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Savotta Paljakka Ahkio


The Paljakka ahkio is designed for recreational/expedition use, built strong to endure the realities of hard use in rough terrain. Capable of transporting far heavier loads than possible in a backpack, ahkios are a valuable tool for extended ski hikes in the arctic winter.

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Product Description

Main features

  • Capacity: approx. 160 l
  • Designed for recreational use
  • Polyethylene runners, can be replaced when worn out
  • Generous cargo snow cover secured with elastic cord
  • Rope carry handles on the ends
  • Two-part steel pulling poles
  • Includes one spare plastic pulling pole
  • Includes belt and harness
  • 5 year material and workmanship warranty
  • Made in Finland

Tech Specs

  • Weight: 8,75 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


Finn-Savotta was founded in 1955 and designs and manufactures high-quality equipment for demanding professional and recreational use in challenging environments. The company specializes in personal load transport equipment and support systems, offering a product range that includes small accessories, backpacks, various sleeping gear, and specialized tents. Its headquarters is located in Karstula, Finland, and its production facility is situated in Tartu, Estonia.

Savotta has maintained a collaborative relationship with the Finnish Defense Forces for over 50 years. The company’s products are available in retail, B2B, and professional markets, serving a diverse customer base that includes outdoor enthusiasts, humanitarian aid organizations, as well as military and law enforcement agencies, both domestically and internationally.