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Women's Mountain Hiking Backpack 20 Liter MH500

Thumb loops. Load tension straps. Lap belt and chest support strap.

4.3 / 5

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Women's Mountain Hiking Backpack 20 Liter MH500 designed for mountain hikers looking for a backpack with comfortable, ergonomic straps and a belt designed specifically for the female shape.

This 20 L hiking backpack offers maximum back ventilation for extra comfort. Lightweight with adjustable back. We love the built-in rain cover.
Carrying comfort

Thumb loops. Load tension straps. Lap belt and chest support strap.


Ventilated stretch net back (Air Cooling). Adjustable straps, ventilated belt.


Vol: 20 L/Size when filled: H 22" x W 11" x D 8.3".

Multiple compartments

Pockets: 5 outer 1 inside 1 water compartment 2 belt pockets

Abrasion resistant

10-year warranty


Built-in protective rain cover

Easy to open/close

Side zipper opening to access main compartment.


2.43 lbs


Built-in rain cover.

Backpack technical tests

We carry out laboratory tests to validate all component parts: fabric, buckles, straps, foam & zippers. For example, for fabric: wear/tear resistance, color-fastness in UV light & after washing, waterproofing etc. To assess the overall strength of the design, the finished product undergoes a final test, simulating the kind of treatment to which it will be subjected over time. the backpack is weighted, then placed on a dummy, which simulates the motion of fast walking, repeated thousands of times

10-year warranty, technical partnership

The heavy stitching R&D department, Quechua's partner for researching and testing its components and assemblies, conducted tests simulating backpack aging. The tests focused on components, seams and the finished 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.

10-year warranty, conditions

The warranty covers all backpack faults, except those caused by normal wear and tear and improper use. This special 10-year warranty will only be granted upon presentation of the product and sales receipt. If the product is covered by the warranty, it will be repaired or exchanged for free. This commercial warranty does not affect any statutory warranties that are applicable in the country of purchase.

How is backpack volume measured?

The volume of each backpack is measured using a standardized 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 (shoulder straps, lap belt, load tension straps). 2 - Put the backpack on. 3 - For backpacks with a capacity of 50 L or more, position the lap belt correctly (it should sit over the pelvis) and tighten it. For smaller backpacks, the belt should be placed around the waist. 4 -Tighten the shoulder straps. 5 - Adjust the load tension straps as needed.

How to pack a backpack?

Put your bedding at the bottom. Place heavy equipment near the back. Pack your clothes around these items. Keep a rainproof jacket and fleece close at hand. Place small, everyday items (sun cream, map, glasses etc.) in the pockets. The water bladder should be placed in the special compartment along the back.

Environmental measures

Decathlon, together with Quechua, has opted to inform you about the environmental impact of its hiking backpacks, calculated over the product's entire lifespan. This work was the result of an experiment carried out with the French Ministry of Ecology, dating back to July 2011. Products were assigned scores ranging from A to E, based upon a comparison of Quechua bags only. Details of this project and calculation methods used are available at

Product Testing

All our models are tested by users, representative of our target market, in conditions identical to those encountered in real-life. We believe that carrying out 'real-life' testing is the only way to develop and continue to improve the technical relevance and design of all our Quechua products.


Main fabric : 100.0% Polyester cationic Net : 70.0% Polyester cationic, Net : 30.0% Spandex Yoke : 100.0% Polyamide Lining : 100.0% Polyester cationic

Storage Instructions

Store the backpack in a dry place.



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