78 Gifts for Hikers, Backpackers and Outdoor Lovers
Need to find the perfect gift for your adventurous friend or loved one? We’ve listed 78 great ideas ideal for the hiking-enthused. From cool little gadgets and gizmos to survival training through experiences and classes, there’s a gift on this list for every level of hiker out there.
We end the post with a few important considerations that will have a hiking gift leveling up from “just good” to GREAT.
Table of Content:
- Clothing and Wearables
- Small Gear
- Big Gear
- Gear Maintenance and Renewal
- If You Still Don’t Know
May 7, 2022
Outdoor Life: Do You Really Need a Water Filter for Backpacking and Mountain Hunting?
Fresh drinking water is essential. This water filtration system ensures you will never run out as long as there is a nearby natural water source. It can filter out bacteria, protozoa and microplastics.
Faster and more efficient than pumping or waiting for chemical treatments, the Sawyer Squeeze System offers on-the-go hydration at a good flow. This product is long-lasting, affordable, reliable, cleanable, and very user-friendly.
But Sawyer was way ahead of me — 15 years ahead, to be precise. In 2008, the brand started its Clean Water for All initiative, which provides Sawyer filters to developing countries around the world. And the company spends 90% of its profits funding it.