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Awards Best Buy Award Editors' Choice Award Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award  
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Pros Total protection, removable cape, good in the wind, good valueLightweight, durable, good sun protectionVery stylish, well ventilated, packable, comfortableGood protection, comfortable, good in wind, breathableGreat protection all around, especially on the back; brim is angled for longer protection, good ventilation, comfortable
Cons Looks a little funny, can get hot on the back of your neckNot super stylishSomewhat narrow brim, not adjustable, expensiveLess durable than Tilley, not great for backpackingNot stylish, brim is not crushable, shows stains easily
Bottom Line What it lacks in the style department, it makes up for in protection. It is versatile and wins our Best Buy AwardThe 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 FilsonA great choice for boating, the Sombriolet has decent protection from the sun and good wind performanceThis dorky looking hat has great sun coverage and we'd recommend it for any activity
Rating Categories Sun Runner Cap Ultra Adventure Filson Summer Packer Outdoor Research Sombriolet Adventure Hat
Protection (30%)
10
9
7
8
10
Comfort (25%)
8
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8
Breathability (15%)
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Durability (15%)
8
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Style (15%)
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Specs Sun Runner Cap Ultra Adventure Filson Summer Packer Outdoor Research... Adventure Hat
Weight (ounces) 2.8 oz 2.6 oz 3.9 oz 3.1 oz 2.64 oz
Size of Brim (inches) 2.75 brim, 7.25" neck cape 3.25", with 6" neck cape 2.25" 4" front/back, 3.25" sides 3.75", with 7.25" neck cape
Material 100% Supplex nylon 88% nylon, 12% polyester dobby Dry finish shelter cloth 86% nylon, 14% polyester double weave ripstop 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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