Helium Wind 500 Anti-UV Women's hiking windproof jacket - Blue

8332740

QUECHUA

Made for mountain hikers seeking ultra-light back-up protection from the wind and sun.
With UV protection. An ultra-light, ultra-compact windbreaker, with UV protect and excellent breathability too.
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Advantages
WindproofMicrofibre fabric and tight knit provide a windproof effect.
LightweightUltra-light jacket: only 105 g in size M!
Sun protectionProtection against UV rays: UPF 40+.
BreathabilityWaterproof fabric. Ventilation through micro-perforations under the arms.
Compact designFolds away into its small pocket to take up as little space as possible.
Water repellentWater repellent treatment on the outside of the fabric:protects from fine rain.
Warranty2 Years
Technical Informations

1
Sizing and fit information
fitted cut for complete ease of movement and minimum catching in the wind. 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
Jacket hem drawcord
by a cotton drawstring.
4
Pockets
2 zip side pockets.
5
Cuff adjustment
partially elasticated cuffs.
6
Thermal comfort 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 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).
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Component breathability
To find out whether a fabric is breathable, we test its RET or total evaporative resistance (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 / 9
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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.
Characteristics
SizesXS to XXL.

Weight109 g in size M

ColoursLight blue

Also inWhite, Pink, Yellow

Also inGreen, electric green

Also inGrey
Information / Concept / Technology
Composition
Main fabric : 100.0% Polyester (PES)

Test Product
Our design team is based at the foot of Mont-Blanc, in Haute-Savoie (France). All year round, our designers create and develop products that are appealing, simple, and technical. These are then ruthlessly tested in the field, as we remain convinced that only through rigorous testing under real world conditions, like the ones you will be using them in, can we continue to provide you with better products than ever.

Maintenance Tips
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 optimise your garment's performance and longevity.

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Lovely jacket - too small
Used for 1 week or less
Very nice - would have kept it but too small!
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