Outdoor Research, pioneers of the Seattle Sombrero, makes hats for every occasion. From fashion caps to sun and rain protection and ski beanies, Outdoor Research designs hats to suit every taste and every outdoor pursuit.
The venerable Seattle Sombrero, a trademark piece and recipient of Backpacker Magazine Editor's Choice award, has become an iconic look for Northwest outdoors people, and for good reason; it is incredibly functional in the outdoors. Stay dry in the rain or sheltered from the sun while climbing your favorite volcano or braving a summer rain shower. The Seattle Sombrero is just the tip of Outdoor Research's hat collection. They specialize in technical head wear for active skiers, hikers, walkers and climbers. They use the latest in fabrics and design technology including:
Looking for sun protection? Outdoor Research has a variety of wide brim sun hats for women, men and kids including these favorites:
Prefer a medium brimmed variety? You will like the following:
Outdoor Research has technical ball caps for running, hiking and general wear, too. Like their wider brimmed hats, their ball caps feature breathable, quick-drying fabrics for easy care in the field and while traveling.
You will also find a great selection of warm knit and fleece styles for men, women and kids. Outdoor Research draws form a colorful palette of muted tones and subtle designs in their knit hats including:
They even have technical fleece and Windstopper® balaclavas for cold weather warmth.