Forget the socks and ties this Father’s Day! Let’s celebrate the real hero – the adventure dad, the man who lives for the thrill of the unknown. This gift guide is packed with gear and experiences guaranteed to fuel your dad’s inner outdoorsman, even if his biggest fear is accidentally setting off the car alarm on a camping trip. So, buckle up (or unbuckle and head for the hammock), because we’re about to unleash a gift avalanche that’ll make him feel like conquering Everest…well, or at least a hill nearby.

Style for Every Journey

Salt Life Jungle Vibes Long Sleeve and Smooth Sailin’ Board Shorts – $45 & $58

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This Salt Life combo offers both sun protection and laid-back style. The long sleeve with a fun jungle print provides UPF protection, while the board shorts ensure comfort during water activities. Whether dad is on the boat or at the nearest beach bar, he’ll feel right at home.

Arcade Hardware Belt – $39.95

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The Arcade Hardware Belt is a great Father’s Day gift for dads who love adventure. This belt is built for comfort and durability, thanks to a unique material that’s stretchy yet strong enough to carry tools. The buckle is designed for a custom fit and easy adjustments, making it perfect for any dad on the go.

Smith Hookset with ChromaPop – $305

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Help dad see the beauty of his catch in all its glory this Father’s Day with a pair of Smith Hookset sunglasses featuring ChromaPop lenses. Polarized lenses cut glare and enhance sight, while minimal rims and no-slip pads ensure comfort. And, with various lens options, you can find the perfect fit for your dad’s next fishing adventure.

Jetty Acadia Versatility Short and Bunker Golf Polo – $79.95 & $69.95

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This versatile outfit from Jetty is perfect for the dad who goes from the course to the 19th hole with ease. The Acadia shorts are quick-drying and comfortable, while the Bunker polo provides the touch of sophistication he’ll need to stand out on the course even if his swing isn’t quite up to par.

Roark Gonzo Camp Collar Shirt and Boatman 2.0 Boardshorts – $85 & $89

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Roark’s apparel is designed for adventure. The Gonzo camp collar shirt is stylish and breathable, while the Boatman 2.0 boardshorts offer a comfortable fit for any water activity. Whether wearing them separately of together, Dad will appreciate the comfort and style these two pieces offer.

YU Anorak – $160

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Dads deserve a gift that combines style and function. This Father’s Day, surprise him with a jacket that keeps him dry and comfy in unpredictable weather. The relaxed-fit anorak with 90s vibes boasts HELLY TECH® protection and fully taped seams, all while being eco-conscious with bluesign® certification. It’s perfect for spring skiing or whatever his next outdoor adventure may be.

The Accessory Gifts Dad Needs

SuperfeetFrom $54.99

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These supportive inserts provide superior comfort and arch support, whether your dad is conquering mountain trails or exploring city streets. Superfeet can significantly reduce fatigue and make any adventure more enjoyable.

Carved Pocket Knife – $99

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Every adventurer needs a reliable blade. A well-made “Carved” pocket knife is a timeless classic. Look for features like high-quality Damascus steel, comfortable grip and a locking mechanism for safety. But, what really sets this knife apart is the nature-inspired inlay that adds a bit beauty to knife’s incredible functionality.

Mountain Gazette Subscription – $70 Annual Subscription

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A subscription to Mountain Gazette delivers in-depth stories and stunning photography that will inspire dad’s next adventure. It’s the perfect gift for the armchair explorer who dreams daily of his next epic journey.

Gifts for the Yard and Beyond

Kelty Lowdown Couch

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After a long Father’s day of exploration, relaxation is key. The Kelty Lowdown Couch is a campsite game-changer. Take it wherever you go and sink in to the couch’s comfortable and sturdy construction. It’s the perfect spot to unwind and share stories at the end of your adventurous day.

Limited Edition Solo Stove WhistlePig Campfire Kit and Whiskey – $249.99

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Dad will love the limited edition Solo Stove WhistlePig Campfire Kit. The compact Solo Stove is an efficient way to enjoy a crackling fire…on the table top no less. Fire it up with ease, make some S’mores and then pair it with the WhistlePig wheated whiskey for a truly luxurious campfire experience.

RovR Coolr 25 – $175

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The RovR Coolr 25 is a lifesaver on any adventure. The key is in its portability. The Coolr 25 keeps drinks and food cold for the length of the journey. while the adjustable strap makes it easy to take wherever you want to go.

Camp Chef Gridiron 36 – $499.99

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Ditch the grill this Father’s Day! The Gridiron 36 griddle ensures even heat for perfectly cooked meals, every time. Easy cleanup with a grease trough means Dad can relax after grilling. Perfect for family breakfasts or backyard cookouts, the Gridiron 36 is guaranteed to elevate Dad’s cooking all summer long.

Our Father’s Day Gift Guide Offers the Perfect Touch

With this diverse selection of gifts, you’re sure to find the perfect way to celebrate the adventurous dad in your life this Father’s Day! Whether he’s hanging out back grilling after his most recent adventure, out on the high seas fishing or just looking for a good bar to hang at there are plenty of options that will bring a smile to your adventurous dad’s face.

About the Author

Rich Stoner is the founder of the après-ski lifestyle clothing and media brand, All About Après. He is also 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

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