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Outdoor Research Force 9 Sombrero

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When the wind kicks up and rain is on the way pull on the Outdoor Research Force 9 sombrero to shield yourself from the elements.

  • Gore-Tex® fabric is tough, extremely breathable and durably waterproof and windproof
  • Seams are taped for complete protection from moisture
  • Rigid brim stays flat even in the fiercest of winds; foam-lined brim floats in water
  • Flip the sides of the brim up and magnets will keep them in place
  • Tricot lining wicks moisture off your brow
  • Vent in back allows warm air to escape
  • Adjust the fit with the external adjustment
  • Removable chin cord keeps the Outdoor Research Force 9 sombrero on your head when the wind picks up


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Outdoor Research Force 9 Sombrero Specs
Best use
Rain hat
(Headband) nylon tricot
2.75 inches
Hat style
Lining fabric
Sun-protective fabric
Moisture wicking
Quick drying
Width of brim

Outdoor Research Force 9 Sombrero

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Outdoor Research Force 9 Sombrerois rated4.0out of5by1.
Rated4out of5byfromGood for rain or mist and also for sunThis is a good hat to keep the sun and rain off on days that are not too hot. It's similar to the Coastal Sombrero I've used for several years (that model seems no longer available). The brim is stiffened in front and back, but less stiff on the side, so it can fold up. It has a sturdy strap system to hold it on your head in the wind. In a stiff wind, the side brim will blow around, I expect. It's nylon and Goretex, so it will breathe some, but it's not the best hat for dry and sunny days. It's a good compromise for areas that aren't too hot, and where it may well rain, and the wind may blow.
Date published: 2013-08-10

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