Top 5 Hiking Gifts

By 24/11/2017Hiking

Get your friends and loved ones something unique and practical this year with a gift to inspire and transform their outdoor experience. Providing advanced technical gear designed specifically for outdoor performance our products are guaranteed to please. From hiking enthusiasts to beginners we have the perfect product for every adventurer. Great gift ideas for mum, dad, kids, friends and extended family.

Learn how best to approach your next outdoor hiking adventure.

1. Hiker Rainwear Jacket

Sherpa’s Stay Dry Hiker Rain Jacket is a lightweight, compact and affordable rainwear option for all. It comes with its own stuff sac and if that is lost can also be folded away into one of its pockets. Once folded away into its own pocket this jacket can also function as a small camping pillow, perfect for overnight camping/bush walking adventures. It is small enough to fit in a glove box, carry on bag, school or office bag, knapsack, etc. so that you are always ready for the unexpected.

The Hiker jacket is made from a PU coated polyester and has a mesh lining. The jacket has a 5000mm waterproof rating so the Stay Dry Hiker will keep you dry in all bar the heaviest rain or most rugged conditions. It also has a foldaway adjustable hood to keep your head dry. Furthermore the rain coat is rated 3000mvp for breathability. With its inner mesh lining and ventilation flap this jacket will retain natural body heat in the cold but not let you overheat in warmer conditions.

Rain Jacket Features

  • Waterproof – 5000mm
  • Breathable – 3000mvp
  • Fully seam sealed
  • Raglan sleeves
  • Fold away adjustable hood
  • Polyester with a PU coating & mesh lining
  • Drop tail

2. ThermaTech Explorer Shorts

ThermaTech’s explorer shorts are high performance 2/4 pants designed for outdoor adventures and casual use. Made with ThermaTech’s SpeedDri technology these shorts draw sweat away from the skin towards the surface of the fabric where it quickly evaporates keeping you dry and helping you perform at your best. The shorts also feature a durable water resistant (DWR) finish, stopping moisture from being absorbed and weighing down the pants. The SpeedDri capabilities of these shorts and their lightweight polyester construction ensures a quick drying process, perfect for travel & multi day hikes. Designed for activity these shorts incorporate a two way stretch system allowing for improved flexibility and a full range of motion. Furthermore these explorer shorts are extremely breathable and provide ultimate UV protection via their UPF50 rating.

Explorer Short Features

  • Ultraviolet Protection Factor 50 (UPF50)
  • Lightweight: 225 gsm
  • 2-way stretch
  • DWR finish
  • SpeedDri technology

3. Gaiters

Sherpa’s gaiters are made from high strength durable 12oz canvas. The gaiters provide superior protection against stones, sticks, snow or water getting into the footwear or boots. The gaiters have a toggle adjustment at the top and an elasticised bottom to provide a perfect fit. Each gaiter comes with a lace hook for holding them in place on top of the footwear plus a cord for additional securing under the footwear if desired.

Gaiter Features

  • Front loader with velcro and dome closure
  • Toggle adjustment at top
  • Elasticised bottom
  • Lace hook
  • Boot cord
  • 12oz canvas material

4. SpeedDri Polo Tee-Shirt

ThermaTech UPF50 polo t-shirt is made of 100% SpeedDri polyester that draws sweat and moisture to the surface of the fabric where it is quickly evaporated. This allows the shirt to remain lightweight and odour free for multi day use. Featuring a button up polo neck design with collar and UPF50 protection this shirt offer superior UV defense in the outdoors. At a weight of 140 gsm this polo tee is extremely lightweight and breathable and makes the perfect companion for travel, multi day hikes and camping trips.

Polo Tee-Shirt Features

  • UPF50
  • SpeedDri technology
  • Quick Dry
  • Breathable and lightweight (140 gsm)

5. Lorpen Hiking Socks

World class Lorpen socks for hiking, bushwalking and tramping. Comfort & durability are assured. Discounted prices online. Lorpen socks offer world class innovative technology covering both construction and composition. They provide superior comfort, temperature control and moisture management.

With a category specialized in Hiking technology Lorpen have created the perfect range of thick hiking socks.

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