Trek 500 Men's Mountain Trekking Jacket - Blue

    € 119.98

    Designed for mountain trekking over a few days in rainy or windy weather

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    SKU: S172306 (2555918)
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    Product benefits
    1. Abrasion resistance
      Use of a robust fabric (147 g/sqm; 70 denier) on the areas to be protected
    2. Waterproof
      Waterproof
      Combination of 2 fabrics resistant to 20,000 mm water pressure after 5 washes.
    3. Breathability
      Breathability
      RET < 8 for the lightest fabric; RET < 12 for the most resistant fabric
    4. Ventilation
      Ventilation
      Double slider, water-repellent ventilation zip under the arms.
    5. Freedom of movement
      Freedom of movement
      Preformed elbows, adjustable hood, pockets accessible with a backpack
    6. Lightweight
      Lightweight
      The hybrid construction reduces the weight to 500 gr in size L.
    7. Compact design
      Compact design
      Folds into its hood and stays compressed with a hook.
    8. Pockets
      2 hand pockets (with a mobile phone compartment in the right one)
    Details
    • Sizes
      from S to 3XL
    Product feature
    1. Hybrid construction
      Combination of a strong and protective fabric (147 g/m2; 70 denier) on areas to be protected from friction (shoulders, outer arms, front and back hem) and a light and breathable fabric (109 g/sqm; 20 denier) elsewhere. Back 2 cm longer than the front to ensure maximum protection and to cover the thermal layer 2 underneath if necessary.
    2. Hood
      Completely adjustable hood height and depth. Semi-rigid visor with integrated mesh headband to provide a high level of protection and support. The high stand-up collar effectively protects the lower face.
    3. Pockets
      2 hand pockets that remain accessible even when carrying a backpack and a YKK AquaGuard waterproof zip. There is a mesh mobile phone pocket inside the right pocket.
    4. Front zip
      Features a waterproof YKK AquaGuard zip along the entire length with an inside flap providing protection from the wind. Folded underflap at the hem for easily fastening of the zip. Double slider allowing opening from the bottom of the jacket. Soft fabric flap at the top of the collar to protect the chin.
    5. Protection
      Double tightening with an elastic cord and toggle at the hem. Velcro-adjustable sleeves covering the wrist. The gusset on the wrist makes it easy to wear gloves with the jacket.
    6. Water resistance of the fabric
      We test a fabric's resistance to water pressure by measuring the height of a column of water supported by the fabric in mm (test based on the ISO 811 standard). The better the fabric resists pressure, the more waterproof it is. Here are the waterproofing values ​​of the Trek 500 jacket: 25 000 mm before washing for the lightest fabric (11 000 mm after 5 washes) 20 000 mm before washing for the most durable fabric (17 000 mm after 5 washes
    7. Water resistance of the jacket
      The water resistance of the jacket was tested under rainfall of 450 litres of water/m²/hour for 4 hours. This test reproduces the conditions of a thunderstorm in the mountains.
    8. Breathability of the fabric
      To find out whether a fabric is breathable, we measure 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. It is considered that if: * RET < 9 = very breathable fabric * 9 < RET < 12 = breathable fabric. Here are the breathability values ​​of the Trek 500 jacket: RET < 8 for the lightest fabric RET < 12 for the most resistant fabric
    9. How to restore the water repellent properties?
      The water repellent property of a fabric is its capacity to make water run off its surface without absorbing it. This prevents the fabric from soaking up water, and keeps it lightweight and breathable. The fabric is made water repellent by treating its outer surface, however this property may deteriorate with use. In order to reactivate it, follow the guide: https://www.quechua.fr/conseils/comment-reactiver-la-deperlance-de-sa-veste-a_86425
    Product testing
    1. Composition
      Main fabric : 100.0% Polyamide (PA) Outer fabric : 100.0% Polyester (PES) Yoke : 100.0% Polyamide (PA) Pocket : 94.0% Polyester (PES), Pocket : 6.0% Elastane
    2. Product catchline
      Waterproof jacket using the combination of a lightweight, breathable fabric and a sturdy fabric to help protect you from the elements.
    3. Lab tested
      This jacket has been tested and validated in the field in genuine conditions. It was worn for 5 weeks by several people who undertook the Grande Traversée des Alpes (GTA) in late spring 2017.
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