Arpenaz 40L Rain Cape

    € 20.00

    Designed for protection from the rain when mountain trekking

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    SKU: S5387 (1822127)
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    Delivery in 3 to 4 days

    Product benefits
    1. Waterproof
      Waterproof coating (2000 mm). Fully taped seams.
    2. Lightweight
      250g (XXS/XS) to 340g (L/XL) so you can forget about it at the bottom of the bag
    3. Durability
      Polyester fabric with good resistance to tearing.
    4. Compatibility
      Internal volume for covering a backpack with a capacity of 0 to 40 Litres.
    5. Breathability
      Hydrophilic coating (RET=12): limits condensation inside the garment.
    6. Compact design
      Compact design
      Product dimensions when packed into cover: L18 x H20 x D3 cm.
    • Weight
      340 g.
    • Pack dimensions
      L18 x H20 x D3 cm.
    • Size
      in height from 177-190 cm
    • Also exists in
      in 156-166 and 167-176 cm
    • Colour
      dark grey.
    • Compatible bag
      40 L
    Product feature
    1. Sizing information
      Covering area suitable for hikers measuring 156 to 166 cm size XS 167 to 176 cm size S/M 177 to 190 cm size L/XL ... and carrying a backpack of 0 to 40 litres.
    2. Hood
      Adjustable with elastic drawcord + toggles.
    3. Pockets
      2 openings under flaps for easy access to jacket or trouser pockets.
    4. Sleeve adjustment
      Elasticated fastening.
    5. Easy dressing
      Neckline opens with a 1/2 zip making it easier to pull it on over your head.
    6. Storage bag
      Separate. Closed using drawcord and toggle system. The mesh surface prevents any damage to the fabric if the garment is folded up while still wet. Dimensions: L18 x H20 x D3 cm.
    7. Additional recommended products
      "Rain-Cut Pant" overtrousers or waterproof leggings for complete protection for the lower legs and provide comprehensive and highly effective protection from the wind and rain showers. Care products: spray or liquid water repellent treatment in the washing machine. To renew the fabric's water repellent properties and optimise the garment's performance throughout its lifetime.
    8. Waterproof component
      We test a fabric's resistance to water pressure by measuring the height of a column of water supported by the fabric in mm (test based on the ISO 811 standard). The better the fabric resists pressure, the more waterproof it is. A component with 2000mm waterproofing therefore resists the pressure exercised by 2000mm of water (which corresponds to about a 2-hour shower).
    9. Waterproofing of the garment
      This garment has been shower-tested using 60 litres of water/sqm/hour for 2 hours. This test reproduces the average conditions of a rain shower in the mountains.
    10. Component breathability
      To find out whether a fabric is breathable, we measure its evaporative resistance or RET (based on the ISO 11092 standard). The lower the fabric's resistance, the more water vapour generated by physical activity can escape, and the higher the fabric's breathability.For example: RET < 9 = extremely breathable fabric / 920 = little or no breathability.
    11. Water-repellent component
      A fabric is water-repellent when water slides over its surface without seeping in. This prevents the fabric from soaking up water and keeps it lightweight and breathable. A fabric becomes water repellent by applying a treatment to its outer surface. This treatment needs to be repeated throughout the product's life (we recommend every 3 washes). All Quechua waterproof ponchos and capes have received a water repellent treatment.
    Product testing
    1. Composition
      Main fabric : 100.0% Polyester (PES) Lining : 100.0% Polyester (PES)
    2. Storage advice
      Always make sure that this waterproof protective garment is completely dry before storing in its bag for an extended period.
    3. Cleaning advice
      Wash at 30°C. Use liquid detergent; do not add fabric conditioner. Fasten zips and rip-tabs before washing. Restore fabric water-repellent properties using a suitable treatment with each wash. All our Decathlon stores offer a complete range of products sp
    4. Product catchline
      Lightweight and durable rain cape. A rain cape for a tight budget providing all of the essential qualities you need when hiking.
    5. Lab tested
      All our models are tested by users representative of our target market under the same conditions as those you will encounter in use. We believe that testing in real-life scenarios is the only way to continuously improve the technical suitability and desig
    Product reviews
    4.5 / 5
    359 reviews
    336 users recommend this product
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    • very waterproof

      Mark (United Kingdom)
      Used for
      a large and very waterproof cape, covers any rucksack easily. only used once so far but the rain was very heavy and I stayed dry.
    • Good Value Poncho

      Mike (United Kingdom)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      My wife did not need it a lot but, when required, it did the job.
    • Used for west highland way trek

      Paul (United Kingdom)
      Used for 3 to 6 months
      Was used over few days hike of the west highland way in Scottish highlands.
      Walking 8 hrs a day in heavy rain on the last 2 days hike,worked as it should rucksack and clothes underneath were dry.
      Unpacks quickly when needed from own bag.i'm 5'10 and it covers down to just below my knee while carrying a 30ltr pak.
    • No worth for the money

      Kiran (India)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      It covers the full body but there is no pocket in this jacket and it's bit costly.
    • Good Rain poncho

      anupam (India)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      I used it for my humta pass trek.. It could sustain medium rains but after 2 hours of continuous exposure gets little soggy from inside.

      This poncho is good for use while trekking and walking.
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