When buying gifts for the adventurer in your life, you have to think of practical over pretty and function over form. They don't want bulk in their backpacks or extra weight. They want items designed for their extreme sport or things that will help them get them where they're going, or when they get there. Any of the items on this list fit the bill.
By Workman Publishing $16 on Amazon
Everything the adventurer needs to know for being in a tree-bound habitat.
Definitely need a good camera to take pictures of all the adventures.
By GoPro $375 on Amazon
Absolutely need a good camera to take pictures of all the adventures. And this one is definitely designed with the intrepid adventurer in mind.
By Dover Publications $9 on Amazon
It might seem an unnecessary skill these days with GPS but it's a skill no true adventurer should be without.
By Gerber $15 on Amazon
A good knife is an essential piece of kit.
By Rhino Laces $20 on Amazon
Nothing more annoying than the laces on your hiking boots breaking when you're in the great outdoors.
By Timex $55 on Amazon
A timepiece that certainly looks the part.
By Koolertron $49 on Amazon
Just what's needed. A durable rucksack that is designed to keep your camera safe too.
By Boosted $1300 on Amazon
Marty McFly eat your heart out.
By Light my Fire $11 on Amazon
Compact and dual purpose. The way gadgets and tools for adventurers should be.
By Stanley $18 on Amazon
The flat style is great for packing. Comes in other colors.
By Leatherman $60 on Amazon
A variation on the Swiss Army Knife.
By SealLine $20 on Amazon
Keeps the adventuer's clothes clean and dry in all weather situations and all environments.
By TOAKS $20 on Amazon
The handles fold back against the cup body meaning it takes up less space in a rucksack.
By Handcrafted Model Ships $20 on Amazon
Makes a nice alternative to binoculars.
By Eagle Creek $20 on Amazon
Anyone heading off on an adventure needs somewhere safe and secure to store their cash.
By Nato $80 on Amazon
Driving across Monument Valley or the Atacama Desert? No self-respecting journeyman would head off without a spare can of fuel.
By wildtek $12 on Amazon
It's an absolute must to keep that precious phone safe. This nifty little case is one of the great little stocking fillers for adventurers.
By Gerber Blades $13 on Amazon
Another useful item that is made better by its compact design.
By SmartWool $19 on Amazon
It's pointless having great hiking boots if they aren't paired with great socks.
By Tasco $13 on Amazon
Not for the serious bird watcher or star gazer but they're handy to slip into a ruck sack or hiking pack.
By Gransfors Bruks $140 on Amazon
Caught in the woods and need to make a fire? No worries if you packed a handy hatchet.
By Rite In The Rain $8 on Amazon
A notebook that suffers through all weathers.
By Poler $180 on Amazon
The lone adventurer must be able to rely on their tent.
By CamelBak $97 on Amazon
Hands-free hydration for the runner, climber, or biker.
By BaladГ©o $25 on Amazon
The must have knife for anyone who loves time on their boat.
By Kelty $295 on Amazon
Serious adventurers need a serious sleeping bag. This is one serious sleeping bag.
By FCS $29 on Amazon
Makes getting changed more comfortable and when the wet clothes are off, just cinch the bag together. It's a wet bag as well as a changing mat.
By Garmin $225 on Amazon
An advanced GPS watch that any runner would be pleased to receive as a gift.
By Silva $18 on Amazon
Using a compass is a test of skill. Much more so than using GPS on a phone.
By Kaito $30 on Amazon
For the adventurer who knows the importance of being prepared for weather changes. It's a handy charger for devices too, ohb and it's a flashlight.
By Julbo $31 on Amazon
A must have gift for mountain climbers. The shades with their side shields offer maximum protection in extreme conditions against harsh sunlight.
By Snow Peak $28 on Amazon
Thanks to the fold back handles takes up less room than other pans. Also has a handy top handle so can be hung over flames as well as put on stoves.
By Optimus $42 on Amazon
Not lugging heavy equipment is always a bonus.
By Maxpedition $53 on Amazon
Made from heavy duty tactical nylon, this will keep valuables safe and at hand.
By Stanley $24 on Amazon
Lightweight, heavy duty and big capacity. Everything an adventurer wants in a water bottle.
By Luna Sandals $80 on Amazon
There are times feet need to be free of the confines of hiking boots.
By Windmill $43 on Amazon
Ideal for lighting fires and stoves on blowy mountaintops and in windy valleys.
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