Exploring the Natural World

Hiking Gear Analyses

Analysis of Boonie Hat for Hiking

I purchased two of these–one navy, one khaki–in order to test the theory that a lighter colored hat is cooler under the blazing sun. I definitely prefer the color navy, but I’ll wear the khaki if it keeps me cooler. Basic problems to be solved… Avoid dying of heat stroke while hiking, backpacking, or camping…

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