Field Test: All-Purpose Trail Clothes

Our crew of Grand Canyon rangers spent 520 days in the backcountry to find the best three-season wardrobe.



Super Soft Synthetic: Merrell Ngeo Crew



Stink-free Wool: GoLite Koli Wool Baselayer Shortsleeve



Perfect Pants: Outdoor Research Voodoo Pants



Versatile Shell: Marmot Stride Jacket



2 More Trail Shorts and Hiking Tops



Tech Talk: The Science Behind Synthetics