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Men's Hiking Stretch Fleece Forclaz 400

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Warm and stretchy fleece for great freedom of movement. Ideal for all seasons.

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Sale price: $15.00 Regular price: $34.99

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Men's Hiking Stretch Fleece Forclaz 400 | protection from the cold on your MOUNTAIN HIKES. Tested for optimum comfort between 50°F and 55.4°F.

Warm and stretchy fleece for great freedom of movement. Ideal for all seasons.

A photo of the Men's Hiking Stretch Fleece Forclaz 400 in use


Warm (all seasons). Brushed fleece interior. Hood. Thumb loop


Polyester knit: lets through water vapor generated by the body (RET = 5.8)

Freedom of movement

Elastane added (7%) for maximum freedom of movement.


Just 12.4 oz. in size M. 230 g/sqm density fleece.


1 chest pocket with zip fastening for securing items.

Easy to maintain

Won't crease. Machine washable. Quick drying.

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Excellent bit of kit

Not having worn it out due to the rather excellent summer we are having I can only comment on the fit and finish, which are both excellent. It is tight and not a baggy fleece which I like. Bought it in the sale but would have been happy if I purchased it at the full price.

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Good fleece

Lacks some breath ability so a little sweaty, but warm and with some windproofness! Very comfy fit, washes well.

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Fantastic product

Light, thin and warm fleece which looks like neoprene, but doesn't bobble. Fitted snugly but does not restrict movement. Ideal thumb holes and chest pocket which is ideal for a mobile phone. Great for when you get off the water and want to throw something warm on!

Hiking fleece

Colour of the product seems a bit different than in the picture. Its more dull. But it works as expected. Light, thin and warm. I use it as a workwear.

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Forclaz 400 stretch mens fleece

Deceptively warm for such a lightweight fleece. Nice material, "neoprene-esq"in feel, not the old fashioned "bobble" fleece. Once you get used to not having hand pockets it makes a nice change Very pleased

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Excellent mid layer

Bought as non bulky, hooded mid-layer for cold weather hiking and works well. Chest pocket large enough for mobile phone and thoughtfully positioned. Thought I'd miss side pockets but not so far. Even at size 2XL, arms are a little snug and overly long but you soon get used to it. Don't be put off by the price. This is a surprisingly good piece of kit that you could pay a lot more for elsewhere.

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good quality, keep you warm in winter

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Hiking Fleece

Used for a few weeks for general day to day wear. Nicely fitting with a good long back. Bought man's version as a better fit for my body shape!

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Great walking jacket

Fantastic for pottering about the hills ,warm ,light and a hood for the showers ,ideal item at a fantastic price.

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Excellent fleece

I have 3 of these and they are really good for running and mountain biking, I would order a size bigger than you are used to though as they are really fitted.

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Forclaz 400

Bought this top in august, but in the blue colour, very good top for hiking. Warm without weight and a very good fit. Wore this walking up wansfell pike on Sunday (18/09/16) and unfortunately it's started to pill around the waist and back, especially where it's in contact with my rucksack. The product description also states that it won't crease, again my jacket now has crease marks around the waist where it was folded into my rucksack. I would recommend this top to anyone looking for a warm lightweight jacket on the premise it's not worn with anything that may rub against it.

Forclaz 400

Bought as an active top, think I will get more use out it in the winter but so far I like it :)

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Good fleece

Thin but warm Good for a layer or just a one jacket

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Great top

Nice top. Close fitting and both warm and light. Great for warming up in for various sports and as a layer when out and about.

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Fabulous fit and colour

I am a 6ft woman so bought this mans sweater in a size L. It fits perfect and the arms are s great length. Looks fabulous on and the green colour with contrasting blue and white looks ace. Love this.

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Main fabric

  • 93% Polyester cationic
  • 7% Spandex


  • 100% Polyester cationic

Fleece material: insulates using the air

The fleece component is designed to trap the air thanks to the volume created by its texture; this air acts as a natural insulator, keeping the body warm. It is the brushing of the knit fabric that traps the air.


Keeping control of the piling is what guarantees the garment's thermal insulation over time. This fleece has the benefit of "ceramic" treatment in order to delay and reduce piling.

Technical stretch fleece material:

The insulating power and breathability of fleece coupled with the freedom of movement offered by spandex. The stretch additionally provides more durable dimensional stability which limits air movement between the body and clothing, and provides an air layer providing thermal insulation. This material is therefore recommended for garments designed for intensive sports/outdoor activities.



Product testing

We carry out 2 types of thermal testing: - either a test of the material of our fleeces. - or testing on a thermal manikin in a thermal chamber. We recreate the temperature, wind (3mph) and humidity conditions that you encounter in the mountains hiking at 3mph in our tests. These tests allow us to validate our design choices. So we can adapt our thermal insulation where you most need it.

Storage instructions

Store folded in a clean and dry place

Care instructions

Machine wash at 104°F; do not add conditioner, do not tumble dry, do not iron

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