Hiking Headwear

Below you will find selections of hiking headwear. In cold weather a hat reduces the body heat loss (studies claim that 10% of all body heat is lost from the head) while headwear such as a baseball cap or boonie hat protects your head against UV rays in warm weather. Hiking headwear is made of different materials which have different characteristics.

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Hiking Clothing Guide

All Selections of Hiking Headwear

Best Sun Hats for Hiking in 2021

As the temperatures rise and you store your warm hiking hat or beanie at the back of your closet, you might consider bringing a sun hat for your outdoor adventures instead. Even if you are not old enough to remember the iconic Slip-Slop-Slap sun protection campaign from 1980s, you can probably recall from various other… Read More »

Outdoor Research Sombriolet

The Best Hiking Hats for Winter

A hat is one of the most important items of winter hiking clothing because it significantly reduces the body heat loss. Once US Army studies claimed that 40 to 45 % of body heat is lost from the head – and while more recent studies lower this to only 10%, it is still a significant… Read More »

Arcteryx Rho LT Beanie