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    REI Sahara River Cap

    The REI Sahara River cap helps you keep a cool head while paddling on the water or logging miles on the trail. See details

    • $19.50

    Item # 847885

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    The REI Sahara River cap helps you keep a cool head while paddling on the water or logging miles on the trail.

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    The REI Sahara River cap helps you keep a cool head while paddling on the water or logging miles on the trail.

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    The REI Sahara River cap helps you keep a cool head while paddling on the water or logging miles on the trail.

    • Soft, breathable nylon fabric is lightweight and quick drying; polyester mesh side panels promote ventilation
    • Fabric provides UPF 50+ sun protection, shielding skin from harmful ultraviolet rays
    • Polyester sweatband wicks moisture away from your brow and speeds the evaporation process
    • Foam-stiffened bill offers sun protection for your eyes and face; brim keeps the REI Sahara River cap afloat in water
    • Stretchy bungee in back fine-tunes the fit


    Item 847885

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    REI Sahara River Cap Specs
    Best use
    Sun hat
    (Main) nylon / (sides) polyester mesh
    (Headband) 60% recycled polyester/40% polyester
    2.5 inches
    Hat style
    Lining fabric
    Sun-protective fabric
    Moisture wicking
    Quick drying
    Length of bill

    REI Sahara River Cap

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    REI Sahara River Cap is rated 3.0 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worse and worse I've been wearing the various versions of this cap for years and loving its usefulness for hiking, cycling, sailing, etc., especially combined with its foldability (with the foam bill it can easily be folded and stuffed in your pocket when not in use, and it's always ready to spring back to shape when taken out again). However, with each new version it has gotten worse and with the latest it is practically unusable due to the extremely poor fit, lack of sizes, & very poor sweatband design (the band falls out of the cap and hangs down unless you awkwardly use two hands to put on the cap. It's very sad to see this cap go from extremely useful to basically useless. I used to keep two around. But I had to return the one I just ordered after just a few minutes when I realized it would never be comfortable or useful.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Funky and super effective! This funky little hat is awesome! Looks weird off (head band hangs out) but wears great and is super effective! Keeps sun off the head and face and is super well vented. I've worn this hat daily for months in +115 degree weather on asphalt and in the back country, in the wind and the rain - stays put, stays cool and dries quickly. I've washed it numerous times - just tossed it in the washer with whatever and it has held up great... looks new.
    Date published: 2014-03-21

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