I'll start with the negatives. This hat looks a little dorky with the sun "cape" on. Also, the cape can block desirable breezes more than traditional wide-brimmed sun hats might, and the mesh panels on the sides of the hat are covered when the cape is attached, which reduces breathability a bit
Everything else is positive. For starters, the hat is very lightweight and comfortable. Even though it's sold in different sizes, it still features sizing adjustments with Velcro (like many baseball caps). The cape is removable and attaches securely via two metal snaps on the hat's bill and a fabric loop in the back. Remove the cape, and you're left with what looks like a conventional running hat, which might be desirable at times. The hat is quite breathable even when the cape is on and the mesh panels are covered. The fabric feels nice against skin (I think it's sort of like a cool pillow case). It does not repel rain, but it is very quick drying if it gets wet.
With the cape on, the hat protects the neck, ears, and face better than any other sun hat I've used (I got it got it primarily for hiking, by the way). Even a wide brimmed hat doesn't protect especially well when the sun is low or if you're by water where sunlight is reflected from below. And unlike a wide-brimmed hat, this hat can be worn under a hood when rain or cold become an issue. Resting sunglasses on the brim of this kind of hat is also easier.
The cape is light enough that even a gentle breeze will move it to allow nice air-flow, but if you want it to stay put, the adjustable chin strap will keep it down. This can provide a small amount of heat retention in cold winds. It also wards off flying insects to some extent.
I've been pleased with mine and would recommend it for hiking, camping, fishing, and many other outdoor activities where sun protection is a concern.
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