Hiking gift ideas that my hiking friends and I use on the trail. For any hiker, all of these will be appreciated and loved! New to hiking? Once owning most items, you need not replace them but use them for years on the trail. Avid hikers? We love anything hiking! Something for dogs and kids too.

Nalgene OG Water Filtration Bottle

Turtle Fur Micro Fleece Neck Gaiter

Adventure Medical Kits Ultralight and Watertight

Kahtoola INSTAgaiter Low

Trail Buddy Trekking Poles – Lightweight, Collapsible

Sawyer Mini Water Filtration System

Black Diamond Equipment Storm 400 Headlamp

Darn Tough Hiking Socks

Therm-a-Rest Ultralight Inflatable Sit Pad

Six Moon Designs Ultralightweight Hiking Umbrella – Sun and elements protection.

Don’t Die in the Woods Emergency Blankets

Hiking /Backpacking Compass

The Northface Etip Glove 

100 Hikes of a Lifetime Ultimate Scenic Trails Book

Smartwool Hiking Socks

Nuun Energy Electrolyte Tablets – a hiking essential

Skratch Labs Energy Bars

Outdoor Research Gaiters – excellent for snowshoeing

Hydro Flask Bottle with Flex Cap. 

Carabiner Clips – Hang essentials on your backpack

Swiss Safe Emergency Thermal Blankets – Lightweight

After Bite Itch Eraser – Works!

Amazfit Activity Fitness Tracker – A highly rated alternative to Fitbit by my hiking friends. 

Columbia Unisex Hiking Hat with UV protection. Lots of colors to choose from.

MSR Pocket Rocket 2 Ultralight Backpacking Stove

Sea to Summit Alpha Light Long Sport Backpacking Essential

TOAKS Titanium 750mi Pot for Backpacking

Outdoor Research Unisex Sun Gloves- I wish I had known about these long ago. My hands are sun spotted!

Mosquito Head Net – Comes in handy in the summer months!

PETZL Bindi 200 Headlamp Ultra Compact Rechargeable

PackTowl Personal Ultralight Towel for Backpacking

Sea to Summit Wilderness Bath Wipes

Nemo Fillo Elite Backpacking Pillow

Backcountry Avalanche Safety Guide. Hiking in winter can trigger avalanches.

America’s Best Day Hikes Book

The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Sign Book

If unsure what to get, opt for a GIFT CARD from our favorite outdoor adventure shops


Ruffwear Quencher Dog Bowl, Collapsible

Ruffwear Grip Trex Dog Booties 

Outward Hound DayPak 


Camelbak Mini Mule Kids Hydration Backpack. Boys and girls styles. Stuff with a first aid kit, a safety whistle, and a snack!

Merrell Trail Chaser Hiking Shoes. Unisex, several style options. Add hiking socks.

Wilderness Survival Guide for Kids Book

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