The 10 Best Gifts for Beginner Backpackers

Help someone you love get started backpacking with these great gifts for newbies.

You can't box up the trail and put it under your tree. But if you have a beginner backpacker in your life, you can do the next best thing: Get them the basic yet high-quality gear they need to go on their first hike. From a perfect puffy to a tent that will last them for years to come, these are the 10 gifts we recommend.