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Men's Mountain Trekking Hooded Down Jacket - MT100 -5 °C

€69.00
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Color: BLUE
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BENEFITS

Compact design

Easily folds away into its left-hand pocket using a zip with double puller

Water repellent

Surface-treated outer fabric to prevent water from getting in

Abrasion resistance

Outer fabric: 100% polyamide, 35 g/sqm. 15 denier

Warmth

Comfortable in temp. from 5°C to -5°C. Down with a fill power of 800 CUIN.

Weight

This down jacket weighs approximately 290g in size L

Pockets

2 zipped hand pockets

TECHNICAL INFORMATIONS

How warm is this padded jacket?

This down jacket, worn as a 3rd layer, has been certified for an active comfort temperature of -5°C , during a standardised test in a thermal chamber. The model is wearing a synthetic long-sleeved T-shirt and a light fleece underneath. It works with a simulated 5 km/h wind. We have also tested this model in static mode. The comfort temperature is +5°C in this case.

The advantages of a duck down and feather filling

The filling power of down has 3 advantages for mountain sports:

- Thermal insulation thanks to the air trapped in the down and feathers.

- Ultra-lightweight: down is lighter than synthetic wadding while offering the same degree of warmth. This saves even more weight in your backpack.

- Ultra-compressible.

How to measure the fill power of a down and feather wadding?

The fill power is a measure of the down's thermal insulation capacity and its potential to "trap" air. It is expressed in CUIN (cubic inches). So, down with a higher fill power (higher CUIN number) will occupy more space, trap more air and provide greater thermal insulation. For this down jacket with its 85% down and 15% feathers filling, the fill power is guaranteed to be 800 CUIN or more (international standard).

Water-repellent property of component (not to be confused with waterproofing)

The water repellent property of a fabric is its ability to make water run off its surface without absorbing it. This prevents the fabric from swelling, and keeps it lightweight and warm. The fabric of this down jacket is water repellent, however, we recommend that you wear a waterproof jacket over it in the rain. The fabric is made water-repellent by treating (PFC-free) its outer surface, however this property may deteriorate with use. We recommend that you restore it after each wash.

How to care for a down jacket?

The down jacket can be worn throughout the winter and will certainly need to be washed. But the less you wash it, the more it will retain its thermal insulation and water repellency.

Summary:

1/Machine wash with a detergent suitable for down or technical garments, at 30°, with 2 or 3 tennis balls. Gentle spin cycle.

2/ tumble dry with 2 or 3 tennis balls, and repeat 2 or 3 times until it is completely dry.

How to restore the water-repellent properties?

Once you have cleaned your padded jacket, we recommend you use a water-repellent reactivator spray to preserve the hydrophobic properties of the outer fabric. This renews the fabric’s water repellent properties and optimises its performance throughout the lifespan of your garment.

A snag? This is how to repair your down jacket

A tear on a padded jacket can happen when trekking! The good news is that it can be repaired with a repair patch to prevent the tear from getting bigger or feathers from escaping. Don't you feel at ease carrying out this repair yourself? Don't worry! Some Decathlon workshops offer an in-store repair service to mend your padded jacket using a heat-bonded patch.

Weight of the filling

XS: 70 g

S: 76 g

M: 81g

L: 87 g

XL: 94 g

2XL: 100 g

3XL: 112g

COMPOSITION

composition

Filling: 10.0% Grey Duck Feather, 90.0% Grey Duck Down; Main fabric: 100.0% Polyamide; Main lining: 100.0% Polyamide; Padding - Inner fabric: 100.0% Polyester

Tips for storage and maintenance

Machine wash - 30° max - normal Machine wash - 30° max - normal
Do not bleach Do not bleach
Tumble dry - low heat Tumble dry - low heat
Do not iron Do not iron
Do not dry-clean Do not dry-clean

Storage tips

Store on a hanger in a dry place. Do not store folded in its pouch.

Restrictions on use

Not suitable for mountain hiking in rainy weather

TESTS AND WARRANTY

Test product

10 trekkers (5 men and 5 women), independent of Forclaz, tested this down jacket during a week-long trek in November 2016, in the Mont Blanc mountain range. The feedback given to us after this test let us validate this down jacket for mountain trekking.

Warranty

2 Years

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