Lafuma Eco 40

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Lafuma’s first eco-designed technical hiking backpack, the Eco 40 is made from hemp (65 percent) and recycled polyester (35 percent) using simple cuts that limit the need for excess material. A TPE coating provides waterproofing without heavy metals and only the hemp fabric is dyed, avoiding another processing stage and reducing dyeing chemicals by 35 percent. The pack’s design includes a Ventilight backsystem, a double compartment with access via the pack bottom, metallic buckles, a hydration pocket with tube port, and camera, document, side, and belt pockets.


Capacity 2,440 cubic inches (40 liters)
Weight 2 lbs 15 ounces (1.320 kg)

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You might think a backpack made with eco-friendly fabric would be like wearing a no-frills burlap sack on your back. Lafuma's Eco 40 Backpack is here to prove that theory very wrong. Lafuma made the Eco 40 with hemp and recycled polyester fabric, and they didn't skimp on the extras either. A stretch, ventilated back panel helps prevent back sweat, the steel spring rod frame supports your hiking gear, and ergonomic waist and shoulder belts feel comfortable all day long. The Eco 40 daypack has dual compartments, bottom and top access, and gusseted side pockets. Pull the included rain cover out if the weather turns ugly.


Free Shipping. Lafuma Eco 40 Pack (Fall 2007) The Eco 40 Pack by Lafuma. Specifications: Material: Hemp & recycled polyester Features: Ventilight backsystem Rain cover Adjustable pole holder Front drawstring accessory holder Hydration pocket and port Dual compartments with access via pack bottom Gusseted side pockets Zip pocket on belt

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Lafuma Eco 40


The Eco 40 has been discontinued.


The Lafuma Eco 40 is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen July 1, 2010 at

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