For that friend who’s never around because they’re always off having adventures, or the one who has shown you some of the greatest times of your life, finding the right gift can be challenging. They are often minimalists, and they value experiences over stuff. These thoughtfully selected gifts will deliver both.
The premium hammocks by Kammock are created “for the adventurer, camper and relaxation enthusiast.” Combined with tree-friendly Python Straps, the Kammock is easy to hang, and holds two people comfortably. It also fits into a softball-size pack, making it compact enough to bring on a long hike or an afternoon in the park. Most importantly, the brand is a certified B Corp company, and they have a mission based on Adventure, Love and Inspiration. Who doesn’t want to support more of
Below: Roo Camping Hammock ($99). Python Straps Hammock Suspension System ($29).
Packing is always on the mind of the adventurer and experience seeker, so give them a Raja Pack. This compact, water-resistant travel bag rocks indigenous textile design, and features pockets for essentials like a 15” laptop, plugs, books and a passport. We also love that Ethnotek is giving 25% of net proceeds this month to purchase supplies and provide support to the peaceful warriors protecting our water from the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock. That’s something we can get behind! #waterislife
Raja Pack ($204).
The truly adventurous will appreciate the intelligent features of the BioLight CampStove. Compact and light, this innovative device allows you to build a small yet effective smoke-free campfire that’s fueled by twigs and bark. It also generates electricity, so you can plug in a USB cord and charge lights, phones or any other devices you may need to charge in the middle of nowhere. Every purchase of BioLight products helps support the company’s mission to bring clean cooking and energy to thousands of families across India and sub-Saharan Africa.
Wood Burning Campstove ($104).
This is how you get survivalist on their ass. A compact, steel personal water filtration gadget. Imagine a James Bond meets MacGyver situation. According to Lifestraw, you could literally sip from a muddy pond, and this baby makes it potable. What’s even more exciting about Lifestraw: the company’s Follow the Liters program, ensuring free water to a kid in need for an entire year when you buy a Lifestraw.
Steel Personal Water Filter ($54).
Every wandering soul needs some good soles. We love IndoSole’s Kota sneakers for a ton of reasons. These shoes are classic with a modern edge, and they’re versatile enough to wear with just about everything. The best part? They’re handmade and the soles are actually recycled from tires.
Patagonia has been leading the charge for conscious business long before it was hip or profitable. In fact, they even made a commitment to donate 100% of global Black Friday sales to grassroots organizations working in local communities to protect our air, water and soil for future generations. We are especially obsessed with the stylish Better Sweater fleece coat.
Better Sweater Icelandic Coat ($179).