Hiker standing on snowy slope looking up at mountains above.

Our Favorite Gift Ideas for Hikers

Gift Recommendations for the Hikers on Your List

Hiker and dogs walking through snowy forest trail.

The holidays are here and it's time to find a thoughtful gift for everyone on your list. And if you're like us you'd rather be outside than in the mall. So to help we've picked a few of our favorite gift ideas to help you find the perfect gift for the outdoorsy hikers on your list.

CloudLine Merino Wool Socks

Couple standing in front of waterfall both wearing Cloudline hiking socks.

Every adventure starts with your feet, whether it's hiking, backpacking, running, biking or snowboarding there is a CloudLine sock that will make a perfect gift. Made in the USA with ultra-soft merino wool and backed by a hassle-free lifetime guarantee so you know you're giving a gift that will last.

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Victorinox Classic Limited Edition

Special edition swiss army knife with hiking mountain design.

Pocket knives make a classic gift. And a limited edition from Swiss Army Knife from Victorinox offers many options for a unique and thoughtful gift.

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GSI Mini Espresso Maker

Mini backpacking espresso maker.

If you have a coffee loving hiker on your list give them the GSI Mini Espresso Maker and they can enjoy fresh backcountry espresso on their next hike.

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Epic Hikes of the World

Epic Hikes of the World book cover.

Give a gift that will inspire a few bucket list hikes and adventure travel with Lonely Planet's Epic Hikes of the World.

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Danner MOUNTAIN 600 WEATHERIZED Insulated Boots

Pair of danner hiking boots.

For hikers living in colder climates, a pair of insulated hiking boots makes a great gift that will keep toes warm all winter. Our favorite pair is the Danner Mountain 600 Weatherized. Available in a men's and women's versions.

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Chums Surfshorts Wallet

Chums minimal zip wallet.

Since we first picked up a Chums Surfshort Wallet it's earned a place as our favorite adventure ready wallet. Its ID window, small size, and zippered compartments have kept our cards and cash safe and secure. Bonus, the key ring is perfect for clipping to your packs key clip.

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Sea to Summit Ultralight Hammock

Yellow ultralight Sea to Summit backpacking hammock.

This ultra-light hammock weighs in at just 5.4 oz so they'll barely notice the added weight in their pack and they'll be grateful for the added comfort when they stop for lunch.

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Platypus Platy 2-Liter Ultralight Collapsible Water Bottle

Platypus water pouch.

We have been carrying a Platypus Platy on every backpacking trip for over a decade. It weighs almost nothing and allows us to purify plenty of water for in camp use.

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Goal Zero Venture 30

Goal zero square shaped battery bank.

This rugged battery pack is perfect for recharging electronics from the trail. It is even waterproof while in use, just make sure what you're charging is too.

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The North Face Thermoball Traction Booties

Pair of puffy insulated camp slippers.

Designed as post-slope footwear these insulated booties are also perfect for a post-hike warm up, relaxing in camp, or wearing at home. Available in men's and women's styles.

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Enamel Camp Mug

Enamel camp mug sitting on top of the box it comes in.

Enamel mugs are a classic and durable gift. Not only great for coffee at home but in camp, they are fire friendly so you can warm your morning joe over the campfire.

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59 Illustrated National Parks Coloring Book

National Parks coloring book cover.

This adult coloring book of iconic National Park Posters is on top of our Christmas wish list. The pages are gallery-grade paper and designed to easily tear out so you can proudly display your custom National Park poster art.

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GSI Outdoors - Santoku Knife Set

GSI Camp Kitchen Set with knives, cutting, board, and dishwashing supplies.

The GSI Santoku Knife set is a great gift for the camp chef on your list. 3 knives, a cutting board, towel, and soap bottle all fit in a zippered pouch to keep things organized.

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Gibbon Slacklines ClassicLine Slackline

Man watching while women balances on slackline.

A Gibbon Slackline will help the athlete on your list work on their balance, core strength, and agility while having a great time.

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