Fun Gifts For Snowboarders That Won’t Break The Bank

You might think snowboarders are tricky to buy for if you’re not familiar with the sport. You might think snowboard gifts involve big expensive items such as snowboards or snowboard boots, however there are many awesome gifts that cost well under $20.

As someone who has enjoyed snowboarding for over 20 years, I’ve had my fair share of great and not so great gifts! From hand warmers to stomp pads and balance boards to books, the best gifts for snowboarders are those that are useful, functional, inspirational or fashionable. 

In this guide I share the best snowboarding gift ideas for every budget and style. I’ve divided the gifts into sections according to budgets of under $20, under $50, under $100 and over $100 so you can jump straight to the section that’s right for you.

Let’s get straight into it!

Unique gifts for snowboarders for every budget

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The Best Gifts for Snowboarders Under $20

Snowboard Keychain

Made of high quality aluminium alloy, this cute snowboard keychain is perfect for decorating keys and bags. A fun gift for female snowboarders.

NUOBESTY Car Key Holder 2pcs Snowboard Keychains Keychains Snowboarding Keychains Snowboard Gift I…
  • Also, a perfect present for birthday, Thanksgiving, New Year, graduation and any occasions. Snowboard Keyrings
  • Made of premium material with delicate workmanship, this keychain are perfect for decorating your keys as well as bags. The creative style is the ideal companion of your keys, bags or other wonderful…
  • It can also be a party favor, give your guest a little surprise. Snowboard Keyrings
  • Make your own style keychain pendant, and for easy recognize your keys, no worry to lose them. Snowboard Keyrings
  • Simply attach these keychains to the backpacks, house keys, door keys. Snowboard Keyrings

The Art of Flight (Snowboard Movie)

Arguably the best snowboard movie ever made, the Art of Flight is a masterpiece by Travis Rice and Red Bull Media House that leaves viewers eager to grab their snowboards and hit the slopes.

The Art of Flight (2011) (Blu-Ray & DVD Combo) (Blu-Ray)
  • The Art of Flight (2011) (Blu-Ray & DVD Combo) (Blu-Ray)
  • The Art of Flight (2011)
  • Travis Rice, Mark Landvik, John Jackson (Actors)
  • Curt Morgan (Director) – The Art of Flight (2011) (Blu-Ray & DVD Combo) (Blu-Ray) (Producer)
  • Audience Rating: Suitable for 15 years and over

Crampons

Ice cleats or crampons for trainers or walking boots, are a useful gift for snowboarders who want to walk around the icy streets of the resort without any unfortunate slips.

Holibanna Ice Grips Traction Cleats 8-Stud Ice Cleat Snow Grippers Non-Slip Over Shoe Rubber Spikes…
  • 👣8 STAINLESS STEEL SPIKES: The crampons have 8 stainless steel studs and silicone, it’s more convenient to wear and less prone to damage. Stainless steel spikes providing excellent traction on a…
  • 👣DURABLE MATERIAL: Designed with flexibility in mind and built with a lightweight thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) that can easily fit almost all footwear and will not be damaged by the extreme…
  • 👣MULTIPLE USES: The ice grips have aggressive traction, excellent toughness and strength will not bend. Can used on angled terrain, ice roads, icy driveway, dangerous sections of trail, mud and wet…
  • 👣EASY TO USE: Easily fitted over existing footwear with no buckles or straps. It’s easy to take on and off, suitable for male and female of any age including teenagers, adult, elders. Works with…

Snowboard Socks

Socks may seem like a boring gift idea but they’re incredibly useful and will always get used. These Merino wool socks keep the feet toastie warm and odour free.

Travel Clothes Line

Another unglamorous but practical snowboard gift idea is a travel clothes line. Snowboard socks can get pretty stinky after a day on the hill, so a quick wash with somewhere to dry them is mighty handy.

Retractable Portable Washing Lines, Retractable Clothesline for Travel, Clothing line with 12…
  • 1 Handy For Travel, Dry Your Laundry Anywhere—Our travel clothesline make such a difference for washing items on your trip. You could wash clothes every day so that don’t need to carry the dirty…
  • 2 Portable, Compact To Store — This portable clothesline really come in handy. it takes up practically small room in suitcase. The light travel laundry line allows you to perfect packing light while…
  • 3 Adjustable, Easy To Use — This RV clothesline is elastic, expandable, could stretches longer. The camping clothesline is strong and has a hook on each end. The hooks are fits anywhere. You could…

Powder Days (Book)

Powder Days is a beautifully written book about the culture of ski bums and ski towns, about finding your home in the mountains and keeping your wild side alive. I received this book as a gift last Christmas and loved it!

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Powder Days: Ski Bums, Ski Towns and the Future of Chasing Snow
  • Hardcover Book
  • HANSMAN, HEATHER (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 272 Pages – 11/09/2021 (Publication Date) – HARPER COLLINS USA (Publisher)

Stickers

This 50 piece sticker and decal set is perfect for decorating water bottles, helmets, laptops or anything else in need of some mountain vibes. 

Barisc Vinyl Stickers of Skiing, 50-Pack Durable Sport Decals of Skier for Skateboard Snowboard…
  • ❤【AWESOME ASSORTMENT】 50 pcs of no-duplicate skiing sport stickers give you enough options to personalize your laptop, Macbook, hydro flasks, computer, water bottle, skateboard, snowboard,…
  • ❤【HIGH QUALITY】 The aesthetic ski stickers decals are made of durable 100% PVC vinyl. They are safe, non-toxic, waterproof, UV resistant, anti-wrinkling, thick and durable. They look and feel…
  • ❤【PERFECT GIFT】 This stickers pack is a great gift for your sister, friends, lover, colleague, Daughter, Granddaughter etc. to DIY decoration

Snowboard Mug

This snowboard mug is a fun little snowboard gift idea for those on a budget. The mug is ceramic and is available in a selection of colours.

Eat Sleep Snowboard Snowboarder Snowboarding Gift Mug
  • 10 oz White ceramic mug
  • Design is printed onto both sides of the mug
  • dishwasher safe
  • great gift
  • brand- shaniztoons

Eco-friendly Sunscreen 

This SPF 50 sports sunblock is water resistant so it’s ideal for days on the snow. Thinksport is free from nasty chemicals, biodegradable and vegan friendly.

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ThinkSport Sunscreen 50 SPF 177ml (6oz) – Safer Zinc Oxide Mineral Formulation – Ideal for all Sport…
  • Thinksport Kids sunscreen provides effective SPF 50+ sun protection for children. The broad spectrum UVA & UVB children’s sunblock is suitable for daily use on kids’ sensitive skin, offering…
  • Kids hate standing still, so this hydrating sun cream is quick and easy to apply, and protection begins instantly. The fast absorbing children’s sun lotion won’t leave skin feeling oily or sticky,…
  • The first sunscreen to pass Whole Foods Premium Care requirements, Thinksport vegan, Leaping Bunny certified sun creams contain no PABA, parabens, phthalates, BPA, oxybenzone, avobenzone, petroleum,…

Wall Hanging

This vintage tin sign is a fun, novelty gift that makes a great wall hanging. The sign comes with pre-drilled holes which makes it easy to mount.

Snowboard Snowboarding Vintage Sports Poster Metal Tin Sign 8x12in(20x30cm)—Retro Poster gift,bar,…
  • Size: 20 cm x 30 cm (8 inches x 12 inches).
  • Material:professional quality metal tin.
  • Easy to Hang:pre-drilled 4 mounting holes in the rounded corners for easy hanging.
  • Applicable places: Home, Garage, Farm, Manor, Shop, Kitchen, Fast Food Restaurant, Hotel, Bar, Office, Club, Man Cave etc.
  • High quality: we adhere to our high-quality products your satisfaction is 100% guarantee. Dissatisfied with your product? We’ll take it back!

Lip Balm

SPF 50 lip balm is guaranteed to protect lips from drying out on those sunny days on the slopes.

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Piz Buin Moisturising Sun Lipstick SPF 30, 4.9g
  • An optimal sun protection.
  • The cells are supplied with rich moisture and UV rays are perfectly repelled.
  • Feel safe and enjoy your day at the beach.
  • The handy shape is perfect for the handbag.
  • Application: apply generously and evenly to the sensitive skin of the lips.

The Art of Shralpinism (Book)

Jeremy Jones is a legend in the snowboard world. A pro-rider who abandoned the commercial snowboard industry in pursuit of chasing in the snow in a way that was more harmonious with nature. After years spent exploring the backcountry, this book is part memoir, part how-to guide and a unique snowboard gift idea.

The Art of Shralpinism: Lessons from the Mountains
  • Jones, Jeremy (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 288 Pages – 10/15/2022 (Publication Date) – Mountaineers Books (Publisher)

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The Best Snowboard Gifts Under $50

Thermal Phone Case

Phoozy uses NASA spacesuit technology to insulate phones and extend the battery life by 4 times! Partnered with the American Association of Snowboard Instructors, this thermal phone case has been featured by Forbes as the best ski and snowboard accessory.

It can often be found much cheaper on Ebay (Under $50)

PHOOZY Apollo II Thermal Phone Case with Antimicrobial Lining and Keyring Connector – Helps Prevent…
  • Large Size: Please measure your phone case to fit the Interior Dimensions 6.5″ x 0.40″ x 3.6″ / made for iPhone 8+/XR/XSMax/11/11-14ProMax/14Plus, Galaxy S9-S21Plus/S20-S21Ultra/ZFold/A31/A71, Note…
  • BUY WITH CONFIDENCE: The PHOOZY has been featured by NEWSWEEK as the “Best iPhone 13 Pro Case” and by CONDE NAST TRAVELER as the “Must-Have Accessory For Adventure Travel”. The experts agree, PHOOZY…
  • AS SEEN ON SHARK TANK – Award-winning PHOOZY Thermal Capsules will not interfere with cellular, Wifi, or Bluetooth signals to keep you connected and protected in every condition.

Snowboard Lock

Ensure that brand new snowboard setup is protected all around the resort with this lightweight lock by Dakine. The long cable will happily fit around several snowboards, keeping them safely locked up and acting as a powerful deterrent.

Dakine Micro Lock
  • More days on the mountain and more days in the water
  • Protection from the elements
  • Environmentally friendlier materials
  • Durability the number one priority
  • Lived, tested and improved

Volcom T-shirt

If you’re looking for a good value snowboarding gift for him, then check out this loose fit t-shirt by Volcom.

A t-shirt is a great gift idea for snowboarders

Gameboy Stomp Pad

How about a fun, GameBoy style stomp pad for a cool snowboarding gift idea? Stomp pads provide a useful grip for snowboarders when their back foot isn’t strapped into the binding.

If they’re not a GameBoy fan then there are lots more to choose from. See this stomp pad guide for more ideas.

One Ball Jay Game Boy Stomp Pad
  • Size: 6″ X 3.5″
  • Self-adhesive
  • Retro-design

Baseball Cap

If your snowboard pal is a hat kinda guy, then this Burton Underhill Hat is a solid choice. This hat is made from cotton and has a mountain themed embroidered patch.

Neck Warmer/Buff

This Midweight Merino wool neck warmer by Buff is soft and warm with a seamless finish which allows for multi-functional use. This item is made from sustainable materials in an animal-friendly way, perfect for keeping a cold wind out.

Buff Unisex’s Midweight Merino Wool Neck Gaiter, Dusty Blue Melange, One Size
  • FABRIC: 100% Merino wool
  • FEATURES: Soft, warm, wind-resistant, and lightweight layer sourced from humanely raised, non-mulesed sheep. Natural moisture wicking and odor control properties
  • WAYS TO WEAR & USE: Wearable in 10+ different ways, it’s versatile multisport headwear delivering four-season performance. A soft, warm, wind-resistant, and lightweight layer perfect for chilly…
  • CARE INSTRUCTIONS: Hand wash with mild soap. Lay flat to dry. Do not use fabric softeners or bleach. Do no machine dry or use an iron.
  • FIT: One size fits most adults

Reusable Hand Warmers

If your snowboard friend is anything like me, they don’t want to suffer from cold hands! These reusable heat packs provide a burst of heat and are kinder to the environment than disposable ones.

Hot to Go Reusable Heat Packs – Buy 4 Get 4 Free!
  • Thanks to the compact, portable size, our heated cushions offer go-anywhere convenience
  • Simply bend the internal disc, apply the pack directly to your problem area and enjoy comforting, fast-acting heat
  • From pain relief during your morning commute to hand warmers on a ski trip, the soft gel pack allows you to target any part of the body
  • Package Dimensions: 11.61″ L x 4.8″ W x 3.7″ H

100 Slopes Of A Lifetime (Book)

100 Slopes of a Lifetime is the ultimate book for snowboard bucket list inspiration. The book covers epic runs from all over the world with beautiful Nat Geo photography along with practical travel tips and information. I bought this for Nick last Christmas and we love looking for new places to shred.

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100 Slopes of a Lifetime: The World’s Ultimate Ski and Snowboard Destinations
  • Hardcover Book
  • Megroz, Gordy (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 400 Pages – 01/06/2022 (Publication Date) – National Geographic (Publisher)

Snowboard Tool

The Burton bullet tool is the ultimate multi-tool to carry around the mountain. It packs away so that no pointy edges can stick into you whilst you’re snowboarding and is handy for adjusting bindings on the go. This tool has spent many winters tucked away in my pockets ready for when I need it.

It’s often cheaper to buy directly through Burton.

Burton Bullet Tool –
  • Lightweight and compact for easy carrying
  • Foldout handle for maximum ratchet power
  • Able to operate with gloves on
  • Includes: #2 and #3 Phillips head, flat head, 4mm Allen key, and 10mm wrench

Beanie

The All Night Long beanie is a double layer knit that keeps you super warm and is made of 100% recycled fabric, so is also kind to the environment. Double win!

Burton Recycled All Day Long Beanie
  • Fold Up Cuff
  • 100% Recycled Polyester Fabric
  • Mid-Profile Fit

Foam Roller

Foam rollers are a useful self-massaging tool that can help aid recovery from a hard day on the slopes. The unique indentations on the foam roller mimic the movements of a masseuses hands and is used to remove unwanted tension. I use this foam roller regularly to get rid my legs of unwanted muscle knots.

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FX FFEXS Foam Roller for Deep Tissue Muscle Massage Trigger Point Muscles Therapy
  • ULTIMATE SELF-MASSAGING TOOL – The Foam Roller is often used as Fitness Equipment and for Massages. Massaged muscles recover faster. High Intensity Athletes use the FOAM roller to exercise and…
  • EFFECTIVE REHABILITATION INSTRUMENT – The Foam Roller can best be used for: Trigger point massage, Recovery, Improving Balance & Muscle Strength, posture (re-)alignment and also works great for…
  • HIGH PORTABILITY – The Foam Roller is extremely lightweight. You can easily take it to the Gym, to the park or anywhere you want to work out and complete your workout! Use the Foam Roller after:…

Balaclava

The Woolf balaclava is 100% merino wool which is quick drying, breathable and warm for those super cold snow days. When you’re out on the hill you want every inch of your body to feel warm and protected, especially on those extra cold days. This is a great snowboarding gift for her.

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The Best Snowboarding Gifts Under $100

Boot Dryer 

The DryGuy is the best gadget for drying out wet gloves and boots. The standard machine can dry 4 items simultaneously or for an extra $40, you can get you the travel boot dryer to make sure those snowboard boots are perfectly dry for the next day.

xasla Boot Dryer with Heat Blowers, Dries in 180 Minutes – Heavy Duty Shoe Dryer with Auto-Off…
  • 【1 Hour Fast Dry】Soggy footwear causes unwanted odors. The Heavy-Duty Boot Dryer features 4 heat blowers, it generates a silent & gentle breeze that quickly dries footwear. So your boots, shoes,…
  • 【Auto-Off Timer & Heat Setting】The Auto-Off Timer allows you set to dry for up to 180 minutes. So you don’t need to plug or unplug everytime and it’s safe to leave footwear drying overnight. The…
  • 【4 Extendable Tube】Our boot warmer designed with 4 extendable drying tubes fit for all kinds of garments. The back drying tubes extending to 18.8″ and the front extending to 18″.
  • 【Drip Trays & Cord Management 】The heavy-duty boot warmer contains 4 foldable drip trays to hold excess dripping, avoiding slipping and protecting the floor. Cord management for easy storage or…

Men’s Long Sleeve Base Layer

Base layers are always a handy gift for snowboarders and you can’t go far wrong with this lightweight Burton crewneck for men. The thermal top with keep the warmth in whilst keeping the sweat away.

Thermal tops are great snowboard gift ideas

Women’s Long Sleeve Base Layer

For the ladies, this Helium Power Grid top by AK will keep you warm, dry and comfortable the whole day through. The material is fast wicking to ensure any sweat is quickly moved away from the skin and maintain bodily warmth.

Base layers are perfect snowboarding gifts

Snowboard Tuning Kit

Sneaking in just under the $100 mark is this complete snowboard tuning kit from Demon. The kit include wax, P-tex, edge sharpener, file, iron and everything else to needed to keep that snowboard running slick. More information on waxing a snowboard can be found here, whilst this is a guide to edge tuning.

Demon Complete Ski Tune Kit with Wax and Brush Kit- Snowboard Tuning Kit
  • Comes with a Flat file, Edge tuner, Wax scraper, Tuning stone, 3 Wire brushes, Adjustable temp Iron, Polish pad, P-tex, and a Carry case.
  • Bonus**Includes 133 grams of Demon Wax designed for Universal snow temperatures
  • Everything you need for a Complete Snowboard/Ski Tune at home or on the go- Includes INSTRUCTIONS
  • The Iron is High quality and Custom built for efficiency- This Wax Iron is perfect for Skis and Snowboards.
  • International products have separate terms, are sold from abroad and may differ from local products, including fit, age ratings, and language of product, labeling or instructions.

Luxury Gift Ideas for Snowboarders

Revbalance Balance Board

The Revbalance balance board is an awesome way to get fit and snowboard ready without the snow. These boards are sturdy and come with a digital guide to help beginners get started on their journey to snowboard fitness.

Revbalance 101 v2 – Balance Board Sports Trainer (Blue)
  • Highest Rated Balance Roller Board On Amazon.com ★★★★★ See Reviews Below!
  • Smooth Rolling Lightweight And Ultra Tough Roller Reduces Vibration And Sound.
  • Full Freedom Of Movement, No Tracks Or Grooves. Roller Stops On The Base Keep You In Control.
  • Great Balance Board For Beginner And Intermediate Users: Fitness, Yoga, Training, Or Board Sports Like Skateboarding, Snowboarding, Wakeboarding, And Surfing
  • Bombproof 11-Ply Hardwood Construction With High Quality Finish And Clean Design. Soft-Trak Gripped Top Deck Is Comfortable With Or Without Shoes.

GoPro Fusion 360

GoPros are the best action cameras on the market. The GoPro 12 is the latest and greatest camera but the Fusion 360 provides unique spherical 5.2k HD videos, which is perfect for capturing those incredible snowboard moments.

GoPro Fusion Camera – Black
  • Spherical video: 5.2K30/ 3K60
  • Spherical photo: 18MP/ 30 fps Burst
  • Waterproof to 16ft (5m)
  • Voice control. Sensor resolution: 9.3 MP
  • GoPro Fusion Camera, Fusion Grip, Fusion Battery, Fusion Mounting Fingers, Curved Fusion Mount, Flat Fusion Mount, USB-C Cable, Fusion Case

Snowboard Bag

The Dakine High Roller snowboard bag is the ultimate snowboard carrier. The bag can comfortably carry two snowboards and the quality wheels mean the bag glides effortlessly around airports and car parks.

Dakine High Roller 165Cm
  • Holds 2 or more boards, 1 with bindings mounted as well as 1 pair of boots and outerwear
  • 360 degree padded protection
  • End handle pairs with rolling luggage for one handed operation
  • Removable boot bag
  • Removable outerwear bag

Oakley Goggles

An amazing luxury snowboard accessory gift idea is a pair of Oakley goggles. Oakley have the highest quality lenses on the market to ensure top clarity on the slopes. The Fall Line rimless frame fits snugly with helmets and looks amazing.

Oakley Fall Line XL Sunglasses
  • Plutonite Lens, O Matter stress reistant frame
  • High Definition Optics
  • Impact Protection
  • UV Protection
  • Model OO7099-03 Colour Matte Black Prizm Snow Sapphire Iridium

Final Thoughts On Gifts For The Snowboarder In Your Life

From action cameras to tuning kits, from balance boards to neck warmers, there are wide range of gifts for snowboarders that are available for every budget. In this guide I have shared some of the most useful, practical, fashionable and fun gifts that you can get for the snowboarder in your life.

Louise

Louise is a snowboard instructor & guide from Wales. She's spent the last 15 years enjoying winter seasons in Canada, USA, Italy, Georgia and Turkey. This winter she is guiding in Japan!

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