21 Gifts for the Crunchy-Granola Types Who Are Always Up for an Adventure

21 Gifts for the Crunchy-Granola Types Who Are Always Up for an Adventure

Whether they’re an experienced backpacker or more of a car camper, the right gear makes all the difference.

Give that trekker or traveler in your life a second wind with our favorite picks for outdoor accessories. From a packable quilt to the ultimate camp chair, these gifts prove that leading an active lifestyle doesn’t have to mean roughing it.

For backyard and beach hangs—in the most literal sense.

Yellow Leaf Signature Hammock
Our most popular hammock, the Signature is handwoven with ultra-soft yarn that's versatile, durable, and deeply comfortable.

The last cooler you, your children, and your children’s children will ever need to buy. The back wheels make it easy to lug over any terrain.

YETI Tundra Haul Hard Cooler
YETI Nation spoke and we listened. Our first-ever YETI cooler on wheels is the answer to taking Tundra's legendary toughness and unmatched insulation power the extra mile. And nothing was sacrificed in the making of this cold-holding powerhouse, ensuring the Tundra Haul lives up to the Tundra name.

We’re not sure what’ll last longer—the cooler or this beast of a camp chair.

YETI Hondo Base Camp Chair
Frustrated by flimsy chairs with fabric that tears and frames that break, we created the most durable and comfortable piece of outdoor furniture on the market. Hondo is built to last season after season and keep sitters supported ‘til the fire dies or the stories run out – whichever comes first.

Double-pronged to double the portion.

Imeea Double-Pronged Grilling Skewers
These Kebab skewers are like no other, and will perfectly cook and sear your favorite vegetables and meat, and make you look like the all-time grillmaster. Made from stainless steel to prevent rusting, and outfitted with an elegant wood handle.

Fleece that’ll look good on the trail and the streets.

Outdoor Voices PrimoFleece Full-Zip
Not your parent’s fleece. Made in sustainable, soft PrimoFleece and built for layering. It features plenty of pockets, bungee cinches, TerraStretch paneling for extra toughness, and a classic fit for that nostalgic feel.

A tough-as-nails flashlight with a secret arsenal of survival gear inside—from fishing line to wire saw.

VSSL Camp Supplies Waterproof Flashlight
An ingenious waterproof flashlight secures a secret stash of gear—everything you need handy while camping out (intentionally or unexpectedly).

This less intense tool kit makes the perfect stocking stuffer. 

Gentlemen's Hardware Adventure Begins Outdoor Kit
Even if the great outdoors are a great mystery, anyone can be prepared with this travel-friendly camping tool kit. It starts with a 6-in-1 multi-tool featuring a fold-out penknife, Philips screwdriver, bottle opener, can opener, scissors and corkscrew.

Holds textbooks on weekdays and camp gear on weekends.

Bric's X-Bag Travel Excursion Backpack
This water-resistant backpack trimmed in smooth leather is all about convenience, making it perfect for quick weekend getaways. Stack the lightweight carryall over your wheeled luggage handles or fold it flat and stow it in another bag.

Whether they’re mid-conversion, a seasoned #vanlifer, or simply an enthusiast, this book is a huge dose of inspiration.

Hit the Road: Vans, Nomads and Roadside Adventures
A weekend trip, a longer vacation off the beaten track, or a nomadic journey around the globe. Hit the Road features vans, overland vehicles, and their passionate owners—and celebrates a life on the move. Hit the Road—and leave your comfort zone behind.

Wind- and waterproof to keep coziness levels stable even as temperatures dip.

Snow Peak Flexible Insulated Blanket
Designed in Japan, the limited-edition Flexible Insulated Blanket uses Polartec Alpha for its inner filling, offering a temperature-controlled layer for use at home or in camp.

Available in a rainbow of cheerful colors, this light, compact, waterproof pair is easy to throw into a bag.

Nocs Standard Issue 8x25 Waterproof Binoculars
Compact enough to be at the ready in your glove compartment or on your window ledge, these rugged binoculars are also waterproof and fogproof.

Danner makes the most handsome footwear fit for the trail.

Danner Vertigo 917 Boots
Urban adventure boots with decades of technical boot-making experience to back them up. Drawing on their decades of experience designing the best hiking boots around, Danner designed the Vertigo 917 with the urban explorer in mind.

Chemical- and DEET-free for those who want a gentler approach.

Skeem Design Citronella Verbena Outdoor Body Spray
This FDA-proven bug repellent works by masking the odors that attract biting insects. With all-natural citronella oil and a fresh verbena scent.

Until we met this little number, we didn’t think headlamps could look cool on anyone.

BioLite HeadLamp 330
Experience top-tier performance with a fit unlike any headlamp you’ve experienced thanks to our proprietary 3D SlimFit Construction. With a front profile of only 9mm and weighing only 69g, the headlamp sits flush on the forehead without worry of bounce or slippage.

For the one who’s been sleeping on bulky bed pillows or bunched-up sweaters for too long.

Nemo Equipment Fillo Camp Pillow
An insanely soft and inflatable camp pillow that inflates itself.

Car camping has never been comfier.

Luno Air Mattress 2.0
Finally, a restful night’s sleep on four wheels. The Luno Air Mattress 2.0 inflates in just a few minutes to create a comfortable sleeping surface in your vehicle, big enough for two campers.

A Wild West aesthetic with a contemporary battery life.

Barebones Living Rechargeable Railroad Lantern
Lighting the way. This old-style lantern? It only looks like you snatched it up at a flea market. Inspired by the lamps once used on railroads, it’s got a whole slew of modern perks to surprise you.

One and done.

Full Windsor The Muncher - Multi-Tool Utensil
This ain’t your dad’s camp spork. This is The Muncher, an incredibly useful update to the classic utilitarian utensil.

Nothing good ever happens before coffee. Make a lot of it at once with Stanley’s percolator.

Stanley Adventure Percolator
You're going to need a lot of coffee to get back on an even keel for today's hike. Luckily, the Stanley Adventure 6-Cup Percolator lets you fire up six cups of joe at a time so you and your camping buddies have enough to clear the fog.

After a long day’s hike, freshening up will feel like a treat.

Ursa Major Essential Face Wipes
Get all of the benefits of Ursa Major's cure-all 4-in-1 Essential Face Tonic in a convenient pocket-sized format.

A bag as rugged and good-looking as they are.

Filson Medium Duffle Bag
Tough, vegetable-tanned bridle-leather trim marks a rugged, American-made duffle bag fashioned from Filson's signature water-repellent Rugged Twill and fitted with handsome, rust-proof brass hardware for timeless style.  ...

Looking for something else? Check out the rest of our holiday gift guides here.

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