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Quechua Arpenaz NH500 20 L Hiking Backpack

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Our motivation? To offer you a comfortable, accessorized backpack to make the most of your hikes! You will find a pocket to keep your picnic cool and a telephone pocket.

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About this item:

  • Carrying comfort: Foam straps for superior comfort
  • Easy to transport: Lightweight and at the right size for compact storage
  • Capacity: 20 Liters
  • Insulated: Keeps food fresh for up to 5 hours without ice packs
  • Versatility: Adjustable compartment storage
Model: 8550925

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Quechua Arpenaz NH500 20 L Hiking Backpack | Our team designed this NH550 20-liter backpack for you to take on day hikes in the forest or on the coast!

Our motivation? To offer you a comfortable, accessorized backpack to make the most of your hikes! You will find a pocket to keep your picnic cool and a telephone pocket.

A photo of the Quechua Arpenaz NH500 20 L Hiking Backpack in use

Carrying comfort

2 thick back pads | Padded shoulder straps | Chest belt | 2 Thumb loops


Isothermal & telephone pkts|2 water bottle holders| Water bladder space| Blanket


Volume: 20 liters (1220.5 in³) | Weight: 2.2 lbs | Size: 17.7” x 9.8” x 7.9”


Keeps foodstuffs fresh for 5 hours without ice packs | Standard: EN 12546-2


Isothermal compartments (4L) and modular main compartment to adjust your storage


2 thick & honeycomb-textured pads to ventilate back | Ventilated shoulder straps

Abrasion resistant

Abrasion-resistant component (bottom and back) | 10-year warranty

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Quechua Arpenaz NH500 20 L Hiking Backpack,carbon gray 

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Quechua Arpenaz NH500 20 L Hiking Backpack,carbon gray 

Quechua Arpenaz NH500 20 L Hiking Backpack,carbon gray

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Best choice

Very good for students

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Hello Rajaratnam,

Thank you for your feedback on this product.

We are happy to know that he is a very good choice.

See you soon in one of our stores or on our online platform !


Backpack discomfort

The backpack is not as light as I had hoped and it lacks a waist strap causing it to hurt my back.

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Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review.

Each of us has a different concept of comfort.

This bag is acclaimed by our customers, 80% rated it 5/5, and its overall rating is 4.72/5.

I don't know your use, the duration of your hikes, the elevation, the weight carried.

We have in our offer even more light and more comfortable backpacks of equivalent volume

I can offer you the NH Escape 500 23 l, on sale at the moment,

or the MH500 20 l, lighter, and with its AirCooling ventilated back panel to regulate perspiration.

In any case, if this product does not suit you, you can easily exchange it or get a refund in store.

See you soon.

Sébastien, Offer Team, Decathlon Canada

I’m happy for buying it

It’s nice, comfortable and has reasonable price

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Thank you for your feedback on this product. We're glad you like it.

See you in store !

Amazing backpack

I love this backpack! Quality is amazing. However, I wish it was a little bigger.

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Hello Ella, Thanks for your review, we are so glad to hear you're enjoying this backpack!


So happy with my purchase. I have been waiting for a lonf time for a backpack to suit all my needs.

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Back pack

Mostly used for work, food drink etc. Also used when nordic walking, or trips out.

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Great Day Bag

Great price and as always fantastic quality

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Great design of rucksack.

Great design. Lots of compartments. Comfy fit.

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A wonderful bag :)

Very comfortable on the shoulders for long urban walks. I can fit everything I need in it, and I love the little blanket :)

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I thought this bag might be perfect

I thought this bag might be perfect, but it's not what I wanted. I was looking for a bag that could do everything. I could use it for my laptop during the week and a picnic at the weekend and even for a weekend away, if I packed light enough. It's just not quite good enough. The insulated pocket at the bottom will only hold a very short bottle of wine (when most rosé comes in tall bottles. The inner material does not inspire confidence in its longevity. The attached inner storage bag gets in the way of inserting a laptop. Having said that: The outer material is excellent quality. I love the phone holder in the shoulder strap. The exterior, elastic bottle pockets are good.

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Dora the Explorer!

One of the best bags I have ever bought! So much room in the bag! The little cool bag at the bottom. The secret little waterproof mat on the bottom is a joyful suprise! Stretchy side pockets are ideal for the water bottle, and the bag can even accommodate a camel pack! Space for laptop or tablet. This is a must buy for all-young and old it's has something for all. Great price!

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`Backpack with insulated pocket

Now brought 2 of these excellent backpack

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Quality Backpack

Highly recommend mid range at a great price plenty pockets and little extras like key holder, hidden mat for sitting in wet areas and hydration ready.

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Really plesed

Great quality, some clever features. The small ground sheet is a novel idea

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Well thought through.

Great for day walking. Comfortable product.

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Additional Product Information


Main fabric: 100.0% Polyester cationic ; Lining: 100.0% Polyester cationic ; Webbing: 100.0% Polypropylene ; Coating: 100.0% Polyurethane

10-year guarantee

Our Quechua hiking backpacks are guaranteed for 10 years.Our commitment? To provide long-lasting products that you can use for all your hikes and strolls. Because the products we love the most are those that have shared great adventures with us and will continue to do so! The guarantee covers any backpack faults, except those caused by normal wear and tear and improper use.

Dimensions of picnic blanket and pockets

Dimensions of picnic blanket: 23.6” x 31.5”Dimensions of the phone pocket: 2.8” x 6.3”Dimensions of the computer pocket/water bladder: 10.6” x 11.4” x 1.2”

How is volume measured?

The volume of each backpack is measured using a standard 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 liters.

How to adjust your backpack

1 - Loosen all the straps (straps, belt, load adjuster straps)2 - Put on the backpack3 - Tighten the shoulder straps4 - Adjust the load adjuster straps as needed

How to fill your backpack

Put your heavy items at the bottom. Pack your clothes around these items. Keep your waterproof jacket and/or fleece within arm’s reach. Place small items for daily use (sunblock, map, glasses, etc.) in the pockets. The water bladder will be placed in the compartment provided along the back, and the water bottle in the outer water bottle holder pockets provided for this purpose.

Developed based on your feedback, tested with hikers

This bag was designed based on all the customer feedback and hikers' observations.Indeed, the idea is to separate and keep your picnic cool when hiking, while separating it from other belongings (clothing, wallet, telephone, etc.).This bag has been tested by many hikers and has enabled us to test its functions and make some improvements.

Laboratory tested

We carry out several laboratory tests to validate the bag's components: fabric, buckles, straps, foam, zippers. For example, for a fabric, we test the resistance to abrasion and tearing, colorfastness when exposed to UV light and washing, and waterproofing. We also conduct tests to check the resistance of assembly using a dummy that reproduces the movements of a hiker to replicate several years of wear and tear on the bag.

Product testing

It’s in France, at the foot of Mont Blanc, that our design team conceives, designs, and creates Quechua products. We test them in the field with other hikers to make sure that they are comfortable and durable. Brittany, Corsica, Réunion Island, Nice, etc. This backpack has been tested and improved by hikers in Nice and on Réunion Island in different weather conditions.

Storage instructions

Store your backpack in a dry place.



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