Deuter Aircontact Ultra 35+5 SL Women’s and Aircontact Ultra 40+5

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German engineering has long been celebrated for the road but the Aircontact Ultra shows that it shines on the trail too! This pack checks all of a thru hiker’s boxes coming in at a weight of roughly 2.5 pounds, providing ample (and modular) storage with easy access, and includes a host of other features to maximize efficiency for days on end of hiking. Despite the ultra-lightweight design, the pack’s suspension system doesn’t skimp on padding and has torso length adjustability so you get a more supportive and customizable fit than is often the case on a pack at this weight.

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Price: $240


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