See most common and highest rated gear in these surveys... 2020 was a odd year but there are years past and I think a 5 year round up somewhere in there.  There are also surveys for the CDT.

Mostly Black Diamond.

Personally for general backpacking I prefer aluminum poles over carbon fiber because they bend rather than shatter.  Foam or cork are more comfortable.  I wear sun gloves but most of my backpacking has been in the Sierra.  I like Black Diamond with the metal clips but the BD handles are a bit on the thinner side.