Deuter Aircontact 65+10 Internal Frame Backpack

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Key Features

  • Aircontact back system
  • VariQuick adjustable harness
  • Anatomically shaped aluminum X-Frame suspension
  • Pivoting VariFlex hipbelt with pull forward straps
  • Contoured, padded shoulder straps with 3D Airmesh
  • Height adjustable lid with top and bottom pockets
  • Bottom compartment with internal zippered divider
  • Large U-shaped front panel access
  • Side map/guidebook pocket
  • SOS label
  • Integrated, detachable rain cover
  • Zippered side bellows pockets
  • Hip belt pocket
  • Ice axe and trekking pole attachments
  • Hydration compatible

Specifications

Recommended Use: Multi-Day and Extended Backpacking
Item Weight: 6 lb 0 oz
Dimensions: 33" x 16" x 11"
Type: Internal Frame Backpack
Volume: 3970-4570 cu in
Material: Duratex/330D Micro Rip Pro 6.6
Frame Material: Aluminum
Fits Torso: 16"-21"
Hydration Compatible: Yes
Access: Top Loading w/ Front Access and Lower Sleeping Bag Compartment
Maximum Weight: 65 lbs
Detachable Daypack: No
Sternum Strap: Yes; Adjustable Position
Torso Adjustment: Yes
Other: Rain Cover Included
Warranty: Lifetime

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Product Highlights

With an array of features and a trail-tested German-engineered suspension system, the Deuter Aircontact 65+10 internal frame pack is built for backcountry adventure. A standard capacity of 3970 cubic inches, increasing to 4570 cubic inches with the use of an extendible spindrift collar, equips the Aircontact 65+10 for multi-day hiking trips.

An anatomically shaped X-frame works in tandem with breathable, hollow chamber foam to grant the Aircontact 65+10 load-hauling capability, padded comfort and ventilation. The X-frame offers a balance of rigidity and flexibility that effectively distributes weight. Further enhancing fit, Deuter's Vari-Quick harness system adjusts easily to accommodate torsos ranging from 16"-21" in length. Adjustability in the padded shoulder straps and pivoting Variflex hipbelt aids in both comfort and fit. In addition, a concave molding at the top of the backpanel works in conjunction with the height-adjustable lid to provide a contoured space for head movement, combating the stiff, sore neck often associated with a long day on the trail.

A zippered divider between the Aircontact 65+10's main compartment and lower sleeping bag compartment allows for organization and separation of wet and dry gear. When hauling longer items or in need of access between the two compartments, you can unzip the divider and convert the Aircontact 65+10 to a single, large compartment. The main compartment has top loading access and in addition, a large, U-shaped front zipper enables you to quickly put hands on gear and or clothes without having to dump out the entire contents of the pack. Side bellows pockets offer large storage capacity and even have drinking tube pass-throughs for carrying hydration systems (sold separately). An interior pocket, a zippered lid pocket, elastic side pockets and a small zippered hipbelt pocket provide additional places to store and organize gear. A streamlined front panel pocket is well-suited for stashing maps.

Other special features of the Aircontact 65+10 include ice axe loops, top lid attachment rings, dual front daisy chain attachment systems, an SOS instruction panel and an integrated rain cover for protecting your pack against the elements. A lined hydration sleeve in the main compartment, built-in tube exit points, and a drinking tube clip on the shoulder strap further enhance the backcountry functionality of the Aircontact 65+10.

Colors available: Granite/Emerald, Midnight/Ocean

Deuter part numbers: 33462 42240, 33462 39800

Product Reviews

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Deuter Aircontact 65+10 Internal Frame Backpack

Average customer rating:
Number of reviews: 4

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  • Anonymous Backcountry Edge Customer
    9/6/2013

    Likes: I had a kid pack made by Deuter with the same set up as this pack and I LOVED it. I figured if it was comfortable with constantly moving cargo (my son) it HAD to be comfortable with stationary gear. I was right. The pack feels fantastic and the air flow system really helps. The included rain cover and versatile access points are great too. Great pack for a great price from Backcountry Edge.

    Dislikes: No cons. I guess it's a bit heavy compared to some but the comfort of the pack is worth that extra weight.

  • Rafael G. Rio de Janeiro MD
    8/15/2013

    Likes: At first this could be to big for me, because I'm not very tall, but it fits perfectly. The shouder and hip straps are easy to regulate and make the pack confortable to carry. Also, it's sturdy and very well-made.

    There's a lot of storage space in this pack, and the front zipper makes a great access point.

    Finally, I like that the side pockets are not mesh and there's a good number of straps and rings to carry stuff secured on the outside of the backpack.

    Dislikes: Nothing.

  • Satish M. Laramie WY
    8/12/2013

    Likes: Very durable material, lots of convenient features like the rainfly, separate sleeping bag compartment, very comfortable straps - air contact material is very breathable and comfortable

    Dislikes: A little heavy at about 6 lbs for a backpack this size, wish the top part of the bag could be detached to be used as a day pack or waist pack

  • timothy M. Hillsdale MI
    5/23/2013

    Likes: nice all the way around, form, function and construction. This was given a gift to my teenage son. Best review of all is that he liked it.

    Dislikes: nothing to dislike about it.

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