Women's windproof hiking jacket Helium Wind 500

€ 17.99

Designed for MOUNTAIN HIKERS seeking light back-up protection from the wind and sun.

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SKU: S109766 (587813)
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Product benefits
  1. Windproof
    Microfibre fabric and tight knit provide a windproof effect.
  2. Breathability
    Waterproof fabric. Ventilation through micro-perforations under the arms.
  3. Compact design
    Compact design
    Folds away into its small pocket to take up as little space as possible.
  4. Lightweight
    110 g in size L: An ultra-light and durable component!
  5. Water repellent
    Water repellent treatment on the outside of the fabric: protects from fine rain.
  6. Water repellent
    Water-repellent treatment on the outside of the fabric: protects from light rain
  • Sizes
    S to XXXL.
  • Weight
    115g in size L
  • Colours
  • Also in
    Grey, Blue, Ochre
  • Also in
    Blue print, Orange
Product feature
  1. Sizing and fit information
    Slim fit for perfect ease of movement and minimum wind resistance. Its volume enables you to wear a 2nd layer of light clothing such as light micro-fleece.
  2. Hood
    Adjoining hood. Easy-fit elastics automatically adjust height and depth.
  3. Pockets
    2 zip side pockets.
  4. Jacket hem drawcord
    With elastic drawcord.
  5. Cuff adjustment
    Semi-elasticated cuffs.
  6. Comfortably warm 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.
  7. Water-repellency of the component (different to waterproofing)
    A fabric is water repellent when it allows water to slide over its surface without seeping in. This prevents the fabric from swelling, and keeps it lightweight, breathable and warm. A fabric becomes water repellent by applying a treatment to its outer surface. This treatment must be renewed throughout the garment's lifetime (recommended after every three washes).
  8. Component breathability
    To find out if a fabric is breathable, its total evaporation resistance RET (test based on ISO 11092), is measured. The lower the fabric's resistance, the more water vapour generated by physical activity can escape, and the higher the fabric's breathability.For example: RET < 9 = extremely breathable fabric / 920 = little or no breathability.
  9. Breathability of the garment
    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.
Product testing
  1. Composition
    100% polyester.
  2. Cleaning advice
    Machine wash at 30°C. Fasten zips and riptabs before washing. Restore full water repellent properties applying a treatment after every 2 or 3 washes. A full range of water repellent products is available in all Decathlon stores. These products will help o
  3. Product restrictions
    Not designed for mountaineering and rock-climbing.
  4. Product catchline
    With UV protection. An ultra-light, ultra-compact windbreaker, with UV protect and excellent breathability too.
Product reviews
4.7 / 5
11 reviews
11 users recommend this product
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  • just right in the summer

    Sanjai (India)
    Used for 2 to 8 weeks
    excellent for protection from wind and rain in the summer
  • Excellent value

    Neil (United Kingdom)
    Used for 3 to 6 months
    I've been looking for a windproof to replace my big brand one I sold a while back but I wasn't prepared to spend the £60-£80 on a new one. This Helium windproof is not as full featured and well-designed as my far more expensive old one but to be frank, it really doesn't matter for what I use it for.

    Windproofs are one of those bits of kit you don't know how useful they are until you get one. I go backpacking and when up on the hills, a windproof really comes in handy. Windchill is a massive factor in outdoors pursuits but waterproof shells, whilst being excellent wind-blockers, trap sweat and you get damping and steamy no matter how good your "breathable" fabric is. Windproofs are just finely woven polyester and so sweat can easily get through. So can rain so they do spray them with a water-repellent but this only holds off light showers for a short time - they are not waterproof. What they do well is to massively reduce windchill without adding insulation or sweatiness. If you wear one over a baselayer you can keep just warm without getting too hot and if you wear it over a fleece, the insulation value of the fleece improves dramatically. Overall, they allow you to ajust your temperature much better than the standard 3 layer system.

    I don't need it to have a full mountain hood or adjustable cuffs etc - if the weather is getting that bad, it's waterproof time. So this one fits the bill. It's super light and packable. It will see off a short, light shower and does the job of stopping the wind just fine.

    The downside is that it's not the toughest item around. The fabric is necessarily thin, the zip isn't robust and there are extra ventliation holes under the arms which, whilst welcome, are just punched through the fabric with no reinforcement. So it needs treating a bit carefully.

    I'd definitely recommend this item.
  • Product is good, but Zip Quality is not good

    Ajit (India)
    Used for More than 1 year
    Product is good, but Zip Quality is not good.
  • The best product for Summer

    Manu (India)
    Used for 3 to 6 months
    I brought this jacket from Hennur road, Bangalore shop 4 months ago. This is the best jacket can use for bike riding for Summer season. Quality is awesome.
  • Excellent product.I use it everyday riding to work

    BHASKAR (India)
    Used for 2 to 8 weeks
    Lightweight yet breathable via small holes. Does not stick to the body due to sweat. Looks very nice. Most importantly - its very compact for storage. You can have it in your backpack & not remember.
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