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As Father’s Day approaches, it’s time to consider a meaningful gift for the man who has been a constant presence in your life. Whether you and your dad enjoy skiing, mountain biking, or relaxing on the beach, he has always been there for you, supporting you every step of the way.
Now it’s time to show your outdoor enthusiast dad just how much he’s appreciated. Whether he’s looking to stay in shape for next ski season or just hang out and socialize there are plenty of options out there to suit his interests and make this Father’s Day extra special. From practical gear to thoughtful spirits, our gift guide has got you covered. Get ready to impress your dad with some epic presents that will elevate his outdoor adventures to the next level!
Helly Hansen Solen ½ Zip – $82
The Helly Hansen Solen 1/2 Zip is an excellent outdoor clothing item with tons of versatility. The fabric is soft and breathable and has a tailored fit making it comfortable to wear during a hike or even on the golf course. The 1/2 Zip’s tailored fit also allows for freedom of movement while performing other activities. It can be worn as a standalone piece in mild climates like cool nights on the beach or layered under a jacket for extra warmth in the fall. I’d recommend the Helly Hansen Solen 1/2 Zip for any dad in need of a comfortable and reliable pullover for outdoor activities.
Pit Command Commander – $149
As an avid outdoor enthusiast, I’m always on the lookout for the latest and greatest gear to enhance my backyard experiences. So when I came across Pit Command’s Commander firepit tool, I knew I had to give it a try. I can honestly say that it is, hands down, the most badass firepit tool on the market.
The Commander looks like a large tomahawk which gives it instant street cred. Looks aren’t the only plus though the Commander’s construction gives it as much bite and it has bark. It is made from heavy-duty stainless steel, and the handle is wrapped in heat-resistant silicone, so you can use it comfortably even when the fire is roaring. The tool is also designed in a way that allows you to chop, poke or roll wood into the perfect position to keep the fire burning. This ultimately makes the Pit Commander a versatile and useful addition to your firepit kit.
Crossrope Amp – $199
This unique jump rope system combines intense cardio with a challenging strength workout, all in one compact package. The quality of these ropes is also top-notch. The handles are made from high-quality aluminum, and the ropes themselves are made from a durable synthetic material. This means that they can endure even the toughest workouts without getting tangled or damaged.
Its quick-lock system only adds to the Crossrope’s versatility, easily allowing you to swap out the light or heavy ropes depending on your workout needs. This means that you can start with a low-intensity cardio session and then switch to a full-body strength workout with very little delay. Its combination of quality, versatility and intensity make for a fun and effective workout experience that your dad will love.
NOBULL Trainer + – From $169
The NOBULL Trainer+ is a sleek and supportive training shoe with a durable “SuperFabric” material in the upper and a seamless construction. The rubber outsole provides excellent grip and stability, even on slippery surfaces, while the firm yet responsive sole adds to the shoe’s stability and support during lifting exercises. This shoe is a top-notch option for those dads who are serious about their off season training and require a high-quality training sneaker. Plus, with its minimalistic look, it’s also the coolest looking trainer on the market.
RovR RollR60 – From $494.99
Don’t make your dad slug some weak ass cooler across the beach this summer. Get him one that will have him rolling with the style and grace he deserves. The RovR RollR60 cooler with beach wheels is the ultimate cooler for your dad’s sandy adventures. The beach wheels make transporting it a breeze, and the sturdy, durable construction can withstand any terrain.
Additionally, the RollR60 comes with a variety of useful features such as a built-in cutting board and cup holders, making it the perfect companion for a day at the beach or any other outdoor excursion. Most importantly though, with a capacity of 60 quarts, this cooler can hold up to 60 cans of dad’s favorite beverage, and keep them cold for up to 10 days. That sounds like 60 good reasons to make this his cooler of choice.
Costa Mainsail Sunglasses – $182
Looking for a gift for Father’s Day? Consider the Costa Mainsail sunglasses. Designed for outdoor enthusiasts and fishermen, these sunglasses have polarized lenses that reduce glare and improve clarity on the water. The frames are lightweight and comfortable for extended wear, perfect for a day on the boat or at the beach. Speaking of the boat, you can also add the Bowline Silicone Retainer to keep the sunglasses securely around your dad’s neck and not at the bottom of the ocean. Overall, the Costa Mainsail sunglasses are a stylish and functional gift for any dad who loves spending time outdoors.
Is your dad into cheap fun and good beer? Then consider getting him some of 10 Barrel Brewing Co.’s Pub Beer. This lager is crisp and refreshing making it an excellent choice for a hot summer day or a casual father’s day BBQ. With subtle hoppiness and a creamy mouthfeel, not only is the beer delicious, but it won’t break the bank. So be sure to pick some up for this year’s cheap and fun Father’s Day celebration. Your dad is sure to thank you for it.
Kokopelli Chasm-Lite Inflatable SUP – $999.00
For adventurous dads who love being out on the water, the Kokopelli Chasm-Lite Inflatable SUP is a great gift option for Father’s Day. This board is lightweight and easy to transport, making it perfect for outdoor enthusiasts who want to explore new places. The inflatable design also makes it easy to store and transport, and the high-pressure pump ensures that it inflates quickly and easily. With its durable construction and stable platform, the Kokopelli Chasm-Lite Inflatable SUP is a fantastic gift for any dad who loves paddleboarding.
Looking for a top-notch Father’s Day gift for a whiskey-loving dad? Look no further than Wyoming Whiskey Single Barrel Bourbon which was just awarded double gold at the World Spirits Competition. This small-batch bourbon packs a punch with its rich, complex flavor profile. Notes of vanilla and caramel are complemented by a spicy finish that lingers on the palate. The single-barrel process ensures that each bottle is unique, making it a special and thoughtful gift. Overall, Wyoming Whiskey Single Barrel Bourbon is a top-of-the-line spirit that any discerning dad is sure to appreciate.
Eddie Bauer Backpack Chair – $109
The Eddie Bauer backpack chair is the perfect gift for any dad who loves outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, fishing or just sitting on the beach. This innovative chair is designed to be both comfortable and convenient, with a sturdy built-in backpack that will make it easy for him to transport it to his favorite outdoor destinations.
The chair itself is made from durable materials that can withstand harsh weather conditions, and it features a breathable mesh back panel and padded seat for optimal comfort. The chair also comes with a variety of useful features, including an insulated cooler pocket to keep your drinks and snacks cold, a cup holder, and a built-in bottle opener. Whether you and your dad heading out for an afternoon of fishing or planning a weekend camping trip, the Eddie Bauer backpack chair is the perfect companion for your dad’s next outdoor adventure.
The Beyond Clothing Eryx Ultralight short is the perfect gift for adventurous dads this Father’s Day. Made with ultralight and durable fabric, these shorts are designed to take on any outdoor challenge, from hiking in the mountains to kayaking in the rapids. The stretchy waistband provides comfort and mobility, while the multiple pockets offer convenient storage for small essentials.
For a complete outdoor outfit, pair the Eryx Ultralight short with the Beyond Clothing Todra shirt. The Todra shirt is made with lightweight and breathable fabric that wicks away moisture, keeping dad cool and comfortable even in hot and humid conditions.
Rich Stoner is the founder of the après-ski lifestyle clothing and media brand, All About Après, and the co-host of the Beyond the Après podcast. No stranger to the ski and après-ski scene, Rich has been a long time contributor for many publications on topics like skiing, gear, beer and food. However, his passion is on the slopes and enjoying good times with good people. You can find him perfecting his craft carving turns and drinking beers in the Green Mountains of Vermont. @allaboutapres