12 Adventurous Gifts For The Weekend Warriors

Here's what to get your hiker buddy this year

Kirsten Curtis |

His profile picture is himself at the top of a mountain, he prefers to take the stairs and carries a giant backpack on the regular. You thought of someone, didn’t you? Help your mountaineer friend reach new heights with help from these 12 pieces of gear.

UST Tool A Long Hiker – R199 at Cape Union Mart

The UST Tool A Long Hiker is a pocket-sized, stainless steel multi-tool which can come in handy when you need to get small tasks done while on your adventure. It is equipped with a cord cutter, signal mirror, butterfly wrench and a flathead screwdriver amongst other tools.


A hand forged hatchet with unbelievable cutting edges made from top quality Swedish steel. SA Wetterlings Axes are impeccable quality and we highly recommend them as they are simply producing some of the best designs on the market today.

Hi-Tec Altitude Ox 1 Leather Hiking Boot – R2199 at Due South

Stylish and functional, the Altitude Ox 1 is fully waterproof and has an impressionable insole which takes the shape of your foot over time. Add the needed durability and stability, and you’ve got yourself the perfect hiking boot.

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Red-E LED Solar Powerbank – R399 at Cape Union Mart

The Red-E Solar Powerbank is there when you need power on the go. It can be recharged by both USB and solar energy. It is also able to charge two devices simultaneously. A must have for every adventurer.

Tekut Stonewash Knife – R399 at Sportsman’s Warehouse

Who can resist a good knife, right? Your adventurer buddy would surely appreciate this blade from Tekut.


ThermoSteel Big Daddy Vacuum Tumbler – R350 at Sportsman’s Warehouse

This 890ml vacuum flask is great for any outdoor adventure. It is double walled on the inside for better insulation and has a removable handle. So bring along your coffee, tea or hot chocolate and let Big Daddy do the rest.

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Patagonia Fisherman’s Beanie – R599 at Gone Outdoor

The Fisherman’s Rolled Beanie is made with an itch-free 96% recycled polyester/4% spandex yarn. It’s your perfect year-round, everyday go-to beanie.

Schrade FS1 Large Ferro Rod Fire Striker – R100 at Just Like Papa

The Schrade large ferro rod comes with a striker plate and lanyard to keep them together. This is an indispensable tool for survival in the woods because a ferro rod can always be counted on to produce a spark, where as lighters, tinder, and other products will eventually expire.

True Utility Stashlite – R200 at Sportsman’s Warehouse

A flashlight you can carry with your keys, a great accessory for your evening mountain trip.

Salomon Kaipo Hiking Boot – R2599 at Cape Union Mart

The stylish, insulated KAIPO CS WP 2 combines waterproof protection, insulation for extra chilly temperatures and a sleek design making it ideal for cold cities and strolling mountain resorts.


First Ascent Neptune Hiking Pack – R1600 at Sportsman’s Warehouse

The First Ascent Neptune Hiking Pack is designed to keep you going without weighing you down. This backpack offers 40L of space with an additional 5L for extra capacity.

CASIO G-Shock MUDMASTER Twin Sensor Watch – R6400 at Just Like Papa

This is the latest new addition to the Master of G MUDMASTER Series. Mud Resist construction helps to ensure that nothing gets into the watch when down and dirty work takes you deep into the dirt and sludge.

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