Affordable Generosity

15 Great Gifts Under $50 for the Adventurer

December 10, 2016 Buying Guides By



These are the little extras, small goodies that can make a big impact. Gifts under $50 can sometimes lack in quality, so you must vet products carefully. Lucky for you, our experts gathered the best affordable gifts around, all at extremely reasonable prices.

stocking-stuffer-adv-gear-patrol-smartwool NTS Micro 150 Boxer Brief by Smartwool

These boxer briefs are breathable and fight odor, making them the perfect ultra-light camping wear. $40

stocking-stuffer-adv-gear-patrol-stanley Happy Hour Shaker and Four Cups by Stanley

Just because you’re out in the wilderness, doesn’t mean your cocktail game has to slip. $35

stocking-stuffer-adv-gear-patrol-atlas-ob ‘Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders’

Because it’s the ultimate adventurer’s bucket list. $21

stocking-stuffer-adv-gear-patrol-unsung-hero “An Unsung Hero: Tom Crean – Antarctic Survivor’

For when inspiration is needed. $19

stocking-stuffer-adv-gear-patrol-ll-bean West Branch Tech Case by L.L.Bean

To keep your tablet and other tech essentials safe on your travels. $35

stocking-stuffer-adv-gear-patrol-t-shirt Keep Trekking T-Shirt by Fjällräven

This t-shirt is emblazoned with the image of Fjällräven founder Åke Nordin, a man that every adventurer should aspire to be like. $40

stocking-stuffer-adv-gear-patrol-leatherman Wingman by Leatherman

So that the tools you need are never too far away. $40

stocking-stuffer-adv-gear-patrol-coleman-lamo Twin LED Lantern by Coleman

Light up your campsite with 390 lumens. $40

stocking-stuffer-adv-gear-patrol-med-kit Day Trip by Adventure Medical

A med kit is an essential in any backpack. $26

stocking-stuffer-adv-gear-patrol-map Scratch Map by Luckies of London

So that you can literally tick off all of the places you’ve been. $33

stocking-stuffer-adv-gear-patrol-coffee-press Aeropress Coffee Maker

Because coffee on the trail doesn’t have to be terrible. $30

stocking-stuffer-adv-gear-patrol-dop-kit Bueno Laptop Sleeve by Mountain Standard

With Mountain Standard’s laptop sleeve, your trusted companion will stay safe on all of your adventures. $29

stocking-stuffer-adv-gear-patrol-patagonia Black Hole Cube by Patagonia

Use it as a dopp kit, a tool box, or a packing cube — it’s as versatile as it is durable. $39

stocking-stuffer-adv-gear-patrol-light TIKKA Headlamp by Petzl

No backcountry kit is complete without a headlamp. $39+

stocking-stuffer-adv-gear-patrol-notebook Expedition Journal by Rite in the Rain

Because if you don’t take notes, how will you accurately exaggerate the story of awful weather once you get back home? $16

stocking-stuffer-adv-gear-patrol-poles Mountainsmith Carbonlite Pro Trekking Poles

A solid pair of trekking poles helps take stress off of your knees and legs when trekking with a heavy pack. $46

17 Perfect Gifts for the Adventurer


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