Forclaz 50 hiking backpack

€ 40.00

Designed for Trekking in "backpacker mode" on marked trails for several days.

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SKU: S6561 (1809066)
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Product benefits
  1. Carrying comfort
    Foam strap. Chest strap. Load adjuster straps. Hand rest. Adjustable back
  2. Multiple compartments
    Multiple compartments
    Pockets: 3 ext., 1 int., 1 belt. Pole holder. bottom access and compartments.
  3. Capacity
    volume 50 litres Weight 1.7 kg Dimensions: H 62 x W 32 x D 24
  4. Abrasion resistance
    10-year warranty. Very robust thanks to its reinforced fabrics and seams.
  5. Abrasion resistance
    10-year guarantee.
  6. Environmental impact
    Environmental impact
    Life cycle comparison: Backpack - sustainability.decathlon.com
Product feature
  1. How to pack your bag for optimal comfort?
    Put your bedding at the bottom. Put heavier gear (tent, stove, food) closest to your back. Pack your clothes around these items. The groundsheet can be placed under the flap; the tent goes under the bag if it doesn't fit inside. Keep your waterproof jacket and fleece to hand. In the pockets, distribute the smaller items that you use during the day (sun cream, map, sunglasses, etc). If carrying a hydration pack (water bladder), this should be placed in its special pocket along the back.
  2. How to adjust the height of your backpack?
    Place the adjustment system at the height you think is correct then adjust the backpack (see. "How to adjust your backpack"). With the belt on the pelvis, put the straps around the front part of your shoulders and the load adjuster straps (sometimes also height-adjustable) at an angle of around 45° (they should never be horizontal or vertical). If during fitting, the back seems too short or too long, readjust it and try again, until it feels absolutely right.
  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, position the belt around your waist. Tighten the shoulder straps. Finally, adjust the load adjusters to suit.
  4. Environmental measurements
    Decathlon has decided to inform you of the environmental impact of its hiking backpacks over their entire lifespan. This work follows an experiment that began in July 2011 with the French Ministry of Ecology. The scores ranging from A to E have been awarded based on a comparison between Quechua backpacks only. Details on this project and the calculation methods used are available at http://www.oxylane.com/20/demarche-environnementale
  5. 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 to measure the equivalent volume in litres within a few percentage points. The net weight is that of our reference sample. There may be slight variations.
  6. 10-year warranty
    The warranty covers any defects/faults with the backpack, except those caused by normal wear and tear and improper use. This special 10-year warranty is only valid with the product itself and the sales receipt. If the product is under warranty, 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.
  7. Adjusting your backpack height?
    Set the bag for the height you think will be correct and then adjust it (see. "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.
  8. How to pack a backpack?
    Put your bedding at the bottom. Put heavy gear (tent, camp stove, food) near the back. Pack your clothes around these items. 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.
  9. A score for comparing products' environmental impact
    The product's environmental impact is calculated across its entire life cycle using different indicators. An overall ABCDE score is attributed to help you more readily identify the products with the best environmental performance by comparing the same type of product (T-shirts, trousers, backpacks, etc.) Decathlon is voluntarily committed to visually displaying environmental information. For more information visit: http://sustainability.decathlon.com/
Product testing
  1. Composition
    Main fabric : 100.0% Polyester (PES) Lining : 100.0% Polyester (PES)
  2. Approved by
    All our backpacks are tested in the field by users who represent the target market under the same conditions as you would encounter in use. In particular, our "Mission Tests" bring together the product manager with people who have no affiliation to QUECHU
  3. Storage advice
    Store your bag in a dry place.
  4. Cleaning advice
    To ensure the fabrics retain their initial properties (waterproofing in particular), you are advised not to machine wash, tumble dry, dry clean or bleach your backpack. Do not iron. To clean your backpack by hand, you are advised to use warm soapy water a
  5. Product restrictions
    Not waterproof; protect your belongings in case of rain.
  6. Product catchline
    A simple, lightweight and functional bag with pockets and easy access. Practical for both occasional hiking and travelling.
  7. Lab tested
    We test the bag both in the lab and in the field to ensure its resistance to abrasion, wear, washing, water-resistance and colour-fastness under UV rays. Then, the weighted backpack is placed on a mannequin that simulates ageing by replicating thousands o
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