26 Bold & Adventurous Gifts for Rock Climbers

Inspire your climber friend to get out there and get radical with these great gift ideas for rock climbers

gifts for rock climbers
There are so many gift opportunities for climbers; it’s an aggressively accessorized hobby. These gift ideas will inspire and motivate them to get out there and make us all feel a little inadequate fitness-wise.
LifeStraws are personal water filters that filter H2O down to 0.2 microns without using chemicals. The LifeStraw sport bottle is perfect for climbing expeditions when packing light is a real priority.
Honnold is arguably the most famous climber of this generation. Why? He climbs without the use of hardware, ropes, or partners. Foolish, ambitious, or heroic, Honnold is all of the above in his memoir.
My outdoorsy friends and I joke about sabotaging each other with Bear Grylls outdoor guides because the advice in them can be, well, questionable. But this bracelet is not questionable, it's a handy combo of paracord and flint steel that will definitely come in handy when setting up a primitive campsite.
You never need to be without your favorite jams when you have this compact Bluetooth speaker. When the sounds of nature aren't enough to motivate you over that next ridge - this speaker will have your back.
Carabiners are crucial hardware for climbing. Make sure all the climbers in your life have plenty of these high-quality carabiners in their packs.
Another basic climbing necessity is a solid harness. Make sure your climber pals have a good foundation with this safety harness that can be adjusted to fit most body types, even children.
Create scaling walls in your own downtown condo or suburban backyard with these climbing holds. Practice makes perfect, and these practice holds will get your finger game ready for the real thing soon enough.
Climbing shoes keep your arches flexible, your feet cool and dry and your soles gripped to the rock face you're climbing. Don't get caught on the rock without them!
In addition to all the established features of a Casio (stopwatch, multiple alarms) this twin sensor model boasts water resistance for up to 660 feet, 10 seconds continuous measurement, a graphic direction pointer, bearing sensor correction, magnetic declination correction, and a thermometer.
Packing ultra light typically means forgoing a tent altogether, but this small emergency shelter is light, compact and might just save someone's life on a harrowing adventure.
Make sure every adventure is properly documented with the GoPro waterproof, shockproof, life proof video camera. YouTube is calling and it wants to see how impressive that last climb was.
Climbers chalk is crucial in keeping hands cool and dry when you're hand traversing. Don't let your buddies or yourself get caught out there with sweaty palms!
Train for climbing adventures in every season with these easy to use grip trainers. They're great for creating strong paws and powerful forearms and if your dog gets ahold of them, you can play a mean game of tug of war with them.
Finger strength is key when you're climbing, gripping ridges, and hanging from frozen cornices. With the grip master, you can exercise your digits anytime your hands are idle.
Know of someone looking to scale a snowy mountain top in the near future? Well, they're going to need these ice cleats to traverse those frosty peaks. Everest awaits...
Don't even consider hiking in anything but a strong, sturdy boot with plenty of ankle support and a thick tread. Wearing anything else would be disrespectful to the whole lower half of your body.
With 41 pockets inside and 7 pockets outside, this compact bag has room for more climbing gear that it appears. Its ergonomic shape makes it easy to shoulder on a strenuous climb.
When your flask matches your rucksack, you have in some, not insignificant way, succeeded at life. Congratulations.
The award-winning LifeStraw surpasses EPA standards for water filters and at less than one pound, it's an excellent addition to a camping emergency kit.
Make sure everyone in your climbing crew has a magnesium fire starter. This model is simple and effective - a fundamental sportsman's tool.
Hiking and climbing on warm summer days will wear a person out pretty quick unless they've got a secret weapon to magically cool them down. Say, a cooling cloth that could fit comfortably in a pocket or daypack. I wonder if anything like that exists. Hmmm...
Daypacks like this are best for warm sunny days spent picnicking in the meadow or long sweaty music fests or any other activity that requires a roomy backpack.
Honey Stinger Natural Energy Chews will give you or your climber buddy the extra boost they need to haul themselves over that final ridge, crest that icy peak or push through that final mile.
Shoulders, upper and lower back muscles can get seriously worked over after a rigorous climb. Give the gift of the self-administered massage with this cane massager
Survival fashion is a real thing that exists. Take for instance this paracord bracelet with an attached firestarter that has been lauded by GQ magazine as a must-have men's accessory.
Solar power is plentiful when you're climbing into the clear blue sky. Keep this charger on you during your climbs and you'll never run out of juice for your devices.