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  • Sturdy, ultra-tight weave ripstop nylon and polyester fabric features a polyurethane coating for durability and weather readiness
  • Deuter Airstripes back system features mesh-lined, padded straps that promote maximum airflow with minimal back contact
  • Includes BPA-free Streamer Hydration 100 fl. oz. reservoir with drink tube for on-the-go hydration
  • Main compartment has room for the 10 Essentials and extra clothing layers; 2 side mesh pockets are roomy enough for water bottles and snacks
  • Front zip pocket stores often-accessed gear such as headlamp, first-aid kit, sunscreen, multi-tools and much more
  • Bottom compartment features a zippered divider, ideal for separating wet gear from dry gear
  • Raincover can deploy at a moment's notice to help keep your gear dry; when not in use, it stows away in bottom zippered pocket
  • Side compression straps cinch down your load, or can store your protective pads
  • Mesh helmet holder deploys easily from the front of the Deuter Compact EXP 12 hydration pack
  • Reflective loop lets you easily attach a safety light (sold separately) to keep you visible


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Best Use Mountain Biking
Frame Type Internal
Gear Capacity (L) 12 liter
Gear Capacity (cu. in.) 730 cubic inches
Weight 2 lbs. 2 oz.
Fits Torso 17 - 21 inches
Fits Waist/Hips 28 - 40 inches
Material(s) Polyurethane-coated ripstop nylon/polyester
Frame Material Steel
Number of Exterior Pockets 5 + main compartment
Hipbelt Yes
Bite Valve Shut-Off Switch Yes
Quick Disconnect Tubing Yes
Wide-Mouth Opening Yes
Dimensions 19 x 9.4 x 7.1 inches
Gender Unisex
Liquid Capacity (fl. oz.) 100 fluid ounces
Weight - Metric 0.96 kilogram
Liquid Capacity (L) 3 liter