Great Christmas gifts are hard to find for those who love the outdoors. Everyone has a preference. Yet, there is some excellent outdoor gear that you cannot go wrong purchasing for those who love the outdoors. Furthermore, have you thought about gift ideas for the survivalist, prepper or outdoor enthusiast in your life? Sigma 3 Survival Store is having a Black Friday sale this Thursday. Now is a great time to consider these 6 great gift ideas at a reasonable price.
1. The Sigma 3 Survivor “Ultimate Bushcraft Blade”
The Sigma 3 Survivor knife is a wonder Christmas gift idea, if you are looking for an outstanding bushcraft knife, this is the knife for you. This knife was specially developed with input from the great instructors at the Sigma 3 Survival School. Many of its features were a must-have for us as survival instructors in a bushcraft blade, and this knife includes everything we think you must have for survival. Therefore, the details of the Sigma 3 Survivor knife are below.
Specifications for this knife are as follows:
- Steel: 1/8″ CPM3v crucible steel
- Blade Length: 4″ blade length
- Length: 8 1/2″ Grind: Scandi grind
- Spine: Very sharp 90-degree spine
- Pommel: (Unique to the Sigma 3 Survivor), fire making tinder scraper
- Handles: Green Canvas Micarta, un-polished for increased grip
- Sheath: Kydex
Furthermore, not only is the Sigma 3 Survivor knife an awesome gift to consider for Christmas, the Emmrod Kayak King fishing pole another gift idea for this season.
2. Emmrod Kayak King Spinning Rod and Reel Kit
Another great Christmas gift idea is the Emmrod Kayak fishing rod. Why not get ready for the Spring fishing season early by considering this great backpacking rod and real system by Emmrod. This handy and practical fishing pole will not let you down in the field. It is designed for stream fishing but is excellent for bank, pier, kayaking or lake fishing. The stainless steel pole will not break under stress like fiberglass poles. Thus, if you like hiking the backcountry to those fishing spots that no one knows about, this is the fishing pole solution to satisfy your needs.
Specification for this fishing pole is as follows:
- 6 Coil stainless steel rod (up to 15#)
- Includes D.C.M. reel by Emmrod
- TPE Hybrid anti-slip handle material.
- Spin reel seat.
- Full-length handle
- Emmrod patented 1/4 turn locking system.
- Assembled in America.
- New TPE butt cap with a lanyard ring.
- Impact resistant nose.
- Accepts all Emmrod stainless steel rod ends.
- Breaks down to just 14.”
- Excellent for open-faced spin reels.
- Pack weight of just over 8 oz including rod end.
In addition to the great Emmrod fishing pole, have you thought about the fire starting needs as a gift for the outdoorsman in your family?
3. Sigma 3 Fire Kit
Additionally, the Sigma 3 Fire Kit is a wonderful Christmas gift consideration. This fire is an excellent solution to address the fire building needs of both experts and novices to the outdoors. The keyword to describe the kit is redundancy. Unlike most survival kits that offer one or two means to build a fire, the Sigma 3 Fire Kit gives multiple ways to make an emergency fire in a survival situation. The kit covers a multitude of survival considerations for which creating a fire would be necessary. So, what are some essential characteristics of the Sigma 3 Fire Kit?
The Sigma 3 Fire Kit comes in a Fox Tactical™ Tactical Wallet Organizer. It is a military-style tactical pouch initially designed as a pocket organizer to hold pens, a small notepad or note cards. Inside the organizer are multiple fire making items such as a Ferro rod and stormproof matches. The pouch is small enough that it can easily be belt-carried, stowed in the glove compartment of your vehicle, or stashed in your favorite everyday carry (EDC) bag. What are the features of the kit?
Fire Kit Features:
- Fire Stix: These are All-purpose tinder sticks. They ignite easily with flame or sparks.
- Wet Cubes: These are man-made non-toxic fire starting material that burns even on a damp surface.
- Ferro Rod: It will produce sparks when scraped against a rough surface. It is sometimes called a metal match.
- Survival Matches: Clear composition case with screw top lid and integrated replaceable striker. Includes 15 matches and 2 paper strikers.
- Stormproof Matches: 25 matches per pack.
Thus, the Sigma 3 Fire Kit is a great solution and gift idea for those wanting an excellent fire making solution for the field. Moreover, another outstanding kit to think about as a Christmas gift is the Sigma 3 Water Kit.
4. Sigma 3 Water Kit
Moreover, a water kit makes an awesome Christmas gift consideration. The Sigma 3 Water Kit offers a solution to address your water needs while experiencing the outdoors. It is versatile, modular, and addresses the basic requirements for water carrying, procurement, and processing when in any environment or situation. This kit should be an essential item whether you are an avid outdoorsman, work in a large urban center, or live on a rural homestead. What are some of the features of the Sigma 3 Water Kit?
The Sigma 3 Water Kit comes in a Fox Tactical™ Hydration Carrier Pouch. This bottle carrier is a tactical MOLLE padded pouch with a drain hole in the bottom. It also has three rows of PALS webbing. There is a detachable accessory pouch that also has MOLLE PALS webbing. The style of the water pouch is sometimes called a Nalgene® Bottle carrier. What are the details of this kit?
Water Kit contents are as follows:
- Klean Kanteen, Wide Mouth, 40 oz.
- Sawyer Mini Water Filter Kit
- Aquatab: Package of 30, 49mg tablets.
- Total Kit Weight: 1.70 lbs.
- Total Kit Dimensions: 10 ½” H, 5” W, 7” L
The Sigma 3 Water kit makes an excellent gift idea for this holiday season. Yet, what about shelter considerations as Christmas gift ideas?
5. Aqua Quest Defender Square Camo Tarp 10’ x 10’ (Kit)
Quality, packable tarps are also something that will make an awesome Christmas gifts. There is nothing like being able to get into some shade while out trekking through the wilderness. A tarp is an excellent solution if you are not interested in putting up a more sophisticated shelter. The versatility of a good tarp cannot be exhausted. The Aqua Quest Defender Square Tarp kit is just the solution for hunters, bushcrafters, or wilderness survival enthusiasts. Many shelter options can be employed using this shelter kit. It comes with reinforced webbing loops and stitching. Its seams are heat-taped added durability. It is made of a 70 Denier nylon with a heavy TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane) coating. As a result, the tarp provides a waterproof cover in the field. It falls in the category of a heavy-duty tarp, yet it is light-weight and compresses to fit into any backpack.
- Square 10’ x 10’ Defender Tarp
- 6 ‘Boa’ adjustable straps
- 6 Ultralight aluminum pegs
- Stuff Sack
Specifications for this tarp kit are as follows:
- Tarp Weight: 3.6 lbs. (1.65 kg)
- Total Kit Weight: 4.5 lbs (2.05 kg)
- Packed Size: 14 x 7 x 3.75 inch (36 x 18 x 9.5 cm)
- Total Area: 10 x 10 ft (3 x 3 m)
Therefore, keeping dry or out of the sun is important when trekking out in the field. However, what about addressing the sleeping needs as a gift for Christmas?
6. Warbonnet Blackbird XLC (Ultimate Hammock System)
Furthermore, hammocks are great Christmas gift ideas for the outdoorsman in your family. The hammocks manufactured by Warbonnet in Colorado are the best in the outdoor survival market. The Blackbird XLC is their best hammock system that they produce. These hammocks are durable yet lightweight. Most of the Sigma 3 Survival instructors own them. This is professional grade equipment that will last for years. If you want the best hammock system, the Warbonnet Blackbird XLC is the sleeping solution for you. Thus, what are the details concerning this great hammock?
Specification for this hammock system are as follows:
- Heavyweight Double Layered Blackbird XLC
- Weight capacity: 400 LBS
- Item weight (webbing/buckles): 2 lb. 8oz.
- Item weight (whoopies): 2 lb 6oz.
- Item Weight (continuous loops): 2lb 2oz
- Fabric: 70D Nylon (x2)
Moreover, this hammock system by Warbonnet makes a wonderful gift for those wanting a quality hammock by a reputable manufacturer.