When the weather kicks up and the Beufort Scale is rising, grab the Outdoor Research Force 9 Sombrero? to shield yourself from driving rain and gusts of biting wind. Using the same waterproof GORE-TEX? technology as our award-winning Seattle Sombrero?, but built with a rigid brim designed to stay flat in gale conditions, the Force 9? brings an additional layer of rugged protection to our famous wet-weather headwear collection.