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Awards Top Pick Award Editors' Choice Award Editors' Choice Award Best Buy Award  
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Pros Good protection, comfortable, good in wind, breathableLightweight, durable, good sun protectionVery stylish, well ventilated, packable, comfortableTotal protection, removable cape, good in the wind, good valueGreat protection all around, especially on the back; brim is angled for longer protection, good ventilation, comfortable
Cons Less durable than Tilley, not great for backpackingNot super stylishSomewhat narrow brim, not adjustable, expensiveLooks a little funny, can get hot on the back of your neckNot stylish, brim is not crushable, shows stains easily
Bottom Line A great choice for boating, the Sombriolet has decent protection from the sun and good wind performanceThe highest performing and most versatile in our fleet, this hat takes our Editors' Choice AwardIf you're looking for a hat that'll last forever and that you'll actually be excited to wear, look no further than the FilsonWhat it lacks in the style department, it makes up for in protection. It is versatile and wins our Best Buy AwardThis dorky looking hat has great sun coverage and we'd recommend it for any activity
Rating Categories Outdoor Research Sombriolet Ultra Adventure Filson Summer Packer Sun Runner Cap Adventure Hat
Protection (30%)
8
9
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10
10
Comfort (25%)
9
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8
8
Breathability (15%)
8
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8
Durability (15%)
8
9
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6
Style (15%)
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4
Specs Outdoor Research... Ultra Adventure Filson Summer Packer Sun Runner Cap Adventure Hat
Weight (ounces) 3.1 oz 2.6 oz 3.9 oz 2.8 oz 2.64 oz
Size of Brim (inches) 4" front/back, 3.25" sides 3.25", with 6" neck cape 2.25" 2.75 brim, 7.25" neck cape 3.75", with 7.25" neck cape
Material 86% nylon, 14% polyester double weave ripstop 88% nylon, 12% polyester dobby Dry finish shelter cloth 100% Supplex nylon 100% nylon with 100% polyester mesh insets
UPF rating 50+ 50+ 50+ 50+ 50+
Cinch Cord Yes Yes Optional Yes Yes
Packable/compressible Yes Yes Yes Yes No - do not fold or compress the brim. Packs Flat
Size tested L L Large L M 21" - 23"
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