The 9 Best Hiking Jackets of 2020 - Backpacker

The 9 Best Hiking Jackets of 2020

Rain, sleet, snow, wind: These are our favorite shells of the season for any weather.

There's a lot of factors that go into making a great jacket. It has to fit right, it can't weigh you down, and it can't be so expensive that it drains your bank account. Perhaps most importantly, it has to work, no matter the weather. To make sure our picks did, we took them out in storms, cold-weather hut trips, and up to the top of windy peaks. These 9 magnificent models passed the test.

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