Father's Day is two weeks away, and here are some gift ideas for the outdoorsy dad on your shopping list. The Eureka Amari Pass Solo Tent...

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Father’s Day is two weeks away, and here are some gift ideas for the outdoorsy dad on your shopping list.

The Eureka Amari Pass Solo Tent ($129) is a lightweight (3 pounds, 10 ounces) but durable aluminum-framed backpacking tent. The easy to set up, two-pole dome tent is more than 6 feet long and 3 feet wide. The bathtub floor protects against splashing and standing water. It is also available in two- or three-person designs. Available at REI and Federal Army & Navy Surplus in Seattle or http://store.eurekatent.com.

The Portland, Ore.-based Leatherman Tool Group’s new Rebar Multi-Tool ($58) comes with 17 tools that provide countless uses for any situation, and eliminates bringing along a cumbersome toolbox. Available at REI or www.leatherman.com.

The compact, lightweight and waterproof LED Lenser F1 Flashlight ($80) brightens up the darkest outings. The light features a tail stand and a durable glass breaker ring around the lens. Available at REI or www.ledlenser.com.

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Light up the night on the next camping trip with the compact Energizer LED Folding Lantern ($29.99) and Tripod Multifunction Light ($29.99). Both can be propped up to deliver vibrant lighting, and are water resistant. Available at Kmart or Target stores, and at www.amazon.com or www.energizer.com.

The Etón Rugged Rukus All-Terrain Sound System ($99.99) can be easily taken along to keep the music pumping or a smartphone or tablet fully charged. The solar-powered panel charges the unit’s internal lithium ion battery, and has a built-in USB port and is Bluetooth compatible. Available at http://bit.ly/10buzle.

The Vapur Shades ($9.99) 18-ounce BPA-free bottle keeps you hydrated on any outdoor adventure and is collapsible, making it easy to pack away. The Vapur MicroFilter ($69.99) removes waterborne bacteria and protozoa, and purifies hundreds of liters of water. Available at http://vapur.us; www.amazon.com; www.target.com; or www.eddiebauer.com.

The Cabelas Tulalip and Lacey stores are your one-stop shopping place for all the latest outdoor gear. The summer salmon fishing season is just around the corner, and the Salt Striker Casting Rods ($79.88) and Depth Master Gold DMM 30 Trolling Reel ($129.99) with a line counter are the perfect set-up to reel in the big ones.

Those planning a camping trip can keep warm under the stars with the XPG Evader 15-Degree Sleeping Bag ($99.99). Stay dry with the Gore-Tex Guidewear Bass Angler Jacket ($269.99), and cast a fly with the compact Cahill Fly Rod and Reel Combo ($59.99). All are available at both stores or www.cabelas.com.

Cut through summertime glare with the stylish Guideline Eyewear’s Draft Model Sunglasses ($59.99). Their polarized lens and sturdy frames come in handy on the water or hiking through the woods. Available at www.glpolarized.com.

The Nite Ize Gear Tie Mountables ($4.39-$5.59) provide dependable storage for just about every item dad needs to hang. The bendable mounts come in 2-, 3- and 4-inch sizes. The strong 3M Acrylic Plus Tape can be placed wherever needed, and can be easily removed without damaging the surface. Available at www.niteize.com.

On- and off-road bikers will like the high-powered and durable Nite Ize Nova X3A LED Bike Light ($60.99) to light up the way in all weather conditions. The two twistable gear ties make it easy to mount, and has a range of 442 feet. Available at www.niteize.com.

The Fisherman Eyewear Mahi Sunglasses ($29.99) are perfect for any sunny-day outdoor activity. Don’t be fooled by the inexpensive price as the spring-hinged frames are strong, and the polarized lenses offer safe protection from harmful UV rays. Available at www.fishermaneyewear.com.

A wonderful gift for the dad who likes to relax with a good book is the Steelhead University: Your Guide To Salmon & Steelhead Success ($24.95) by Terry J. Wiest. The colorful and informative 80-page book, published by Frank Amaro Publications, recently earned Wiest the “Book of the Year Award” by the Northwest Outdoor Writers Association. Available at www.amazon.com or www.AmatoBooks.com.

What a Trout Sees: A Fly-Fishing Guide To Life Underwater ($24.95) by Geoff Mueller gives readers an underwater life from a fish’s perspective, and asks one of the most famous questions: Do trout really sleep? Available at www.amazon.com.

Mark Yuasa: 206-464-8780

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