MEC Hydrofoil Jacket - Women's

Product code 5034-278
  • Available prices $159.00
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Description

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Lightweight and packable, this fully seam-taped jacket is good for hiking in a coastal rainforest, travelling in wet climates, or going anywhere with unpredictable weather patterns. It has a waterproof breathable Pertex Shield® coating, packs up small, and doesn't add much weight, so you're more likely to bring it along in uncertain weather. Best of all, the Hydrofoil packs amazing value into a versatile piece of gear.

  • Made of 40-denier recycled nylon with Pertex Shield waterproof breathable microporous PU coating.
  • Exterior is treated with a DWR (durable water repellency) finish to shed precipitation.
  • Fully taped seams for maximum wet-weather protection.
  • Integral, fully adjustable hood with reinforced brim for full weather resistance.
  • Underarm zips for added ventilation.
  • 2 zippered outer pockets.
  • Articulated elbows for good range of motion.
  • Velcro® adjustable cuffs.
  • Elastic drawcord at bottom hem is accessible from inside the pockets.
  • Cut for layering over light to mid-weight garments.
  • Length provides extra coverage, and fit works for climbing.
  • Washing instructions: Close all zips and Velcro before washing. Do not use fabric softeners or bleach. Rinse thoroughly. Tumble dry low. Steam iron at medium temperature. Do not dry clean.

Tech specs

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Weight 302g (Small)
Ideal for Travel
Technology Pertex Shield
Construction 2.5-layer
Face fabric 40-denier recycled nylon
Fabric waterproof rating

The standard test for waterproof fabrics uses a standing column filled with water. The figures given are the water column height. A rating of 3,500mm or higher can be considered waterproof. The higher the rating, the more durable the waterproof fabric will be over time.

20,000mm
Waterproofness

Waterproof garments use waterproof-breathable technologies and are fully seam-taped. Water-resistant garments use waterproof-breathable technologies but their seams are not taped. Weather-resistant garments repel water and protect against wind but are not made of waterproof fabric.

Waterproof with fully taped seams
Fabric active breathability

The rate at which a waterproof breathable fabric expels moisture when the inner surface is moist from perspiration. Values under 8,000g/m2/24h provide low performance, 20,000g/m2/24h provide moderate performance and values over 30,000g/m2/24h provide high performance.

5000g/m2/24h
Venting Underarm zips
Pockets 2 handwarmer
Windproofness

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.

Windproof
Length Hip-length
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.

Yes
Hood Adjustable helmet-compatible
Additional feature(s) Wind flap behind zipper
Made in China