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The Synthetic

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The BlackRock Synthetic is our newest offering. Filled with Climbashield Apex 2.5oz synthetic fill and sewn with ultralight siliconized nylon the rain just got quiet.  Light and airy this beanie packs the heat and will stand up to the down pours .  It disappears into your pocket and is has no animal products included, for those who simply want warmth without the quack 🙂

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The Synthetic Fill Beanie.

Wind, rain, sleet and snow. The Alpine is every one of those on any given day. This is why we present to you the BlackRock Hat with 2.5oz Climbashield Apex synthetic fill. It’s ultralight and burly strong sealed in 20d siliconized nylon.  This is it. The ultimate all weather beanie.

Working closely with John Abela over a we’ve created a second option for those looking to either avoid Goose down or those looking for the rain clouds.  These hats weigh in very close to our Goose down options and are built for wet. Whether it’s a shoulder season or just a rainy trip the BlackRock Synthetic is an excellent piece to have in your line up.

We have piles of Climbashield Apex here in the workshop and are looking to expand our offering to mitts and possibly other gear.  So get yourself one of the cutting edge Synthetic “down” beanies today and join the cusp.  Our long time customers will be happy to know that sizing is spot on for these hats and ready for your head.

Available in a 20d siliconize black material and 30d siliconized Orange and Silver, the BlackRock Synthetic is ready for anything. Built to size each hat is handmade here in our Seattle workshop.  We take pride in the gear we make and are happy to offer this new piece of gear.  It’s a great piece to add to your collection or a fine hat to start your BlackRock collection with.

Update: February 7th

We have stock in Silver.  New runs of Synthetics will most likely be out again in March.

*Sizing is important.  Use a fabric tape measure or a shoelace.  Wrap it across your brow where you’d like the hat to sit. Go above your ears and around the back of your head.  Pull it snug but not tight and take a measurement to the nearest quarter inch. In general most women fit a medium and most men fit a large.

-Climbashield Apex 2.5oz Synthetic fill
-20d/30d Siliconized Black Fabric
– Sweat wicking Dryline Headband
– Guttermann Polyester Thread
– BlackRock Clip Point Label


Hat Size Head Size(in) Weight(g)
XS/S 19-20 20
Medium 20-22 24
Large 22.5-24 27
XL 24+ 31