Way cool hiking hat that really manages the moisture and stays put, but snags fairly easily.
By Will Rietveld
The Headsweats Race Hat is a baseball cap style lid constructed of Coolmax fabric for rapid moisture dispersion. It features Coolmax wicking fabric in the main cap, Coolmax terrycloth sweatband, large stiff bill with black underside for face protection and glare reduction, an easy to adjust cinch strap on the back, and Invista sun protection.
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Will Rietveld Ph.D, Senior Editor for Gear and Apparel, joined the BPL staff in April 2004. In his former career, Will was a research scientist, project manager, and R&D program administrator. Now retired, he lives in southern Colorado where he takes up a new career of backpacking year-round in the mountains and canyon country of the Southwest. During the summer months Will and his wife Janet are volunteer wilderness rangers in the Weminuche Wilderness. He has been a lightweight backpacker for 52 years and an ultralight backpacker for 13 years.
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