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Outdoor Research Transcendent Down Beanie

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    • Dusk,S/M
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    Tech Specs

    Material:
    [outer] ultralight 20D ripstop polyester, [insulation] 650-fill down
    Style:
    basic
    Recommended Use:
    skiing, hiking & camping
    Manufacturer Warranty:
    lifetime

    Mega warmth for mega-cold days.

    When the mercury won't leave its cozy home in the bulb of the thermometer, pull on the Outdoor Research Transcendent Beanie. The 650-fill down traps your head's heat to help you avoid brain freeze.

    • Reviews
    • Q & A

    Looks funny, can’t get over it.

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

    Really dig this hat if I was using it for say…winter camping. I think people who are looking for a hat for the coldest of cold days are really gonna dig it. I don’t. It looks pretty funny. I thought it would hug my head a little closer and round out a bit. It doesn’t and I feel like I should be in a Devo video. It’s toatally warm and, like all OR products it’s very well constructed. A real winner in a tent or something else static. A little too warm for aerobic activities. It also really interferes with hearing, (muffles sounds), which again is great…in a tent and sleeping bag. Call me vain but for an everyday hat, it looks funny.

    I wanted to love this

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    The concept is great, the fit is just not good - I got the largest size and the elastic band is too sharp around the ears.

    Super warm but not wild about the fit...

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    I don't have a large head (a swelled head perhaps, but that a different story!) - however I couldn't get the beanie to fit comfortably. I had tried the small/medium and that definitely didn't fit, so I gave it to a friend and ordered the Large/XLarge, but compared to other beanies I've worn which were wool - so heavier and maybe conforms better to the shape of my head - the down beanie, despite being super light and super warm, just didn't warm its way into my heart...

    Adorable and functional

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    Does it resemble cupcake frosting? Maybe a bit, and that's only one reason why I love this adorable down beanie! It's light, packable, warm and unique. I wear it everywhere. Its so light and comfortable that I often forget it's on my head.

    Looks funny, but get over it.

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    • Fit: True to size

    This beanie is straight up awesome. I was very skeptical, but it ridiculously warm and comfortable. Weave of the fabric is tight enough that it actually muffles outdoor noise quite a bit. Compacts down like your favorite down jacket, so its good to go on your head, or in your pocket. Sorry Merino beanies, there's a new king in town.

    Looks funny, but get over it.

    Word! Thanks for the great review!

    Leta
    OR Rep

    Large

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Size Bought: L/XL

    I bought a L/XL based off of the size chart. Unfortunately it's ginormous. The fabric all bunches in the back leaving a layer effect. It almost resembles a turbin, thats how much fabric im talking here. I wrote OR and am awaiting response. Hat is warm enough and will be taking on backwoods outing in a few days.

    Hi Hunter - thanks for letting OR know. It's so hard to gauge size on elastic headbands! Still, it's good you let them know so they could look at their sizing moving forward.

    Leta
    OR Rep

    I have the small/medium and it's too small for me. Want to trade?

    Incredible hat!

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: Runs large

    Very light weight, comfortable and warm as can be. I even wear it when I sleep outside and don't even notice it.

    Thanks for the great review, Darren!

    Leta
    OR Rep

    How much does this weigh, also who small does it pack down to?

    Hey Tony, a picture (or two) is worth 1,000 words! Great hat!



    Leta

    OR Rep

    Hey Tony, a picture (or two) is worth 1,000 words!  Great hat!

Leta
OR Rep

    and another one!

    and another one!

    perfect hat! SUPER warm

      this hat is amazing, it looks good on and folds up small enough to fit in your pocket. it is so incredibly warm, i'm so glad i bought it!

      Will this work for ladies? I will be traveling to Northern Sweden in March 2015 to try and catch the aurora. Any products that are as good as this, if this isn't recommended for women?

      Also does anyone have any other items that I should take with?

      Thank you :)

      All depends on the size of your head. I've found a lot of OR hats are unisex. just the colors really that change.

      yes, it's great for ladies.

      Are the L/XL size going to be stocked? ...

      Are the L/XL size going to be stocked? Only S/M size available currently.

      Hey John,



      Seeing as we are heading into warmer months I don't think we will see this restocked in the near future.

      My head is 21.5 inches/54.61cm. The...

      My head is 21.5 inches/54.61cm.

      The size says S/M 55-57cm

      Medium 57cm

      Large 59cm

      L/XL 59-61cm

      XL 61cm



      Pulled all the way down It (S/M) does not cover the bottoms of my ears. Would the L/XL be too big?

      Best Answer

      The L/XL should work well for you, I enjoy wearing mine over the top of another fabric beanie that i normally wear. Seems to be more comfortable that way and stays put.

      Thanks Neil ! The elastic stiching was streched to the max when I wore the S/M. No way to wear it over any kind of hat. I will return it for a L/XL

      It's a great product and I am looking forward to getting the L/XL.

      Never short on warmth

      • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share

      I bought this product for my wife since she is naturally cold blooded. It is now her favorite dog walking hat for 0 - 30 degree weather. She also brings it on all back country expeditions for guaranteed warmth when ever she needs it.

      apex beanie !

      • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

      look no farther for the warmest beanie. this is a must beanie.... I can even wear this in the sleeping bag without readjusting it .stays put.

      well worth it !

      Outstanding hat

        Blocks wind and extremely warm in the coldest temperatures. A must for anyone who lives in the extreme cold.

        love mine and my wife loves hers !

        • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

        i love my down beanie its very warm and it packs down so small ! i got a big nugget so i had to get a lg xlg and it fits well i have a 7 3/8 in head

        Thank you for your review. Id like to ask this question: Is this beanie only sit above the ears or does it easily and comfortably pull fully over the ears and lobes if desired?
        Its hard to tell from the photos. Photos on the OR website make the beanie look small and some of the photos on the Backcountry website make the beanies look small. Thanks for any help you can lend on this.

        Great for winter base camp

          I got this just to keep my head warm when stopping on the winter trail for a break and of around base camp on climbs. Well worth the money! Incredibly warm of course and very soft. Not as breathable as I would like, but you can't have everything you want.

          What is the sizing of this hat? Diameter...

          What is the sizing of this hat? Diameter of opening for s/m and l/xl? or is the smaller one more for females and the larger for males?

          Outdoor Research Circ. of Head (men's and Women's)
          One size57-61cm
          Small 55cm
          S/M 55-57cm
          Medium 57cm
          Large 59cm
          L/XL 59-61cm
          XL 61cm

          You can find this a much more detail on Outdoor Research Wed Site : www.outdoorresearch.com

          Outdoor Research

          Hats
          Adults'
           SS / MMLL / XLXLOne Size
          Hat Size 6 3/4 - 7 6 3/4 - 7 1/4 7 1/8 - 7 1/4 7 3/8 - 7 1/2 7 3/8 - 7 5/8 7 5/8 - 7 7/8 6 3/4 - 7 5/8
          Head Circumference

          21.5 - 22in

          (54.6 - 55.8cm)

          21.5 - 22.9in

          (54.6 - 58.1cm)

          22.25 - 22.9in

          (56.2 - 58.1cm)

          23 - 23.6in

          (58.4 - 60cm)

          23 - 24in

          (58.4 - 61cm)

          23.9 - 24in

          (60.6 - 61cm)

          21.5 - 24in

          (56.2 - 61cm)

          Kids'
           XSSML
          Age 0 - 1Y 1 - 3Y 3 - 6Y 6 - 12Y
          Head Circumference

          18.5in

          (47cm)

          20in

          (51cm)

          21in

          (53cm)

          22.5in

          (57cm)

          How to Measure:
          Measure around your head where your hat would fit comfortably.