10 gifts for the outdoorsy family


It can be tricky enough to find a thoughtful and fun gift for your outdoorsy friend - not to mention their kids and significant others, as well…

Check out our gear recommendations that are perfect for the families that adventure together.

1/ GCI Outdoor Road Trip Rocker

Combining the comfort and innovation of the Freestyle Rocker with the portable convenience of a bag chair, the RoadTrip Rocker is the perfect gift for those looking to get cozy while they camp. The chair is a full-size rocker that easily folds to fit inside a carry bag. It features patented Spring Action Rocking Technology™ for smooth rocking while you enjoy your time in the outdoors. Additional features include padded armrests, a beverage holder and a mesh backrest. 

GCI Outdoor Road Trip Rocker | $60


2/ Petzl TIKKID children’s headlamp

Easy to use and compact, TIKKID is the first Petzl headlamp designed for children. It has a flood beam that offers comfortable vision for reading or playing, inside the house or out. The headband, releasable under tension, and the protected battery pack make it especially suitable for young children. 

Petzl TIKKID children’s headlamp | $24.95


3/ MSR Windburner Stove System Combo

This stove system combines the ultra-efficient performance of WindBurner® stove technology with the ultimate tools for backcountry cooking. Featuring a ceramic-coated 2.5 L sauce pot and an 8” skillet, this modular stove system offers simmering and cooking versatility for small groups, and full compatibility with all WindBurner cookware. The stove’s windproof radiant burner and pressure regulator maintain its performance in all conditions, whether you’re cold-weather camping with friends, or cooking a gourmet meal on a windy beach or mountain slope

MSR Windburner Stove System Combo | $259.95

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4/ Katadyn Gravity BeFree 3.0L

The new Gravity BeFree system utilizes a convenient output hose attached to quick-connect hydration pack adapters for hands-free filling of water bottles, hydration bladders and even dog bowls. The new quick-release cap with auto shutoff allows for easy filling without hose attachment. For added convenience, the HydraPak® 3.0L reservoir comes with an an integrated Bail and Carry handle, longer hanging straps and a separate carrying bag for storage and protection. 

Katadyn Gravity BeFree 3.0L | $69.95


5/ Bindle Bottle

Bindle Bottle is the first fully insulated water bottle with integrated storage. The water bottle is a staple in the lives of millions of people, but when you’re carrying your keys, wallet, phone, or any daily essentials, it becomes one more thing to keep track of. With Bindle Bottle, your hands stay free and you stay hydrated. Each bottle holds 24 ounces of liquid in a double walled and vacuum sealed container that keeps cold drinks cold and hot drinks hot for hours. The bottom container provides 450 cubic centimeters of space for keys, cards, and essentials, perfect for keeping your most important items with in a secure, discreet way.

Bindle Bottle | $39.95


6/ DÆHLIE Half Zip Comfy Sweater

The top-selling product from our collection, the Dæhlie Half-Zip Comfy Sweater is a perfect midlayer for comfort and style. This breathable wool blend sweater features a quilted front for enhanced insulation. The two-way stretch material and thumbhole cuffs material provide extra comfort.

DÆHLIE Half Zip Comfy Sweater | Men’s & Women’s $130 | Juniors’ $85


7/ Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Camper Duo & Vela Double Quilt

For adventurous couples looking for a better night outside, the NeoAir Camper™ Duo provides innovative and plush comfort for two. The double mattress has two independent chambers for customized support while maintaining a consistent sleeping surface between the two chambers. The Vela Double Quilt will give you and your camp companion the ultimate warmth and comfort with high loft 650-fill Nikwax Hydrophobic Down™, full-perimeter side baffles to protect from drafts, an elasticized, insulated footbox to add warmth and keep your quilt in place, and perimeter snap loops designed to mate with another Therm-a-Rest quilt, blanket or sheet.

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Camper Duo | $299.95 & Vela Double Quilt | $279.95


8/ Wenzel Shenanigan

Equally at home on festival grounds, camp grounds or in the back yard, the Wenzel Shenanigan Teepee tent is a 5-person shelter that will bring a ton of style and comfort to your overnight adventures. Part of Wenzel’s new for spring 2018 Tribute line, the Shenanigan features Wenzel’s proprietary red plaid or blue geometric graphics for an aesthetic that will stand out among the crowd. Sturdy, affordable and able to accommodate up to five campers, the Shenanigan will be a hit wherever you lay your head.

Wenzel Shenanigan | $119 


9/ Wenzel Camp Quilt

This versatile insulated quilt will quickly become a campsite / festival favorite. For extra warmth around the campfire or during an outdoor music performance when the temps drop, this quilt delivers. When it’s time to turn in, the Camp Quilt can be placed under sleeping bags for extra comfort or on top for additional warmth.

Wenzel Camp Quilt | $19.95


10/ GCI Outdoor Master Cook Station

The Master Cook Station is the perfect addition to your tailgate or camping adventure. It is designed with our patent-pending SLIMFOLD Technology™ and sets up and breaks down easily with a hassle-free one-piece design. Packed with features, the Master Cook Station features an aluminum counter top, a lower rack for storage, four plastic side tables, a telescopic lantern pole and a soft-shell sink with a drain that collapses when the unit is folded up. Side table features include: beverage holders, stem glass holders and hooks that can be used as a garbage bag or paper towel holder, and also to hang cooking utensils. The frame is constructed of sturdy, powder-coated steel and the countertop is made from heat-resistant aluminum. Folds flat and includes a carry handle for transporting it to and from the fun! 

GCI Outdoor Master Cook Station | $130


For more gift ideas check out our full list of holiday gift guides.