First Heat Men's Ski Trousers - Black

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8360202
Key feature
The FIRSTHEAT trousers are a popular item because they are lightweight, warm and waterproof, so you can focus on learning to ski safely and comfortably.
Users reviews
4.09 / 5 266 ratings
£16.99*

User benefits

Warmth
Standard wadding 60 g/sqm. Warm fleece lining giving a feeling of warmth
Waterproof
Waterproof, 5,000 mm rated coating and non-slip inner gaiters.
Breathability
Breathable component that facilitates perspiration wicking.
Pockets
2 secure hand pockets.
Adjustable
Drawstring at the waist and belt loops.
Freedom of movement
An "easygoing" fit with a straight trouser leg.
Durability
Edge protection panels with non-slip gaiters. Excellent stability after washing.

Technical information

Sizes
S to 2XL
Composition
Main fabric : 100.0% Polyester (PES) Main lining : 100.0% Polyester (PES) Padding : 100.0% Polyester (PES)
Approved by
12 Decathlon clients who took part in the product validation process during the field tests conducted at Tignes as part of the final product development phase. Are you interested in becoming a tester? Contact us at wedze.com!
Tests
All Wed'ze products are designed and developed in the Mont Blanc Valley. They are then tested under the same conditions of use as you will experience (snow, cold, powder snow, etc.) The design teams ensure that the programme for which the product is designed and developed corresponds perfectly to its use in the field.
Designed to :
beginner skiers and snowboarders practising on groomed slopes for approximately one week a year.
Warranty
2 years

Advice

Storage instructions
Store on a hanger and do not fold, as this can damage the fabric coating. Make sure that the garment is completely dry before storing in a dry and well-ventilated place.

Features of the product

How can I be sure my jacket will give me proper protection in bad weather?
The Firstheat trousers are rigorously developed and assembled to prevent water from entering and to feel the wind less, to help you cope with bad weather (rain, snow, wind, etc.). To check that they are waterproof, these trousers were placed in a special shower reproducing the conditions a skier has to cope with. We approved this product's waterproofing by skiing in different conditions for several days.
What's the point of having water-repellent trousers?
The water repellent property of a fabric is its capacity to allow water to run off its surface without seeping in. The Firstheat trousers are equipped with water-repellent components that prolong their resistance to bad weather. This high-tech solution will keep you dry for longer on the ski slopes. For it to remain effective, you must repeat this treatment regularly using the products sold in our stores.
"Coated" trousers: what are the advantages of this coating?
The coating is a waterproofing material spread over the inner surface of a fabric. It prevents water from seeping into the garment but allows the water vapour produced by an active body to escape. So you stay dry for greater comfort while practising your sport.
How do my ski trousers keep me warm?
We use wadding for insulation to help keep you warm. This polyester-based synthetic material traps air, the quantity of which will depend on the size of the fibres. Wadding can be standard, high-tech or siliconised, each with different properties: warmth, lightness, flexibility, etc.
What are "breathable" trousers?
It is a product that lets the water vapour produced by the body during exercise escape, keeping you dry. To measure the breathability of a fabric, we measure its resistance to evaporative heat, called RET, with a standardised ISO 11092 test. The lower the RET, the more breathable the fabric. Wed'ze uses high-tech materials and solutions (zips, ventilation, mesh) that help prevent condensation inside the garment. RET of the First Heat trousers < 12.
How should I dress to avoid having cold legs on the slopes?
To keep your legs warm and dry: wear 2 breathable layers, e.g. a ski base layer or a pair of ski tights to retain warmth and ski trousers to protect you from the weather conditions.
How can I prevent snow from getting into my trousers?
Our trousers have elasticated gaiters at the bottom that cover the shoes. If you fall or come into contact with fresh snow, the seal created by the gaiter keeps the snow out.

Users reviews

4.09 / 5 266 ratings
223 users recommended this product
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30-39 years old
01 January 1970
Use since 2 to 8 weeks
Good value for money

Bought this pair of ski trousers for a first time ski trip so didn't know what to expect. I was completely dry the whole time despite falling down many times, and I was sufficiently warm throughout (thanks also to my base layer) so this product is perfect for a first-timer, and I expect for someone who just wants a basic pair of ski trousers that works and doesn't want to pay through their nose.

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Man
20-29 years old
01 January 1970
Use since 1 week or less
Bien mais fragile

Pantalon pour débutants qui ne débute pas trop! Première sortie, première chute ( logique pour un débutant) = premier trou dans le pantalon... Pourtant ce n'était pas une grosse chute, je n'avais rien dans les poches... Déçu sur ce coup là

Brand's answer :

Bonjour Monsieur
Merci pour votre retour sur notre pantalon First Heat.
Je suis désolé du désagrément suite à la déchirure prématurée du pantalon.
Il nous arrive chaque année d'avoir des déchirures sur des pantalons mais cela reste très anecdotique.
Cela est souvent du a l'abrasion de la neige. Eh oui on a souvent du mal a le croire mais la neige est une matière très abrasive !!
Cela peut être du également aux carres des skis qui viennent frotter contre le pantalon.
Il nous est compliqué de garantir nos pantalons contre tous les risques de déchirure, le causes étant multiples mais normalement votre magasin habituel devrait vous échanger votre pantalon via un geste commercial.
Si ce n'est pas le cas, n’hésitez pas à revenir vers moi, j'essaierai de vous trouver une solution.
Sportivement
Matthieu ROBERT Chef de Produit Wed'ze

  • 50-59 years old
    01 October 2017
    Use since 1 week or less
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    Does what it is designed for

    Good trousers warm and dry

  • Man
    30-39 years old
    26 August 2017
    Use since 2 to 8 weeks
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    No waterproof

    No waterproof

    Brand's answer :

    Dear Sir,

    I am sorry to hear you are unhappy with these trousers. They are our first technical price product and as such are not as waterproof as some of our other models. These trousers are meant to be worn in the snow for 2 or 3 hours. However if you had a longer period in bad weather conditions, or if you were sitting down a lot in the snow, they would tend to get wetter faster.

    If you would like, you can exchange or return these ski pants and perhaps find another model which offers a higher waterproofing. Should you need any assistance, please feel free to contact our customer loyalty team: https://www.decathlon.co.uk/decathlon-return-policy.html

    Have a nice day,
    Tea, Decathlon Team

  • Man
    30-39 years old
    23 April 2017
    Use since 1 week or less
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    Good pair of ski trousers

    I bought these to use as an insulated waterproof layer on my trip to Tromsø Norway and they did a great job.

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