Last Minute Gift Ideas for the Mountain Man Dad

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They say it’s easy to be a father, but a true test of patience is to be a Dad. A father brings a child into this world, but a Dad takes care of his kids. Regardless if your father was in your life or not, you know someone that has influenced you in a way like a Dad. It could be your older brother, an uncle or even a coach. For this Father’s Day, here are four gift ideas to celebrate the mountain man Dad in your life.

Four Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Mountain Man Dad


Meat – A Man’s Best Friend

Mountain Valley Meats SignA way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. So, enjoying a good piece of meat on a grill is on nearly every man’s best gift idea list. There’s something masculine about cooking a steak over an outdoor flame. Instead of just your typical piece of meat, find a local butcher that sells local grass fed steaks or go for something crazy like game meats. Here are a few butcher shops in ski towns across North America that are close to our hearts:

Support A Local Ski Or Bike Shop

BC Safety gearIt used to be that men identified themselves by their occupation. This is no longer the case for most fathers nowadays. Instead of getting him a polo or tie, why not get him something from a local bike or ski shop that relates to their favorite activity. If you don’t know what kind of gear to buy, get a t-shirt from their local shop. There’s nothing better than representing a company they believe in. Here are a few shops that we like to stop by when we’re in town:

A Case Of Their Favorite Local Ski-Town Brew

Aspect Boards n Brews Beer SignHow can you celebrate an occasion without something to toast? Get a case from a micro-brewery based in their favorite ski town. Or even better, mix ‘n match! Of course, if you live close to a brewery, grab a growler ‘cuz fresh beer out of the tap is always the best. Here are a few breweries:

Whiskey – The Other Drink

If your mountain man Dad isn’t a beer drinker, he might be a Whiskey aficionado. And the best part? There’s a boom of new distillers opening in a ski-town near you. In fact, the high elevation is known to help with the distillation process. So, here are our favorite Whiskey distillers just as passionate about the mountains as we are and they’re actually based IN the mountains:

Hopefully, these last minute ideas will work for your mountain man Dad. Enjoy your time with the Dad in your life this Father’s Day. We wish you all an amazing weekend!

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