Last updated May 22, 2022
Camping Gifts for Men
For some men, nothing could be more soothing than the great outdoors! In this post, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best camping gifts for men. Upgrade his next trip with some of these great camping related gifts that we’ve found for him.
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In this section, we highlight camping tools that are practical for any outdoorsman. These tools add another level of preparedness for his camping life.
Here’s our list of camping tools for men:
Knife Making Kit
This Knife Making Kit from Man Crates has everything you needs to make his own, custom knife. It includes a Shawnee Skinner blade, maple handle scales, brass bolsters, a leather pouch sheath, mosaic pins, and 2-ton syringe epoxy. Plus, a comprehensive Knife Making Guide to walk him through the process step-by-step. Just add a bench vise and some elbow grease and he'll be ready to make a custom knife that's uniquely his.
Camping Shovel, Axe & Multi-Tool
Add this to his camping toolkit. Made strong and built for tough jobs. With 24 different functions, there's a tool for just about everything.
Need to cut through a branch for some firewood? No problem, hold my beer while I get my MANual powered chainsaw!
Pretty straight forward on this one. It's an another awesome, handy multi-tool. This one includes a hatchet, knife, hammer, saw, screwdrivers, pliers and bottle opener.
Hydraulic Log Splitter
No need to break his back chopping wood when this bad boy is around. This easy to use, hydraulic powered log splitter simply requires some back and forth arm movement to split logs up to 1 1/2 feet long.
Multipurpose Camping Tool
This handy multi-tool is built tough and includes a hatchet, hammer, nail claw, saw blade, glass breaker and seat belt cutter.
Made by Schrade and available in 18in and 21in, this stainless steel blade machete is a great addition for his camping kit.
Kershaw Pocket Knife
Get him a Kershaw knife. This classic, well known and highly regarded knife is a perfect companion for any outdoorsman.
In this section, we list items that any camper should have. Tents, backpacks, sleeping bag, etc. However, these items are likely upgrades over what he currently has.
Check out our list if camping essentials:
With this, he can comfortably sleep in the bed of his truck. Makes sleeping a little safer because he's not on the floor and the side walls of the truck offer extra protection from wild animals that lurk at night!
With this hammock, he can swing in the air while keeping the bugs out and maintaining his privacy. Includes mosquito net, rain cover and sleeps 1 or 2 people.
Camping Cot Tent with Air Mattress, Sleeping Bag, and Pillow
This is perfect for a solo trip. All in one tent, cot, sleeping bag and pillow. Includes a carrying bag that fits everything for easy transportation and storage.
0°F Hybrid Sleeping Bag
This high quality sleeping bag is built for cold conditions. He'll sleep nice and warm all night with 80/20 F650 Duck Down insulation in the top and ultra-lightweight synthetic insulation in the bottom with a built-in hood. Includes compression sack for easy transport.
Self Inflating Sleeping Mat
Deluxe self-inflating sleeping mat offers 4 inches of thickness for max comfort. This sleeping mat is a trusty year-round companion for all seasons and conditions.
Luxury Camping Recliner Chair
Give him something to relax in while enjoying the outdoors. This deep reclining luxury camping chair includes a headrest, cup holder and stash pocket. The aircraft grade aluminum frame is strong and folds into a small bag.
High-Performance Camping Backpack
This versatile, high quality backpack is built for real explorers. Includes high capacity storage for him to pack several day's worth of gear while also providing a comfortable fit.
Excursion Tactical Backpack
Sometimes, preparation means taking all of the gear you can take. This backpack has an incredible amount of storage and a bag for everything he needs on his trip. Multiple color options available.
Waterproof, Windproof Lighter
This lighter won't let you down on a windy or rainy day. With this lighter, he'll be prepared to successfully fire up that kindling every time.
An important part of camping is cooking. Don’t overlook this section. These items are sure to upgrade his camping setup.
These cool camp kitchen items are a perfect practical gift for campers.
Camping Rotisserie Grill and Spit
Turn the campfire into a BBQ pit. Adjustable grill includes a 24" x 16" grilling surface. Breaks down easily and can be assembled without tools.
Compact 2-Burner Propane Stove
Made by camping icon, Coleman, this 2-burner camping stove folds away for easy storage when not in use. An upgrade from the classic, rustic green camping stove we've seen for decades.
Propane Double Burner Stove
Upgrade the camp kitchen with this sturdy 2 burner stove. He can easily cook breakfast, lunch and dinner with this roomy, propane powered, standing stove.
Pack-Away Portable Kitchen
Add a camping stove and bam, instant kitchen. This nifty contraption includes plenty of storage space for pots, pans and dishes. Easy to store and pack, but when opened up, he'll have all the space he needs to make breakfast, lunch and dinner in the outdoors.
Camping Table with Sink, Faucet & Sprayer
This table is the perfect addition to any campsite. Cleaning dishes while camping can be a hassle. This foldable table allows any garden hose to connect for an instant working sink.
If your camper already has a well built camping setup, these items may be just what he’s missing. A sure hit for him and you or his camping buddies.
Camping upgrades for experienced campers:
Walkie Talkie Two Way Radios
Reminder, cell phone service is a luxury while camping. These walkie talkies ensure he'll always be able to communicate. Tons of features are included with these professional walkie talkies.
Digital Night Vision Binoculars
Nothing like being able to see at night, especially while camping! These waterproof, rugged binoculars work during the day and at night. Close up shots are displayed on a 4 inch screen and is capable of capturing pictures and video.
Portable Mini Bluetooth Speaker
Small but mighty JBL bluetooth speaker. Perfect for outdoors life.
Side note: He can't stream music in the woods. Make sure he downloads his favorite tunes to his phone before he leaves.
Yeti 150 Portable Power Generator
Portable power generator packs all the backup power he needs to keep important devices charged up. Easily recharge via wall outlet, car outlet or solar panels.
Handy dandy flashlight gloves are perfect for night time camping or fishing.
Camping is about getting away, relaxing, and having FUN. These items will help his trip be a bit more memorable. Create lasting memories with these fun camping items.
Here’s our list of fun camping items for men:
No need to go back to shore to refuel on food or drinks. With this floating cooler kayak, his favorites can tag along with him while on the water.
SlapLit LED Drink Wrap
Light up the night with these LED drink sleeves. Make sure drinks don't get crossed with these fun drink lights.
Ladder Toss is an easy game to play and a fun way to pass the time. Breaks down for easy storage and includes a carrying bag.
Camping Survival Kits
Camping can be fun, but also wild and a bit dangerous. With these items, he’ll be prepared for anything that nature throws at him.
Here’s our list of favorite camping survival items:
Zombie Annihilation Man Crate
Just in case, you never know, this Zombie Annihilation Crate may come in handy. It's packed with all the essential tools for combatting the undead, including an Axe, Mini Pick & Shovel, and Fixed Tanto Knife with Built-in Firestarter. Plus, he'll get a copy of "Zombie Survival Guide" by Max Brooks, as well as a Zombie Flashlight and First Aid Kit. And for those all-important calories, a can of SPAM is included. So get him stocked up on this crate so he's prepared for anything that comes his way.
LifeStraw Personal Water Filter
This popular water filtration straw is capable of filtering up to 1,000 gallons of water straight from the river or lake.
High-Capacity Water Filter System
A life safer in any situation. This water filtration system is capable of filtering up to 1,500 gallons of water per filter change.
This survival paracord bracelet includes 8 surprisingly clever survival features: fire starter, glass breaker, whistle, signal mirror, fishing hook, compass.
Survival Equipment Kit
This survival kit includes a comprehensive list of items that are called for in survival situations.
72 Hour Survival Kit
Hopefully, he'll never need this, but if he does, it can save his life. Includes water, food bars, blanket, rain poncho, whistle, compass, hand-powered flashlight and first aid kit.
Campfire Cooking Kit
This cooking kit includes everything that the needs to cook and eat a meal in the woods.
Jack Link's Hickory Smoked Beef Jerky
The ultimate outdoor food. High quality beef jerky to keep him fueled while in the woods.
Solar Portable Charger
Harness the power of the sun with this portable solar charger. Easily keeps his devices charged while in the outdoors.
Camping Gifts for Men FAQ’s
What makes a good camping gift for men?
1) Everything should have a purpose. Make sure to choose a gift that he’ll actually use. 2) If he has a tool that he uses a lot, replace it with a newer version. 3) Camping items similar to the ones listed on this blog post.