Convenience and comfort are the hallmarks of the most practical gifts you can give any outdoor lover in your life. Simplifying life when they’re away from home is key, whether they enjoy going on the occasional camping trip or go on hikes every weekend and tend to spend the majority of their time outside. For those who make their unofficial home in the fresh air, these gifts — all priced under $50 — are sure to bring a smile to their faces this holiday season.
WESN QR Titanium Milled Quick Release Keychain
There’s definitely more to this keychain than meets the eye. The WESN QR Titanium Milled Quick Release Keychain is the strongman of accessories. It’s constructed using two separated titanium pieces, then heat-treated to ensure that it remains in the same pristine condition years from now as it is today. Sleek and stylish, it exhibits all of the hallmarks of the perfect understated accessory. It’s unobtrusive and compact enough that it won’t interfere with any of his outdoorsy gear, yet substantial enough to do the job efficiently.
OLIGHT S1 500 Lumen Cree XM-L2 CW Compact EDC LED Flashlight
Whether he’s outside or at home, odds are he’ll find plenty of excuses to make use of the OLIGHT S1 500 Lumen Cree XM-L2 CW Compact EDC LED Flashlight. At a glance, it’s a slip of a thing — barely noticeable, it fits discreetly into the palm of the hand. Yet it produces light up to 500 lumens, casting a bold glow that allows him to easily grow accustomed to his surroundings in the wilderness or while scaling mountains. A single battery is all that’s needed to power this small yet mighty flashlight, which features a discrete switch on the side that ensures it won’t turn on accidentally while he’s in motion.
Izola Everyday Carry Tool Kit
Multipurpose tools have always carried with them a certain intrigue. Sometimes they seem incredibly useful, and other times they simply add unnecessary bulk to the equation. That’s not the case with the Izola Everyday Carry Tool Kit, which includes everything that he may conceivably need in a variety of situations while navigating the outside world. This remarkably handy kit includes a sleek LED flashlight along with a handheld tool that features pliers, a wire cutter, a knife, a bottle opener, a Phillips screwdriver, a flathead screwdriver, a file, and a ruler. Both items are tucked into a sturdy gift box, perfect for giving and keeping.
Thermacell Patio Shield Mosquito Repellent
Spending time outside means enjoying the wonders of the great outdoors — and dealing with the occasional mosquito. That’s where the Thermacell Patio Shield Mosquito Repellent comes in so useful. Providing up to 15 feet of protection in any environment, it shields him for up to 12 hours from the pesky insects. It’s a DEET-free alternative that doesn’t require any type of topical application. It produces no scent, lasts and lasts, and is simple to use. When it’s time to replace, the repellent mats simply transform into a white color. It’s the perfect choice for any outdoor fanatic.
TACTICAGEAR Tactica M.100 Multipurpose Pocket Tool
There are multitools, and then there’s the Tacticagear Tactica M.100 Multipurpose Pocket Tool. It’s a standout in its class, designed to withstand all kinds of unusual and unexpected occurrences that might arise during a normal outdoor excursion. Small, lightweight, ergonomic, and scratch-resistant, it’s designed with both Phillips and flathead screwdrivers, an all-in-one bottle opener, a ruler, a package cutter, and a universal wrench with six sizes. Made with a powerful composite material, it boasts incredible strength and is designed to remain sturdy and durable for years.
Carhartt Unisex Vertical Lunch Cooler with Water Bottle
Trust that while the heavy-duty accessories are essential, so too is a quality lunch bag. The Carhartt Unisex Vertical Lunch Cooler with Water Bottle is among the most practical of the bunch. It’s lean and tall, with enough room to hold almost anything he plans to tote along. The bag includes a sturdy, BPA-free Carhartt water bottle measuring 20 ounces. With its easy-snap lid, he won’t have to worry about spills. The heavy-duty fabric is designed with the brand’s innovative Rain Defender, so water splashes, stains, and damage are all things of the past. This bag is tall enough to hold six 12-ounce bottles, is fully insulated, and can keep everything inside cold for at least 12 hours. An exterior mesh pocket and a front zip pocket provide room for lunchtime extras.
Don’t Die in the Woods World’s Toughest Emergency Blanket Multipack
Ask anyone who has ever left the house without a warming layer — they are more than necessary out there. The Don’t Die in the Woods World’s Toughest Emergency Blanket Multipack has him covered! This set includes a set of four extra large double-sided color mylar blankets, each rolled into their own nylon stuff sacks. They’re compact enough to grip in the palm of the hand, easy to stash anywhere from a backpack to a pocket, and great for locking in body heat when the winds pick up and temperatures plummet. The waterproof mylar is designed by NASA and designed to reflect 90% of body heat, ensuring that he remains comfortable no matter what the conditions outside.