Gift Boxes for Hikers Full of Unique Gear They Don't Have
Posted by Timothy Paradis
We all know the saying, “Not all who wander are lost.” And, when it comes to hikers who like to throw on their daypack, grab their trekking poles, and get up and go, this statement couldn’t be truer. If you’re looking for a great gift for your favorite outdoor enthusiast, monthly subscription boxes deliver survival gear, multi-tools and other useful gadgets that will make sure they're prepped to quiet their mind and find their soul while wandering the backcountry.
From novice to advanced hikers and campers, we’ve rounded up some of the best subscription boxes that run the full gamut. Adventurers, trailblazers, families and survivalists alike will appreciate the quality gear, snacks, apparel and accessories. Since natural nomadiks already know that walking is the best medicine, send a gift that’ll keep them moving and perpetually searching for the next adventure.
Celebrate the spirit of adventurous, outdoorsy women with plenty of girl power packed into each monthly box from Wild Woman. Promoting a philosophy that's all about taking life into your own hands, this monthly gift is perfect for women who prefer to spend their time outside. Every box delivers 4-8 high-quality, practical items, including natural body products, gear, water bottles, tools and healthy on-the-go snacks.
Shipping: *SUBSCRIBE NOW TO RECEIVE THE DECEMBER BOX, SHIPPING ON 12/5*
"My kids ordered 3 months for Mother's Day and I loved it so much I ordered 3 more months for myself." - Marie D.
Fishing, hunting, hiking, and camping are the name of the game with Timber Edge Outdoor Box, which offers 4-6 nature-loving items in each crate for the man in your life who loves to get a little rugged. From campfire-ready coffee to ultra-thick gloves for hours spent in a tree stand, this subscription is a woodsy guy’s dream.
Shipping: All boxes purchased within the month, ship around the 7th of the following month.
“My husband loves hunting and outdoors so it was hard to find something he didn't already have. This box came with such great options each month including stuff he didn't already have or needed more of.” — Amanda M.
Shipping: We typically ship orders out between the 15th and 25th of each month. Please note that your order must be in by 5:00 PM CST on the 9th in order to be shipped out the same month, otherwise your order will be shipped out the following month during our normal shipping window.
Subscribing to The Hiker's Compass is a great way to get budding hikers to put down those screens and head outside! Ideal for those living in and around the state of New Jersey, each monthly box sets out to expand their knowledge on nature and hiking by sending NJ forest info, maps, plant ID cards and nature-themed accessories, like pins, pouches and trail snacks.
Shipping: Your first order is shipped out within 5 business days. Future subscriptions are mailed out on the 15th of each month!
“A very thoughtfully curated and cheerful box at a fantastic price. Filled with information and cute items to inspire you to hit the trail. Perfect for nature lovers, hikers, and families.” – Michelle R.
Socks become some of the best gifts ever after they turn 18. Every month, they’ll get hygienic, comfy, sustainable, and stylish socks. The socks are made from bamboo fiber, making them comfy and breathable.
Shipping: New orders ship out within three business days. If you'd like to change the date of your first shipment please reach out to us. Subsequent boxes ship around the 22nd of each month.
“Gave this subscription as a gift to my son for Christmas--he has really liked each of the boxes he has received so far.” - Sue L.
If your favorite pint-sized outdoors-lover wants to learn more about the life skills needed to become a responsible, experienced naturalist and camper, look no further than the Think Outside Box. Intended for kids ages 7–16+, this subscription box is designed to promote thriving exploration in the great outdoors. Each monthly box covers a new theme from outdoor shelters and night-time discovery to first aid and nutrition.
Shipping: *Last date to order for 12/25 delivery is 12/15.* Subscription renewal payments process on the 25th of the month. Automatically renews monthly; subscription ends after one year. Can be cancelled anytime before the next renewal date.
“Amazing idea and nice curation. Very happy with the quality of the items and all of the thought that went into this.” – Kiersten M.
Shipping: SCOUTbox shipments ordered from Cratejoy leave our warehouse around the 20th-22nd of every month. Boxes ship via USPS and often arrive in 4-6 days from the date of shipment (often faster, but that's entirely up to USPS).
The My Keto Snack Box is a great option if they're adjusting to a new keto lifestyle or if they want to try a new variety of favorite snacks. Each box comes with 8-12 keto and low-carb-friendly snacks that provide less than 5 grams of carbs per serving. Always sugar-free, this box is a fan favorite for introducing subscribers to so many new keto-friendly foods.
Shipping: We will ship every 7th of the month! (First box ships out immediately)
“My cousin gifted me a prepaid subscription last year and I've been subscribed since! The boxes offer a great variety of Keto-friendly items (stuff I've never considered buying or even knew existed!). The Keto noodles and chocolate syrup are my top favorites from the last two boxes.” – My T.
Jerky Snob takes dried meats seriously. Beef jerky makes for the perfect snack for road trips, while watching Netflix, and even on the way to the gym. Whether they're a dried meat connoisseur or looking for another source of protein, Jerky Snob curates premium handcrafted jerky from small-batch artisans. Choose between 3 different levels, sending from 2 bags up to a full pound, for a variety of protein-packed tasty products.
Shipping: **Shipping not included. Ships to the U.S. ONLY (all 50 states, 5 territories, and APOs.) New orders ship in 1-3 business days, or the date specified. (Gifts ship in logo package via USPS). Regular shipment is 15-18th of each month. No pork allowed? Dietary restrictions? Questions? Scroll to the bottom and click "Contact Seller."
“My S.O. loved these! I got this for him for his birthday and he thoroughly enjoyed looking forward to a new delivery each month. The jerky was really good, exceptionally fresh! Even his least favorite jerky's, the sugar free ones, were pretty good. They just need some kin of sweetness to balance out the flavor. All in all this was a wonderful experience and will be my first stop for future gifts!” -Donna H.
No matter if you're following a gluten-free, vegan, Paleo or low-calorie diet, the CLEAN.FIT box offers healthy snacks that are perfect for helping you stay on track to reach your fitness and wellness goals. Whether you opt for the Regular or SuperSnacker size, each box is packed with wholesome goodies. And, be sure to use the promo code for added savings!
Shipping: FREE U.S. Shipping! 📬 Boxes ship on or around the 15th of each month. Orders placed until the 25th of the month will receive the current month's box (*while supplies last!). Orders placed the 26th-31st will get the following month’s box. Plans automatically renew on the last day of each month. You'll be notified 48 hours prior to renewal. :)
“OBSESSED. Literally will scream it from the roof tops. This box is by far the best healthy food box I’ve ever gotten. I can’t wait to share with all my friends. My kids have gotten to my February box before I could. Thank you so much!” – Courtney O.
Perfect for hikers who want to maintain their fitness to help them on those more strenuous trails, MuscleBox packs in monthly motivation. From the first box, they'll be treated to fun themes and a curated mix of apparel, snacks, accessories and even training advice from PTs. Plus, all subscribers gain access to an online catalog of 100+ workouts.
Shipping: New subscriber's first boxes & shop orders usually are shipped 1 to 5 days after ordering with tracking coming via email just after shipment. Existing subscribers have their subscription charged on the same date of the month that they signed up on. The box is then shipped out 3 to 7 days later with tracking coming just after.
"I loved my 2nd box, the leggings are awesome and fit me like a glove. I also really enjoyed the protein bars too. I will reactivate my account soon, just gonna take a break." - Branda H.