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Outdoor Research Bugout Brim Hat - Men's


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    From the darkest jungle to the most exposed deserts, protect your face from biting insects and sunburn with the Outdoor Research Sentinel Brim Hat. The moisture-wicking headband and mesh vents keep you cool and dry while the insect-repelling fabric treatment prevents mosquitoes, ticks, and flies from turning your face into a buffet.

    • Supplex nylon fabric is lightweight, quick drying, and highly breathable
    • Insect Shield fabric treatment helps deter mosquitoes, ticks, and other pesky bugs
    • Mesh panels and a moisture-wicking TransAction headband help you stay cool and dry
    • Foam-stiffened brim shields your face and neck from the sun
    • Removable chin cord keeps the hat secure in windy conditions
    • SolarShield construction and a UPF 30 rating help you avoid harmful sunburn
    • Item #ODR1115

    Tech Specs

    [body] Supplex nylon, Insect Shield repellent, [headband] TransAction polyester
    chin-strap toggle
    UPF Rating
    Recommended Use
    backpacking, hiking, kayaking, adventure travel
    Manufacturer Warranty

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    Not the actual bugout hat, but good

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    they have the sentinel brim hat which has a larger brim. I found the actual bugout hat at an rei but wanted a different color and found it on here. I purchased it for a trip to utah and received the sentinel hat. I called backcountry and they next day aired the bugout hat, unfortunately it wasn't picked up in time and didn't make it to me by the time I left for my trip. Wouldn't have mattered since when I got home they sent the same sentinel hat. The sentinel hat is a great hat but it does have a wider brim , I was just looking for a hat with a little less DAD-HAT vibe. Pretty breathable and light hat, i wear a 7 1/2 - 7/5/8 hat and the XL fit pretty well

    Not the actual bugout hat, but good

    Hey Jordan,

    Sorry about the two mistakenly shipped hats. I've reached out to our warehouse to have them investigate into what is causing the problem. Appreciate the feedback and glad the Sentinel worked out okay in the interim.

    Outdoor Research Bugout Brim Hat - Men's

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

    This is my favorite fishing hat. Fits great. I love the side vents with the mesh panels to keep cool in the summer. Lightweight, summer, breathable. Be nice if the brim was a little bigger, but it's nice. Keeps the gnats out of my face.

    OR the best in the hat game

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size

    No one makes clothing accessories like Outdoor Research and this hat is not different. Incredibly light weight, packs down to nothing without ruining the shape and it keeps you nice and shaded so you can go all day long. Do your skin a favor and get this hat, you won't regret it.

    Shade yourself!

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Height: 5'11"
    • Weight: 150lbs

    I have an older model of this hat that I absolutely love. I take it pretty much on every outdoor adventure - hiking/backpacking, fishing, boating, disc golf at the park. You can pretty much throw it into your pack or pocket and take it anywhere you might need it. Super stowable and has a brim wide enough to provide good protection. My preference over a ball cap or hat with a stiffer brim.

    Shade yourself!

    Excellent and Lived Up to Listed Details

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size

    Got this prior to a week long trip to Yellowstone. It was summer in Yellowstone with temps in the mid 80's to lower 90's. The trip included several long day hikes. The fabric and mesh were highly breathable. The one time I did sweat (hottest day) the fabric dried quickly. The insect shield is definitely worth it. The last thing you want in the middle of a 1200 ft ascent are gnats and flies in your face. My wife's hat did not contain the insect guard much to her dismay. There was a noticeable difference between the two hats in this regard. The hat provided excellent sun protection, which was a big plus given the higher UV exposure. This is another great product by OR and I highly recommend it.

    Greatly appreciated

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
    • Fit: True to size

    Bought this for my father when he came to visit and he was very happy with the fit. It was hard to tell if the bug repel worked because we didnt go anywhere that had a lot of mosquitoes at the time

    Awesome hat for outdoors

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size

    I bought this hat for protection while I am outside. The shade helps a lot while out in the sun and the sweat band fits snug on my head. I have never bought insect repellent clothing before so I am excited to see how well it works later on in the summer.

    Outdoor Research Sun Protection Products

    If you're not careful, long days outside hiking, paddling or climbing can leave your skin damaged and burned. To keep you protected from damaging ultraviolet rays, Outdoor Research offers a full line of sun hats, and UV Protective shirts and pants designed to keep you protected from the sun.

    Outdoor Research Bug Protection Products

    When you're heading into the mountains, more often than not you're going to encounter terrain inhabited by hungry, annoying bugs. To defend against mosquitoes, ticks, black flies and other insects?including those that can carry disease?Outdoor Research makes apparel designed to protect you from bites, some of which is treated with Insect Shield, an effective, odorless and EPA-registered insect repellent.