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Ghost Rain Hat


Stylish, Convertible Gore-Tex Rain Or Sun Protection
$79.00 40.0% Discount Sale Price: $47.40
COLOR khaki
SIZE: XS - Out of stock
Infinite Guarantee
With classic style and rugged, durable construction, the Ghost Rain Hat provides reliable convertible sun and rain protection. In foul conditions, the removable Gore-Tex crown sheds precipitation, but when the sun reappears, it packs away in a hidden pocket. Remove the waterproof Gore-Tex cover for ventilation when the temperature rises.
Fabric :
100% nylon
70D plain weave with PU coating main shell – GORETEX Paclite 2L
100% nylon 70D woven rain cover - 100% Supplex® nylon
plain weave under brim
Dimensions :
Brim Length Front/Back: 3 5/8"
Brim Length Side: 2 1/2"
Weight :
4.9oz / 139g Avg. Weight for size L
Fabric Performance :
Fully Seam-Taped
TransAction™ Headband
Mesh- Lined Crown
UPF 50+
Design Features :
Stowable Rain Cover
Dark Fabric Under Brim
Floating Foam-Stiffened Brim
External Breathable Mesh Panels
360° Lightweight Plastic Brim Edge
Embroidered Outdoor Research Logo
Embroidered OR Logo on Cover
Functional Details :
Internal Adjustable Cinch-Band™
Removable Chin Cord


If this product wears out, I will reorder very quickly


Received this product about the time Hurricane Florence hit. We had some serious rain and it performed well. The storm passed through our region, the sun came out and all was well until Tropical Storm Michael (formerly a Cat-4 Hurricane) came through our area. A whole lot more rain and power outages. Wore this product while checking out the neighborhood and while refueling our generator. This hat laughs at the rain and after a couple shakes, the water flies right off. You won't be sorry if purchased and I would highly recommend.

North Carolina


Brim wire deformed with use


Brim wire deformed with use.



perfect sun and rain hat in cooler weather


An update to the ol Seattle Sombrero. Nice that you can take off the goretex cap. Yes it stuffs funny but that really doesn't matter or show while wearing it with the goretex cap stuffed. It is kinda warm - would be better if the mesh didn't have the liner so it could breathe better.

Seattle, WA


Awesome dryness


Awesome hat... looks great.. reshapes after packing... works for a variety of settings.. rain, sun.. wind... you name it... its got you covered.



Nice hat!


Nice enough hat but I wish they would have included some sort of schematic with the hat to show how the tuck-away piece of the hat should be folded and tucked away when not in use. The hat sort of loses its shape and ends up deformed when you roll up the tuck-away section in order to let it breathe. Could use some improvement in this dept but otherwise a nice hat and good fitting.

La Crosse, WI

My favourite piece of gear.


This hat didn't leave my head on my backpacking fly fishing adventure. It's good in both rain and sun, looks good too.

Nova Scotia, Canada


Awesome hat!


I have use OR Seattle Sombrero since 2003 and decided to try this one. Same feeling like when I used the SS. Great hat. No problem on the weather and comfy to wear when shooting with my cameras etc

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo


Ghost Rain Hat

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What is the outer dimensions of this (Ghost Rain Hat) versus the Sombriolet and Seattle Sobrero hats? Compare the medium versions for purposes of the question. I would like good UV protection first, wind resistance second and then rain last.


Hi TT, All three hats have UPF 50+ protection. For wind resistance, it ranks Seattle Sombrero>Ghost Rain>Sombriolet Sun (the Seattle Sombrero would be marginally better because of the 3 layer material). The waterproof ranking would be (Seattle>Ghost>>>Sombriolet). I'll send you measurement spec sheets of the hats with the brim lengths in a separate e-mail. Thanks for contacting OR, Paul

What is the brim size


Hi Kenn, the brim sizes of the Ghost Rain Hat are: Center Front - 3 5/8" Sides - 2 1/2" Center Back - 3 5/8" Thanks for contacting OR!

Can the hat be packed? I am concerned that I will crimp the wire in brim edge.


Hi, the Ghost Rain Hat is not packable. If it were to be packed (in a suitcase) you significantly increase the risk of deforming the brim or crown. It's possible those affected areas may return to normal with steam, however, we don't recommend packing or crushing this particular hat. Thanks for contacting OR!

Is this hat packable/crushable?


Hi, the Ghost Rain Hat is not packable/crushable. If it were to be packed (in a suitcase) or crushed then you significantly increase the risk of deforming the brim or crown. It's possible those affected areas may return to normal with steam, however, we don't recommend packing or crushing the hat. Cheers!

Hi I want the hat for fly fishing in hot or cold and wet conditions. please advise width of brims and how does it compare with the sombrero model? Also does it pack easily and come out with flat brims again etc. Thanks John Palmer


The brim of the Ghost Rain Hat is 2.5" at the sides and 3.625" at the front and back. The Seattle Sombrero brim is about a half inch wider. There is a plastic insert in the brim which gives it more structure than the Seattle Sombrero brim, but it's a little less packable as a result.


Hats Size guide


Measurement shown in:
US HAT SIZE 6¾ – 717.2 – 17.8 7⅛ – 7¼18 – 18.4 7⅜ – 7½18.7 – 19 7⅝ – 7⅞19.3 – 20
CIRCUM 21½ – 2254.6 - 55.8 22¼ – 22⅞56.2 - 58.1 23 – 23⅝58.4 - 60 23⅞ – 2460.6 - 61
US HAT SIZE 6¾ – 7⅝17.2 – 19.3 6¾ – 7¼17.2 – 18.4 7⅜ – 7⅝18.7 – 19.3
CIRCUM 21½ – 2456.2 - 61 21½ – 22⅞54.6 - 58.1 23 – 2458.4 - 61
AGE 0-1Y 1-3Y 3-6Y 6-12Y
CIRCUM 18½47 2051 2153.5 22½57.2

How to measure

Measure around your head where the headwear would fit comfortably.