12 Christmas Gift Ideas to Give the Camper on Your List

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12 Christmas Gift Ideas to Give the Camper on Your List

If there’s a camper in your life that you need to shop for this gift-giving season, but you think they already have everything they need for camping, think again! It doesn’t matter if someone is a pro camper or a novice, even practical gifts like socks or s’mores will be well-received. But we’ve also included some ideas they probably don’t have – or at least might not buy for themselves. Shop for the outdoor adventurer in your life using the gift ideas list below!

1. Bombas Hiking Socks

Hikers and campers always need good socks, and you can’t go wrong giving them a practical gift like Bombas. Imagine rolling out a big, soft, bearskin rug in front of every trail you're about to hike. Well, that's pretty impractical. But hiking in Bombas Merino Wool Hiking Socks is the next best thing. Like your trail mix, these socks are made with a combo of materials. Soft Merino Wool, for its moisture-wicking, odor-resistant, and quick-drying properties.

2. Camping Cookbook

The “Campout Cookbook” is a mix of dishes to make ahead and meals to cook on-site that includes more than 75 recipes for wood-fired skillet pizzas; backcountry stews and chilies; fire-roasted vegetables and cast-iron breads; unexpected dips, jerkies, and high-energy bars; breakfasts to satisfy that yawning hunger that comes from sleeping in the fresh air; s'mores, of course; and cocktails, coolers, and warm libations for chilly nights. Plus, there's inspiration and know-on how to find a suitable campsite and build a campfire specifically for cooking over – and how to keep it going.

3. Fast Drying Towels

Towels may seem like a boring gift to give, but they will get used! These extra lightweight microfiber towels are easy to pack and come in handy after a quick dip in the lake, river or after washing dishes. Pair with a collapsible sink and bamboo utensil set for a great camp cooking gift set.

4. Camping Hammock

Whether you’re ready for a good time while camping outdoors with friends or a peaceful evening under the stars, a Legit parachute travel hammock can go anywhere you go. Just stuff it in its special sack and be on your way. It’s easy to set up, comfortable to sleep in, can hold up to 500 pounds, and is perfect for every family member.

5. HipCamp Gift Card

If the camper in your life seems to have everything, then give them a contribution to their next camping trip with a HipCamp gift card. HipCamp is a peer-to-peer booking platform for campsites on privately owned land – like Airbnb for campers!

6. Klean Kanteen Holiday Camping Kit

This Holiday Camping Kit is a special gift pack made for your outdoor adventures, car camping, or backpacking. Featuring the 25oz Insulated TKPro thermos with built in steel cup and pour through cap, plus two 12oz Camp Mugs – great for sipping coffee, hot cocoa or cocktails while sitting around the campsite.

7. Outdoor Emergency Survival Kit

While a survival kit might seem cliché for someone who is already an avid camper, you can never have too many. Plus, this 13-in-1 emergency survival kit includes: compass, wire saw, water bottle clip, emergency blanket, flint stone, survival tool, flashlight, whistle, mini light and a black waterproof box, and more – all necessities for camping, hiking, fishing, and other outdoor adventures.

8. Rumpl Puffy Blanket

When camping, not all blankets are created equal! Rumpl outdoor blankets are inspired by nature and the outdoors and crafted with modern materials and technologies, such as the NanoLoft® insulation technology that mimics down. In other words, it will keep you warm and cozy while camping, hiking and enjoying the outdoors.

9. S’mores Kit with Rotating, Retractable Roasting Sticks

S’mores are the stuff childhood camping memories are made of. Kids and adults will love to sling this s’mores caddy bag over their shoulders for an easy, organized campfire roasting experience. The kit includes a cooler bag, recipe book, and four retractable and rotating roasting sticks, along with a small bag to keep them in.

10. Solar String Lights

The MPOWERED Luci Solar String Lights are an 18-foot string of glittering LED lamps that pack into a fist-sized spool and recharge via USB (8 hours) or direct sunlight (14 hours). At your campsite, they can be hung from trees, tents, or whatever-there-may-be to add a bit of mood lighting.

11. Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker

Sure, the sounds of nature are nice, but who wouldn’t like a little surround sound while cooking around the campfire? Take your music on the go with a Bluetooth speaker that is portable, easy to carry, waterproof, and has 20 hours of play time.

12. Portable Fire Pit

Designed with functionality and practicality in mind, this collapsible fire pit will add warmth and set the ambiance to your outdoor gatherings. No longer will you have to look for the “perfect spot” to start your fire, the perfect spot is now anywhere you set up your Portable Fire Pit! It’s easy to assemble, collapse, and stores flat so you can take it on the road to your next adventure.

Portable Fire Pit


Whether you’re an avid camper or just shopping for one, at Renlicon we believe that camping and outdoor adventures should be about maximum fun and minimal frustration.