This cap meets the requirements for UV-protective labelling.
Perforations around temples to allow air to circulate
85% polyamide for increased tear resistance
This fabric allows moisture generated by the head to escape
This hat takes less than 80 minutes to fully dry after being immersed in water.
The component absorbs and wicks away perspiration
The hat weighs between 82 and 84 grams according to the size
What criteria must a cap meet in order to qualify as "UV-protective"?
UV protection standards for hats are very specific: The fabric must of course be anti-UV (UPF index greater than 50), but this is not enough to claim the finished product is anti-UV. The hat must also have a wide brim and flap which fully protects the face and the back of the neck.
The Trek 500 hat meets these requirements so you can go hiking with complete peace of mind: you are perfectly protected!
How is polyamide more resistant?
Polyamide offers excellent abrasion and tear resistance. Moreover, microorganisms and mould don’t trouble the synthetic fibre!
How do you measure a fabric's quick drying capacity?
The product is machine washed 3 times then line dried, then we immerse it in water and measure how long it takes to get back to its pre-wash weight.
This hat scored an impressive 5 out of 5 stars, returning to its pre-washed weight in less than 80 minutes!
Tips for storage and maintenance
Machine wash - 30° max - normal
Do not bleach
Do not tumble dry
Do not iron
Do not dry-clean
TESTS AND WARRANTY
The entire design team was able to test this hat during frequent excursions in the Mont Blanc mountain range, where Forclaz – Decathlon's trekking brand – has its offices.
a panel of independent trekkers to ensure complete impartiality. Our testers trekked in the Pyrenees and the Alps and were asked to give their honest opinion of this hat.