★★★★★ Gifts for Every Hiker starting under $20
Our highly curated guide to the best gifts for the hikers in your life – from under $20 to the big splurge. Whatever your budget, you’ll find really, really good hiking gifts here!
Hiking Gifts under $20
Small pleasures to hold a big place in your hiker’s heart.
1. Go Comb Beard (or Cholla) Stainless Steel Comb $13.99 to $15.99
Easily remove pesky Cholla spikes with this cool, wallet sized, stainless steel comb.
2. The Tentlab Deuce of Spades Trowel $19.95
When nature’s call can’t be ignored, this aerospace-grade aluminum spade makes digging a breeze.
3. Osprey Hydraulics Hose Magnet $7.95
This magnetic wonder fits onto any .25″ hydration hose to make drinking a literal snap!
4. Darn Tough Socks $14.69 – $18.75
Beside their mega-cuteness factor, these light wool socks stay cool in Summer and warm in Winter. Anti-stink technology and a lifetime guarantee are bonus!
5. Swiss Army Mountains Calling Knife $19.99
All the must have tool in a super cute package!
6. Four Peaks Kiltlifter Beer $9.99 six pack
At the end of a long hike, what could be more satisfying than a local brew named after one of Arizona’s best hiking peaks?
7. Fox 40 Sonik Blast Whistle $8.95
At a blaring 120 decibels, this little safety whistle can be heard for long distances.
8. John Muir Wilderness Essays $12.46 or Wild by Cheryl Strayed $9.49
Get inspired by the writings of the father of American exploration or the modern world’s queen of hiking self discovery.
9. Buff UV Half Headwear $14.03
This versatile moisture wicking wrap can be worn nine different ways to protects from UV, wind & weather.
10. Yahtzee National Parks $16.99
For mountain fun with friends either on or off the trail.
Hiking Gifts from $20 – $50
Unique hiking gifts for an easy to swallow price.
1. Earth Pak Dry Bag plus phone case $31.99
Heading to Fossil Creek or Aravaipa Canyon? This durable, easy-to-carry 30 liter bag will keep everything dry and protected.
2. Gold Mountain Necklace by Nikola Jewelry $24
A pretty little way to express love of the outdoors.
4. Sawyer Life Straw $20
This teeny, 0.2 oz wonder, slips easily into any pack. In a pinch, it removes over 99% of bacteria & parasites from water.
3. Osprey Hydraulics Cleaning System $24.00
Keep their hydration system in top shape with this easy-to-use cleaning & dryings set.
5. Turtle Fur Wool Beanie $32.00-59.95
This playful, acrylic lined, wool cap keep a warm head on cool hikes. Throw it into the backpack as the temperatures rise.
6. Sierra Club Membership and Mug $24
A membership to Sierra Club helps protect Americas public parks and lands from mining and other threats. The mug reminds us of our precious resource over coffee.
7. Vintage Grand Canyon Cufflinks $28
Just for fun! Commemorate AZ’s amazing Canyon with these retro treasures.
8. Arizona Highways 100 Best Photographs Book $32.90
A visual reminder of how utterly fantastic Arizona is, and a reminder to get out and enjoy.
9. Columbia Carl Beak Boony Hat $27
50 UPF sun protection, Omni Shield Rain Repellency and comfy ventilation all in one lightweight hiking hat.
10. SmartWool Liner Gloves $26.95
What makes this awesome: These stylin’ light wool gloves have silicon grippers on the fingers & palms for grasping boulderson hikes.
Hiking Gifts from $50 – $100
Spoil your hiker with these top-notch gifts that last
1. Annual Parks Passes / National Parks Pass $80, Arizona State Pass $75, Maricopa County Parks Pass $85
It is SO nice to breeze into the parks for a full year without any extra fees. A fantastic gift that keeps on giving!
2. Columbia Voodoo Falls Turbo Down Vest $89.95
Keep warm with high-tech insulation and a thermally reflective interior.
3. Leatherman Skeletool RX $89.85
Extra-tough construction of spring-action pliers, wire cutters and more make this the tool to have on hand.
4. Black Diamond Trail Trekking Poles $64.95
Super lightweight, easy-expansion poles with no-slip grips make these poles some of the best.
5. Osprey Skimmer Hydration Backpack $90.00
Light, expandable, almost too many pockets and a super easy-to use hydration system makes Osprey one of our favorites.
6. Suunto MC-2G Global Compass $64.02
If you’re gonna invest in a compass, go for quality! This one is compact, precise & accurate, with a luminous bezzle for night reading and reflector mirror.
7. ENO Sub 7 Hammock $69.95
At only 6.5 oz, this durable hammock is the lightest on market, yet supports up to 300 pounds! Throw it in the backpack to lounge at the end of a good hike.
Hiking Gifts over $100
Top of the line hiking gifts to splurge on!
1. Petzle Reactik+ Headlamp $109.95 and rechargeable battery $33.97
Doing the Lava Tube or hiking Piestewa Peak at night? You’ll get maximum brightness with this baby’s 300 Lumens. The reactive light sensor saves energy and it’s bluetooth enabled. Throw in a rechargable battery for a complete package.
2. Yeti Roadie 20 Qt. Cooler $249.99
Those Four Peaks beers will be super cold and waiting at the end of a long hike.
3. Spot Gen 3 GPS Locator $149.93
Stay connected when out of cell phone range, This mini-GPS include one button SOS, and allows tracking for friends & family.
4. Patagonia Nano Puff Jacket $149.99
This super-light, high tech jacket has thermally efficient insulation & a ripstop shell. The interior stuff-sack pocket makes it a breeze to ball up a throw in a pack.
5. Arc’teryx Beta FL Rain Jacket $190-$290
A fully rainproof, breathable, super lightweight and well fitting outdoor jacket.
6. Camelback Mule $109.00
Extra pockets, and a proven easy-access hydration system are must haves for longer hikes.
7. Oboz Bridger BDry Hiking Boots $165 or Keen Targhee Hiking Shoes $135
Of the many hiking boots we’ve tested, these two always come out on top. Their rugged construction and solid protection keep feet impervious to hiking trail’s jagged boulders, rocks and scree.
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