Editor’s note: This Father’s Day gift guide is published on behalf of Cabela’s.
There’s no doubt about it, your dad is a serious camper. He considers himself a backpacker, and likes to go as far in the backcountry as he can. For his backpacking trips, he needs to have reliable equipment in order for the trip to go as planned in all nature’s unexpected elements. For the backpacking dad, check out our backpacking gift ideas.
Jetboil MiniMo Personal Cooking System
The Jetboil MiniMo Personal Cooking System packs backcountry-cooking performance into a compact package perfect for on-the-go outdoor enthusiasts. Redesigned valve and regulator deliver exceptional simmer control and ensure consistent performance down to 20˚F, so your dishes are cooked to perfect every time. Compact cooking cup creates a lower spoon angle, which makes eating straight from the cup effortless.
Cabela’s Men’s Rainy River Parka with GORE-TEX PacLite
The Cabela’s Men’s Rainy River Parka with GORE-TEX PacLite boasts waterproof, breathable GORE-TEX for 100% dry protection from wind-driven rain. Fully-seam sealed 100% polyester shell locks out moisture while remaining breathable. Water-repellent zippered handwarmer pockets and a media-compatible chest pocket.
Cabela’s Two-Pole Two-Person Backpacking Tent
The Cabela’s Two-Pole Two-Person Backpacking Tent delivers increased space and comfort for backcountry camping. Its waterproof 1,500mm polyurethane-coated polyester fly beads away water and attaches quickly and easily to the tent with side-release buckles, making setup effortless. Lightweight yet durable two-pole aluminum frame is easy to carry and ensures long-lasting performance.
Merrell Reflex Low Hikers
Exclusive to Cabela’s, the Merrell Reflex Low Hikers combine hiker toughness with running-shoe comfort. Hiker toughness meets running-shoe comfort in a versatile design that stabilizes feet on any terrain. Durable suede uppers have reinforced-rubber toe and heel protection. 4.5mm anatomical footbeds conform to your feet.
Cabela’s XPG 70-Liter Backpack
Our updated Cabela’s XPG 70-Liter Backpack weighs in at just 4 lbs. 12 oz., this pack boasts 4,200 cu. in. of storage space, plus a load capacity of 60 lbs. – making it ideal for canyoners and ultralight backpacking buffs. A rugged, adjustable suspension system constructed of twin 24″ aluminum stays transfers the weight of your pack to the removable waist belt for the ultimate in climbing support.
Images courtesy Cabela's