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The Rancher Cap

OVERVIEW

The Rancher is a seriously warm cap for seriously cold conditions - over four times warmer than the Original. We make it with our premium wool/nylon blend, then line it with Thinsulate® to ramp up the heat. To that we add two extra inches of fleece-filled comfort on the earband, creating the mother of all head protection systems. A real workhorse, in other words, and one you'll be happy you have.

 

DETAILS

- 23-25 oz. 80% wool/20% nylon or 100% wool (blaze orange).
- Lined with 100% cotton flannel and 100% polyester fleece.
- Thinsulate® Insulation in crown.
- Made in the USA with globally sourced materials.
- Dry clean only.

HOW DO I CALCULATE MY CAP SIZE?

To get your size, measure comfortably around your head where your cap will sit, with a tape measure. Take that number in inches, divide by 3.14 (pi) and round up to the nearest eighth. This is your cap size. See the chart for size conversions.

 

Average Rating

4.7 out of 5 stars

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  • Friday, August 15, 2014

    Nice warm hat, but as others were saying wind does get under the ear flaps. I just received this hat here in August , and seeing how it isn't winter yet. I tried it in front of a strong fan, and the ear flaps cut the wind approximately in half. I personally get severe earaches by just a little bit of wind during the fall and winter, so these ear flaps alone won't help me much. I did however find a solution. I will be wearing a fleece stretch earband under the hat. And It will also fold up with the earflaps. All Stormy Kromer needs to do is stitch in the stretch fleece earbands into the hats along with the regular flaps to solve the problem. Now I just have to find someone who will stitch one in for me :) -b3084570

  • Thursday, February 6, 2014

    I've only had the cap for about one week, but so far it has been great. I bought it in Duluth, MN. MN has been consistently below zero this winter. I should have bought it earlier. I have the olive green one and my next will be a blaze orange cap for deer hunting. -Bill

  • Sunday, January 19, 2014

    Love my new Rancher. Cutting wood on a windy day in Michigan is going to be enjoyable again. I do wish the wool wasn't imported but at least my money is staying in my home state. Looks just like my grandfathers did almost 50 years ago and he swore by it. Hope to pass it on to my granddaughter when she gets older. -old man

  • Saturday, January 18, 2014

    For hunting or cold weather this is by far the warmest hat I have ever owned. I now have three of them and will be buying more. Would like to see some expanded camo colors and possibly a breakup or camo orange pattern. -Tom-PA

  • Friday, January 17, 2014

    Received my Rancher yesterday, wore it to work today. All of my coworkers snickered at my red plaid but by the end of the day in a -5 wind they all asked me where I got it. -Bob

  • Thursday, January 9, 2014

    I noticed the rancher doesnt cover the front of my ears and when the harsh winds blow my ears get cold. -cold ears

  • Saturday, January 4, 2014

    Had a non-Kromer stolen today in a store that sold the Stormy-Kromer. It was a loss but the Stormy-Kromer I bough there is a much better hat. Maybe glad someone stole the other. Now I also have insurance for the Stormy-Kromer -REM

  • Saturday, December 28, 2013

    Santa heard that I wanted a SK and brought me a red and black Rancher for Christmas, and I couldn't be happier. Great for these cold Michigan mornings. First thing I did is went out and shoveled some snow. Love it. -MichRider

  • Monday, December 9, 2013

    I have 3 Kromers. I use this one when it gets below 0. It is very good when blowing snow cleaning the driveway. It deflects the snow from the back of the neck. It also works on the deer stand. My ears are covered but I can still hear. -Ike

  • Monday, November 25, 2013

    Stormy Kromers are making inroads among my friends and I decided to try one. Wow! At 74, this is the best winter hat I've ever had! First wear was in wind chills of near 0, and what a blessing to be warm. I can even use my hearing aids with the flaps down and my ears stay warm. Thanks so much for a great product! -barometerbob

  • Sunday, November 24, 2013

    A must if you are looking for a quality product that is functional. please note: the product does run a bit on the small size but it appears to stretch out a bit with wear. This won't be my last hat I buy from SK! keep up the good work -dgc

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HOW TO USE EARFLAPS

You might not need instructions to wear your Stormy Kromer masterpiece, but there is a right way and a wrong way. The right way involves putting the cap on your head, grabbing the ear band on both sides and pulling down. There’s no unfolding or flipping, and you don’t have to take your cap off. Just pull down and settle in.

 

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