Gift ideas for practical gifts for hikers with pleasure
Presents are not only needed at Christmas time. The best souvenirs are always those that can be used for specific purposes. That is why we are collecting suggestions for practical gifts for hikers and mountaineers who like to enjoy on the go. Anyone who likes to be out in nature will be happy about these gift ideas for hikers. They show that you have thought about what he needs for his hobby.
Gifts for hikers that everyone needs
a daypack is enough.
Every hiker needs a daypack. A warm jacket, rain gear, a seat cushion and hiking maps should definitely fit in. In addition, a snack, a lunch box and something to drink in every hiking backpack. Our pick: the Alp Mate 30 daypack. You can do this backpack Order here.*
A Selection of hiking backpacks for day trips and longer hikes can be found here.
Steinwood Premium Carbon hiking poles
Every outdoor fan who likes to be sporty is happy about telescopic hiking sticks. These are extra light. The material they are made of absorbs shocks well. They can be adjusted precisely to the body size. The handles are ergonomic. They also adapt to the conditions in summer and winter. You can use the Steinwood telescopic hiking sticks Order here.*
Merino hiking socks for women, men and children
Hiking socks are practical gifts for hikers and mountaineers. These are suitable for both summer and winter hikes. The merino wool ensures that your feet are warm in winter. In summer it keeps your feet sweat-free. The socks make a good gift for every family member. You can do the socks Order here*.
A Selection of hiking socks can be found here.
All of us have probably experienced how quickly the weather can change on a hike. It is therefore important to have a jacket with you that you can quickly put on when it is raining, windy or cold. You can wear the women's transitional jacket Order here*.
A Selection of rain jackets can be found here.
Waterproof solar charger
Many hikers use apps on their hikes to find their routes. Therefore, an independent power source for hiking is important. But not just for that. If the cell phone battery fails while on the move, an emergency call is not possible. Therefore a solar power bank belongs in the equipment of every hiker. You can use a waterproof solar charger Order here*.
Mini LED flashlight
Anyone who has ever hiked knows this for sure. Sometimes you underestimate the duration of a hike. Be it that the view tempts you to stay longer at a vantage point than you had planned. Or the snack and the break last longer than expected. It can happen that it gets dark before you reach your destination. A flashlight is therefore always a good thing in your luggage. You can use a mini LED flashlight Order here*.
On hikes you will always see something in the distance that you would like to take a closer look at. It doesn't matter whether it's a bird, a deer or a mountain hut. There is always something to discover. That's why we like to have binoculars with us on hikes. It is also a nice gift for hikers. You can use binoculars Order here*.
Gifts for hikers and their snack on the go
A picnic blanket - practical gifts for hikers
Leisurely walks a picnic in nature is part of it. There are not always benches or tables on which you can unpack your snack. A compact picnic blanket like this one is suitable for this. It is also waterproof. Therefore, it can also serve well as rain protection. You can use the picnic blanket Order here*. Alternatively, you can also use a Seat cushion * take with you, which protects against cold, moisture and dirt.
Additional picnic Accessories can be found here.
Hip flask with engraving - a gift for mountain lovers
A hip flask is definitely useful for a quick sip. It doesn't take up much space and can also be tucked into a jacket or trouser pocket. If it is then engraved with the name of the outdoor fan, it is a gift that every hiker will be happy to receive. You simply give the name of the recipient when ordering. You can use the engraved hip flask Order here*.
A board with a knife
Practical gifts for hikers are utensils for a snack. One that is us for a picnic like this wooden snack board. That doesn't take up much space in the backpack. With this board, you always have a knife for cutting vegetables or fruit with you. You can use it to cut fresh tomatoes or apples on a hike. You can have the snack board Order here*.
An Allgäu lunch box - practical gifts for hikers
For day hikes you usually take open sandwiches, or snacks with you. These can be conveniently transported in a stainless steel box like this one. It is made of stainless steel, which is easy to clean. It is closed with a wooden lid. This can also serve as a cutting board on the go. The can is closed with a silicone strap. Anyone who values sustainability will be happy about a lunch box like this one. You can Order here.
An enamel mug - gift for hikers
This mug is not only suitable for the design for hikers. It is light and unbreakable. You can simply rinse them by hand when you are out and about. She doesn't like dishwashers. But you don't have them with you when hiking anyway. I also like that it's not quite perfect. That gives her more charm. You can Order here*.
Light sports bottle - practical gifts for hikers
When hiking, it is important to bring enough drinks with you. These are best placed in containers that can withstand puffs and knocks. This Tritan sports bottle, for example, is very suitable for this. It weighs only 135 grams and therefore hardly puts any weight in the backpack. You can Order here*.
Portable espresso machine
Espresso lovers will love this espresso maker. Compact and portable, it is a perfect gift for RV enthusiasts. But hikers and road trippers will also like this espresso maker. You can use it to quickly prepare an espresso on the go. The machine doesn't take up much space, which is important in the RV or when hiking. You can prepare your own espresso anytime and anywhere: when camping, hiking, in the car or in the office. You can use the portable espresso machine Order here*.
Wood stove portable - gifts for outdoor fans
If you want to have a warm lunch or a steak on the go, a wood-burning stove that you simply take with you in your backpack is practical. Quickly set up, you can even use it to prepare your sausages on the go. You can use a wood stove Order here*. You can count on that in one Dutch Oven . You can also find Dutch oven accessories can be found here.
A selection of portable grills for outdoor cooking can be found here.
Water filters - gifts for hiking
On hikes, it is not uncommon to run out of drinks on the way. However, drinking unfiltered water from a stream is not a good idea. Therefore, the water filter is very helpful in such situations. You simply draw water from a stream or a lake and drink it through the straw with a water filter. This removes 99,9% of waterborne bacteria. You can use a water filter for hiking Order here*.
Gifts for hikers who like to travel longer
Hut sleeping bag - gifts for mountain lovers
Does a hiker like to go on longer tours and like to spend the night in mountain huts? Then he is guaranteed to be happy about a hut sleeping bag. With this he can quickly and easily set up a bed in which he feels comfortable. You can use a hut sleeping bag Order here*.
Outdoor Camping Washing Machine - Gifts for trekking lovers
On longer tours, some routes also lead through wilderness and uninhabited nature. So it's good to reduce the amount of luggage you carry on your back. With this outdoor camping washing machine you can easily wash your laundry without electricity on the go. You can use an outdoor camping washing machine Order here*.
First aid kit - hiking gift ideas
It is easy to get injured while hiking. On hiking trails in the mountains or in the forest, it is easy to turn around. If you stumble and hit your knee, it's good to have a first aid kit with you. Gifts for hikers and mountaineers can also be helpful. You can use the first aid kit for hiking Order here*.
Outdoor survival gear - gifts for mountaineers
If the hike is more adventurous, a survival kit is helpful. Inside is everything you need for a tour into the wilderness. There is even provision for spending the night outdoors. "Hardcore hikers" who like to be outdoors for longer periods of time are particularly happy about this. You can Order here*.
Headlamp - Climber Gifts
If you like to spend a night in a tent or in a mountain hut while hiking, a headlamp is useful. This means that the hiker is independent of daylight and can prepare his dinner in the dark. You can use the headlamp Order here*.
Outdoor camping cutlery - gifts for hikers
A picnic or a meal in nature is a must for longer hikes. Then it is helpful to have camping cutlery with you on your tour. You can use it to add variety to your snack on the go. You can Order here*.
Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS + Cellular) - gift for hikers
With the Apple Watch you can make calls, send text messages and use directions. At the same time, you can use it to control your health. When hiking, check the oxygen in your blood and your heart rhythm. Control your sporting activities. You can even test swimming with it. Track your everyday activities and check them in the fitness app on the iPhone. The Apple Watch needs a iPhone 6s or newer * with iOS 14 or newer. The Apple Watch is an extraordinary gift for hikers. You can use the Apple Watch Order here *.
Bluetooth sports headphones IP7 waterproof wireless - gift for hiking enthusiasts for entertainment on the go
If you are planning a longer hike or even trekking, then you will be happy if you can listen to your music on the way. So you can listen to your favorite music all day long. You can use Bluetooth 5.1 headphones Order here *.
Compass - one of the gifts for hikers and mountaineers
Since you can get lost when hiking in unknown terrain, it is good to have a compass with you for orientation. So you can find us back even in impassable regions. You can use a compass Order here *.
Gifts for hikers planning their tours
Long-distance hiking trail along the Romantic Road
The Romantic Road is not only Germany's most famous holiday route. The 505 km long-distance hiking trail from Würzburg to Füssen runs parallel to this. On the way you will pass through famous places such as Dinkelsbühl, Rothenburg od Tauber, the Fugger city of Augsburg and Neuschwanstein Castle. The paths lead through vineyards, forests and meadow orchards and promise pure hiking pleasure. In this hiking guide you will find the stages described in detail as well as GPS tracks and an online offer with live updates. You can do the book Order here*.
Green Adventures in Germany
You are looking for ideas where you can find your great outdoor experiences in Germany. Then this book from Polyglott Verlag is just right for you. In it you will find wonderful tips from outdoor, adventure, hiking and cycling bloggers. You have been on foot or by bike, have explored rivers and lakes by canoe or kayak or have ventured out into ice and snow. Even unusual things await you. One thing is certain: with this book you won't run out of ideas for micro-adventures in nature. You can do the book Order here*.
The Swabian Alb for those who don't like hiking
This book by Antje Gerstenecker is a hiking guide exactly to our taste. In it she presents 30 tours for connoisseurs. It is particularly important to her that the hikes are short and eventful. On the way there is a playground or a barbecue for many. You can take your time on these tours. Sweaty exhausting is not the order of the day here. Rather, it's about enjoying the view, hiking in cool valleys or exploring ruins and caves. The tour with the highest difference in altitude is the hike to the Urach waterfall with an altitude of 280 meters. Most of the tours range between 30 and 110 meters in altitude that have to be overcome. Those who like to hike in the region between Stuttgart, Tuttlingen and Ulm are guaranteed to find a tour for connoisseurs here. You can do the book Order here*.
A big Selection of hiking guides * you can also order from Amazon.
Equipment should always be made of high quality material
Good preparation and the appropriate equipment are essential for hiking, climbing and outdoor vacations. With durable and reliable products, the tour is a sure thing. In addition to appropriate clothing and sturdy shoes, every backpack should have a first aid kit. Not to forget the catering: With thermos mugs and jugs, with cold or warm drinks, camping crockery and cutlery with the internationally protected quality seal “stainless steel” nothing stands in the way of a relaxed snack on the way. A multi-tool with tools made of stainless steel also does a good job. With a bottle opener, file, knife, screwdriver and the like, you are prepared for any eventuality. A flashlight made of stainless steel housing and a Altimeter * for orientation should not be missing on climbing tours.
Safety first on the rock
When it comes to the rocks, appropriate clothing are one as well Helmet to protect against falling rocks * a must. Also take care of the mountain Quickdraws *, Carabiner * and Bolt lugs * Made of high quality, stainless steel for a secure connection. Stainless steel clamping wedges * also have the advantage that they do not leave any traces on rock faces and are therefore more environmentally friendly. Guarantee in alpine conditions Ice screw * and Ice pick* Made of break-proof and corrosion-resistant stainless steel the necessary hold. Crampon*, Chain links or spikes made of stainless steel on the shoe protect climbers from unintentional slipping. Even in very cold weather, products that are allowed to bear the internationally protected trademark “stainless steel” and that are used in the prescribed manner can be reliably resilient. This label stands for professional material selection and proper processing.
There are many practical gifts for hikers. With the selections we have made here, a hiker is definitely well equipped. Anyone who enjoys being outdoors, hiking or going on bike tours will be happy about these gifts. Not just at Christmas time.
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