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  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Putty/Ox Red
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Ox Red/Royal Blue
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Brown
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Black
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Forest Green/Ox Red
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Lake Blue
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Navy/Warm Yellow
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Leaf Green
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  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Sand
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  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Putty
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Graphite/UN Blue
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Graphite
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  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Black/Ox Red
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Brick
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Putty/Ox Red
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Ox Red/Royal Blue
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Brown
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Black
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Forest Green/Ox Red
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Lake Blue
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Navy/Warm Yellow
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Leaf Green
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Navy
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Burnt Orange
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Sand
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Royal Blue/Ox Red
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Putty
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Graphite/UN Blue
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Graphite
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Royal Blue
  • Fjallraven - Kanken Backpack - 976cu in - Leaf Green/Burnt Orange

Fjallraven Kanken Backpack - 976cu in

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    Originally designed for Swedish school children in 1978, the Fjallraven Kanken Backpack keeps your daily essentials securely stowed in classic Scandinavian style. The water-resistant Vinylon F fabric keeps books and notepads protected during light rain, and the removable seat pad gives you a plush place to sit your rear while you wait for the bus.

    • Vinylon F fabric is exceptionally durable and water resistant for reliable day-to-day use
    • Top carry handles and shoulder straps provide versatile carry options
    • Removable seat pad gives you a comfy place to sit while waiting at the bus stop or lunching outside
    • Front zippered pocket provides quick access to essential items
    • Item #FJR0039

    Tech Specs

    Material
    polyvinyl
    Volume
    976
    Pockets
    1 zippered front, 2 side, 1 removable seat pad
    Closure
    top zip
    Dimensions
    15 x 11 x 5 in
    Claimed Weight
    10.6 oz
    Recommended Use
    casual
    Manufacturer Warranty
    1 year

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    Very cool and perfect sized backpack

      I ordered this unsure of how big it'd be or the quality that it was, and I have to say I was very satisfied when I received it in the mail. I am gonna use it to go to the beach, camping, and when school starts again I'm gonna use it as my school bookbag. 5/5

      Cute, basic pack

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times
      • Fit: True to size

      I use this for toting the kids stuff around town (no serious weight or rugged use) and while I love the look it hasn't held up like I thought it would. I've had it about a year and a half and the stitching is coming undone in a few places, even though I haven't washed it yet. The inside seams also fray and get caught in the zippers, which is annoying.



      Overall, not bad but I wouldn't recommend for anything but light use.

      Cute, basic pack

      Stylish, Durable, Uncomfortable.

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

      This pack has been a pretty decent adventure companion but I would not buy it again.

      The pros:
      -Cute AF
      -Zips that go all the way down
      -Very durable material

      The Cons:
      -The shoulder pads are sold separately(seriously Fjallraven?)
      -The "removable seat pad" is a thin sheet of foam packaging, so essentially garbage.
      -If you take this "removable seat pad" out everything in your pack will start stabbing you in the back, which makes for a very uncomfortable bike ride.

      Stylish, Durable, Uncomfortable.

      Perfect for diaper/childs bag

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times

      I have been using this bag as a diaper bag which is perfect! The material is very durable! Its a little on the small size for my husband to wear but for me its fine and all of the straps and top handle make it easy to attach to the stroller and still access what you need. The fog color is more of a grey than expected, but still a great color.

      The Scandinavians have done it again!

        No one does functional simplicity like Scandinavians! This backpack is just that, simple, lightweight, comfortable and just right for adventures. I recently look it on a girls trip to Big Sur and it was perfect for day hikes as well as window shopping in Carmel. If your an organized pocket junkie this may not be the pack for you but I like the simplicity and the size is just right for holding what you need but small enough that you don't overload it and kill your back. Happy adventuring!

        Love the Basics

          I got this little bag as a gift and have ended up loving it. Great as a work bag, and absolutely perfect for traveling! I took this to Japan and used it as a purse bag out in the cities, and it was quite excellent. Super easy to pack (it basically takes no space and is very lightweight) and big enough to stash your essentials for the day. Zippers work seamlessly, and it's great that it has the handle carry and backpack straps. Love the Fjallraven brand- super great quality, would recommend it to anyone!

          Simple but amazing

          • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
          • Fit: True to size

          It is the perfect size and I bring it everywhere with me. It's big enough to fit most everything I need, but small enough to put on my lap during a flight. I love that you can put it in the washer when it gets dirty.

          Fjallraven: A Staple.

          • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
          • Fit: True to size

          I've talked to people who are hesitant to buy this because it's famous for being a kinder-pack. I'll have you know: this bag is for the young or the young at heart. ;)

          It has a beautiful vintage look to it, in line with the Fjallraven classic brand, and I find that the more I wear my pack, the more I love it. They look great, no matter how old and worn.

          I hate purses, because I hate carrying them, and backpacks are usually too bulky for my preference. This is the perfect bag for errands, church, school, etc...
          I'm constantly amazed at how durable this pack is. Don't go too crazy with it, but it's spacious, and can carry more than it appears. And the stitching is great, it's evident it will hold up for a long, long (LONG) time.

          I have the putty/ox red and get compliments on it on the daily.

          Basic isn't always bad

          • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share

          I gave this to my sister as a gift and she loves it. She travels a lot for work and fun and always takes this pack with her. She loves the looks, and it can carry enough supplies for a day around town or at school.

          Sure this doesn't offer tons of pockets or complicated features but if you just need a pack to hold a days worth of gear this will do. Did I mention it looks fresh!

          A great backpack

            I really really love this brand this backpack is durable and light. i ordered the frost green one and its really great. its a modern and stylish color and the design is fantastic. i bought another one from amazon earlier and it arrived the same day as this one. i checked it and its a fake one but this one is 100% legitimate. its a really amazing backpack and i just love it.

            Keeping that Kanken Tradition alive.

            • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

            Kool for Kanken Kindergartner...
            Best thing to me about this pack is the quality and material. This polyvinyl will keep your stuff protected, shed that early morning rain heading to school and keep those show-and-tell dinosaurs safe. Great fit for my little one and he loves the classic UN Blue. You can also purchase some accessories from Fjallraven to add some more to your pack. Shoulder straps and a sternum strap with a whistle! The Fjallraven is quality, durable products that don't disappoint from generations of experience.

            Keeping that Kanken Tradition alive.

            Perfect for kindergarten

            • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
            • Fit: True to size
            • Size Bought: Regular

            So when shopping for backpacks for my 6 year old to start school with, we found out the choices are pretty limitless. From Disney Princesses to Hello Kitty, TMNT to Minecraft, you have every option under the sun. Of all these choices, my munchkin decided on the Fjallraven Kanken and I couldn't be happier. Not only is the bag really well constructed, but I won't be replacing it any time soon as her tastes in pop culture change. The bag is really light weight and overall does not have a ton of structure aside from the removable pad in the back. This makes it great for putting on a tiny back or any time that you want to be able to carry some stuff but don't want to overwhelmed by a ton of bells and whistles. The fabric is surprisingly very water resistant. The amount of rain and snow that she will encounter waiting for the bus won't have a chance of getting through. The two side pockets are deep enough for a water bottle or light sweater and the front pocket handles any additional things that she wants to throw in. Overall, we have been super happy with the bag and expect that she will be wearing it for years to come.

            Perfect for kindergarten

            Great Bag!

              The Kanken is Awesome! I love everything about it. The bag feels cheap but the more you use it, the more you appreciate the classic/modern look and it's durability. The Kanken Classic is somewhat small but it can hold quite a bit. It 's perfect for work or to take on vacation. It can easily handle lunch, water and a layer in the main compartment leaving you space in the exterior zippered pocked and also room for a tablet, book or small laptop in the interior sleeve. Fjallraven has been using the Vinylon F fabric since 1978 so you know it can handle most anything. The synthetic material is great because is can take abuse and also keeps the water out since the fabric expands with humidity/rain. Also, each Kanken comes with a removable seat cushion that is great for sporting events or placing on the ground so your bum won't get wet/dirty.

              Impressed

              • Familiarity: I've used it several times

              This is the my new work bag that totes around my computer, headphones, and some folders. It is a bit small, but I have an obnoxiously large Dell computer that has to go in a little sideways to fit. If you are a student carrying around super heavy textbooks I would consider going with a larger bag with more support.

              Pros:
              - Square shape perfect for books and tablets.
              - Multiple strap options- you can wear it as a backpack or button the shoulder straps down and carry it from the top as a tote.
              - Color options- these things are in every color!
              - Front pouch- nice for phone, pens, and things you like to access easily.

              Cons:
              - Flimsy straps- the straps are not made for heavy loads.
              - A bit small

              So cute.

              • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

              I love this bag! I use it as a stylish diaper bag. It has enough space to hold essentials and baby stuff, but isn't bulky like most backpacks. I love the square shape, and the colors are perfect. The color is slightly off, it's a little more true to navy than pictured. It's not as blue.

              Perfect fit

              • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
              • Fit: True to size

              I love this bag in every way. I've been traveling extensively and this has been my go to carry on bag and everyday use bag. The bag may appear small but it holds a whole lot of stuff. I can slip my iPad in the inner sleeve and have my wallet and phone in the small outter pocket and litter the inside with whatever and I've never had any discomfort even with big bottles of water jammed in there. I would like the two small outer side pockets to be bigger but that's my only "complaint." I also appreciate that the zippers zip like a giant U so you can fully access anything in your bag without pulling everything out in frustration. Well designed. Sturdy. Pleasing to the eye. Comfortable. Practical. Unisex.

              What more do you need?

              Perfect fit

              Great light adventure, and commuter bag

              • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

              This Swedish classic is a simple and clean bag that can be used for a variety of light adventure activities. I've used this bag for the past couple of years and I can tell you from experience, this thing is tough and durable. This is really not a technical bag at all, so keep this in mind, no shoulder padding, one main compartment that has a sleeve for a laptop (it can fit a 15 inch Macbook Pro, it's tight but it does fit like a glove), and the bag has a small zippered outer compartment big enough to hold your wallet, keys, etc. What I really like about this bag is its simplicity in design and appearance. The backpack straps can be snapped down against the back face of the bag to stay out of the way if you want to carry it like a briefcase. Also the bag's upper handles can be snapped together when you want to keep things nice and clean, or I've even used it to stow a jacket or extra layer there if I needed to have it easily at hand. Keep in mind the water repellency of this bag does wear out over time, but you can refresh it with Fjallraven Greenland Wax, or a similar canvas wax. Overall, this is a durable bag that will last for years, and is great for use in commuting to work or school, or non-technical, light day hikes.

              Hi Tyler, I was wondering if you (or anyone reading this) have tried waxing the bag, and if it gave good aesthetic results? I'm curious because it is not made of canvas but rather polyvinyl. I want to wax mine with Sno Seal like I would any other canvas product but don't want to ruin my pack. Thanks for any insight you can offer!

              Hi Jay! I haven't tried waxing the bag yet. I personally have used mink oil or Sno Seal (like you mentioned) and I've gotten good results on other items, however I have yet to re-wax this bag. I know that Fjallraven has their own wax, mainly used on the G-1000 garments, however I think it would work just fine for these bags. Check out this site and see if it's something that you can tackle, http://www.fjallraven.com/guides/product-guides/fabric-care/how-to-wax-your-g-1000-garments

              This bag is 100% authentic, isn't it?

              Why is this in the women's section? Pretty...

              Why is this in the women's section? Pretty sure they're unisex.

              hi, I want to know the size of the backpack...

              hi, I want to know the size of the backpack is classic?