8 Best Father’s Day Gifts for an Outdoor Dad

With Father’s Day right around the corner, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best gifts we carry for the outdoorsy dad in your life. Whether he is into hiking, biking, climbing, or paddling, something on this list is certainly a nice addition to his ever-growing gear closet!

1308874_915_main.jpg1. CRKT Pazoda Knife

My dad always has a knife on him. It will be a very odd day when, despite the social setting, he isn’t the first to show he is prepared to help open packaging or slice up some summer sausage on the trail. This versatile knife is a perfect blend of function and style.

AMK SOL Hybrid 3 Survival Kit - NONE2. AMK SOL Hybrid 3 Survival Kit

More than just a first aid kit, this unit adds essential survival tools like a headlamp, compass, and firestarter. Our family keeps one in our car all winter long!

KELTY Deluxe Lounge Chair - SMOKE/PARADISE BLUE3. KELTY Deluxe Lounge Chair

Almost every dad has a comfy chair at home. Why not have one at camp, too? With more padding and durability than your average camp chair, along with the essential beverage holder, this model will make dad enjoy kicking his feet up after a fun day in the mountains.

BYER Barbados Hammock - SUNSET4. BYER Barbados Hammock

Summertime means lounging in hammocks. Perfect for one and cozy for two, the Barbados is ideal for sharing a relaxing afternoon.

STERIPEN Ultra UV Water Purifier - NONE5. STERIPEN Ultra UV Water Purifier

This ultralight water purification system is suitable for hiking and emergency preparedness. And, it’s also a cool gadget. What dad doesn’t like useful, innovative gadgets?

Tikka RXP Headlamp - BLACK6. Tikka RXP Headlamp

The brightest headlamp in its class, this light also boasts a dynamic ambient sensor that adjusts the output accordingly to your needs.

GOPRO HERO4 Black Action Camera - NONE7. GoPro Hero4 Black Action Camera

Our dads are already our heros, but this industry-leading camera captures life’s moments in cinema-quality video with the most advanced technology to date. With double the processing power and twice-as-fast video frame rates compared to the previous version, the Hero4 Black is pushing action cameras to a new level.

1318680_000_main.jpg8. SUUNTO Ambit3 Peak GPS Watch, Sapphire

The Cadillac of sport watches, the Suunto Ambit3 combines fitness-tracking capabilities with popular outdoor features, such as an altimeter, barometer, and compass, to give you a go-anywhere, do-anything GPS-powered timepiece. The Suunto Ambit3 is the perfect partner whether you are summiting a mountain, biking a century, or going for an open-water swim. It will certainly be a Father’s Day gift he will never forget.