Outdoor Gifts that Give Back
Give outdoorsy gifts that gives back this year! Our holiday gift guide showcases awesome outdoor travel and adventure gifts from companies who are socially and environmentally conscious. By choosing outdoorsy gifts from this list this year, your generosity will have a ripple effect in local and international communities.
This hammock has everything you need to get hanging and even includes premium bark protecting tree straps. When not being used the tree straps, carabiners, and hammock fit great in the attached hammock carry bag. Through PVO’s Hammocks for the Homeless program, fifty percent (50%) of profits from all Pine Valley Outfitters’ hammock and hammock accessories are donated to non-profit recipients in the effort to end homelessness.
LifeStraw Personal Water Filter - $19.95
LifeStraw is a personal water filter that’s simple to use, small enough to fit in your pocket, and capable of filtering 1,000 liters of water—that’s enough water for one person for a whole year. It has been shown to trap 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria, including E. coli and 99.9% of waterborne protozoan parasites such as Giardia. And the best part is that for each LifeStraw sold, a year's worth of clean drinking water is provided to those in need.
BioLite CampingStove 1 - $99.95
The BioLite Wood Burning CampStove combines the benefits of a lightweight backpacking stove and an off-grid power charger so you can cook a meal while charging your gadgets. The Campstove is the perfect solution for both the backcountry campsite and also Emergency Preparedness Kits. BioLite’s mission is to find inventive ways to bring energy sources to developing nations.
Osprey Packs Daylite Daypack - $40.00
Designed to attach to a number of Osprey’s larger packs and travel bags for use as a separate pod pack on day trips away from base camp, it is the perfect companion on any trip. Side mesh pockets hold water bottles and other sundries while a front pocket with a mesh organizer and key clip secure small items in a single secure spot. Osprey's HQ runs on 100 percent renewable energy and their packs are made of entirely recycle material.
Clif Bar (12 Count) - $11.20
Through its traceability program, the company sources quality, mostly certified organic ingredients from farmers and other suppliers who use fair labor practices. Clif products have recyclable packaging, and its corporate headquarters utilizes a huge solar panel system (LEED platinum status). And that's not the only way Clif is fighting climate change: The company helps its supplier's facilities go green and rewards employees for making their own homes and commutes more energy efficient too.
Boxed Water is Better (12 pack) - $20.45
If the amount of plastic water bottles piling on your outing leaves you as irked as us, you’ll be happy to know about Boxed Water. At Boxed Water, they're obsessed over providing the purest water in the most sustainable way. They are the 1st national company to offer an alternative to plastic water bottles. By choosing the Box, you can make a statement that sustainability matters. Their 100% pure water is packaged in 100% recyclable cartons made using paper from well-managed forests. This 12 pack of 500 mL boxes allows you a convenient choice that is better for the planet, better for you, and better for all of us.
United by Blue Mugs - $20.00
United by Blue's steel mugs are double dipped in porcelain to withstand extra wear. They are campfire and stove safe and hold 12 ounces of liquid. For every product sold, the company will remove one pound of waste from America's oceans and waterways.
Oboz Footwear - $110.00
Oboz Footwear is owned and operated by a small group of passionate industry veterans and life-long outdoor enthusiasts. They define themselves by where they live and recreate. Through their One More Tree program, they plant a tree for every pair of footwear sold. The trees, planted in Africa, Asia and Latin America, provide shade, soil rehabilitation, windbreaks, medicine and mudslide control while also reducing carbon dioxide levels and increasing biodiversity worldwide.
This fabric is lightweight and ultra durable! The lounger supports up to 400 lbs when inflated, yet weighs just 3 lbs. A drink holder on one side and two large pockets on the other. You’ll have plenty of space to hold all your valuables and your cold drink! This product also is part of PVO’s Hammocks for the Homeless program and includes a 50% donation to homeless organizations.
If you're looking to venture outdoors than there's a high chance you're trying to escape from phones, computers, and other modern technologies. However, if you're heading out in the wild and still want some of the comforts of modern living, just take a look below.