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    27 Amazing Gifts To Get At Backcountry This Year

    Quality gifts for all kinds of adventures.

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    1. A two-pack of Yeti coolers to sip hot coffee in the morning or wine from in the evening. These are rust-resistant, shatterproof, double-insulated for hot and cold drinks, and dishwasher-safe!

    two mugs with coffee inside them

    2. An ultra-soft, compact, and quick-drying microfiber towel they can use to dry off at the shore or annual lake camping trip.

    the towel in a black, orange, teal, gray and white pattern

    3. A Doublenest hammock that'll hold up just fine between two trees in the great outdoors, or make an ideal nap spot in the backyard.

    4. A campfire cookware set to ensure they don't have to pack the whole kitchen when it's time for a car camping or backwoods adventure.

    roll out sleeve with utensils, knife, and grater

    5. A pair of weatherproof winter boots with cozy sherpa lining and a rubber shell designed to keep toes warm in rain, sleet, and snow.

    the boots

    6. A cute beanie for anyone who still loves to get out and hike even in cold temps!

    a knit hat with trees, snowflakes, and the words "let's get lost"

    7. A versatile and ultra-durable Patagonia duffel bag you can trust to keep up with all the outdoor gear you've gifted them over the years.

    8. A pair of snow goggles featuring magnetically interchangeable lenses and an anti-fog inner lens to help ensure crisp and clear vision no matter the conditions.

    the googles in blue

    9. A classic Pendleton blanket that any adventurer would fawn over. Each blanket is named after a National Park, and is made of pure wool so it'll last for years.

    10. A pair of touchscreen-friendly gloves that'll make an excellent stocking stuffer. They can be worn on their own or as a liner under heavier gloves.

    the black and gray glove with touchscreen-compatible fingers

    11. A pair of fresh trail runners designed to grip in wet and dry conditions, so they can keep hitting the mountain trails and breeze through rivers and streams.

    a model wearing the trail runners

    12. A cozy fleece ideal for early morning hikes, lounging in, and layering under coats.

    13. A Mammut Barryvox Beacon that'll help locate backcountry skiers and snowboarders in case of an avalanche, so you can give the gift of beefing up their emergency pack this year.

    the beacon

    14. A pair of bear mittens the precious toddler in your life will absolutely adore.

    a pair of green mittens with bear faces on them

    15. A BioLite solar home set with a 6-watt solar panel to give RVs, cabins, and off-gridders much-needed dependable light.

    16. A stretchy and quick-drying fleece jogger for anyone who needs an extra pair of warm pants with a trim fit to brave the elements.

    a model wearing the pants in olive color and sitting down

    17. A Steripen hikers and backpackers swear by for filtering backcountry water so you don't have to go way off trail to stay hydrated.

    the Steripen

    18. A headlight that'll withstand snow and rain, and light the way at the campsite, crag, or trail.

    the headlamp in blue

    19. A lightweight baselayer top with a seamless fit so they get all-day use out of this layer.

    a model wearing the baselayer in orange

    20. A POC Obex helmet that's lightweight enough for all-day wear in the snow, but still sturdy in case of an accident or wipe-out.

    the helmet in yellow

    21. An Arc'teryx jacket they'll use season after season. This baby is wind-resistant, quick-to-dry, and it has a helmet-compatible hood and core loft insulation for extra warmth!

    22. A 15-in-one multitool that'll come in handy in the car, on overnight trips, cycling adventures, and all sorts of other scenarios.

    the multi-tool

    23. A pair of comfy Birkenstocks that just may outlast all the other gifts they get this year.

    a model wearing the sandals with socks

    24. A Fjallraven Byron Hat that's a favorite for a reason. It'll help you stay nice and toasty with no awkward fit!

    the hat in a reddish-brown color with a fox logo on the front

    25. A Big Agnes synthetic sleeping bag rated for temps down to 15F. This bag has a water-repellent finish and pad retainer to keep from slipping and sliding.

    the sleeping bag

    26. A pair of stretchy climbing pants with drawcords in all the right places to ensure they have a successful climb at the crag.

    27. And an eco-friendly and biodegradable yoga mat that'll leave them gushing after using it for the first time!

    the yoga mat in blue

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