Forclaz 400 Men's Hiking Waterproof Rain jacket

    € 71.99

    Designed for experienced mountain hikers seeking protection from heavy rain and wind without hindering their movements.

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    SKU: S9770 (1822476)
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    Product benefits
    1. Waterproof
      Waterproof
      3-layer fabric (10,000 mm). W/P seams & zips. Tested under 100L/h/sqm for 3h..
    2. Breathability
      Breathability
      Material limits condensation inside the garment. Hydrophilic coating (RET=6).
    3. Ventilation
      Ventilation
      30 cm underarm ventilation zips that help to eliminate perspiration (Size: L)
    4. Freedom of movement
      Freedom of movement
      Stretch fabric (13% elastane) for optimum comfort in use.
    5. Lightweight
      Lightweight
      Weight: 590 g in size L.
    6. Anatomic design
      Jacket hem drawcord. 2-way (height and depth) adjustable 3D hood.
    7. Pockets
      Three waterproof secure pockets. One mesh inner pocket.
    8. Environmental impact
      Environmental impact
      Note D - Comparison: men's waterproof jacket - detailed technical info
    Details
    • Weight
      610g in size L.
    • Sizes
      black.
    • Weight
      black.
    • Sizes
      red
    Product feature
    1. Sizing and fit information
      Fitted cut to fully benefit from the stretch component. The jacket is loose enough to wear it over a fine lightweight second layer such as a pullover or light down jacket.
    2. Hood
      Attached hood with two-way (height and depth) adjustment using elastic drawcords and toggles. Stiff visor for maximum face protection.
    3. Pocket system
      2 hand pockets with waterproof zips + 1 outer breast pocket with a waterproof zip + 1 easy-access inner mesh pocket.
    4. Jacket hem drawcord
      Elastic drawcords and toggles.
    5. Adjustment of cuffs
      Velcro tab fasteners.
    6. Main component
      Triple-coated stretch fabric.
    7. Additional recommended products
      Forclaz Rain overtrousers for protecting the lower body to complete an effective rain protection outfit designed for mountain walks. Care products: waterproof spray or liquid in the machine, to renew the fabric's water repellent properties and optimise performance throughout the lifetime of your garment.
    8. Component waterproofing
      We measure the resistance of a fabric to water pressure expressed in mm of water column (test based on Standard ISO 811). The higher the pressure, the more the fabric is waterproof. Components with a 2000 mm rating can withstand the pressure of a 2000 mm column of water (which is equivalent to a rain shower lasting two hour).
    9. waterproofing of the garment
      This garment was passed following a 3-hour shower test under 100 L of water/sqm/hr. This test reproduces the conditions of a violent storm in the mountains.
    10. Component breathability
      In addition to breathability of the fabrics used, Quechua develops technical solutions (zips, ventilation, mesh, etc.) to improve the overall ventilation of its trekking jackets and overtrousers designed for great hiking use (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.
    11. Component with coating or a membrane
      The coating is 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 advantage of being more supple, lightweight, durable and often more breathable than the coating.
    12. Component 3 layers, 2 layers or 2.5 layers
      3 layers: the membrane is bonded between the outer and inner 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 fabric, the inner protective lining is free. This construction costs less but is generally more cumbersome. 2.5 layers: the membrane is protected on the inside by a kind of varnish coating rather than an actual layer to make it as lightweight as possible
    13. Component water resistance
      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, warm and breathable. The water-repellent effect is achieved by treating the outer surface of the fabric. 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.
    14. A score for comparing products' environmental impact
      The product's environmental impact is calculated over its entire life cycle using different indicators. A score ranging from A to E is attributed so that you can easily identify the products with a better environmental performance compared to products of the same type (T-shirts, trousers, backpacks,...). Decathlon totally backs the environmental labelling approach. For more info: http://sustainability.decathlon.com/
    15. A score for comparing products' environmental impact
      The product's environmental impact is calculated across its entire life cycle using different indicators. An overall ABCDE score is attributed to help you more readily identify the products with the best environmental performance by comparing the same type of product (T-shirts, trousers, backpacks, etc.). Decathlon is committed to visually displaying environmental information. For more information visit: 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 use fabric conditioner. Fasten zips and rip-tabs before washing. With each wash, restore the fabric's water repellent properties using a suitable treatment. A complete range of care products specially designed fo
    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
      Our team of designers is based at the foot of Mont Blanc, in the Haute-Savoie region (France). All year round, we create and develop products that are attractive, simple and technologically advanced. These are then ruthlessly tested in the field because w
    Product reviews
    4.4 / 5
    54 reviews
    54 users recommend this product
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    • Thus far very good

      25/08/2018
      ROBERT (United Kingdom)
      Used for 7 to 12 months
      Ideally I would have given this a 4.5 as it does have it faults but for the money it is very, very good.
      The material is 2 layers I think and stretchy almost like one of those soft-shell-esque waterproof jackets that are currently en vogue.
      I should say that I have had many waterproof jackets of various prices and materials over the years from Haglofs, Rab, Sprayway and Montane, North Face and Berghaus. Everything from eVent, Goretex, Pertex Shield Plus and own-brand laminates and ventile. The Rab eVent was good but being a pull-on is awkward (especially since putting on weight) and was dearer than this in a half-price sale whereas all the others failed at sometime or other - several on the first outing!
      What I can say now after a good few uses and some not insignificant rain is that it is still beading and is comfortable to wear.
      Pluses - performance, price, hood adjustments once used to it, comfort, weight (okay - not super light though).
      Minuses - sleeves overlong and velcro tabs need to be used fully as cuffs too wide, not packable (not a real issue for me), hood peak maybe a tad too short, small choice of colours.
      Overall I am really happy with this jacket so far. Most important for me is performance and value and this scores very highly in both regards.
      The pit zips and okay, and I can live with the sleeve and cuff issue. It works better for me that jackets costing 2, 3 or even more times the price and seriously.... why would you bother paying more for a name?
      It could have more features but that would probably result in a higher price so I am happy with it as is.
      I should say that I haven't washed it yet and will avoid doing so as long as possible but so far, so good :)
    • Very Good Fit

      24/08/2018
      (United Kingdom)
      Used for 1 week or less
      Received this today promptly within 48 hours of ordering. Having had previous misgivings about buying online due to outdoors kit with big fat American sizes I referred to the Decathlon sizing chart which turns out to be correct. The drop tail and tailored cut is on the athletic side, with a 40" chest and 32" waist it fits perfectly with room for a fleece or similar underneath. Go up a size if you are more portly than my self. Features such as the pit vents, laser cut pockets and the helmet compatible hood are all top notch as is the stitching. Its possibly not as downpour proof as heavier Goretx jackets but no DWR coated breathable jacket is in my experience unless you want to spend a few hundred on a Gore paclite. You can get other jackets at this price point but nothing as usable or robust - it's excellent.
    • Quechua

      10/08/2018
      prayag (India)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      Nice Hiking and adventure sportsRange which never seen in Lucknow before decathlon
    • Okay if the rain isn't sustained

      29/07/2018
      Andrew (United Kingdom)
      Used for 7 to 12 months
      I've used this jacket a number of times in reasonably heavy rain when commuting to work. It's always seemed great. However, the rain has never been sustained. Longer than 20 mins or so. Today I used it in sustained heavy rainfall. The material itself is fine. However the zip leaked after about half an hour. So I ended up with a wet stripe right down the front of my clothing that would only have gotten worse had I not been able to get indoors. A bit disappointed based on the performance of the material.
    • Soaks water at places

      14/07/2018
      Gautam (India)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      I have purchased this last week and used 3 times since, I have noted that the jacket sleeves and the back side of the hip area gets wet inside out in moderate rains... I use it while I ride a motorcycle.. I was told it is 100%water proof.. Besides that it is fine.. So not recommend for riders..
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