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Quechua MH500 40L Hiking Backpack

Sale price: $109.00 Regular price:

According to your body shape, we offer 2 sizes: you are shorter than 67" (size S)/you are 67" or taller (size L).You will also like the flask access without removing the bag.

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About this item:

  • Volume: 40 L I Dimensions: H 26” x L 11.8” x D 10.2”
  • Lightweight: 2.8 lbs (1.26 kg) in size S / 3 lbs 1.39 kg in size L
  • Multiple compartments: 9 Pockets Including 2 x Quick Access Pockets 1 x Water Compartment 2 x Belt Pockets
  • Carrying comfort: Preformed hip belt, padded adjustable shoulder straps. Thumb loops
  • 10 year warranty
Model: 8786745

Product Features

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According to your body shape, we offer 2 sizes: you are shorter than 67" (size S)/you are 67" or taller (size L).You will also like the flask access without removing the bag.

A photo of the Quechua MH500 40L Hiking Backpack in use
A photo of the Quechua MH500 40L Hiking Backpack in use

Carrying comfort

Preformed hip belt, padded adjustable shoulder straps. Thumb loops

Ventilation

Ventilated, taut mesh back (AirCooling brand) to regulate perspiration

Volume

40 L / Dimensions: H 66 cm; L 30 cm; D 26 cmOK for cabin baggage

Multiple compartments

9 pockets including 2 quick access for flask 1 water compartment, 2 belt pockets

Item protection

Coated waterproof fabric and built-in rain cover at the bottom of the rucksack

Easy to open/close

Side zip opening to access the main bag compartment.

Lightweight

40 L: only 1,260 g in size S, 1,390 g in size L

Durability

10-year guarantee

Questions & Answers

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Question:

Does this qualify for free return?

Answer:

This item currently does not qualify for free return and will have a flat $4.99 return rate. All items that offer free returns will denote "free returns" on the respective product page.

By Ashley on Oct 17, 2023 | STAFF

Question:

What size would a 17" torso be? Height is 5' - 8"

Answer:

We would recommend taking a size ''S''.

By Uluç on Oct 10, 2023 | STAFF

Question:

Where does the water bladder go? I just got this backpack and I cannot figure out where the bladder goes.

Answer:

There is a large compartment inside the bag. Please reach out to our customer service team for further assistance on this topic.

By Uluç on Oct 30, 2023 | STAFF

Question:

Which bladder fits this pack?

Answer:

We recommend a 3L capacity water bladder.

By Uluç on Oct 30, 2023 | STAFF

Question:

Is there a sizing chart for backpacks?

Answer:

Which size should i choose? During several field test sessions with hikers of different sizes, we noticed that between 20 and 40 liters, the difference in comfort was mainly down to the back height of the bag. We therefore offer all our models in 2 sizes to meet these requirements. If you are taller than 67'', go for size L. If you are shorter than 67'', you will be better off with a size S.

By Uluç on Oct 30, 2023 | STAFF

Question:

Per your sizing info, if taller than 67", you recommend size large. I am 5' - 8" is 68". Shouldn't I be large size?

Answer:

We recommend a size L for you.

By Uluç on Oct 30, 2023 | STAFF

Question:

Is this a u-zip/ front loading with actual flap, or is it a straight and shorter zipper on the side with more limited access?

Answer:

This backpack features a "J-shaped" zipper for unparalleled accessibility to the main compartment. This zipper configuration is crafted with your convenience in mind, ensuring that you can easily open the bag wide and access the contents effortlessly making it a breeze to retrieve or organize your belongings without any hassle. We believe this enhancement not only adds a practical touch to the bag but also contributes to an overall positive user experience. We hope you find this feature valuable and that it enhances your satisfaction with our product. If you have any further questions or if there's anything else we can assist you with, please don't hesitate to reach out. Thank you for considering to purchase this product—we appreciate your trust and are confident you'll enjoy the enhanced functionality.

By Uluç on Mar 8, 2024 | STAFF

Product Customer Reviews

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Practical and functional

The backpack is practically designed and very functional and also looks very good.

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Excellent backpack

Excellent backpack

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after a while of adjusting to be comfortable, I really appreciated this bag: volume, weight, pockets, accessibility, etc. If I had a negative point, I would say that the straps need to be adjusted regularly because they relax... but regularly does not mean often!! so it's done well!

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This bag responds well…

This bag meets my expectations well. Comfortable, quite practical. Very satisfied.

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Very good bag

I needed a bag to go on vacation with the bike on the TGV (forced to go to the station by bike, so complicated to take a lot of luggage). This bag saved my life thanks to its reasonable capacity and comfortable carrying

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A bit too expensive. And Volume too is much less... However material seems great and its lightweight and doesn't cause shoulder pain.

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Used for a 4 day walk, loaded with a weight of 6 kg, it performed very well; solid, robust and with perfect weight distribution, it seemed like it wasn't on my back! The possibility of accessing the lower part of the backpack from the front opening is very convenient, this allows you not to have to extract all the contents in case you need to take an object at the bottom.

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Perfect backpack not only for trekking. Also excellent as luggage for a short trip, super roomy, light and very comfortable

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used for excursions and trekking, perfect and aesthetically beautiful

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It is a very complete backpack to carry everything you need for a walk of several days. It has very practical compartments. Plus it's very pretty.

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I haven't tested the backpack in the field yet, but I have to say that the size S is absolutely perfect! I am 160 cm tall and no other decathlon backpack fits me. So the perfect size, plus great capacity, thanks to the straps at the bottom of the backpack you can add a sleeping bag, for example.

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Slightly comfortable carrying…

Carrying comfort slightly below what I expected with an 8Kgs bag...

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Nothing to say !…

Nothing to say ! I had the 20l which gave me complete satisfaction or purchased this same model in a larger size. Numerous change pockets Used for 7 days on the way to Compostela with whole days in the rain. Very waterproof and the integrated rain cape does the job well.

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Great 40 L backpack.

I have used it with good results for short hiking trips. The acid test will be on the Camino de Santiago next September 2024.

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recommendable

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Additional Product Information

Composition

Main fabric: 100.0% Polyester ; Back fabric: 100.0% Polyester ; Coating: 100.0% Polyurethane ; Lining: 100.0% Polyester ; Pocket: 85.0% Polyamide, 15.0% Elastane ; Webbing: 100.0% Polyester ; Yoke: 85.0% Polyester, 15.0% Polyurethane

10-year guarantee

We consider resistance to rubbing as very important.The heavy clothing R&D department, a Quechua partner for the research and validation of its components and assemblies, performs tests (on components, seams and the finished product) simulating the ageing of backpacks. Their results allow us to guarantee the bags tested for 10 years from the purchase date shown on the receipt.

Don't throw it, fix it!

Our products will join you on your mountain walks. As you progress, they age, and some parts can get worn or break.To make repairs easier, in the InchBag accessories / hiking trekkingInch, we sell tightening buckles and chest clips that are compatible with your bag. Don ftt throw away, repair !

What differences are there with the old mh500 bag?

The back of this new bag has been fully reworked for greater comfort: a tight net with frame gives you more space between your back and the bag to reduce the damp back effect. This net used for the back, called mesh, is also softer than previously. What's more, this new model comes in 2 sizes for small and large sizes. The 2 hip pockets are more spacious and stretchy and access to flask on the sides is easier.

Which size should i choose?

During several field test sessions with hikers of different sizes, we noticed that between 20 and 40 litres, the difference in comfort was mainly down to the back height of the bag. We therefore offer all our models in 2 sizes to meet these requirements. If you are taller than 170 cm, go for size L. If you are shorter than 170 cm, you will be better off with a size S.

Hydration

This bag can hold 1 litre, 2 litre or 3 litre pockets. However, although the pocket is voluminous, it will take up place that could be used for storing other belongings.The side pockets are designed for flasks of maximum 1 litre.

Why are our rain covers orange?

This is a deliberate choice as we believe it's important to stay visible in the mountains, even in fog, in case of any problem. This orange colour has the advantage of being visible from a helicopter. It's also a visible colour on the road if you use your bag when cycling.

Hand luggage

When you are travelling by plane, the authorised hand luggage size is 55x35x25cm3 maximum (warning, this can vary depending on the airline). This bag can be used as hand luggage, so long as you don't load the top too much.

How to pack my backpack?

AT THE BOTTOM of the bag, pack your sleeping material, and heavy material nearer the back. Slide your water pocket into the compartment.AT THE TOP of the bag, store your waterproof jacket and fleece within arm’s reach. In the pockets, you can put your sun cream, maps, cap and sunglasses. Cereal bars or your mobile phone can be stored in the belt pockets for quick access. The straps under the bag can also be used to attach a compact tent.

How do i adjust my backpack?

1 - Loosen all the straps: shoulder straps, belt, load-adjuster straps (these are the small straps above the shoulder straps)2 - Put on the bag. 3 - Close the bag's belt, positioning it at the hips then tighten it until it feels firmly in place 4 - Tighten the bag’s shoulder straps 5 - Tighten the chest strap (not too tight to affect breathing)6 - Adjust the load-adjuster straps (the bag will cling closely to the shoulders)

Product testing

Our Decathlon Sportslab laboratory, based in Lille, also contributes to the innovation and development of our Quechua products. It brings together 4 themes, each with their own area and technological tools:Morphology (especially thanks to the 3D analysis)Movement sciencesThermal comfort (with its four climatic chambers)Behavioral and sensory sciences+ we describe the specific aspects of the test related to the product (e.g. shower, wind tunnel, etc.)

Storage instructions

Store the backpack in a dry place.

Origin

Imported

 

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