Women’s Hiking Fleece - MH100

£7.99

At the foot of Mont Blanc, our team of hikers eco-designed this warm, breathable and affordable fleece for occasional hikers.

A fleece that respects the planet, it is made from recycled polyester, perfect for protecting you from the cold as you hike in the mountains.

Color: Pale mint / Frozen cedar
Size: size guide

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Eco designed

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Product benefits

Warmth

Fleece on the inside and outer insulates from the cold, 200 g/m². High collar.

Breathability

Polyester knit lets the water vapour from the body pass through. Half-zip collar

Lightweight

Only 190 g in size M

Ecodesign

Fleece made from 61% recycled polyester from plastic bottles

Compact design

A thin micro-fleece, perfect for the bottom of a backpack

Easy maintenance

Machine washable. Quick drying and crease-resistant

Technical information

Cut

This fleece has a fitted cut, without being too close to the body. We recommend you wear a technical undergarment, in direct contact with the skin, to be better protected from the cold. It has also been designed to be worn just underneath our windproof/waterproof jackets like the women’s MH100.

Choose your usual size.

HOW DOES THE MATERIAL INSULATE YOU FROM THE COLD?

The fleece component is designed to trap air in the space formed by its texture (qualified as "brushed fleece” when it is made of pile fabric); this air acts as a natural insulator, keeping the body warm.

HOW IS WARMTH MEASURED?

2 types of tests are carried out to measure the warmth level of our fleeces:
- a material test
- a test on a thermal dummy in a thermal chamber. Here, we reproduce the temperature, wind (5 km/h) and humidity conditions you encounter in the mountains during a 5 km/h walk
These tests are used to validate our design choices, and everything is then validated by field testers.
This fleece has a comfort temperature between 7 and 10°C (without a jacket on top).

WHY CHOOSE RECYCLED POLYESTER?

By recycling plastic bottles or second-hand textiles to produce our polyester, we have reduced the utilisation of oil-based resources while preserving the quality and performance of the material during your mountain hikes.

A score for comparing products' environmental impact

The environmental impact of the product is calculated based on its entire life cycle and using different indicators. A general score from A to E is provided to help you easily identify the most eco-friendly products by comparing products of the same type (T-shirts, trousers, backpacks, etc).
Decathlon is committed to displaying this environmental information.

HOW IS DURABILITY TESTED?

We test the ageing of our hiking fleeces to guarantee their durability. We guarantee:
- resistance to wear from backpacks and moving arms to delay the appearance of pilling
- the solidity of seams
- the durability of the fleece material after washing
- colour-fastness after washing, against UV rays or in contact with perspiration.

Product design: our expertise

Our Quechua global design centre is based in Passy, at the foot of Mont-Blanc in Haute Savoie.
This location makes it a real meeting place for our teams (designers, product managers, engineers, etc) and outdoor sports enthusiasts. A great asset for designing quality products for your mountain hikes, and providing you with all our expertise.

Warranty

2 years

Product concept & technology

Product Composition

Main fabric 100% Polyester

STOCK ADVICE

Store folded in a clean and dry place

TESTS

Our Decathlon Sportslab laboratory, based in Lille, also contributes to the innovation and development of our Quechua products.
It brings together 4 themes, each with their own area and technological tools:
Body shape (3D analysis in particular)
Movement science
Thermal comfort (with its four climatic chambers)
Behavioural and sensory sciences

Approved By

To meet your requirements, Quechua products are tested in the mountains in conditions you will encounter during your hikes.
Pierre, our field test engineer, as well as a tester panel (made up of partners, ambassadors and customers) test products throughout their development until they go to market.

Maintenance advice

Machine wash - 40° max - normal

Do not bleach

Tumble dry - low heat

Do not iron

Do not dry-clean

Customer reviews

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Environmental Impact

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The carbon footprint of this product is:
10.96 kg CO2e
1 kg of CO2e represents 5km in a petrol car (according to the Base Carbone© of ADEME)
What's the carbon footprint ? We evaluate the environmental impact of all our products. At all stages of their life cycle: from the extraction of the raw material, passing through transport to the plant which transforms them, the transformation, the manufacture, the transport of the finished product, until its use and end of life. Find out more
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The environmental note of this product is: B
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What is the environmental note? Overall environmental score for this product in comparison to others in the same category. It is calculated based on its impact on the environment (air and water emissions, greenhouse gas emissions, depletion of natural resources) at each stage of its life cycle, according to a system managed by ADEME. Find out more