Ultra warm ski hat needed

Discussion in 'Bikes and Buying Advice - What Bike?' started by Danny, 24 Dec 2007.

  1. Danny

    Danny Legendary Member

    An OT, but seasonal, question.

    The last few times I have been skiing I have found that I get really bad "ice cream" type headaches when I am on long chairlifts in cold winds - so bad that they make me feel dizzy and nauseous. Last year I wore a buff, two hats (one inside the other) and kept my jacket hood up and still got headaches:sad:

    Since then I have been trying to find a really warm ski hat, or hat I can sensibly wear skiing, but haven't seen anything that looks really warm.

    Any suggestions?
  2. punkypossum

    punkypossum Donut Devil

    One of these? :biggrin:

  3. OP

    Danny Legendary Member

    Thanks....looks suitably warm but I think I might stand out a bit on the slopes with one of those on:smile:
  4. did you get one for chrismas? if not go for a mounting hardwear thay are grate, cost a but but grate.
  5. Mate have a look in Blacks and Nevisport i got mine from Nevisport 6 years ago when i was snowbording in the alps for two years. it was grate but Nevisport has now changed hands I don't know if they still sell Mounting hardwear.
  6. Monty Dog

    Monty Dog New Member

    Picked up a fur-lined hat in Canada last spring - it has Thinsulate lining too - and is super toasty - got loads of hat-envy comments in the recent cold weather! Look for something with a windproof outer and polyester or fleece lining.
  7. Steve Austin

    Steve Austin The Marmalade Kid

    I got an alpaca wool hat from peru i think. only think but the warmest hat i've ever owned. get something in wool, merino will do if alpaca is proving hard to find :?:
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