MEC Watershed Jacket - Youths
With a casual look, this versatile, high-performance shell jacket is designed for young teens who love all things outdoors. From leadership camp and ski holidays to morning rides and rainy treks, it's a durable piece of gear that offers complete wet-weather coverage year-round.
- Fabric is waterproof-breathable polyurethane coated nylon with a DWR (durable water repellency) finish.
- Fully seam-sealed to help keep the elements out.
- Recycled polyester lining glides easily over layers.
- Soft microfleece with DWR finish lines chin guard, collar, front-zipper placket, and pockets.
- Ergonomically shaped hood blocks winter chill without impeding vision.
- Cuffs seal tightly with elastic and hook-and-loop closure tabs.
- Front-zipper has a wind flap to seal drafts out and warmth in.
- Zipper pulls especially designed to facilitate gloves.
- Articulated elbows for easy movement.
- 2 lower front pockets, 2 chest pockets.
- Ski pass holder by right hand pocket.
- Hip length, with a roomy fit that allows for easy layering.
Technical garments, designed for specific activities have features that aren’t always adaptable to general use. For example, cycling clothing is longer in the back and arms. Activity aside, the fit of MEC clothing falls into these categories:
All MEC men’s and boy’s pants are regular rise.
|Technology||Microporous PU coating|
Waterproof garments use waterproof-breathable technologies and are fully seam-taped. Water-resistant garments use waterproof-breathable technologies but their seams are not taped. Water-resistant garments repel water and protect against wind but are not made of waterproof fabric.
|Waterproof with fully taped seams|
A windproof garment does not allow any air to permeate the fabric. A garment with windproof panels has panels of fabric that are totally windproof, but the rest of the garment may not be windproof. A wind-resistant garment resists some wind, but not as much as a garment that is windproof.
Durable water repellency
Usually referred to as DWR. A treatment made to fabrics that causes water to bead and run off instead of soaking through.
- Measure fullest circumference, keeping tape up under arms and across shoulder blades.
- Measure at the narrowest circumference of your waist.
- Stand with feet together and measure at fullest circumference.
- Arm length
- Bend elbow gently, then measure from centre of back of neck out to point of shoulder, down to back of elbow, and forward to wrist.
- Measure inner leg from crotch to just below the ankle bone.
- Stand with back straight; measure from highest point on head to floor.