A good hat is an essential piece of your bushcraft equipment. It will protect you from the sun, rain and inadvertent bumps on the head. It will also give you something to fan your fire with or hold wood shavings or wild edibles. When dipped in water, it will help you cool off on hot days. You owe it to yourself to have the best hat you can get…The Tilley Hat…at least that is my opinion…link below..