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Gift ideas for outdoor dads

Featured image: Macpac Nazomi Pertex Rain Jacket $499.99

Stuck for ideas for what to get Dad this Father’s Day? Wilderness has you sorted.

KTI Safety Alert $359
A KTI personal locator beacon provides peace of mind on any tramp. Impact-resistant case and retention lanyard, mirror, 10-year battery life, 66 channel GPS, 406MHz and 121.5MHz transmission. 140g. www.safetybeacons.co.nz

Macpac Amp Ultra Running Vest $249.99
Dad’s trail running adventures will gosmoothly with the Amp Ultra Running Vest. Body-hugging stability is combined with extensive storage and hydration-carrying capacity. Includes two soft HydraPak 500ml drink bottles. www.macpac.co.nz

Marmot Featherless HybridJacket $349.95
The Featherless Hybrid will keep Dad warm and dry in chilly, damp weather without weighing him down. 3M Thinsulate Recycled Featherless Insulation is made with 75% recycled loose-fill fibres that feel just as warm as 700 fill power down. 280g. www.marmotnz.co.nz

Marmot Anderson Lightweight Flannel $149.95
Moisture-wicking and quick-drying shirt will keep Dad warm and dry on and off the trails. UPF 50-rated double-brushed fabric dries twice as fast as cotton. Made from recycled Marmot Upcycle Product, this shirt meets Bluesign environmental standards. www.marmotnz.co.nz

Marmot Basic Work Glove $79.95
Brawny leather material and wicking lining is a staple in every man’s must-haves for fiddling, fixing or fabricating. www.marmotnz.co.nz

Bushcraft Essentials Bushbox LF Titanium with Leather Pouch $262
A versatile, easy-to-use German-manufactured stove that packs down small
and thin to fit into any backpack. It burns multiple fuel types, including wood, alcohol, firelighters and charcoal. Includes a leather pouch that can be attached to belt or backpack. 270g. www.bushcraft-essentials.com

Jetboil Flash $249.95
The Flash cooking system lights with the click of a button and in just 100 seconds provides two cups (500ml) of boiling water. The newly designed burner secures the igniter, protecting it from bumps along the road. www.jetboilnz.co.nz

Cactus Outdoor Men’s Hoody $149
A cosy, simple and stylish treat for Dad. This premium-quality cotton fleece pullover uses extra-strong thread and CNC Fabric on the shoulders and elbows. 530g. www.cactusoutdoor.co.nz

WilderFresh Ultralight Adventure Shower Standard Kit $399
Enjoy a hot, high-pressure shower everywhere you go with an ultralight gas-powered shower. NZ-made and easily fits in your backpack, kayak or bicycle panniers. Comes with stove, heat-exchange pot and shower accessories. 1200g. www.wilderfresh.com

Jetboil Skillet $119.95
Improve your backcountry cooking with this versatile skillet. The turner nests into the handle for compact and lightweight travel. www.jetboilnz.co.nz

Macpac Nazomi Pertex Rain Jacket $499.99
Designed and tested in partnership with the New Zealand Alpine Team, the Nazomi is a lightweight waterproof shell, optimised for moving fast and light in alpine environments. Three-layer Pertex Shield Pro fabric is super breathable and durable. www.macpac.co.nz

Patagonia Torentshell 3L $249.95
Waterproof/breathable performance with Patagonia’s three-layer H2No Performance fabric, 100% recycled Econyl nylon face fabric, Fair Trade Certified sewn, adjustable roll-down hood, microfleece-lined neck, stuffs into handwarmer pocket. 394g. www.patagonia.co.nz

Wilderness Gift Subscription from $72
Give Dad a gift that keeps on giving – 12-issues of Wilderness, featuring New Zealand’s best trips, outdoor writing and photography. Choose from Website-only or Print+Website. www.wildernessmag.co.nz

MapToaster Mobile from $189
Detailed topo maps for Garmin outdoor GPS units. Includes tracks, huts, roads, rivers, land cover, contours, DOC estate boundaries and scenic reserves. Comes with MapToaster Topo/NZ desktop software. www.maptoaster.com

Macpac Heritage Beanie $39.99
A simple knit beanie made from a soft acrylic knit in a shallow ‘fisherman’s’ fit, with a roll-up cuff and a Macpac heritage logo patch. One size fits most heads. www.macpac.co.nz

Jetboil Fuel $7.99-$16.99
A blend of propane and iso-butane providing a high vapour pressure for better performance in cold weather. Fuel efficiency translates to weight, space, and money savings. Available in 100g, 230g and 450g recyclable canisters. www.jetboilnz.co.nz