Top 15 Gifts for Campers and Hikers

If sitting on the back porch drinking a cold frosty libation or sipping hot cocoa by your gas-powered firepit is your idea of being outdoorsy, then trying to figure out what to get someone who loves camping and hiking is probably making you feel a little lost in the woods…so to speak.

12 Survivors gift guide camping gifts made easy that you can buy from your tent or your living room.
Camping gifts made easy that you can buy from your tent or your living room.

Spending time outside decreases stress, unless you have NO idea where to even begin with buying camping or hiking gear. That’s why we’re helping you pick out the best outdoors gifts without having to step foot in a tent, get dirty or forego running water and electricity.

For the serious outdoor adventurer, good gear is essential, even possibly lifesaving. Quality camping and hiking gear will be greatly appreciated by those budget-minded campers unable to replace worn out or outdated equipment. Even the causal camper loves cool new camping gear!

Two people hiking a trail in the desert.
Even day hikers require quality gear.

We’ve made it simple and quick to buy the outdoorsy person in your life the perfect gift—all you have to do is scroll through this camping gift guide, find the item you think is cool at the price you can afford, and then push the magic button to add it to your cart! Check out and then wait for your gift to arrive. It’s as easy as that!

It’s up to you whether you’re going to wrap it, but if it was us, we’d put it in a gift bag and call it good!

If you’re not sure what type of camper you are shopping for, then, check out this guide to camping types to find out what type of gear they need.

Gifts for Hikers and Campers Under $25

Escape 16×32 Binoculars

Designed to stand up to your extreme outdoor lifestyle, IP55 weather-resistant Escape binoculars pack a big punch when it comes to rugged reliability.
Designed to stand up to your extreme outdoor lifestyle, IP55 weather-resistant Escape binoculars pack a big punch when it comes to rugged reliability.

Yellow or blue

Sale price: $24.48

Who it’s for:

  • Anyone who enjoys viewing wildlife or birdwatching
  • Children
  • Hunters
  • Concertgoers
  • Sports fans
  • The neighborhood gossip…just kidding…sort of

What makes it cool?

  • Super lightweight at 11.9 ounces
  • Weather-resistant with rubber armor for a non-slip grip
  • High 16x magnification allows you to see far distances
  • Distortion-free, very clear images
  • Adjustable focus for tailored viewing

GeoSpark Flashlight

The GeoSpark flashlight has three modes and a bright 150-lumen bulb.
The GeoSpark flashlight has three modes and a bright 150-lumen bulb.

Sale price: $20.98

Who it’s for:

  • Campers
  • Hikers/backpackers
  • Survivalists/preppers
  • Preppers
  • Really anyone who wants to see in the dark

What makes it cool?

  • Glow-in-dark on/off button
  • Easy to find and affordable 1 AA battery operation
  • Includes SOS mode for emergencies
  • Waterproof, submersible to 1 meter for up to 1 hour

Off-Grid Survival Stove

Compact camping stove
Compact and lightweight, you need to add this stove to your bug out bag.

Price: $24.97

Who it’s for:

  • Primitive campers
  • Hikers/backpackers
  • Survivalists/preppers

What makes it cool?

  • Collapsible so it is highly transportable
  • Able to use frying or saucepan or cook directly over the included grate
  • Design produces an even-burning flame
  • Safe to use because of the ash pan keeping fire and ashes off the ground
  • Super simple to use

GeoDome Camping Lantern

The 12 Survivors GeoDome LED camping tent light illuminates your tent perfectly and has high, low and SOS modes.
The GeoDome camping tent light has three modes.

Sale Price: $6.98

Who it’s for:

  • Tent campers
  • Car campers
  • All campers
  • Hikers/backpackers
  • Garage, man cave, workshop or she-shed

What makes it cool?

  • Design makes it a perfect overhead tent light
  • Sticks to metal objects via an internal tough magnet
  • 5 modes including strobe and SOS for emergencies
  • Water-resistant and durable

Mini First Aid Rollup Kit

Accessible and organized first aid supplies packed in a roll-up black nylon pouch
The Mini Medic first aid kit is anything but small! It treats all kinds of injuries with 80-pieces of first aid supplies.

Price: $24.97

Who it’s for:

  • Car campers
  • Soccer parents
  • Scout Leaders
  • Everyone

What makes it cool?

  • Customizable Velcro labels for organization
  • Includes an emergency blanket
  • Easy to carry
  • Design makes all pieces easy to see and grab

For more on wilderness first aid, click here.

Top Gifts for Campers and Hikers

Tree Nook Hammock

Hiker sleeping in a 12 Survivors orange Tree Nook camping and hiking nylon hammock
Hammocks provide a better night’s sleep, create a lesser environmental impact and are lighter weight than tents.

Sale Price: $27.98

Who it’s for:

  • Overnight hikers
  • Lightweight hikers
  • Backpackers
  • Environmentalists and naturalists
  • Primitive campers

What makes it cool?

  • Very low environmental footprint
  • Provides a better night’s sleep
  • Super relaxing and comfortable
  • Easier to carry than a tent

Are you ready for a better night’s rest in the wilderness? Click here to read all the benefits of hammocks.

Windom 65 Backpack

Load up your gear and tackle any multi-day trek with the 65-liter 12 Survivors™ Windom 65 Hiking Backpack™.
Load up your gear and tackle any multi-day trek with the 65-liter 12 Survivors™ Windom 65 Hiking Backpack™.

Sale Price: $83.98

Who it’s for?

  • Backpackers
  • International travelers
  • Campers
  • Survivalists/preppers

What makes it cool?

  • Advanced load-bearing design for an ergonomic, safe and comfortable fit
  • Main compartment has dividers for organization
  • Weather-resistant material and built-in rain cover
  • Removable top-section for shorter trips

SolarFlare 5 Solar Panel

Charge all your devices with this solar power panel.
Solar panels are essential gear for hikers and backpackers.

Sale Price: $49.97

Who it’s for?

  • Primitive campers
  • Hikers/backpackers
  • Survivalists/preppers

What makes it cool?

  • Automatically starts charging as soon as the sun hits
  • Hooks and corner grommets for hanging to get optimum sun exposure
  • Compact and lightweight
  • 1 AMP USB charging port 5.3-watt capacity

Terra-Pod Sleeping Bag

This 12 Survivors Terra-pod Sleeping bag is primed for all weather over 20 degrees Fahrenheit.
This 12 Survivors Terra-pod Sleeping bag is primed for all weather over 20 degrees Fahrenheit.

Regular and Long

Sale Price: $41.98

Who it’s for:

  • All campers
  • Hikers/backpackers
  • Lightweight hikers
  • Cold-weather outdoor adventures

What makes it cool?

  • Hybrid mummy shape to maximize space, comfort and warmth
  • Rated for 20 degrees Fahrenheit and warmer
  • Weighs only 4 lbs.
  • Internal chest pocket to hold and protect valuables

Trace 5×50 Digital Night Vision Video Recording Binocular

The Trace 5x50 monocular is equipped with a built-in video recorder which enables high quality recording with a resolution of 800x600 pixels.
The Trace 5×50 monocular is equipped with a built-in video recorder which enables high quality recording with a resolution of 800×600 pixels.

Sale Price: $125.98

Who it’s for?

Let’s be honest, anyone will think this night vision monocular is awesome.

What makes it cool?

  • Records video
  • USB port connects monocular to a computer to transfer and save files
  • 5x magnification
  • 140-yard detection range
  • Operates in complete darkness

Stocking Stuffers for the Survivalist

Mini Medic First Aid Kit

Wallet-style mini first aid kit with bandages and tweezers.
This mini first aid kit will fit in cargo pockets—perfect for EDC.

Sale Price: $6.98

Features:

  • Includes 61 pieces of essential first aid supplies
  • Large pocket-sized pouch
  • Three interior zippered pockets
  • Includes antiseptic wipes and tweezers

Paracord Survival Orb

green paracord pod (grenade) with survival kit inside
Made of 47′ of paracord, this kit is accessible without unraveling and has room for additional gear!

Sale Price: $13.98

Contents:

  • 325-ft. of paracord
  • Fire starter kit with tinder
  • Keyring
  • Compass
  • Signaling whistle
  • Fishing kit
  • Snare kit
  • Safety pins
  • Rubber tubing
  • Glow-in-the-dark paper
  • Alcohol wipe
  • Tinfoil
  • Needle
  • Cotton
  • Wire saw

Ignite Headlamp

The 12 Survivors headlamp has six operating modes, white LED and one red LED.
The Ignite LED headlamp also has one red LED.

Sale Price: $5.58

Features:

  • Hands-free lighting
  • 110-lumens
  • SOS red light and motion activation modes
  • Glow-in-the-dark push button on/off
  • 105-meter beam throw
  • Includes adjustable head strap

Pocket Water Purifier Straw

With filtration down to just .03 microns for up to 1500 liters, this life-saving straw prevents major illnesses.
With filtration down to just .03 microns for up to 1500 liters, this life-saving straw prevents major illnesses.

Sale Price: $13.98

Features:

  • Use it to drink straight from the water source
  • Filters 99.9999% of bacteria and 99.99% of Protozoan Cysts
  • 1,500-liter life
  • Can be threaded to standard water or soda bottles
  • Filters 0.4 liters a minute

Mini Bug-Out Kit

12 Survivors bug-out-box made of ABS plastic
The 12 Survivors mini bug-out-box includes 41 items for survival.

Sale Price: $13.98

Contents:

  • First-aid supplies
  • Signal whistle and signal mirror
  • Fire starting kit with flint rod
  • Paracord
  • Fishing kit
  • Duct tape
  • Compass
  • Razorblade
  • Tinder
  • Light
  • Stainless steel wire
  • Needle
  • Safety pins

Any outdoor adventure requires the right gear, whether it’s hiking your local trails or a week-long spirit-cleansing trek along the A.T., our list gathered by both expert hikers and casual car campers alike has a little bit of everything for those who love the outdoors!

Have questions about any of our products? Leave them in the comment section and we will do our best to help!

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