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Fjallraven Abisko Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 7 reviews

We have checked a few reviews and found 11 reasons to buy the Abisko - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

85% of the reviewers give the Fjallraven Abisko a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (71%)
Good (14%)
Average (14%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Fjallraven Abisko:

Reviewers like these things about the Fjallraven Abisko

  • A lot of users find it a simple, light backpack ideal for trekkers, backcountry skiers and travellers who like to move about without too much weight.
  • Many users like how the back panel allows for better air circulation.
  • Others find the hipbelt very useful in providing support.
  • Some users like how the front opening makes packing easier.
  • A number of users laud the presence of side pockets in stretch fabric, big enough for a one-litre thermos.
  • Many hikers love how the compressiojn straps at the sides stabilise the pack when it is not full.
  • Others find the whistle on chest strap and rain cover with reflective print a nice bonus.
  • A lot of users are pleased with the fact that the length of the back is adjustable to fit their body frame.
  • MAny owners agree that it's a sturdy and durable pack.
  • Others enjoy how it velcro open on both sides, while the top is still closed off giving them a duffel bag like access to their gear when they need to.
  • Some reviewers find the hard shell bottom great if they find themselves putting it down on rough/wet surfaces.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users said it does not have enough exterior lash and strap options.
  • Others find the water sleeve too shallow.


Crowdsourced specs across all Fjallraven Abisko models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity45 l (2746 cuin)
Weight iconWeight3.4-5 oz (1.5-2.3 kg)
Length iconLength12-14 in (30-36 cm)
Width12-13 in (30-33 cm)
Height3-32 in (8-81 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Popular Models

Fjallraven Abisko Friluft 45

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57% choose the Fjallraven Abisko Friluft 45

57 %
Colors and combinations:


Fjallraven Abisko 65

43% choose the Fjallraven Abisko 65

43 %

Weight iconWeight4.8 oz (2.2 kg)
Length iconLength14 in (36 cm)
Width13 in (33 cm)
Height30 in (76 cm)

Fjallraven Abisko friluft 45 vs Abisko 65

The two most popular Fjallraven Abisko models are the Abisko friluft 45 and the Abisko 65, so let's compare them:

The Abisko friluft 45

Popularity and Prices

In total, 100% of the people interested in the Fjallraven Abisko bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Abisko friluft 45 which is choosen by 57% (1.3 times as many as the 43% that choose the Abisko 65).

Abisko friluft 45Abisko 65
Most popular

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Fjallraven Abisko features:
  • Raincover included
  • Compression straps
  • Hip belt

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Hydration compatible
  • Waterproof
  • Moisture wicking
  • Hydration bladder
  • Side pockets
  • Insulated
  • Sleeping bag compartment
  • Ice axe/trekking pole loops

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.

Capacity/Weight Levels

The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

4545 l3.5 oz0.08 oz/L

Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Fjallraven Abisko vs the Fjallraven Kajka.

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Fjallraven Abisko vs Fjallraven Kajka

Fjallraven Abisko
Fjallraven Abisko


Based on 7 reviews
Capacity: 45 l
Weight: 3.4-5 oz
Price: $$$

Fjallraven Kajka
Fjallraven Kajka

Based on 54 reviews

Capacity: 55-75 l
Weight: 2-7.8 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Abisko is rated a little bit worse than the Kajka.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 61 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Abisko is 67% smaller than the biggest Kajka (45 L vs 75 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Abisko is 56% lighter than the biggest Kajka (5 oz vs 7.8 oz).

Adjustable torso
Compression straps
Detachable lid
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Load-lifter straps
Lumbar pack lid
Moisture wicking
Raincover included
Side pockets
Sleeping bag compartment
Sternum strap
Ventilated back panel
Water bottle pockets

Both bags are available in these colors:

Only the Abisko is available in these colors:

Only the Kajka is available in these colors:

Bag ID 32351. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 03, 2019