8:22 p.m. on June 8, 2006 (EDT)

I'm looking for reviews on gear made by a company calle "Quechua". They make backpacks, tents, sleeping bags, etc. and are sold through Decathalon stores. Does anyone have any info on this?

9:09 p.m. on June 8, 2006 (EDT)
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Quechua appears to be based in France and owned by Decathalon. They have a web site at http://www.quechua.com/

OutdoorsMAGIC has a couple brief reviews of other Quechua gear, but not much information about their tents: http://www.outdoorsmagic.com/review/brandpage/mps/ubn/676

1:35 p.m. on June 15, 2006 (EDT)

a.k.a. s-ran, Scott R

I don't know of any reviews of Quechua gear; but for French backpackers,a Quechua pack is standard issue, much like MacPac for Auzzies/Kiwis & MEC with Canadians. In other words, they make quality gear.

4:11 a.m. on June 16, 2006 (EDT)
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I'm sure you can find less expensive items that are built better. Give me an idea what you are looking for and I can point you in the right direction I think.

7:49 a.m. on June 17, 2006 (EDT)
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Hey AW, Just out of curiosity… have you actually seen/used/touched any Quechua gear in person? I’ve never heard of them before, not that I am any kind of gear guru either but I doubt they make subpar equipment and stay in business for very long.

6:50 a.m. on July 6, 2006 (EDT)

hello...I'm actually trying to find an outlet in the US that sells quechua products. We lived in France for a time, and picked up 2 backpacks and 2 sleeping bags and they are great! We have 2 kids and its very easy for them to carry their own stuff the way they are designed. Any suggestions?
We need to get 2 more.

8:51 a.m. on July 11, 2006 (EDT)
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Decathlon has a few stores in the US -- all in Massachusetts. They also have a web site at http://www.decathlon-usa.com/ with some Quechua products for sale.

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