The goal of the perfect Father’s Day present is to try to find something they never knew existed, and then can’t imaging not having in their lives. Call it the north star of gift-giving. These fit the bill, with everything from a beautifully superfluous way to cook pizza over open flame (or lots of well-tended red-hot coals) to a fun spin on the traditional gift of a new pair of socks.
1. Snow Peak Field Oven, $299; 2. Leatherman Juice CS3, $30; 3. Ledlenser SEO 5, $50; 4. Mountain Hardwear AP Pants, $90; 5. Alpha Industries Revival Field Coat, $165; 6. Nau Stretch Motil 5PKT Shorts, $98; 7. Sock It To Me Monthly Subscription, From $22/month.
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Nathan Borchelt is a gear-obsessed travel writer and adventurer whose collection of shoes, backpacks, jackets, bags, and other “essential” detritus has long-outgrown his one-bedroom apartment (and his wife’s patience).