Outfit Your Family for Adventure with these 5 Gear Gift Ideas

When it comes to exploring the outdoors, finding the right gear can be half the battle. Let Sierra Trading Post help you outfit your outdoor-loving loved ones for adventure. Our top quality brands and everyday value prices allow you to get just what you need without going over your budget.

Take a look at these 5 gear gift ideas, all available now at Sierra Trading Post.

1. Sleeping Pad

Therm-a-Rest Z Rest Sleeping Pad: $24.99; compare at $39.95

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A sleeping pad is a must for anyone into camping or backpacking. Sleeping pads add both comfort and warmth to a night under the stars. This particular pad from Therm-a-Rest is lightweight and easy to fold up and strap onto a backpack. The thin, lightweight material makes it best for backpacking, but it can also be used car camping, either on its own or as additional padding beneath another sleeping pad. Shop all sleeping pads.

2. Snowshoes

Komperdell Alpinist Snowshoes: $119.99; compare at $229.95

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If you know someone who loves hiking and lives in a snowy part of the country, you need to get them a pair of snowshoes. This piece of gear extends trail adventures and offers the chance to see favorite hiking spots in a new way. These snowshoes from Komperdell feature a snow-repellent decking, stainless steel crampons and fast-closing bindings. You can learn more about how to choose and size snowshoes from our snowshoe buying guide. Shop all snowshoes.

3. Day Pack

CamelBak Rim Runner 22 Hydration Pack: $59.99; compare at $100.00

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All hikers can benefit from a day pack. A place to store layers, sunscreen, water and (most importantly) snacks is a trail necessity. While most day packs feature a hydration reservoir sleeve for hands free sipping, the Rim Runner from CamelBak comes with a hydration reservoir; no need to make an extra purchase. The reservoir holds three liters of water and the pack has space for 19 liters (1160 cu.in.) worth of gear and apparel. Shop all day packs and hydration packs.

4. Trekking Poles

LEKI Trail Trekking Poles: $69.99; compare at $119.95

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A quality pair of trekking poles can help hikers and backpackers feel more secure on the trail. Water crossings, rough terrain and heavy packs all become more manageable with the aid of trekking poles. These poles from LEKI are lightweight and feature built-in anti-shock mechanisms to reduce impact. The length can be adjusted using LEKI's twist Super Lock internal locking system. Shop all trekking poles.

5. Snowsport Goggles

Anon Relapse Ski Goggles: $59.99; compare at $109.95

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This type of padded goggle is most common used to protect the eyes of skiers and snowboarders as they barrel down a mountainside, but it can also be used to protect the eyes of snowshoers and Nordic skiers on particularly windy or snowy days. Anon's Relapse snowsport goggles offer a cylindrical, anti-fog lens for optimum vision, even in not so optimum conditions. These goggles even come with an extra lens that can be switched out based on light conditions. Learn more about how to choose snowsport goggles. Shop all snowsport goggles.

Still unsure? Let them find their size and style with a Sierra Trading Post gift card.

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Lauren Seidl
Blogger at Sierra Trading Post
Lauren enjoys hiking, camping, climbing and exploring the outdoors. She's always up for trying something new, especially if it involves getting outside. When Lauren isn't out finding adventures in her home state of Colorado, she can be found writing as Sierra Trading Post's blogger.
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