Men are impossible to buy for, no? Men’s practicality is at best bizarre. They are practical beings for whom gifts must have a practical use and be far from extravagant. The following list is a compilation of the 25 Best Gifts for Adventurous Men according to males across the globe. Every gift on this list is pragmatic, if not a bit on the lavish side.
Adventurous men likely subscribe to the idea of minimalism and frugality. They see little need for indulgence, instead opting for the thrifty essentials. But, my friends who love beauty and opulence, the holidays are the optimal time to gift your man some higher-end gear that he will both use and enjoy. The holidays scream indulgence and allow us the gift of lavishness. Below, find the best practical, sophisticated gifts for adventurous men.
And, don’t miss our recent Gift Guide For The Adventurer … more practical, more essential gifts for on the trail, the river, the cliff, etc!
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Table of Contents
- 1 The Ultimate Jacket
- 2 The Ultimate Noise Cancelling Headphones
- 3 The Ultimate Adventure Shoe
- 4 The Ultimate Reaction Manhattan Bag
- 5 The Ultimate Travel Kit
- 6 The Ultimate Overnight Bag
- 7 The Ultimate Hydrating Formula
- 8 The Ultimate Hairy Guy Gift
- 9 The Ultimate Camera
- 10 The Ultimate Gift For The Entertainer
- 11 The Ultimate For the Man Who Imbibes
- 12 Ultimate Gift for the Coffee Lover
- 13 Ultimate Gift for the Movie Lover
- 14 Ultimate Gift for the Frequent Flyer
- 15 Ultimate Gift for the Organizer
- 16 Ultimate Gift for the Thinker
- 17 Ultimate Gift for the Photographer
- 18 Ultimate Gift for the Techie
- 19 Ultimate Gift for the Day Hiker
- 20 Ultimate Gift for the Music Lover
- 21 Ultimate Gift for the Chill Guy
- 22 Ultimate Gift for the Beer Lover
- 23 Ultimate Gift for Every Guy
The Ultimate Jacket
RAB Microlight Alpine Jacket
Lightweight, packs up small, Dan has this exact jacket. The Microlight Alpine Jacket is a light-weight, weather-resistant down jacket, designed for use in situations where warmth, weight and packability are prime concerns. Buy Here.
The Ultimate Noise Cancelling Headphones
Bose QuietComfort 35 Headphones
Clear away the noisy distractions of the world and witness your concentration hitting the next level. You get deeper into your music, your work, or whatever you want to focus on. These are the most powerful Bose noise cancelling headphones yet. Put them on and get closer to what you’re most passionate about. Alexa-enabled so you can enjoy entertainment, get information, and manage your day — all without looking at your phone. Adjust your level of noise cancelling between three settings using the Action button or the Bose Connect app. Volume-optimized EQ gives you balanced audio performance at any volume, and a noise-rejecting dual-microphone system provides clearer calls, even in noisy environments. And with easy Bluetooth pairing, 20 hours of battery life, and a durable, comfortable fit — you can keep the music or the quiet going all day long. Available in Black, Silver, or new, limited-edition Triple Midnight. Included: QuietComfort 35 II, carrying case, charging cable, audio cable for enjoying music without battery power.
Dan wears these all day as he eliminates our household noise. Buy Here.
The Ultimate Adventure Shoe
Oboz Firebrand II Low Waterproof Shoe
Whenever your legs are full of fire to get on the trail, outfit your feet with the Firebrand II Low Waterproof Shoes from Oboz. Featuring a waterproof upper, Oboz’s signature Sawtooth outsole, and a cushy EVA underfoot, these shoes will have you stomping through any territory that crosses your path. Buy Here.
The Ultimate Reaction Manhattan Bag
Kenneth Cole Leather Laptop Bag
I chose the most amazing bag for Dan, but it was $550 and I know him, he’d have a heart attack if I spent that much on a laptop bag for him. So, I asked him to choose from a list of bags that were under $200 and he chose this one. It’s stylish and practical, coming in at $144 … still high for him, as he’d prefer to go to Walmart, but it’s a gift, so I “splurged”. So when work and travel go hand-in-hand, Buy Here.
The Ultimate Travel Kit
Tumi Alpha Bravo Leather Riley Kit
Designed of three main compartments, you can store all necessory toiletries inside. Internal zippered clear window, mesh pockets and elastic bandings help perfectly organize the shaving or grooming necessories. Easy to carry with a carrying handle to attach to your luggage, you can carry by hand and hang up on bedroom or bathroom door handles. Unique Lavievert pullers run smoothly up and down the track. A very spacious, comapact and inexpensive toiletry bag that even the most practical guy will love. Definitely a must have on the list of Gifts ForAdventurous Men. Buy Here.
The Ultimate Overnight Bag
Kemy’s Canvas Duffle Bag
“Our weekender and accessories are made out of heavy duty canvas and premium crazy horse leather. We use great materials, — the best we can find — they’re tough and will hold up to all sorts of use and abuse. And they are hand-made and finished by craftsmen who’ve been making high-end luggage for generations. Different from other weekender, the Kemy’s canvas leather weekender brings greater functionality to the form while adding a classic and distressed feel. Fit all your weekend travel to Florida or San Francisco nicely with plenty of pockets inside and out. And this is a rugged and classic kind of luxury, that inspires confidence and passion to truly let the bag take whatever life throws at it.” Buy Here.
The Ultimate In Male Hygiene
The Art of Shaving
The Art of Shaving Mid-Size Kit offers the 4 Elements of the Perfect Shave in a smaller size, perfect for gifting and travel as it meets TSA guidelines. Along with the right shaving implement, you are ready to Prepare, Lather up!, Shave and Moisturize. The 4 Elements of The Perfect Shave provides optimal shaving results while helping against ingrown hairs, razor burn, and nicks & cuts. Kit contains: Pre-Shave Oil Pump (1 fl. oz.), Shaving Cream Pump (1.5 fl.) oz., Genuine Badger Shaving Brush, and After-Shave Balm Pump (1 fl. oz.)
Perfect for Travel as it meets TSA Guidelines! Buy Here.
The Ultimate Hydrating Formula
Kiehls Facial Fuel
Whether you’re hitting the trail for a hike or the weight room to lift, hydration is key. The same principle rings true when it comes to skincare. In the case of your skin, a lack of hydration or an imbalance in hydration levels can lead to dryness, flakiness, shine, or oiliness.
Perfect moisturizer for the frequent flyer! Buy Here.
The Ultimate Hairy Guy Gift
Panasonic Hair Trimmer
With its portable, ergonomic design, the lightweight (less than 4 ounces) the Panasonic ER430K Ear & Nose Trimmer fits neatly into bags and luggage for easy use while travelling. A travel pouch and cleaning brush are included for travel and storage, and on-the-spot maintenance. Now, my hubby doesn’t have the need for this as he’s just not a hairy dude, however, I think this is a killer Gift for Adventurous Men on the go. Trim unwanted hair … Buy Here.
The Ultimate Camera
GoPro Hero 9 Black
Simply put, if your Freakishly smooth footage. Smart-capture superpowers. Battle-tested and waterproof without a housing. This is HERO9 Black, the most advanced GoPro ever. With HyperSmooth stabilization, you’ll get gimbal like video— without the gimbal. A new intelligent photo mode delivers the best, most brilliant images automatically. And now with live streaming and the GoPro app, you can share every amazing moment as you live it. HERO9 Black takes GoPro performance—and your photos and videos—to a whole new level.man doesn’t have a GoPro, it is time. Every guy should have a GoPro. Buy Here.
The Ultimate Gift For The Entertainer
Gentleman’s Guide to Cocktails
Learn the key techniques of bartending and mixology from a master: Written by renowned bartender and cocktail blogger Jeffrey Morgenthaler, The Bar Book is the only technique-driven cocktail handbook out there. This indispensable guide breaks down bartending into essential techniques, and then applies them to building the best drinks.
Over 60 of the best drink recipes: The Bar Book contains more than 60 recipes that employ the techniques you will learn in this bartending book. Each technique is illustrated with how-to photography to provide inspiration and guidance.
After traveling … cocktails! Buy Here.
The Ultimate For the Man Who Imbibes
Stainless Steel Leather Flask
Classy, stylish and practical … the three necessities when gifting to men. Pair this with the Bar Book above and you have the perfect gift for every man on your list! Because everyone needs a flask for travel and daily life. Buy Here.
Ultimate Gift for the Coffee Lover
Espro Travel Coffee Press
Brew and Go! The Espro Travel Press is for people who love coffee and tea, and want to take it with them anywhere. Whether you’re crossing the Amazon, or just trying to commute across an urban jungle. It’s designed so you can brew their favorite cup, seal it with the travel lid, throw it in your bag, and go.
French Press coffee maker/standard thermos. Buy Here.
Ultimate Gift for the Movie Lover
Amazon Fire Stick
The most powerful 4K streaming media stick with a new Wi-Fi antenna design optimized for 4K Ultra HD streaming, with more storage for apps and games than any other 4K streaming media stick. Launch and control all your favorite movies and TV shows with the next-gen Alexa Voice Remote. New power, volume, and mute buttons to control your TV, sound bar, and receiver.
Watch your favorite shows whilst traveling. Buy Here.
Ultimate Gift for the Frequent Flyer
Carry-On Cocktail Kit
- 50% less sugar and calories than most cocktail mixers
- Convenient stick packets that you can take with you anywhere
- Eliminates preparation and buying all the expensive ingredients
- Perfect for travel & on-the-go
- Carefully crafted with all natural, non-GMO, and gluten free ingredients
- Less Sugar & Less Calories than most competitors
- Contains 16 stick packets, each stick packet makes 1 cocktail
Mix your favorite drink in-flight, during or after-flight or anywhere! Buy Here.
Ultimate Gift for the Organizer
BagSmart Triple Layer Tech Organizer
Does your man always take way to much time to deal with his cables and other electronic accessories when he’s traveling? Or maybe lose his phone charger or misplace his bluetooth ear buds? Not a problem anymore with this portable organizer bag.
Stay organized on the road! Buy Here.
Ultimate Gift for the Thinker
Brain Octane is naturally found in coconut oil in small quantities, and this is concentrated to provide you with the purest energy source possible. Brain Octane rapidly provides mental and physical energy, powering your day by supporting cognitive function and keeping you satisfied and free from food cravings. Add it to your daily routine, and experience the state of high performance. Buy Here.
Ultimate Gift for the Photographer
Xenvo Camera Lens
TRUVIEW 0.45x WIDE ANGLE LENS – CAPTURE 45% MORE PICTURE WITH EVERY SNAP: Shoot stunning photos of people, pets, travel scenery, landscapes, architecture, selfies and more. NO DARK CORNERS (vignetting) like cheaper lenses. Crafted from aircraft-grade aluminum and premium optical glass for durability and clarity. Multi-element, coated glass lenses minimize ghosting, reflections, lens flare, and other artifacts. Mirrorless camera lenses ideal for hobbyists and photography pros alike.
For the photography lover! Buy Here.
Ultimate Gift for the Techie
iMuto 30,000mAh power bank
The iMuto Ultra High Capacity portable charger offers a 30,000mAh capacity that will be able to charge your average smartphone over six times and still have some charger left.
Ultimate Gift for the Day Hiker
GeigerRig Hydration/Filtration Pack
From GeigerRig …
“Stay hydrated in the field with the Tactical RIG 1600 pressurized hydration pack. Use the Tactical RIG 1600 to carry your gear in the large compartment, verstalile storage pockets and admin panel. Attach additional pouches to the outer molle webbing and control the load with the built in compression staps. The simple spray action of the Geigerrig hydration system enables the water to be sprayed for cooling, cleaning, and sharing. Refill from a river or stream; pressurize the reservoir; and then plug in the small, lightweight Geigerrig filter. Safely drink the crisp, cold stream water. Don’t worry about running out of water. Carry less water; use the water as you need and refill from water found along the trail. At day’s end, turn the reservoir inside out to clean and dry.”
An absolute necessity for the adventure traveler! Buy Here.
Ultimate Gift for the Music Lover
Utimate Ears Boom 2 Waterproof BlueTooth Speaker
Insanely good, loud 360 degree sound with deep bass.. Portable design so you can bring the music anywhere. Waterproof, shockproof, designed for adventure (* IPX-7 rated waterproof up to 30 minutes and a depth of one meter). PartyUp from Ultimate Ears allows you to wirelessly connect more than 150 Ultimate Ears speakers. 15-hour battery life and 100 ft. Bluetooth wireless range (Actual battery life will vary with use, settings and environmental conditions. Rechargeable batteries have a limited number of charge cycles)
Take it to the beach, the pool, the river or in the rain! Buy Here.
Ultimate Gift for the Chill Guy
Eno DoubleNest Hammock
- High-strength, maximum capacity of 400 pounds, aluminum wiregate carabiners, breathable woven nylon and triple interlocking stitching.
- Attached com.pression stuff sack compacts hammock down to the backpack friendly size of a grapefruit.
- Nautical grade line with stainless-steel snap links safely secure to trees, poles, boat masts, or even the wall.
- Versitle, durable, and compact makes it ideal for hiking, camping, boating, traveling, back-yarding, or just relaxing.
The ultimate go anywhere hammock. Buy Here.
Ultimate Gift for the Beer Lover
Stainless Steel Pressurized Growler for Craft Beer
We love beer. But many of our favorite microbrews aren’t sold in bottles. The uKeg is the world’s most innovative draft beer growler. It keeps beer fresh, cold and carbonated, and goes wherever you go. Toast to flavor and friends. With a uKeg, your favorite beer will stay brewery fresh to the last pint, whether poured from your refrigerator or from your tailgate.
Totally versatile, perfect for everywhere! Buy Here.
Ultimate Gift for Every Guy
DJI Mavic 2 Pro
Epic gift. Guys love RC cars, and this drone is the ultimate RC every made. We take ours everywhere, and I mean everywhere. The footage is incredible, and makes for really amazing videos. What’s more is that you don’t have to be an ace in the flying department, the DJI makes it pretty easy and has a bunch of fail safe features. That said, word to the wise … get insurance! Ours was struck by a car on the Alaska Hwy! Buy Here.
JetBoil Flash Cooking System
- 1 Liter FluxRing cooking cup with insulating cozy
- Easy on and off vessel connection
- New ergonomic design for easy hold and start
- Thermochromatic, color-change heat indicator
- Convenient, reliable push-button igniter
- Bottom cover doubles as a measuring cup and bowl
- Compatible accessories include Coffee Press, Hanging Kit, Pot Support, FluxRing Fry Pan, FluxRing Cooking Pot and Utensils
The fastest way to a man’s heart is through his stomach! Buy Here.