Brands The Best Hiking Apparel Brands  

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Special gear is required to explore the great outdoors. Hikers know this better than most – there's nothing worse than getting blisters due to the wrong footwear, or getting chilly on a high mountain trail because you forgot to pack an insulated jacket. Whether you're a seasoned trail fiend or a hiking newbie looking to take a casual walk through the woods, there's a clothing brand for you. Some hiking apparel is designed for mountain treks during winter weather, while other good hiking clothes are designed for keeping cool in summer months. Many of the top hiking clothing brands also make great footwear.

What companies will you find on this list of the best hiking clothing brands? The North Face is a brand synonymous with winter hikes. The company's sleek designs provide hikers with ample mobility while its warm textiles keep chilling winds at bay. Marmot is another great clothing brand for hikers.

One of the most important pieces of clothing for hikers are socks, and SmartWool makes some of the best. Other good companies featured on this top hiking clothing brands list include Columbia, REI, and Mountain Hardwear.

Which hiking apparel company do you think deserves the top spot on this list? Give your favorites a thumbs up to move them towards number one and add any notable brands that are missing.
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Patagonia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands

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Mountain Hardwear is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands

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Mammut is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands

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The North Face is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands

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Marmot is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands

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REI is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands

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Black Diamond is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands

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SmartWool is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands

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Columbia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands

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prAna is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands

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Outdoor Research is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands

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Fjällräven is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands
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Helly Hansen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands

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Merrell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands

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Icebreaker is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands

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Millet is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands
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https://www.millet-mountain.com/

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Fjällräven is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands
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Jack Wolfskin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands
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KUHL is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands

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Darn Tough is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands

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CimAlp is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands
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CimAlp is an outdoor apparel brand established more than 50 years ago by mountain guides in the French Alps. Creators of high-quality technical apparel for hiking, running, skiing, travel and more. Find quality apparel for 30% less than premium outdoor brands.

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Buff is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands

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Under Armour is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands

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Nautica is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands
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Odlo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hiking Apparel Brands