Forclaz Trekking Backpack 50L Mauve

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QUECHUA

Made for Trekking "backpacker" style travelling on marked trails for several days.
A simple, lightweight, and functional bag with pockets and easy access. Practical for both occasional hiking and travelling.


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Advantage
Carrying comfortFoam strap. Chest strap. Load adjuster straps.Hand rest. Adjustable back
Multiple compartmentsPockets: 3 ext., 1 int., 1 belt. Pole-loop. bottom access and compartments.
Capacityvolume 50 litres Weight 1.7 kg Dimensions: H 62 x W 32 x D 24
Abrasion resistanceBag guaranteed 10 yrs Very hardwearing thanks to the fabric and reinforced seam
Warranty10 Years
Technical Information

1
Packing your bag for maximum comfort?
Put your bedding at the bottom. Carry heavy gear (tent, stove, food) closest to 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.
2
How do I adjust the height of my bag?
Set the bag for the height you think will be correct and then adjust it (cf. "Adjusting your backpack"). With the belt on your pelvis, put the straps around the front part of your shoulders and the load adjuster straps (which are sometimes also height-adjustable) at an angle of around 45° (they should never be horizontal or vertical). When trying it on, if the back seems too short or too long, readjust and try again until you are satisfied.
3
How to adjust your backpack?
First, loosen all straps (shoulder straps, belt, load adjuster straps). Put the backpack on. For backpacks with a capacity of 50 L or more, place the hip belt correctly (it should sit over the pelvis) and tighten it. For smaller backpacks, the hip belt should be placed around the waist. Tighten the shoulder straps. Finally, adjust the load adjuster straps as needed.
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Environmental measurements
Decathlon has chosen to inform you about the environmental impact of trekking backpack products for the duration of their life cycle. This work follows an experiment that began in July 2011 with the French Ministry of Ecology. Scores ranging from A to E were awarded based on comparisons between Quechua's backpacks only. Details on this project and the calculation methods used are available at http://www.oxylane.com/20/demarche-environnementale
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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. We then empty the balls into a graduated container which provides the equivalent volume in litres with a tolerance ranging a couple of %. The weight indicated is that of our benchmark sample. There may be slight variations.
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10-year guarantee
The warranty covers any backpack faults, except those caused by normal wear and tear and improper use. This special 10-year warranty will only be granted if the product and sales receipt is shown. If the product is under warranty, it will be repaired or exchanged for free. This commercial warranty does not affect any statutory rights that are applicable in the country of purchase.
characteristic
Trek duration2 to 7 days

Volume50 litres

TechnologyNone

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

Test
All our backpacks are tested in the field by users who represent the target market of the products designed,use under conditions identical to those found in typical use. In particular, our Field Test Missions team up our product managers with people not affiliated with QUECHUA to test, improve and validate our products.

Product test
We test the bag's resistance to abrasion, wear, its colour fastness under UV rays, after washing and its waterproofing in the laboratory and in the field. Subsequently, a mannequin simulates ageing of the weighed down bag over the years using fast walking actions, over thousands of cycles, to check the resistance of assemblies. The components (fabrics, buckles, straps, foam, zips... ) are also tested separately allowing us to guarantee these bags for 10 years.

Stockage tips
Store your backpack in a dry place.

Maintenance tips
To ensure fabrics maintain their properties (particularly the waterproofing), we do not recommend washing them in the washing machine, tumble drying them, dry-cleaning them or using bleach. 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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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
Good product.for 6-10 days trek it is absolutely worth it.
Good and excellent product which have stratified m
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Used for 1 week or less
Good product and great quality stollen my mind.
Excellent product
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
Very well built but hard to set up
Worthy trekking bag
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Used for 1 week or less
Had taken during my last trek and was surprised to see most of the other trekkers carrying similar bag. This states how TRUSTWORTHY the product is.
Trekking Bagpack
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
Nice product Used for my recent treck. Front and top opoenings are helpful. But I dont find any use of mesh pockets.
Good product
Used for More than 2 years
I have been using this for the past 3 years for almost 8-10 Himalayan treks and for some 40 days tour to spiti valley and ladakh. It's a great product, never disappointed, only thing I don't like the the bottle holder part. I cannot reach with the bag on, but that's the case with majority of the bags. I feel like I should upgrade to a 65+ L bag now for longer treks and climbs now .
Not comfortable for carrying weight over a long di
Used for 2 to 8 weeks
Bought this for a trip to Iceland when it was fine for carrying about 10kg. But for my son's dofe trek where he was carrying around 15kg it was not good. After the practice he complained that it had developed an uncomfortable bulge in the small of his back. We couldn't rectify this with repacking it seemed to be the structure of the back material not the metal strengthening bar. He carried on using it for the expedition but I don't think its really up to this sort of walking. I would recommend for lighter weight trips or travel but not trekking with a tent.
Really nice quality
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Used for 1 week or less
The price is a little hight but the product is just amazing
Good Ruck Sack
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Used for 1 week or less
Its a good bag, well thought of features, the chained pocket on the Hip Belt was particularly clever, but a thing missing was some type of lockable feature which is available in the higher range models, Material quality is good, overall satisfied.
Trekker/traveller focused.
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
Intuitive solutions for stupid problems, everything that you will or mi8 need, addressed. Amazing bag.
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