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L.L. BEAN TRAIL MODEL TREKKING
The good: mesh liner and soft headband for comfort. The bad: water penetrated seams, dampening scalp and soaking brim; small brim. Also in blue, black, yellow, red, light blue. S, M, L, XL, XXL. $24. (800) 441-5713, www.llbean.com ()
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COLUMBIA OMNI-TECH BOONEY
The good: glare-reducing black underbill, mesh liner, soft headband, cinch strap for snug fit, shape retention. The bad: total seam failure, small and spongelike brim, dye ran. Also in tan. S/M, L/XL. $20. (503) 985-4000, www.columbia.com ()
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OR SITKA SOMBRERO
The good: draw cord for snug fit, wide brim, mesh liner, soft headband, black underbill, removable chin cord. The bad: rain penetrated, soaking headband and brim. Also in black, blue, light blue. S, M, L, XL. $35. (888) 467-4327, www.orgear.com ()
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SUNDAY AFTERNOONS CLOUDBURST
The good: totally waterproof, wide brim, draw cord, mesh liner, black underbill, soft headband. No complaints. Also in sand/black, green/black. M, L. $42. (888) 874-2642, www.sunday afternoons.com ()
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REI OUTBACK INSULATED
The good: fleecy liner and earflaps for warmth, shape retention, black underbill. The bad: water entered at seams, soaking insulation; small brim; few color choices. Also in tan. S, M, L, XL. $25. (800) 426-4840, www.rei.com ()
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