Forclaz 600 Men's Trekking Windbreaker-Red

Réf :
8384589
Key feature
Additional light and breathable protection.
Users reviews
4 / 5 4 ratings
From
£27.99*

2 colors

Users reviews

4 / 5 4 ratings
3 users recommended this product
  • Man
    20-29 years old
    09 March 2017
    Use since 1 week or less
    That review has been deposited on this product version
    Inaccurate description

    Although this jacket is good quality, it does not have all the features from this page.
    I was disappointed to find there is no drawcord on the hem as advertised and no adjustable sleeves. This means that it will be no good for trad climbing or long mountain days as the wind easily gets in as the waist is loose.

  • 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
    Brilliant jacket for activity
    Stretchy, water repellant

    I really like this jacket. I tend to wear it when warming up for running and/or standing around before a race. It is nicely wind resistant and surprisingly water repellant too, but I would not say that it is a warm jacket - you still need to be doing activity to stay warm in this really (if wearing in chilly weather...!). I like the fact that it is stretchy. I am tempted to wear it rock climbing but I like it too much to risk ruining it on the rocks!

  • 40-49 years old
    04 July 2016
    That review has been deposited on this product version
    purchase confirmed
    Great jacket for price
    Wind proof, very light and packable None

    Great jacket for price to cut the chill on breezy summer days. Shrugs off light showers too. Light but not flimsy. Only caveat would be to double check the sizing, I'm usually on the smaller side of medium but the jacket is a close fit, not a problem in this case as I bought it for cycling

User benefits

Windproof
Additional protection from the wind (fabric without windproof membrane).
Breathability
The fabric lets the heat escape released by the body during exercise.
Lightweight
Compressible and light (417 gr in L). Ideal in the bottom of the backpack!
Freedom of movement
Bi-stretch fabric, sleeves with thumb loops.
Abrasion resistance
Fabric with tight-weave so you can wear a backpack without risk of tearing.

Technical card

Composition
Main fabric : 93.0% Polyester (PES), Main fabric : 7.0% Elastane Yoke : 88.0% Polyester (PES), Yoke : 12.0% Elastane
Designed to
mountain trekking for multiple days.
Guarantee
2 years

Tips

Restricted use
Not designed to provide protection from heavy winds.

Features

Sizing and fit 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.
Pockets
2 hand pockets + 1 chest pocket with zip fastening.
Jacket hem drawcord
Elastic draw-cords and toggles.
The product advantage
Thumb grip at the end of sleeves to prevent heat loss and more comfort in movement.
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 component (distinct from waterproofing)
A fabric is water repellent when it allows water slide over its surface without seeping in. This prevents the fabric from becoming saturated, and keeps it lightweight, breathable and warm. The fabric is made water repellent by treating its outer surface. This treatment must be renewed throughout the garment's lifetime (recommended after every three washes).
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