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Outdoor Research Seattle Sombrero

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  • If 20 years as Outdoor Research's best-selling hat doesn't convince you that the Seattle Sombrero can keep you bone dry, nothing will.
  • Backpacker® Magazine's 2005 Editor's Choice Gold Award winner.
  • Waterproof breathable GORE-TEX® fabric sheds water like it's going out of style.
  • Fully taped seams provide superior protection from wet weather.
  • Durable 70D fabric resists wear and tear.
  • Brushed tricot interior wicks away moisture and feels soft against your skin.
  • Internal Cinch-Band™ adjustment for proper fit.
  • The foam-stiffened brim floats in case you drop your hat into an accommodating river or lake.
  • Hook-and-loop tabs on brim and dome allow you to flip up the sides of the brim when the rain subsides.
  • Removable chin cord with cordlock holds hat in place on blustery days.
  • 100% nylon.
  • Wash cold and dry flat.
  • Measurements:
    • Circumference: 26 in
    • Brim: 4 in
  • Product measurements were taken using size XL (7 5/8). Please note that measurements may vary by size.

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  • Video Description View the Video Description for this product! (Please note that the color shown in the video may no longer be available.)
  • If 20 years as Outdoor Research's best-selling hat doesn't convince you that the Seattle Sombrero can keep you bone dry, nothing will.
  • Backpacker® Magazine's 2005 Editor's Choice Gold Award winner.
  • Waterproof breathable GORE-TEX® fabric sheds water like it's going out of style.
  • Fully taped seams provide superior protection from wet weather.
  • Durable 70D fabric resists wear and tear.
  • Brushed tricot interior wicks away moisture and feels soft against your skin.
  • Internal Cinch-Band™ adjustment for proper fit.
  • The foam-stiffened brim floats in case you drop your hat into an accommodating river or lake.
  • Hook-and-loop tabs on brim and dome allow you to flip up the sides of the brim when the rain subsides.
  • Removable chin cord with cordlock holds hat in place on blustery days.
  • 100% nylon.
  • Wash cold and dry flat.
  • Measurements:
    • Circumference: 26 in
    • Brim: 4 in
  • Product measurements were taken using size XL (7 5/8). Please note that measurements may vary by size.
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Outdoor Research Seattle Sombrero

Seattle Sombrero
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Overall: Rated: 2 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Loved this hat! Looks great, feels great, wonderful quality! HOWEVER, if you live in a warm climate and are looking for a sun hat, look further. This thing is hot. Very, very hot.

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  • - customer
  • from Florida
1 person found this review helpful
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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This is the second OR Seattle Sombrero I have ordered. My first one is 5 years old and still going strong. I bought this second one to replace the one my husband had.....which was 20 years old and had the lining start to dry rot. Mind you, my husband works outside and always wears this hat when it rains. (It wasn't leaking when we replaced it, either!). The fact that it is soft and crushable means you can stash it and take it anywhere. Also works as a good sun hat as the brim is wide enough to protect ears and back of neck as well as face. And unlike other rain hats, the brim is big enough in the back that the rain slides off and over the back of your coat, rather than down the back of your neck! A first rate product all the way around. Side brims also Velcro up out of the way when you don't need the ear coverage.

  • - customer
  • from Charleston, WV
1 person found this review helpful
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Great hat! It won't win any fashion awards, but I did receive 3 complements on it's madien voyage out in my front yard. It's perfect for gardening and outdoor adventures. Great protection from the sun. Turn sideways and velcro up the back, and you can lie in the hammock and keep the sun out of your eyes.

  • - customer
  • from Sound Beach, New York
1 person found this review helpful
Overall: Rated: 4 stars! Comfort: Rated:4 stars! Style: Rated:2 stars!
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Full disclosure - I am part of a GORE-TEX product testing program and received this hat as a sample while working at a gear shop. That said, the hat still rocks. It might not be the most stylish hat out there, but it is waterproof, keeps water off your face and from dripping down the back of your neck. On sunny days it is not too warm to be used as a sun hat, and the entire thing packs down small and light enough to disappear in a backpack.

I'd also recommend: OR, Marmot, Patagonia, Mammut

  • - customer
  • from Oregon
Overall: Rated: 4 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I love the service of Zappos! The hat was good, although warmer than I thought.

  • - customer
  • from missouri
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