Quechua Arpenaz 10 Backpack Review

The Quechua Arpenaz 10l is a 10 litre day pack that is extremely lightweight (175g / 6oz) and water repellent. The bag has one large compartment and a smaller pouch on the front. It also has two loops on each strap that are listed as “thumb loops”. I think these could also be used for ice picks or hiking sticks. You could also use them for hanging extra gear with a carabiner. I found that the loops were quite handy for using as a makeshift sternum strap. You thread the loose ends of the straps through the loops and tie them together to hold them in place. 

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Various Colours of the Arpenaz 10 Backpack

This bag is extremely affordable at less than 3 Euro. This bag can be used a short trail day bag, can be used as an EDC bag, can be uses as a nappy bag (I have used it in such way numerous times), can be used as a gear carrier for mountaineering trip and I guess it can be used in hundreds other different ways.

Some Features:

  • Volume: 10 litres/Weight: 210g/ Full pack dimensions (cm): H 31 x W 20 x D 18.
  • Pocket: 1 outside pocket.
  • Foam-padded back and straps. Adjustable thumb loops.
  • A rating – CO2: 1.0 kg; Resource depletion: 7.6 g Sb – Details: oxylane.com
  • Durability: 10-year guarantee
  • COLOURS: Black; also in blue, pink, grey/mauve, light blue.

Bottom Line: I highly recommend this backpack. Actually, I would recommend to purchase  more than one.

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