The jacket is good, provides good insulation from air and to an extent cold too. But not for extreme cold conditions...
I weared it 5 months every single day during my thrue hike in New Zealand (TE ARAROA 3200 kms). Currently it is still good, there are not holes and the fabric are still pretty good.
i like it because it is pretty light and the jacket can dry pretty quickly (sweat, rain..). I used it under rain, sun, storm.
Although this jacket is good quality, it does not have all the features from this page.
I was disappointed to find there is no drawcord on the hem as advertised and no adjustable sleeves. This means that it will be no good for trad climbing or long mountain days as the wind easily gets in as the waist is loose.
Thank you for your feedback on the Forclaz 600 jacket and I apologise for the delayed response. I also apologise for the miscommunication and have removed the false information form the product page. Should you still own the jacket and remain dissatisfied, please drop back into the store and we shall find a suitable solution for you.
Chris Allen UK Market Manager DECATHLON
I really like this jacket. I tend to wear it when warming up for running and/or standing around before a race. It is nicely wind resistant and surprisingly water repellant too, but I would not say that it is a warm jacket - you still need to be doing activity to stay warm in this really (if wearing in chilly weather...!). I like the fact that it is stretchy. I am tempted to wear it rock climbing but I like it too much to risk ruining it on the rocks!
Stretchy, water repellant
Great jacket for price to cut the chill on breezy summer days. Shrugs off light showers too. Light but not flimsy. Only caveat would be to double check the sizing, I'm usually on the smaller side of medium but the jacket is a close fit, not a problem in this case as I bought it for cycling
Wind proof, very light and packable
Love it. Hardly a day when I don't look forward to pulling it on.