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Border ahkio

Regular price €889,90 EUR
Regular price Sale price €889,90 EUR
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The Border ahkio is made for military use, originally designed with the Finnish Border Guard.

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Currently, we deliver products to Finland only.
We are launching deliveries to EU countries later this year.
You can also purchase the product from our resellers, who may ship to other countries.

Main features

  • Capacity: approx. 160 l
  • Designed for military use
  • Generous cargo snow cover secured with elastic cord
  • Six internal tie-down points
  • Webbing carry handles on the sides and ends
  • Reinforced ski pole pushing point at the rear
  • Two-part steel pulling poles
  • Includes one spare steel pulling pole
  • Includes belt and harness
  • 5 year material and workmanship warranty (read more)
  • Made in Finland/Estonia (read more)

Technical specs

  • Weight: 9,5 kg (including all accessories)
  • Dimensions: 141 x 42 x 12/17 cm (L x W x H)
  • Material – ahkio:
    • Body: fiberglass
    • Runners: polyethylene
    • Edge reinforcement: aluminium
    • Pulling poles: steel
    • Cargo cover: 600D polyester, polyurethane coated
  • Material – belt and harness:
    • Main fabric: 600D polyester, polyurethane coated
    • Webbing: 100% polyester
    • Buckles: steel and plastic

Detailed description

A reinforced and more feature packed evolution of the standard Paljakka. Capable of transporting far heavier loads than possible in a backpack, ahkios are a valuable tool for extended operations in the arctic winter.

The pull poles are crossed for good mobility and steerability and attach to the belt using a rope lock. A complete spare steel pulling rod is included, its two parts double up as the stiffeners for the edge of the snow cargo cover.

The Border ahkio is a "military upgrade" over the standard Paljakka model, featuring a number of additional features and an overall stronger build:

  • Slightly thicker fiberglass body for added strength
  • White cargo cover and belt instead of blue
  • Steel pulling rods instead of aluminium
  • A complete spare steel pulling pole
  • Six steel D-rings on the inside for attaching heavy loads, AT mines, machine guns, ammunition etc
  • The carry handles are made of webbing instead of rope
  • There are carry handles on the sides, allowing four people to carry a heavy load comfortably
  • The end of the body features a reinforced point allowing the next skier to push the ahkio forward in difficult terrain
  • The Border ahkio is 2,5 kg heavier than the Paljakka, but this is but a fraction of the weight of the loads this thing is designed to carry
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