Gifts for hiking enthusiasts they will love. For a beginner hiker or avid hiker, there is something for everyone. I own and use all items listed, so I feel very comfortable recommending them for your hiking gift ideas.

ESSENTIAL

WATER PURIFICATION

HIKING SOCKS

GAITERS

Merino Wool is the best for what lies next to your skin. It breathes, wicks away sweat, dries quickly, and resists odors. Perfect for hiking and all year-round outdoor adventures!

BUY > REI

BUY > BACKCOUNTRY

BUY > MINUS 33

EXTRAS I LOVE

Goodr Sunglasses – Right price, enormous styles and colors available for women & men, durable. A hiker’s favorite.

BUY > Amazon

SAFETY

CNOC Outdoors – Located in Portland, Oregon, is a small business making a significant impact in the hiking community. Click the Ad for excellent hiking gear.

A unique gift idea! An REI membership card. For only $30 receive a lifetime membership. Click the Ad and find all the reasons to join REI. I have found it worth having!

WINTER 

OUTERWEAR

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Three products that I love for women’s outerwear that have lasted me for years are: 

1. Patagonia Vest – I take it hiking with me in Colorado in all seasons! It packs easily, and in spring/fall, it’s perfect. In winter, I wear it under my Nano Puff Jacket.

BUY > REI I BACKCOUNTRY

2. Patagonia Nano Puff Jacket – A most prized possession. Love this jacket for hiking and everyday use.

BUY > REI I BACKCOUNTRY

3. Patagonia Nano Puff Insulated Hoody – Warm, Packable.

BUY > REI

SAFELY EXTRAS

BACKPACKS

Osprey Backpacks – Backpacks for Men and Women, my personal favorite for day hikes.

Buy > Amazon I REI

Nathan Hydration Backpacks – Men & Women styles, fits great. I use it for walks and short trails.

BUY > Amazon I REI

NO IDEA? How about a GIFT CARD

OUTDOOR LOVERS

Nocs Provisions Zoom Tube Monocular Telescope – Lightweight, small, and can replace binoculars.

BUY > Amazon I REI

OUTDOOR SHOPS to EXPLORE

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