This Father’s Day, transcend the ordinary and ignite the flame of adventure in your outdoorsy dad's heart. Give him more than just a gift; give him the promise of unforgettable moments, forging unbreakable bonds in the great outdoors. Odile Hufkie, the Marketing Manager for Cape Union Mart, shares a selection of gifts that will equip any adventurous dad for the remarkable journeys that lie ahead, whether he's a seasoned explorer or a spirited novice yearning for thrilling escapades.
"Adventurous dads are destined to explore the untamed wilderness, from conquering multi-day hikes and camping expeditions with the family, to embarking on exhilarating winter strolls through nature's enchanting realms. That's why we're thrilled to present a vast range of gear meticulously crafted to suit the intrepid souls of dads who love the great outdoors," says Hufkie.
Here, Hufkie unveils her gift suggestions for the different types of adventure dads:
For the Fashionable Explorer Dad who likes fashion & function
For the Fashionable Explorer Dad who seeks the perfect harmony between fashion and function, Cape Union Mart presents the K-Way Felixx Eco Softshell Jacket. This iconic masterpiece, now fully recyclable, shields him from the elements while accentuating his impeccable taste. Alternatively, embrace sustainable fashion with the K-Way Men's Creek Re: Down Jacket, a testament to warmth, protection, and a stitch-free construction, crafted from recycled down feathers.
Complete his ensemble with the K-Way Explore Canvas Peak, boasting a six-panel design, a peak, and an adjustable backstrap for the perfect fit, ensuring he stands out as a beacon of style and adventure.
For the Camper Dad
For the Camper Dad who cherishes nights spent beneath the stars, entrust him with the the K-Way Horizon 6-Person Tent. This remarkable sanctuary defies the elements, offering unparalleled shelter from even the harshest rains, thanks to its highly water-resistant fabric capable of withstanding up to 1500mm of water pressure.
Equipped with mosquito netting and reflective ropes to guide him through the night, this tent becomes a haven of peace amidst nature's majestic embrace.
Pair it with the Deuter Orbit Sleeping Bag, an epitome of durability and warmth, boasting a synthetic fiber filling, an insulating zip baffle system, and an inner valuables pocket exclusive to Cape Union Mart. And don't forget the exclusive Coby Slippers, allowing him to greet the sunrise with unmatched comfort and warmth, as he basks in the glory of the new day.
To prepare your dad for any adventure that lies ahead, equip him with the Kaliber T17 Multi-tool. This all-in-one DIY device houses 17 tools, from pliers to knives and screwdrivers, a testament to his resourcefulness and preparedness in the face of the unknown.
For the Gadget Dad
For the Gadget Dad, whose love for technology is only rivaled by his love for the great outdoors, show your heartfelt appreciation with Malkin 1000L Rechargeable torch.
This essential gadget boasts powerful illumination and a long-lasting battery, ensuring your dad never finds himself lost in the depths of darkness during his exhilarating escapades. For those late-night tinkering sessions or intense car repairs, present him with the Black Diamond Spot 400 headlamp, a brilliant hands-free lighting solution offering multiple brightness settings and a waterproof design, empowering him to conquer any challenge that comes his way.
For the Hiker Dad
For the ultimate storage when it comes to a multi-day hike, the K-Way Hiker 50 + 10 Hiking Pack is ideal for the hiker dad who's never afraid to venture off the beaten path. Dad will be able to set out on the trails with a large and comfortable hip belt with pockets to keep his trail mix and essentials close at hand. If he gets caught out in the rain, he'll be in luck as the pack comes with its own rain cover and has splash-proof zips to keep his personal belongings dry.
If he requires something lighter for a shorter hike, he can remain hydrated with the Aonijie Moderate Gale 12L, an ultralight hydration vest with a 12-litre capacity, multiple compartments, and adjustable height options. Once he gets to the top, he can enjoy a warm cup of coffee from the Stanley Vacuum Flask for those chilly morning sunrise sessions.
To make carrying all his new gear a breeze, get him the Deuter Aircontact Lite 50 + 10 Hiking Pack. This lightweight pack features a 50-litre main compartment and 10 litres of additional storage inside its pockets. It also has an air comfort back system for ventilation and back length adjustment for added comfort during long hikes. Lastly, to help him stay on track and head in the right direction, get him the K-Way Pathfinder Compass, which includes a thermometer and windchill calculation chart.
About Cape Union Mart:
The Cape Union Mart Group is based in Cape Town and currently houses five major retail chains which include, Cape Union Mart, Old Khaki and Poetry. The group collectively has over 250 stores across South Africa, as well as Namibia and Botswana. It also exclusively stocks the K-Way brand, an extremely popular technical range of outdoor clothing and gear.