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Backpackers Holiday Gift Guide

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Backpackers Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday season is upon us, and for those who find joy in the simplicity and serenity of the great outdoors, there's no better gift than something that complements their love for camping. Whether they're seasoned adventurers or just starting their journey into the wilderness, we've curated a list of essential and thoughtful gifts available at 3 Rivers Outdoor Company, the Hub for the Pittsburgh Outdoor Community.

Visit 3 Rivers Outdoor Company's camping collection for a diverse selection of high-quality gear and accessories. From innovative gadgets to cozy essentials, these handpicked items are sure to elevate any camping experience. Give the gift of exploration and adventure this holiday season, and watch as your loved ones gear up for new outdoor escapades.


Ultralight Backpack

A great backpack is the heart of any backpacking adventure. Consider gifting an ultralight backpack from 3 Rivers Outdoor Company, designed for comfort and durability on long journeys.


Portable Water Filtration System

Keep your backpacker hydrated with a portable water filtration system. 3 Rivers Outdoor Company offers compact and efficient filtration options, ensuring access to clean water wherever the trail leads.



Compact Lightweight Tents

Upgrade their shelter game with a compact and lightweight tent. Whether solo or for two, 3 Rivers Outdoor Company provides tents designed for easy setup and durability against the elements.

Dragonfly Osmo Ultralight Backpacking Tent


High Performance Sleeping Bag

Give the gift of a good night's sleep with a high-performance sleeping bag. Explore options at 3 Rivers Outdoor Company that offer warmth without compromising on packability, perfect for chilly nights under the stars.


Multi-Tool Camping Utensil Set
camp kitchen

Simplify mealtime on the trail with a versatile camping utensil set. From compact stoves to foldable sporks, 3 Rivers Outdoor Company provides multifunctional tools for the backpacker's culinary needs.


Lightweight Camp Cookware
msr quick 2

Upgrade their backcountry kitchen with lightweight and durable camp cookware. 3 Rivers Outdoor Company offers a range of compact and efficient cooking sets, ensuring delicious meals on the go.


Headlamp with Rechargeable Batteries
biolite 425

Illuminate their path with a reliable headlamp. Opt for models with rechargeable batteries from 3 Rivers Outdoor Company, providing bright and energy-efficient lighting for nighttime adventures.


Navigational Tools: Stay on Course with Compasses and Maps
garmin gps

For those who thrive on exploring off the beaten path, consider gifting navigational tools. Browse through compasses, maps, and GPS devices available at 3 Rivers Outdoor Company to ensure your loved one always finds their way back to camp, no matter how far they roam.

Garmin inReach Mini 2


Trail Maps or Guidebooks
guide book

Inspire their next adventure with trail maps or guidebooks for popular climbing destinations. This can also be a great way for them to discover new routes.

Guide Books


Gift Cards

gift cards

If you're unsure about their preferences, a gift card to your local gear shop allows them to choose the gear or accessories they need.

Gift Cards


This holiday season, make memories that will last a lifetime by giving the gift of adventure. Explore the curated backpacking collection at 3 Rivers Outdoor Company, where every item is a ticket to the great outdoors.

Interested in meeting a fun group of outdoor adventures? Check out our events page to meet new and fun folks across Pittsburgh.

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