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Lucky C
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Hat for sun protection

Post by Lucky C » Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:11 pm

I'd like to get a hat that will protect my neck/ears/nose from getting sunburned, and isn't too hot to wear it for a few hours on a sunny day in the 80s. In the short term I'll be going on some hikes in Death Valley, but I also want it for doing gardening/yard work in the summer. It doesn't need to look good, but I also don't want one that looks "stupid". Any recommendations?

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Re: Hat for sun protection

Post by jacob » Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:41 pm

Urban sombrero for extra style. Otherwise boonie hat.

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Re: Hat for sun protection

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Re: Hat for sun protection

Post by Papers of Indenture » Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:58 am

Straw is a good bet. This is my yard work hat:

https://www.amazon.com/Columbia-Mens-Wr ... B00I0QYGJW

If you don't like straw ..This one was mentioned last time and looks pretty nice.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00HX1Z3WO/re ... V7NTS&th=1

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Re: Hat for sun protection

Post by Lucky C » Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:16 pm

I went with a boonie hat (previously didn't know the name for it) because a Walmart seller had some for $5 including shipping. Not as nice as the straw hats but I don't plan on wearing it often and it packs compactly.

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Re: Hat for sun protection

Post by enigmaT120 » Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:18 pm

I love this one:

https://smile.amazon.com/Frogg-Toggs-Br ... s+rain+hat

Cheap and waterproof, not just for the sun. Folds up small for packing.

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