This Father’s Day, get the trad dad in your life the gifts and gear that he will surely put to good use. Backcountry.com is offering huge discounts on everything from cams to coffee makers to make sure you can outfit the old man with everything he needs for getting outside.
Black Diamond Camalot C4 Package #4-6
$296.88 (10% off, was $329.85)
If your trad dad is the breed of old school that scoffs at thin faces and steep bolted routes, then the Camalot C4 Package #4-6 is the perfect gift. For that upcoming trip to the Creek or Vedauwoo, these offwidth size cams will help him sweat and curse his way up wide cracks just like he did “back in the day.”
Edelrid Mission Set Quickdraw
$17.21 (25% off, was $22.95)
If wide climbing is not the modus operandi of your climbing patriarch and he does indeed love those steep bolted routes, pick him up a bundle of Mission Set Quickdraws from Edelrid. The Mission Sets are light and compact, weighing a mere 2.1oz per to keep the load light on long approaches.
Stanley All-In-One Backcountry Coffee System
$37.46 (25% off, was $49.95)
The All-In-One Backcountry Coffee System integrates a french press with two mugs, a pot, and a vacuum bottle that keeps drinks hot for 15 hours. It is a streamlined and thoughtful system to ensure that packing for coffee consumption on camping and climbing trips is simple and compact.
Columbia Newton Ridge Plus II Waterproof Hiking Boot
$89.95 (10% off, was $99.95)
From hiking to the crag to shoveling snow from the driveway, the Newton Ridge is an excellent choice of footwear. It has a burly construction with taped seams and waterproofing. The lightweight midsole makes it comfortable underfoot, while the technical outsole makes for great traction over wet and slick terrain.
Stoic Performance Button Down Print Shirt
$25.97 (35% off, was $39.95)
Nothing says dad-mode quite like a button down shirt at the crag. This shirt wicks sweat and moisture from the body and has a 50 UPF rating for sun protection. Best of all, it has an integrated sunglass wipe hidden in the hem. Pretty slick.
ALPS Mountaineering Tour 35-45L Backpack
$76.96 (30% off, $109.95)
The Tour Backpack is made with a durable 200D ripstop nylon material, allowing it to take an absolute beating out in the hills. It has an aluminum frame for lightweight structure, a roll-top to make it compact, and a front zipper for easy access. This is a great pack for cragging, hiking, or any other backcountry adventure.
ALPS Mountaineering Momentum Trekking Poles
$74.96 (25% off, was $99.95)
Here you may insert a joke about how the old man can’t make it to the crag without his cane… All jokes aside, a set of poles for long steep approaches is a game changer for helping balance, moving quickly, and taking stress off your joints, no matter your age or ability. These carbon trekking poles are lightweight and stiff, with a fast-locking adjustment system to fit any adult height.
Mammut Crag HMS Locking Carabiner
$8.76 (20% off, was $10.95)
Every climber could use another locker for their rack. The HMS is smaller than your typical locking carabiner, designed specifically for anchor building and keeping things simple and organized up there. It has a twisting screwlock and keylock nose to avoid snagging.