The Deuter ACT Zero50+15 Backpack is an award-winning Deuter backpack that boasts a new, ultralight design for 2011
Great for the experienced backpacker/mountaineer who needs to carry it all, without the added pack weight
This 3950-cubic-inch, 65-liter pack can carry up to 45 pounds, yet weighs only 3 pounds 5 ounces
Hollow-core aluminum stays keep this pack's frame strong and light
Pivoting VariFlex hip belt follows exaggerated movements so you stay in balance
Adjustable VariQuick shoulder harness easily adjusts to any back length and frame size
Deuter Aircontact back system conforms to your back with breathable hollow-chamber foam padding
With your every movement, a pump effect circulates air through the cushions and central air chamber, resulting in 15 percent less sweating than with a standard trekking backpack and a 5 degree Celsius reduction in heat between you and the pack
Contoured shoulder straps and hip fins have 3D-AirMesh lining for added ventilation
Hip belt stabilizer straps increase load control, and pull-forward buckle is easy to fasten even with a full pack
Height-adjustable lid is removable, with a 15-liter resupply extension collar
Side compression and shoulder stabilizer straps
Storage includes a large, compressing front stuff-it pocket, top and bottom lid pockets, interior valuables pocket, mesh side pockets and hip belt pocket
Ice axe and trekking pole loops
Hydration compatible (reservoir not included)
Durable, double-layered base panel
Alpine Emergency SOS guide printed on interior to refresh your memory on aircraft signals and emergency contacts if you're in a bind
"It's the best kind of mutant. Part minimalist fast-packer, part monster hauler, the ACT Zero seemed like the perfect tool no matter what the mission," Outside Magazine Deuter Backpack Review, 2011 Gear of the Year
The Deuter 65 Liter pack keeps you going faster, lighter and longer
Weight: 3 lbs 5 oz, or 1.48 (kg)
Volume: 3950 cubic in, or 65 (L)
Carrying Capacity: 45 (lbs), or 20 (kg)
Frame Material: Hollow-Core Aluminum X-Stays
Dimensions (in): 30 H x 12 W x 9.5 D
Dimensions (cm): 76 H x 30 W x 24 D
Fits Torso Length: 15-21 (in), or 38-53 (cm)
System: Aircontact ACT Zero
Materials: Ripstop 210 denier ultra-tight and hard-wearing nylon with a technical shiny surface with criss-crossed ripstop threads; Duratex Lite 500 denier weave that's durable, tear-proof and robust
Date Posted:2011-04-18 Posted By:Outside Magazine Location: CO United States
Comments: Outside magazine just crowned the Deuter ACT Zero 50+15 its 2011 backpack of the year. Here's what they said:
It's the best kind of mutant. Part minimalist fast-packer, part monster hauler, the ACT Zero seemed like the perfect tool no matter what the mission. Technical peak-bagging day trip? We easily fit in a rope, ice ax, full rack, and extra layers. Multi-day expedition? No problem. The 50-liter rolltop cargo area can expand by 15 liters, and the roomy mesh side and back pockets suck up gear. Even better, the simple yet effective suspension system of removable aluminum stays and padded mesh didn't buckle under almost 60 pounds. But it was the smart details that won us over. Bungee loops for trekking poles, not just axes. A removable lid for ultralight summit dashes. A large air channel on the back and hyper-breathable harness padding. And at this price, the pack's a steal.
Date Posted:2011-09-30 Posted By:Michael Location: Ithaca, NY United States
Comments: I bought this pack for one reason: It fits my back perfectly. I had tried on many other packs that felt alright, but was astonished when I put on the ACT Zero. It rides comfortably even fully loaded. I am 6 ft tall, 180 lbs, and usually wear a medium size pack.
Another draw is the roll top. It's quick and allows you to really compress the size of the pack. I find myself using it whenever I go on day hikes.
The zippered belt pouch is large enough to hold my point-and-shoot.
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