Forclaz 400 women's rain hiking jacket

€ 70.00

Designed for MOUNTAIN HIKERS seeking protection from the wind and rain.

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SKU: S10600 (2027209)
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Product benefits
  1. Waterproof
    Waterproof
    3-layer fabric (10000 mm). 100% sealed seams. Tested for 3 hours in 100L/H/M²
  2. Breathability
    Breathability
    Hydrophilic membrane (RET=6): limits condensation inside the garment.
  3. Ventilation
    Ventilation
    28-cm underarm ventilation zips to wick away perspiration.
  4. Freedom of movement
    Freedom of movement
    Stretch fabric (13% elastane) for maximum comfort in use.
  5. Lightweight
    Lightweight
    550 g in size M.
  6. Pockets
    2 outside hand pockets, 1 breast pocket and 2 inside mesh pockets.
  7. Anatomic design
    Fastening drawcord at jacket bottom. Adjustable hood. Adjustable cuffs.
  8. Water repellent
    Water repellent
    Fabric with a water repellent treatment to prevent water from seeping inside.
Details
  • Weight
    500 g in size M.
  • Sizes
    XS to XXL.
  • Colours
    from XXS to XXL.
  • Also in
    dark blue.
Product feature
  1. Sizing and fit information
    Slim fit to take full advantage of the stretch element (13% elastane). Curved, feminine lines. The roomy interior of this jacket means it can be worn over a light, thin second layer such as a fleece or lightweight down jacket.
  2. 3D Hood
    Attached. Height and depth adjustable with elastic draw cords and toggles. Stiff visor for maximum face protection.
  3. Pockets
    2 outer pockets fastened with waterproof zips to keep your hands warm. On the inside of your jacket: 1 zipped breast pocket to safely carry your personal items and 2 quick-access mesh pockets (gloves, hat).
  4. Jacket hem drawcord
    Elastic draw-cords and toggles.
  5. Adjustment of cuffs
    Velcro tab fasteners.
  6. Component waterproofing
    This garment was approved in a shower test in 100 L of water/m²/hour for 3 hours. This reproduces the conditions of a big mountain storm. Garment's waterproof properties linked to fabric used, watertight seams and assembly process .The seams of your MH500 jacket are 100% sealed.
  7. Waterproof zips
    Waterproof zips on main fastening and 2 outer hand pockets to guarantee the jacket waterproofing.
  8. 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 evaporates, and the higher the fabric's breathability. For example: RET < 9 = extremely breathable fabric 920 = little or no breathability. Your MH500 jacket has a RET value of 6 (extremely breathable fabric).
  9. Breathability of the garment
    In addition to breathable fabrics, Quechua develops technical solutions (zips, ventilation, mesh, etc.) to improve the overall ventilation of its trekking jackets and overtrousers (Forclaz, Bionnassay and Helium lines. These ventilation systems allow both temperature regulation inside the garment and help wick away perspiration generated by the body during exercise.
  10. Component with hydrophilic membrane
    The component of your MH500 jacket consists of a membrane. A membrane like a very fine plastic film (polyurethane) making the component waterproof while remaining breathable. A membrane has the advantage of being softer, lighter, more durable and often more breathable than the coating. The coating is similar to a paint layer applied to the inside of the fabric. It is often less costly than a membrane, and requires a lining for protection.
  11. 3-layer component
    The MH500 jacket component is named "3 layer". The membrane is, in fact, bonded between the inner layer and the outer layer of the component (hence the name 3-layer component). This construction helps the membrane last longer and boosts the component's performance. In the case of 2-layer components, the membrane is bonded to the outer fabric only; the protective inner lining is free. This construction costs less but is generally more cumbersome.
  12. Water-repellent component
    A fabric is water repellent when it allows water to slide 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 must be renewed throughout the garment's lifetime (recommended after every three washes). All Quechua waterproof jackets have received a water repellent treatment.
  13. Additional recommended products
    MH500 overtrousers protect the lower half of your body for a complete and effective rain protection system for your mountain outings. Care products: reproofing spray or liquid for use in the washing machine restores water-repellent properties of the fabric and optimises the performance of your garment throughout its lifetime.
  14. Comparative note on the environmental impact of products
    The environmental impact of each product is calculated for the product's entire life cycle, using different indicators. A general ABCDE rating is attributed to help you identify the product with the best environmental performance by comparing similar types of product to each other (T-shirts, trousers, backpacks, etc.). Decathlon is committed to displaying environmental information. For more information: http://sustainability.decathlon.com/
Product testing
  1. Composition
    Outer fabric: 84% polyamide / 16% elastane. Lining: 74% polyester / 26% elastane.
  2. Storage advice
    Always make sure that this waterproof protective garment is completely dry before storing it.
  3. Cleaning advice
    Wash at 30°C. Use liquid detergent; do not add fabric conditioner. Fasten zips and rip-tabs before washing. With each wash, renew the fabric's water repellent properties using a suitable treatment. A complete range of products specially designed to help y
  4. Product catchline
    A waterproof, breathable, ventilated and stretch jacket at an extremely competitive price.Sturdy and reassuring thanks to its 3-layer component, this jacket will be a long-term partner for your hikes.
  5. Lab tested
    Quechua is based at the foot of Mont-Blanc, in Haute-Savoie (France). All year round, our design teams create and develop products that are beautiful, simple, and technologically advanced. These are then ruthlessly tested in the field in collaboration wit
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  • Good quality jacket

    17/11/2017
    DIANE (United Kingdom)
    Used for 2 to 8 weeks
    Well made, excellent fit, especially the hood. Good quality fabric, not too flimsy and excellent value - much cheaper and nicer than my old famous name jacket.
  • Warm and efficient

    08/07/2018
    hannahHw9170499! (Hong Kong SAR China)
    Used for 2 to 8 weeks
    It’s super wind proof, it’s almost like a shell. I love this for cold weather and rain
  • Funkční, velmi slušivá, na vycházky i turistiku

    26/07/2018
    jana (Czechia)
    Used for 1 week or less
    Dobře sedí, splňuje svůj účel, praktické vychytávky (větrací zipy po stranách, možnost zmenšení kapuce), dostatečně hluboké kapsy, vnitřní kapsy.
    Jen malé mínus - poněkud vyšší hmotnost, těžší materiál
  • Vynikající, funkční a slušivá.

    26/03/2018
    Barbora Kotková (Czechia)
    Used for 3 to 6 months
    Bunda se mnou prošla Ukrajinu. Neprofoukne, neproprší. Doporučuju všem :)
  • Stylová a funkční bunda

    18/12/2017
    Rusňaková (Czechia)
    Used for 1 week or less
    U této bundy jsem nejvíce ocenila elegantní vypasovaný střih, nepromokavost a praktické odvětrávání. Navíc je tato bunda velmi lehká a přizpůsobí se každému pohybu, takže o ní téměř nevíte. Celkové zpracování vypadá velmi kvalitně. Bundu mám teprve krátce, ale jsem s ní maximálně spokojená.
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