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Outdoor Research Frostline Hat

rated 1.0 of 5 stars
photo: Outdoor Research Frostline Hat winter hat

Specs

Price MSRP: $50.00
Current Retail: $38.99-$56.00
Historic Range: $0.01-$56.00
Reviewers Paid: $37.00

Reviews

1 review
5-star:   0
4-star:   0
3-star:   0
2-star:   0
1-star:   1

This hat has great features and genius to the design, but the velcro straps are so bad as to outweigh all the other good features. I suggest DON'T buy it.

Pros

  • Fold down forehead magnetic piece
  • Interior fleece
  • Windstopper or equivalent
  • Good head coverage with which no scarf needed

Cons

  • Velcro stops working in 1 month
  • Velcro hooks damaged my nice jacket in 1 month

The hat is light years ahead of a Dome Perignon, but alas I am 1 or 2 years too soon for this fancy new hat technology because they used velcro instead of high quality metal snap buttons, which would be ideal. I hope they revise it to eliminate the velcro and put on metal snap buttons.

Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $37 on Amazon

Alicia MacLeay TRAILSPACE STAFF

Welcome to Trailspace, Aaron. Could you share some pics in your review of the velcro and its damage?


5 years ago

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