I used a Deuter ACT lite on a 50mi BP we did last year & when the internal frame gave out halfway through, I was sad but able to complete the trip. So when it came time to replace, I looked for Deuter again because it really did fit my sway back better than others I tried.I chose this one because of the front access zipper. Many times on the 50 it was frustrating to disconnect the top, flop it over, undo the inside & crawl down inside (I've been at this 3yrs so I do know how to pack). I was thrilled for our first BP of the year last weekend. The back panel fit beautifully & the hip pads are fine. Shoulder straps are thick w/strong padding & were comfortable all around including the dual height load lifters. The fabric is heavy duty & should last years. I only wish the hip belt pocket was larger, more forward, & the zipper reversed. Also, I wish there was two. I swear it could a few less clips.I'll be adding a mesh pocket to the front for quick stuff items too.
DETAILS AND RULESHere are some deets about the Anniversary Sale:
The 20% off sale cannot be combined or compounded with other codes or promotions and it can't be applied to prior purchases
The 20% off is good on in-stock items only
The Anniversary Sale starts on November 17, 2014, and ends on November 29, 2014. November 17th is a day before my birthday, so that makes it almost the best day ever. Patagonia is only on sale until 11/21/2014. Horny Toad and Hydro-photon are on sale until 11/23/2014. Kahtoola, Lowe Alpine, Marker, Marmot, Montrail, Mountain Hardwear, Prana, RAB, and Sea to Summit are on sale until 11/26/2014. Black Diamond is on Sale until 11/28/2014.
Exclusions apply. The sale only applies to select brands, and not all items from those brands are included in the sale.
Offer subject to change without notice due to bad hair days, good hair days, or any other reason whatsoever.
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