16 Great Gifts Any Hiker Will Love!
Don’t know what to give the hikers on your holiday gift list?
Here are some thoughtful and useful gift ideas for both casual and experienced hikers.
All items available at A16 stores and online!
Zip-O-Gage—Wonder what the temperature is? Well wonder no more!
This handy temperature gauge can be used as a zipper pull, key ring or as a
tchotchke on a backpack. Includes a handy wind chill chart on the back. $4.95
Nuun Electrolyte Replacement Tabs—For on-the go hydration, Nuun is designed to help
your muscles function, communicate and burn energy efficiently. Light, refreshing, no sugars. $6.50
Luci Outdoor Inflatable Solar Lights --These lightweight, collapsible, super-bright solar-powered
lanterns collapse down to just one inch and never need batteries. $14.99
52 Hikes Gift Making Kit—Includes descriptions and info about the best hikes in SoCal
plus everything you need to make a unique gift that can be used as a hiking bucket list,
resolution/inspiration to hike more, or motivation to get more fit. Just pluck a hike out
of the jar once a week, find the trail & GO! San Diego and
Los Angeles County versions available. $16.00 or free with an A16 water bottle purchase.
Afoot & Afield Hiking Guides--From stunning coastal walks to formidable backcountry
trails, these “must-have” hiking guides provide the lowdown and inspiration for getting
outdoors. San Diego and Los Angeles County versions available. SALE $17.21 reg. $22.95
10-essentials—Who wouldn’t love a gift basket filled with the basic essentials?:
Map/guidebook, GPS/ Compass, Sunglasses/Sunscreen, Emergency blanket,
Flashlight/headlamp, First-aid, Firestarter, Knife, Whistle, Snacks and Water. Price varies.
Darn Tough Socks -- These extremely comfortable, breathable and fast drying
“all-weather” sock keep your feet warm in the winter and cool in the
summer--and repel bacteria and odor. Guaranteed for life! $16.00 - $27.00
Buff Headwear-- From a cap to a balaclava to a hair tie, the Buff is simple,
yet infinitely adaptable and can be worn 12 different ways. No hiker should
ever be without one. (More colors available in stores.) $27.00
Ultrasil Daypack— This durable lightweight backpack is small enough to fit in a
pocket or handbag, yet capable of carrying a heavy load. $32.95
Acorn Pack n Go Slippers—Put a pair of these babies in the glove box for the ride home.
Wickable and breathable fleece linings. Fold, pack, love! $35.00
Icebreaker Mogul Beanie--Made with fine merino wool, this hat packs small,
is warm, breathable and odor-resistant. $39.95
TNF Pamir Wind Stopper E-Tip Glove--Lightweight fleece blocks the wind and allows you to operate
a phone or MP3 player outdoors. Five-finger touchscreen compatibility and gripper at palm keep
you connected to the digital world. $55.00
IB Tech Lite Crew--A great year-round base layer that is cooling in hot conditions
and insulating when temperatures drop. $75.00 - $85.00
Tilley Hat—In addition to sun and glare protection, this hat floats, repels rain, has an
anti-sweat headband, a comfortable chin strap and sports a hidden pocket. Lifetime guarantee! $84.00
Goal Zero Switch 10 phone Recharging Kit—Charge AAs from the sun or any USB port,
then power your phone, MP3, GPS, or perk up your tablet in a pinch. Portable and rugged. $119.95
TNF Thermoball Vest— Ultralight, highly compressible synthetic insulation provides
an ideal mid- or outer-layer for lightweight warmth in cold, wet conditions. $180.00