62 Best Gifts for Outdoorsmen 2022


Outdoorsman love to feel life, live in the moment and rest their stamina and abilities to think. Problem-solving in the outdoors is a skill needed to master survival off the grid and many adventuristic outdoorsmen are minimalists that get tired of the city and all the politics that come with day-to-day life, especially in our time.

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Best Gift Ideas for OutdoorsmenSmokeless FirePit and GrillKingCamp Sun ShelterLifeStraw Collapsible Squeeze Bottle Water Filter SystemOpinel No.08 Folding KnifeSmith's Knife SharpenerParacord Survival BraceletCamp Chef Outdoor OvenMidland Two-Way RadioDanner Gritstone Work BootWrangler Lined JacketDon't Die Emergency BlanketsCarhartt Workwear JerseyCamera Lens and Bluetooth RemoteLETMY Tactical FlashlightCamelbak 12 oz MugALPS Extreme Harness XOutside MagazineGlobal Vasion Heated SocksALPS Commander BagCelestron Outland X BinocularsGenuine Fred TRAVELAMPORORO Heated JacketHoly Stone Drone with CameraDarn Tough Nomad SocksHoumass Utility BraceletCarhartt Flannel Lined JacketKikkerland Playing CardsWACACO Portable Espresso MakerCarbon Fiber Key HolderHomeWetBar Sharpened ToolsGarmin Venu SmartwatchNikon Underwater CameraUltralight Backpack Cooler ChairBenchmade KnifeSuunto Traverse WatchKuju CoffeeNRS Heavy-Duty Tie-Down StrapsKikkerland Portable BBQ SuitcaseSpyderco Folding KnifeSUUNTO Mirror CompassJBL Waterproof SpeakerColeman Steel CoolerLeica Trinova HD BinocularsStanley Stainless Steel FlaskKAVU Off-Grid ShirtHillsound BTR StoolYETI Tundra CoolerSony Alpha CameraVermont's Original Bag BalmCuisinart Petit Gas GrillCrocs Classic RealtreeRay-Ban Polarized SunglassesMonocular Telescope with Night VisionBow Hunting Silent Wall ClockInteresting Stories For Curious PeopleYETI Hopper Flip CoolerThe Lost Art of Reading Nature's SignsManSnacks BoxThunderFit Silicone RingSurvival Gear and EquipmentGIMMEDAT Duck Duck Boom T-ShirtVARWANEO Survival MultitoolsHow We Selected Gifts for OutdoorsmenQualityPriceFAQs - Gifts for OutdoorsmenWhat should I buy for an outdoorsman?What gifts do guys like most?What to get a boy who loves the outdoors?

Best Gift Ideas for Outdoorsmen

Smokeless FirePit and Grill


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When you love the outdoors you find amazing ways to cook and the Smokeless FirePit and Grill is one of the best ways to cook your food for some tasty steaks, dogs, or burgers. Your outdoorsman will love to cook with his.

KingCamp Sun Shelter


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A great adventure is awaiting you and the KingCamp Sun Shelter is a must-have. You can hang out anywhere you want! It will keep the sun off you and offer a place to just enjoy where you are at! Adventures await! A great gift for any holiday or special occasion.

LifeStraw Collapsible Squeeze Bottle Water Filter System

LifeStraw Peak Series - Collapsible Squeeze Bottle Water Filter System – 650ml for Trail Running, Through Hiking, Travel, Cycling, and Fishing, Dark Mountain Gray
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When you’re off the grid or in some foreign country and you need to purify your drinking water, the LifeStraw Collapsible Squeeze Bottle Water Filter System is a must-have safety measure for your avid hunter or outdoorsman.

Opinel No.08 Folding Knife


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A knife any avid outdoorsman needs to add to his toolkit. The Stainless Steel Folding Knife is essential when you are on an adventure in the woods especially if you are off the grid. Gift the knife that will last and be just the tool they need on the next outing.

Smith’s Knife Sharpener

You cannot cut that animal up without some sharp knives and the Knife Sharpener is known to be one of the best. Easy to use and super easy to carry in your backpack or even your pocket. Your hunter will love one of these on a birthday or special holiday.

Paracord Survival Bracelet


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The perfect gift for the guy or gal who loves to go off into the outback and hunt anything from animals to the next beautiful sunrise and loves the outdoors. This Paracord Survival Bracelet has everything you need like a compass, fire starter, emergency knife & whistle to keep your hunter and outdoorsman safe, giving them directions, and those needed emergency tools when they are out in the woods. As an added benefit, this is a 2-pack!

Camp Chef Outdoor Oven

When your loved one enjoys the outdoors they need the right gear to make everything fun and the food from this oven is amazing. The Outdoor Oven is just what your outdoorsman needs to complete their living space in the part of the woods or mountains that they find amazing.

Midland Two-Way Radio

The Midland Two-Way Radio is an amazing way for the outdoorsman to communicate with others or know what is going on in the outside world. Hikers, bikers, and outdoorsmen of any type will appreciate the need for knowledge when they are up in the mountains or out walking a trail, especially if you’re in a maze of trails.  These long-range walkie-talkies have a ton of privacy codes, offer an SOS Siren, and those much-needed Weather Alerts. A must-have for any outdoorsman.

Danner Gritstone Work Boot

A tough pair of boots for a tough guy who loves the outdoors and enjoys hiking or being in the deep woods. Some places off the gird he wanders no man has gone if that’s your guy then the Danner Gritstone Work Boot is made for him. The outdoorsman has the needed grip and will keep his feet safe with these amazingly comfortable boots.

Wrangler Lined Jacket

These jackets are wonderful and I have one. I wear it outside when the guys need help with the calves or something all rancher.  It is perfect for a chilly day of hiking and being in nature no matter if it is for pleasure or work.  When it is not quite cold enough for a winter jacket this one fits the bill and adds just enough warmth. The Wrangler Sherpa-Lined Jacket is perfect and soft. It is easy to clean and is made tough. I highly recommend having one in your closet.

Don’t Die Emergency Blankets

The name is silly but oh so true. Cold weather can sneak up on you and then you’re in trouble. The little orange blanket in a bag is easy to carry and just might save your life so get your outdoorsman a Don’t Die In The Woods Blankets; it is a smart tool for the true outdoorsman that loves being off the grid.

Carhartt Workwear Jersey

Carhartt makes some great clothes and we have many in our home. They are durable but just fit the bill for the avid outdoorsman, rancher, or anyone who loves the outdoors. They look good and fill the basic need for comfort and warmth. The Carhartt Workwear Shirt is perfect for your guy when he is heading out for a week in the woods or just a vigorous hike.

Camera Lens and Bluetooth Remote

When you are an outdoorsman who wants to catch the best pictures of nature or of the wildlife then the Camera Lens and Bluetooth Remote is what you’re looking for to take the best pictures you can without carrying a huge expensive camera.

LETMY Tactical Flashlight


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When you are out hiking a trail or roughing on your latest adventure it is good to have a flashlight on hand for emergencies that tend to happen far from civilization. The Tactical Flashlight is a super bright LED mini flashlight that has a handy belt clip. It has several types of lights, like zoomable, and is waterproof if you fall in the creek. A perfect gift for the great outdoorsman.

Camelbak 12 oz Mug


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Having a great coffee cup when you’re roughing it and off the grid is important and something I make sure we have along on any adventure we do. The 12 oz Camp Mug is just what your outdoorsman would order for their birthday or a stocking stuffer.

ALPS Extreme Harness X

It is always nice to have the items needed when you are planning a trip or adventure. So many items are needed on the outdoor trip and at times it is hard to carry them all. The ALPS Extreme Harness X is a great item to have for your adventure. You can add in all your accessories and get on the trail. A perfect gift for any outdoorsman.

Outside Magazine

When you love adventure and being outdoors in any climate, extreme adventures are a fingertip away when you have the Outside Magazine coming to your door. It will give you some great tips on essential skills, must-haves, and where to go for the best of the outdoors. So many essential skills are needed when you’re on a great adventure.

Global Vasion Heated Socks

I love heated socks when it is cold out. When we are sitting by the fire and we have trucked through the snow all day they are a blessing and keep me going. When my feet get cold so does the rest of me so I say this is the best gift you can give your outdoorsman, the Heated Socks will keep their adventure warmer and more endurable. A great birthday or Christmas gift.

ALPS Commander Bag

Perfect for hiking into the hills, valleys, and mountains on your hiking trip. You can add all your gear and hiking tools that are needed right into this lightweight pack and up the slopes, you go. Or down the mountainside.  The ALPS Commander Pack is one of the best for moving around with all your outdoor gear as it is easy to load and easy to carry.

Celestron Outland X Binoculars

A good pair of binoculars is important when you are out on an adventure in the outdoors. These provide some great optics for your hiking adventure and if you’re an avid bird watcher well then you have hit the prize! Give a gift that the outdoorsman can use when they’re hot on the trail of any animal or sunset deep in the woods or along the ocean.  The Outland X Binoculars are an amazing gift for the birthday or any holiday of your outdoorsman this year!

Genuine Fred TRAVELAMP

I love items that are simple and easy to use when you are out on an adventure. This is a unique item that any outdoorsman can appreciate. You can slip this phone diffuser over your phone’s flashlight and holy batman signal- you have a lantern. Really amazing gadget! The Genuine Fred TRAVELAMP is the newest camping and hiking technology and you will love it and so will your outdoorsman.

ORORO Heated Jacket

The jacket of the year right here. A great gift for anyone who loves to be outdoors and needs to keep away the chill o ft the cool night air. The ORORO Heated Jacket will keep that guy warm no matter what state or country he is in. A great gift for the outdoorsman. My guys love it when they are out feeding the cattle on a cold day.

Holy Stone Drone with Camera


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For work or play everyone should have a Holy Stone Quadcopter. When your outdoorsman is off in the woods or down by the ocean they can fly high above and see the wonders of the world. A super cool toy for any grown-up! It is amazing and offers a true birds-eye view.

Darn Tough Nomad Socks

When you are roughing it in the woods and hate it when your feet get cold you need a solid pair of socks to keep the wet, cold, and those nasty blisters away. My husband swears by these socks and he is out in the elements all year round. Any outdoorsman will want a pair of the Darn Tough Nomad Socks for the next outdoors adventure.

Houmass Utility Bracelet


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When your guy is always looking for a tool or something to cut a rope with. A couple of basic tools provided and a great gift idea for that guy who is not super tool orientated! The Utility Bracelet has a neat little folding knife and screwdriver built right in and can make the perfect gift for the hunter and outdoor enthusiast.

Carhartt Flannel Lined Jacket

If your man is an outdoorsman, farms, hunts, or loves ice fishing the Carhartt coats are a gift for that hunter in your life. My husband and sons are farmers and they always buy the Carhartt Flannel Lined Jacket for working or playing outside in the cold. They make a good birthday or Christmas gift. They are made tough, just like your man.

Kikkerland Playing Cards


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When your out overnight after a good hike a game of cards with your buddies is a great place to end the day. The Playing Cards are perfect for a birthday gift for your outdoorsman to keep him happy while he is roughing it with the guys in the deep part of the woods.

WACACO Portable Espresso Maker

Even if you are a great outdoorsman and like to rough it you may need an espresso every once in a while and with the Portable Espresso Maker, you can do that from the tallest mountain or deepest revenge. They think of everything. It is no longer so rough.

Carbon Fiber Key Holder

A tool organizer for the outdoorsman who is always looking for his car keys but has a knife in his pocket. when you have been out hiking all day you will find your keys in your pocket, safe and sound. The Carbon Fiber Key Holder not only keeps keys in one place it will offer a few small tools for those mishaps.

HomeWetBar Sharpened Tools

When the man in your life is rugged, and outdoors guy, and enjoys all the outdoor adventures such as camping, hiking, and hunting especially with his sons then I have a perfect gift idea. The HomeWetBar Sharpened Tools comes with all of his favorite hunting things, ammo can bring his ammunition, a flask to keep his liquor and stogies on hand, a hatchet for the thick brush, and a custom hunting knife he’ll use on every outing.

Garmin Venu Smartwatch

The Garmin watch will keep your adventurous outdoorsman on the right trail and bring home or her home every time. The Garmin Venu Smartwatch is a special kind of amazing when you are out in the world having an adventure. A great gift idea!

Nikon Underwater Camera

For the guy who loves to take photos of the great outdoors, and even his grandchildren or maybe he is a farmer and wants memories of changes in equipment, land, or acreage. The Nikon Underwater Camera is a fantastic gift for your hunter. It takes amazing pictures without all the work. He can save all his memories of the one that did not getaway. Or maybe it did but he got the picture.

Ultralight Backpack Cooler Chair

Fishing, camping, hunting, or even at the big football game this chair has it all, comfort, coolness, and a place to stash your beer! Get your special guy the perfect gift of the Cooler Camping Chair for his birthday!

Benchmade Knife


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A good foldable knife is always needed on any outdoor adventure. You never know what can happen or when you need to cut something. The Benchmade Knife is something your outdoorsman will need on every trip they make.

Suunto Traverse Watch


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When you want to know where you’re going but more importantly how long it took you to get there The Suunto Traverse Watch is the watch to track it all. You will know step by step how many it took to reach your base or the top of the mountain.

Kuju Coffee


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A great way to have your coffee while you are in the forsaken countryside somewhere. You do not have to go without when you have the Kuju Coffee, just add some hot water and you have the best coffee camping can get you off the grid. A gift your outdoorsman will enjoy.

NRS Heavy-Duty Tie-Down Straps


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When you heading off on the boating adventure or out with the side by sides you can strap those things down and hit the trail with no fear. The Tie-Down Straps are ready to go and be put to use holding down your precious cargo.

Kikkerland Portable BBQ Suitcase


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Suitcases like this remind me of bombs and action-adventure and guess what your outdoorsman will have his adventure and he can eat it too with this amazing grill all ready to go on your trip. The Portable BBQ Suitcase is a James Bond tool ready for you to go on an outing.

Spyderco Folding Knife


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A sharp knife is ready to go with your outdoorsman wherever they choose to go. The Para Military Knife is sharp and can feed you or keep you safe when you’re out in the woods and deep in the trails. You outdoorsman will like the feel of this bad boy as he gets his supper ready.

SUUNTO Mirror Compass


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When you are an outdoorsman and love to go deep into the woods or mountains you need a compass to get back to your base. The Mirror Compass is an adventurous person’s tool that they stand by and use every time they go for a walk. Looking for supper or exploring the area can be dangerous unless you have the right tools.

JBL Waterproof Speaker

Even the outdoorsman loves some music when they are chilling back at the camp or as they walk the trail. The Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker is easy to hang on your clothing or close by the campsite so you can hear the news or some music before you hit the trail or the sack.

Coleman Steel Cooler


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A rough and rugged cooler that takes me back to childhood. No plastic crap here. it was built Coleman tough and still it. Keeps everything cooler and takes a beating without breaking. The Coleman Steel Cooler is still top of the line from the good old days.

Leica Trinova HD Binoculars

Great optics for your guy that is a hunter or avid bird watcher! Give a gift that he can use when he’s hot on the trail, no matter where that trail leads. The Leica Trinova Binoculars are an amazing gift for the birthday guy this year!

Stanley Stainless Steel Flask

A good flask is hard to find but very useable when you have had a long day’s adventure in the outdoors. The Stanley Stainless Steel Flask is tough and durable, easy to carry will fit in your pocket, and keeps the contents tasting clear and cool.

KAVU Off-Grid Shirt

Having some good durable clothes when you go off the grid on an adventure is a good idea. Long sleeve shirts like the KAVU Shirt are smart to keep the mosquitos from biting you or getting too much sun.

Hillsound BTR Stool

a great stool for your outdoorsman when they just need to take a load off. It is easy to transport and use. A perfect gift for the minimalist who loves to stay away in the mountains for days hiking and camping. The Stool is UltraLite and a great item for camping when you’re roughing it.

YETI Tundra Cooler


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Yeti, I even love the name. The YETI Tundra Cooler is amazing as usual. I love the color and the is just nothing bad I can say about Yeti. Your outdoorsman will love this thing!

Sony Alpha Camera

This camera is amazing for the price. Do not be afraid of it. The quality of pictures is great and the Sony Alpha Camera satisfies even the best photographer. If your outdoorsman loves to take some shots of their day then this is a great camera for them. They will love it! Cameras are expensive and this one is worth it.

Vermont’s Original Bag Balm

I hate chapped lips and have spent too much money trying to find something that works and doesn’t make my lips worse. Vermont’s Balm is a great balm and you will love it when you are out in the elements of our world. Sun or wind can’t beat this balm. It works for chapped hands and feet also.

Cuisinart Petit Gas Grill


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If you love to grill but are heading off to places off the grid then the Gourmet Gas Grill is just what your outdoorsman needs to add to his arsenal of outdoor tools. It is lightweight and easy to take with you to the campsite. No more cold meals or fires that can start the forest on fire.

Crocs Classic Realtree

Comfort and coolness all in one shoe. The outdoorsman will be feet of a foot wearing these on the trail. they have a nice cushion and I love the airflow. The Crocs Clog is a great shoe and a great birthday gift for you outdoorsman.

Ray-Ban Polarized Sunglasses

A good pair of glasses are timeless and worth the expense. I love these glasses as they remind me of my dad. He wore his well. The Ray-Ban Polarized Sunglasses are the perfect gift for your outdoorsman as he heads off on his next adventure looking pretty damn cool.

Monocular Telescope with Night Vision

A great way to watch anything going on from a deer walking through the forest to your grandson playing soccer. The Monocular Telescope is brings everything forward to view from your phone if you like. A great gift for your outdoorsman.

Bow Hunting Silent Wall Clock

I hate my ticking clock so this fine little item is going in my shopping cart. The Bow Hunting Wall Clock is a gift your outdoorsman will enjoy as they hate the sound of the city. The animals will also be dear to their heart as they enjoy spending time in nature.

Interesting Stories For Curious People


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I love a good story or documentary. History and facts entertain and excite my mind. Your outdoorsman will love having the Interesting Stories For Curious People in their hands as they bed down for the night on their outdoor adventure. Settling into their tent or canopy to relax a good book is a great gift.

YETI Hopper Flip Cooler

Yeti is a name every outdoorsman knows and it is something they want. The YETI Portable Cooler is a choice gift option for the outdoorsman on a birthday or Christmas. They will love it and have a great place to stash their beverages or bring home their game.

The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs


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Every outdoorsman needs the skills in this book. As America crumbles beneath our feet we could all use some education on survival. The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs book is the perfect guide to some basics in the wild. The forgotten skills that we had before technology.

ManSnacks Box

Man snacks now that go a long way for your outdoorsman. He can pack this gift right up on his next exhibition into the wilds of the world. The ManSnacks Box is a great gift for your outdoorsman and will add some much-needed energy to his long hike.

ThunderFit Silicone Ring

These rings are amazing and well known to work well for the manly guy and hunter. They do not have edges to catch on to things and wear well. Plus the color is amazing. Your guy will love the ThunderFit Ring on his birthday or for Christmas. Such a manly ring.

Survival Gear and Equipment

Multitool Camping Accessories Survival Gear, 14 in 1 Camping Kit with Axe Hammer Saw Screwdrivers Pliers Bottle Opener and more, Unique Birthday Gifts for Men,Best Dad Presents
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Now here is a tool for the outdoorsman that will make them smile. This bad boy kit holds 14 items in 1. The Survival Gear and Equipment is the perfect gift for your outdoorsman or survivalist. Everything they need to head off on an adventure of their dreams. I love an emergency pack!

GIMMEDAT Duck Duck Boom T-Shirt

The long sleeve shirt is a great color combination and a perfect birthday or Christmas gift for you outdoorsman. He will not only look good out in the trail as he walks he will stay warm. A win-win for any occasion. The Duck Duck Boom T-Shirt is the perfect gift for your outdoorsman.

VARWANEO Survival Multitools


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When you enjoy the woods and building a fire or making your way through some thick brush the VARWANEO Multitools are the tool to have. It has everything you will need on your next adventure.

How We Selected Gifts for Outdoorsmen

The priority for me is always quality and price points. It may look cool but is it durable and something I would buy for my loved one. If it is on this list then I would buy it myself. I look for items that others with the same hobbies have often bought and give a good score for.

Quality

Quality! It is all about workmanship and value. No one wants to buy junk and gift it to someone who is important to them. I try to do my due diligence in finding items that are pretty cool or really useable for your outdoorsman.

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Cost! One can buy the most inexpensive gift and it can be perfect so I am always looking at your price. Sometimes the most expensive gift is not as good as the one on sale. Always shopping for the next good deal for you!

FAQs – Gifts for Outdoorsmen

What should I buy for an outdoorsman?

Something useable and durable. Any items they need should be high ranking on durability as they are in the elements may it be water, trees or snow and sun the world around us can be damaging to the items we buy.

A good flask is hard to find but very useable when you have had a long day’s adventure in the outdoors. The Stanley Adventure Stainless Steel Flask is tough and durable, easy to carry will fit in your pocket, and keeps the contents tasting clear and cool.

What gifts do guys like most?

That depends on the guys but some of the number one sellers are:

The name is silly but oh so true. Cold weather can sneak up on you and then you’re in trouble. The little orange blanket in a bag is easy to carry and just might save your life so get your outdoorsman a Don’t Die In The Woods – Freakin’ Huge Emergency Blankets it is a smart tool for the true outdoorsman that loves being off the grid.

When you’re packing it light and off-roading on an adventure in the outdoors but need a rest or an overnight the KingCamp Awning Sun Shelter SUV Tent is the way to go. You can shelter for an hour or the night and keep dry or keep the sun off of you while you rest. Who needs an old-fashioned tent in the outdoors! A great birthday or Christmas gift for your outdoorsman.

When you’re an outdoorsman who wants to catch the best pictures of nature or of the wildlife then the Universal 3in1 Camera Lens and Bluetooth Shutter Remote Kit for Smartphones is what you’re looking for to take the best pictures you can without carrying a huge expensive camera.

When you love the outdoors you find amazing ways to cook and the FirePit Outdoor Smokeless Wood & Charcoal Burning FirePit and Grill is one of the best ways to cook your food for some tasty steaks, dogs, or burgers. Your outdoorsman will love to cook with his.

What to get a boy who loves the outdoors?

When you’re an outdoorsman who wants to catch the best pictures of nature or of the wildlife then the Universal 3in1 Camera Lens and Bluetooth Shutter Remote Kit for Smartphones is what you’re looking for to take the best pictures you can without carrying a huge expensive camera.

Let’s have some fun, even if we are outdoorsman and too cool for toys we know how to play. What a great way to check out the view from above. If your dad or hubby loves to hunt or explore, the Holy Stone Quadcopter will add some excitement to his life. He can check out what is going on in the woods or fly over the neighborhood. Perfect gift for the farmer. He can see his fields without trying to walk or drive in them. A great gift idea for the birthday or Christmas. Give him a gift he did not even know he would love.

Now here is a tool for the outdoorsman that will make them smile. This bad boy kit holds 14 items in 1. The Survival Gear and Equipment is the perfect gift for your outdoorsman or survivalist. Everything they need to head off on an adventure of their dreams. I love an emergency pack!

Every outdoorsman needs the skills in this book. As America crumbles beneath our feet we could all use some education on survival. The (Natural Navigation) is the perfect guide to some basics in the wild. The forgotten skills that we had before technology.


Terri Mielitz

I have eleven grandchildren ranging from 2 to 25 years of age. I watch 3 of the toddlers everyday. I am an educator and a firm believer in learning, even with playtime.

I put a lot of thought into gift buying. Gifts tell a story and I want the loved ones in my life to have a positive story of belonging.