Editor’s Note: The stockings are hung by the chimney with care. Now what the hell are you gonna put in there? Ah, stocking stuffers — the little things, the extras, the last-minute goodies, the fun gifts. They’re as enjoyable to give as they are to receive. Thing is, there’s an endless supply of stocking-size gifts under $50, and picking up the right ones can be a little daunting. Lucky for you, we’ve gathered the best affordable gifts around to please anyone on your list. Need more ideas? Check out all of our Stocking Stuffer Guides.
Because sure footing is everything. $24LL Bean Waxed Canvas Fly Wallet
Because these are the bugs you keep. $18Leatherman Wingman Multitool
Because MacGyver is an inspiration. $20Ultimate Knot Guide
Because Google doesn’t work everywhere… yet. $8Petzl Tikka Headlamp
Because not all hands-free devices are douchey. $24+MSR Ultralite Packtowel
Because mountain stream water is freezing. $25Monopoly National Parks Edition
Because who hasn’t fantasized about owning El Capitan? $40Snow Peak Titanium Mug with HotLips
Because a cup in the morning means everything. $37The North Face Etip Gloves
Because texting is the only communication channel that’s open. $45Granger’s Merino Wash
Because Nature’s miracle fabric still needs an occasional cleaning. $8Black Diamond Momentum Climbing Harness
Because their life is on the line. $46Stanley Adventure Flask
Because beer travels poorly. $20Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival
Because shit happens. $13Sawyer Water Filtration Pouches
Because it stops being fun when the water runs out.
$7+Overland Journal Subscription
Because you need ideas.
$45Mountain Hardwear Men’s Microchill Light Zip