Contrary to popular belief, the latest innovations in the world of electronics are not wholly dependent on Apple’s latest product, as the space has far more to offer than all-in-one desktops and razor-thin tablets. Some of the biggest hurdles jumped in this space aren’t coming from tech-savvy home brands, but rather from outdoor enthusiasts looking to make lives a bit easier. With that in mind, we’ve got your gadget-loving adventurers covered with a guide to the season’s best high-tech outdoor gifts.
ECOFLOW RIVER MINI
There’s nothing worse than being on the move and seeing your phone battery dwindle. Luckily, EcoFlow’s RIVER mini Portable Power Station keeps adventurers prepared and their respective devices well-charged, granting the ability to juice up as many as eight phones, tablets, or rechargeable lanterns simultaneously thanks to its immediate 210Wh of power and additional 100W solar input.
OCOOPA RECHARGABLE HANDWARMER
Do away with those unreliable non-electric hand warmers that operate for a good five minutes. Hand this long-lasting, lithium-powered option over to your USB-C-adoring friend heading on a ski trip this season.
THERMACELL E55 RECHARGABLE MOSQUITO REPELLER
Prevent giftees from pesky mosquito bites in any scenario thanks to Thermacell’s portable repelled. The scent-free device provides 20 sqft of coverage from everyone’s least favorite insect.
BALMUDA RECHARGEABLE LED LANTERN
Balmuda is known for more than sleek kitchen appliances, with its nifty portable lantern being one of many examples of why. Give the gift of light with this lightweight, water-resistant gadget that’s bound to work as well on the campground as it does on a nightstand.
Nemo Helio Portable Pressure Camp Shower
Cleanliness is close to godliness, or so they say. Seeing as personal hygiene is not limited to an interior bathroom and vanity, this award-winning camp shower is the perfect gift for adventurers planning a lengthy getaway.
BANG & OLUFSEN BEOSOUND EXPLORE SPEAKER
B&O’s ridiculously rugged outdoor speaker is built to take on the elements and even boasts a 27-hour battery life. Best of all, it comes in this stylishly giftable shade of forest green.
GOSUN SOLAR POWERED PORTABLE STOVE
GoSun’s innovative portable stove is powered by the world’s greatest energy source, deeming it high-tech in our book. With the ability to cook a meal in 20 minutes, you can rest assured that this gift will keep people fed as long as the sun is in business.
We’ve soon countless technological fire pits out there, but few of them hold a candle to BioLite’s innovative FirePit+, equipped with a massive 12,800 mAh battery for lengthy burn times and hours of idealized warmth.
GARMIN INREACH MINI 2
Safety comes first, especially on an unpredictable trip. With location-sharing capabilities and trusty topographical mapping, the inReach Mini 2 is the perfect choice for the most precautious people in your life — or perhaps those who could use more of it.
gopro hero 11 black camera
GoPro’s flagship action cam is equipped with Emmy-winning stabilization capabilities that are sure to appease anyone from the average recorder to full-on filmmakers.
CELESTRON NEXSTAR 4SE GO-TO TELESCOPE
There’s no better place to stargaze than the wilderness and Celestron’s user-friendly device only makes the process more inviting. The brand’s StarBright XLT tech paves the way for enhanced light transmission, allowing them to see the galaxy from a whole new scope.
APPLE WATCH ULTRA
Utilitarian isn’t a word we’d use to describe any of Apple’s streamlined gadgets — until it unveiled this premium new smartwatch. The Ultra’s re-designed compass and corrosion-resistant titanium are ideal for extreme environments, making it a perfect gift for your fellow outdoorsman.
FURRION E-ROVE ELECTRIC COOLER
Yes, there is a better cooler out there than YETI’s beloved Tundra, and it is another solar rechargeable piece of equipment fit to stand the test of time. Furrion’s futuristically sleek eRove boasts a 50-quart storage volume and wireless charging capabilities to make staying refreshed as easy as ever.
DJI MAVIC 3 DRONE
Help loved ones discover elements of nature they can’t see with the naked eye thanks to DJI’s top-rated Mavic 3 Drone. Equipped with a 4/3 CMOS Hasselblad camera and omnidirectional obstacle sensing, it doesn’t get more advanced than this, deeming it a premium gift for anyone trying to capture the moment.