50+ Christmas Hiking Gift Ideas for Hikers & Backpackers, Unique Hiking Gifts

by Crazy Hiker
50 christmas hiking gift ideas for hikers and backpacking

Do you have any hiker friends, brothers, sisters, or any other loved ones? I know you are searching for an ideal christmas hiking gift for them, which they would appreciate. 

Every hiker needs the hiking essentials for outdoor hiking adventures. Common hiking christmas gifts for hikers include boots, coffee mugs, trekking poles, hiking clothing, safety gear, hiking backpacks, etc.

Hiking gifts for hiker includes many more useful hiking and backpacking accessories that make them happy.

Hiking Gifts Ideas

The market is full of available options which makes it difficult to choose the best one from all. Team hiking pirates have worked on it to make it easy for you.

Our team has researched some of the cool gift ideas for hikers. Here is the list of best Christmas hiking gift ideas for hikers.

This list of special hiking gifts contains affordable and useful hiking gear. Hikers and campers will love these unique hiking gifts.

Gifts for Hiking Enthusiasts

Swiss Army Small Pocket Knife

Swiss Army Small Pocket Knife for hiking

Hiking in the wilderness is difficult without essential tools to survive.

The lightweight and multitasking Swiss army pocket knife is one of the useful tools.

Stainless steel slim knives are designed to be easily kept in a pocket and carried anywhere.

The attractive and strong red color swiss knife has 9 different shaped tools.

It has metal knife blades, scraper, pliers, files, openers, screwdriver heads.

Its multiple features make it a great gift for any occasion like christmas, birthday, anniversary, etc. 

Backpacking Trowel for Hiking

Backpacking Trowel for Hiking for hiking and camping

It is an ideal christmas hiking gift and compact survival tool for hiking and backpacking.

This hiking shovel is made with high-quality stainless steel to provide durability.

You can bring the shovel in a backpack and even hang it on your belt.

This camping shovel is very useful and used for sawing, hunting, fishing, and many more survival outdoor activities.

The portable shovel has a plastic handle for perfect grip in hands while using the shovel for digging tasks. 

 Portable Hiking Waist Packs

Portable Hiking Waist Packs

The lightweight and adjustable waist bag for men is perfect for running and hiking activities.

A water-resistant waist pouch is tailored with clean and strong stitches for longer life.

You can carry most of the small stuff in a single waist pouch bag for ladies.

Every hiker will enjoy this necessary hiking essential as a Christmas gift.

LifeStraw Personal Water Filter for Hiking

LifeStraw Personal Water Filter for Hiking

A small water filtration device to provide you with pure water along with hiking adventures.

You need to place it in water and suck the water through the straw.

It filters the water and removes 99.99% of the bacteria and other microbes.

The portable water filter is a sensible and healthy christmas hiking gift for any backpacker.

Paracord Bracelet – Fire Starter

Adjustable paracord bracelet

The adjustable paracord bracelet is combined with 5 survival gear essentials.

It becomes easy to carry and reduces the weight of your backpack.

The survival bracelet includes a fire starter, compass, emergency whistle, ferro rod striker, and 12 feet of military-grade paracord.

Female Urination Device – Silicone Standing Pee Funnel

Female Urination Device - Silicone Standing Pee Funnel

A great and thoughtful christmas hiking gift for camping women.

The silicone standing pee funnel is useful in any emergency situation.

It can be cleaned easily with the help of soap and water.

The foldable pee device can be kept in your pocket or purse.

The female urination device is leak-free and reusable. 

Inexpensive Gifts For Hikers

USB Rechargeable Waterproof Hiking Headlamp

Headlamps for camping, trekking.10 hiking essentials

Headlamps are one of the 10 hiking essentials decided by mountaineers.

The rechargeable headlamp helps the hikers to survive at night camping.

Portable bright LED is easy to wear on the head and makes your hands free to do any other work.

It has a high-quality 1500mAh Li-polymer battery for long life.

Its unique features include 6 Super bright LEDs to shine stronger, brighter, and longer.

A rechargeable headlamp is an excellent christmas gift idea for hikers.

Helpful in mountaineering, hunting, DIY works at home or factory, camping, hiking, or any other outdoor activities.

Women’s Long Sleeve SPF T-Shirt for Outdoor Hiking

Women's Long Sleeve Shirts UPF 50+

Sun protection outdoor clothing is very good to protect yourself from harmful ultraviolet rays.

The UPF 50+ sun protection SPF quick-dry T-shirt is made to protect you.

Its fabric gives you extra comfort and dries quickly. Suitable for running, workout, fishing, hiking, etc.

Toughest Survival Bivy Thick Emergency Sleeping Bag

Survival bivy tear-resistant for hiking and night camping

Survival bivy with its tear-resistant features is the perfect gift for wilderness lovers.

This emergency sleeping bag has a built-in hood to cover your head and retain body heat.

The outer material is waterproof to keep it safe from cold breezes and condensation.

Cooling Towels – Sweat Rag & Towel for Gym

Sweat Rag & Towel for Gym

Cooling towels are good to beat the heat with their soaking ability.

These towels are helpful when you are out on beaches, camping, fishing, running, etc.

Cooling wraps are specially made to protect you from UV rays with added UPF 35 protection.

Knee Pain Relief & Patella Stabilizer Knee Strap

Knee Pain Relief & Patella Stabilizer Knee Strap

The knee support and pain relief strap fit on your knees to provide you with comfort. 

Its action on the knees helps to stabilize the knees reduce the pain in the patellar tendonitis.

Suitable for various sports that involve jumping and landing with intense pressure. 

Foldable Foam Hiking Seat Pad

Foam pad for hiking and camping

The foam pad for hiking is made of high-quality material.

It has good flexibility with high wear resistance feature.

The inexpensive option for sitting on the ground while hiking.

It is convenient to carry and its foldable property makes it a unique hiking essential.

Military Compass for Hiking with Inclinometer

Backpacking survival compass

While hiking it’s important to carry a compass with you.

This backpacking survival compass is ideal for camping and hiking.

The compass is designed to glow in the dark so that it can be easily used at night.

The professional-grade military compass is good to show you the right direction.

A useful gift for every hiker. 

Best Christmas Gifts for Hikers

Compact Picnic Blanket

Compact Picnic Blanket for night camping

Perfect foldable pocket blanket for protection during outdoor backpacking trips.

A sensible christmas gift idea for hikers. The sand-proof blanket is good for hiking, camping, traveling, trekking, and any other outdoor adventures.

It is comfortable for 2 Adults or 4 Children for sitting and relaxing in the wilderness and uneven surfaces.

Available in cool and stylish colors and easy to fold and put in the pocket while hiking.

It’s constructed with a durable polyester and waterproof polyurethane outer layer.

It ensures softness while sitting on it. 

Inflatable Camping, Hiking & Backpacking Pillow

Lightweight inflatable camping pillow for hiking

Carry this lightweight inflatable camping pillow on your next hiking trails.

The Ergonomic design of the sleeping pillow is good for neck and back support.

Just fold and carry with you, when required blow it with air and enjoy.  

Winter Gloves Touch Screen for Running Cycling Hiking

Winter Gloves Touch Screen for Running Cycling Hiking

While going for outdoor activities in winter needs proper clothing.

Gloves are essential in very cold conditions and low temperatures.

These sensitive touchscreen winter gloves enable the person to use mobile phones efficiently after wearing gloves.

A warm gift for hiking, running, camping, and adventure lovers.

LED Flashlight Outdoor Fishing Gloves

LED Flashlight Outdoor Fishing Gloves

The easy-to-use gloves with LED flashlights are made of breathable material.

There are 2 LED Flashlights on the index finger and thumb to increase the brightness of the tasks.

The practical tool is a great gift for this Christmas.

Ceramic Campfire Hiking Coffee Mug for mountaineers

The Mountains Are Calling And I Must Go Ceramic Campfire Coffee Mug

The ceramic hiking coffee mug with the thought printed on it “The Mountains Are Calling And I Must Go” is the perfect gift idea for mountaineers.

The colors used in the design are attractive.

A top-quality mug with permanent print will not fade even after thousands of washes.

Portable Camping Stove for Outdoor Hiking Cooking

Portable Camping Stove Ultralight Backpacking Stove

A compact and foldable stove is made with durable materials.

High-quality Aluminum alloy and copper material ensure the stove is corrosion-resistant and long-lasting.

The Honeycomb-shaped design of the fire panel is great for efficient combustion.

Premium Permethrin Insect Repellent

Premium Permethrin Insect Repellent for gears, tents, clothing by hikingpirates

The insect repellent becomes really important if you want to survive in the wilderness.

You can use the permethrin insect repellent to create a protective layer on your clothing and gears.

Insect repellent spray is great to use on shoes, pants, shirts, tents, hiking poles, backpacks, socks, jackets, sleeping bags, tents, etc. on camping or hiking trips.

Camping Idaho: A Comprehensive Guide to Public Tent

Camping Idaho: A Comprehensive Guide to Public Tent

The comprehensive guide gets the details of suitable spots to park the RV and tent.

Camping Idaho has around 300 public camping places to visit for sightseeing and enjoying the scenery.

You will get information about the wilderness areas, and other fishing and boating lakes.

There are charts and easy-to-use maps which are helpful for your next camping trip. 

Retractable Camping Stool for Adults

Adjustable hiking stool

Adjustable hiking stool is one of the online best seller products.

The expandable stool is easy to open just by pulling the bottom part out.

A portable telescopic stool is convenient for outdoor activities is easy to carry on hiking.

The small size of stool ensures to pack and gift in standard size package. 

Hiking Christmas Gift Ideas

Yeti Rambler Tumbler

YETI Rambler 20 oz Tumbler

Double-wall insulated tumblers are important hiking essentials. It keeps the temperature of the drinks as it is for many hours.

The hikers can enjoy the hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold at the same temperature it was filled.

High-quality insulated drinking tumblers by YETI are popular among hikers.

They come with a magnet slider lid for easy opening and closing.

Available in stylish colors and various capacities. 

Timberland Waterproof Ankle Boot

Timberland Waterproof Ankle Boot

Men’s hiking boots are an ideal christmas hiking gift for male hikers. Timberland is a top brand for outdoor hiking boots.

Premium white ledge boots have waterproof leather uppers.

The speed lacing system makes it special, which gives you effortless wrap around each hook.

They are high-performance boots designed for uneven trails and muddy hiking areas. 

Merrell Men’s Cushioned Hiker Socks

Merrell Mens Cushioned Hiker Socks by hikingpirates

Comfortable hiking socks for men by Merrel are made with breathable polyester.

These hiking socks for men protect against fatigue and blisters.

The durable cushion sole gives you benefits on tough terrains and long hikes.

Easy pull-on closure makes the hiking socks a great choice.

The socks are designed with NanoGLIDE technology at the heel and toe to minimize friction.

Merrell hiker socks are eligible to wash in a washing machine.

Oceas Large Waterproof Outdoor Blanket

Oceas Large Waterproof Outdoor Blanket for picnic and hiking by hikingpirates

Outdoor picnic blanket to keep you warm in wild hiking areas. The 100% waterproof blanket is lightweight.

Use it for outdoor yoga, night camping, hiking, and backpacking.

An ideal camping blanket is an amazing christmas hiking gift to enjoy outdoors.

Wise Owl Outfitters Camping Hammocks

Wise Owl Outfitters Camping Hammock by hikingpirates

Comfortable and easy to set up tree hammock is wonderful hiking and camping gift for friends and relatives.

This double hammock is convenient for 2 people.

Make your adventures priceless. 

Cascade Mountain Tech Trekking Poles

Cascade Mountain Tech Trekking Poles by hikingpirates

The trekking poles for hiking provide you with good support in the adventure.

Aluminum hiking walking sticks are highly durable and help to cross rocky terrain easily.

It is a durable hiking gear for the Christmas hiking gift idea. 

Venture Pal 40L Lightweight Hiking Backpack

Venture Pal 40L Lightweight Hiking Backpack by hikingpirates

The best hiking backpack with an ergonomic design is convenient to use.

It has a waterproof pocket in the main compartment.

Carry your personal belongings in one backpack.

The straps with sponge padding are breathable and relieve the stress from your shoulder. 

Libin Women’s Winter Hiking Pants

Libin Women's Winter Hiking Pants by hikingpirates

Winter hiking pants for women are made to keep you warm and comfortable.

These pants are a good choice for outdoor activities.

The ideal winter yoga pants are perfect for camping, cycling, yoga running, hiking, skiing, gyming, or daily use.

The soft fleece material keeps the heat locked. There are pockets to carry your essentials.

Timberland Men’s Waterproof Ankle Boot

Timberland Men's Waterproof Ankle Boot

White ledge men’s hiking boots are waterproof with a secure lacing system.

You can enjoy any difficult terrain with these hiking boots.

The strong rubber sole makes it the best choice of casual hiking boots for any outdoor adventure. 

Gifts For Hiking Lovers

Adventure Medical Kits AMK Mountain Series Hiker

Adventure Medical Kits AMK Mountain Series Hiker Medical Kit

You don’t know what to carry in a medical kit while going hiking?

Here is a customized medical kit that contains the most required wilderness first aid items.

It keeps the first aid items organized. 

Waterproof Dry Sack for backpacking

Waterproof Dry Sack for backpacking

The waterproof backpack provides good protection on hiking and camping journeys.

It can be used for many years as a travel companion.

A compact and single shoulder strap dry bag are easy to carry on any adventure.

Lock it on your shoulder and take beautiful pictures along the way.

High Power Prism Monocular Shockproof Scope

High Power Prism Monocular Shockproof Scope by hikingpirates

On outdoor adventures the view is important.

The high-power prism monocular allows the person to connect the phone and enjoy sightseeing on it.

A perfect device for camping, hiking, hunting, climbing, birdwatching, enjoy wilderness and mountain areas.

Outdoor Wet Wipes for Camping, Gym & Backpacking

Outdoor Wet Wipes for Camping, Gym & Backpacking

The extra thick wipes are excellent to keep your fresh & clean on outdoor adventures.

The wipes have a textured cloth design for improved cleaning ability.

Eco-friendly wipes are biodegradable and do not contain any synthetic materials. 

Solar Power Bank with Type C Input Port Dual Flashlight

Solar Power Bank with Type C Input Port Dual Flashlight

Worrying about battery drained out during hiking? The soler-powered wireless power bank is the solution.

It is compatible with most Qi-enabled mobile devices.

It has a dual-LED flashlight to help you in night camping.

A good backup solution with a small panel size to charge your device along with the trips.

Emergency Survival Kit Hiking Gift for Men

Emergency Survival Kit Hiking gift for Men

A survival kit with more than 100 pcs is a great gift for men this Christmas.

There are most of the survival items include a fire starter, flashlight, tactical folding knife, compass, tactical defense pen, water bottle buckle, and much more.

Multifunction Survival Tactical Tools Outdoor Hiking

Multifunction Survival Tactical Tools Outdoor Hiking

The useful camping multi-tool is made of high-quality stainless steel with an aluminum oxide coating. 

A survival tactical tool with anti-corrosion and UC-resistant features makes it a unique hiking essential.

It has a comfortable grip to use easily and efficiently.

Women’s Athletic Shorts for Hiking, Running with UPF 50+

Women's Athletic Shorts for Hiking, Running with UPF 50+

Lightweight athletic shorts with a quick-dry function are ideal for hiking, gyming, running, and other outdoor activities.

It has UPF 50+ fabric to provide sun protection against harmful ultraviolet rays.

The stretchable shorts have 2 front and rear zipper pockets.

Collapsible Water Bottle Leak Proof  – BPA Free

Collapsible Water Bottle Leak Proof  - BPA Free

The portable hiking water bottle for backpacking is easy to carry.

A collapsible bottle with a leak-proof design ensures you get hydrated along the journey.

It can be attached to a bag or a loop is provided to hang it on the wrist on the go.

Portable Purifier Gravity Water Filter Straw

Portable Purifier Gravity Water Filter Straw

Portable water filter to use with water bags and bottles to get pure filtered drinking water.

To use the device connect one end to the water source and the other to the water collecting bottle.

The filter can be attached to water bags and water bottles to get clean drinking water all the time.

Christmas Gifts for Backpackers

Mountain Waterproof Ski Jacket

Mountain Waterproof Ski Jacket

The ski jacket for men with PU membrane is waterproof and suitable for adventures.

It will protect you in rainy and foggy situations for nonstop adventures.

Mountain men ski jacket is tailored with 2 hand pockets which keeps your hands warm for longer.

A christmas hiking gift for mountain climbers to enjoy winter hiking.

Collapsible Foraging Belt Dump Pouch for Hiking & hunting

Collapsible Foraging Belt Dump Pouch for Hiking & hunting

The handmade collapsible foraging bag is durable and strong to carry your foraging tools in one bag.

It is compact in size and can be folded into small bad to keep in a pocket or backpack.

A perfect gift for people who goes hiking, trekking, hunting, fishing, etc.

The lightweight pouch looks unique. 

Foldable Water Bottle for Hiking & Travel

hiking bottle Foldable Water Bottle for Hiking & Travel

Hiking water bottles are always a demanding essential.

The eco-friendly bottle is hot or ice-cold drinks and safe to wash in dishwasher safe.

A collapsible, BPA-free, and non-toxic bottle is made of platinum silicone.

A safe metal clip locking system on the cap makes it leakproof.

Men’s Tactical Quick-Dry Water-Resistant Hiking Pants

Breathable Water Resistant hiking pants for men

Breathable Water Resistant hiking pants for men are comfortable to wear.

The quick-dry feature makes them suitable for workouts or yoga.

Water-resistant outdoor activity pants are effective for most pf the adventure activities.

Mostly used for hunting, fishing, backpacking, cycling, travel, or enjoying any other adventures.

Energy Bars Made with Organic Oats

Energy Bars Made with Organic Oats

The energy bar is made with a mixture of protein, fat, and carbohydrates to provide energy during intense activities.

A healthy energy bar with the ultimate performance is enriched with plant-based ingredients like almonds, peanuts, and organic rolled oats.

Carry on hiking, cycling, climbing, and long adventure rides.

Garmin GPSMAP 66i, Satellite Communicator

Garmin GPSMAP 66i, Satellite Communicator

Constant communication is every time challenging on hiking and outdoor trips.

But this satellite communicator makes it easy to get in touch on tough treks.

Garmin TOPO mapping will help you in detailed hiking and camping on summits, terrain contours, parks, rivers, lakes, and geographical points.

A much-needed gift and a useful gadget for adventure lover friends or your loved ones.

Outdoor Fanny Pack Hiking Fishing Waist bag

Outdoor Fanny Pack Hiking Fishing Waist bag

The lumber outdoor pack for hiking looks attractive and easy to carry.

Wear-resistant nylon and dual water bottle holders make it useful for camping and mountain climbing.

It has 3 exterior front zipper pockets, two exterior side zipper pockets to keep the items well organized.

Portable Water Filter for Backpacking Hiking Camping

Portable Water Filter for Backpacking Hiking Camping

A portable Water Purification System for Survival on hiking and camping adventures.

It is a clinically tested filter and has up to 99.99 percent filtration power.

It is built to protect you from unwanted microbes present in the outdoor water.

Easy to attach with a fresh water source, pump directly to portable hydration pack.

Super Cute Doll Camping Set

Super Cute Doll Camping Set

This beautiful and cute camping set is for kids to have fun on camping, hunting, and adventure trips.

Set of kids camping accessories includes nylon tent, sleeping bag, lantern, binoculars, light up kerosene firepot.

This attractive camping set for kids is a good christmas hiking gift.

Camping Nonstick Lightweight Backpacking Cooking Set

Camping Nonstick Lightweight Backpacking Cooking Set

When going for outdoor trips with family you need different hiking gear.

The lightweight backpacking cooking set is easy to carry and cook delicious food on a picnic with the family.

A non-stick coating cooking set is designed for backpacking.

It is made of non-toxic aluminum which ensures durability. An ideal gift for camping lovers. 

Night Vision Binoculars Goggles

Night Vision Binoculars Goggles

Most amazing hiking and camping gear to carry on the adventure trips.

Outdoor explorers love it while going for wildlife adventures at night, hunting, fishing, exploring the caves, etc.

The binoculars has 4 modes and digital infrared night vision.
It is great to capture high-quality pictures in darkness.

It’s an innovative christmas hiking gift for adults.

Multitool Hatchet Survival Gear Christmas Gifts

Multitool Hatchet Survival Gear Christmas Gifts

The set of survival gear christmas gift contains 14 different tools.

The package includes a knife blade, saw, axe, pliers, assorted hex wrenches, hammer, file, phillips screwdriver, bottle opener, fish descaler, and a safety lock.

These heavy-duty survival tools are strong enough for various operations.

A perfect christmas gift for campers and hikers.


This gift guide for hikers is useful for every adventure lover. I hope you got some good christmas hiking gift ideas.

The gifts are always a great symbol of showing love and care. Using these quality and much-needed hiking gear will help a hiker and camper to enjoy the adventure greatly. 

What do hikers want for Christmas?

Best Christmas Gifts for Hikers
1. Compact Picnic Blanket
2. Inflatable Backpacking Pillow
3. Hiking Coffee Mug for mountaineers
4. Portable Camping Stove
5. Retractable Camping Stool for Adults

What men should hike?

Hiking Essentials for Men
1. Mountain Waterproof Ski Jacket
2. Men’s Tactical Hiking Pants
3. Timberland Men’s Waterproof Ankle Boot
4. Venture Pal 40L Lightweight Hiking Backpack
5. Merrell Men’s Cushioned Hiker Socks

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