Father’s Day Gifts for the Hiking Dad
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The Hiking Dad in your life deserves something this Father’s Day that he can get some real use out of. That’s why we have put together this list of first rate hiking products that are some of our staples when we hit the trails.
Miir 32oz. WM Bottle
With the MiiR 32oz Wide Mouth Bottle, Dad will be able to stay hydrated throughout the course of his hike. The 32oz bottle easily fits in the side pocket of a backpack, shoulder bag, and can be clipped or carried with ease thanks to the hand loop lid. The Thermo 3D double wall vacuum insulation locks in beverage temps, whether Dad wants that crisp cold sip on a summer hike or a steaming flow of coffee at the start of the trailhead. Pictured above is the new Halendid Collection that showcases a photo taken by Chris Burkard of glacial sediment running through a frozen landscape as seen from a small Cessna 5,000 ft above sea level in the Icelandic Highland in 2015, purchase supports Outdoor Outreach with a $5 donation – good for Dad – good for the outdoors. MSRP $44.95 miir.com
Floyds Of Leadville
With hiking comes aches and pains, and there is no better way to help Dad recovery than with a few CBD products from Floyd’s of Leadville. In the sometimes confusing landscape of the booming CBD market, Floyd’s of Leadville stands out for their commitments to transparency, independent testing and offering the widest range of CBD products for people living an active lifestyle. For those that haven’t heard of CBD, it is an all-natural remedy that targets aches, pains, swelling, and so much more. So whether your Dad is a veteran CBD user or just wants to try CBD to see if it fits well for his recovery regime, Floyd’s of Leadville is a great place to start. Floyd’s offers CBD products in various forms, including hydration and recovery drink mixes, softgels, gems, balms and tinctures, that come in a variety of dosage options from 5mg to over 150mg of CBD per serving in both full-spectrum and isolate varieties. MSRP Varies floydsofleadville.com
Jack Wolfskin Active Track Shorts
For fun packed summer hikes, gift Dad a pair of the versatile Jack Wolfskin Active Track Shorts. These techy shorts are classy enough for lunch on town and tough enough for hikes and climbs. The flex shield lite polyester fabric offers lightweight, stretchy, breathable mobility as well as durable abrasion resistance whether Dad is making a new path or scrambling for the peak. MSRP $69.95 us.jackwolfskin.com
AKHG Stone Run 10″ Shorts
The AKHG Stone Run 10″ Shorts offer uncompromising versatility for just about any situation Dad finds himself in. The rugged cotton/nylon blend is both tough wearing and stretchy, with a gusseted crouch promoting full range of movement for adventurous pursuits. The movement friendly fit provides ample room to hop, bend, and stretch when Dad is hiking, climbing and blazing his own trail. Plus, thanks to their laid-back design Dad will look good when he is hanging out around town, too. MSRP $79.50 duluthtrading.com
AKHG Free Clime Soft Shell Vest
The AKHG Free Clime Soft Shell Vest is a solid choice for unpredictable climate hikes. This versatile vest sports a highly waterproof, highly breathable membrane that locks out short spells of rain without locking in sweat on chilly spring days and the 4-way stretch will move with Dad while he is scrambling along trails and hiking through dense forests. The lightweight construction will make it easy to throw in his bag and the zippered pockets will keep his essentials close by. MSRP $109.50 duluthtrading.com
Voormi High-E Hoodie
Alpine pursuits and cool weather calls for warmth and durability and the Voormi High-E Hoodie delivers both. This athletic quarter zip SURFACE HARDENED™ Thermal Wool hoodie is an excellent insulating midlayer and can serve as a stand alone piece in cool temperatures. The hoodie’s SURFACE HARDENED™ Thermal Wool fabric consists of dialed in thermal performance with a reinforced, durable water repellent (DWR) finish on the outer surface that makes it tough and versatile. The performance oriented wool also effectively moves moisture and dries quickly to help keep Dad dry and comfortable during high exertion. A balaclava-style full cover hood extends protective coverage and it has integrated hidden thumbholes, an internal chest pocket with headphone port and a harness compatible front kangaroo pocket with two sided entry. The Voormi High-E Hoodie is so comfortable and functional, Dad is going to want to wear it on every hike, climb, and outdoor adventure that he takes, and best of all its clean aesthetic makes it equally at home on relaxed everyday outings. MSRP $249 www.amazon.com/voormi.