Are you looking for a perfect gift for a hiker/ camper?
Congratulations! You do have guts and all of our respect!
It’s probably going to be one of the hardest gifts you’ll ever have to buy. Why?
Well, first of all, if we are talking about “avid” hikers they most likely already have everything they can possibly need.
Secondly, they are a kind of people who have a very specific taste and are super picky about their gear.
But don’t give up! Basically, you have several options which won’t disappoint your hiker.
Firstly, if you are determined to buy something useful, go small. Get something of a small size so that it could even fit in an over-packed bag.
Another option is to appeal to their emotions because hikers are people too, you know, and also have feelings! You can go for something funny or sentimental.
Here is a list of ideas that we think will help you get a perfect gift for your hungry (in all its meanings) nature lover!
Although it was not even on the list at first (because we considered this gift to be too obvious), we still decided to add it as an extra – just in case you are not familiar with these little bits of perfection known as Swiss Army Knife. This Victorinox knife is a must-have for literally everyone. having a razor sharp and durable blade, it also incudes “a couple of other things”:
screwdriver 5 mm, lockable
screwdriver 3 mm
Phillips screwdriver 0/1, long
Check out the video by nerv5th below to have a better idea!
We all love eating! Hikers especially love food because it gives them energy to conquer another peak. Sea to Summit collapsible nesting kitchenware sets will definitely make a great gift because they are functional and take up so little space! Feed your hungry hikers here!
Since we’ve started talking about food, you most likely don’t want your nature lover to become one. Show them you care and get a bear bell! It’s not just bears who will hear the bell and won’t come close, but other people will also know your hiker is okay as long as they keep jingling!
We wish they had invented it earlier! All these 14 tools in one quite compact device! It’s great for hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, and, let’s be honest, wouldn’t you want to have one of those and use it around the house?
Do you know one of the reasons why some people like camping and others don’t? The first ones don’t like getting wet and the others know how to deal with it! However, a regular towel takes up so much space and dries so slowly! Whoever invented Nano towels is a genius! They are extra absorbent and fast drying. They can just clip it to their backpack and keep moving and the towel will be dry in minutes.
Speaking of clipping… There is no such thing as too many carabiners for a hiker! They can literally clip anything to anything else with a carabiner. Check out this set!
Oh, yes! Hiking is all about carabiners and… ropes! This little bracelet is a real work of art. Check out how many useful things are hidden inside a simple bracelet: a whistle, a knife, a compass, a fire starter, fishing supplies and so much more!
A portable solar charger is a must-have in all hiking and camping trips. It’s another great invention which has made people’s life so much easier! There will be no more my-phone-was-dead excuses!
However, there still will be an I-was-out-of-service excuse. Wait…no, there won’t! Stay in touch with your loved ones no matter what mountain they are climbing! This little device will surely give you some peace of mind and you’ll always know your hiker is safe and sound!
What an awesome upgrade to a usual flashlight! This extremely durable solar LED light is collapsible and lightweight! Nothing else to say here… See for yourself!
Do you believe in magic? This personal water filter does look like magic to us! It’s so easy to run out of water on a long camping trip, but guess what? It’s not going to happen again! You can be sure that your nature lover will never be thirsty anymore with their very own, personal water filter.
Are you worried your explorer might get cold? There is no way you can go wrong with merino wool socks. They are something a hiker will always need. And it will be such a considerate gift that will show how much you care! Check out this brand!
One of the reasons why people like hiking so much is because of all the breathtaking masterpieces nature has to offer. You must agree that it’s not always comfortable to carry a professional camera when you hike through some difficult trails? First of all, it’s heavy, and, secondly, it takes up so much space with all its lenses…and what about charging its battery? Here is a solution – check out this phone lens pack!
Now it’s time for our emotional/sentimental gift ideas. One of the easiest things you can do is to choose one of the pictures your explorer took during their numerous trips and frame it. This photo frame seems to be great!
Everyone loves wooden signs! No matter how fancy and great someone’s interior design is there is always a place for a wooden sign. Look at this one!
Another thing you can’t go wrong with is a t-shirt! Here you are only limited only by your own imagination…well, and, of course, your budget. Whichever shirt you choose make sure it appeals to your hiker’s feelings! It can be funny, sentimental, motivational or even educational! We think this t-shirt will make a great gift for a hiker.
In conclusion, we would like to say that it might seem difficult to get something for an “avid” hiker. However, as you can see, it is not impossible. Just find something you like or would like to have for yourself, and your nature lover will definitely appreciate it. Think about it this way, you two probably have more in common than you think because something does keep you connected…so trust your instincts! And hopefully, our recommendations have also been useful to you!