Father’s Day Gifts Your Climber Dad Will Actually Want

Father's Day is just around the corner. It's not too late to order your dad something awesome.

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Father’s Day is this coming Sunday. If Dad is into climbing, look no further than this quick guide, with gifts ranging from affordable to splurge-worthy. 

Gerber Flatiron


A 3.6-inch blade and a textured aluminum handle: obviously all Dads everywhere will love this. The Gerber Flatiron is a low-profile knife perfect for everyday use, from Dad-stuff like opening boxes, to food prepping, to rope chopping. Thanks to the frame lock design, this knife closes securely, making it ideal for overflowing climbing packs and side pockets.

Therabody Theragun Mini


Your Dad works hard. Give him the gift of recovery with Therabody’s transportable Theragun Mini. Sure, it’s smaller than the original, but it is still oh so effective. The Theragun Mini works in three speeds, delivering instant relief to overworked muscles. It may help Dad improve circulation and even range of motion, which means better climbing!

Snow Peak Pack and Carry Fireplace


Dads love making fires, right? Perhaps that’s a cliché, but in any case, now making the fire takes a little less prep work. The Pack and Carry Fireplace is, as the name suggests, a portable fireplace that you can use in your backyard or out in the woods. Made with durable stainless steel, this fireplace folds flat for easy and convenient transportation.

Black Diamond Camper Cap


A five-panel cap that speaks for itself. Dad will look good in it both mid-route and at the bar. Made with cotton twill and an adjustable strapback. 

Goal Zero Nomad 20


Best for charging phones, headlamps, and watches, Goal Zero’s Nomad 20 will help keep Dad safe while off-the-grid. It’s a durable 20-Watt foldable panel designed to fit in any pack. The Nomad 20 has a 8-millimeter cable and USB port for charging small to medium devices. 

Petzl Tikka


The Tikka headlamp is compact and lightweight. With three lighting levels up to 200 lumens, it’s ideal for camping, climbing, cooking, and everything in between. The Tikka takes three standard batteries and is also compatible with the CORE rechargeable battery.

Garmin Forerunner 55


What Dad doesn’t love a gadget? Garmin’s Forerunner 55 tracks time, distance, pace, heart rate, and overall wellness. This affordable GPS smartwatch will help Dad stay on top of his progress and goals. 

Black Diamond Street Creek 30 RT Backpack


Sleek, durable, and versatile. This pack was designed to go seamlessly from work to gym to crag. There’s a laptop sleeve, tons of pockets, and cushy straps for maximum comfort while commuting. The 30-liter bag features a weather-resistant rolltop closure and “burly haulbag construction.”

Black Diamond Stone Gloves


These half-finger leather gloves are designed for safer rope handling, although they may also be used for motorcycle riding, weightlifting, and even yard work. They’re comfortable and durable, and sizes range from XS to XL.

Rumpl Original Puffy Blanket


Made from recycled materials, the Rumpl Puffy Blanket offers lightweight and packable comfort. It’s durable, stain and water-resistant, but also constructed with synthetic insulation, allowing for convenient use in standard washing and drying machines. Perfect for backyard hangs or extra backcountry warmth. 

NOTE: The listed items have not been tested by the editors.

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