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By: Matt Hickman on Nov. 29, 2011, 6:58 a.m.
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Photo: The North Face

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The North Face Men's Venture Jacket

For your dad Hugo, who isn’t letting his advanced age get in the way of his daily nature walks: Given that the motto of The North Face is “Never Stop Exploring,” this lightweight and versatile rain jacket makes for a great gift for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. Engineered with revolutionary HyVent DT EC material derived from soybean oil in lieu of petroleum-based synthetics, the waterproof Venture features a fully adjustable hood with visor, pit-zip vents and a hem cinch cord. Available in a range of colors, the jacket picked up the Editors Choice Green 2011 Award from Backpacker magazine. $99-$129.