Father's Day Gift Guide 2013 - Backpacker

Father's Day Gift Guide 2013

Skip the new wrench sets and the flower ties.
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[jacket]
First Ascent Accellerant

He'll find a reason to wear this jacket 12 months a year.

[the most useful book]
BACKPACKER’s Complete Guide to Outdoor Gear Maintenance and Repair

Empower him to fix any gear-
related problem, step-by-step manual.

[sunglasses]
Revo Guide Extreme

These shades will protect him on all his big adventures.

[tablet]
iPad Mini

Snuggle up with your partner in this cozy bag for two.

[tent]

First Ascent Katabatic

This bombproof four-season tent can handle any weather.

[mug]
Snow Peak Titanium Double Wall 450

He'll love this: the ultimate camp cup.

[shorts]
Stoic Thrive

Give him some great-looking and functional summer hiking shorts.

[camera]
Olympus Tough TG-1

This pocket-size point-and-shoot camera is adventure-ready and kid-proof.

[child carrier]

Deuter Kid Comfort 3

This sweet pack will let him spend time with his kid and train for his next peak.

[sleeping bag]
Western Mountaineering Adler 25

The perfect three-season bag also unzips to become a quilt.

[iPhone case]

LifeProof

An everything-proof case with minimum bulk.

[daypack]
Patagonia Black Hole

This super-tough, weather-shedding pack is a home run.

[boots]
Zamberlan 230 SH Crosser Plus GTX RR

This versatile boot is light enough for dayhiking, but supportive enough to carry week-long loads.

[rainshell]
Bergans Helium

This 12-ounce jacket will protect him from any weather.

[headlamp]
Black Diamond ReVolt

This light, bright headlamp runs on rechargeable batteries or regular alkalines for maximum versatility and convenience.

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