DIY Gift Basket Ideas for Hikers

Homemade DIY Gift Basket Ideas For People Who Love to Hike!

If you’re thinking about making your own DIY gift basket for someone who loves to hike, you’ve come to the right place! Creating your own DIY hiking gift basket for someone who is an avid or casual hiker is a fantastic idea. No matter what you decide to include in the basket, there is an excellent chance that your gift recipient is going to be thrilled to receive it.

DIY Hiker Gift Basket

Creating a homemade DIY hiking-themed gift basket for men, women, girls, or boys, is actually pretty easy. There’s not a ton of equipment or gear involved in hiking, so you won’t need to worry about including anything too technical or costly. Even though you won’t need to worry much about hiking equipment, there are still thousands of hiking-related gift items that you can choose from when creating your gift basket.  It can be a bit overwhelming if you aren’t sure of what you want to include.

If you’re having trouble, don’t stress, because we are here to help! We came up with a great a-la-carte selection of items that you can purchase directly from Amazon to build your own unique DIY gift basket for a hiker. We’ve included highly-rated selections at various price ranges to allow you to accommodate your budget, while still allowing you to create a fun and useful gift basket your recipient will love! Of course, you don’t have to go with our selections, we are merely presenting you with some items that would make a great addition to your hiking gift basket theme! You can also find many of these items at your local retailers. Just make sure they are small enough to fit in your gift basket.

For your convenience, we’ve broken out the basket items by category to make it easy for you to build your DIY gift basket for hikers. Just select one or more items from each category and add a few of your own unique touches. Within minutes, you’ll have everything you need to create an amazing DIY  hiker-themed gift basket. Please note that some items are in multiples, which is helpful if you are creating multiple DIY gift baskets with the same, or similar theme.

DIY gift baskets for hikers make great gifts for birthdays, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, graduation, best friends, Christmas, and more! You may also want to check out our DIY gift basket ideas for campers and our DIY gift basket ideas for outdoorsmen and women.

Let's Start Creating Your DIY Gift Basket for Hikers!

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Begin by Selecting Some Fun Hiking-Related Apparel & Accessories

Here are a few ideas that would be a great addition to your hiker's gift basket!

innotree 3 Pack Men’s Full Cushioned Hiking Walking Socks, Quarter Crew Socks

Timex Men’s Expedition Acadia Full Size Watch

MYHALF Hiking Shirts Women Mountain Heartbeat T Shirt Camping Travel Graphic Casual Short Sleeve Tee Tops

Pudolla Men’s Hiking Cargo Shorts Quick Dry Outdoor Travel Shorts for Men with Multi Pocket

Life is Good Adult Chill Cap Baseball Hat

Vcansion Men’s Outdoor Lightweight Hiking Shorts

Outdoorsy Guy Definition Nature Hiking Camping Outdoor Gift T-Shirt

Camping – Tenting Campfire Camp Hiking Trekking Camping T-Shirt

YunTuo LED Beanie Hat with Light,Unisex USB Rechargeable Hands Free 4 LED Headlamp Cap Winter Knitted Night Lighted Hat Flashlight

SANTINY Women’s Hiking Cargo Shorts Quick Dry Lightweight

Hike More Worry Less Shirts for Women 

Life is Good Men’s Hiking Jake

Now Let's Add a Couple of Books!

Hikers love to read. Need we say more? Here are some great book ideas....

100 Parks, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do Paperback

America’s Best Day Hikes: Spectacular Single-Day Hikes Across the States Hardcover

AWOL on the Appalachian Trail Paperback

100 Hikes of a Lifetime: The World’s Ultimate Scenic Trails Hardcover

America’s Great Hiking Trails: Appalachian, Pacific Crest, Continental Divide, North Country, Ice Age, Potomac Heritage, Florida, Natchez Trace, Arizona, Pacific Northwest, New England Hardcover

Hiking Logbook: Hiking Journal With Prompts To Write In, Trail Log Book, Hiker’s Journal, Hiking Journal, Hiking Log Book, Hiking Gifts, 6″ x 9″ Travel Size

Women Who Hike: Walking with America’s Most Inspiring Adventurers Paperback

Hiking Through: One Man’s Journey to Peace and Freedom on the Appalachian Trail Paperback

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail (Official Guides to the Appalachian Trail) Paperback

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail Paperback

The Trail: a novel Paperback

The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide, Second Edition: Tools and Techniques to Hit the Trail Paperback

Let's Add Some Mugs or Tumblers!

A DIY gift basket for anyone who loves hiking just wouldn't be complete without a coffee mug or tumbler for hydration!

Life Gear Stainless Steel Double Walled Mug with Carabiner Handle – Portable Rockclimbing, Hiking, Backpacking or Camping Travel Cup 10 oz

Thermoflask Double Stainless Steel Insulated Water Bottle with Two Lids, 24 Ounce, Plum

Hydro Flask 24 oz Standard Mouth Water Bottle with Flex Cap or Flex Straw

Takeya Actives Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle with Spout Lid, 40 oz, Midnight

GRAYL GeoPress 24 oz Water Purifier Bottle – Filter for Hiking, Camping, Survival, Travel

Stanley Adventure All-in-One, Boil + Brewer French Press Coffee Maker – 32oz BPA Free

Funny Camp Mug Enamel Camping Coffee Cup Gift Hike More Stress Less

Bigfoot Search Team Tumbler Gifts for Outdoorsmen Sasquatch Coffee Travel Mug – Stainless Steel Cup 30 oz

YETI Rambler 20 oz Tumbler, Stainless Steel, Vacuum Insulated with MagSlider Lid, White

Get Lost Enamel Camper Mug, Camping Coffee Mug, Nature Outdoor Hiking Camp Lover Gift (12oz)

The Great Outdoors Enamel Campfire Coffee Mug, Mountain Hiking Adventure Camp Cup, Wildlife Nature Camping Lover Gift (12oz)

Adventure Awaits Retro Camper Coffee Mug, Nature Wanderlust Van Life Campfire Cup, Mountain Hiking Camping Lover Gift (12oz)

Let's Add Some Energy & Nutrition for the Hike!

Your DIY hiking gift basket recipient will be thankful you added some food. Here are a few ideas to get you started on the right path...

Liquid I.V. Hydration Multiplier – Passion Fruit – Hydration Powder Packets | Electrolyte Drink Mix | Easy Open Single-Serving Stick | Non-GMO | 16 Sticks

GU Energy Original Sports Nutrition Energy Gel, 24-Count, Assorted Flavors

Pure Protein Bars, High Protein, Nutritious Snacks to Support Energy, Low Sugar, Gluten Free, Variety Pack, 1.76oz, 18 Pack

RXBAR, Chocolate Sea Salt, Protein Bar,High Protein Snack, Gluten Free, 1.83 Oz (Pack of 12)

Nature’s Garden Healthy Trail Mix Snack Packs – Mixed Nuts, Heart Healthy Nuts, Omega-3 Rich, Cranberries, Pumpkin Seeds, Perfect For The Entire Family – 28.8 Oz Bag (24 Individual Servings)

Bare Baked Crunchy Fruit Snack Pack, Gluten Free, Apples, Bananas, and Coconut Flavors, 0.53oz (16 Count)

Navitas Organics Superfood Power Snacks, Cacao Goji, 16 oz. Bag, 23 Servings – Organic, Non-GMO, Gluten-Free

Blue Diamond Almonds Oven Roasted Dark Chocolate Flavored Snack Nuts, 100 Calorie Packs, 32 Count, 20 Ounce (Pack of 1)

Buffalo Bills 100% Exotic Game Meat Sausage Sticks (mixed 1oz sticks – elk, venison and wild boar)

ONE Protein Bars, Gluten Free 20g Protein and Only 1g Sugar, Best Sellers Variety Pack, Best Sellers Variety Pack, 2.12 oz (12 Pack)

Tillamook Country Smoker Zero Sugar Keto Friendly Beef Jerky, Black Pepper, 2.2 Ounce

Power Up Trail Mix, Protein Packed Trail Mix, Non-GMO, Vegan, Gluten Free, Keto-Friendly, Paleo-Friendly, No Artificial Ingredients, Gourmet Nut, 14 oz Bag

Now Let's Add Some Gear & Supplies That Your Hiker Might Enjoy!

Check out these great ideas...

Venture Pal Ultralight Lightweight Packable Foldable Travel Camping Hiking Outdoor Sports Backpack Daypack

Venture Pal 40L Lightweight Packable Travel Hiking Backpack Daypack

Pankoo 16X52 Monocular Telescope, High Power Prism Compact Monoculars for Adults Kids HD Monocular Scope

Waterproof Lighter Outdoor Windproof Lighter Dual Arc Lighter Electric Lighters USB Rechargeable-Flameless-Plasma Cool Lighters for Camping,Hiking,Adventure,Survival Tactical Gear (Camouflage)

Atomic Bear Paracord Bracelet (2 Pack) – Adjustable – Fire Starter – Loud Whistle – Perfect for Hiking, Camping, Fishing and Hunting – Black & Black+Orange

LifeStraw Personal Water Filter for Hiking, Camping, Travel, and Emergency Preparedness

Gift for Men Dad Husband Him, Survival Kit 17 in 1, Survival Gear Tool Cool Gadgets Emergency Survival Gear and Equipment Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Families Hiking Camping Adventures

WATERFLY Hiking Waist Bag Fanny Pack with Water Bottle Holder for Men Women Running & Dog Walking Fit All Phones (Bottle Not Included)

ProCase Fanny Pack Waist Packs for Men Women, Waist Bag Hip Pack

Oceas Outdoor Mylar Emergency Blankets – 4 Pack of Extra Large Thermal Foil Space Blankets – Designed by NASA for Camping, Hiking, and Car Use

Cooling Towels

HikeGoo Blister Prevention Cream Specifically Formulated for Feet (3 oz)

Baskets and Fill Material

If you need baskets and fill material, we recommend heading over to your local Dollar Store if you have one in the neighborhood or within the general vicinity. You might also have some luck at Walmart or Target. Amazon also has a wide variety of baskets in various, shapes, sizes, and materials.