Poll: Which brand makes the best rain jackets?

Which outdoor brand makes your favorite rain jacket for hiking or backpacking? Vote now to see what the rest of the industry is saying.

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Hiking season has returned, which means it’s time once again to start debating who makes the best gear in all the categories we trail fanatics love to quibble over. One essential piece of equipment in anyone’s pack for summer hiking: the all-important rain jacket.

There’s lots of technology out there that make today’s jackets performance powerhouses, and even some unique options on the market like 100 percent recyclable jackets that stand up, protection-wise, to more traditional constructions.

It’s one piece of gear that everyone needs, so we want to know: Who makes your favorite jacket? Weigh in below to see what the rest of the industry prefers.

Please note: The list of brands below isn’t exhaustive. If your favorite company isn’t listed, don’t hesitate to write in your response.