For hiking gals who love the outdoors, below are endless gift ideas for the hiking adventures they will love!

ESSENTIAL!

Adventure Medical Kit – Ultralight and Watertight. A must-have on any hike or outdoor adventure.

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SOL Escape Lite Bivy – Emergency sleeping bag. Windproof, Water resistant, and breathable. In case of an emergency. For peace of mind. 

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GETTING STARTED

Osprey Backpacks – Built for day hiking in all conditions with a women-specific fit and organizational features. My favorite backpack!

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Women’s Nathan Trail Hydration Vest – I love Nathan packs for short hikes, walks, trail running, and traveling. Comfortable, easy fit.

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WHATS ON YOUR FEET MATTER

Smartwool Socks – My hiking and everyday socks. They keep me dry, comfortable, and blister-free. Popular hiking socks for good reasons!

KEEN Targhee II Mid hiking boots. I prefer the mid-cut height that supports my ankles. Comes in many styles to choose from. The best suggestion is to choose waterproof! I love these boots for rough terrain and long hikes.

Darn Tough Hiking Socks. Another favorite sock. Ultra comfortable. Cute styles. Prevents blisters and lasts for years.

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Altra Trail Shoes – The latest in trail running and a favorite among hikers. The most comfortable shoes I have ever worn for everyday and simple hikes.

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STABILITY & SAFETY

Hiker Hunger Trekking Poles – Lightweight and collapsible. I love mine for hiking and snowshoeing. 

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LifeStraw Personal Water Filter – Easily packs into your backpack and is easy to use. Be smart on the trail. Running out of water can be dangerous.

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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 gift ideas.

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!

WATER CROSSINGS

Teva Sandals – For creeks and river crossings. Teva Original sandals are lightweight & easy to carry. 

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Pack Towel – lightweight, easy to carry, GREAT STOCKING STUFFER!

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PROTECTION FROM THE ELEMENTS

Six Moon Design Trekking Umbrella – This umbrella is lightweight and attaches to my backpack. I never knew I needed it until I had one and now I never go without it. Love it. 

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Ultralight, breathable, lightweight rain ponchos keep you and your backpack dry. A poncho is my preference instead of a raincoat. 

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Sun Hat – Save your hair, scalp, and face from the elements!

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Outdoor Research Rain Jacket – is a popular rain jacket with my hiking friends.

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OUTER WEAR

Three products that I love for 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.

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

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

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BASELAYERS for Summer and Winter

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!

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ELECTROLYTES & ENERGY SNACKS

Skratch Labs Hydration Packets – Add to your water. One of our favorites

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Noun Tablets – Add to your water, One of our favorites

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Honey Stinger Organic Honey Waffle Energy Snack – We love them

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Cliff Bloks – Easy quick snack for great energy

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HIKING PANTS

Smartwool Merino Sport Fleece Wind Tights – Excellent colder weather hiking and snowshoeing pants. I live in mine all winter.

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Columbia Women’s Trail Stretch Athletic Pants – I enjoy Capri stretch leggings or pants for fair-weather hikes.

A skort is the perfect warm-weather hiking shorts. Super comfortable.

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Columbia Tamiami Pull-on Shorts – Shorts, any shorts in hot weather for hiking. Purchase ones that are breathable and dry quickly.

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STOCKING STUFFERS

Therm-a-Rest Ultralight inflatable seat cushion – Easy to pack and comes in handy for taking a break. 

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Black Diamond Headlamp – An item to consider for emergencies. 

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Coghlan’s Six Function Whistle. Shrill-sounding safety whistle with LED light, magnifier, compass, two-scale thermometer, and signal mirror.

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Kahtoola RENAgaiter Low Gaiters – Keeps rocks, sand, and trail debris out of your boots

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Buff Multifunctional Neckwear – CoolNet UV. 

“Women in the Wild”, Every women’s guide to hiking. A great read. 

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WINTER GEAR

Tubbs Women’s Wilderness Snowshoes – Owning a pair of snowshoes gets you outside year-round! I own these and love how easy they are to put on and hike in. 

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Yaktrak Diamond Grip Traction Cleats – For ice and packed snow. Simple to attach to your boots.

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SWANY  Norse Soft Warm insulated gloves. I have had my mittens for 12 years. The best for warmth!

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Outdoor Research Women’s Gaiters – Keeps the snow out of your boots and keeps your legs warmer.

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Hot Hands Warmers – They work! 10 hours of warmth. I never go without them.

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KEEN – Women’s Revel III Cold Weather Hiking Boot. Insulated warmth! Add Hot Hands Foot Warmers and never be cold!

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NO IDEA? How about a GIFT CARD?

ULTIMATE GIFTS for all HIKERS

Garmin inReach Mini 2 – I feel better taking this with me when we hike longer, high-altitude trails. Brings a sense of comfort.

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Garmin GPSMAP 67, This rugged handheld offers multi-band technology and expanded GNSS support for accuracy in steep terrain, urban canyons, and dense forests.

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GIFTS FOR COLORADO LOVERS!

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You’ll find the best selection and highest quality of durable soft goods out there.  I love this shop! 

Unique and fun gifts for outdoorsy kids, women & men. 

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