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  • UPF 50+ protection
  • Eyelets in the crown help dissipate excess heat
  • Polyester headband wicks sweat
  • Foam in the crown keeps the hat afloat if it gets dropped in water
  • Adjustable chin strap


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Best Use Hiking
Hat Style Sun Hat, Safari Hat
Fabric Nylon
Lining Fabric Headband: polyester
Sun-Protective Fabric Yes
UPF Rating 50
Quick Drying Yes
Head Circumference Unavailable
Width Of Brim 3.5 inches
Gender Women's

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Sun Hat Ever I love this hat! Even though it has flowers on it I wear it all the time. It only weighs 2.1oz, its white, its cool, and it fits well. The brim holds it shape well. If you fold it up it may be a little wavy for a bit but it springs back to flat fairly quickly. Great hat!
Date published: 2015-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lightweight and Durable Adjustable around the hat band and under the chin which is nice.
Date published: 2016-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Highly recommend this comfortable hat I wore this hat for many days of hiking in sunny weather. The wide brim shades the face very well and chin strap is comfortable. The hat is very lightweight, with inside venting and small airholes. This design provides medium breathability through the head in hot sunny weather. It folds up nicely for a backpack or suitcase and still retains its shape. I highly recommend this product.
Date published: 2017-01-05
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not for warm weather. No ventilation so super hot in warm weather. Size is good for sun shade (even on neck if you wear it back on your head). But I need an all-weather hat.
Date published: 2017-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent hat Bought it for a whale watching trip. Cord keeps it securely anchored, brim is wide and shelters your eyes. Can take a lot of abuse
Date published: 2017-04-16
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Is this Sahara hat able to be packed flat?  Or will that ruin the brim? Also, is it water repellant if worn in the rain?

Asked by: Daniakk
If I'm packing this in a suitcase, I just place it on top so the brim lies flat, then squish down the more flexible center fabric. . . . If I want to take the hat off and stuff it into my purse, I just fold it gently in half (gentle folds at the front center and back center) and then roll it up so it is in the shape of a cone (think ice cream cone) before I stow it in my purse. It comes out fine when I'm ready to wear it again. . . . I've had my hat for years. It holds up great.
Answered by: Faye Valentine
Date published: 2017-06-06
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