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Men's Mountaineering Light Jacket

Sale price: $40.00 Regular price: $169.00

Light, waterproof and breathable jacket that's anatomically cut for mountaineering and multipitch climbing, and comes with an adjustable hood allowing you to wear a helmet beneath it.

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Men's Mountaineering Light Jacket | mountaineers, climbers and ski touring skiers looking to protect themselves from rain, wind and snow

Light, waterproof and breathable jacket that's anatomically cut for mountaineering and multipitch climbing, and comes with an adjustable hood allowing you to wear a helmet beneath it.

Waterproof

Fabric is waterproof up to 15,000 mm water pressure before washing

Durable

Lightweight fabric (3.8oz/sqm).Best compromise between durability and low weight

Breathability

RET = 8, 3 layer fabric with breathable coating

Freedom of movement

Ergonomic cut, preformed elbows, adjustable hood

Flexibility

Hood can be worn with a helmet. 2-way zipper for easy access to harness

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Beware of Simond sizing

This review relates to sizing, not the quality of the product which is generally very good for the price. Almost every item of Simond clothing I have ordered has had to be returned and exchanged for a different size. And there is no consistency; sometimes too big, sometimes too small. This particular item was ordered in a medium (based on another jacket already purchased). It was like wearing a tarp. I'm 171cm. Ordered the small, as a replacement and this is too short across the back - it is hunched up to my armpits and the sleeves rise above the wrists when arms are raised (useless for climbing). Yet the stomach area is baggy and the length is like wearing a short skirt.

Hi,


Thanks for taking the time to review our Alpinism Light Jacket. Obviously the sizing and fit of a waterproof jacket are very important for waterproofing, freedom of movement and comfort, so your feedback is very valuable and will be passed on the product development team.


I'm sorry that you were disappointed with this purchase and thanks again for your review,


Regards,


Peter - Forclaz Product Expert, Decathlon UK

7/10/2021
Not worth the money

Had this jacket for less than six months and in no way would I consider it waterproof nor breathable. I called the shop and was told I needed to nikwax it every four weeks including a retreatment to ensure it stays waterproof - it was never waterproof from the beginning and no different after a retreatment of it... did I mention it was less than six months old??

Can't wash after it get dirty

Really bad, after one use in the woods it get dirty of mesh and mud and I could wash it even tried two times. Really disappointed.

Hello Pawel Pieklo,

I'm sorry that the Men's Light Mountaineering Jacket did not meet you expectations. Would you be able give me more detail as to how you tried to wash the jacket and what the results were?

Jackets made for mountaineering are best washed with special liquids such as Nikwax Tech Wash which can be found here:
https://www.decathlon.co.uk/tech-wash-300ml-id_8401680.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIuraSgoCP4wIV5grTCh171gMEEAQYAiABEgIpz_D_BwE
You would then need to reproof using a similar product to revitalise the breathability and waterproofing:
https://www.decathlon.co.uk/txdirect-wash-in-300ml-id_8401685.html

This method would give you the best results.

Hope this helps

Joseph Sutton | UK Product Expert
6/29/2019
Simond mountain jacket

Best quality and great price

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Mountaineering light jacket.

Comfy. Found jacket to be lacking in breathability, got damp on inside from not too heavy perspiration. Could be better.

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Hood not fit for purpose

This is a great attempt at a quality lightweight jacket. Unfortunately the hood doesn’t stand up to any significant level of wind. The goggles that grip the cords for tightening loosen off and you have to keep adjusting them as wind bellows in the hood! Also the hem with the cord on the front blocks your vision if your not wearing a helmet. Smaller hem at front of hood and a more effective lock on the cords would sort the problem and this would be an awesome jacket for the price! Will have to return.

Hello Niall,

Thank you for reviewing the Men's Mountaineering Light Jacket. 

I am sorry to hear that Men's Mountaineering Light Jacket did not meet your expectations in regards to the hood design. The hood is designed to be compatible with a helmet which may account for some of the issues you have encountered. I have passed on your feedback directly to the Brand.

Kind Regards

Joseph Sutton | UK Product Expert
5/3/2018
Krásně barevná "goráčovka"

Bundu ve velikosti pánské S nosí 14-ti letý syn, vysoký 164cm, velmi štíhlý. Velikost odpovídá-S je na štíhlé hubeňoury. Je výborně zpracovaná, do kapucy se opravdu vejde helma (lyžařská i lezecká), bude dobře fungovat jako zimní skialpová bunda, v létě i v zimě oceňujeme signální barvy. Příjemná je nízká hmotnost, dobře dostupné kapsy, když má člověk batoh a neskutečná je ta cena. Velká spokojenost

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Skvela membranovka

Dlouho jsem hledal lehkou membranovou bundu jako treti vrstvu. Pak jsem narazil na toto. S prihlednutim na cenu jsem dosti vahal ale nakonec jsem zkusil. Lehounka membranovka (xl), povedene zipy, vychytavky, neskutecna prodysnost (na membranovou bundu). Puvodne jsem mel vyhlidnutou konkurenci v hodnote okolo 9tis ale tohle me uchvatilo! Rozhodne doporucuji!

Passform?

Die Jacke macht einen guten Eindruck und ist auch leicht stretchig, aber mir passt sie im Bereich Hals/Schultern überhaupt nicht. Das Führt dazu, dass sie im Hals unangenehm drückt/reibt. Die Passform anderer decathlon Jacken finde ich besser, viel besser jedoch sind für mich mit breiten Schultern die Bergans Jacken geschnitten.

Superjacke

Softshell plus diese Jacke darüber und Du hast immer warm, wenn Du Dich bewegst. Ideal für Winterspaziergang, Walking etc.

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Passgenau und gute Qualität

sehr guter Regenschutz

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Kapuze leider Riesig

Habe die Jacke für speziell für Skitouren gekauft. Um genügend Bewegungsfreiheit unter den Armen zu bekommen habe ich sie eine Nummer größer gewählt. Mit Rucksack ist es dann gut, ohne Rucksack ziemlich sackig. Für leichte Aktivitäten ohne Rucksack hat sie sich daher nicht bewährt. Die Kapuze ist leider riesig und rutscht ins Gesicht wenn man nur eine Mütze trägt. Das Material ist auch bei sehr tiefen Temperaturen weich und beweglich, anders als bei stärkeren atmungsaktiven Jacken. Ich weiß nicht ob ich sie wirklich wieder kaufen würde. Geschwitzt am Gipfel benötige ich die Kapuze und die ist einfach zu groß (ohne Helm).

Passform untauglich

Ich besitze eine Alpinism Jacke "normal" in M, bei der sich nach etwas über drei Jahren laminierte Nähte auflösen. Die passte prima. Außerdem noch die Simond softshell, auch in M, passt prima. Als neue Regenjacke sollte die Alpinism light her, auch in M. Heute ist sie da und die Passform hat mit den anderen Jacken wenig zu tun. Sie ist ein unförmiger Sack, wenig bewegungsfreundlich und körperfern. Die neue Jacke auf die alte Jacke draufgelegt, in gleicher Große heiẞt dss: fast 10 cm (!) mehr Länge hinten, vorne weniger hochgezogen. In der Breite 3cm plus also 6cm mehr Umfang. Ärmel trotzdem etwas kürzer, demnach wenig Sinn es mit einer S zu versuchen. Die Kapuze einfach riesig, aber gut, es soll ja ein Helm drunter passen. Die Gesamtweite des Kopfes führt auch zu einem weiten Halsausschnitt den man schlecht regulieren kann. Geht leider zurück und die alte Jacke wird geklebt oder woanders Ersatz gekauft.

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Ein Traum in Orange

Modisch, leicht und perfekt für alle aktiven Menschen gemacht.

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Klasse!

Prima Jacke! Genau was ich noch gebraucht habe!

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Composition

Main fabric

  • 100% Polyester cationic

Coating

  • 100% Polyurethane
  • 26% Spandex

Coating

  • 100% Polyurethane

Fabric waterproofing

We measure a fabric's resistance to a water column, in mm (based on the ISO 811 standard). The higher the water pressure resistance, the more waterproof the fabric. Components with 2,000 mm rating can resist 2,000 mm of water pressure (which is roughly equivalent to a rain shower lasting 2 hours). With waterproofing greater than 10,000 mm, the Mountaineering light jacket offers an extremely high level of waterproofing.

Product's waterproofing

The jacket's waterproof was tested in a rain shower with 26 gallons of water / sqm / hour for 3 hours. This test reproduces the conditions of a heavy mountain downpour.

Fabric breathability

To find out whether a fabric is breathable, we test its evaporate resistance or RET (based on the ISO 11092 standard). The lower the fabric's resistance, the more moisture, generated by an active body, is evaporated, and therefore the higher the fabric's breathability. We consider that if: - RET < 9 = highly breathable fabric - 9 12 = slightly or not breathable fabric The jacket's fabric has a RET of 8

Hood

The jacket's hood size makes it compatible with a mountaineering helmet. Its height and depth are adjustable to suit your needs. A semi-rigid visor offers better forehead and eye protection. The high collar provides protection for the lower part of your face.

Pocket and zipper

Outer shell: 2 large pockets that fasten with taped zippers. The pockets are positioned on chest, making it easier to get access to them when wearing a harness. Inner jacket: 1 zip pocket 2-way front zipper allowing opening from the bottom and a quick access to harness tie-in loop. Zipper pulls for ease of use with gloves.

Product care

Machine wash at 86°F. Use detergent, but not fabric softener. Close zippers and adjust cuffs before putting in machine. Reactive water repellency with adequate treatment after each wash. A whole range of specially made waterproof and breathable fabric care products are available in our Decathlon stores. Making use of these helps to optimize the effectiveness of your garment throughout their lifecycle.

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