20 Gift Ideas for the Adventure Traveler


Give a gift that keeps on giving!

Outdoor enthusiast and adventure travelers appreciate items that help them check off that bucket list. Whether the budget is $10 or $500, we have ideas for you!

20 Gift Ideas for the Adventurer Traveler

Cross-Over Carry-On 56cm / 22” by Thule

This is a smart looking, hybrid roller carry-on!

The Cross-Over has a padded top load pouch for a laptop and a durable exoskeleton with hide-away backpack straps. It has a divided main compartment to separate clean clothes from wet and dirty ones.

This versatile piece of luggage is perfect for a Caribbean beach get-away or jaunt around the world that takes you from the city, desert, mountains to jungle.       Cost $299.95

Slidebelt Survival Belt at BuckleGear

Who wouldn’t want this belt?

The only belt you’ll ever need. This is a high quality, attractive, multifunctional leather belt with a built in LED flashlight, knife, bottle opener, fire rod and survival strap. It also comes with free molle accessory straps!

Cost: $150



Popstar Polarized Sunglasses by Popticals

Popticals are our new favorite sunglasses! They are durable, compactable, multifunctional and ideal for travelers, backpackers, runners, anglers and anyone with an active lifestyle.

Their patent FL2 Mirco-Rail system allows the lenses to slide in parallel to each other, ‘spooning,’ compacting their size in half to fit neatly into a durable hard-shell case.

Cost: $180-$239




Micro Vario Carbon Trekking Poles by Leki

Propel down the trail or up the mountain with these ultralight, folding trekking poles.

These strong, compactable hiking poles should go on all your adventures. Increase stability and take 35% of pack weight and pressure off your back, hips and knees.

Cost: $199.95




Terrex Climaheat Ultimate Fleece Jacket by adidas Terrex

A go-to jacket for cold weather activities.

Breathable insulation and moisture wicking, the Terrex Climaheat Ultimate Fleece is attractive, cozy and warm.

Cost: $139



 1996 VIOZ LUX GTX® RR Backpacking Boots by Zamberlan

From Patagonia, the Andes, Rockies to the Alps, the new Vioz boots are what you need for backpacking adventures in the mountains.

Handcrafted in Italy with Tuscan full-grain leather, upper and Vibram outsole with wide lugs, these boots are comfortable, water resistant, strong, sturdy and can handle tough terrain.      Cost: $330



Revolt Head Lamp by Black Diamond

Traveling, backpacking, mountain climbing or working on your car, always have access to light!

Bright, this waterproof, 300 lumens of light headlamp is USB-rechargeable and also runs on standard AAA batteries.

Cost: $59.95



FASTPACK 35 by Ultimate Direction

The perfect backpack for day or weekend hikes, climbing 14’ers or running self-supported stage-race ultramarathons.

The FASTPACK 35 is light-weight and comfortable! We love the easy access, large, front storage pockets, on the straps, for water bottles, cell phone, maps and more.

Cost: $185




Hiker Hat by Tilley

The ultimate travel hat! Not only will you look good, it protects you from the sun and rain.

The Hiker Hat is made with a water resistant, sun protection UPF 50+, HyperKewl™ Evaporative cooling material. Combined with its mesh ventilation system, you won’t overheat and keep the elements at bay!

Cost: $100



Challenger ATR 4 by Hoka One One

The new and improved Challenger ATR 4, all-terrain trail sneakers are the real deal!

They are fast and light (7.4 oz.) with an improved upper durability. You’ll feel their stability and traction running or hiking across rocks, scree and dirt tracks.

Cost: $130



Parachute Nylon Print Double Hammock by Grand Trunk Goods

Sleep like a baby in this roomie Double Hammock from Grand Trunk.

Made from strong parachute nylon, this hammock is 20% bigger than other double hammocks and only weighs 28oz. Choose from 15 different, very cool, print designs and be the envy of campsite neighbors.

You’ll never want to sleep on the ground again.     Cost: $74.99



Spark SP II Sleeping Bag by Sea-to-Summit

The Spark II is warm and packs small!

Rated for 35F/1C, it is an ideal ultra-lightweight (< 1lb.), super compressible sleeping bag for three-season camping, backpacking and self-supported ultra-marathons.    Cost: $379-$399


NeoAir® XTherm™ Sleeping Mattress by Thermarest

This is a must have for any backpacker or mountain climber!

NeoAir® XTherm™ is light-weight (1 lbs.), durable, four-season air mattress that gives the greatest warmth to weight ratio than any other on the market. Its 2.5” thickness makes for a comfortable sleep.

Cost: $199.95 – $239.95

Fly Creek HV2 Platinum Tent by Big Agnes

When backpacking fast and light, this 2-person tent is what you need!

Stay dry and warm on your next adventure with the lightest, three-season, double-walled, free-standing BA tent to date. Weighing in at 2lbs, with 28 sqft of floor space and 7ft in the vestibule, there is plenty of room to stretch out and store gear.     Cost: $549.95


UNDER $50 Gift Ideas

5-Piece Straw Set by Klean Kanteen

On the home front, these eco-friendly, reusable, stainless-steal straws are the solution to never having to buy disposable plastic straws again!

Whether drinking smoothies, daiquiris, pressed juice or protein shakes, these straws make for smooth sipping! They come with removable silicone flex tips (multi-colors or black) and a separate, natural palm fiber brush for easy cleaning.

Cost: $9.95



Give-N-Go Underwear by Exofficio

Because you only need 1 pair.

Not into going commando? Need to pack less? Get these comfortable, odor-resistant, wash-in-a-sink unmentionables. Great for travel, the gym, shopping or date night! For her, Give-N-Go Sports Mesh Thongs. For him, Sports Mesh Boxer Briefs

Costs: $22-$25



Cutie Bootie Socks by Wigwam

Comfortable, colorful and warm for cross-fit, hiking and walking around town!

A knit combo of drirelease® Tencel®, Stretch Nylon and Spandex your feet will stay dry and blister-free.

Cost: $13




Bug Out Bag Belt by BuckleGear

When you want more than just a belt!

Made from heavy duty nylon and strong polymer, this belt doesn’t just hold your pants up. It can be disassembled and reassembled for multiple uses. From a strap, rigging, tether, tourniquet and snare, everyone should have a Bug Out Bag Belt.

Cost: $12.99


Insulated Classic 20 or 32oz Bottle by Klean Kanteen

Take this eco-friendly bottle everywhere and always stay hydrated!

Made from stainless steel, with double-wall vacuum insulation and a leak proof loop cap, your hot chocolate will stay toasty for up to 20 hours and cold beverages will stay cold for up to 50 hours.

Cost: $27.97 – 30.95


Ultra Compression OTC Socks by Injinji

A toe sock with compression is a wonderful thing! Ideal for traveling, especially when sitting or standing for long periods of time, hiking, running, post run or hanging out at camp with flip flops.

Anti-chaffing, Injinji has built in a graduated compression component that starts at the ankle and goes up the calf. This increases circulation, blood flow, reduce recovery time and muscle fatigue.

Cost: $49




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