27 Gifts That Any Hiker And Outdoor Enthusiast Will Love
If you’re not an avid hiker yourself, it can be challenging to figure out what they actually want. Our gift guide has the best gift ideas for hikers. We’ve found some of the best and most innovative trekking gear for backpackers or adventurers in your life.
1. Portable Solar Panel
With four solar panels, it can be charged in sunlight, 4-5 times faster than the single-panel chargers. A great partner for your outside activities and day hikes. Detect automatically and intelligently the current of the dual output port to provide optimal charging output for you. Protects your device from overheating, over-current, overvoltage, short-circuiting, etc. The built-in reliable and bright LED light serves as a convenient solution if you need a light at night. That can charge their smartphone and other gadgets.
2. Nature Book
When writer and navigator Tristan Gooley journeys outside, he sees a natural world filled with clues. The roots of a tree indicate the sun’s direction; the Big Dipper tells the time; a passing butterfly hints at the weather; a sand dune reveals prevailing wind; the scent of cinnamon suggests altitude; a budding flower points south. To help you understand nature as he does, Gooley shares more than 850 tips for forecasting, tracking, and more gathered from decades spent walking the landscape around his home and the world. An excellent gift for a new hiker.
3. Life Straw
This is the ultimate water filter for those backcountry hikers. The hollow fiber membrane technology inside of the LifeStraw keeps you safe during outdoor adventures. All of our filters are rigorously tested. This little gadget will transform 4,000 Liters (1,000 Gallons) of contaminated water into clean and safe drinking water. That is more water than the average person drinks in a year! It’s ultra-lightweight, small, and easily packable. An excellent hiking gift!
You can continue to read the complete list of gift ideas for any hiker and outdoor enthusiast, written by Laura Fiebert.
May 7, 2022
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Sawyer Permethrin Premium Insect Repellent is used on clothing, not skin, and it provides long-lasting protection against ticks.
One of the most popular, and readily available, means of tick prevention these days is the use of permethrin. Sawyer Permethrin Fabric Treatment is easy to find at most any sporting goods store and applies quick and easy to your clothing, boots, gear, etc.
While not technically a filtered water bottle, Sawyer Products’ water filtration system can transform anything into a safe, clean drinking vessel. Simply fill up the included reusable pouch at any water source, screw the pouch onto the filter, and either drink directly from the filter or squeeze the now-filtered water into another vessel (like a water bottle or pot for cooking).