Forclaz 100 Men's Waterproof Hiking Rain Jacket - Blue

Réf :
8382340
Key feature
1st jacket in the range with side ventilation, this waterproof, breathable and ventilated hiking jacket has the essential functions of a major hiking functions… at a low price!
Users reviews
4 / 5 4 ratings
From
£39.99*

2 colors

Users reviews

4 / 5 4 ratings
3 users recommended this product
  • Man
    50-59 years old
    06 February 2017
    That review has been deposited on this product version
    quecha forclaz 110 mens waterproof jacket

    not impressed feels very flimsy , zip kept sticking so took it back and brought a more expensive one

  • Man
    40-49 years old
    05 May 2016
    Use since 2 to 8 weeks
    That review has been deposited on this product version
    It deserves 5 stars
    Kept me dry Color is slightly orange not red

    Had this jacket for a couple of weeks, wore it for a days urban hike to a country pub and it rained for over an hour constant and sometimes heavy and the jacket kept me dry so for £40 im happy i did however spray it with waterproof spray first though :) but im confident it would have done the same job...all in all a decent cheap hiking jacket

  • Woman
    +60 years old
    18 April 2016
    Use since 2 to 8 weeks
    That review has been deposited on this product version
    purchase confirmed
    waterproof coat

    would have liked a double ended zip .

User benefits

Waterproof
8 000 mm waterproof membrane. Fully taped seams.
Breathability
Hydrophilic membrane (RET=12): limits condensation inside the garment.
Ventilation
Underarm ventilation zips: enhances moisture management.
Freedom of movement
Fitted at back for freedom of movement. Preformed elbows.
Lightweight
Weight:630 g in size L.
Pockets
3 secure pockets.2 zipped hand pockets. 1 inner chest pocket.
Environmental impact
Life cycle comparison: Men's waterproof jacket - sustainability.decathlon.com

Technical card

Composition
Main fabric : 100.0% Polyester (PES) Lining : 100.0% Polyester (PES)
Approved by
Tested and approved by a team of 8 customer-testers during a 3-day test mission in the Mont Blanc massif.
Tests
Our design team is based at the foot of Mont-Blanc, in Haute-Savoie (France). All year round, we create and develop products that are beautiful, simple and technologically advanced. These are then ruthlessly tested in the field, as 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
mountain hikers who need a jacket that provides protection from the rain or wind while also allowing air to circulate inside.
Guarantee
2 years

Tips

Care instructions
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. All our Decathlon stores offer a complete range of products specially designed to care for water-resistant and breathable fabrics. These products will help you optimise your garment's performance throughout its lifespan.
Storage Tips
Always make sure that this waterproof protective garment is completely dry before storing it.

Features

Sizing information and cut
Standard cut. The jacket's inner volume allows you to wear it over a second technical layer such as a light down or fleece garment.
Hood
Height can be adjusted using an elastic drawcord and toggles. Adjustable depth thanks to a rip-tab strap at the back of the hood. Shape memory visor provides good face protection.
Pockets
2 hand pockets with zips under flaps + 1 outer chest pocket with zip under a flap.
Jacket hem drawcord
Elastic draw-cords and toggles.
Wrist adjustment
Tightening tabs with velcro.
Main component
Double-coated fabric.
Technical linings
The fabric inside the sleeves is designed to manage perspiration and provide greater comfort when the jacket is worn over "bare arms" (on top of a T-shirt or another short-sleeve garment). Meshed fabric body lining to enhance the garment's breathability.
Recommended additional product
Forclaz Rain overtrousers protect the lower half of your body and provide a complete and effective rain protection system for your mountain hikes. Care products: waterproofing spray or liquid in the machine To renew the fabric's water repellent properties and optimise performance throughout the lifespan of your garment.
Waterproofing
NOVADRY® technology: this garment has been subjected to a shower test using 100 litres of water/sqm/hour for 3 hours. This test reproduces the conditions of a violent storm in the mountains.
Waterproof component
To find out whether a fabric is breathable, we test 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 / 9<RET<12 = very breathable fabric / 12<RET<20 = breathable fabric / RET>20 = little or no breathability.
Component breathability
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 you to regulate the temperature inside the garment and also to facilitate the transfer of perspiration generated by the body during physical effort.
Component with membrane or coating
Coating: like a layer of "paint" applied on the underside of the fabric to make it waterproof while remaining breathable. It is often less costly than a membrane, and requires a lining for protection. The membrane: is like a very fine plastic film (polyurethane) making the component waterproof while remaining breathable. It has the edge, being more supple, lightweight, durable and often more breathable than coating.
Consists of 3, 2 or 2.5 layers
3 layers: the membrane is bonded to an inner and outer layer of the component. This construction helps the membrane last longer and boosts the component's performance. 2 layers: the membrane is only bonded to the outer layer, the inner protective lining is free. This construction costs less but is generally more cumbersome. 2.5 layers: the membrane has inner protection with a kind of varnish coating rather than an actual layer to make it as lightweight as possible
Water repellency
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, breathable and warm. The water repellent property is achieved by treating the fabric's exterior. This treatment must be renewed throughout the garment's lifetime (recommended after every three washes). All Quechua waterproof jackets have received water-repellent treatment.
Comparative note on the environmental impact of the products
The environmental impact of each product is calculated for the product's entire life cycle, using different indicators. A general ABCDE mark is attributed to help you identify the best environmental performance by comparing products to each other (t-shirts, rucksacks, etc). Decathlon is a voluntary supporter of the environmentally-friendly labelling approach. For more information visit: http://sustainability.decathlon.com/
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