Father's Day Gift Guide

Treat dad with something new to play outside with this summer.
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Father's Day is the perfect time to get dad something that appeals to who he thinks he is. While it might not be the best time to get him skis (as next season's gear isn't available until September), you can also get him last season's best gear. If you want to get him something for off the snow, scroll on.

For the Outdoorsy Dad

Clockwise: OtterBox Elevation 20 Tumbler (French Press Lid not shown); Patagonia "Some Stories" book; Coast FL85R Headlamp; Lifeproof Power Pack 20.

Clockwise: OtterBox Elevation 20 Tumbler (French Press Lid not shown); Patagonia "Some Stories" book; Coast FL85R Headlamp; Lifeproof Power Pack 20.

OtterBox Elevation 20 Tumbler with French Press Lid

A cup of coffee is an essential start to the day for many Dads, wherever they might be, and this stainless steel tumbler works for daily commutes or excursions into the wilderness. With the French press lid, making Joe is easy—screw the top into the tumbler and get to pressing. Internal copper linings and a multi-year warranty mean that this cup is one for the long haul. [$58; otterbox.com]

Patagonia Some Stories Book

Patagonia founder and lifelong adventurer Yvon Chouinard poured 80 years of wisdom into this book’s 464 pages, centered around the idea that one’s work and play should not have a clear contrast. Through stories, poems, letters, and more, Chouinard reflects on life with a unique combination of deep thinking and humor that makes this book a great read for adventurous Dads of all backgrounds. [$45; patagonia.com]

Coast FL85R Headlamp

Coast’s flagship rechargeable headlamp is equipped with a quiver of features and specifications. The FL85R has room for standard one-off batteries, as well as a USB charging port. With up to eight and a half hours of runtime and a max output of 700 lumens, this lamp packs enough power for any outing. Water resistance and a nearly unbreakable LED ensure that the FL85R won’t fail on you when you need it most. [$80; coastportland.com]

Lifeproof Power Pack 20

The Power Pack 20 was made with outdoorsmen in mind. It’s a heavy-duty charger capable of refueling phones, tablets, and even laptops. It’s also equipped with a flashlight and able to withstand submersion in six-and-a-half feet of water for up to an hour, or four feet of vertical drop. [$100; lifeproof.com]

For the Sporty Dad

Salomon Sonic RA Pro 2 running shoes; JayBird Tora Pro wireless Headphones; GU Hoppy Trails.

Salomon Sonic RA Pro 2 running shoes; JayBird Tora Pro wireless Headphones; GU Hoppy Trails.

Salomon Sonic RA Pro 2 Running Shoes 

For the guy looking to up his running game, these running shoes provide a highly responsive, dynamic ride with just enough cushion for hard surfaces. A specially designed Geometric Decoupling outsole works with his foot to create an effortless and efficient heel to toe transition. [$130, salomon.com]

JayBird Tarah Pro

Inspired by the demands of out-there adventures and designed for the out-there adventurers, these headphones are extremely durable, weatherproof and have industry-leading battery life. All this on top of a custom sound experience means these headphones are the real deal. [$160, jaybirdsport.com]

GU Hoppy Trails

Created for daily training and competition, GU’s energy gel will keep him going no matter what the adventure. Hoppy Trails naturally flavored gel packs energy-dense calories into a portable packet for on-the-go energy. Chock-full of carbs, sodium, and amino acids, not to mention delicious flavors, this small packet will keep him feeling good longer and help him recover faster. [$36, guenergy.com]

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For Fathers that Hike

Clockwise: Ortovox Merino Fleece Jacket; Hoka One One Arkali Shoe; Costa Rinconcito Sunglasses.

Clockwise: Ortovox Merino Fleece Jacket; Hoka One One Arkali Shoe; Costa Rinconcito Sunglasses.

Ortovox Merino Fleece Jacket 

With a polyester outer layer and merino wool interior, this jacket finds a balance between performance and warmth. It’s thin enough to fit comfortably under any shell, and has enough pocket space for a phone, wallet, and chairlift snacks. Plus, thumb loops. Who doesn’t love thumb loops? [$180; ortovox.com]

Hoka One One Arkali Shoe

The Arkali is a new arrival from Hoka, and it doesn’t disappoint. This shoe combines elements of a running sneaker, climbing shoe, and hiking boot. It is lightweight yet sturdy, breathable yet rugged. The signature PROFLY midsole will keep you bouncing up the trail, while adjustable heel and ankle straps provide support on even the roughest of climbs. [$200; hokaoneone.com]

Costa Rinconcito Sunglasses

One of Costa’s most popular frames, the Rinconcito is named for Southern California’s legendary point break. The West Coast influence is clear in the design—a straight bridge and large, colorful lenses make the Rinconcito great for a day at the beach or a fishing trip offshore. [$179–$259; costadelmar.com]

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For Fathers that Bike

Clockwise: Camelback M.U.L.E. 100 OZ Hydration Pack; Giro Chamber II Bike Shoe; Velocio Men’s Signature Bib Short; Thule Pack ‘n Pedal Basket.

Clockwise: Camelback M.U.L.E. 100 OZ Hydration Pack; Giro Chamber II Bike Shoe; Velocio Men’s Signature Bib Short; Thule Pack ‘n Pedal Basket.

Camelback M.U.L.E. 100 OZ Hydration Pack

First launched in 1996, the M.U.L.E. is one of Camelback’s longest running and most popular products. The lightweight backpack can hold up to three liters of water, as well as rain shells, snacks, or anything else one might need on the mountain. The stability belt and breathable back panel make the M.U.L.E. comfy enough for rides of any distance or difficulty. [$110; camelbak.com]

Giro Chamber II Bike Shoe

A durable, water resistant shoe, the Chamber II is perfect for all-terrain biking. Giro increased the cleat setback to 10 millimeters for the Chamber II, which allows the rider to position the pedal farther back under the arch of the foot, thus reducing fatigue and making for better positioning on technical terrain. [$150; giro.com]

Velocio Men’s Signature Bib Short

The Signature is Velocio’s most versatile bib short. Equipped for rides of any distance and nearly any temperature, the seamless microfiber construction provides all-day comfort that is essential for cyclists who really want to get after it. [$229; velocio.cc]

Thule Pack ‘n Pedal Basket

This lightweight basket attaches easily to the front or back of his bike and provides tons of added storage space. It’ll fit on virtually any bike and safely accommodate large and small items. [$100, thule.com]

For the Dad who loves Western Style

Clockwise: Dakota Grizzly Conrad Shirt; WhistlePig PiggyBack 6 year rye whiskey; Opinel Engraved No. 8 Pocket Knife.

Clockwise: Dakota Grizzly Conrad Shirt; WhistlePig PiggyBack 6 year rye whiskey; Opinel Engraved No. 8 Pocket Knife.

Dakota Grizzly Conrad Shirt

With its comfortable cotton fabric and microsuede placket edge, the Conrad shirt transitions easily from work to play. Dakota Grizzly’s classic yet modern color combinations make this shirt easy to style for any occasion. [$58, dakotagrizzly.com]

WhistlePig Piggback 6-Year Rye

What better way to thank Dad for years of piggybacks than with his very own Piggyback Rye whiskey. WhistlePig Master Distiller Dave Pickerell called this six-year aged, full-spice flavored rye whiskey “the PiggyBack ride you all deserve” and he is absolutely right. [$50, caskers.com]

Opinel Engraved No. 8 Pocket Knife

From gardening to fishing, camping to cooking, there’s always a use for the Opinel No. 8 Pocket Knife. The carbon steel blade is extremely strong, easy to sharpen, and seemingly impervious to wear and tear. Engrave a message into the beechwood handle to give this gift the perfect personal touch. [$17, opinel-usa.com]

For Dads who Need a Style Upgrade

Clockwise: Legend Headwear Mountains Trucker; Fischer + Baker Everyday Cashmere Longsleeve Crew; Dragon Monarch XL; Hammerstone Hammer Pack

Clockwise: Legend Headwear Mountains Trucker; Fischer + Baker Everyday Cashmere Longsleeve Crew; Dragon Monarch XL; Hammerstone Hammer Pack

Legend Headwear Mountains Trucker

Who doesn’t love the feeling of throwing on a perfect-fitting baseball hat? Available in black or khaki, the Mountains Trucker hat is made super-sturdy ripstop fabric, and boasts a foam front and a leather strap with a metal buckle. [$32, legendheadwear.com]

Fisher + Baker Everyday Cashmere Longsleeve Crew

Give him the gift of comfort and style with this super soft long sleeve crew shirt. Slimming curved sides and friction-reducing shoulder panels help this work beautifully as a stand-alone shirt or as a layer under his favorite jacket. [$128, fisherandbaker.com]

Dragon Monarch XL

The Monarch XL sunglasses have a slightly rounded design and keyhole bridge, ideal for those seeking an oversized look and feel. Designed with the Dragon logo stamped into sculpted beveled temples, metallic double-tail emblems on the frame front, and 100 percent UV protection, these glasses are available in regular, ion, and polarized lens options. [$159, dragonalliance.com]

Hammerstone Hammer Pack

Don’t overlook the everyday essentials. The Hammer Pack includes active, long-lasting deodorant and two organic no-roll lip balms. Hammerstone’s formulas are crafted with the active guy in mind, and replace harsh chemicals with safe plant-derived and mineral enriched ingredients. [$19, hammerstonegoods.com]

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