Hiking, for a relatively simple activity, requires a lot of gear, and many hikers (myself included) geek out about their favorite products and brands. So they should be easy to shop for, right? With so many options, it’s easy to get decision fatigue. Whether you’re shopping for seasoned trekkers who have explored the most remote trails or beginners taking their first steps into the world of hiking, finding the perfect gift can be quite a journey in itself.
As an outdoor gear writer and former backpacki