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Hiking, paddling, trail running, camping, surfing… Outdoor Retailer is the premiere tradeshow, showcasing the outdoor industry’s newest gear, apparel, and accessories for these sports and more. Just back from the show, we previewed the coolest new stuff to come for 2023 — and discovered great gifts for that sporty dad available now!

CLOCKWISE TOP RIGHT: HARI MARI MEN’S DUNES FLIP FLOPS $55. These all-weather, adventure-ready, water-loving flip flops are ultra-comfortable too. MemoryFoamToe™ post eliminates break-in period for instant comfort, and footbed features water siping channels to keep feet from slipping when wet. Boat-safe outsoles provide extra grip with 100% rubber traction.

SHWOOD CAMP TOPO SUNGLASSES $79. Built with adventure in mind, the CAMP Eyewear collection merges rugged durability with classic style and an added natural twist. The mixed-materials of the collection feature signature Shwood inlaid wood panels on temples. Lenses provide 100% UVA/UVB protection and glasses come with custom sleeping bag travel pouch.

DECATHLON QUECHUA HIKING BACKPACK 30L NH500 $49.99. This stylish, waterproof, and versatile daypack is made for the trail but with a refined style for everyday carry. Strap on trekking poles or slide in your laptop, the Quechua is equipped to handle it all with its foam-padded back and straps, chest strap and waist belt, 5 zipped pockets, 2 water bottle holders, external straps and loops.

KLEAN KANTEEN INSULATED TK PRO 160Z. $39.95. This high-performance, streamlined thermos features double-wall stainless steel that keeps beverages hot for 20 hours and cold for 75 hours. With a 7oz. cup lid and 360-degree pourability, enjoy that hot cup of coffee or your favorite chilled drink on the go.

ADVANCED ELEMENTS ADVANCED FRAME CONVERTIBLE KAYAK 15′ $979. This incredibly versatile inflatable kayak easily converts from an open deck boat to a closed deck kayak, and folds down into its own 21″ x 35″ duffle. A rigid bow and stern rib-frame design creates efficient paddling. 3 seat locations allow solo or tandem paddling with supportive padded seats for hours of comfort and fun.

ARTILECT DARKHORSE 185 ZONED CREWBASE LAYER $130. Engineered for the most demanding athletes in the toughest conditions, Artilect offers a full range of 100% Nuyarn Australian merino wool base layers, integrated into one thermoregulating system. The men’s Artilect Darkhorse 185 Zoned is ergonomically designed to allow the greatest range of movement with a soft and stretchy tech-fit that feels barely-there. Warm in cold conditions, it is also cooling in the heat.

ROARK CHILLER BOARDSHORTS 17″ $66. Roark Chiller boardshorts are made from a recycled polyester/hemp blend for sustainability, and embrace the good vibes of a day of surf and sand. With side slit pockets and casual styling, they are perfect for summer days spent off the beach too.

PENDLETON NATIONAL PARK STRIPE BEANIE $29.50. The official charity of America’s National Parks, Pendleton offers a full range of products in different park colors, including a collection of striped beanies. Shown above is Glacier National Park.

VISSLA 7 SEAS RADITUDE 3-2 FULL CHEST ZIP WETSUIT $249.95. Vissla wetsuits are created for the eco-conscious surfer, designed to minimize environmental impact and protect the oceans. Made with 100% super stretch Japanese limestone based neoprene – instead of petrochemical – they are lighter, warmer, softer, and easier to put on and take off. The 7 Seas series offers versatile 3-2 weight warmth, and a tailored fit with anatomically engineered body lines for unrestricted performance.