Seven Great Gift Ideas for Hikers This Holiday Season

Are you drawing a complete blank when it comes to gift ideas for the holidays? We know the feeling, so we put together this holiday gift guide for the adventurers in your life. Whether you’re shopping for a novice hiker or someone who just completed the White Mountain Direttissima, they’ll appreciate and benefit from these popular hiking gifts.

1. Chair Zero

Helinox’ Chair Zero design is light, easy to set up, comfortable, and packs down to the size of a water bottle. While a little on the expensive side, this camp chair is definitely a worthwhile splurge.

Buy it now! Helinox | Price ranges

2. Thermal Studio Headband

This thermal headband, which is a step up from the popular everyday Chillband, keeps you warm when you’re hiking in colder conditions. Give your friends and family a good reason to summit some peaks during the late fall and early spring months when the trails are less crowded. Available in two sleek colors.

Buy it now! Coolcore | $15.99

3. SingleNest Hammock

Eagle’s Nest Outfitters hammocks are all the rage for people who enjoy taking in everything nature has to offer. Their SingleNest hammock is super portable, comfortable, and practical. Whether you’re looking to get a full night’s sleep or just settle in and read a book, this hammock is the perfect place to literally hang out. Available as a DoubleNest, and comes in an array of colors.

Buy it now! ENO | $59.95

4. Travel Towel

Coolcore now offers a portable version of our handy cooling towel. It includes a reversible pouch and a carabiner for you to clip it into your pack. For those hotter hikes, just wet it, wring it, and snap it to lower the material’s temperature up to 30% lower than skin temperature! Available in three bold colors.

Buy it now! Coolcore | $16.99

5. Rambler 18 oz Bottle

Yeti’s drinkware selection is unbeatable if you’re looking to keep your hot drinks hot or your cold drinks cold. The science behind these miracle-workers comes down to a double-wall vacuum that insulates your drink. Comes in six different colors, and is a necessity for your nature outing.

Buy it now (for 25% off!) Yeti | $22.49

6. Interval Long Sleeve Tee

Coolcore’s ‘Interval’ long sleeve tee is ideal for being active in moderate climates. Early morning hike? Check. Multi-day trek? Check. The fabric keeps you cool while also keeping you covered. It’s available in both men’s and women’s fits, with an assortment of colors to choose from.

Buy it now! Coolcore | $19.99 – $45.00

7. Harmony House Backpacking Kit

If all else fails, no one dislikes having snacks on the trail. REI’s Harmony House Backpacking Kit supplies the hiker with 18 zip pouches of dehydrated vegetables and beans for a no-fuss, readily available meal on the trail. Concoct your own delicious meals with the mix-and-match choices!

Buy it now! REI | $49.95