MEC Flash Cloud Gore-Tex Jacket - Women's 5059-823

MEC Flash Cloud Gore-Tex Jacket - Women's

5059-823
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Description

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Ready for flash storms on the trail, the packable Flash Cloud jacket is ready to be deployed at a moment's notice. The waterproof fabric is highly breathable and light, so you won't overheat on steep sections of trail. A Recco reflector adds some peace of mind when travelling in avalanche country.

  • Compressible 2.5-layer GORE-TEX® PACLITE® PLUS fabric.
  • DWR finish, fully sealed seams and water-resistant zippers.
  • Adjustable hood with pre-curved brim.
  • Chin guard prevents chafing.
  • Underarm zips let you vent heat.
  • Pockets have water-resistant zippers and zipper garages.
  • Hook-and-loop cuff tabs.
  • Drawcord hem.
  • Built-in Recco® Rescue System reflector allows ski patrol and mountain rescue teams to detect and locate it.

Tech specs

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Weight 298g (Medium)
Ideal for Camping and hiking
Type Waterproof-breathable
Technology GORE-TEX Paclite
Construction 2.5-layer
Face fabric 40-denier ripstop 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.

28,000mm
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. Water-resistant garments repel water and protect against wind but are not made of waterproof fabric.

Waterproof with fully taped seams
Venting Underarm zips
Pockets 2 front 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
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
Additional feature(s)
  • Recco® system
  • Wind flap behind zipper
Made in China