Father's Day 2012 Gift Guide - Under $75

Mountain Hardwear Elmoro

It is now getting closer to crunch time. With only a few days left finding that perfect gift will take all the help you can get. We still have three more guides to go and they are going to be jammed packed with great ideas for dad. This guide is full of gifts that will cost you under $75 and will hopefully inspire dad to get in the outdoors and play. As always we love to hear from you and let us know what you are doing for your dad this Father's Day.

 

 

Mountain Hardwear Men’s Elmoro S/S T

Dad can now run a little harder this summer, while still staying cool. A combination of performance fabrics give this tee one of the fastest moisture transport times on the market. Nothing will keep you cooler on a warm-weather run.

Features:

Poly/polypro plaited fabric to rapidly move moisture

Stretch mesh strategically placed for venting and close fit

Flat-lock seam construction eliminates chafe

Antimicrobial finish controls odor

Reflective trim for visibility

UPF 25

MSRP: $52.00

http://www.mountainhardwear.com/Men%27s-Elmoro%E2%84%A2-S/S-T/OM4618,default,pd.html

exofficio_piscoExOfficio Men's Pisco™ Jacquard Short-Sleeve Shirt

Is your dad the world traveler? If so, the Pisco Plaid Shirt will add some versatility and style to dad’s travel wardrobe. Wrinkle resistant and quick drying fabric packs great, and the plaid print pairs with any outfit so you can go from meeting to meet-up in any city in the world.

Features:

Soft subtly patterned fabric

Button closure

Critical seams moved off the shoulder to prevent rubbing

Quick drying

Wrinkle resistant

MSRP: $70.00

http://www.exofficio.com/products/details/mens-pisco-jacquard-short-sleeve-shirt

GrizzlyPlaidSSBrownAleRedington Men's Grizzly Plaid Shirt

Give dad a shirt that he can look stylish no matter what he is doing. This comfy shirt will protect from the sun and dry quickly when wet. It is also perfect for wearing out on the town or for a weekend camping with the boys.

Features:

100% Nylon

VersiWick fabric

UPF 30+ VersiSun™ fabric

Custom Redington yarn-dye plaid

Non-corrosive metal ring snap closures

MSRP: $ 54.95 short sleeve $64.95 long sleeve

http://www.redington.com/Grizzly-Plaid.html

odin_cargoHelly Hansen Odin Series Cargo Short

This Spring Helly Hansen turned to its prestigious North American guide partners, Mountain Madness and H2O Heli Guides, for design input on its expanded Spring 2012 Odin outerwear and all-new sportswear series. Their advice: make it even lighter. This short goes right along with this. This Odin series men´s cargo short combines hard wearing Oxford weave, a practical design and UPF 30+ protection to make an essential garment you'll want to wear again and again.

Features:

Oxford weave

UPF 30+

Regular fit

MSRP: $75.00

http://shop.hellyhansen.com/item?sku=51219

UPSIDE_DOWNERSImperial Motion Upside Downers Boardshort

100% Flat polyester. 18″ Outseam with all over sublimation print by Ryan Bubnis. Also features our signature “Tight & Right” perfect fit, plus logo trims and embellishments. For the casual surfer and beachgoer, I'd recommend checking out the new boardshort and spring/summer lifestyle collection from Imperial Motion. Their Tight N' Right boardshorts use a free-strung lace that allows a precise fit regardless of any in-between phases where you've had one too many beers to fit those snug trunks.

MSRP: $64.95

http://imperialmotion.com/blog/collection/upside-downers-boardshort/

pearlizumi_questPearl Izumi Quest Jersey

A great and good-looking option for the cycling dad, this jersey is made with SELECT transfer fabric setting the benchmark for moisture transfer while the 13.5" zipper allows for easy venting.  Three back pockets give additional storage and reflective elements make this jersey safe for riding in low-light visibility.

Features:

SELECT Transfer fabric sets the benchmark for moisture transfer

13 1/2" zipper for venting

Three back pockets

Reflective elements for low-light visibility

Sublimated logos on shoulders

MSRP $50

http://shop.pearlizumi.com/product.php?mode=view&product_id=1503334&outlet=

zoic_dnaZOIC DNA Print Jersey

V-neck riding shirt designed with epic trail days and bombing downhill runs in mind. ZOIC ditched the back pocket of the traditional cycling jersey in favor of 2 “gun-slinger” side pockets, then strategically placed mesh venting on the upper back to cool you around your pack. They also gave the sleeves longer length for coverage from sun & scuffs so the DNA rides all day long wherever you go.

Features:

Polyester fabric wicks and breathes with a soft feel that also stands up to outdoor abuse

UPF 40 rated fabric shields your skin from harmful UV rays

Relaxed fit with a raglan elbow-length sleeve

Mesh-lined V-neck collar

Integrated Air Flow mesh vents on upper back and underarm

2 deep “goo-slinger” side pockets for handy snack & cell phone access

Right pocket features internal headphone cable slit

DNA graphic screen print on sleeve and hip

Contrast ZOIC screen print under right sleeve seam

Tagless neck label eliminates itching and irritation

MSRP: $55.00

http://www.zoic.com/dna-print

nutcase_stumpNutcase Stumptown Woody Helmet

This Father's Day give Dad a Stumptown Woody Nutcase helmet to keep him safe and stylish all summer long. Dad will love his trendy gift! All Nutcase Helmets include a magnetic buckle allowing for one-handed operation, certified CPSC for bicycle riding and adjustable spin dial allows for perfect fit.

Features:

Injection-molded ABS shell

Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) protective inner foam for high impact protection

2 front intake vents

7 multiple top-mounted exhaust vents, and 2 rear exhaust vents

Adjustable Spin Dial allows for perfect fit

Three sets of removable low-density polyurethane foam insert liners for comfort & refined fit

Anti-Pinch, Magnetic Buckle for easy, one-handed operation

Reflective logos front, back & sides

1 Nutcase wrist band for letting your friends know that you "Love Your Brain"!

Rust proof rivets with Nutcase helmet guy logo

Soft fabric chin strap for maximum comfort

MSRP: $60.00

http://www.nutcasehelmets.com/collections/street/gen2/stumptown-woody-Gen2

montana_ipadMontana Fly Co. iPad cover

Does dad love to fly fish as well as always have his iPad? You can now protect his investment with Montana Fly Co.'s iPad cover featuring MFC's Artist Series artwork. The new iPad cover is made of durable synthetic leather that offers universal sizing for either iPad 1 or iPad 2. It also comes equipped with a stand and is available in a variety of Artist Series colorways.

MSRP: $59.99

http://www.montanafly.com/Camo/tool_and_gear2.html

SwiftFX12XLMountainsmith Swift RX

For the dad who is always carrying a camera. The compact waistpack carry solution for your DSLR camera; complete with media accessory pocket, Delta Compression System waistbelt fit, side 22oz water bottle carry, and Hypalon™ Lens Case Attachment System (LCAS). The pivoting stash pocket provides for fast access to a hat or gloves. . . while the compression molded front zippered pocket provides added security for an extra point and shoot backup camera, iPhone, etc.. Made from Reforge™ recycled PET body fabric (100% Recycled).

Features:

Removable 1 inch shoulder strap

DWR coated air mesh foam back panel

Hard case molded foam front panel pocket for extra Point & Shoot carry

Zippered right side waistbelt accessories pocket

Delta Compression System load adjustment

Side Hypalon attachment point to accommodate lens cases carry system

Side mesh pocket fits 22oz bottle

Shove-it panel pocket for glove and accessories

Zippered main compartment

Interior padded compartment with camera carry dividers

Yellow lining promotes visibility

Zippered front panel pocket with organization

MSRP: $74.95

https://www.mountainsmith.com/products.asp?productId=334&categoryId=13&subCategoryId=27&subCategory2Id=0

adamsDr. Scholl's® Adams

Give dad’s feet some comfort and relieve while still looking good. The classic canvas makes for a casually styled athletic look and the True Lite technology delivers an unbelievably lightweight fit and feel. The Energy Wave insole provides immediate and all-day comfort.

Features:

Canvas upper in a casual slip-on style with a round, moc seamed toe

Frayed detail at the toe

Two eye lace-up front, side medial eyelets

Textile lining, cushioning insole features Energy Wave™ technology

True Lite™  flexible traction outsole

MSRP: $59.99

http://www.drschollsshoes.com/shopping/productdetails.aspx?p=22585&pg=5184115

Killer Shark Skeleton

shark_skeleton

In 2012 Killer Shark introduces the naked truth about the Killer Shark. As the name implies, the Killer Shark Skeleton hides nothing and shows off everything. As the saying goes, you can’t always judge a book by its cover. In this case, we couldn’t agree more. Take a look inside! The Killer Shark Skeleton also features the new silicon band for superior fit and comfort, and like all Shark Watches, is backed by a limited lifetime warranty. The slogan for this watch is “Hides nothing, shows everything!”

Features:

Water resistant to 100 meters

47mm polycarbonate case and top ring

Durable silicon strap

Time / date

Dual time

Alarm

Chronograph

Countdown timer

Night vision backlight

100 meters H20 resistance

MSRP: $65.00

http://www.sharkbrand.com/store/index.php/signature-watches/killer-shark-skeleton/killer-shark-skeleton-orange.html