MEC Whitecap Pants - Youths

5034-372
  • Available prices Clearance price $88.00 $88.00
  • Original price $125.00
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Description

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These warm insulated pants have the technical features needed for skiing and snowboarding. They are waterproof to suit big "inch an hour, two feet a day" snowfalls, and breathable enough to link turns right down the gut of a perfect fall-line. Snowboard styling gives them a progressive look and a Velcro® adjustable waist accommodates growth and increasing amplitude.

  • Waterproof-breathable shell is Synnix 2-layer recycled polyester with a breathable microporous polyurethane coating.
  • Lined with recycled polyester.
  • Polyester synthetic insulation.
  • Zip fly with button closure.
  • 2 zippered slash pockets lined with soft fleece.
  • Rear pocket has a zip closure, single cargo pocket has a flap that snaps closed.
  • Articulated knees promote movement.
  • Built-in Recco® Rescue System reflector allows ski patrol and mountain rescue teams to detect and locate Recco reflectors under snow. Recco technology is not a substitute for avalanche skills training, beacons, essential gear, or smart decision-making in the backcountry.
  • Ankle zips.
  • Internal gaiters have elastic to keep them in place.
  • Washable in a front loading machine in cold water on delicate cycle. Do not use fabric softeners. or bleach. Tumble dry on low. Do not iron or dry clean.

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Downhill skiing
  • Snowboarding
Type
  • Insulated synthetic
  • Waterproof-breathable
Technology Microporous PU coating
Construction 2-layer
Face fabric Recycled polyester
Lining/backer Recycled polyester
Insulation 100g/sq. m polyester
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.

17,000 mm
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. Water-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.

10,000g/m2/24h
Pockets
  • 2 front zippered
  • 1 thigh
  • 1 back zippered
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
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
Additional feature(s) Internal gaiters
Made in China