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Forc 500 Softshell AMM Men's Hiking Jacket

Réf :
8337843
Key feature
Windproof, warm and ventilated.This hooded Softshell offers complete protection against the wind and cold.
Users reviews
4.7 / 5 16 ratings
From
£44.99*

Users reviews

4.7 / 5 16 ratings
15 users recommended this product
  • Man
    30-39 years old
    14 November 2016
    Use since 3 to 6 months
    That review has been deposited on this product version
    purchase confirmed
    Good quality jacket
    Fit, quality, style

    Keeps me warm when walking about and looks very smart. Good at keeping the wind out and surprisingly repellant in the rain. Love it.

  • Man
    30-39 years old
    26 March 2016
    Use since 7 to 12 months
    That review has been deposited on this product version
    purchase confirmed
    Prefect choice for windy and rainy day
    good protection from wind and rain a bit to cold

    for colder days wear something warmer under

  • Man
    20-29 years old
    06 February 2016
    Use since 3 to 6 months
    That review has been deposited on this product version
    purchase confirmed
    Great for half the price of mainstream brands.
    Windproof, style. Waist drawstring. No YKK zippers. No Hood drawstring.

    excellent jacket punching way above it's weight. The DWR coating works great if caught in showers ( but isn't designed to be in a storm). The pockets and feel are great but the hood and thus storm cover is a little large for me(as I'm 6ft so had to get a larger size). Get's blown around a bit as it has no pull string to tighten it, which if it had would easily get it 6/5.

    If the pockets are full it does feel a tad restricting.
    I'm not sure if I'm keen on the thumb loops but they work and don't cause a problem.

    It's rather warm (equivalent to approx the 200-300g fleeces they sell) when used as a mid layer.

    Would recommend.

User benefits

Thermal insulation
Fleece fibre inner, fully-covering hood and thumb loops on sleeve ends.
Freedom of movement
Stretch fabric and preformed elbows for maximum comfort during movement.

Technical card

Weight
630 g in size L.
Sizes
from XS to 3XL.
Colours
green
Composition
83% polyester, 10% polyurethane, 7% elastane.
Tests
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 with our technical partners and mountain professionals. We remain convinced that only through rigorous testing under real world conditions, like the ones you will be using them in, can we continue to provide you with better products than ever.
Designed to
protection from the wind and cold on your MOUNTAIN HIKES.
Guarantee
2 years

Tips

Care instructions
Wash at 40°C. Do not use fabric softener, tumble dry, or iron.
Restricted use
Not waterproof: not for use in rain.

Features

Sizing information
Quite a close-fitting cut. The jacket's inner volume allows you to wear it over a thin second layer such as a micro-fleece.
Hood
Deep cut that covers you completely. Volume compatible with helmet use.
Pockets
2 hand pockets + 1 chest pocket with zip fastening.
Jacket hem drawcord
Elastic draw-cords and toggles.
Product features
Lycra sleeve ends + thumb loops on cuffs to prevent any heat loss.
Recommended additional product
Care products: spray or liquid water repellent treatment in the washing machine. To renew the fabric's water repellent properties and optimise performance throughout the lifespan of your garment.We recommend using these products with each wash.
Thermal comfort and windproof
Wind considerably increases the effect of the cold. With an outside temperature of 0°C and 20 km/h winds, it will feel like the temperature is -10°C. "Windproof" components help eliminate the discomfort linked to this "freezing effect". They are very effective at reducing heat loss by creating a barrier against the wind.
Water repellent properties of the component (not to be confused with waterproofing)
A fabric is water repellent when it allows water slide over its surface without seeping in. This prevents the fabric from swelling, and keeps it lightweight and warm. This is achieved through a treatment applied to the fabric's exterior. This treatment must be renewed throughout the garment's lifetime (after every wash). Products for this are available in our stores. All Quechua Softshells enjoy the benefits of water repellent treatment.
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