Forclaz 100 Men's Hiking Waterproof Rain jacket - black/grey

    Designed for mountain hikers who need a jacket that provides protection from the rain or wind while also allowing air to circulate inside.

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    SKU: S134925 (2024463)
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    € 47.98
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    Characteristics Designed for mountain hikers who need a jacket that provides protection from the rain or wind while also allowing air to circulate inside.
    Product Benefits
    1. Waterproof
      Waterproof
      8 000 mm waterproof membrane. Fully taped seams.
    2. Breathability
      Breathability
      Hydrophilic membrane (RET=12): limits condensation inside the garment.
    3. Ventilation
      Ventilation
      Underarm ventilation zips: enhances moisture management.
    4. Freedom of movement
      Freedom of movement
      Fitted at back for freedom of movement. Preformed elbows.
    5. Lightweight
      Lightweight
      Weight:630 g in size L.
    6. Pockets
      3 secure pockets.2 zipped hand pockets. 1 inner chest pocket.
    7. Environmental impact
      Environmental impact
      Life cycle comparison: Men's waterproof jacket - sustainability.decathlon.com
    Details
    • Weight
      590g in size L.
    • Sizes
      S to XXXL.
    • Colours
      dual colour Black/Grey.
    • Also in
      Red/Red, Blue/Black.
    Product feature
    1. 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.
    2. 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.
    3. Pockets
      2 hand pockets with zips under flaps + 1 outer chest pocket with zip under a flap.
    4. Jacket hem drawcord
      Elastic draw-cords and toggles.
    5. Wrist adjustment
      Tightening tabs with velcro.
    6. Main component
      Double-coated fabric.
    7. 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.
    8. 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.
    9. 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.
    10. 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 / 920 = little or no breathability.
    11. 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.
    12. 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.
    13. 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
    14. 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.
    15. 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/
    Product testing
    1. Composition
      Main fabric : 100.0% Polyester (PES) Lining : 100.0% Polyester (PES)
    2. Approved by
      Tested and approved by a team of 8 customer-testers during a 3-day test mission in the Mont Blanc massif.
    3. Storage advice
      Always make sure that this waterproof protective garment is completely dry before storing it.
    4. Cleaning advice
      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 produc
    5. Product catchline
      1st jacket in the range with ventilation. Waterproof, breathable, and ventilated, the Forclaz 100 has the essential features of a trekking jacket - at a simply unbeatable price.
    6. Lab tested
      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 tha
    Product reviews
    3.7 / 5
    20 reviews
    20 users recommend this product
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    • Awesome Jacket

      14/11/2017
      RIGZIN (India)
      Used for More than 2 years
      I love this jacket because its awesome and completely wind-proof, lots of time I am travelling on bike with one sweater and above this jacket, Its never feel me cold. awesome, but I dont know if they got more color option than much more better, but product is awesome
    • Good

      14/11/2017
      Nagarajan (India)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      Good
    • not waterPROOF at all!!!

      13/10/2017
      Kumarswamy (India)
      Used for 3 to 6 months
      I am a big fan decathlon and in particular QUECHUA from past 7 years even before they came in India.

      With great regret I am posting first ever review and that happens negative. It must be about 6-8 months I got this jacket but never had used under rain. It’s been last two days I am forced to put on additional thin jacket on top of this to protect from rain.

      As pointed out the front zipper is the main culprit which leaks loads of water on chest and I had tough time protecting my valuables under the jacket - luckily I had space in scooter for the rescue.

      Not only the front zipper but also the arms get wet feel quite quickly under rain.

      I am from Bangalore fyi and the rain I faced wasn’t the heaviest of the falls/shower to be clear and the speed of the scooter is imaginable under rain and the present (13-Oct-2017) road conditions and the traffic.
      Response of the brand
      Hello Mr Kumarswamy,

      Glad to hear from you:)
      Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us about this Jacket. We are sorry to disappoint you with this product, but I would like to inform you that this product has gone through a series of testing in the laboratory to guarantee the promise. However, leaking is perhaps a manufacturing defect which we would like to investigate further, so kindly return the product in any of our stores.
      User satisfaction being our primary concern, we would request you to have it exchanged or refunded from your nearest Decathlon store.

      I am available in case you have any further queries:)
      Varun Nair
      e-Sports Manager
    • NICE PRODUCT

      22/09/2017
      SAYANTAN (India)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      I took it for my last mountaineering expedition in the Himalayas. It's really nice.
    • superb jacket

      21/09/2017
      gerry (United Kingdom)
      Used for 1 week or less
      superb jacket for the price extremely waterproof and warm
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