Expedition Sombreros

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Expedition Sombreros are commercial quality with full stainless steel frames, stainless steel hardware, and top of the line Sunbrella canvas in your choice of colors. Expedition Sombreros are suitable for everything you can throw at it, including Grand Canyon trips and commercial fleets. Naturally, Expedition Sombreros provide cool shade for your raft, stability in wind, quick stowing, and easy mounting to decks or frames.

Sizing
We recommend 6' Sombreros for rafts 14' and under so your Sombrero can comfortably fold onto the back of your raft without overhanging. 8' lengths provide more shade for longer rafts. The folded-down lengths are 64" from the mounting point for 6' Sombreros and 74" for 8' Sombreros. Mounting points are typically 6-8" behind the oar locks. To select the width, measure center point to center point for frame mounting or just inside your oar locks for deck or slide track mounting. Everyone's setup is a little different, so we recommend checking yours to find the size that fits your raft. See Choosing a Sombrero for more help with sizing.

Expedition 6' River Sombrero

Expedition Sombreros are the strongest on the market, ready to tackle Grand Canyon trips or serve in commercial fleets. Expedition Sombreros feature full stainless steel frames, stainless steel hardware, and Sunbrella canvas.  

Expedition 8' River Sombrero

Expedition Sombreros are the strongest on the market, ready to tackle Grand Canyon trips or serve in commercial fleets. Expedition Sombreros feature full stainless steel frames, stainless steel hardware, and Sunbrella canvas.

Aluminum Frame Mount Kit

Aluminum frame mounts are bomber stiff and strong. Made in Durango, CO from solid aluminum machined to perfectly fit the contour of your frame and finished with smooth edges. Sold as pairs complete with stainless steel hardware. 1 5/8" fits NRS and similar diameter frames, and 2" fits RBW, DRE, and commercial frames.
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