New LED headlamp? Camping Chair (with cupholder)? Stove for grilled cheeses? PBA-Free water bottle? A bigger tent?
Buying the proper gear for someone else almost never works out. Save them from inevitably embarassing receipt-request and stuff a stocking with the freedom to get exactly what they need for the 2013 festival season.
Both REI and EMS have what it takes to turn any grinch into a more-than-happy camper.
You might get a kiss without a sprig of mistletoe in sight.