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20 Best Holiday, Birthday, FD/MD Gift Ideas for Preppers

What do you buy the preppers in your life for the holidays? 

We’ve put together some holiday gift Ideas for preppers to help you out.


Holiday Gift Ideas for Preppers

When I buy these items for the Preppers on my list, I like to print out a copy of my blog posts, where I discuss them and package them up with the item. That way they instantly see how this item can benefit them. I’ve listed the posts where applicable.

We’ll add to this list throughout the holiday shopping season, so be sure to check back!

Price Ranges:

Under $10

4 way sillcock keyCobra Products PST154 4-Way Sillcock Key

Water is a high priority in most emergency situations; for something as simple as thirst, to decontamination, personal hygiene, or refilling a vehicle’s radiator. There are times that you need access to it, and it’s right there, but you can’t access it. 

One simple, inexpensive tool can change all that, the 4-way sillcock key.POST: https://geekprepper.com/restricted-water-secret-weapon-to-access-it/

300 Lumen Compact Handheld FlashlightNBHongfu Telescoping 2 in 1 Flashlight Set, Floodlight + Spotlight, Aluminum Shell Flashlantern, 300 Lumen Compact Handheld Flashlight

300 Lumens of awesome! Runs on one AA battery!POST: https://geekprepper.com/edc-budget-tactical-flashlight/My Hunt for the Best Budget EDC Tactical Flashlight

Gerber Shard Keychain ToolGerber Shard Keychain Tool

On-board tools include a small and medium flat driver; Philips head driver, wire stripper, pry bar, bottle opener, lanyard hole. Perfect size with the basics to carry anywhere, Lightweight and airline safe!POST: https://geekprepper.com/key-chain-carry/

FeeJoo 7 Strand Core 550lb Paracord Parachute CordFeeJoo 7 Strand Core 550lb Paracord Parachute Cord Lanyard Mil Spec Type III-100ft

100 Ft of paracord. I’d be really pleased if I found 100′ of paracord in my stocking!

DDY Ultralight Aluminum Guyline Cord AdjusterDDY Ultralight Aluminum Guyline Cord Adjuster

No more knots! Eliminates the hassle of tying, adjusting and untying knots. Great for setting up tents and other outdoorsy camp tasks!

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Under $20

LifeStraw Personal Water FilterLifeStraw Personal Water Filter

I’ve bought these for all the preppers in my family and friends lists. The LifeStraw Removes a minimum 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria and surpasses EPA standards for water filters. It also removes a minimum 99.9% of waterborne protozoan parasites and filters to an amazing 0.2 microns.

Filters up to 1000 liters of contaminated water WITHOUT iodine, chlorine, or other chemicals. The LifeStraw comes in a sealed bag, perfect for storing for emergencies.POST: https://geekprepper.com/best-hiking-water-filter/

Cold Steel Special Forces Shovel Cold Steel Shovel

A shovel that can be used as a shovel, a hatchet, or a weapon. The Cold Steel Shovel has so many uses and this is the shovel that lives in my EDC automobile kits, in all my family vehicles! I’ve also bought a couple of these for a few of my special family members, but I can say no more on that until after the holidays. I don’t want to spoil their surprise!POST: https://geekprepper.com/cold-steel-shovel/

Nite Ize MLMA M2 R7
The Nite Ize Micro Light STS Features dual electrode capacitive sensing technology, which they call “Swipe-To-Shine”. This means that you have to swipe your finger across the capacitive sensor on the Micro light to turn it on or off, or to activate it’s 4 Functions – High Power, Variable Dim, Low Power & Strobe.
This Awesome LED Lantern runs on three D batteries OR three AA batteries (three AA Energizer Max Alkaline batteries included). Talk about giving you some options!

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Under $50

BaoFeng UV-5R Dual Band Two Way Radio BaoFeng UV-5R Dual Band Two Way Radio
A radio that covers 2 Meter, 70cm, FRS, GMRS, MURS, Public Service Freqs, NOAA Weather Freqs, Marine VHF and more. A great great radio.
Casio Solar WatchCasio Men’s STL-S100H-1AVCF Tough Solar Runner Black Watch

Its a watch powered by light itself! Never change a battery again (20 years anyway, according to manufacturers sites)! Some Solar watches are over $100, but there are quite a few in the under $50 range.

Casio Women’s watchCasio Women’s STL-S300H-1ACF Solar Runner Digital Display Quartz Black Watch

Yet another watch powered by light itself! Never change a battery again (20 years anyway, according to manufacturers sites)! Some Solar watches are over $100, but there are quite a few in the under $50 range.

25000mAh Solar Charger25000mAh Solar Charger  

This solar charger has Dual USB Ports for iPhone, iPad & all other USB Compatible Devices. It also has handy loops for lashing it to trees or your backpack, while on the go!

Portable Solar Lantern and Mobile Phone Charger for CampingPortable Solar Lantern and Mobile Phone Charger for Camping

If you have a prepper who wants to get into solar, this is your starter kit. All you need to add is a 12v battery and an inverter and you have solar power!

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Under $100

Fixed Blade Tactical Knives with SheathFixed Blade Tactical Knives with Sheath

This is a rugged knife, designed for the challenges of outdoor activities. If I’m camping or hiking, this is the knife I have with me!

Kelly Kettle Camp Stove Stainless SteelKelly Kettle Camp Stove Stainless Steel

The Kelly Kettle is a hollow wall volcano stove. Which means that all the water is inside the walls of the stove itself. It’s very efficient because all the heat goes up through the chimney and heats your water, very very quickly.

If you’re looking to purify some water by boiling, this model can do 17 oz at a time, very quickly. There are larger models available.POST: https://geekprepper.com/camp-cooking-with-the-kelly-kettle/

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Over $100

Wise Company Emergency Food SupplyWise Company Emergency Food Supply

A bucket of emergency foods. Great gift for your family members who may not prep. If they really don’t prep, you can keep it at your house, so when they show up after SHTF, you’ve got them covered 😉

G-Shock GW2310 Atomic SolarG-Shock GW2310 Atomic Solar

Its a watch powered by light itself! Never change a battery again (20 years anyway, according to manufacturers sites)! There are some great Solar watches that cost well over $100, make sure this is for a really special prepper!

Kelly Kettle Scout 41 oz. Stainless Steel Ultimate KitKelly Kettle Scout 41 oz. Stainless Steel Ultimate Kit

The Kelly Kettle is a hollow wall volcano stove. Which means that all the water is inside the walls of the stove itself. It’s very efficient because all the heat goes up through the chimney and heats your water, very very quickly. If you’re looking to purify some water by boiling, this base camp model can do 50.7 oz at a time, very quickly.

This is one of the largest models available.POST: https://geekprepper.com/camp-cooking-with-the-kelly-kettle/

Casio GMAS130PA-1A G-Shock Step Tracker Women’s Watch BlackCasio GMAS130PA-1A G-Shock Step Tracker Women’s Watch Black

A women’s watch powered by light itself! Never change a battery again (20 years anyway, according to manufacturers sites)! There are some great Solar watches that cost well over $100, make sure this is for a really special prepper!

Intex Excursion 5, 5-Person Inflatable Boat SetIntex Excursion 5, 5-Person Inflatable Boat Set

Bridges are natural choke points. They are the perfect place for bad guys, to ambush families that are heading out of dodge! Help your preppers avoid these choke points in with a boat!POST: https://geekprepper.com/bug-out-boat/

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Still no luck? For the prepper who has everything, you can check to see if they need something from our Overlooked Bug Out Bag essentials post.

If you still haven’t found that perfect gift your favorite prepper (or outdoors loving friend), I recommend checking out the Geek Prepper Bazaar where you can discover what other’s have found in these niches!

Holiday shopping for your Preppers can be fun and educational, read learn and shop.

Happy Holidays, Friends!

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