Forclaz 700 Men's Down Hiking Jacket

€ 70.00

Designed for protection from the cold on your HIGH-ALTITUDE MOUNTAIN HIKES

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SKU: S12077 (375668)
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Product benefits
  1. Warmth
    Down with inflation power of 660 CUIN, RDS certified. Hem tightening system.
  2. Compact design
    Compact design
    Easily packs into its storage pouch
  3. Lightweight
    This down jacket weighs approximately 480 g in size L.
  4. Water repellent
    Water repellent
    Surface-treated outer fabric to prevent water from getting in.
  5. Freedom of movement
    Freedom of movement
    The absence of a hood makes it more comfortable to wear with a waterproof jacket
  6. Pockets
    2 hand pockets and 1 chest pocket with zip fastening to secure your items
  7. Environmental impact
    Environmental impact
    C RATING - Comparison: warm long-sleeved jacket - technical details
  • Sizes
    S to XXXL.
  • Weight
    480g in size L.
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Product feature
  1. Feather origin
    We are committed to being responsible for our production, we have decided to work only with RDS certified suppliers (Responsible Down Standard Certified) that guarantee that the down and feathers used come from ducks and geese bread for their meat, and treated without cruelty. For more information: http://responsible
  2. Fill Power of the down/feather filling
    For this down jacket filled with 85% down/15% feathers, the fill power is guaranteed to be greater than or equal to 660 CUIN. The fill power is a measure of the down's thermal insulation capacity and its potential to "trap" air. So, down with a higher fill power (high CUIN number) will occupy more space, trap more air and provide greater thermal insulation.
  3. Weight of the filling
    XS: 162 g S: 170 g M: 178 g L: 188 g XL: 198 g XXL: 208 g XXXL: 220 g
  4. The advantages of duck down and feather filling*
    The down's long-lasting fill power gives it 3 important qualities for hiking: - Thermal insulation thanks to the air trapped in the down and feathers - Ultra-lightweight: with equal warmth feather is lighter than synthetic wadding. This saves even more weight in your backpack - Ultra-compressible
  5. Care instructions for jackets filled with down and feathers
    The down jacket can be worn throughout the winter and will certainly need to be washed. Follow the instructions by clicking the link below: How to wash and dry your down jacket
  6. In the event of rain
    The material of this padded jacket is water-repellent. It makes drops of water run off the fabric so it takes longer for water to get inside the jacket, giving you time to find shelter. But the down jacket is not waterproof. We therefore recommend wearing a waterproof jacket over the down jacket in case of prolonged exposure to rain.
  7. A score for comparing products' environmental impact
    The product's environmental impact is calculated over its entire life cycle using different indicators. An overall rating from A to E is provided to help you easily identify the more eco-friendly products by comparing products of the same type (T-shirts, trousers and backpacks, etc.) Decathlon is committed to displaying the environmental information of its products. For more info:
Product testing
  1. Composition
    Outer fabric: 100% polyester.Lining: 100% polyamide.Filling: 85% down / 15% feathers.
  2. Storage advice
    Store on a hanger in a clean and dry place.
  3. Cleaning advice
    Avoid frequent washing. Wash at 30°C; use minimal detergent, do not use fabric softener. Place two tennis balls in the machine during the wash cycle to fluff the down. Rinse twice.
  4. Product restrictions
    Not suitable for mountain hiking in rainy weather
  5. Product catchline
    Very warm, very lightweight and very compressible (100% down/feather). Ideal as a second layer.
  6. Lab tested
    Our design team is based at the foot of Mont-Blanc, in Haute-Savoie (France). All year round, our designers create and develop products that are appealing, simple, and technologically advanced. These are then ruthlessly tested in the field, as we remain c
Product reviews
4.37 / 5
407 reviews
358 users recommend this product
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  • 2nd one pruchased

    Jamie (United Kingdom)
    Used for More than 1 year
    I lost my last one so purchased another one! It's nice and warm meaning most days I only need to wear a t-shirt underneath it!
  • Down jacket

    Stephen (United Kingdom)
    Used for 1 week or less
    Looks good, packs down well and keeps the wind out - so far. Used less than a week.
  • Warm & well made

    N (United Kingdom)
    Used for 2 to 8 weeks
    Needs an inside pocket
  • Spot On

    Graeme (United Kingdom)
    Used for 2 to 8 weeks
    This replaced a Decathlon jack that was weeping feathers and is spot on in every respect!
  • Not suitable for the mountains

    John (United Kingdom)
    Used for 2 to 8 weeks
    Purchased two weeks ago from your Braehead Store. Has been worn to the office and the jacket performs well on the journey into work (on a train).

    However I went on a short 8km walk in the Kilsyth Hills, max altitude around 500m, temp 1.5C, wind 16mph ESE, dry and sunny. With the wind at my back there was a cold spot around my neck despite wearing a warm hat and trying to pull the hood of my fleece up to cover my neck, the jacket rode up my back on the uphill sections resulting in the base of my back being cold, the jacket is too short at the back.

    Walking into the wind the jacket has a cold spot around the neck and the length of the front could also be longer for warmth, I was cold because of this.

    I was glad I tested it in a short walk in winter conditions, I don't think it lives up to being 'Designed for The mountain trekker. Over a few days in cold weather.'

    Suggested improvements, increase body lenght of jacket, add hood and it will be usable in the hills.
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