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Struggling to come up with a Christmas Gift for that Eco-Conscious, Outdoorsy Traveler in Your Life?

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Are you in need of Christmas present ideas for that eco-conscious, outdoorsy traveler in your life? Well, you've come to the right place! No matter what your budget, we've got you covered with these 29 suggestions that are sure to please:


1. World Map Flask — One of my absolute favorite travel accessories is my World Map Flask. It goes with us on hikes, while kayaking, to rugby games... and it's just now starting to show some signs of wear from years of abuse being put to good use. You can snag one of these awesome stocking stuffers for just $12.90 in our shop!







2. Travel Coffee Mug — You can check out all of our custom designs over on Zazzle.





3. Camp Stove — I recommend the Jetboil MicroMo Personal Cooking System.





4. Light My Fire BPA Free Spork Extra-Medium - 2 Pack — This is an awesome stocking stuffer. These sporks are lightweight, heat-resistant, and an extra long length making it easier to maneuver those rehydrated backpacking meals. Naturally, we have the lime/green set.


5. AceCamp LED Tent Lamp — We bought one of these for our trip to backpacking trip in Patagonia, and this tiny little light surprised us with its power & battery longevity. We're still on the first set of batteries since March!

6. Backpackers Pantry/Omeals Dehydrated Meals — Because sustenance is necessary. This is probably the outdoor enthusiast equivalent of gifting socks, but I promise you that I at least would be excited to build up a supply of these suckers for future trips.


7. Outdoor Tees — I own 4 of the 6 below. They're a wardrobe staple.
From top left to bottom right: 'You Had Me At Let's Go Hiking' Graphic TopHike More Worry Less Long Sleeve French Terry Pullover TopCount Me In T-ShirtX-Arrows T-Shirt'Wish I Was Camping' Tank TopLive Simply Short Sleeve Top)


8. Nalgene Water Bottle — I love the glow in the dark version of the Nalgene Tritan Wide Mouth BPA-Free Water Bottle. I can not tell you how many times the glow in the dark feature has helped me locate my Nalgene in a dark tent in the middle of the night.


9. Globe — My globe was one of my favorite possessions growing up and I don't remember what ever happened to it, so I nerded out when I got a new one for Christmas last year. I was gifted this Raised Relief Topographical Political Globe With Antique Shading - 2017 Country Lines (12" Diameter).


10. Travel Books — Check out our Pinterest board, Written Wanderlust, for 50+ travel books that will feed his or her wanderlust.



11. USA/State Map Cutting Board — Whether its used in the kitchen or as wall decor (ours is part of living room collage wall), these map cutting boards will be a hit. For the USA map cutting board, visit Totally Bamboo 100% Bamboo United States of America Cutting & Serving Board, or you can pick a state here: Totally Bamboo 100% Bamboo State Cutting & Serving Board.


12. Camping Hammock — I love our new Neolite Single Hammocks from Foxoutfitters. I can't attest to their long-term durability yet, but they have so far been perfect for camping and hiking due to their light weight and quick and easy setup. They are currently on sale for $49.99 and when you buy one, you can get a second one free!




13. Bike Basket — The Ohuhu Wire Mesh Bicycle Basket is perfect for bringing home a growler from your local brewery or veggies home from the farmers' market.

14. Magazine Subscription —  Some of my favorites are Sunset, Better Homes & Gardens, Travel + Leisure, AfarEating Well, House Beautiful, and This Old House.


15. Hydro Flask — Want beer or water to stay cold for up to 24 hours, the Hydro Flask Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle and Beer Growler is the gift that keeps giving. (Oh, and it supposedly keeps things warm, too.)


16. Reusable Grocery Bags & Reusable Produce Bags — We received these BahrEco Mesh Reusable Produce Bags as a stocking stuffer a couple of years back, and I love that we no longer have to use waste all of those plastic produce bags at the grocery store. I've also had my eye on these Misue Reusable Shopping Cart Trolley Bags and this Earthwise Insulated Waterproof Jute Grocery Bag. Yeah, I nerd out over reusable bags... I'm unashamed.


17. Bananagrams — I carry this compact game with me almost everywhere. It's perfect for playing while enjoying some beers at a brewery or for passing time on a layover.





18. Map Wall Decor — There are so many different forms of map wall decor to cater to any traveler's tastes. The six shown below are just a small sample of ones I'm currently lusting after. (How many maps is too many maps in one household? Asking for a friend.)
From top left to bottom right: Plasma Cut Steel USA License Plate Map Sign, Metal World Map Wall ArtJetsettermaps Scratch Your Travels United States of America Watercolor Art Map, Rustic Wooden World Map Wall Art (Available in USA only version, too: Rustic Wooden USA Map Wall Art, Watercolor World Map Canvas Wall ArtRustic Wood-Look World Map Canvas Wall Art)
19. Salt & Pepper Shakers This adorable Ceramic Tent & Campfire Salt & Pepper Shaker Set or this Camper Travel Trailer Salt & Pepper Shaker Set make for an affordable stocking stuffer or small gift.

20. Hiking Maps or Trail Guidebooks — REI and National Geographic are both great places to shop for hiking maps and trail guidebooks for specific areas or parks.

21. Hiking Poles — I just bought these bad boys for Tucker: Black Diamond Trail Pro Shock Trekking Pole. I'm hoping to get these for myself soon: Black Diamond Women's Trail Pro Shock Walking Pole.

22. Outdoor Games —  I absolutely love the thought and effort that goes into making a homemade gift, so I had to add these DIY plans for building a Giant Jenga Game or a Corn Hole Set. Make sure you snag these Weather Resistant Corn Hole Bean Bags for the corn hole set!





23. Globe Ornament — This is always the first Christmas ornament I hang, and it always has to be front and center.

24. Qalo Ring — I just recently learned about Qalo rings, and I predict that two of these bad boys will be finding their way to our household by Christmas. At under $30, these silicon rings are not only affordable but also temperature tolerant, gasoline & oil resistant, and non-conductive. These functional yet stylish bands are perfect for travelers, outdoor enthusiasts, athletes, military members, and craftsmen (and women).


For the dog loving, eco-conscious, outdoorsy traveler:

1. Dog Back Pack — We've been debating investing in dog back packs for the pups for a while now, and I love this OneTigris Dog Pack.



2. Eco-Friendly Dog Waste Bags & Dispenser — These Earth Rated Dog Waste Bags & the Earth Rated Dog Waste Bag Leash Dispenser make perfect stocking stuffers.


3. Collapsible Dog Food & Water Bowl — I'm a big fan of this Ruffwear Collapsible Dog Food & Water Bowl. Can you tell that I love lime green?

4. Freedom No-Pull Harness & 4-Way Leash — I swear by these harnesses and leashes! They revolutionized walks and hikes with Athena and Hades. They drastically cut back on pulling and eliminated the pressure on their necks. They are a great price for such well-built products — We have 3 harnesses and two leashes that we've been using regularly for several years now, and they still look brand new.



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2 comments :

  1. Great ideas! I love a couple of them for myself!! The hammock and bike basket... I purchased something similar to the bananagram for my son but his isn't as fun! Great ideas...

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