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Karrimor SF Sabre 45 Litre Rucksack - Olive Green


Karrimor SF Sabre 45 Litre Rucksack - Olive Green


Brand: Karrimor
  EAN 5017272489414
Weight: 1800 g         47 reviews
The Karrimor SF Sabre 45 Rucksack is a superb outdoor pack designed for heavy use in demanding conditions. Described as a ‘must have’ in military circles, the Sabre 45 is a reliable and durable load carriage system which has been tried-and-tested by Ray Mears for well over a decade.

The Sabre 45 features a single main compartment with a capacity of 45 litres. Additional storage space can be added by attaching the Karrimor Side Pockets or other PLCE-compatible accessories.

This rucksack utilises a removable F-Format frame, which can be shaped to fit the wearers back. The S-shaped shoulder harness conforms to the user's torso which, along with the hip belt and sternum strap, helps you to maintain your balance while on the move.

A supremely durable 1000 Denier Nylon is used for the vast majority of the pack, offering long-lasting strength. This is then given a silicone/PU elastomer coating for improved tear strength, and finally a DWR finish for better water repellency.

Sewn ventilation channels, a Coolmesh-covered hip belt and lumbar and scapula pads help to wick away perspiration maintaining comfort, thereby increasing your effectiveness over prolonged periods of exertion.

  • Capacity: 45 litres
  • Weight: 1.8 kg
  • Dimensions: 55 x 30 x 24 cm (HxWxD)
  • One main compartment
  • S-shaped shoulder harness
  • Padded waist belt
  • Sternum strap
  • Compression straps
  • Coolmesh back system
  • Main fabric: 1000 Denier Nylon
  • Silicone/PU elastomer coating for improved tear strength and flex resistance
  • Fluorocarbon durable water repellent (DWR) finish
  • Removable F-format internal frame
  • Compatible with PLCE accessories (such as Side Pockets)
  • Shock cord carry system
  • Zipped lid compartment
  • Crampon loops
  • Twin ice axe holders
  • Rot-proof thread
  • Reinforced with bartacks
  • YKK zips
  • Colour: Olive green


  Delivery in 1-2 days within the United Kingdom
  UK Orders placed before 2PM GMT will be dispatched the same working day
  Overseas delivery times will vary depending on the destination

Please note that our offices are closed at weekends, so any orders placed after 2PM GMT on a Friday will not be dispatched until the following Monday.

Orders with a total value over £300.00 will be dispatched free via a next day delivery service within the UK at no extra cost.

Please note that in some instances, orders for heavy items may take an extra day to arrive.

  Overseas deliveries
For overseas deliveries, please refer to the following estimated delivery times:

  • Europe: 3 - 5 working days
  • Rest of the world: 5 - 7 working days


A full refund or exchange will be given provided that the items have not been worn or used, and are returned to us within 30 days of purchase, together with all relative labels and packaging. You are responsible for the cost of returning items.

Please ensure that you include a copy of your invoice, along with an explanation of why you have returned your goods. If you wish to return your goods for any reason, please do so to the following address:

Woodlore Limited
PO Box 3
East Sussex
TN19 7ZE
United Kingdom

Product Reviews

Karrimor SF Sabre 45 Litre Rucksack - Olive Green is rated 5/5 based on 47 customer reviews.

All of our product reviews are from customers with verified purchases.

Overall Rating:


  1 of 47

  Very robust, and high quality. Good fit... I am 5ft 10' and can carry weight on my hips.  

  Richard Charlton
26th March, 2020

Rated: 5/5

  2 of 47

  Honestly, I think this is the best rucksack I have ever purchased. As a 45L backpack, this is a perfect bag - well made, comfortable and easy to access, it makes for a reliable pack for going hiking or even just for day trips. I arguably own too many rucksacks however this instantly became my favorite and I would highly recommend to anyone. If you're at all concerned about 45L not being enough, it's also worth mentioning that you can pair this with the Karrimor SF Sabre Side Pockets - Olive Green on offer which are very easy to attach/remove and allow for you owning just 1 bag for both your long and short treks. A must buy as far as I'm concerned.  

  David Kirby
17th December, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  3 of 47

  Good quality. Arrived the day after ordering. The daysack is a quality product. Zips down the side allow the bag to reduce in size when not full. A large bag when zips open. Would recommend.  

  Ben Chamley
27th September, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  4 of 47

  Top quality item. With me standing at 6 foot 5 inches the rucksack tends to sit relatively high on my back even with shoulder straps fully extended. Im guessing due to the rucksacks military background it is designed this way presumably to accommodate belt kit but is nonetheless very comfortable in use. I'm looking forward to many years of reliable service from this extremely adaptable rucksack. Woodlore service first class as usual. Many thanks.  

5th April, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  5 of 47

  Rock solid piece of kit. Very well made, Should last for years.  

  Norman Frederick Tonkin
3rd April, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  6 of 47

  Great bit of kit. As described. Bought for my fifteen year old son who wil use it for Ten Tors and CCF training. Extremely well designed, great attention to detail and with flexibilty of storage especially when combined with side pouches. I can see why this bag is a forces favourite. Just wish it had been available in my day instead of 59 pattern webbing! Painless ordering procedure with extra fast delivery. Highly recommended.  

  Anthony Mercer
25th March, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  7 of 47

  Excellent robust bit of kit, bought mainly for the versatility the ability to add side pockets gives for load capacity which has worked a treat. lost a star due to lack of tube routing for water bladder, shoulder straps could be longer and better padded.  

  John Douglas
13th March, 2019

Rated: 4/5

  8 of 47

  Just taken my new Karrimor sabre 45 with side pockets and the dry liner set on an 8 day trip in the Cumbrian mountains, the pack is very well designed and constructed,rugged and built to last. Also very happy with the fast prompt service from the people at Woodlore. Many Thanks. (I would have bought a leaf cutter rucksack, but the reason for the Karrimor over the leaf cutter was the lack of external attachment points).  

  Steve Fosberry
13th July, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  9 of 47

  Durable, spacious and comfortable. I Expect to be using for many years to come. Excellent service from the Woodlore team!  

  Angelo Sklinitzis
11th June, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  10 of 47

  Great pack and of very good build quality. If you are looking for a no-nonsense pack that will cope with heavy use this is it. By far the best thing about this pack is that it is slightly tapered out at the bottom allowing you to easily get a sleeping bag in on its side. This is almost always a problem with other packs unless you have a very compact sleeping bag. Another great thing which I hadn't considered was that you can have the side pouches (sold separately) on the pack at all times and use the side compression straps to keep them neatly folded away. This gives you plenty of extra storage to quickly put away a jacket or extra clothing if you are getting too warm on the move. Service from ease of purchase online to quick delivery were great. It was also priced as low as other sites (quite a few were priced higher). All in all great product and service.  

2nd May, 2018

Rated: 5/5

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