Seeking great gifts for hikers in your life? You WILL find great ideas in this gift guide. We have compiled a list of our favorite things including practical multi-tools and knives, adventure gear subscription boxes, tech and camera equipment, to clothing and snacks.
Cool Gifts for Hikers
This list of 35+ hiking gifts has something for everyone. Gift ideas range from under $25 to $1000+. Take a look and start your holiday shopping now.
Glamping Hub Gift Card
For the hiker in your life that is looking to continue the adventure after they get off the trail, they will love this! Glamping Hub is an online booking site with thousands of unique outdoor accommodations. They can choose anything from luxury glamping in Texas to a snow igloo in the French Alps.
HD Monocular Telescope
No hiking packing list is complete without a set of binoculars or monocular. This scope by from AIPNIS offers 12x50 magnification, with HD quality resolution. It performs well in all types of weather and includes a Smartphone Mount Adapter and Tripod. This is the perfect hiking gear for bird watchers and/or wildlife enthusiasts.
Full Grain Leather & Waxed Canvas Hanging Toiletry Kit
When it comes to fashionable and cool gifts for hikers who also love to travel, RAWHYD Leather Co. products are perfect. This toiletry kit and other products are made with top-grain leather to last for a long time to come. The company also gives back 10% of its profits to their partnered orphanage in India. This money goes to pay for the school fees for the kids. To date, they have been able to sponsor 15 kids.
Reusable Travel Cutlery and Straws
For hikers striving to Leave No Trace, gifting recyclable and reusable products is much appreciated. It's easy to hit the trails and go green at the same time with this reusable, biodegradable, and eco-friendly bamboo utensil set. Includes fork, knife, spoon, chopsticks, multiple stainless steel straws, straw cleaner. and travel pouch
Katherine Homes Trucker Hat
Environmentalist and artist, Katherine Homes, created her hat line to increase awareness of the natural environment and put a spotlight on endangered wildlife and landscapes. These hats feature vibrant designs of landscapes and wildlife. Her unique designs are original artwork, profits go back to organizations that protect the wild and come in sizes for all family members!
When it comes to cool gifts for hikers under $25, multi-tools are great. Plus they make great stocking stuffers. This TSA-compliant Geekey multi-tool has over 16 tools in a small package. It’s just a little larger than a standard house key and weighs in at under 1 ounce!
From hunting to fly fishing, and everywhere in between, the new Field watch was designed for the avid outdoorsman. Built with functional comfort for guys and girls who like to get out and enjoy the outdoors. The new Field watch touts all of the necessary features to endure any excursion.
TENS 7000 2nd Edition Digital TENS Unit Kit With Accessories
A major problem that avid hikers face is soreness in their muscles (primarily their legs) from all the hiking they accomplish. TENS 7000 is drug-free prescription strength pain relief. This TENS unit helps people conquer their pain with TENS therapy and is completely safe. It’s small and compact design makes it portable and great for hiking.
Oversized Beach Towel Blanket
Relax on the trail, take it to the beach, or enjoy a picnic with this beach blanket from heYou! It fits two people (or your pets) and doubles as a travel blanket. It is under 2 lbs, compact, and when folded offers easy carry shoulder straps. Bonus ground stakes and attached carabiner are included so the wind won’t blow it away.
myCharge Solar Charger
Packing a portable powerbank for outdoor adventures is a given. Hikers can power their GPS devices, USB headlamps or lanterns, and so much more. This portable charger comes with 2 USB ports and allows you to charge two devices at a time. Powerbank is detachable from solar panels and includes a flashlight for late night adventures!
Helinox Savanna Chair
This outdoor chair by Helinox is designed for comfort with ease. It's a great piece of gear for the trail, camping inside National Parks, youth sporting events, or the backyard. Weighing only 4.3 lbs, packing down into a small 6”x 6.5"x 21.5" case, and being weather and UV resistant - this chair can do it all!
Luci Inflatable Solar Light
This Luci Core is a 100% solar-powered light that is lightweight, weatherproof, durable, and super bright. It produces 40 lumens and can produce up to 12 hours of light. The flexible silicone arm has a range of uses from outdoor adventures, entertaining, studying, or added to the emergency kit. At only an inch thick, it is a resourceful and versatile light for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts.
Cacao Beans Gourmet Snack by Good King
These whole cacao beans are made with 80% dark chocolate and NEVER melt. It is the perfect snack to take outdoors with 9g+ fiber, 3g+ protein, and only 5g sugar per 30g serving. They are also vegan and allergy-friendly.
Hillsound Equipment's brand new FlexSteps are perfect for anyone who loves hiking. The low profile harness and strap, 18 flexible spike plates, and riveted attachment points are designed to provide traction on slippery trails, snow, and ice..
PROBAR Meal Bar Multi-Pack
Just in time for the holidays, PROBAR created a Limited Edition Box of fan-favorite superfood Meal Bars. Each box contains Banana Nut Bread, Wholeberry Blast and Peanut Butter Chocolate chip. PROBAR is the Official Nutrition Sponsor of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard teams. For every box purchased, they donate $20 to the U.S. Ski & Snowboard youth and adult teams.
MiniMeis Baby & Toddler Shoulder Carrier
The Minimeis is a carrier perfect for those looking to spend family time outdoors. For parents on the move and kids eager to be along for the ride: behold the MiniMeis, an innovative and hands-free way to carry your child.
DJI Osmo Pocket Handheld 3 Axis Gimbal with Integrated Camera
This lightweight camera has 4K resolution with the same 3-axis gimbal found in their drones. It has the ability to automatically track your subject of interest, so you are sure not to miss any action. It weighs just 116 grams and measures 4¾" in length. Easy to carry in your pocket and capable of producing stunning video in a range of video speeds including ultra-smooth slow motion.
Recommended by Ron Humes, VP Operations Post Modern Marketing
Katadyn® - Hiker Pro Transparent Microfilter
Hydration is key when out on the trails. With the Katadyn® Hiker Pro Transparent Filter, hikers can purify water from streams and lakes along the trail. This light-weight unit features a hand pump for use anywhere. It is the best choice for safe hydration and great-tasting refreshment.
DJI Mavic Air Fly More Combo Arctic 4K Drone
Take you and your memories to new heights with the use of this drone from DJI. The latest generation of drones provides lightweight options with high flight speeds, longer battery life, stunning 4K footage, super-smooth stabilization, tracking technology, and auto-flight features designed to safeguard your device.
Recommended by Ron Humes, VP Operations Post Modern Marketing
PacSafe Venturesafe EXP45 Anti Theft Carry-On Travel Pack
Travel security and eco-consciousness converge in PacSafe's ECONYL Collection. This 45-liter travel pack is made with recycled ocean plastics and offers all the anti-theft functionality the brand is known for. Slashproof fabric, reinforced straps, metal locking cable, and zippers with the Roobar™ Locking System prevent theft no matter where you are. Large main compartment, front pouch, and external attachments straps make it easy to take anywhere. Use it as a backpack or like a suitcase.
Patriot Softpak Cooler 20
The Patriot Softpak Cooler 20 is built for all of your adventures! Whether you’re heading out for a day trip to the beach, fishing on the lake, or watching the kids play their favorite sport, the Patriot Cooler keeps food and drinks cold. 20% of the NET proceeds are donated to the Non-Profit Organization, Homes For Our Troops.
2-Way Satellite GPS Messenger
Outdoor enthusiasts are always on the move, so giving the gift of peace of mind won't go unnoticed this holiday season. SPOT 3 keeps you connected to family, friends and emergency responders as well as protects your most valuable toys from theft.
Customized Map Wallart
Preserve your favorite travel memories with a customized map print from My Ever Map. Whether it’s the location of your favorite hike, topographic map of the cherished state or national parks, or just a favorite city, you can gift a physical representation of those places. Maps are available in a variety of formats.
TrailMix 12 Liter Women's Race Pack
This stuff sack is lightweight, comfy and looks great when you hit the trail. Internal compression system tightens the load against one’s back for stability and includes a 2L Hydration Bladder with quick release valve. Adjustable front bottle pockets fit up to 22oz bottles, so you can easily carry enough hydration for the whole family. Stretch zippered pocket on upper shoulder for securing essentials and roll-top main storage with zipper pocket for easy access. This and the men’s version make great hiking gifts.
Spice Madam's Global Spice Subscription Box
Give the gift of taste exploration. Every month, a Spice Madam box arrives to your door to take you on a culinary journey to a new destination, It is a fun way to have the travel experience each time without leaving home. The spices are 100% vegan and each box includes vegan-friendly recipes.
Travel Insurance & Peace of Mind from Allianz Global Assistance
Did you know you can give the gift of safety to the frequent traveler in your life? Or if a friend is going backpacking somewhere this year or someone special is taking a honeymoon....travel insurance is a great gift. And it's not just one more thing that will take up space.
To gift a policy you just need to know the travelers age, state of residence, date the plan should start (annual), country destination (single), travel dates (single) and, total trip cost (single). And list the traveler as "insured".
PURSUIT HIKE WOOL SOCKS
Everyone can use more socks. Hiking socks are super important for providing hikers with the support, comfort, and warmth that they need to endure a tough climb. Swiftwick’s Pursuit line of all-season natural merino wool socks is a welcome stocking stuffer. They keep a hiker’s feet dry, comfortable, and best of all blister free.
Nomadik Adventure Gear Subscription Box
For the gear junkie in your life, send them a box of adventure and outdoor gear. You can choose a one time box or a year long subscription. Each month the box filled with "new to them" gear. It’s the perfect thing for the hiker who thinks they have everything.
4 Piece Mess Kit
This mess kit from UCO is perfect for backcountry meals, picnic lunches, and snack packs for kids on the go. Built to last with ultra-durable polypropylene and TPE, and comes with a lifetime warranty. This dishwasher-safe, microwave-safe, and freezer-friendly kit is leak-proof and lightweight (8oz). The kit includes a lid/plate and bowl with rubber grips, Utility Spork and multi-functional shock cord tether.
Flatpack Grill and Firepit
A perfect addition to any campsite, beach, or outdoor family adventure. Built out of stainless steel, the grill is extremely durable and easy to set up. Simply unfold the stable grill base and place the grates on top - that’s it! Weighing in at 3.2lbs, the Flatpack has a grilling area of 13” x 10”: plenty of room to serve the whole family.
OASIS infuser water bottle
High quality 22oz stainless steel water bottle with fruit/tea infuser insert ensures you stay hydrated and gives back too. Each bottle sold provides 50+ days of safe water to an entire village. The bottle’s code is tied to a family in that village and you can read their story. Use coupon code LFA_OASIS to save 10% off and get free shipping
T-Mini 2-Person Double Hammock
The lightweight, compact nature of the Tentsile’s T-Mini 2-person hammock makes this model the ideal solution for cyclists, backpackers, or anyone seeking a complete lightweight kit that packs into one small bag. If you don’t have an adventure planned just yet, it’s perfect for lounging in the garden or the park on a sunny day.
Alpine Start Premium Instant Coffee
Coffee lovers will rejoice when they receive Alpine Start instant coffee. Founder and pro-climber Matt Segal set out to create an instant coffee that actually tastes good. He did that and now the coffee lover on your holiday gift list can enjoy it too!
Leica V-Lux 20 Megapixel Digital Camera
For the photographer, this point and shoot rivels some DSLR cameras. With this camera, capture images of local wildlife, landscape, and action shots. It's High Speed AF - is the fastest in its class even in tele-position. Shot video is stunning 4k
Skybox 16 Carbonite Cargo Roof Box
Many outdoor enthusiasts have some type of gear; camping tents, sleeping bags, hiking poles, life vests, etc. Fre up space inside the car or truck with this roof box from Yakima. It offers 16 cubic feet of storage space and is large enough for skiis and boards up to 185 cm in length.
All-Paca™ Fleece Hoodie
This is the ultimate packable layering piece for every season. It's lightweight insulation without being bulky. The Hoodie’s seams are exceptionally tough, and the knit structure is designed for durability under a pack, making it perfect for backpacking, climbing, and beyond. The All-Paca Fleece fiber dries fast and doesn’t absorb much moisture, so perspiration isn’t a problem, and it insulates even when wet. Available in men’s and women’s styles
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