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Father's Day Gift Guide

Summer is just getting started and Dad is excited to be biking, hiking, fishing, and hanging out in the warm weather. Check out our Father's Day picks to go along with any outdoor adventure.

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Gerber MP600 Bladeless —This tool has the capacities of other multi-pliers, except you can bring it anywhere thanks to the fact that it’s “No Knife”. Want to bring it on an airplane? No problem. It’ll be Dad’s new go-to tool. $84.00

YETI Colster —The Yeti Colster isn’t your father’s foam koozie. The Colster keeps your 12-ounce can or bottle cold with double-wall vacuum insulation and is ideal for fishing, tailgates, barbeques and much more. $29.99

La Sportiva HELIOS SRA technical shoe with a simple design—the Helios SR is perfect for trails with its sticky sole and rock guard for protection on rocky terrain. Breathable mesh ensures your feet will stay comfortable on those long excursions. The Helios SR won Editor’s Choice 2015 in Climbing Magazine, and we’re sure Dad will be pleased. $125.00

Polygiene Patagonia M’s Long Haul Western Shirt – A stylish, breathable button-down shirt that works perfectly for trail runs and travel days. Treated with Polygiene, an antimicrobial treatment that will keep bacteria from growing and cut down on the number of washings, you can wear it again and again, and again… Because no man likes doing laundry. $89.00

Black Diamond Equipment Ember Power Light —The perfect solution for those pesky smartphones that won't stay charged for more than a day. The Ember Power Light is a hand-held light meets portable power: it illuminates the trail and charges your electronics when you get to camp. $49.95

Opedix CORE-Tec 2.0 Shorts —Opedix’s patented Torque Reform Technology improves sensory input, pelvic alignment and enhances core stability - allowing you to do the things you love, longer, better and with less pain and fatigue. The CORE-Tec 2.0 Shorts use a light-weight base fabric with spandex for improved versatility, stretch and compression, and 28-panel construction for optimal fit and function. Great for runners, golfers, skiers, fitness enthusiasts and anyone seeking enhanced core stability. $145.00

Fishpond River Bank Backpack —Help your dad be stylish when commuting to and from work with the River Bank Backpack. This soft, canvas bag holds a laptop in the padded sleeve with plenty of room for everything else, including a change of clothes once he gets off the bike and heads into work for the day. $149.95

Big Agnes Chimney Creek 4 mtnGLO —Light up your camp with the Chimney Creek 4 mtnGLO™ camping tent. With LED lights integrated into the tent body, experience ambient light with the click of a button, no lantern needed. Ample living space and head height in this two door design, along with mtnGLO™, will make your camping experience more comfortable (and well-lit). $450.00

POC Want Sunglasses — Lightweight, flexible and durable the Want sunglass is good for any athletic endeavor. The hydrophilic rubber stays grippy, even when wet, so the glasses will stick to your nose when you move, regardless of rain or sweat. The nylon lenses are treated with Ripel, for clear vision and easy cleaning. $130.00

Eddie Bauer Resolution Short Sleeve T-shirt—Sometimes simple is best. Built for active performance and superior comfort, this T-shirt is moisture-wicking and also provides odor control. Good for gym days, hiking, and just about everything else. $30.00

The Level from FluidStance— Maybe Dad needs to spice up his office: a FluidStance will do just that. The patent-pending technology of the Level elicits subtle, constant movement below your feet to increase your range of motion and heart rate. From your office desk, to the conference room, to the living room, the Level aims to provide a shift where you need it most – physically, emotionally, and intellectually. $289.00

Thermacell Camp Lantern —The new, water-resistant Repellent Camp Lantern provides bright light that repels mosquitoes. With a heavy-duty rubberized base, 50 hours of light at its highest setting, and the ability to keep biting mosquitoes, black flies and no-see-ums at bay, this lantern makes camping more enjoyable. $59.95

QOR Baselayer Crew LS with Polartec Power Wool fabric—Investing in baselayers that keep you dry and comfortable is one of the easiest ways to improve comfort for any physical activity. This versatile, lightweight shirt is one of the first products on the market made of Polartec® Power Wool™, the new fabric collection that optimizes the natural performance of wool with synthetic fibers in patented, plated bi-component knit constructions for superior comfort that only Polartec can deliver. $84

Strava Membership – Give your active dad the gift of motivation, entertainment and connection with a free membership to the leading global community for runners and cyclists. Strava’s innovative mobile apps and website inspire athletes throughout their experience, from exploration and adventure to training and competition. Designed by athletes, for athletes, Strava unites millions every day through the sports they love. From brilliant photography curated at the biggest bike races in the world to route planning tools and motivational communities built around events like the New York City Marathon, Strava is the place for runners and cyclists to share their training and racing experiences. $0

SmartWool Routt County Tee— The Tencel-Merino blended Routt County Tee is the perfect casually styled, performance tee for adventuring—great for backpacking, hiking and camping. Tencel is a wood pulp-based material that adds the soft touch of cotton, and wrinkle-resistance, to Merino wool. The Routt County Tee moves moisture before it pools next to the skin, keeping outdoorsmen dry and comfortable, even as the temperature rises. New for Spring 15 and available now at retail. $75.00

SmartWool Phd Run Light Elite — Engineered from the inside out to amplify the benefits of Merino and maximize performance with the foot in motion, the new gender-specific PhD Run socks have enhanced breathability and a more dense, yet lower profile, cushion built with 200-needle fabric construction. All PhD Run socks are tailored to men’s and women’s feet independently with a lower volume heel box and narrower silhouette for women and body mapping technology for both men and women. $17.95

Klean Kanteen's stainless steel insulated growler —  a cool and reusable way to grab beer to-go. Beautifully designed and built to last, these growlers will make you the envy of beer geeks everywhere. They are also great for stocking up at the juice bar or toting around your water, wine, kombucha, or cold brewed coffee. Growlers come with swing lock caps in 40oz and 64oz sizes. Color options are dark amber and brushed stainless. $44.95 —$49.95

HOKA ONE ONE Clifton 2— this road running shoe offers extreme cushioning in a lightweight package that weighs just 7.7 ounces. HOKA’s signature sculpting geometry has been updated with a lightly padded tongue and molded heel counter to increase comfort and fit while still providing a fluid, efficient ride. Available June 1. $130

Sperry Kingfisher 2 —The Kingfisher 2 is the ultimate boater’s performance shoe. This classic boater’s favorite receives an update this season, with lighter, sleeker styling and now offers a 50% reduction in shock and vibration, a 25% improvement on previous models. In addition to reducing shock, its enhanced ASV TechnologyTM in the outsole offers increase cushioning and comfort from heel to toe and its Adaptive Wave-Siping TM and Hydro GripTM rubber creates a super sticky outsole to deliver maximum traction, agility and stability while  dispersing water on wet and slippery surfaces. $140 

Revo Descend N — Super lightweight and a rimless lens design maximizes an unobstructed perspective on the landscape, while Motion-Fit™ technology eliminates the stress of dropping your frames – perfect for high-speed, high-movement activities. Authentic Revo prescription lens option available. $229




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