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Fathers day gift guide 2022 – adventurer

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2022 – Adventurer

We know how to churn out some true adventure-lovers here in Australia and your dad is likely no exception. If he still has a thirst for the outdoor experience, our following Gift Guide definitely has you covered for this year’s Father’s Day (which arrives 4 September). It comes packed to the gills with the latest and greatest in adventure-ready gear, apparel, and tech. That includes everything from durable North Face jackets to multisport GPS watches to lightweight camping chairs and so much more. Pick him up something special and maybe grab an extra for yourself so you can join him on the next thrill-seeking excursion. This is how you stay young at heart no matter what your age.

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Adventurer 1

The North Face Men’s 1996 Retro Nuptse Jacket | Image: North Face

The North Face Men’s 1996 Retro Nuptse Jacket

Leave it to The North Face to craft the ultimate outdoor jacket, which resurrects the oversize logos of its 1996 predecessor. It features ripstop fabric and a non-PFC DWR finish for ample protection, along with ultra-cosy 700 fill goose down. – AU$480

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Adventurer 2

Palace GORE-TEX S-Tech Jacket | Image: Palace

Palace GORE-TEX S-Tech Jacket

This authentic Gore-Tex jacket is stylish, optimal, breathable, waterproof, and ready for all the outdoor adventure you can throw its way. It’s also selling out fast so get clicking before it’s gone.

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Yeti hard cooler

YETI Tundra Haul Hard Cover Cooler | Image: YETI Australia

YETI Tundra Haul Hard Cover Cooler

Who wouldn’t love a portable bar? The Tundra Haul is iconic outdoor lifestyle brand YETI’s first ever cooler on wheels, delivering some serious sud storage for whatever dad has in store for the summer. Inside the new Nordic Blue-coloured cooler, you’ll find extra-thick walls loaded with up to two inches of insulation, meaning your brews will always stay cold. That’s a massive plus when you consider this powerhouse is capable of holding a whopping 45 cans of beer. Park it next to dad this Father’s Day and you’ll have one happy chappy.

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Adventurer 3

Salomon XT6 | Image: Salomon

Salomon XT6

Bolstering feet since 2013, the mighty XT-6 remains the sneaker of choice amongst long-distance runners, professional athletes, and all-around fitness freaks. Recently updated with new colours and materials, it features dual-density EVA cushioning at the midsole, abrasion-resistant mesh, a full-length chassis system, and other goodies.

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Adventurer 4

Nike ACG Smith Summit Pants | Image: Nike

Nike ACG Smith Summit Pants

Nike’s lightweight and durable cargo trousers take direct inspiration from the versatile terrain of Smith Rock State Park in Oregon. Crafted from a minimum of 75% recycled polyester and recycled nylon fibres, they feature plenty of pocket room and conveniently roll up into shorts to accommodate warmer weather. Take them anywhere. – AU$210

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Adventurer 5

District Vision Stretch Shirt | Image: District Vision

District Vision Stretch Shirt

This signature activewear is available through luxury retailer Mr. Porter and that’s your first sign of its superior quality. Lightweight stretch-mesh construction and bonded side seams drive home the high-performance vibe, delivering improved airflow whilst preventing chafing. Accept nothing less. – AU$209

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Adventurer 6

Nike Dri-FIT Socks | Image: Nike

Nike Dri-FIT Socks

Socks are an underrated garment in one’s outdoor arsenal in that they can make or break your levels of comfort. Nike brings it with their popular Dri-FIT collection, which employs super-soft yarn along with moisture-wicking technology. Start cosy and stay cosy through a host of activities or terrains.

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Adventurer 7

Supreme GORE-TEX Bell Hat | Image: Supreme

Supreme GORE-TEX Bell Hat

This waterproof and breathable headwear was first introduced in 2021 and it’s still selling strong. Behold its signature GORE-TEX construction with mesh lining, webbing strap enclosure, and logo detailing. Act now because there are only a few left.

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Adventurer 8

Garmin fēnix 6 Pro and Sapphire | Image: Garmin

Garmin fēnix 6 Pro and Sapphire

If you really want to make his Father’s Day, look no further than this multisport GPS watch from Garmin. Equal parts tough, stylish, and intelligent, it comes forged from premium materials and puts a slew of advanced features at your disposal. From heart rate monitoring to pre-loaded ski maps to music syncing and more, this thing pretty much does it all. And did we mention that it can run for up to 14 days on a single charge?

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Adventurer 9

The James Brand the Mehlville | Image: The James Brand

The James Brand the Mehlville

This ultra-sturdy EDC reinvents the modern carabiner and offers more than meets the eye. Machined from a single block of alumunium, it hosts two separate compartments so as to completely prevent your keys from falling out during use. A custom thumb stud bottle opener is also part of the slim and compact package. It’s but one amongst a slew of revolutionary products from The James Brand.

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Adventurer 10

Bell & Ross BR0392 | Image: Bell & Ross

Bell & Ross BR0392

Few watchmakers capture the spirit of adventure quite like Bell & Ross, hence their popularity amongst divers, pilots, and explorers. The eye-catching BR0392 also goes by the name of Phantom and it’s not hard to see why. Dressed in all black, it runs on Swiss-made calibre BR-CAL.302 automatic movement, with photo-luminescent-coated black indices, scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, and a ceramic case. If Dad doesn’t want it, would you consider getting one for us instead? Just asking. – AU$6,187

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Adventurer 11

Snow Peak Multi-Container M Logo-Embroidered Nylon-Canvas Bag | Image: Snow Peak

Snow Peak Multi-Container M Logo-Embroidered Nylon-Canvas Bag

Made from resilient nylon canvas, Snow Peak’s Multi-Container M is a true bag for all occasions. Its sturdy handles and cubic shape make it a brilliant travel essential and one that can hold pretty much everything you need for an overnight adventure. – AU$159

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Adventurer 12

Helinox Chair One | Image: Helinox

Helinox Chair One

After a long day of hiking or fishing, a man deserves a comfortable seat on which to rest his rear. Enter the Chair One from Helinox and its seamless blend of lightweight design and sturdy construction. It also folds down for effortless storage. – AU$150

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Adventurer 13

Hydro Flask 32oz Wide Mouth | Image: Hydro Flask

Hydro Flask 32oz Wide Mouth

Forged from pro-grade stainless steel, this BPA-Free water bottle keeps liquids cold for up to 24 hours and hot for up to 12. Just picture ice-cold water flowing from its wide mouth into yours on a scorching day and you get the idea. It’s dishwasher-safe and backed by a lifetime warranty. – AU$70

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Adventurer 14

Bellroy Classic Backpack Plus | Image: Bellroy

Bellroy Classic Backpack Plus

Australia’s own Bellroy is one of our favourite brands because they focus on functional designs and exceptional materials. Their Classic Backpack Plus is par for the course and it offers dual compartment carry along with a streamlined aesthetic. Features include a special laptop sleeve, separate tech section, easy-access pouch, front zip pocket, contoured shoulder straps, padded back panels, and more.

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Adventurer 15

AWAY The Carry-On | Image: The Carry-On

AWAY The Carry-On

Masters of modern luggage, AWAY have crafted the perfect carry-on. Perched within its tough polycarbonate shell are an interior compression system, water-resistant laundry bag, and organised layout, with enough room to hold all your essentials. Wheel it through the airport, slide it into the overhead compartment, and embark on your next adventure. This is travel done right.

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Father’s Day Gift Guide 2022 – Foodie
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2022 Father’s Day Gift Guides


Jacob Osborn

Jacob Osborn is an accomplished author and journalist with over 10 years of experience in the media industry. He holds a Bachelor's degree in English and Communication Arts from the University of Wisconsin--Madison and co-authored a Young Adult novel through Simon & Schuster. Now based in Portland, Oregon, Jacob specialises in entertainment, technology and alcohol reporting. You might find him crate-digging at the nearest record store or sampling whisky at the nearest bar. He daydreams of travelling around the world, but for now, the world will have to come to him by way of lifestyle products, gear, gadgetry, and entertainment. Let's call it a happy compromise while he saves up for the next big trip.