10 Gift Ideas for Outdoor Enthusiasts

10 Gift Ideas for Outdoor Enthusiasts

With the holiday shopping season upon us, it's time to start writing up those gift lists and searching for the perfect presents to place under the tree. Looking to buy something for the outdoor enthusiast on your list? Look no further. At Cotton Carrier, we all love to spend time outdoors. Here are our top ten gifts ideas for those adventurers and nature lovers on your list. And Santa, we wouldn't mind receiving these ourselves!

BioLite Camp Stove
The BioLite Camp Stove provides an environmentally friendly form of camp cooking while keeping your batteries topped off, all at the same time. (Talk about efficiency.) The perfect gift for anyone looking to fuel their outdoor adventures.

AeroPress Coffee & Espresso Maker

Speaking of fuel, the AeroPress coffee and espresso maker makes real espresso, crema and all, from a device that weighs less than the average hiking boot. It brews delicious American-style coffee or espresso-style caffeine. All you need are ground beans and hot water. Try it for camping or hut trips, and it may just become your favourite method for home brewing too. Coffee snob approved.

  • Rapid, total immersion brewing process makes full-flavoured coffee without bitterness.
  • Makes 1 to 3 cups per pressing in about a minute.
  • Micro-filter means no grit in your cup (unlike a French press).
  • Easy cleanup.
  • BPA and phthalate free.
SiteLight Mini
A String Light Built For the Outdoors

Bring the stars a little closer with this constellation of lights, designed for easy, instant setup. Containing four lights per string, the SiteLight Mini can light pathways, campsites, and tents with 150 lumens of dimmable ambient light. Set on 10 feet of cord and daisy-chainable, power it with the BioLite PowerLight or BaseLantern or any USB source with the included adapter.


Life’s too short to wear boring socks. Step it up a notch with these Smartwool merino wool socks, that help naturally regulate temperature and let your feet breathe.

  • Made of soft merino wool, nylon and elastane for some stretch.
  • Supportive arch brace.
  • Designed for durability in high-wear areas.
  • 73% merino wool, 26% nylon, 1% elastane

Ultimate Ears BOOM 2 Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Black/Grey
Wherever you go, keep the party going with the UE BOOM 2 portable Bluetooth wireless speaker. It pumps out incredible sound with deep bass in all directions thanks to its 360-degree design. With a 100ft. range and 15-hour battery life, this speaker makes it easy to share your favourite tunes on the trail, at the beach, or just about anywhere.

The CCS G3 Charcoal Grey StrapShot for one camera

Perfect camera carrying system for people on the move. Hikers, travelers, skiers, climbers, bikers and more. This compact camera carrying system fastens to the strap of a backpack, sling style bag or even your belt, keeping your hands free, your equipment safe and your body mobile. Ready to shoot. Right now!

New features on the G3 Strapshot Holster include popular colour options in Realtree Xtra® Camouflage and Charcoal Grey, a slimmer design, quick release safety tether, new belt attachment loop and more. Plus, it comes with a Hand Strap.

Backroad Map Books

We all know that friend or loved one who's always seems to be getting lost. Whether it's the drive on the never-ending dirt road, or the one hour trip that somehow turns into a four-hour odyssey, they clearly need some guidance. Give them the gift of time and safe passage with some local Backroad Map Books. For when google maps just won't do the trick.

The Goal Zero® Nomad 7 Plus V2 Solar Panel

Re-engineered to be lighter and smarter, the Goal Zero solar panel has the innovative technology to charge USB devices directly from the sun. Includes a detachable kickstand for modularity and a power-flow indicator to ensure the best solar charging experience. It can even charge phones and USB devices, featuring a dynamic auto-restart and intelligent electronics that optimize output to match the device.

The CCS Camera Hand Strap

Provides comfort and security when holding your DSLR. The heavy-duty Velcro strap allows you to instantly tighten or loosen your hand against the camera’s body, making holding heavy cameras and lenses a pleasure. The ability to use the CCS Camera Hand Strap with all DSLR’s and with virtually any tripod on the market (including built in arca swiss capabilities) makes this a must-have accessory for every photographer.


The wide bowl of this nesting wine glass allows the Bourdeaux to breathe before sipping. Plus, the screw-off stem makes it super easy to pack. The perfect give for all those wine-loving campers. (And who doesn't fit that category?!)

  • Bowl made of taste-free co-polyester.
  • Durable material withstands chilled or mulled temperatures.
  • Long stem keeps your drink out of the duff.