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As the seasons change and the great outdoors beckon, it’s time to celebrate the rugged spirit of adventure that resides within every man. Whether you’re an avid hiker, a camping enthusiast, or simply someone who appreciates the beauty of nature, being prepared for your outdoor escapades is paramount. 

Our editors have scoured the market to curate a list of the most exceptional gifts for the outdoorsman in your life. From cutting-edge gear and gadgets to timeless classics, our selection encompasses everything you need to elevate your outdoor experiences and stay ahead in the world of outdoor lifestyle. So, gear up and get ready to explore the untamed wilderness, because these handpicked items are sure to enhance your next adventure.

Proof Rover Adventure Shirt Jacket

This rugged canvas work jacket has been significantly enhanced and upgraded with the same workhorse fabric as Proof’s bestselling Rover Pant. Available in two colors – namely, Anthracite and Dark Olive – this shirt jacket is more than ready to take you into the wilderness.

Ciele Athletics Lightweight Performance Waterproof Jacket

Made with 10D recycled nylon that’s waterproof and breathable, this incredibly lightweight running jacket boasts COOLmatic.EXP™ back vent dumps for increased airflow. It’s got a ©-Fit™ hood adjustment that stays put on windy wet runs. Stow your EDC in the jacket’s convenient inner compartment pockets.

Norda 001 Trail Running Sneaker

A triumph of innovation and sustainability, the Norda 001 Trail Running Sneaker is constructed with Bio-Dyneema®, a sustainable fiber 15 times stronger than steel by weight. The shoe offers optimal cushioning for ultra-distance running. Boasting a custom Vibram soleplate, eTPU insole, and a proprietary inner lock system, this shoe ensures the ultimate fit, even in the toughest conditions.

On Explorer Pant

Designed for explorers who want to stay fresh and agile on even the steepest switchback trails, this lightweight yet robust pant is for you. Its side pockets are perfect for stashing your EDC, while the utility cargo pockets provide extra storage options. The adjustable ankle cuffs tighten to keep cold winds out or loosen them for a cropped look.

Fjallraven Vidda Pro Lite Trouser

These lightweight, robust pants are purpose-built for tough hikes. The stretch fabric moves with you when navigating rugged terrain, while the reinforced double-layer knees and seat provide dependable durability. Three bellowed button-closure leg pockets provide secure storage for pocket knives, GPS devices, and other outdoor EDC.

Huckberry x Mystery Ranch Urban Assault – 21L Backpack

Built with ultra-tough 500D Cordura, this backpack is ready for all outdoor adventures. Inspired by military assault rucksacks, this backpack boasts an exclusive camo pattern and co-branded patches throughout. It has a fixed harness frame system for comfortable all-day carry and a 3-ZIP design for quick access no matter your loadout.

ORU KAYAK The Lake Kayak

Meet the lightest, most portable, and easiest-to-assemble folding kayak yet. The innovative Lake Kayak is made for casual kayaking on calm waters, such as lakes, rivers, and bays, so it’s perfect for beginners who like to travel with their portable kayak. Puncture- and abrasion-resistant the kayak will easily slide over rocks and other obstacles.

ARRIS Heated Vest

Stay warm and comfortable in any situation with this vest’s carbon fiber heating elements that generate heat for your chest, abdomen, back, and waist. The selectable LED smart controller allows you to control heating zones and choose from 5 heat settings, delivering ideal heat for any activity.

Cotopaxi COSO 2L Hip Pack

Made from recycled polyester, this hip pack brings no-hands convenience to local wanderings and foreign adventures alike. Its main compartment is easy to access and it has an interior hanging phone pocket, an interior flap pocket for your wallet, and a handy back pocket for any other EDC.

Snow Peak HD Tarp Hexa Evo Pro.

The elegant HD Tarp Hexa Evo Pro. protects from the elements while creating ample living space for any outdoor experience. The 2 pole, 6 stake set-up is easy and efficient while the applied Shield process provides water-repellent coverage. 

Hiluckey Solar Charger 25000mAh

Perfect for the outback, this solar charger comes with 4 high-performance solar panels that can reach 6W in direct sunlight to keep your phone up and running even in places without electricity. With the upgraded 15W output, the portable solar charger can fast charge an iPhone to 50% in 30 minutes. One USB C port and dual USB A ports achieve simultaneous charging for three devices.

The James Brand Carter Knife

The Carter’s straight drop point blade is made from VG-10 stainless steel mounted on a sturdy handle made from your choice of either G10 or micarta. Meant for the adventurer at heart, the James Brand Carter is designed for ambidextrous, one-handed usage so it can be drawn at a moment’s notice.

LifeStraw Flex Advanced Water Filter with Gravity Bag

The LifeStraw Flex Advanced Water Filter with Gravity Bag is a versatile and reliable water filtration system designed for outdoor enthusiasts and emergency preparedness. It can remove 99.999999% of bacteria (including E. coli and Salmonella) and it filters out 99.999% of parasites (such as Giardia and Cryptosporidium).

BioLite HeadLamp 330

This ultra-thin headlamp, weighing only 2.4 ounces, sits flush on the forehead without worry of bounce or slippage. Moisture-wicking fabric keeps you cool and dry for any activity and the rechargeable battery means you can leave the alkalines behind. It boasts a maximum of 330 lumens, with a front panel that tilts down.

Relwen Quilted Insulated Tanker Jacket

Made from cotton flannel twill for warm layering in the winter, or wear it on its own on a cool fall day. There are all the pockets you need and the attention to detail like the hand warmers or short zipper in case you’re sitting are very well thought out. Available in four great colors.