Outdoor Jacket Reviews

Updated: November 13, 2020

This page covers all our hiking jacket reviews, including our annual round up of the best down and rain jackets and our highly popular down vs synthetic material guide.

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Hiking Jackets (Top Picks)


Looking for the best rain or down jacket currently on the market? Look no further! 

Our team have put over 40 different brands and models to the test. Here is our selection of the best rain jackets and down jackets by budget, weight, durability and more... 

Down vs Synthetic Guide


Check out the web's most comprehensive guide to down vs. synthetic insulation materials.

Unsure whether you should get a down or synthetic jacket. This guide will point you in the right direction.

In-depth Jacket Reviews

About the author 

Mark Whitman

Mark has trekked extensively in Asia, Europe, South America and Africa. He founded Mountain IQ in 2014 with the sole aim to be the best online information portal to some of the most popular mountain destinations around the world. When not writing for Mountain IQ, Mark is out exploring the outdoors with his wife!

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