastic Guide to the Stars chart is an instrument to help you identify the constellations. You simply dial-in your observing time and date to find the set of constellations visible in your sky.


This pen-sized fishing set is lightweight and portable making it easy to carry outside anywhere. This miniature fishing set comes with a delicate box, and is a perfect present for families and friends.


Silver tone nature-inspired design- Our round frame tree necklace pendant features a small forest in front of mountains. The cut-out portion represents the sky, which takes on the color of your shirt or skin. It’s attached to a 19” chain that dangles just below the collarbone. This necklace works great for everyday wear or special occasions.


A compass is an important safety tool and this compass outshines the rest. It's lightweight, accurate, and glows in the dark so you will always be able to see where you're going.


These food wraps are made of organic cotton, sustainably harvested bees wax, organic jojoba oil, and tree resin. This three pack will let you bring multiple snacks for your next adventure. They also makes a unique eco-friendly gift idea.


When writer and navigator Tristan Gooley journeys outside, he sees a natural world filled with clues. The roots of a tree indicate the sun’s direction; the Big Dipper tells the time; a passing butterfly hints at the weather; a sand dune reveals prevailing wind; the scent of cinnamon suggests altitude; a budding flower points south. To help you understand nature as he does, Gooley shares more than 850 tips.


This lighter can only be described as really cool. Both waterproof and windproof, you will have fire whenever and wherever you need with this lighter. It comes with a thick lanyard for better carrying and is fully rechargeable through a USB, meaning this lighter can last a lifetime.


You don't have to give up wearing high performance socks to celebrate the holidays, because these socks have it all. These have a fun decorative holiday theme in a high performance package.


This custom design features a funny Bigfoot Sasquatch Retro Sun inspired design. The printing technique features a distressed and washed technique giving the garment a vintage look. This would make a perfect gift for any Hide and Seek Sasquatch Bigfoot lover.


Whether you're cycling, hiking, kayaking, or out riding your horse or ATV you might want to listen to music while you do it. These headphones are waterproof so you can take part in any outdoor activity without worrying about it interrupting your music. They come with a sleek charging case and connect with your phone or other devices through Bluetooth.


This chair is so ultralight and compact that it weighs only 2 pounds and can be picked up with a finger. The chair folds up to fit into a small carrying case, so it's a chair that can truly go anywhere.


A truly MUST-HAVE EDC First Aid Survival Kit that customized by U.S Military veterans. Perfect for any outdoor activities and emergencies. With 8.5'' x 6'' x 4.5'' overall dimension, the kit weights only 2 lbs. The Everlit Survival First Aid Kit fits perfectly in your backpack, office desk, closet and car trunk. The kit also offer extra space to add your own stuff.


We can't always hit the trail, but this National Parks themed board game is a great way to celebrate nature while having fun at home. Yahtzee is also the perfect game to bring on a family camping trip to a National Park!


Snacking made Simple: includes (24) individual bags of 1.7-2Oz of Ker's trail mix in sweet 'n salty - Sweet 'n spicy and PB dark chocolate. Enjoy at home or on the go for a quick and easy portion controlled snack that will leave you satisfyingly full. Sourcing responsibly: we responsibly source tree nuts, peanuts, seeds, fruits and chocolates for our snacks from thousands of farms around the world, supporting local farmers and their communities.


Amazon Essentials is focused on creating affordable, high-quality, and long-lasting everyday clothing you can rely on. Our line of men’s must-haves includes polo shirts, chino pants, classic-fit shorts, casual button-downs, and crew-neck tees. Our consistent sizing takes the guesswork out of shopping, and each piece is put to the test to maintain the highest standards in quality and comfort.


Close-but-comfortable fit with easy movement, ultra-soft sherpa with midweight polar fleece lining, and full-length zippered closure at front.


This high-performance headlamp offers four brightness settings, is lightweight and comfortable, and reaches a maximum runtime of 330 hours at lower setting with its high capacity built-in rechargeable battery.


TrailBuddy Trekking Poles' tough aluminum can withstand pressure and impact better than carbon fiber - crucial if hiking on rocky terrain or supporting heavier weight. Available in beautiful black, blue, red, green, yellow, pink, purple, and aqua colors, these poles also come with a carrying bag, 2 pairs rubber tips, 1 pair connectors, mud baskets, and snow baskets.


Made with tough woven cotton, it protects your utensils from the elements, falls, and it has multiple compartments, so flatware stays sturdy and doesn’t clatter during transportation. The trendy kit can be used for multiple applications, perfect for concerts, sporting events, hiking, boat rides, mountaineering and BBQ’s. The weather retardant the travel utensil kit is the perfect camp kitchen accessory, and it holds all your essential outdoor cooking utensils.


24x17 scratch off USA map poster with national parks, landmarks, highest peaks, and state flags.


Outdoor Essentials: Equipped with solar panel, just hang it on your backpack to get recharge via sunlight. Built in LED flashlight with "Steady-Flashing-SOS" 3 modes, highly sturdy and durable design, it's perfect for outdoor activities. Advanced Wireless Portable Charger: Truly cable-free solar power bank with wireless output supports all QI-enabled phones for inductive charging. Such as for iPhone 11 Pro Max / XS Max / 8 plus, Samsung Galaxy S20 / S10 / Note 10 Plus etc.


A step up from the notebook by itself, this kit includes a waterproof carrying pouch as well as a weatherproof pen. This is the perfect thoughtful gift for a writer who loves to spend time in the outdoors.


Made of high-tech aircraft-grade aluminum and ABS material, anti-skid surface treatment makes the touch more comfortable, smooth, and warm. This hand warmers can heat up within seconds, it have 3 different heat temperatures settings.


This is one of those hammocks you can actually sleep in outside. The mosquito net and hammock combined protect you from all those creepy crawlers which means a safer and comfortable trip. The compact and lightweight portable parachute hammock comes in an elegant pouch with all its installation tools.


The ultimate gift for bird watchers, these binoculars connect with your smart phone to take incredible photos like never before. These binoculars also feature large eyepieces and are both waterproof and light resistant, so can be used in any atmosphere.


This knife is truly unlike anything else out there. With a beautiful stainless steel design, this knife could make an incredible addition to anyone's pack.


Osprey's Hikelite 26 is an unassuming technical pack that is perfect for dayhikes and everyday use. Our incredibly ventilated AirSpeed backpanel means you won't have to deal with the discomfort of hoisting a sweaty pack onto your back. No matter your daily destination, If you're looking for a simple pack that provides excellent comfort, incredible ventilation, and added features like an integrated raincover for less than bluebird days, the Hikelite 26 is the right pack for you.


Designed with the same commitment to fit, features and materials as our technical packs, the Comet is a reliable pack you’ll reach for day in and day out. Featuring a front panel grab handle, upper and lower side compression and separate zippered laptop access. Stay hydrated and seen whether you’re headed to class or on a casual day trip with dual water bottle pockets and a blinker light attachment loop.


Comes with a Gosky 2021 newest quick alignment smartphone holder. 12X50 High Power Magnification - Have the best view in your outdoor adventures. To see 12X closer with a clear and bright image with the generous, light-gathering 50mm objective wide lens. Waterproof, Dust-proof, and Shockproof Design: Nitrogen-filled waterproof and O-ring sealed optics prevent moisture, dust and debris and ensures the living waterproof function.


Published November 2021

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