X-Light Men Trekking Down Jacket Black

8318546

QUECHUA

Made for trekking in the mountains for several days in cold weather.
This is our best product in terms of insulation, low weight and price. No need to keep searching for an effective down jacket. The body is lined with feathers for even more comfort.
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Advantage
WarmthFront/Back in 75% down/25% feathers. 540 CUIN. Wadding in Hood/Arms.
LightweightOnly 440 g in size L
Compact designFolds away in its storage bag to be stuffed at the bottom of the bag. 3 g in L.
Pockets2 zipped hand pockets and 2 inside pockets
Water repellentSurface-treated outer fabric to prevent water from getting inside.
Freedom of movementTechnical, flexible and lightweight wadding fills the arms for ease of movement.
Environmental impactLife cycle comparison: Warm men's jacket - sustainability.decathlon.com
Warranty2 Years
Technical Information

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Fill Power of the down/feather filling
For this down jacket filled with a 75/25 mix, the fill power of the down/feathers is guaranteed to be greater than or equal to 540 CUIN. The fill power is a measure of the down's thermal insulation capacity and its potential to "trap" air. So, the more loft the down has (i.e. the higher the CUIN number), the more space it will occupy and the more air it will trap, thereby providing greater thermal insulation.
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The advantages of a duck down and feather filling (for the back and front of the down jacket)
The down's long-lasting fill power gives it 3 important qualities for hiking: - Thermal insulation thanks to the air trapped in the down and feathers - Ultra-low weight: down is lighter than synthetic wadding while offering the same level of insulation. This saves even more weight in your backpack - Ultra-compressible
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Feather origin
Thanks to our traceability system, we can guarantee the origin of the feathers, which are sourced in accordance with our responsible material commitments. Our suppliers are committed to using only feathers that come from ducks that are bred for their meat and which are plucked after slaughtering.http://developpement-durable.decathlon.com/documents-et-rapports/documents/
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The advantages of synthetic filling (for the arms, sides and hood)
Synthetic filling (wadding) is an effective alternative to feathers: - it provides good thermal insulation even when wet - it provides some breathability and is recommended for sports activities (down is recommended for static or moderate activity)
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Care instructions for a jacket filled with down and feathers
Down jackets can be worn all year round and will certainly need to be washed. Follow the instructions by clicking the link below: http://www.quechua.com/wash-your-down-jacket
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In the event of rain
This down jacket fabric is water-repellent. This fabric treatment makes drops of water run off its surface, so that it takes longer for the water to get inside the jacket, giving you the time to find some shelter. But the down jacket is not waterproof. We therefore recommend that you wear a waterproof jacket over your down jacket in case of prolonged exposure to rain.
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Note regarding the lighter coloured versions
The X-Light down jacket is made with a fine fabric in order to make it lightweight and compact. Please note that the feathers are slightly visible through the fabric of the lighter coloured jackets.
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A rating for comparing the environmental impact of the products
The product's environmental impact is assessed over its entire life cycle using different indicators. An overall ABCDE rating is given to help you easily identify the most eco-friendly products by comparing them with products of the same type (T-shirts, trousers, backpacks, etc.) Decathlon is committed to visually displaying environmental information. For more information, go to: http://sustainability.decathlon.com/
Information / Concept / Technology
Composition
Outside shell - Main Lining : 100.0% Polyamide (PA) Padding - Inner fabric : 75.0% Down, Padding - Inner fabric : 25.0% Feather Main fabric : 100.0% Polyamide (PA) Outside Shell - Secondary Lining : 100.0% Polyamide (PA) Inner fabric : 100.0% Polyester (PES) Filling : 100.0% Polyester (PES)

Test
All our down jackets are laboratory tested in a 5 km/h wind, worn as a 3rd layer on a thermal dummy (over a long sleeved T-shirt and fleece). Their level of thermal insulation is measured on a scale of 1 to 5, so that you can choose the one that suits you best.

Product test
Temperature chamber test This is used to validate our design choices. We reproduce the temperature, wind and humidity conditions that you encounter in the mountains. In this way we put the thermal insulation where you most need it. Feather-proofing test We use a test machine to ensure that the feathers do not escape from your jacket during your activities. So our fabrics are "featherproofed" to ensure lasting insulation.

Stockage tips
Store on a hanger in a clean and dry place

Maintenance tips
Down jackets needed to be treated with special care. We recommend taking your down jacket to the dry cleaners. Machine wash at 30°C, add 2 tennis balls to restore the loft of the down. Rinse twice. Tumble drying highly recommended: synthetic cycle with 3 tennis balls to restore the loft of the down, Run several cycles until the down has dried completely. This will prevent the down from clumping and losing its insulating power. See the care instructions in the online guide

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Down feathers are coming out
Used for 2 to 8 weeks
I wore this for everest base camp,chola pass trek in nepal. After 2 -3 days the down feathers are coming out from various places. And the outer layer is very thin and fragile. I dont know what to do with this..i bought it around 3 months ago.
Response of the brand
Hello Saurav,

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. Down Jackets are the lightest and compact solution for warmth. That makes it the ideal mid layer for your several day treks. It is quite normal to see the feathers coming out through the seams, and it doesn't affect the performance of the jacket unless the jacket is torn or it happens due to the stitches started to come off. If you see there is a defect like that, kindly visit any of our stores, and the team would be more than happy to help you with a solution.

I am available for any further queries:)

Varun Nair
e-Sports Manager
Warm and amazingly light
Used for 1 week or less
This is probably the best gear to carry on a moderately cold trek considering the insulation, water resistance and the lightness of the material. Only gripe being that it is too loose at the hands and if only it could be altered a little.
Perfect fit And comfortable
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Used for 1 week or less
Very light and warm
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Used for More than 1 year
This is an excellent product and i am searching for the black variant and is sadly out stock.I searched it in 3-4 stores and is also unavailable online. :(
Response of the brand
Hello Sidhartha,

I am so glad to read your feedback on the X-Light jacket by Quechua and at the same time I apologise for the inconvenience caused to you.

The black variant of this jacket will be available online from 1st of September. And if you would like to collect if from some particular store of us, I can put you in touch with the team member from that store and they will let you know once it arrives there.

I stay available if you need any further assistance with our products or services in future.

Sportively,
Sandeep NAIR
Excellent Jacket
Used for 2 to 8 weeks
Very good product and very useful in chill weather & winter...Thanks Decathlon....
Quecha hiking down jacket
Used for 3 to 6 months
I have been camping and hiking for many years and this coat is, perhaps the best value item I have bought along the way.
There are pros and cons obviously but here is what I have found using it.
The jacket is significantly cheaper than other down coats
There is a small pocket on the inside, without a zip.
The coat is waterproof for small amounts of light rain but nothing heavier than that, rain just sits on surface and can be wiped off.
The hood is well fitted and fits snugly around your head.
The coat does pack down into a bag but is still only slightly smaller than a normal coat rolled up.
Pockets are not padded on the inside but that doesn’t really make a difference.
The jacket is slightly shorter at the bottom, this isn’t a bad thing if you are wearing a waterproof coat over it which I would recommend.
There are not toggles at the bottom to tighten so air can get in through there unless you are wearing a coat over the top.

Overall a very good find. If you are camping or hiking outdoors and are not facing anything too extreme in terms of temperature the this is a perfect product. Should definitely be used with a coat when raining.
Nice jacket but size too small
Used for 1 week or less
Love the jacket, lightweight warm and looks good too. Just be careful with the size, I normally wear size M but has to go up to XL on this. Size L also fits me well except a bit tight on chest.
good
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Used for 1 week or less
great for the price
Great jacket for Autumn-winter weather
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
My husband loves this jacket, it's lightweight and so warm.
He wore it in a brief bit of light rain on a very windy coastal walk, but he was dry apart from the warmth of it made him sweat in it a bit.
Cool jacket
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Used for 1 week or less
Light weight, packs away into a small pouch, looks cool and dies the job. Excellent value for money!