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A no-see-um head net. Many of the woodsy areas around…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $9

Summary

A no-see-um head net.

Pros

  • Bug protection without chemicals
  • Packs small
  • Lightweight
  • Does what it is designed to do
  • Saved me from being mauled by mosquitos

Cons

  • Slight glare on the mesh at certain sun angles

Many of the woodsy areas around Chicago are restored wetlands which serve as a breeding and feeding habitat for wildlife, including mosquitos. During a four-hour hike I was not bitten once while wearing the head net. Combined with permethrin treated clothes it was a perfect system to thwart massive swarms of mosquitos.

The head net fits over my full-brimmed Tilley hat and the elastic arm loops hold it in place. It fits in a pocket and the light weight makes it a no-brainer to carry on every hike.

The trails begin to empty every summer as the bugs take over the woods. This head-net allowed me to walk in solitude while near the city.

It allowed me to keep Deet off my face on a hot, sweaty summer day. 

Alicia MacLeay TRAILSPACE STAFF

Thanks for bringing this bug net to our attention with a review, Curtis.


3 years ago

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