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15 Great Gifts Under $50 for the Outdoorsman

While spending a week in a tent with the outdoorsman would be generous, these camp essentials make equally great gifts.

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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: extras, last-minute goodies, the old standbys. 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.

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Exotac fireSLEEVE
Because ruining your lighter in the rain means no hot dinner. $15[image id='84b96e19-5930-4684-895a-ba3e5e7cd59c' mediaId='60d70dcb-6386-4012-a936-2a576d004347' align='center' size='medium' share='false' caption='' expand='' crop='original'][/image]

Sanborn Canoe Cedar Firestarters
Because an outdoorsman never has enough fire starters. $8[image id='596ba3ac-9fae-4049-a95a-61bf91255b27' mediaId='de666753-486c-41da-9b63-97cd4ef3e3a3' align='center' size='medium' share='false' caption='' expand='' crop='original'][/image]

Lifestraw
Because being without potable water on the trail is a matter of life and death. $20[image id='93f30cc4-7e01-4204-bdfb-962d413369d2' mediaId='90ba8783-8a7d-4b88-838d-e972905ecd23' align='center' size='medium' share='false' caption='' expand='' crop='original'][/image]

Humangear Gobites Trio
Because roughing it doesn’t have to be that rough. $14[image id='83215d4a-b832-47e4-a315-136bba24220d' mediaId='c7c85e5b-e180-4836-a5df-ffdf15c80416' align='center' size='medium' share='false' caption='' expand='' crop='original'][/image]

America’s Great Hiking Trails
Because every adventurer dreams of hiking the AT. $34[image id='3f61cccb-5595-4224-a730-116d44b80e60' mediaId='49e8c8a1-1303-4d8e-b349-1f252c28ae3e' align='center' size='medium' share='false' caption='' expand='' crop='original'][/image]

Meru
Because he needs to see the greatest mountaineering ascent of our lifetime. $20[image id='cd9c7dea-f2ed-4ea2-8b3c-8eb7f61a1fae' mediaId='330a8ed7-4128-4387-8b7b-0eea1bc2bb71' align='center' size='medium' share='false' caption='' expand='' crop='original'][/image]

‘Avaunt’ Magazine
Because tales of adventure fuel the fire of every explorer. ~$26[image id='fc5c4191-e4a0-4e3e-ac85-18ea01b023f7' mediaId='f323e430-5cf5-422f-868a-9933942efe99' align='center' size='medium' share='false' caption='' expand='' crop='original'][/image]

Black Diamond Cosmo Headlamp
Because adventures rarely end when the sun goes down. $20+[image id='229249c0-afcb-40db-b40e-4e85b024d29c' mediaId='166e70b0-eec9-4153-a34a-6cce88d8d2d1' align='center' size='medium' share='false' caption='' expand='' crop='original'][/image]

Cabela’s Deluxe Fly-Tying Kit with Case
Because nothing compares to catching a hungry rainbow on your own fly. $35[image id='86b2ef8d-2144-4c05-9dc3-03edd1780d46' mediaId='41693674-8fc8-4a93-aad3-8af67448740d' align='center' size='medium' share='false' caption='' expand='' crop='original'][/image]

Buck Knives Folding Hunter Knife
Because heirloom-quality knives don’t have to break the bank. $39[image id='de95d706-1de9-4253-b82a-2230d93ece94' mediaId='0ef0a817-b16b-463d-96bf-4bdb82ed468b' align='center' size='medium' share='false' caption='' expand='' crop='original'][/image]

Gobi Gear Hoboroll
Because bringing that extra base layer could mean the difference between comfort and misery. $40[image id='38a42073-ce73-4a85-bf0e-dcdbf3ba2d43' mediaId='685c59f8-f914-48cd-bd9c-381eb2695712' align='center' size='medium' share='false' caption='' expand='' crop='original'][/image]

NITE IZE Gear Line Organization System
Because keeping your gear organized is imperative. $12[image id='00880802-9264-4a85-a9fd-7ceed04897a9' mediaId='29053465-9e88-4518-ac6c-1c811f094d0d' align='center' size='medium' share='false' caption='' expand='' crop='original'][/image]

The Gear Patrol Magazine
Because Issue #1 features renowned climber Conrad Anker, the world’s best American rodeo bullfighter, heli-skiing in the Selkirks, and more. $20[image id='1bf974c4-1a58-46c2-8355-418429341bcd' mediaId='f6c786aa-72d3-4daf-bcfc-3f98ee90390e' align='center' size='medium' share='false' caption='' expand='' crop='original'][/image]

From the GP Store: Selkirks Print
Because it’s way cheaper than a heli-skiing ticket, but scratches the itch. $100[image id='259ddad0-ce8c-405d-a026-bd2ee33b28d1' mediaId='3bca59f6-a157-406e-bf89-3ebf93c0cddf' align='center' size='medium' share='false' caption='' expand='' crop='original'][/image]

From the GP Store: Askov Finlayson × GP Wool Knit Hat
Because keeping one’s head cold (and repping GP colors) is an important thing. $45
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