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Forclaz MT500 60L Hiking Rain Poncho

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This waterproof rain cape is the essential accessory for your hikes. This quick-to-put-on cape offers long-lasting protection from the rain, with or without a bag (maximum capacity of 60 L).

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Forclaz MT500 60L Hiking Rain Poncho | This long-sleeved rain cape, which was developed in the French Alps, helps shelter you from the rain when hiking.

This waterproof rain cape is the essential accessory for your hikes. This quick-to-put-on cape offers long-lasting protection from the rain, with or without a bag (maximum capacity of 60 L).

A photo of the Forclaz MT500 60L Hiking Rain Poncho in use
A photo of the Forclaz MT500 60L Hiking Rain Poncho in use


Coating: 2,000 mm (Schmerbers) Fully taped seamsLong sleeves


Hydrophilic coating (RET=11): limits condensation inside the garment


Sufficient coverage for a 0-60L backpack


From 340g (S/M) to 380g (L/XL) so you can forget about it in your bag


2 openings for easy access to jacket or trouser pockets


Deep zip for ventilation to allow fresh air to enter during exertion


Polyester fabric with good resistance to tearing

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Very good Well protected…

Very good Well protected in rainy weather even the backpack

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Used in the mountains, it served me well. I recommend. A little expensive maybe

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I recommend it 😊

super light and takes up little space

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good but not enough...

good but not enough size choice

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Super very satisfied

Super very satisfied

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It serves its purpose. Daughter satisfied

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good product

I bought mine similar to the one that was lent to me. very good product. good value for money. use trek hiking

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super practical

ideal for backpacking in the mountains. not necessarily very easy to put on if you are alone. on the other hand, it covers well

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Just a size m...

Just a size m in stock product that everyone is looking for

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Very good raincoat which covers almost the entire body (I'm 1m68) with a place in the back in case you have a backpack

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Effective hiking poncho even if in heavy rain you feel the humidity underneath... you also sweat a lot underneath... but it does its job all the same.

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I have already used it a few times in Santiago. It is lightweight and goes well over the backpack. Don't blow up. A winner

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I bought 2, for myself and my son...

It's OK for a drizzle, but saying it's for hiking in mountain downpours is a big stretch. The material is poor, thin, slightly resembling rubber on the inside, everything can be seen under the light due to the structure of the weaving. Soft and damp after a long rain. Well sewn and cut, but when going to the mountains it's probably better to take a foil cape from the kiosk than this product.
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Main fabric: 100.0% Polyester ; Coating: 100.0% Polyurethane

Fit and sizing information

Good coverage for hikers between 157 and 173 cm in height (size S/M) or 174 and 190 cm (size L/XL) and carrying a 60L maximum backpack. Hood can be tightened thanks to elasticated drawcord and stopper toggle. The ends of the sleeves are cuffed with an elastic binding that prevents water from entering your sleeves. This rain cape is easy to get on and off thanks to its long front zip which slips easily over the head.

Additional recommended products

To complete your outfit, we recommend overtrousers or waterproof gaiters to fully protect your lower legs. For greater breathability, the waterproof hat can also be attached to the poncho!

Component waterproofing

We measure a fabric's resistance to water pressure, expressed in terms of the height of a water column in mm (based on the ISO 811 standard). The higher the water pressure, the more waterproof the fabric. Components scoring 2000 mm can resist the pressure from 2000 mm of water (which is equivalent to a rain shower lasting two hours).

Waterproofing of the garment

This garment has been validated in a shower test under 60 litres of water / m² / hour for 2 hours. This test reproduces the average conditions of a rain shower in the mountains.

Component breathability

Our rain poncho and cape ranges do not come with a waterproof/breathable membrane.Therefore, we recommend calm, gentle use to reduce perspiration rather than fast hiking!

Component water resistance

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, warm and breathable. The water repellent property is achieved by treating the fabric's exterior. This treatment needs to be renewed throughout the lifetime of the garment (every 3 washes). All Quechua ponchos and capes have a water-repellent treatment.


We recommend you use a re-waterproofing product (spray or liquid)To renew the fabric's water repellent-properties and optimise the garment's performance throughout its lifetime.

Storage instructions

Long-term storage: dry thoroughly and fold in its bag.




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