Christmas Gifts That Hikers Will Love

Searching for the perfect gift for the hiker in your life? Check out these gifts for hikers compiled by a hiker, for hikers. 

They’re sure to impress, especially if you’re not a hiker yourself. Best of all? They start from under $10!

Tactical Survival Bracelet is the perfect gift for hikers

Tactical Survival Paracord Bracelet

This small bracelet gives access to access to a compass, flint fire starter, fire scrapper, which also serves as an emergency knife and an emergency whistle and a paracord. It’s perfect for hikers that love gadgets and makes a great stocking stuffer.

Tactical Survival Bracelet is the perfect gift for hikers

Fifty Places to Hike Before You Die

Get inspired and help you hiking buddy plan their next hiking trip with this great book. Our top pick is hiking the Rwandan mountains to see gorillas. Tell them they should take you too. You gave them the idea after all 🙂

Tactical Survival Bracelet is the perfect gift for hikers

Merino Wool Hiking & Trekking Socks

Keep your feet warm in the winter and fresh and cool in the summer. These socks wick away sweat reducing the chance of blisters. These are socks that hikers will actually look forward to receiving – unlike most socks.

Tactical Survival Bracelet is the perfect gift for hikers

Anti-blister, Anti-chafing, Goop

Nothing makes hiking more uncomfortable than chafing where every step becomes painful. I love that this comes in different sizes for easy carrying. It’s also the product of choice for the World’s Toughest Mudder.

Tactical Survival Bracelet is the perfect gift for hikers

Self-Guided Hiking Tour

Share an epic hiking experience with someone that you love. Our Tour du Mont Blanc  Dolomites Trek or Dana to Petra trek in Jordan are gifts that will be cherished and remembered for years to come. What better gift than spending time with someone you care about. Need some convincing? Check out How to Convince Your Partner to Go on a Hiking Vacation.

Tactical Survival Bracelet is the perfect gift for hikers

LifeStraw Personal Water Filter for Hiking

Running out of water can be extremely dangerous. This device removes minimum 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria and 99.9% of waterborne protozoan parasites. It’s a great alternative to iodine tablets which can give water a funny taste or water purifiers.

Tactical Survival Bracelet is the perfect gift for hikers

TACT Bivvy Emergency Survival Sleeping Bag

While the average day hiker won’t likely need this,  this small lightweight sleeping bag comes in handy as a safety precaution and it doesn’t take up much room if your hiking friend tends to venture off into uncharted territory.

Tactical Survival Bracelet is the perfect gift for hikers

Burt’s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm Holiday Gift Set

Made with 100% natural ingredients this is a great way to pamper someone that you love with a gift they’ll use every day. I bring very minimal skincare products when I hike, but I always bring one of Burt’s Bees Lip Balms.

Tactical Survival Bracelet is the perfect gift for hikers

Waterproof Dry Bags

Don’t let your hiking buddy find out too late that their backpack cover doesn’t actually keep all the rain out. These dry bags keep electronics and other essentials dry.

Also be sure to check out our other gift guides for travellers or the non-hikers in your life.

gifts that hikers will love

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Laurel
Laurel Robbins is the founder of Monkeys and Mountains, an adventure travel blog and company that helps people plan their hiking, cycling and wildlife vacations in a sustainable way. Although Canadian, she lives in Munich, Germany. You can find her hiking in the mountains on most weekends.

Comments

December 30, 2017
Lifestraw is the best gift for the hikers previously whenever we go out water becomes the difficult task, But using Lifestraw saves our health by purifying the water.
January 23, 2018
Fifty places to hike before you die looks good!

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