MEC Watershed Jacket - Youths

5037-545
  • Available prices $119.00
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Description

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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 recycled polyester 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 inner hood, chinguard and handwarmer pockets.
  • Ergonomically shaped hood blocks winter chill without impeding vision.
  • Cuffs seal tightly with internal fleece storm cuffs with thumbholes as well as 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 handwarmer pockets, 2 lower chest pockets with flaps.
  • Ski pass holder inside right hand pocket.
  • Hip length, with a roomy fit that allows for easy layering.
  • Built-in Recco® Rescue System reflector allows ski patrol and mountain rescue teams to detect and locate Recco reflectors under snow. Useful for resort skiing, Recco technology is not a substitute for avalanche skills training, beacons, essential gear, or smart decision-making in the backcountry.
  • Close all zips and hook-and-loop closures before washing. Do not use fabric softeners or bleach. Rinse thoroughly. Tumble dry on low. Steam iron at medium temperature. Do not dry clean.

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Casual wear
  • Downhill skiing
  • Snowboarding
Type Waterproof-breathable
Technology Microporous PU coating
Construction 2-layer
Face fabric Recycled polyester
Lining/backer Recycled 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 cargo
  • 2 handwarmer
  • 1 internal 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
Hood Standard
Additional feature(s)
  • Thumb loops
  • Recco system
Made in China