There’s a lot going on in the world, so it’s understandable if you forgot about ordering a Father’s Day gift. With these local brands, it’s never too late to show Dad you care.
Topo Designs River Shorts
Is there a raft-supported trail running trip on Dad’s summer 2020 bucket list? These relaxed fit, two-way stretch shorts will keep him cool no matter what he’s getting into. (Psst: A women’s version with a 4.5-inch inseam is available for moms who like to get after it, too.) $ 79 | topodesigns.com
Swiftwick PURSUIT Business Eight
Dads don’t have limits, and neither should their socks. This moderate-compression crew sock packs Swiftwick’s technical performance features into a stylish, super-soft Merino wool number with plenty of support — plus moisture wicking fibers that’ll keep him cool whether he’s grinding in the boardroom or chasing his kids through the wilderness. $ 20 | swiftwick.com
OtterBox Venture 25 Cooler
Whether he’s embarking on a rugged day trip with his buddies, or taking the kids fishing along Gore Creek, this ultra-durable cooler will keep Hope Foods hummus and a six-pack of Upslope IPA cold all day long. $ 230 | otterbox.com
EcoVessel TriMax Triple Insulted Stainless Steel Mug
Forget about Saturday morning cartoons: Outdoorsy dads like to get up and go. This high-performance, insulated mug fuels an active day by keeping his coffee warm. Any caffeine is good when there are kids in the mix, but this gift pairs especially well with a bag of beans from a local roaster such as Kaladi Coffee Roasters or Wader Coffee. $ 25 | ecovessel.com
Boo SL-G Custom Gravel Bike
If Dad jumped on the gravel bike bandwagon, wow him with a handmade bike. Combining bamboo and carbon technology, the SL-G is a top-of-the-line, custom gravel bike built for extremely rough terrain (flint, hard rock, and washboard dirt roads). $ 4,895 (frame only) | boobicycles.com
Breckenridge Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey
This last one isn’t gear. But kids stress everyone out sometimes, and doesn’t the dad in your life deserve to hydrate with a 100 percent grain-to-bottle Breckenridge Whiskey that tastes great on and off the trail? $ 117 | breckenridgedistillery.com
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