YETI wine tumbler. (YETI)
Small in size, big in effect. We have the curator of more than a dozen amazing gifts that are all small enough to fit in a Christmas stocking but are flocking to gift fun.
Or hunting, travel, adventure, camping, gadgets, fitness or a wide range of other interests, there are many different options for every budget.
Why give someone an ordinary wallet, if you can knock their socks off with a wallet designed for the derring-do of smokejumpers? Why gift someone a standard multi-tool, if you give them a gift that fits within a pistol grip?
How about with cigar cases made of wwii ammo cans? Or something holiday-mission worthy as YETI the rough and tumble of bottlenose dolphins to the mulled wine festivities on the move?
And this year we have added a number of top picks for the family pet of the stocking.
Our 2018 gift guide is jam-packed with tactical twists to classic christmas gifts that will make you a shoo-in for the giving of gifts MVP of this year.
SMOKEJUMPER WALLET’S REALTREE CAMO
Mossy Oak Smokejumper wallet.
Smokejumpers are modern day, real-life American superheroes. They boldly jump into remote areas to combat forest fires – terrifying, powerful forces of nature to keep our family safe, and to our beautiful American wilderness.
Designed with the guidance of these brave firefighters, the Filson Smokejumper wallets are ideal for men and women with an active lifestyle – and anyone who can enjoy an extremely cool purse. Practical and robust enough to withstand the life and work of a smokejumper, but still stylish enough to ride along on date night. This is a wow-factor wallet that will your gift recipient’s friends put the portfolio on their list for Santa next year.
Mossy Oak and Shadow Grass available for $65. Also available in dark brown and otter green.
WILD WEST LEGEND WORTHY, BRIDLE LEATHER TRI-FOLD WALLET
Bridle Leather Tri-Fold Wallet (Filson)
This is the wallet of the man or woman who would have eradicated in the Wild West. Timeless style, quality of the last generations and designed with a craftsmanship that speaks volumes about the fine character of the person who wears it. Made of bridle leather…need I say more? It can withstand the rough journey of the Gold Rush-type expeditions, and still look fantastic.
Incredible value at $135 in brown or brown leather.
As the smokejumper Wallet, this is also a “low-profile” action man or woman gift.
Not only can this remarkable multi-tool fits inside a Christmas stocking, but it also can fit in a pistol grip. With 15 different options, it brings all key features for in the field cleaning and maintenance of a weapon literally in the hands of your gift recipients. The three-piece design fits Magpul MOE and MIAD pistol grip.
From a Front Sight Adjustment Tool, and the Firing Pin Scraper by a 7mm Wrench for M-LOK Fasteners, this lightweight revolutionary device has it all.
Available for $47.
BENCHMADE GRIPTILLIAN KNIFE
Griptillian knife (Benchmade)
The Griptillian is an ideal all-rounder knife useful for every day, outdoor stuff, and for professional tactical purposes. A knife is always a very popular gift every year, but it can be daunting to find the right one. Here is the solution. Benchmade make this knife in all sorts of sizes, shapes and colors, so you can really customize for the person you are gifting. You can use the blade of the edge, the shape, the finish and the steel to make it really special. You can also further personalize with a custom laser marking.
The special texture makes them very suitable for all kinds of weather conditions and prevents slippage. Two of the many extra stand-out features include a manual action with easy one-hand opening and the excellent lock that keeps the blade perfectly stable.
Available for $120.
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Surefire Stilleto (Surefire)
Stumped as to a wow-factor gadget gift? Got someone who loves the outdoors, but seems to have everything already? Here is the solution – the Stiletto. This is a “Mission Impossible” team worthy gift that will be useful whether the person is a housewife or the whole day outside on a range.
This gift is a quick-draw, blast of highly advanced technology designed for the elite commandos. Even though it is small and a few ounces, so it fits in low profile in any pocket or in the handbag, the slender Stiletto heels can be recruited and activated within a few moments.
For daily purposes, this is an incredibly practical, best-in-class rechargeable, high-output handheld flashlight that are useful to time such as finding a key to the house was buried in a handbag in the night. For the hunters and outdoor folk, this is super useful for absolutely anything at night in the American wilderness.
But if there is danger, this little guy will blow a whopping 650 lumen to deter threats. The different beams may be selected as a wide flood beam great for the ‘situational awareness’ for someone to walk back to the car late in the evening by the tactical switch to activate a high output for tactical professionals at work.
The Mil-Spec hard-anodized aluminum head assembly is corrosion resistant and durable. The smart clip to keep it safely in the pockets and easy to find in handbags.
This is a great gift for children and adults, so keep them both safe and well equipped to safely enjoy the great outdoors.
Available for $109.
YETI WINE TUMBLER
SNOWMAN wine glass (YETI)
Wine and off-road driving, also the things that normally go together. The new YETI 10 oz. Wine Cups are a great gift for people who enjoy wine and love the outdoors. Armed with this shatter-proof YETI, your gift recipients can enjoy wine, deep in the wilderness.
Made with stainless steel and a DuraCoat color, the cups have a strong insulated design that ensures that the wine’s temperature way longer than the typical glass of wine. The brick red is a nice choice for the festivities of this season, and they also come in various other colors.
Each tumbler is $24.99, available in 2 packs for $49.99.
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SURVIVOR DRY BOX TRAVEL HUMIDOR
Survivor Dry Box travel cigar humidor
As weapons have their own Pelican carrying cases, then surely cigars deserve their own country.
For the cigar lover, the Survivor Dry Box travel cigar humidor by MTM Case-Gard is designed for extreme conditions and is a great gift.
Water resistant, this cigar case even floats – must eventually accidentally overboard on a mission from fishing, canoeing or boating with friends.
There is even a compass and signaling mirror included.
The small version has 5 cigars in a custom-cut foam tray ($95), and the large size has 10 cigars in two ($117) .
Available in Forest Green or Orange.
TACTICAL FLASK – US MILITARY SURPLUS CANTEEN WITH COVER
Selecting something from military surplus can be a nice surprise in a stocking. A US military issue canteen is a twist on the classic flask gift. This stocking stuffer comes with its own small fleece-lined case features a convenient zip pocket. The gift includes ALICE clips for belt or pack hookup.
Available for $5.99.
Gifts for travel always seem so expensive. Here is an ideal solution – huge utility packed into such a small price.
Thule is known for their elite command worthy of luggage design, but they also make things in smaller sizes that fit in the stockings.
There are three different sizes in the Power Shuttle family and all leverage the robust, beautiful materials and excellent expertise in designing. They organize chargers, cables and accessories, in a super smart way. You can even charge devices while on the move using the secret pass-through.
Everyone who loves to travel has to travel for work, or likes gadgets…they will be delighted with this gift and use it all the time.
The Mini is available for $19.95, the PowerShuttle for $24.95 and the Thule Red PowerShuttle Plus for $29.95.
DON’T FORGET MAN’S BEST FRIEND
QALO Dog-ID-Tag (QALO)
Has your pet a Christmas stocking? The QALO Dog ID Tag and YETI dog bowl are two of the top picks.
The popularity of the QALO rings just continues to explode. Now you can hook your pet with a personalized QALO for Christmas. You can customize a dog tag choose from many different styles and shapes. Made of silicone, this is a great choice for your pet’s stocking stuffer and that is child-friendly.
Available for € 19.96
The Boomer YETI Dog Bowl means your pet can now join the rest of the family in the rocking of their yeti’s. These great Christmas gift will be all the same fantastic YETI features of the yeti’s doing are incredibly durable and easy to clean due to the stylish appearance. It can be up to eight glasses of water or food and can be thrown in the dishwasher.
Available in Brick Red, Sea Foam, and Black for $49.99.