Looking For Climbing Gifts? 15 Great Ideas for The Rock Climber in Your Life

by John Wren

If you are looking for the perfect gift for the climber in your life, look no further!

We’ve put together a list of the top 15 gift ideas for climbers, as well as a short guide on what features to look out for!

Features That Make Good Gift Ideas For Climbers


Climbing is no easy sport. The gifts you give to the climber in your life have to be able to withstand some rough handling and harsh conditions. Something that falls apart after three trips outdoors screams of bad taste and is going to be a gift that goes to waste.


For those who do serious mountain climbing, safety is probably one of their top few concerns. Buy them gifts that keep them safe or help make their climbing more secure to send a message that you care about them!

Size and Weight

Someone who is bringing along items while climbing isn’t going to want to have too much dragging them down.

An item that is very heavy will be too much dead weight to warrant carrying around, and an item that is very large won’t be worth stuffing into a knapsack and taking up all that space. Opt for gifts that are lightweight and compact if they are meant to be brought out on the trail!

Weather resistance

Climbers who venture into the great outdoors are sometimes subject to bad weather conditions. A gift that will get ruined at the first splash of rain or mud probably isn’t going to be the best option.

Opt for something suited for the potentially harsh weather that it may face while being brought along on adventures!

15 of The Best Gift Ideas For Climbers

1. FrictionLabs Loose Gym Chalk

Friction Labs Gorilla Grip Chunky Texture The New Standard in Chalk for Rock Climbing, Crossfit and Powerlifting, 5 oz./142 g, Chalk White (FL-CHALK-GG-05-VXP)
  • GAME CHANGING GRIP: Don’t limit yourself because of bad grip. Overcome grip problems caused by sweat, rain, humidity, and oils or sunscreen. Our high purity Magnesium Carbonate makes a single...
  • SKIN FRIENDLY GRIP: Made in Colorado, USA with the highest purity pharmaceutical-grade ingredients. Non-toxic, silica-free chalk that is safe for all skin types. Healthy Skin = Better Performance.
  • PEAK PERFORMANCE: A bit of moisture can be the difference between success and failure. Our high purity chalk lasts longer so you can keep pushing to that next hold instead of stopping to chalk up....
  • TRUSTED BY THE BEST: Friction Labs is the only chalk endorsed by champions in multiple sports like rock climbing, tennis & powerlifting. Our chalk provides the long lasting moisture absorption you...
  • COMPLETE THE REGIMEN: Looking for maximum grip and performance? Learn from the pros: Activate your grip with Secret Stuff Liquid Chalk base layer before you climb or lift. Then add loose chalk to...

There’s nothing more inconvenient and potentially dangerous for climbers as wet hands! The FrictionLabs Loose Gym Chalk comes in three varieties, with the Gorilla Grip chunky chalk being the best for serious climbers.

It helps to eliminate any grip issues that may be caused by sweat, humidity, sunscreen, or similar moistening conditions.

This gym chalk is made from pigment-free Magnesium Carbonate that is non-toxic and without silica for healthier skin, so it’s super safe to use.

It’s also endorsed by over 100 pro athletes in sports, and it comes in a resealable bag so it’s convenient, too.

2. Black Diamond Momentum Harness

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The Black Diamond Momentum Harness uses four pressure-molded gear loops to provide paramount safety and easy usage and functionality.

It uses dual-core construction on a bullhorn-shaped waist belt to ensure extra stability and strength.

This momentum harness is made from nylon with an adjustable rear elastic riser. It also uses Trakfit technology, which is a patent-pending feature that allows leg loops to be customized extremely easily.

You can get this harness in six sizes and four different colors.

3. Foot Recovery Set

MoMoee Foot Massage Roller and Spiky Ball Therapy Set,Manual Foot Massager for Plantar Fasciitis,Heel & Foot Arch Pain,Trigger Point Therapy, Muscle Recovery (Green)
  • Premium Quality Material:Foot Roller and Massage balls are made of rubber and environmental friendly PVC.Insuring the skin-friendly, durable, safe non-toxic, washable.
  • Unique Design:Ergonomically designed with convex curves with reflexology points. Help increase blood flow, alleviate knotted muscles & tension. Use for deep tissue massage, physical therapy,...
  • Relieve Plantar Fasciitis:The plantar fasciitis roller and spiky ball use acupressure methods for putting pressure on feet to deep tissue massage, decrease tension, and increase blood circulation....
  • Multi-function Massage Tool ¡§C Perfect tool to relieve all sorts of muscle pain,, not limit to foot.and used on your hands, forearms, shoulders, back, feet, hamstrings etc offer a stimulating...
  • Portable Foot Massagers:Foot Massage Roller: 6.3 x 3 inches, 6 oz, Spiky Ball: 2.8 inches, 2.5 oz. The foot roller massage balls are pretty small in size and comes with a drawstring bag allows you to...

The Foot Recovery Set is a great gift for the climbers in your life who often find themselves suffering aches and pains in their feet after a particularly grueling climb.

It comes with a foot massager roller as well as two cold therapy massage balls filled with a non-toxic gel.

The foot roller’s ergonomic design allows for better blood flow through the tissues of the foot when used, boosting nutrient transport and aiding recovery.

Meanwhile, the massage balls stimulate acupressure therapy with their spikes and provide highly soothing relief. This set comes with a convenient carrying bag, too, and a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

4. The Push: A Climber’s Search for the Path

The Push: A Climber's Search for the Path
  • Amazon Kindle Edition
  • Caldwell, Tommy (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 344 Pages - 05/16/2017 (Publication Date) - Penguin Books (Publisher)

A New York Times Bestseller, The Push: A Climber’s Search for the Path is the harrowing memoir of Tommy Caldwell, the famous and downright legendary climber who was the first individual to ever successfully free climb Yosemite’s El Capitan’s Dawn Wall through a 3,000-foot, almost entirely vertical route over 19 days.

This tale details exactly what happened during this death-defying effort and is a must-have for any serious mountain climber who looks up to the legends of the field. The book was even one of the finalists for the Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature!

5. Leatherman Multitool in Stainless Steel

LEATHERMAN, Signal, 19-in-1 Multi-tool for Outdoors, Camping, Hiking, Fishing, Survival, Durable & Lightweight EDC, Made in the USA, Aqua/Black
  • A Leatherman for Everyone: For the last 40 years, Leatherman has been empowering millions to conquer the expected and unexpected, transforming everyday challenges into triumphant moments; Proudly made...
  • Engineered to Withstand: From our Portland, Oregon factory and backed by our 25-year warranty, our multi-tools are built to last a lifetime, embodying the innovation and perseverance of our founder,...
  • Outdoor Champion: The ultimate outdoor tool, Signal is designed for camping, hiking, fishing and more; A compact and portable EDC, Signal provides convenience and preparedness for the everyday
  • Your Adventure Buddy: Designed to help you thrive in the outdoors; Includes a built-in fire starter; Anchor your tent stakes with the hammer, crimp fish hooks with the pliers or use the safety whistle...
  • Toolbox Simplified: Combines 19 tools, including pliers, wire cutters, knife, saw, hammer, can opener and more into a compact 4.5-inch size that weighs a mere 7.5 ounces to fit in your pocket or...

A multitool has, as the name suggests, multiple uses, making it an indispensable device for a climber.

The Leatherman Multitool in Stainless Steel is fitted with an impressive 7 tools, including a bit driver, pliers, wire cutters, a knife, a bottle opener, and a carabiner, as well as an extra bit for the driver.

This multitool is practical and allows for one-handed use, and its blade locks into place to avoid a safety hazard. It weighs only 5 oz, so it’s perfect for a climber to bring along with them. Plus, it comes with a 25-year limited warranty!

6. Prohands Gripmaster Pro Edition

Prohands Gripmaster Rehab Hand Exerciser, Finger Exerciser (Hand Grip Strengthener), Spring-Loaded, Finger-Piston System, Added Palm Cushion, (7 lb Heavy Tension, Blue-Gripmaster Rehab)
  • THE ORIGINAL SPRING-LOADED HAND & FINGER EXERCISER: Prohands is used by professional athletes, world-class musicians, and as a rehabilitation tool. Made from high-quality components ABS plastic,...
  • STRENGTH, POWER & ENDURANCE FOR ATHLETES: Exercise each finger individually, or the entire hand. Isolates and exercises each finger individually for strength, dexterity, and endurance. Develops...
  • REHABILITATION & PREVENTION (STRONGER, HEALTHY HANDS): Ideal for anyone wanting to develop and maintain strong healthy hands. May help with arthritis, carpal tunnel, neuropathy, and poor circulation.
  • THE PROHANDS FAMILY OF HAND EXERCISERS (2ND IMAGE): VIA is our entry-level model, GRIPMASTER is our signature model, GRIPMASTER-Rehab has an added palm cushion, and PRO is our most advanced model for...
  • VARIOUS TENSION LEVELS: Graduated tension levels help the user measure progress. VIA 1lb to 6lb, GRIPMASTER 1lb to 9lb, GRIPMASTER-Rehab 0.75lb to 9lb, PRO 5lb to 13lb. By isolating each digit,...

It goes without saying that climbers need paramount levels of arm and grip strength. The Gripmaster Pro Edition can help improve that strength.

This exercising tool is designed for the hands, and it is made with a spring-loaded finger piston to boost hand, wrist, and forearm power.

The Gripmaster is frequently used by athletes, coaches, and others in similar professions. Its tension strength hits a high 13 pounds per finger, and it’s a compact device that can easily fit into one’s pocket and brought around for working out on the go.

7. Climb On! Original, All-Natura Skin Care Lotion Bar

climbOn All Purpose Body Lotion Bar | All Natural Moisturizer for Dry Skin | Made From Plants and Organic Beeswax | Hand Cream for Rock Climbing | Original Scent (1 Oz Tin)
  • NOURISH DRY CRACKED SKIN - The classic climbOn Lotion Bar provides intense skin nourishment in some of the harshest conditions whether you’re on the rock, trail, slopes, or road
  • BODY BALM MOISTURIZER - The solid, dense consistency bar easily rubs onto the skin or can be densely packed into seriously dry or abused skin to provide moisturization and nutritious skin fuel
  • INCREDIBLE SKIN CARE - Lotion Bar contains food-grade essential oils, beeswax and plant ingredients that work quickly on fingers, hands, feet, face, and other sensitive areas of high activity,...
  • CRUELTY-FREE SKIN LINE - We test our products on athletes (ourselves), not animals. No ingredient or product from climbOn is ever animal-tested
  • climbOn's PURPOSE - We use real ingredients for real skin and emotional issues because we are all real people; our product line is created to nourish your skin as well as your mind & body

If you are close with the climber in your life, you have probably heard about all the skin problems they suffer.

The Climb On! Original, All-Natural, Multipurpose, and Intensive Skin Care Lotion Bar can help to alleviate and soothe those issues!

Made from pure organic ingredients, this lotion bar is designed to be used for all manners of scrapes and blisters, as well as for rashes and dry skin.

It’s completely free from any harmful chemicals and is non-toxic and biodegradable, so it’s safe and healthy for just about anyone.

8. Shacke Hidden Travel Belt Wallet with RFID Blocker

Shacke Hidden Travel Belt Wallet w/RFID Blocker (Black with Black Strap)
  • Experience the epitome of durability and comfort with our hidden travel wallet, meticulously crafted from lightweight yet robust materials. The soft backing ensures a luxurious touch, providing you...
  • Simplify your travel routine by effortlessly strapping the wallet to your belt loop and discreetly tucking it between your pants and underwear. This seamless integration not only enhances...
  • Unrivaled protection awaits you with our travel wallet, featuring three separate zipper pouches strategically designed to maximize security. Your belongings are safeguarded with precision, offering...
  • Security takes center stage with our travel wallet, as each pouch is expertly lined with RFID anti-theft material. Your credit cards and passport are shielded from unauthorized scans, ensuring that...
  • Versatility meets convenience with our travel wallet's universal design, accommodating currencies from the US, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Whether you're exploring diverse cultures or navigating...

Climbers need somewhere to store their important personal belongings where they won’t be easily stolen, damaged, or lost. The Shacke Hidden Travel Belt Wallet with RFID Blocker is a great item for this purpose.

Made from light, durable nylon and a soft backing for comfort, this wallet is designed to be strapped onto a belt loop and tucked inside someone’s trousers.

This travel belt wallet is fitted with an RFID anti-theft lining for maximum safety, and it has three zipper pockets so your giftee can organize their items neatly.

9. Metolius Rock Rings 3D

Metolius Rock Rings 3D - Blue
  • Super effective for rehab or prevention of all climbing-related finger, wrist and elbow injuries
  • Exercises the hand through a full, natural range of motion
  • Includes step-by-step instructions & exercises

The Metolius Rock Rings 3D are a highly portable training device for rock climbers. Each purchase comes with two independent rock ring units that are designed with single-point, highly flexible suspension so that users can rotate joints and avoid injury.

These rock rings have a fine texture and are designed for the best possible level of symmetry. They come in four colors and also come equipped with a training guide as well as user instructions.

10. Helinox Chair One

Helinox Chair One Original Lightweight, Compact, Collapsible Camping Chair, Black/Blue
  • Lightweight, compact camping and backpacking chair packs smaller and weighs less than a bottle of wine
  • Chair frame is constructed from advanced proprietary aluminum alloy to provide maximum strength at a minimum weight; holds up to 320 pounds
  • Removable seat and zippered carrying case are made from durable, UV-resistant, 600-weave rip-stop polyester; material is machine washable
  • Setup is fast with a single internal bungee cord that assembles poles; assembled chair measures 21.5W x 20D x 25.5H inches, seat height is 10 inches
  • Ideal for travel and camping; weighs 2.10 pounds and measures 4 x 4.5 x 14 inches packed in included bag; manufacturer’s five-year warranty

The Helinox Chair One is a folding camping chair that has won awards for its amazing usability. It is made with single shock-corded poles and equipped with breathable mesh on all sides, so it doesn’t overheat and provides a cooling sitting experience with plenty of ventilation.

This camping chair is very quick to set up and easy to put away, too. Plus, it comes with a handy carrying case and it’s compact enough to warrant bringing along on an adventure. You can even get it in six different colors!

11. Solar Charger with USB Charger

[Upgraded] BigBlue 3 USB Ports 28W Solar Charger(5V/4.8A Max), Portable SunPower Solar Panel for Camping, IPX4 Waterproof, Compatible with iPhone 11/XS/XS Max/XR/X/8/7, iPad, Samsung Galaxy LG etc.
  • 【Upgraded Triple USB-A Ports】Each maximum output is 5V/2.4A and total maximum current of 3 USB is at 5V/4.8A. BigBlue 28w solar charger allows you to charge multiple devices at once. It comes with...
  • 【Higher Solar Conversion】Highly efficient SunPower solar panel convert up to 24% of solar power into free energy in enough sunlight, which is the most durable panels at present, standing up to...
  • 【Portable Camping Solar Panel】BigBlue solar charger is a great option if you’re taking an extended camping trip or if you’re traveling somewhere with an unreliable power grid. With compact...
  • 【Wide Compatibility】BigBlue USB solar charger offers a tiny power plant that can generate power for your phone (Android and Apple) and small electronics to keep them charged when the sun is out...
  • 【Package & Support】You will get BigBlue 28W Solar Charger, 50cm USB-A to USB-C Cable, User Manual and friendly Customer Service. Note: Any cloud or cover may influence the charging speed. Although...

Running out of battery while on the go with no source of electricity in sight isn’t anyone’s idea of fun.

That’s why the  Solar Charger with USB Charger is such a great device for climbers who spend a lot of time in the great outdoors. It is built with a smart IC chip that allows for fast charging by detecting the type of device plugged in.

This solar charger is highly efficient thanks to its sun panel of 28 watts, and it provides enough power to charge up two different items at once. It weighs only 18 oz, so it’s highly lightweight, and it’s very compact and fits right into a pack with ease.

It’s also very durable and built specifically for outdoor use. On top of all that, it comes with a 12-month warranty!

12.  Headlamp

Lighting EVER LED Headlamp Rechargeable 2 Packs - Super Bright Head Lamp with 5 Modes for Camping & Hiking Gear Essentials, IPX4 Waterproof Headlight Flashlight with Red Light, USB Cable Included
  • 2x Brighter LED Headlamp - Experience a powerful, long-lasting beam with the XPE LED technology, illuminating up to 500FT/150m. The long beam range and expansive area coverage make it perfect for...
  • USB Rechargeable Headlamp - Ditch the batteries! Our USB headlamp provides up to 30 hours of continuous lighting on a single charge. For extended use, we recommend purchasing 2 headlamps to ensure...
  • Multi-Mode for All Scenarios - Choose from 3 levels of white light (High/Low/Strobe) and 2 levels of red light (stay on/flash) with this versatile headlamp. The hands-free design makes it an essential...
  • Adjustable Headband & Lightweight - Weighing only 2.85 oz, you'll hardly notice it's on. The removable, washable, and elastic headband easily adjusts for a comfortable fit on both adults and children...
  • Waterproof and Shockproof, Built to Last - Confidently use this headlamp during outdoor adventures as it withstands heavy rain and splashing water. The polyethylene coating offers reliable protection...

When you are climbing a mountain, you don’t tend to have your hands free. That’s why the Headlamp is the perfect solution for a climber who might find themselves in need of better visibility.

It has a very wide beam that disperses uniform levels of light, and it offers both red and white lighting.

This headlamp is easy to use thanks to its one power button, and users can easily select their preferred lighting mode through this headlamp.

It also won’t get lost in dark situations thanks to a phosphorescent reflector. With a high Lumens of light, it’s a great tool for better safety.

13. MIRA Lunch Food Jar Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Lunch Thermos

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The MIRA Lunch Food Jar Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Lunch Thermos is a highly versatile and environmentally friendly camping food container that is easy to use and clean thanks to its wide mouth.

It can keep hot foods hot for an impressive 5 hours and keep cold foods cold for an amazing 10 hours – all thanks to its double wall insulation!

This container has a 13.5 oz capacity, so it can fit a full adult meal. It’s free from BPA, PVC, and other harmful chemicals and uses 18/8 stainless steel of a premium grade.

It also comes with a 30-day refund policy, and you can get it in 6 colors.

14. Iron Gym Total Upper Body Workout Bar

Iron Gym Pull Up Bars - Total Upper Body Workout Bar for Doorway, Adjustable Width Locking, No Screws Portable Door Frame Horizontal Chin-up Bar, Fitness Exercise & Training Equipment for Home
  • Pull Up Bar For Doorway: Plan Your Home Workout Regime With Iron Gym Pull Up Bars, Turn Any Doorway Into A Personal Gym And Get The Strong, Lean Body You Always Wanted, Right At Home. It Instantly...
  • Ideal For Upper Body Workout: Iron Gym Pull Up Bars Is An Ideal Upper Body Exercise Equipment With Three Grip Positions, Narrow, Wide, And Neutral. It Offers Wide Grip Push- Ups, Pull-Ups, Chin-Ups,...
  • Heavy-Duty: Constructed With Heavy-Duty Steel, The Metal Chin-Up Bar Ensures Sturdiness And Reliability, While The Bar Handgrip Has Professional-Grade Comfort Foam For Comfortable Ergonomic Gripping....
  • Fits Most Doorways: Comes In A Unit Packaging Dimensions Of 20X3.25X8 Inches, It Fits Up To 35.4-Inch-Wide Door Frames. It Can Be Used For An Indoor Workout, Please Keep In Mind That The Doorway...
  • Easy Installation: Our Doorframe Pullup Bar Comes With Come With Safety Brackets, A Safety Manual And Assembly Tools, Making It Easy To Install And Remove In Seconds. It Uses Leverage To Hold Against...

For the climber who wants a quick and easy personal gym but doesn’t have the home space for it, the Iron Gym Total Upper Body Workout Bar is a convenient solution.

It fits onto any door measuring between 24 and 35.4 inches wide and transforms it into a personal gym that can be used for pull-ups, chin-ups, crunches, dips, and much more!

This workout bar can be installed in mere seconds and allows for three grip positions, so your giftee can use the foam grips based on their preferences or training needs. Plus, it uses leverage technology to stay up, so it won’t damage the doorframe.

15. Survival Pocket Light LED Solar Lantern & Flashlight

The Survival Pocket Light LED Solar Camping Lantern & Collapsible Tactical Flashlight is compact and offers two functions thanks to its telescopic feature.

It can be used as a camping lantern or a bright flashlight, and it charges through the use of a hand crank.

This collapsible flashlight also comes with a phone charging function, and it has a flashing light that can be used for emergency signals.

It also has a smart chip to prevent overcharging and other mishaps, and it’s easy to carry or hang up thanks to its handle. On top of all that, it has a 6-month Refund Guarantee policy!

If you have a climbing fanatic in your life, one of these gifts is sure to go down a hit whatever the occasion. Practical and useful is what we recommend when buying for adrenalin junkies, climbers, and bouldering fans!

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