- Fabric Performance: Water-Resistant, Breathable, Lightweight, Wicking, Quick-Drying, TransAction™ Headband, UPF 50+
- Design Features: Foldable Brim, Dark Fabric Under Brim, Embroidered Outdoor Research Logo
- Functional Details: Packable, Crushable
Fabric: 100% Supplex® nylon, plain weave main shell, undervisor, and lining (Black Check; 100% nylon, dobby weave main shell, undervisor, and lining)
Avg. Weight (oz./g): 1.8oz / 51g (L)
- bad hat (Review by kevin)
I had the same problem with this hat as I had with the Swift hat. The bill is cut asymetrically so that one side is longer and dips much farther down than the other side. Not sure if that's a bizarre new style or just poor quality control by OR. After 10 minutes of wear it annoyed me so much I gave it away.
(Posted on 7/4/16)
- Buy this now. (Review by Keith)
i bought this hat for two reasons, rain and rain. This hat kept me dry, and kept my glasses spot free during a stormy bicycle commute. The XL was big at first,( typically no hat fits me,( I was a green dot in football helmets)) after a run through the wash, the hat shrank just enough to be perfect... Equate this to new Levi's.
(Posted on 4/28/16)
- Great hat for any weather (Review by Adam)
My first cap went all over the place with me and received tons of comments about where to get one - I've even had one person like it so much they took it out of the rental car in Detroit.
I've had four now, couple different colors in fact. I have worn it in heat, everyday at work in pouring rain and even though it's not designed for rain it keeps my head dry. It has gone everywhere with me, and have a back up just in case I loose another or one is taken again. I'd recommend -light, durable, comfortable, and dry.
(Posted on 8/21/15)
- No issues (Review by brandon)
Great at its job, nuf said.
(Posted on 8/16/15)
- Great hat (Review by Clayton)
Used it for climbing and skiing under a helmet and just around town. Works great.
(Posted on 4/29/15)
- A Revelation (Review by NewDeal)
When you want to pack small and light, a traditional baseball cap is pretty inconvenient. I got the Radar cap to fill that need, thinking it would be a utilitarian piece to keep the sun out of my eyes, my head dry, and cover up messy hair (ok, so I'm a little vain). I was surprised--it's actually a very stylish hat. I wear it out and about as much as on the trail, and get many compliments. And that folding brim... why every hat doesn't have it, I don't know.
Regarding its water resistant capabilities--I've worn this hat in some pretty heavy storms and it has kept my head perfectly dry. As a test, I even inverted the hat and filled it with water. I didn't notice any drips. Conclusion: this hat is, for all intents and purposes, waterproof. The only drawback I've found is that it holds in my perspiration on hot days. For that reason, I plan to buy the version with vents.
(Posted on 12/30/14)
- Like an "old friend" (Review by Matt)
I've owned this hat for a while, and decided it's finally time for a review. This thing goes with me everywhere. It's super light, really comfortable, and effective. I get countless compliments on the hat, and people are amazed when I show them how the brim folds. It's like they've been living under a rock all their lives. Some folks have mentioned the water resistant properties as being bad - however, I've found that it does just fine as long as you are not in a down pour. No, it is not waterPROOF, but it's not made to be. The functionality (spelling, I've had a few beeeeers) is great for blocking that big ball `o fire in the sky, and keeping light rain out of my eyes. Plus it folds down to the size of a taco and slips into a pocket or pack very nicely. I recommend the Radar Pocket Cap for anyone that wants a hat that is truly functional and not cumbersome. You can't go wrong with something that simply works.
(Posted on 11/14/14)
- Almost perfect! (Review by MJS)
Love this hat. Light-weight, great for traveling, versatile, easy to clean. 4 stars instead of 5 only because the hat is a bit deeper than I'd prefer - I have a big grape on my shoulders, and when I put it on, it fits well in terms of diameter, but there's still a little bit of space between the top of my head and the hat - not a deal-breaker, just not perfection. Love the fold, too.
(Posted on 11/3/14)