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Deuter ACT Lite 40 + 10 Pack


    Deuter ACT Lite 40 + 10 Pack

    The lightweight Deuter ACT Lite 40 + 10 pack features a light-and-fast design that will keep you cool on overnight and weekend trekking adventures.

    • $169.00

    Item # 809212

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    • Variquick harness adjustment system lets you dial in the best fit quickly and easily
    • Contoured, padded shoulder straps feature 3D air mesh lining for breathability and stabilizer straps for ideal positioning of pack
    • Bi-laminate foam hipbelt uses a soft interior foam for comfort and a stiff outer foam for weight transfer and lateral movement control
    • Deuter Aircontact Lite suspension features a special hollow foam which creates a pump effect, forcing warm air out and drawing cool air in
    • Hollow-core aluminum X-frame offers torsional rigidity, flexibility for body movement and effective weight transfer
    • Top- and front-loading main compartment offers space for your overnight gear; 2 side stretch-mesh pockets store your water bottles and snacks
    • Lid has 2 pockets for quick access to gear such as map, headlamp, first aid kit, sunscreen and multi-tool
    • Hydration-compatible design features reservoir pocket and drink tube exit port for on-the-go hydration (reservoir sold separately)
    • Bottom compartment lets you stuff your sleeping bag or other light, bulky items directly into the pack; shares a zippered separator with the main bag
    • Side compression straps let you cinch down loads for jostle-free carrying
    • The Deuter ACT Lite 40 + 10 pack features dual ice axe loops and front elastic cord that are ideal for securing gear to the front of the pack

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    Deuter ACT Lite 40 + 10 Pack Specs
    Best use
    Lightweight backpack
    40 liter
    2,440 cubic inches
    3 lbs. 6 oz.
    1.5 kilograms
    14 - 19.5 inches
    22 - 46 inches
    Ripstop nylon
    Top / Panel
    5 + main compartment
    Frame type
    Backpack style
    Gear capacity (L)
    Gear capacity (cu. in.)
    Weight - metric
    Adjustable torso
    Fits torso
    Fits waist/hips
    Frame material
    Number of stays
    Suspended mesh back panel
    Pack loading
    Pack access
    Number of exterior pockets
    Sleeping bag compartment
    Raincover included

    Deuter ACT Lite 40 + 10 Pack

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    Rated 4.5238/5 based on 21 reviews
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromSo far so good... I wanted to replace my tried and true (used and abused) REI ultralight unisex pack (1st gen.). I am not a minimalist freak and enjoy some creature comforts, but I don't believe packs need to be heavy nor large to accomplish this. I initially tried a women's specific Osprey - another brand I have used for years - but the shoulder straps rubbed my collarbone raw :( Never experienced that before, especially with a relatively light load. I seem to be between sizes and could not get it to fit correctly. Same with the women's REI UL pack:( I am about 5'5" 135 pounds (fairly average athletic build). So I ended up with this Deuter because it is one fully adjustable size. Even so, I am almost at the lower end of torso adjustment. Wonder what the "petite" women use - kid's packs?? Anyway, after two trips with it I am satisfied with the comfort of this pack. I did miles of heinous bushwhacking and it moved well with me as I clambered, jumped, waded, and tore through thick brush and trees. It also seems to be quite durable - as it ought to, considering how much it weighs. The top expandable lid also works well. The pack keeps a narrow profile, although I much prefer the outer attachments and posterior pockets of other brands. But you can easily fit a Nalgene+ in the side pockets. It does not cinch down very well as a smaller daypack. The extra wide hip belt pads are very comfortable and do not chafe. I did make use of the separate sleeping bag compartment, though I am not sure how much I like/need it. I do not recommend this pack for heavy loads (~40+ lbs). And I love the color!
    Date published: 2012-09-27
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromLight and extendable Been in 3hrs trainings with this pack for a 500miles Camino de Santiago. It took a couple times to get used to the pack. It is slim at the waist and hard to get things in neatly. Good hip pockets; a little small but good for quick access to things that fit. zippers sticky at first but after 3 time out, it began to loosen up. Ah, US version does not come with fly cover :( Overall very happy with pack.
    Date published: 2012-06-20
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromJust right for one night! First backpack experience went well with the Deuter ACTlite 40+10. It was a tight squeeze but once I figured out how to pack all my gear, the pack performed as I hoped. There is enough adjustments on this pack to adapt to different body types. The hydration sleeve is quite tight for the bladder (not included). As long as you suck all the air out of the bladder you can work it into the sleeve. This was perfect for a one nighter.
    Date published: 2014-07-09
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromBetter than competition I love this pack. After properly fitting the pack to my body, I was in complete comfort. We are not avid or professional hikers but when called upon the Dueter Aircontact performs flawlessly for our needs. I am 5'9" with wide shoulders and carrying more weight than I should, so finding a pack to fit me comfortably was difficult. What I found was the Deuter Aircontact fit MUCH, MUCH better than comparable Osprey or Gregory products. No matter how much I wanted to buy an Osprey or Gregory, I could not get the shoulders or the waist belt to fit properly. The Deuter fit like a glove from day one. Because of our happiness with the Aircontact we have since added a Futura 30 to the family and will probably add another womens specific Deuter soon.
    Date published: 2010-08-01
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromGreat value I have lower back problems, and this pack had excellent weight distribution that allowed me to hike all day without any issues.
    Date published: 2011-04-04
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromAwesome pack Adjustable fit makes it easy to share with other hikers or adjust comfort while hiking. Quality of the materials and finish is great. The top is adjustable which allows for the 10L expanded capacity. It includes a water bladder which is a plus. The bladder is a fold top type which makes it easier to clean and air out. I use an Osprey Aether 70 for longer trips, the Deuter 40+10 is very similar except for the cooling system. This pack can be cinched up when less gear is loaded. I typically carry 18lbs. of gear not including water, fuel, and food. Great pack for a 3 day weekend.
    Date published: 2011-05-03
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromLightweight and comfortable I am very happy with this backpack. I spent about an hour at the store trying all of them on and this one was by far the best for that great price. With proper adjustment (i recommend going to the store for that or doing some research online- proper adjustment does wonders!) I could barely feel the 35 pounds I was carrying! The red is a great color too.
    Date published: 2011-10-22
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromDay or Extended! You don't just have to use it for extended trips. Comfortable on day hikes. Love the ability to adjust back height. I like to lend out my equipment to get others to come along later:)
    Date published: 2011-12-17

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