Gift Ideas For Men Under $50

Raising Men at

Raising Men

Written by an ex-Navy Seal sniper, Raising Men applies lessons learned in training that fathers can pass along to their sons. Not the sniper stuff, more general ideas about adventure and exploring the great outdoors together to gain a greater father & son connection.

Stanley Adventure Percolator at

Stanley Adventure Percolator

Posted in Camping and Gear

Stanley’s Adventure Percolator takes it back to Granddad’s day when percolating was the preferred way to brew camp coffee. Made of BPA-free 18/8 stainless steel, it holds 6 cups and features a sturdy handle with a removable silicone grip, for brewing over open flame.

Mini Building Materials at

Mini Building Materials

Posted in Gear

With Mini Materials, you can create a little construction site on your tabletop. They offer Lego-sized cinder blocks, bricks, and concrete Jersey barriers as well as mortar, concrete mix, tiny 2X4s & wooden palettes.

ROKA R1 Goggle at

ROKA R1 Goggle

Posted in Equipment and Sport

ROKA spent 2 years on R&D to create Rapidsight Technology, an innovative optical design that provides much-improved field of view in their groundbreaking R1 goggle. The design gives performance swimmers the ability to swim straighter, more efficiently and ultimately faster.

FutureRelic Pocket Tool Keychain Wrench at

FutureRelic Pocket Tool Keychain Wrench

Posted in Gear and Tools

Machined from a chunk of bronze, this America-made keychain wrench will tighten & loosen nuts & bolts in SAE sizes: 9/16″, 1/2″, 7/16″, 3/8″, 5/16″ & 1/4″ plus metric 6mm, 7mm, 8mm, 9mm, 10mm & 11mm in addition to carrying your keys.

Brita Infinity Smart Water Pitcher at

Brita Infinity Smart Water Pitcher

Posted in Kitchen and Space

The smart pitcher from Brita does more than just remove the toxins and microbes from your drinking water, it also tracks your water intake and orders its own filter replacements through Amazon’s Dash Replenishment service.

Draplin Design Co.: Pretty Much Everything at

Draplin Design Co.: Pretty Much Everything

Renowned graphic designer, highly-sought speaker, professional ‘junker’, and self-described Large Man, Aaron James Draplin has created logos and brand identity for everyone from the Obama Administration to Burton Snowboards, and his first book, Pretty Much Everything stands as a mid-career survey of work, case studies, inspiration, road stories, lists, maps, how-tos, and advice.

InstaFire Fire Starter at

InstaFire Fire Starter

Posted in Camping and Gear

Forget rubbing the sticks together thing. With InstaFire, you just pour out some of this very flammable (yet environmentally friendly) granola-like mix and throw a match at it. It is water resistant, burns for a full 15-minutes and also has a 30-year shelf life. Available in single-use packets and larger quantities.

Gerber Freescape Camp Saw at

Gerber Freescape Camp Saw

Posted in Gear and Tools

With four pivot points that allow the saw to fold flat with the blade safely guarded, the Freescape Camp Saw will slide right into your backpack for easy portability & quick re-assembly to cut larger diameter wood. It uses a 12” blade and features a grippy padded handle.

Game of Thrones Playing Cards at

Game of Thrones Playing Cards

Posted in Gear

Designed by artist Mark Kirkland, the casino-quality Game Of Thrones playing cards feature colorful, original art of your favorite Westeros characters as well as a map of these mythic lands printed on the back.

BioLite PowerLight Mini at

BioLite PowerLight Mini

Posted in Camping and Gear

It’s a headlamp, lantern, & bike light all in one. The slim, clip-able PowerLight Mini runs on a 52-hour, USB rechargeable battery that can also give your phone a backup boost when needed.