X-Light 2 Men's Hiking Down Jacket - Red

8369873

QUECHUA

Made for

protection from the cold on your MOUNTAIN HIKES.Tested for optimum comfort between -5°C and -10°C.
The best in terms of the balance of warmth, lightness and price. No longer any need to look for an efficient padded jacket. The body is covered with feathers for greater comfort.

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Advantage
WarmthFront/Back 75%down / 25% feathers. Wadding in Hood/Arms . Long protective back
LightweightOnly 440 g in size L
Compact designCan be compressed into storage pouch for packing at bottom of backpack. 540 CUIN
Pockets2 zipped hand pockets and 2 inside pockets
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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NEW IN 2016
X-Light is the number 1 TECHNOLOGY (Bodymapping) available in 2 MODELS: X-light 1 and X-Light 2. Available in 7 colours providing you with plenty of choice.
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Inflating power of down/feather filling
For this down jacket filled 75/25, the inflating power of the down/feather 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. Down with higher fill power takes up more space, trapping more air and providing greater thermal insulation.
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The advantages of duck down and feather filling* (for the back and front of the down jacket)
The durable and inflating properties of the down give this jacket 3 qualities for hiking: - Thermal insulation thanks to the air trapped in the down and feathers - Ultra-light weight: down is lighter than synthetic wadding while offering the same degree of warmth. This allows you to lighten the load in your backpack - Ultra compactable * Our feathers come from Chinese ducks reared for their meat, we remove their feathers after slaughter. We hold the death certificates for these ducks.
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The advantages of synthetic down filling (for the arms, sides and hood)
Synthetic down (wadding) provides an appealing alternative to feather down: - it provides good thermal insulation even when wet - it provides a little breathability and may be recommended for dynamic activity (down is recommended for static or moderate activity).
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Care advice for a down jacket with down and feather filling
The down jacket can be worn throughout the winter and will certainly need to be washed. Follow our advice by clicking on the link below: http://www.quechua.com/wash-your-down-jacket
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In the event of rain
The material of this down jacket is water repellent. It allows drops of water to slide off the fabric which delays penetration of water into the jacket while you get out of the rain. But the down jacket is not waterproof. We therefore recommend wearing a waterproof jacket over the down jacket in the event of prolonged exposure to rain.
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Note regarding the light colour 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 red colour version of the range.
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A socre for comparing products' environmental impact
The product's environmental impact is calculated across its entire life cycle using different indicators. An overall ABCDE score is attributed to help you more readily identify the products with the best environmental performance by comparing the same type of product (T-shirts, trousers, backpacks, etc.). Decathlon is committed to visually displaying environmental information. For more information visit: http://sustainability.decathlon.com/
Information / Concept / Technology
Composition
Padding : 100.0% Polyester (PES) Filling : 75.0% Grey duck down, 25.0% Grey duck feather Main fabric : 100.0% Polyamide (PA) Lining : 100.0% Polyamide (PA)

Test
All our down jackets have been laboratory tested on thermal manikins 5 km/h winds, reproducing hiking under moderate exertion. This allows you to make the best choice by comparing the degree of thermal insulation on a scale of 1 to 5.

Product test
Thermal chamber test It allows us to check our design choices. We reproduce the temperature, wind and humidity conditions that you encounter in the mountains. In this way we can adapt our thermal insulation where you most need it. Feather impermeability test We use a test machine to ensure that the feathers do not escape from your jacket during your activities. Our fabrics are thus "featherproof" and so ensure lasting warmth.

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

Reviews

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Disappointed by the outer layer
Used for 2 to 8 weeks
The outer layer of the Jacket is very soft and can easily get torn by small throne also.I have asked for repair or replacement of jacket but their was no response from the decathlon side,really disappointed by the service.
Weight and Look
Delicate outer layer
Response of the brand
Hello Mr. Vivek,

Thanks for your feedback  on the Quechua X-light jacket. I apologize for the inconvenience caused to you by our product.

I agree totally with you that the outer fabric of the X-light jacket (in general all down jackets) is light and that is due to the reasons as follows, these jackets are meant for usage on the mountains for a hiker which demands light weight and compactness which is guaranteed by the down inside and the light fabric outside, plus the light fabric allows the down inside to fluff up later on a longer use. Also, these are worn with a windproof or a rain jacket outside to tackle the light fabric. A solution for this now is the 3M tape available in the market, which seals the tear totally retaining the properties of the jacket completely. I apologize again for the improper response you had faced from our end earlier.

I stay at your disposal if you need any further assistance in future.

Sportively,
Sandeep NAIR
Worthy
Used for 2 to 8 weeks
Please work on the feather losing issue.Otherwise its a great product within the price range.
Lightweight,works efficiently in -12C to -15 C
Feathers coming out when packed in the pouch
Cheap As Chips,Warm,Tight Fitting,Not Waterproof
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
I went in for another design of down jacket, ended up with this. Bargain, tight fitting I went up a size, warm, decent light piece of kit. You won't be staying in a downpour in this, it's water resistant to a minor point, and not waterproof, I know this as I got wet, it absorbs the rain after a short exposure, also has tide marks after drying out. It comes with a bag, I haven't packet it down yet, but I keep it in one of the deep inside pockets, along with lightweight gloves and a hat. Overall, it's good fair weather down jacket and a bargain for less than £20.
Xlight 2 jacket
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
Lightweight, warm
Great value for the price 9/10
Darker lining and pull cord on bottom of jacket would make it 10/10
Value for money
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Used for More than 1 year
Great jacket for the price, lightweight and warm!
Warm and light
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
Tried on in store so ensured a good fit before purchase. The diagonal pattern looks better on me than the horizontal banded design of the other style. The side pockets get in the way when holding keys etc when leaning over. Inside pockets nice and big for letters etc! No chest pocket which would have been nice for cards/wallet. Very warm especially when waiting for a train in freezing cold weather. The hood is small so I don't use, would buy without hood. It gets too warm in mild weather for me so it's handy that it packs away in the small supplied stuff sac when not used. Not suitable for rain use so I have avoided wearing it on wet days.
Amazing product for the price
Used for 2 to 8 weeks
This is an amazingly affordable down jacket. Its perfectly suited for UK's winter weather. I was initially a bit skeptical when I held it as it is quite light but am surprised by its performance in cold and windy weather.
The sizing is just right. I followed decathlons size guide. I am about 100 cm at the chest and a size M (grey) suited me perfectly. I thoroughly recommend it
great back up for the price
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
For the price this has proved to be a real asset. Packs away into a small space and has been ideal to slip on during cycling coffee breaks to avoid cooling down too rapidly. A product I would thoroughly recommend to be useful for almost every one engaging in a range of outdoor activities.
Wonderfull
Used for 2 to 8 weeks
I didn't need this, but saw it on sale as I walked past. Love the colour and price.
It's actually quite thick and more than warm enough for the UK.
I love the fit round the neck - I don't need to use my Buff.
My only down side is the zip toggle pulls - they are too short and stiff paracord. Always unwind and drop off. I've re fitted them in a different way and are now ok, unfortunately my wife lost a purple one off her jacket.
cost, colours, fit round the neck/head
zip toggle pulls
Great value
Used for 3 to 6 months
This was probably my favourite item that I bought from Decathlon for my recent hiking expedition. Great for wearing around camp, or even to sleep in during cold nights. Excellent value for money.
Lightweight, very warm, cheap
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