When it comes to backpacks, Fjallraven are the ultimate classic. The Kanken was launched in 1978 to Swedish schoolchildren. Heavy shoulder bags had begun to appear in increasingly younger age groups. This lead to chronic back pain. Then along came Fjallraven.
The backpack soon became a familiar sight at schools around Sweden, and the idea of using a backpack really caught on. 40 years later, and its still going strong. The kids love it, the hipsters love it, even adults love the classic, yet very practical design.
Kanken is made out of very durable, lightweight Vinylon F. The main compartment has plenty of space, with a large opening makes it easy to put in and take out items.
It features two side pockets and a zippered pocket in the front. With a handle at the top, narrow, supple shoulder straps, sitting pad in the pocket in the back, and logo that doubles as a reflector. The Kanken is a stone cold classic, that will never go out of style.
- The classic Kanken design since 1978.
- Roomy main zippered compartment, front zippered pocket, and two open side pockets.
- Dirt-resistant, water-resistant, and wipes clean.
- Two-way zipper with rain flap for protection. Ergonomic shoulder straps for the long haul. Dual top snap handles for quick carry. Sitting pad for impromptu seating. Reflective logo.
- 16 L storage space.
- Measures 14.9″ (38 cm) x 10.6″ (27 cm) x 5.1″ (13 cm). Weighs 0.7 lb.
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- ICONIC SCANDINAVIAN DESIGN: The Fjallraven Kanken is a classic school pack that has been in style since 1978.
- PRACTICAL AND ATTRACTIVE MATERIALS: Made from dirt-resistant and water-resistant Vinylon F that can be wiped clean, the Kanken handles every adventure with ease.
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