Do you have friends and loved ones who love to camp, hike, trail run, fish, or hunt? The experience is the whole point, but many outdoorsy people love to geek out over all the cool gear released every year. Not every gift has to be useful in the backcountry (although those are certainly appreciated). Their favorite gift of the year may be a trinket that simply reminds them that being a lover of the Great Outdoors is a core part of who they are. In this gift guide, we’ve got recommendations ranging from a cat tent to a durable flask.
Check our outdoor gear guides for more ideas, like Hiking 101, Best Fitness Trackers, Best Bike Accessories, Best Tents, Best Barefoot Shoes, and Best Climbing Gear for Beginners.
Updated November 2022: We’ve added new items, from cocktail mixes to bike accessories.
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