Do you have an outdoor enthusiast on your holiday gift list this year? Then you're in luck, as the gift possibilities are pretty much endless. From low-priced accessories to actual equipment, there's something for every adventurer no matter your budget. Click through the slides to see the 10 best gift ideas for outdoor aficionados this holiday season.
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ENO DoubleNest Hammock
Best for: The relaxation specialist
Outdoor adventures don't have to be all about pushing it to the limit. Every now and then a little rest is good. The DoubleNest Hammock from Eagles Nest Outfitters conveniently packs up to the size of a grapefruit for backpacking trips but is strong enough for backyard chilling at the same time. The marine-grade line with metal snap links can attach to anything from trees, posts or boat masts.
Olympia RG850 LED Flashlight
Best for: The nocturnal adventurer
The RG850 from Olympia is the most powerful flashlight you'll find this holiday season in more ways than one. With a bream distance of 389 meters and 5 different light settings, you'll never be left in the dark again. The flashlight is also water resistant and impact resistant to 1.5 meters. With a micro-USB charging port you won't have to worry about batteries weighing you down on your outing.
Perfect for: The handyman
Speaking of being weighed down, save a bunch of space on your next camping trip by bringing along the RadioShack Multitool. Among the features included in this all-in-one tool is a LED flashlight, compass, pliers, two types of screwdrivers and a knife. All your camping culinary needs are covered too, as the multitool comes with both a can opener and corkscrew. Practicality meets luxury.
Snow Peak Mixed Knit Pants
Best for: The arctic adventurer
These pretty much look like the most comfortable pants ever. Feel warm and cozy with these knit pants from Snow Peak made from a soft, durable blend of wool, nylon and alpaca. Who said that knit sweaters were only for your top half?
Scrubba Wash Bag
Perfect for: The overnight adventurer
Forget the old fashioned washboard. The Srubba wash bag allows you to do washer machine quality laundry in just a few minutes. The best part? It's as simple as filling the bag up with water and following six easy steps. Inside each Scrubba wash bag is a flexible internal washboard which rubs against clothes for a machine quality wash in just 3 minutes. After that, all you have to do is rinse and dry.
Yeti Roadie 20 Cooler
Best for: The extreme picnicker
No matter the circumstances, the Yeti Roadie 20 cooler will protect your lunch from "sandwich-soggifying, drink-sweating" heat. The cooler's extra-thick walls contain pressure-injected PermaFrost insulation for excellent resistance to outside temperatures. The cooler can even handle the extremely low temperatures of dry ice, which provides up to three times the cooling power of standard ice.
Feedback Sports Rakk Bicycle Storage Stand
Best for: The cycling enthusiast
Is your bike kind of just idly sitting around when not in use? Then the Feedback Sports Rakk is perfect space saver for your garage or apartment. The spring-loaded arm holds bikes by the tires, while the wheel slots accommodates just about every type of bike there is from mountain to BMX to even tandem bikes. All you need to do is roll the bike into the wheel slot and the swing arm holds it in place.
Snow Peak Flexible Insulated Shroud
Best for: The winter sports lover
This pullover is both waterproof and windproof thanks to Snow Peak's insulated polyester. With a button up neckline and two front pockets, this shroud is both a unique and stylish way to stay warm this winter.
Oru Bay+ Kayak
Perfect for: The water rat
The Bay+ takes all of the features of Oru's original kayak and adds luxuries such as an adjustable seat, extra deck straps and a waterproof deck hatch for storing essentials like wallets, phones and keys. The kayak's stainless steel ratchet buckles allow you to fold the boat into a pack the size of a large artist's portfolio. In just five minutes the Bay+ goes from a easy transportable pack to a fully functioning kayak.
Gibbson Classic Slackline X13
Perfect for: The climber
The Gibbon Classic Slackline X13 is made so that both beginners and experts alike can enjoy the sport of climbing. Made up of only two parts, the kit can be quickly rigged between two trees anywhere from 10 to 49 feet. An integrated ratchet allows you to set the tension level to your liking depending on if you want more bounce or stability.