Arpenaz 40 Hiking Backpack Black

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QUECHUA

Made for hikers who set off for a day and are looking for quite a large bag.
A simple, lightweight 40 l backpack - very useful for short all-day hikes. Other advantages: a flap fastening for easy access to its contents.

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Advantage
CapacityVolume: 40 l / weight: 640 g / Dimensions: H 62 cm, L 28 cm, D 27 cm.
Carrying comfort1 outerThumb loops.Chest strap. Belt.
VentilationSimple back, no ventilation system.
Multiple compartmentsPockets:1 ext, 1 inside bag, 2 side mesh pockets.
Abrasion resistance10-year guarantee.
Environmental impactLife cycle comparison: Backpack - sustainability.decathlon.com
Warranty10 Years
Technical Information

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Field test
All our backpacks are tested in the field by users who represent the target market under conditions identical to those found in typical use. Our "Missions Tests" put the product manager in contact with people who are not affiliated with Quechua to test, develop and validate the products.
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Laboratory test
Backpack components are approved in laboratory tests, includingfabric, buckles, webbing, foam, zips,etc. Fabrics are tested for resistance to rubbing, tearing, colour-fastness under UV rays, washing, waterproofing...A test on the final product, which speeds up the effects of impact on the backpack over the years, to check resistance of the assemblies: the backpack is weighted then placed on a dummy which then reproduces the movement of fast walking through thousands of cycles.
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10-year technical partnership guarantee
The heavy stitching research and development department, Quechua's partner for researching and testing its components and assemblies, conducted tests simulating backpack ageing. The tests focused on components, seams and the end product. As a result of these tests, Quechua can guarantee all bags tested for a duration of 10 years from the date of purchase indicated on the sales receipt.
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Warranty of 10 years, conditions
The guarantee covers any backpack faults, except those caused by normal wear and tear and improper use. This special 10-year guarantee will only be granted upon presentation of the product and sales receipt. If the product is covered by the warranted, it will be repaired or exchanged for free. This commercial guarantee does not affect any statutory guarantees that are applicable in the country of purchase.
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How is backpack volume measured?
The volume of each backpack is measured using a standardised method: we fill the main compartment as well as each pocket with little balls. Then we empty these balls into a graduated container, which gives the equivalent volume in litres.
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How to adjust my backpack?
1- Loosen all the buckles (straps, belt, load boosters). 2 - Put the backpack on. 3 - For bags of 50 l and more, place the belt on your hips (it must cover the pelvic iliac bones) and tighten it. For smaller volumes, place the belt around the waist. 4 - Tighten the shoulder straps. 5- Adjust the load boosters to your liking.
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How to pack a backpack?
Put your bedding at the bottom. Place heavy gear (tent, camp stove, food) near your back. Pack your clothes around these items. The groundsheet should be placed under the flap and the tent beneath the pack if there is no space inside. Keep a rainproof jacket and fleece close at hand. Place small items for daily use (sun cream, map, glasses etc.) in the pockets. If carrying a hydration pack (water bladder), this should be placed in its special pocket along the back.
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Environmental measurements
The environmental impact of each product is calculated for the product's entire life cycle, using different indicators. A general ABCDE mark is attributed to help you identify the best environmental performance by comparing products to each other (t-shirts, rucksacks, etc). Decathlon is a voluntary supporter of the environmentally-friendly labelling approach.For more information visit: http://sustainability.decathlon.com/
characteristic
DurationFor a day

Litres40 L

ComfortSimple foam back

AdjustmentSimple

Water pocketNot compatible

Rain coverAvailable separately
Information / Concept / Technology
Composition
Main fabric : 100.0% Polyester (PES) Lining : 100.0% Polyester (PES)

Product test
All our models are tested by users representative of our target market in conditions identical to those you encounter yourself when using them. We believe that testing in real-life scenarios is the only way to continuously improve the technical suitability and design of our QUECHUA products.

Stockage tips
Store your backpack in a dry place.

Maintenance tips
To ensure materials retain their properties (especially waterproofing), we recommend you do not machine wash, tumble dry, dry-clean, or bleach your backpack. Do not iron. To clean your backpack by hand, use warm soapy water and a brush if needed. After a few years of use, you should renew the water repellent properties of the fabric using a waterproofing spray.

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QUECHUA ARPENAZ 40 HIKING BACKPACK
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Used for 1 week or less
A great product both in terms of utility and aesthetics. A total value for money.
good quality
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Used for 1 week or less
product quality is good
Used for 5 day trek, PainFull
Used for 1 week or less
I used this bag for 5 day trip to Malana and Kheerganga, tied all the knots well during the trek but the weight is not distributed on your back, my shoulders started shivering after second day.
Others products bought for this trek were up to mark. Not sure if I can replace this with other bag or not?
Kindly suggest.....
Response of the brand
Hello Abhinandhan,

Thank you for your query regarding the Arpenaz 40 Hiking Backpack. This is the basic product available in our range for 1 or 2 days Hike and it doesn't give you the comfort for several days trek. We regret to hear about the unpleasant experience and kindly request you to visit any of our stores to have it exchanged with the product. I have provided a link to a product which suits you usage.
Link 

Thanks & Regards,
Varun Nair
e-Sports Leader
Loved it
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
I used this bag in a two day trip to Hampi. Good quality, and easy to use.
As expected
Used for 2 to 8 weeks
i used it for 2 camps and found it is good to carry and keep anywhere. Enough for 1 week stay. TYhe only problem is there is no chance to lock it.
Good for a two to three day trek
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Used for 1 week or less
There are no chain pockets except one in the entire bag.
Awesome Product
Used for 2 to 8 weeks
It is a perfect large bag for trekking,decathlon products are worth for money.
Worth for the money
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
Have use this stuff only for two weeks is best for tracking and mountaineering and also for interested in road trips the main advantages 10 years warranty which will help to replace the bag if there is any problem the thing which I noticed that you have mentioned it is 40 litre I don't think it is 40 litre I think it will be 30 or something that is what the drawback which I have found
Awesome Quality
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Used for 7 to 12 months
It's spacious and great at back comfort
Very nice products
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
Very nice products