The Best Backpacking Apparel of 2020

Pick the right layers for the trail and you won't just look better: You'll feel better and hike better too.
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There's no reason to settle for baggy, heavy, or uncomfortable clothes on the trail. The best hiking apparel isn't just practical, it stays out of your way and lets you focus on what matters: the trail. We picked out the five best pieces for men and women this season.

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The Best Men's Hiking Apparel of 2020

-By William M. Rochfort, Jr.

The Best Women's Hiking Apparel of 2020

-By Louisa Albanese