It’s natural to get excited about opening presents on Christmas Day, but something we love just as much, maybe even a little more, is picking out the perfect gifts for our loved ones. Need to fill a stocking for your significant other? Looking for the perfect item for your buddy during a Secret Santa exchange? Check out these 18 products that will have the outdoor lover in your life grinning ear to ear.
1. Yeti Rambler Lowball
Ideal for any beverage, this vessel is a must-have. Engineered with stainless steel and double-wall vacuum insulation, the Rambler Lowball features YETI’s No Sweat design, allowing you to easily transition from hot morning coffee to cold afternoon beers.
2. Bluebeards Original Beard Wash
For the man in your life who sports a burly beard year-round, Beard Washes by Bluebeards Original make for the perfect hint — er, gift — for the guy who needs a little help in the facial hair grooming department. Available in a variety of scents and paraben-free, these beard washes will help keep his beard groomed and manageable.
3. SmartWool Ski Socks
Socks are a necessity for any skier, so you might as well make them look good. New this season, we’re digging the PhD Slopestyle Medium Switch 1980 Socks, offering medium-cushion, moisture-management, and temperature-regulating qualities. Made with Merino wool, these socks will help keep your feet happy, warm and dry, all while keeping the odor at bay.
4. Big Agnes MtnGLO Tent Light Accessory Kit
Powered by batteries or any USB source, the MtnGLO Tent Lights are both fun and practical, adding flare to your home away from home. Sure, you can use these durable LED lights to illuminate your tent for the sake of sorting gear in the dark, or you can use them to transform camp into an after-hours party that everyone can enjoy.
5. Waterproof Selfie Stick
We’re all familiar with the selfie stick, but this one deserves special attention. Just as the name suggests, the device protects your phone so you can really get creative with your awe-worthy, moment-capturing abilities.
6. Stojo Pocket Cup
The Stojo delivers adventurers a collapsible, leak-proof, reusable cup that can easily accompany you anywhere you roam. Sip, stow and go!
7. Trilipiderm All-Body Moisture Retention Crème
Hailing from Jackson, Wyo., Trilipiderm knows a thing or two about dry skin while playing outside. Combining scientific research with the best that nature has to offer, the All-Body Retention Crème is the go-to for dry, cracked, chapped skin after your time out on the slopes. The product is free of parabens, mineral oil, titanium dioxide and petrolatum.
Yaktrax Ski are the super easy, yet very reliable, way to safely stroll the streets on your way to and from the slopes. Made of rubber, Yaktrax Ski improve traction on snow and ice, offer stability while walking in your ski boots, and protect your soles from the wear and tear of walking on pavement.
9. Hobie Phin Sunglasses
Looking for multi-use shades that are functional and fashionable? Look no further than the Phin. These sunglasses feature Hydro Infinity polarized lenses and 360 degrees of protection against water, sweat, and sunscreen. From fishing in the fall to apres ski drinking in the spring, these shades are a year-round fit.
10. Headsweats Trucker Hat
Whether it’s worn around town or deep in the woods, every outdoorsman needs a good trucker hat. And this one, in particular, is making us smile from ear to ear. With the Trucker Hat Bigfoot Blue, you can proudly show off your fun personality and your love for the outdoors. The hat is lightweight, wicking, breathable, and quick-drying.
11. Carbon 2 Cobalt Sling Shot
The Sling Shot needs no introduction. Any mountain man will love you for gifting it…not to mention allowing him to revert to his childish ways. Small, compact, and inexpensive, this is a stocking stuffer at its best.
12. Quiksilver Apex Beanie
Style, warmth, and a pom-pom detail to boot. The Apex Beanie is a great addition to any guy’s hat collection.
13. Flylow Gear Tough Guy Gloves
The name says it all. The Tough Guy Glove will keep your hands warm and protected, while also making sure you don’t forget that you’re a real tough guy.
Attaching to a tree, bicycle handle bars, or paddle, the Gekkopod is a compact, moldable mount for your smartphone, GoPro, and camera. Adventures aren’t complete without snapping a few shots of your traveling shenanigans, and this handy product enables you to do just that.
15. Matador Pocket Blanket
The Matador offers convenience in a compact size for those on the go. Made of lightweight parachute material, the water-repellant blanket packs up easily so you can carry it around everywhere, just in case you happen to stumble upon dirty bleachers at the game or an impromptu picnic after your pick-up game of ultimate in the park.
The CardNinja is a great solution for the guy who travels light. One thing he’ll usually have on hand is his phone, so why not give him something that he can use. The spandex pocket with 3M adhesives attaches to the back of any smartphone or case, enabling you to keep your ID, cash, and credit cards safe.
17. Brooklyn Watch by Rumba
Even the most outdoorsy of men need to tell time – occasionally. If your guy is still rocking an old, beat up watch that barely works, take a look at the Brooklyn Watch. The watch features a stainless steel case and stainless steel back, NATO Genuine Leather band, and has 165 feet water resistance.
18. Of One Sea Handcrafted Paddleball Set
This paddleball set has been hand-carved and hand-painted, making for a great gift for that special someone who appreciates great craftsmanship, especially when it comes in the form of a game. This set makes a great addition on any camping, river, or beach trip.