Wadding filling 200 g/sqm (150g/sqm sleeves and hood) for thermal insulation
Protects from fine rain, water rolls off it while you look for shelter
Polyester knit: lets through water vapour generated by the body
Machine washable at 30°C, quick drying
Insulation from the recycled synthetic wadding
The wadding filling provides 3 appealing qualities for hiking:
- it has good thermal insulation capacity, even when wet
- it provides come breathability and may be recommended in the case of dynamic activity (feather down is recommended for static activity)
- compressibility: wadding is very compressible
Recycled wadding (polyester)
Filling made of 90% recycled wadding.
By using recycled polyester, no new oil-based resources are used. The waste is recycled into resources that can be used again.
Water repellent properties
Feature obtained by applying a hydrophobic water-repellent treatment to the fabric. This process prevents water from sticking to the fabric, it "runs off" the surface without getting absorbed. As a result, the garment remains lightweight, breathable and warm.
The effectiveness of the treatment can be restored during the product's lifetime. Use sprays that are applied to the outside, rather than additives used when washing the garment, which can damage the product's breathability.
A score for comparing the products' environmental impact
Decathlon is the first French company to have implemented an environmental scoring system. This score was worked out with the ADEME (French environment and energy management agency) and some other French companies. The environmental impact of the products is measured using a scale from A to E, A being the best score.