Which is best for hiker gear?
When it comes to gear for hiking, we tend to look at the big three brands that we all know and love: Gear brands like Brooks Brothers, North Face, and Thermarest, plus the smaller brands like Levis, H&T, and Merrell.
But what about gear for the smaller hiking clubs?
How much gear does each outfit need?
Here are the five biggest outdoor gear brands in the US and the top gear they use for their groups.