Forclaz 700 men's hiking Gilet (sleeveless down jacket)

Designed for protection from the cold on your MOUNTAIN HIKES.

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SKU: S12076 (364794)
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€ 46.63
Characteristics Designed for protection from the cold on your MOUNTAIN HIKES.
Product Benefits
  1. Warmth
    Warmth
    filled with 85% down/ 15% feathers (116 g in size L). Draw-cord toggle at waist
  2. Lightweight
    Lightweight
    Only 355g in size L
  3. Compact design
    Compact design
    Can be compressed into storage pouch for packing at bottom of backpack. 660 CUIN
  4. Pockets
    2 zipped hand pockets. 1 chest pocket with zip fastening
  5. Freedom of movement
    Freedom of movement
    Compact down design: you don't feel all bundled up in a waterproof jacket
  6. Environmental impact
    Environmental impact
    Life cycle comparison: Sleeveless warm men's jacket
Details
  • Sizes
    black.
  • Weight
    355g in size L.
  • Weight
    black.
  • Sizes
    Yellow.
Product feature
  1. Inflating power of down/feather filling
    This 85/15 padded gilet has a guaranteed minimum fill power of 660 CUIN. The fill power is a measure of the down's thermal insulation capacity and its potential to "trap" air. Down with higher fill power takes up more space, trapping more air and providing greater thermal insulation.
  2. The advantages of duck down and feather filling*
    The durable and inflating properties of the down give this jacket 3 qualities for hiking: - Thermal insulation thanks to the air trapped in the down and feathers - Ultra-light weight: down is lighter than synthetic wadding while offering the same degree of warmth. This allows you to lighten the load in your backpack - Ultra compactable * Our feathers come from Chinese ducks reared for their meat; we remove their feathers after slaughter. We hold the death certificates for these ducks
  3. Care advice for a sleeveless jacket with down and feather filling
    The sleeveless down jacket can be worn throughout the winter and will certainly need to be washed. Follow our advice by clicking on the link below: How to wash and dry your down jacket
    http://www.quechua.com/wash-your-down-jacket
  4. The benefits of a sleeveless down jacket
    A sleeveless down jacket helps to keep the body warm: it protects the chest, neck and kidneys - which are particularly sensitive to chills - from the cold. Being sleeveless it lightens the load in your backpack while providing even greater breathability during exercise and excellent comfort during movement when worn under a jacket. The sleeveless down jacket is therefore especially advantageous during high exertion while hiking.
  5. A socre for comparing products' environmental impact
    The product's environmental impact is calculated across its entire life cycle using different indicators. An overall ABCDE score is attributed to help you more readily identify the products with the best environmental performance by comparing the same type of product (T-shirts, trousers, backpacks, etc.). Decathlon is committed to visually displaying environmental information. For more information visit: http://sustainability.decathlon.com/
Product testing
  1. Composition
    Padding : 85.0% Grey duck down, 15.0% Grey duck feather Lining : 100.0% Polyamide (PA) Main fabric : 100.0% Polyester (PES)
  2. Storage advice
    Store on a hanger in a clean and dry place
  3. Cleaning advice
    Looking after a sleeveless down jacket requires special care. We recommend using a dry cleaning specialist to care for your gilet. Washing: Machine washable at 30°C; add two tennis balls to ventilate the down. Rinse twice. Tumble drying highly recommended
  4. Product restrictions
    Not suitable for mountain hiking in rainy weather
  5. Product catchline
    Very Warm (85% down/15% feathers). Very lightweight and ultra compactable.
  6. Lab tested
    All our gilets have been laboratory tested on thermal manikins 5km/h winds, reproducing hiking under moderate exertion. This allows you to make the best choice by comparing the degree of thermal insulation on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.
Product reviews
4.5 / 5
4 reviews
4 users recommend this product
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  • Astonishing value

    31/12/2016
    Dave (United Kingdom)
    Used for 1 week or less
    I normally buy Large - but went for Xtra Large for this purchase. This was a happy choice 'cos the sizes are a little smaller that normal
    Looks great, soft and warm,three zipped pockets
    At the price, no gripes!
  • Awesome gilet!

    03/04/2016
    David (United Kingdom)
    Used for 2 to 8 weeks
    Really comfy, warm and lightweight. Looks great... Best gilet I own!
    Lightweight, comfy, warm
    None
  • Good, but not perfect

    18/03/2016
    John (United Kingdom)
    Used for 2 to 8 weeks
    Ideal for keeping in my backpack for extra later of warmth to the body. Packs down so small and in own stuff bag. Only fault is the opening for the arms is elasticated and slightly too tight, making it ever so slightly uncomfortable in that area.
    Sizing, warmth
    Sleeve / arm aperture tight
  • Gilet sleeveless blue

    31/01/2016
    John (United Kingdom)
    Used for 2 to 8 weeks
    The gilet is of a very good quality and easy to pack away