Whether she spends her days tagging trophies, fishing offshore, or climbing summits, we’ve got you covered with the best gift ideas for the mom who loves the great outdoors. Don’t go for the generic card and flowers this year. Instead, pick a present that will help your mom enjoy her favorite outdoor activities this Mother’s Day.
For the Hunting Mom
DSG Bexley 2.0 Shirt & Pants
Perfect for running and gunning after spring gobblers or chasing early season whitetails, the Bexley 2.0 set from DSG is constructed of breathable, lightweight ripstop and moisture-wicking fabric to keep women cool yet concealed. Both pieces feature a DWR treatment for staying dry, even in warm weather drizzle. The shirt sports a soft, elasticized hood and thumbholes for easy layering and protection, plus a pullover-length zipper for quick on and off. A chest pocket and front pouch provide convenient storage for small gear. The pants boast even more pockets throughout as well as flexibility at the knees for enhanced mobility. They can accommodate longer or shorter legs with adjustable inseams, and an elastic waistband offers added stretch. The Bexley 2.0 set is available in Realtree Edge, Excape, and Timber in sizes XXS through 5XL. The shirt rings in at $79.99 and the pants at $89.99.
LaCrosse Women’s Lodestar Boots
Featuring a breathable GORE-TEX liner and 400G Thinsulate Ultra, these boots keep feet comfortably dry and warm in extreme conditions. Nubuck leather, abrasion-resistant material, and HexGuard rubber toes provide long-lasting durability and protection. DuraFit heel cups provide a secure fit and added stability, while Vibram outsoles with omni-directional lugs boast excellent traction in the backcountry. Lodestar boots feature LaCrosse’s lightweight, oversized X-shank and EVA midsoles for ideal weight distribution and shock absorption. They’re available for $240.
KUIU Women’s Merino Apparel
KUIU just debuted a new women’s hunting line, and some of the standouts include a variety of merino wool base layers. Featuring KUIU’s Nuyarn technology, the styles are naturally odor-resistant, thermoregulating, moisture-wicking, and breathable — perfect for conditions ranging from mild and dry to frigid cold. The 145 LS Crew can serve as a standalone hunting top with UPF 50+ protection or an insulating base that’s easy to layer with built-in thumbholes. The Ultra Merino 145 Zip-Off Bottom features full-zip sides for easy on and off without removing boots, as well as a low-profile elastic waist with hook and loop tab adjustment for a tailored fit. The 145 Racerback Tank sports a scoop neck as a great next-to-skin layer. The new women’s line even features an affordable merino headband for keeping hair and sweat away from mom’s face in the backcountry. It’s one size fits all and has anatomical shaping for optimized fit and comfort. The Ultra Merino 145 Zip-Off Bottom comes in charcoal, while the other pieces are available in Vias, Valos, or Verde camo patterns in sizes XS through XL. These merino base layers run from $25 to $109.
For the Angling Mom
Magellan Outdoors Women’s Pro Angler Mossy Oak Whitecap Gaiter Hoodie
This Gaiter Hoodie from Magellan Outdoors is designed specifically for female anglers. The polyester/spandex construction provides a soft, lightweight feel, and built-in UPF 50+ protection blocks harmful UV rays while she’s out on the water. The hoodie wicks moisture away from skin, prevents overheating with cooling technology, and features an integrated gaiter for added protection. It’s finished in Mossy Oak’s Whitecap camo to blend in with surroundings. And it’s a super affordable pick at just $39.99.
Fin-Nor Surf Candy Sunglasses
Chocolates won’t last long, but these Surf Candy Sunglasses will keep the lady in your life fishing for years to come. These sporty shades are completely customizable to mom’s style. Choose from glass or carbonate lenses in blue mirror, grey, or green mirror and three different frame colorways — including a chic and feminine rose gold, brown, and amber stripe option. Adjustable silicone nose pads and rubber temple tips provide all-day comfort. Surf Candy Sunglasses are available in small or medium sizes starting at $209.
For the Active Mom
5.11 Tactical PT-R Emily Full Zip
Part of 5.11 Tactical’s Physical Training Ready (PT-R) line, this sweatshirt will keep mom comfy from the gym to the trail and everywhere in between. It features a fully adjustable hood to keep out the cold and a kangaroo pocket to warm up hands. The moisture-wicking, anti-odor fabric prevents sweat from sticking around and causing stink. The Emily Full Zip is available in ranger green, black, and grey blue for $62.
Alexo Athletica x Springfield Armory Collection
For moms who like some peace of mind while staying active outside, this new collab between Alexo Athletica and Springfield Armory offers several stylish concealed carry designs as well as coordinating tops to finish the look. The Terry CC Lounge Pant features Alexo’s patent-pending Tuck and Carry, which allows for tucking in a shirt without exposing a concealed weapon. This pant sports a high-rise elastic waistband with drawstring, straight legs, and a pull-on design. The Full-Length CC Legging is full-coverage and high-compression, while the Mesh Pocket CC Legging offers added thigh pockets. All Springfield bottom styles feature the ambidextrous carry pocket design for four carry position options as well as the double pocket system for added security. Available in a variety of colorways and patterns, the Alexo Athletica x Springfield Armory pants and leggings range from $79 to $119.
Danner Women’s Trail 2650
For hitting the trail, traveling, or cross training, these Danner shoes are incredibly comfortable and supportive. The Trail 2650’s Ortholite footbed features three layers for maximum cushioning, is constructed of open-cell polyurethane for air circulation, and is completely removable. The lightweight PlyoGo midsole adds even more cushion, while the Vibram 460 outsole with self-adapting lugs employs a Megagrip compound for resilience and grip on wet or dry surfaces. Danner Trailguard TPU shanks provide solid footing on uneven terrain. Trail 2650s weigh in at just 18 ounces per pair and are available in a variety of colorways with leather or mesh uppers at $170.
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