Brands The Best Hiking Pants Brands  

Jessica Lawshe
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You have your trail mapped, you've packed tons of water, and you've enlisted a great hiking companion to accompany you. You've thought about everything. But have you thought about your pants? Jeans aren't going to cut it. Sounds like it's time to check out our list of best hiking pants brands.

Yoga pants are great for yoga and jeans are great if you're hiking the mall, but when exploring the great outdoors, your pants should be made with durable, quick-drying fabrics that offer protection against the elements. Pants made specifically for hiking are the number one way to protect your legs from poison ivy, other allergenic plants, and freezing temps as you head up those mountain peaks. Brr!!! We can't all be Bear Grylls, but we sure can wear his pants. Seriously, you can buy Bear Grylls-brand survival trousers. 

There are tons of brands to choose from. Some you've probably heard of, like Columbia, Patagonia, Black Diamond, L.L. Bean, and The North Face. All of those well known outdoor clothing brands offer hiking pants that will keep you comfy on the trail. You don't even have to sacrifice style for efficiency! Brands like Athleta, Rab, and Title Nine offer pants in awesome colors and styles! So, seriously, you can just leave those jeans at home.

Before you head out to explore the great unknown, take a look at our list and vote up the hiking pants brand that makes you feel as if you could conquer Everest! 

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Prana is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Columbia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Patagonia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Arc'teryx is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Black Diamond is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Marmot is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Mountain Hardwear is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Icebreaker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Merrell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Blurr is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Adidas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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L.L. Bean is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Salomon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Fjallraven is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Outdoor Research is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Haglöfs is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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REI is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Kuhl is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Royal Robbins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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ExOfficio is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Toad&Co is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Under Armour is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Mammut is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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SportHill is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Rab is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Lole is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Athleta is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Norrøna is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Ibex is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Canada Goose is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Craghoppers is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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White Sierra is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Montane is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Gramicci is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Simms is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Topo Designs is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Title Nine is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Kavu is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Millet is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Bear Grylls is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Sierra Designs is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Dakota Grizzly is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Hippy Tree is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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Mountain Khakis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands

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La Sportiva is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Hiking Pants Brands