15 Ultimate Gift Ideas for Hikers

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We all know an avid hiker and since you landed here, we’re guessing you do too. They’re that person that’s hiked three mountains whilst you’ve watched a series on Netflix (or is that just me?!).

Coming up with that perfect gift for the hiker in your life isn’t that easy, but luckily, we’re here to summit up for you. From novelty to practical, funny to thoughtful, it’s all here. You can browse the full list for inspiration or use the category drop down to filter the selection.

Personalised gift stainless steel water bottle

These stainless steel water bottles are perfect for keeping hydrated out on the trail and the double wall insulation will keep warm drinks warm and cold drinks cold. Plus it can be personalised with your recipients name for that extra touch.

From: $18
hike quote camping mug

This stainless steel mug is ideal for long hikes or overnight camping. Its insulated to allow you to enjoy a warm or cold drink and has the  red carabiner handle for easy attaching to the outside of the bag. We like this ‘hike more, worry less’ design but there are loads of options to choose from.

From: $17
UK National Park Prints

These beautiful national park prints from this Etsy store are a great way to pay tribute to your favourite national parks whilst still keeping a stylish look. Each print is made on heavyweight Archival Art paper with a matt finish. It’s not just UK national parks, there are over 160 prints to choose from featuring destinations from across the world in both a minimal or traditional design.

From: $14
Cascade-Mountain-Tech-Aluminum-Adjustable-Trekking-Poles-Lightweight-Quick-Lock-Walking-Or-Hiking-Stick-1-Set-2-Poles

If you’re buying for a newbie hiker then chance are that they don’t yet know how incredibly awesome trekking poles are for hikes, you can be the one to change that. There are tons of brands to choose from but we like these aluminium poles from Cascade which are ranked as best value for money by outdoor gear lab.

From: $36
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COVACURE-Camping-Hammock-with-Mosquito-Net-2-Person-Ultra-lightweight-Outdoor-Travel-Hammocks-for-Camping-Hiking-Backpacking-772-LBS-Capacity-Upgrade-Version

Camping hammocks are essential on longer hikes and if you get the correct one it can be a great alternative to a tent that’s lightweight to carry. This Covacure double camping hammock is considered the best in the business made from 210T Parachute Nylon with a ventilative nylon Mosquito Net and all the essentials for hanging it.

From: $34
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Garmin-eTrex-10-Outdoor-Handheld-GPS-Unit-BlackYellow

This is a gift for veteran hikers who make it to the more remote parts of the world. Once you get to super rural regions or covered areas such as forests, phone GPS systems using cell towers just won’t do the job so an expert GPS is required. This Garmin eTrex 10 is widely considered the best mid-range device on the market, built for the elements.

From: $125
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bespoke mountain map gift for hikers

This beautiful keepsake wall art is bespoke to you with vintage and modern map scans of locations that mean something to you. This is a super emotional gift that also looks great on the wall with the mountain style design that can be bought as a digital download to print and frame yourself or pre-framed (for US customers).

From: $32
Oakley-mens-0OO9188-OO9188-Flak-20-XL-Rectangular-Sunglasses

A pair of good sunglasses are essential for hikers, especially if they frequently go to high altitudes where the sun is stronger so this is a gift they’ll appreciate. We wouldn’t advise skimping on sunglasses, they need full UV protection, polarized optics and poly-carbonate lenses. Oakley are a go-to name in sports eye wear and these Flax 2.0 XL sunnies are perfect for the occasion.

From: $159
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YUEDGE-Womens-Walking-Socks-3-Pairs-Womens-Cushion-Crew-Socks-Outdoor-Recreation-Multi-Performance-Trekking-Climbing-Camping-Hiking-Walking-Socks

Ideal for trekking, walking, hiking, backpacking or any other outdoor activity, these walking socks area great little gift for any outdoorsy woman and especially hikers. Soft and comfortable, they prevent any blisters whilst keeping your feet nice and snug.

From: $16
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mountains are calling unisex t-shirt

A gift for the adventurous type, this casual unisex tee features as unique design on an ethically sourced cotton t-shirt, suitable for men or women. There are various fits available including slim, classic, v-neck and fitted. You could even opt for a matching pair like the cute couple in the image.

From: $20
Trail Journal

This gift is for hikers who enjoy tracking details of their journey and surroundings without the use of a phone. With this book, you can also sleep safe in the knowledge that this slim 32 page book is made of 100% recycled paper, and using eco-friendly vegetable-based ink.

From: $11
Pitch-and-Trek-Female-Urinal-Travel-Urination-Device-Pee-Funnel-for-Women-Discreet-Carry-Bag-Camping-Hiking-Outdoor-Activities-More

For the uninitiated, you might think this is a joke present, but no this urinator device for women (aka, a she-wee) is actually a very helpful device because when you gotta to, you gotta go. It’s leak free, re-usable and has a discreet carry case.

From: $15
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