With a nod to military style, the Highlands Jacket is made to withstand sudden showers with aplomb. Classic design gets the waterproof-breathable treatment and a Durable Water Repellent (DWR) finish. The classic pocketed look evokes canvas tents and standing tall with really excellent posture.
- Helly Tech Protection waterproof-breathable polyester in 2-layer fabric with a drop lining.
- DWR finished to shed water and grime.
- Fully seam sealed to keep water out.
- YKK Metaluxe zippers.
- Adjustable hood stows in the collar.
- Cargo pockets, handwarmer pockets and a single chest pocket.
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.
|Ideal for||Casual wear|
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.