Unique Camping Gift Ideas
As November passes, invariably thoughts turn to the upcoming Christmas season. It’s time to start thinking about buying Christmas gifts. Here are some unique camping gift ideas for the outdoorsmen (women) in your life.
Camping enthusiasts love to get away from the rat race and just take in the majesty of Mother Nature. If you’re shopping for a person that likes to go camping, here are a few unique camping gift ideas.
1. National Parks Pass – Some of the best camping locations are in the United States National Parks system. Yosemite, Glacier Park and so on, provide simply stunning scenery and absolutely tremendous camping opportunities. The National Park Pass grants admission to all of the National Parks for one year. The National Parks Pass starts at $60 (November 2016). 80 percent of the proceeds go to the preservation of the parks.
2. Play & Freeze Ice Cream Maker – This cool little gadget lets you make ice cream on the fly while camping. In the form of a plastic ball, you simply add rock salt and ice to one end and provided ice cream to the other. Seal it up and start rolling it around like a soccer ball. Before you know it, you’ll have ice cream. This very cool gadget will run you $30.
3. Fold Away Food Covers – While getting back to nature is a blast, insects become annoying. The Fold Away Food Covers act as a little tent you can put over food to keep the little buggers off. The covers fold up and are easily stored making them the ideal camping accessory. Coghlan’s covers are the best. You’ll spend $5 or so for the covers, a very small price for keeping food insect free.
4. Nomad Camping Journals – Nomad Camping Journals are compact writing journals that let campers keep notes and a record of their camping trips. Really great for creating a record of who was on the trip, how the trip went, other places to try and so on. The camping journals are great keepsakes for adults and something to do for kids during down times. As the trips add up over the years, you’ll enjoy reading about past trips. You can expect to pay $25 for the journal with case.
5. High Sierra Wave 70 2L Reservoir & Bladder Camping/Hiking Hydration Bag Pack – This Hiking Hydration Pack is 100% Polyester, has 1 exterior pocket, and holds 2 liters. You never want to run out of water. It’s as simple as that. And with the High Sierra Wave, you can be sure you never will. This is one nifty water carrier. It’s basic, but that also means it’s about as light as it’s going to get. And, it will keep that water cool for a long time in the sun. Now that’s handy.
6. BioLite Wood Burning Campstove – You can cook with twigs collected from the campsite. It provides sustainable charging for your gadgets and is ultra-efficient energy source. Cook your meals while you charge your gadgets, on campsite, combining the benefits of a backpack stove and power charger. The BioLite Wood Burning CampStove combines the benefits of a lightweight backpacking stove and an off-grid power charger so you can cook a meal while charging your gadgets. The Campstove is the perfect solution for both the backcountry campsite and also Emergency Preparedness Kits.
Camping is a great way to escape the chaos of daily life and provides plenty of gift buying ideas. Get out there and enjoy the world! There are many more unique camping gift ideas out there. Just check your local sporting goods store or take a bit of an explore online at sites like Amazon.