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Last-Minute Holiday Gifts for Adventurers

Life intervened and you’ve waited a smidge too long to get the perfect gift shipped and tucked under the tree before the holidays. The good news is that you still have plenty of options! We rounded up some last-minute gems available even if you’re shopping day-of (though we don’t recommend this level of procrastination!) From retailers that offer two-day shipping to subscriptions that can be purchased minutes before your present exchange, consider these great gifts for the camper, hiker, or outdoor lover on your list.

If You Have Two Days To Spare

Athalon Everything Boot Bag

Make their trek to the lodge a little less pack-muley and a little more rock and roll with a compact, graffiti-covered ski bag that neatly corals boots, helmet and has all kind of pockets for handwarmers, spare socks and anything else they need for a day on the mountain. Athalon Everything Boot Bag, $79

Shipping Details: 2-day shipping with Amazon Prime

Yovohari Kids Ski Socks

Super warm and super colorful, these kids’ ski socks will not get confused with anyone else’s in the family. We wish they came in adult sizes! Yovohari Kids Ski Socks, $22.99

Shipping Details: 2-day shipping with Amazon Prime

Go Time Gear Life Tent

This tent is big enough to fit two people, but packs up into a teeny-tiny 6-by-3-inch bag so you can store it in your pack and hopefully never need it. Made of durable waterproof material that is tear- and puncture-resistant and can reflect 90% of body heat, this product should be in every survival kit. Go Time Gear Life Tent, $21.99

Shipping Details: 2-day shipping from

Napier Backroadz SUV Tent

Introduce your traditional camper to the joy and increased comfort of car camping this year. This 10-by-10-foot tent can sleep up to five adults and built-in storm flaps over the windows and doors provide privacy, as well as added weather protection. Napier Backroadz SUV Tent, $269.99

Shipping Details: 2-day shipping with Amazon Prime

Smartwool Merino 250 Baselayer

He who wins the base-layer game stays warm and comfy regardless of the season and the sport. But it can be hard to splurge on basics for yourself, which is why a really good, high-quality base layer makes such a great gift. Resistant to odors, this wool zip will get plenty of use. Smartwool Merino 250 Baselayer, $115

Shipping Details: 2-day shipping with Amazon Prime

Leatherman Signal Multitool

This splurge-y multitool comes with a fire starter, hammer, and emergency whistle—perfect for their next camping trip. Classic appendages like blades, pliers, wire cutters, knives, and saws are part of the set too. Leatherman Signal Multitool, $129

Shipping Details: 2-day shipping with Amazon Prime

If You Have Zero Days to Spare

National Park Pass

We’d honestly be hard-pressed to think of a better gift than this – unlimited access to every single national park, state park, forests, and federal recreation center in the U.S. (over 2000 of them!) This digital pass is valid for one year and covers the pass holder and up to three additional park-goers. Proceeds go to enhance the parks and visitor centers. America the Beautiful – The National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Annual Pass, $80

Shipping Details: Instant download of the digital pass

History of Fly Fishing in Fifty Flies

Fly fishing techniques are used to catch virtually every species that swims these days, and your fisherman/woman will love walking through the history of the most iconic 50 flies as they peruse the history of this addictive sport. History of Fly Fishing in Fifty Flies, $2.99

Shipping Details: Kindle to the rescue! Get an instant, same day download for the fly-fishing lover on your list.

The Nomadik Subscription Box

Give the gift of monthly gear discovery with The Nomadik subscription box full of cool adventure products that riff on three themes: Off the Grid, On the Go and the Hammock Box. If you don’t want to commit to a monthly shipment for your adventurer, you can buy a one-off box here. The Nomadik Subscription Box, $32.99+ monthly

Shipping Details: Instant! Print a picture of the box to excite your gift-getter who can expect their first shipment a few weeks later.

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