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Giving a loved one the perfect gift is one of my favorite parts of the holidays. However, finding that perfect gift is a whole other story! Since taking on a minimalist lifestyle, I try to find gifts that target my friends’ and families’ interest, rather that just wrapping up another sweater or patterned socks that just gets added to their closest. Rather than giving “stuff”, I want to give joy, happiness, and excitement. While I’ve been leaning towards providing experiences as gifts, I like to also sneak in a little something extra to spread the holiday cheer. Here is a collection of gifts I absolutely love for the adventurous people in your life! Whether it’s your uncle who’s hiking mountains, your sister who’s kayaking rivers, or you best friend who’s traveling the world, these gifts are sure to warm their hearts and fuel their passion!
Used at the base camp for Mount Everest, this mug is sure to keep your drink hot (or cold!) no matter how many hours you’re on the move.
Packing can be the most stressful part of traveling, but these traveling cubes make it easy! Light as a feather, these are a necessity for staying organized no matter what suitcase you’re living out of.
While long layovers and tiny airplane quarters are an adventurer’s reality, this neck support pillow offers the support of a fluffy contraption without taking up any space! The positive reviews speak loud enough.
These sweet simple paper airplane earrings are the perfect stocking stuffer. They’re going on my list!
Have a friend who still wants to look fly on the go? This cosmetic bag is perfect Foy everything from make-up to tools to any collection of gadgets! You never have to search endlessly for your nail clippers again with this bag that lys it all our for you.
The first step in seeing the world is planning where you will go! You bud is sure to never miss an important detail when hitting the road using this travel planner.
Don’t let anyone be left in the dark! This solar rechargeable lamp is perfect for those who like to spend all day (and night!) outdoors.
While you can decide where you want to do, you never quite know what the temperature will be! This oversized sweater is as soft as a blanket, and perfect for air conditioned planes and chill hotel rooms.
We all know someone who has a flawless Instagram feed. Support their hobby with the the Nikon Coolpix that has zoom powers that beat an iPhone.
Looking for a unique gift for that one-in-a-million friend? This star gazer Stellarscope can be slipped into you back pocket and is an inspiring activity both in a national park or in your own backyard!
Checking off a new location is sure to give you all the feels! This scratch off world map poster makes it all the more enjoyable.
Sometimes the best adventure is found between the covers. This read is sure to hook anyone looking for excitement without having to leave the couch.
Never forget an iPhone charger again with this handy electronics organizer bag! Multiple compartments are perfect for the technology-lover vacationer.
Compression socks are a must for long flights! These adorable prints are sure to make you smile even after you’ve been cramped in your seat for ten hours.
Less than $70, this sleeping bag is perfect for everything from chilly nights on the mountain to breezy evenings off the lake.
A slim and chic backpack that can fit in the carryon space plus anti-theft features is sure to be any traveler’s dream. The sleek design is a bonus!
A hiker’s necessity, you can’t go wrong with a functional compass that will keep anyone on track!
When things don’t always go to plan, this survival kit is a must! Its the most well equipped box for it’s size so it’s easy to slip into your backpack.
For me, this might be the most important tool to have while camping! A fun an thoughtful twist for the camper in your life! Marshmellows sold separately.
Fleece leggings are a whole new ballpark in activewear! Perfect for layering for all the skiers and boarders in your family!
After using hiking poles, I can’t even believe I ever ventured out without them! This pair is perfect for all terrain and makes hiking a full body workout. Even better, Montem is now offering 15% off to Namastay Traveling readers on any purchase with the code NAMASTAY. Woohoo!
What’s the number one on your gift list? Who’s the hardest person for you to shop for?