31 Tough Hiking Gifts for Adventurous Men

Updated on September 21, 2023 by Chris Bajda

If you have a special man in your life who's passionate about hitting the trails and embarking on epic adventures, you'll want to make sure he's equipped with the best gear and gadgets.

We've scoured the outdoor world to curate a list of the ultimate hiking gifts for men.

Whether he's a seasoned backpacker or just starting to embrace the call of the wild, our list has something to suit every hiker's needs. From personalized hiking gifts to tactical gifts that will help him survive and situation, get ready to discover the perfect presents that will elevate his hiking game and ensure he's well-prepared for his next expedition.

31. Men's Utility Bracelet 

Let him wear this Men's Utility Bracelet. This handsome multi-tool bracelet comes with a multi-functional knife with a flat head screwdriver on its tip. He can easily open packages, slice an apple, fix a bike on the fly, and do a little bit of everything. Made of precision-crafted, rust-resistant stainless steel, this gift is sure to last for many years. 

30. Portable Solar Charging Panel 

No need to worry about dying batteries. Give him this Portable Solar Charging Panel that is lightweight and super slim. It's highly efficient, durable, and scratch-resistant. The onboard microprocessor monitors the sun's power and optimizes converters. The kickstand helps you keep it in that position on any terrain, and corner latches attach to a backpack so you can charge as you hike.

29. Solar Powered Flashlight

This Solar Powered Flashlight comes with a built-In rechargeable battery that conveniently generates power for more than 10 minutes’ lighting by 1 minute’s crank (basing one speed of two round per second). The Solar panel as a back-up powering method absorbs all kinds of light, such as strong and medium sunlight, lamp-light, and more. The ergonomic and rugged design is comfortable and secure to grip in hand. It's perfect for daily, emergency, and outdoor lighting.

    28. First Aid Kit with Labelled Compartments

    It's durable, strong, and designed to last. This First Aid Kit with Labelled Compartments is made from 600D Polyester and is ready for extreme adventures. The zipper is certified for 1000 zips. It's compact, light and portable. The bag is water-resistant and all inner items are protected from water damage in durable laminate pouches. It's the perfect gift for his active lifestyle. 

      27. Rechargeable Hand Warmers

      This Rechargeable Hand Warmer has a pocket-size, easy to carry, can warm your hands, and charge your phone when you go out in cold winter. The reusable hand warmer has a built-in 5200mAh lithium-ion battery and can continuously warm your hands for 4-8 hours plus charge your phone 1-2 times. It's one gift that is elegantly designed for hiking. 

        Give him an impressive and unique gift. This Camping Compass comes with Thoreau's quote "GO CONFIDENTLY IN THE DIRECTION OF YOUR DREAMS LIVE THE LIFE YOU HAVE IMAGINED". A free brass keyring is sent along as a gift. It's a beautiful, detailed copper compass he can treasure for a long time. 

          25. Outdoor Adventure Bandana  

          Shield him from the sun and insects too with this Outdoor Adventure Bandana. These four bring advanced skills to the (folding) table. The "Forager" is a pocket guide to edible plants that can be turned into delicious dishes. The bright orange "Survival" has emergency info about shelter, water, fire, and food printed in reflective ink that's highly visible after dark. Need to communicate with the outside world? No smoke signals necessary; the "Cipher" has Morse Code, American Sign Language, and instructions for using a signal mirror printed right on it. When it rains, play checkers, tic-tac-toe, marbles, or dots and boxes in the tent using the "Cabin Fever" as a game board. 

          24. US Mountain Hiking Coasters 

          Let him set his brew down on the same peak he climbed. These US Mountain Hiking Coasters are inspired by some of the most popular ranges in the United States. Shaped and topographically marked like each mountain in every set of four, it will help him keep memories fresh and goals in sight. Ranges include California, Colorado, Northwest, and Yosemite. 

          23. Bug Out Pack

          Embroidered Brown Groomsmen Back Pack

          This Bug Out Pack prepares him for anything! This bag is lightweight and roomy enough to store essentials for survival for up to 72 hours.  Perfect to survive any disaster, even with the wildest adventure he gets in to. 

          22. Flasher Slasher Combo 


          He loves outdoor activities. Equip him with this cool blade combo for his next hunting or camping adventure. This Flasher Slasher Combo comes with a flashlight that’s perfect for those after-dark adventures or any other activity that will require some extra light. You can have this gift personalized with two lines up to 12 characters per line.   

          21. Always Happy Hour at the Lake Tumbler Cup

          It's fun and exciting. This Always Happy Hour at the Lake Tumbler Cup is the perfect gift for him. It can contain up to 20 ounces of his favorite drink. It is navy powder-coated insulated tumbler which includes a slide closed lid and is the perfect all-occasion gift idea. 

          20. Personalized Grill Tool 

          Being out in the woods on a camping site won't keep him from doing his favorite thing in the world. Let this personalized multi-barbeque tool aid him in his grilling. This grillbuster comes with a 5 piece multi-tool including a spatula, basting brush, grill fork, corkscrew, and bottle opener all set in one single wood-handled utensil which can be personalized especially for him. 

          19. The North Face Berkeley Duffel

          No need to worry about unsafe or unorganized hiking and camp gear with The North Face Berkeley Duffel. This bag features a 49-liter main compartment, two side compartments, and a zippered end-cap for shoes. It comes with padded straps that are removable and easy to carry. It's a gift perfect for his daily use and outdoor adventures! 

          18. Personalized Stainless Steel Vacuum Flask


          Give him this Personalized Stainless Steel Vacuum Flask. This engraved flask has a vacuum layer between a double wall for insulation, making them perfect for filling with cold water when he is out cycling or with hot coffee for his camping trip. Personalize the engraving with his name and choose which icon you would like from the options. 

          17. Visol Knife

          Whatever activity he engages in - hiking, camping, tracking, hunting or even small projects around the house, this knife is exactly what he needs. This lightweight personalized Visol knife has an ultra-sharp stainless steel blade and comes in a Visol branded box. It can even be engraved up to 12 characters.    

          16. 18 in 1 Emergency Survival Kit

          Hiking, hunting, or camping, no matter where he is, there would be moments when a situation calls for some fixing or improvising. This 18 in 1 Emergency Survival Kit will definitely be essential to his survival gear. Indulge him by giving him tools that would come in handy when doing things they love. It has the most useful tools if not all the necessary tools he'll need to survive outdoors.

          15. Stainless Steel Whiskey Glasses

          Ideal for hiking, fishing, camping, boating, and other outdoor activities, this Stainless Steel Whiskey Glasses features Snüte double-walled design that won’t sweat so his hands will stay warm and dry. It comes with insulated stainless-steel glasses that keep his whiskey at just the right temperature. It's sleek and modern design is classy and appropriate for formal entertaining while also being versatile. Crafted from high-quality, food-grade stainless steel, this whiskey gift is shatter-proof and rust-resistant. 

          14. Sand Proof Beach Blanket

          This Sand Proof Beach Blanket is perfect protection during picnics, hiking, camping, fishing, beach trips, festivals, and traveling. With different colors to choose from, the Pike Trial camping blanket is stylish. This 60” x 56” inch pocketable blanket is constructed of durable polyester, nylon Spandex bag, waterproof polyurethane coating making it soft & comfortable against his skin.

          13. Protection Paracord Bracelet

          Give him a high-quality 5-in-1 survival tool. This Protection Paracord Bracelet is a complete paracord survival bracelet that includes a high-quality compass,  flint fire starter, fire scrapper, an emergency knife, and an emergency whistle that creates noise levels of up to 100db. It also comes with a useful leaflet with instructions, survival tips & ideas.

          12. Outfitters Hammock 

          Let his hiking experience be superb with this Outfitters Hammock. Unlike other hammocks, this one is made of high-quality heavy-duty 210T parachute nylon. It is extra soft yet has a super-strong material that can give him the most comfortable and relaxing experience ever.

          11. Ultralight Survival Tent 

          This gift is specifically designed for hiking and outdoor adventures. The Ultralight Survival Tent packs away ultralight & compact and sets up quick with room for two adults. NASA-designed mylar is waterproof and reflects up to 90% of body heat for year-round protection for cold, wet, or hot weather survival. It is stronger and more flexible than ordinary space blanket mylar. With 425-lb strength paracord & reinforced tape seams, this is a truly reusable survival tube tent built for the outdoors. The perfect balance of durability & weight at only 8.5 oz.

          10. SolarPuff Collapsible Light

          It can weather any storm. This SolarPuff Collapsible Light is sturdy, water-tight sailcloth shell, that can provide up to 12 hours of illumination in three settings. Its 2.6-ounce weight and flat-packable design make it easy to carry with camping gear, in a car glove box, or emergency kit. 

          9. Adventure Essentials Survival Kit

          He is a weekend warrior. And what better gift fits him than this Adventure Essentials Survival Kit. This kit contains the safety supplies you need for short-term excursions, cleverly stashed in a military-grade aluminum LED flashlight. The impeccably crafted items that include water purification tablets, a compass, a wire saw, reflective trail markers, and waterproof matches are packed in small canisters that fit perfectly into the flashlight tube. He can easily place them in his bag or glove box. 

          8. Do Everything Knife

          Let his hiking be fully equipped with this gift. The Do Everything Knife is armed with 13 tools that come handy in a sleek tin box. This personalized knife is made from high-quality stainless steel and comes complete with a bottle opener, corkscrew, scissor, nail file, a knife, and many more. He will truly appreciate this one of a kind personalized knife that can be laser engraved with 2 lines up to 12 characters per line.   

          7. The Altered Carbon

          Personalized Knife Carbon Fiber

          Your search for a sleek pocket knife stops here. He will love to have this knife by his side in any situation. Whether he's out hunting or camping with his buddies, he will be proudly armed with The Altered Carbon by his side. He can't ask for anything more with this gift that features a bottle opener and a glass breaker.

          6. Personalized Backpack

          He likes veering off the beaten path and definitely fond of adventures. Get him this backpack with contrasting details. It’s a personalized duffel bag but only he gets to choose how to present his package to the world. It can contain all the things he would need in one place. 

          5. Campers Delight

          Hiking will not keep him from being practical. The Campers Delight is an engraved hobo knife with a spoon, fork, and bottle opener. It is made from stainless steel and features a slot and tab mechanism that allows dis-assembly into separate eating utensils. The knife cuts like a Ginsu with a  blade that is high quality, strong, and sharp. This unique gift is sure to put a big smile on his face. Have this gift personalized with his name to make it extra special. 

          4. Paul Bunyon Personalized Hatchet

          This Personalized Hatchet is a fully functional handmade ax, crafted with tough stainless steel. The smooth wooden handle can be personalized with a single line of text. Each hatchet is fitted with a nylon sheath cover to protect the sharp blade. Four standard size hex head cutouts and a gut hook in the back, this hatchet has multiple uses.

          3. Combat Cooler

          He may be out on an adventure but that shouldn’t keep him from enjoying a cool beer with friends. This beer tote is made of 600-Denier Polyester with a PEVA (PVC free) lining and can carry around 12 bottles or 18 cans. It comes with an adjustable shoulder strap, a top padded carry handle, and a front pocket for storage. Make it extra special by engraving his initials on this cool gift. 

          2. Rumbling Tumbler

          Allow him to quench his thirst and remind him of the thoughtful person who gave it to him. The Rumbling Tumbler can contain up to 30 ounces of his favorite drink and is double-wall insulated.  It has an awesome sealed lid to prevent spills and vacuum insulation to keep the temperature of his drink for hours. It's one gift he'll proud to use especially on hiking days.

          1. Twist and Shoot 

          This handsome Twist and Shoot is an excellent gift for him who loves hiking. Aside from its beautiful black and silver original artwork design, this flask is lightweight and durable. It can hold up to 6 ounces of his favorite drink and can easily fit his pocket or travel bag.  

          Related: For more amazing gifts for hikers check out our Personalized Gifts For Campers 

          Chris Bajda

          About the Author

          Chris Bajda is a renowned expert in gift selection, with a 15 year history of finding unique gifts. His insight into the art of gifting and staying on top of trends by his consistent presence at major gifting trade shows, including his annual participation in NY Now trade show in New York City and several other trade shows throughout the United States. Chris has built a reputation for his knowledge in finding gifts that leave a lasting impression.

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