10 Gifts for Every Adventurer

The 2021 ultralight adventure Christmas gift guide

Feature type Story

Read time 9 min read

Published Nov 30, 2021

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In partnership with | WildBounds

It’s that time of year. Nailing the right gift for the right person can be a mammoth task but fret not. For the adventurer in your life, with the help of our friends over at WildBounds, we’ve got you covered. From ultralight wilderness ready shelters to all natural sustainably built tees, here’s the 2021 adventure ready gift guide.

From Bean to Brew in Under a Minute

Why should life on the trail or a weekend in the wilderness mean going without your customary morning coffee? VSSL’s Java is the ultimate hand held coffee grinder and the perfect accessory for an adventurous dawn start. £144.95

The Definitive Down Puffy

When it comes to delivering ultralight warmth, few jackets outperform the legendary Ghost Whisperer from Mountain Hardwear. So, how do you improve on perfection? Make it greener. £215.95

A Cup For Every Outdoor Occasion

The classic titanium backpackers’ cup from Snow Peak is far more than just a cup. Take it camping and enjoy your morning cup of joe, but with its graduated measurements it’s just as good for alfresco cooking in the back garden. £19.95

Eco-Friendly T-Shirt

Cool, comfortable, stylish and sustainable – what more could you want from a classic cotton tee? Of course, it’s what we’ve come to expect from Picture Organic, and once again the brand has delivered. £29.95

The Ultimate Ultralight Home From Home

Ultralight tents usually compromise on space in the name of weight saving gains. Big Agnes’ Copper Spur HV UL however has been specifically engineered to overcome that problem. £413.95

Bring Cosy Everywhere

There are very few places where a cosy blanket doesn’t come in handy. Rumpl’s Original Puffy Blanket should always be stashed at the bottom of your rucksack or in the boot of your car, ready for sunset hikes, stargazing sessions and late-night drives out to that spot that gives great views over the city. £66.95

Premium Slide-lock Pocket-knife

Whether you’re fly fishing a Scottish salmon river or building a campfire, a good knife is an essential tool. The perfect marriage of form and function, the Carter from The James Brand is a versatile drop-point, folding pocket-knife with a secure, easy to use slide-lock mechanism. £110.95

The Only Firesteel You’ll Ever Need

Designed to be used in conjunction with a fixed-blade knife, the Exotac fireROD is the perfect fire-starting tool for camping, bushcraft and survival. £29.95

Get That Monkey Off Your Back

There are some days when you just don’t want the weight, bulk and back sweat that comes with carrying a backpack. For those days, the Hip Monkey from Mystery Ranch is ideal. £41.95

The Sweet Spot Between Cooking Capacity and Convenience

Probably the best foldable camping wood stove on the market. The Bushcraft Essentials Bushbox LF is a bigger, foldable version of the original multi-fuel Bushbox. Bushcraft at its best. £54.95

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