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Awards Editors' Choice Award Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award Best Buy Award  
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Pros Lightweight, durable, good sun protectionVery stylish, well ventilated, packable, comfortableGood protection, comfortable, good in wind, breathableTotal 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 Not super stylishSomewhat narrow brim, not adjustable, expensiveLess durable than Tilley, not great for backpackingLooks a little funny, can get hot on the back of your neckNot stylish, brim is not crushable, shows stains easily
Bottom Line The 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 performanceWhat 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 Ultra Adventure Filson Summer Packer Outdoor Research Sombriolet Sun Runner Cap Adventure Hat
Protection (30%)
9
7
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10
Comfort (25%)
9
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8
Breathability (15%)
8
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Durability (15%)
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Style (15%)
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Specs Ultra Adventure Filson Summer Packer Outdoor Research... Sun Runner Cap Adventure Hat
Weight (ounces) 2.6 oz 3.9 oz 3.1 oz 2.8 oz 2.64 oz
Size of Brim (inches) 3.25", with 6" neck cape 2.25" 4" front/back, 3.25" sides 2.75 brim, 7.25" neck cape 3.75", with 7.25" neck cape
Material 88% nylon, 12% polyester dobby Dry finish shelter cloth 86% nylon, 14% polyester double weave ripstop 100% Supplex nylon 100% nylon with 100% polyester mesh insets
UPF rating 50+ 50+ 50+ 50+ 50+
Cinch Cord Yes Optional Yes Yes Yes
Packable/compressible Yes Yes Yes Yes No - do not fold or compress the brim. Packs Flat
Size tested L Large L L M 21" - 23"
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