There’s nothing quite as satisfying as reaching the end of a long, arduous hike up a mountain and soaking in that hard-earned view.
Avid hikers savor every second on the trail, reveling in the peace, freedom, and perspective which they often carry into every aspect of their lives. If you’ve got a hiker in your life, we’re willing to bet they feel the same way. So, we’ve hand-selected these hiking gifts so that you can give your favorite trailblazer the boost they need on that next climb or backpacking trip—or create the mountain vibes they want to enjoy at home, too.
From the super practical (literally everyone needs a first aid kit) to the just plain fun (peep that bumper sticker), as far as gift guides go, there’s something here for every hiker and every occasion. So whether they’re just discovering their passion for the outdoors or have enough hiking gear, rain jackets, sleeping bags, and fire starters to last a lifetime, they’ll appreciate—and actually use—each and every one of these picks.
We personally rely on some of these items to feel safe, comfortable, and well-fueled on everything from quick trail runs to all-day hikes to post-hike hangs.
Whatever your budget, we’ve got just the thing for the nature-seeking soul you love. Scroll through these 48 gifts for hikers and, crossing that loved one off your to-do list, be prepared to want to climb a mountain yourself!
Tim's Naturals: Tim's Trauma Balm Tube
You never know when you might tweak something on the trail, making this plant-based CBD stick a must-pack for on-the-go recovery. The formula uses organic Fair Trade ingredients said to soothe sore muscles, joints, and bruises.