16 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for the Backcountry Lover in Your Life
Holiday shopping can be a stressful time of the year, especially when you have to find gifts for people who tend to be not so materialistic…outdoorsy people. And, since most of us were outside on Black Friday, we may have missed some of the good gear sales. But, it’s not too late to grab some stocking stuffers for the people in your life that love the backcountry as much as you do!
There is only a little bit of time left before Christmas is here. If you’re having trouble figuring out what to get for that outdoorsy relative or friend, this holiday gift guide will help. Get it fast!
1. THORFire LED Camping Lantern
This amazing gadget is a wonderful present for the person who spends most of their time in the pitch darkness of the outdoors. The ThorFire LED Camping Lantern works well and is collapsible, so it’s easy to put inside a stocking (or a backpack.)
2. Farm to Feet Socks
No stocking is complete without a new pair of socks. And, for the person that loves the outdoors so much, they can never really have a shortage of this necessary item. Farm to Feet makes great socks for hiking outdoors. And, they’re 100% American-made!
3. This Mountain Necklace
Those of us who love the backcountry like to bring a piece of it with us wherever we go. That’s why this mountain necklace on Etsy is a wonderful stocking stuffer idea for that special hiker in your life.
4. Bill Bryson Box Set
Does your favorite outdoor enthusiast like to read about outdoor adventures as much as they enjoy having them? Then stuff this person’s stocking with the Bill Bryson Box Set, featuring three great reads about this well-known author’s experiences outdoors.
5. A Waterproof Disposable Camera
Most cameras are expensive…we know that. Getting a good one as a stocking stuffer may not be feasible. But, we’re here to help with this alternative. The Fujifilm Quicksnap Underwater camera is disposable, affordable, and a great holiday gift for that backcountry swimmer!
6. Camp Talk
Camp Talk is a cute little game you can bring along on any family camping trip. It’s super small, so it’s easy to pack in your bag or wallet. The game is all talk, a conversation game that encourages families and groups of friends to answer interesting questions around the campfire. Fits great into any stocking!
7. Yankee Candle Outdoor Scent
When you can’t be outdoors, it’s nice to have your house smell as much like it as possible. This Christmas, fill someone’s stocking with an outdoor scented candle from Yankee Candle. They have tons of scents to choose from, as well as candle sizes.
8. Adopt a Bison (or another animal)
Nothing would make a person more excited than finding out their stocking has a bison in it! Okay, not a real bison, of course. But, at WWF, you can symbolically adopt a bison, and give this animal, or another North American animal, as a gift this holiday season.
9. The Diva Cup
Lady hiker in your life hasn’t switched over to the Diva Cup yet? Time to give them no room for excuses. The Diva Cup is the best option for women who spend a lot of time outdoors. Don’t leave this out of their stocking!
10. A National Park Pass
The America the Beautiful National Park Pass is pretty much the golden ticket for any outdoor enthusiast. With this amazing stocking stuffer gift, you’re giving someone special the ability to access the country’s most amazing destinations for free. Who wouldn’t want this?
11. UNO Wilderness
UNO is a great game to bring on any trip outdoors. Whether you’ll be sitting by the campfire or taking a break on your thru-hike, this game can put a fun spin on your otherwise challenging experience. Now, it comes in a “wilderness” theme, which means it’s a great stocking stuffer for the backcountry lover!
12. Campfire Cologne
While you may very much love that outdoorsy man in your life, you may hate the way they smell when they’re on the trail. And, despite the fact you can put up with a little dirtiness, it would be better if would just…not. Campfire Cologne is the answer. Put this baby in your baby’s stocking stuffer, and you’ll both be thankful you did!
13. Rite in the Rain Outdoor Journal
The outdoors is one of the best inspirations for writing or anything creative. Unfortunately, the conditions in the wilderness aren’t always conducive to writing or drawing, and it’s likely your masterpiece could get ruined. But, the Rite in the Rain Outdoor Journal solves this problem by being made of strong, weather-proof material. And, it’ll fit into a stocking no problem!
14. Toasted or Roasted
This stocking stuffer is another enjoyable campfire game. Toasted or Roasted is a card game where you race your friends to see who can be the first to finish. The objective of the game is to be the first one to “start your campfire” and “roast three marshmallows.”
15. A Parks Project Tee
Does the backcountry lover in your life want to represent their favorite aspect of the outdoors wherever they go? Then get them a Parks Project tee! This company makes awesome apparel with images of national parks, meaningful quotes, and all things outdoors!
And…the best for last
16. Love the Backcountry Apparel
This stocking stuffer needs no introduction. For all the Love the Backcountry fans out there, check out our shop to see which of our apparel you can give out this Christmas!
What are you waiting for? The holidays are just a few weeks away. Get your stocking stuffers now!