The Deuter Aircontact 65+10 Backpack Review

Deuter Aircontact 65 is a heavy load carrier backpack from Deuter which weighs only 4 lbs , 6 oz. Deuter Aircontact camping backpack is suitable for camping for which heavy gear loads are planned. It is simply supreme if you require getting a lot of things with you in your next outdoor camping. If you are planning an outdoor camping with your kids, you always choose this pack from Deuter. So that you can even take your kids’ load in a single pack.

"Hiking can never go wrong with the Deuter Aircontact Lite 65+10 Backpacking Pack."

If you are looking a quality hiking backpack at an affordable price, Deuter Backpack should be a superior choice.

Deuter is a German-designed backpack manufacturer since 1898 in backpack industry. Deuter started it’s innovative and committed fabrication of backpacks and it upholds that reputation. Since 2012 Deuter moved its headquarter into Gersthofen in the district of Augsburg, in Bavaria, Germany to meet high environmental standards. In 2001 started it USA subsidiary “Deuter USA”. The European Outdoor Conservation Association(EOCA) was organized by Deuter to support the European outdoor industry supporting conservation projects. Deuter is a partner of Fair Wear Foundation(FWF), which support work standard and social status to improve the workplace environment.

Though the size and weight is more, you will not face a difficulty in carrying. This backpack is suitable for hikers and backpackers on long haul trips or travelers opting small journey who need to take a lot of gear with them. One main advantage of this backpacking backpack is that, it is designed to carry a lot of storage by not being bulky. 

This hiking backpack is provided with a storage capacity of 65 pounds, as the name suggests, it comes with an additional 10 liter storage compartment. This additional water storage will provide more space for other camping requirements. Sufficient water storage will give you a confidence in the camping or hiking activity. 

It comes in three attractive colors: AlpineGreen/Forest, Black/Graphite, and Navy/Artic.

The Deuter Aircontact 65 plus 10 Backpack Review

The Deuter Aircontact 65 plus 10 Backpack Review


Though the backpack is large the gear organization and accessibility to the loaded things are awesome. With a U-shaped zipper provided at the front side of the backpack, quick access to the entire pack is a very easy task.

The Aircontact 65+10 is included with features like top lid attachment rings, ice axe loops, side map/guidebook pocket and zippered side pockets. A wet pocket compartment is given to stow wet or sweaty clothes till drying. A 3.0-liter compatible hydration system is provided to drink water without offloading the backpack. Additional straps provided on the shoulder straps provide correct positioning of backpack even with more load. Following are some of the important features of this innovation:-

The Top Lid

It has got a very huge top lid. The height of the top lid is adjustable with the lid pocket. It is a floating lid, if you extend the bag it can cover. SOS-label is provided inside the top lid to provide main procedures during an emergency. A valuable pocket is given inside the top lid to securely store your valuable things.

Aircontact Lite Suspension System

The German-engineered Aircontact suspension system is an awesome suspension designed to carry a heavy load with extra comfort to the backpacker. This technology enables you to haul a heavy load in a light way. The whole load is spread over the wearer’s back body, thus you will not feel the pressure of the load at one point. The breathable padding with special ventilating hollow chamber enables air circulation in each movement. This air circulation reduces sweating comparing to other normal backpacks. The new back panel design enables a wide contact surface which makes it more compact and comfortable while carrying the load.

VariQuick Adjustable System

You have got an easily adjustable shoulder and waist straps to give you a comfortable hiking even with heavy load. The VariQuick adjustable system ensures easy adjustment of shoulder strap to any torso length.

VariFlex Hip Belt

The hip belt used is very thick and extremely wide. The hip belt is made from a soft and firm combination of foam with added strength. This technology distributes the load with comfort on the hips. Hipbelt is provided with a zipped pocket to carry small quick accessible gear. The hip belt move with your movement and the backpack get settle on your back especially while hauling with a heavy load. The pull forward locking function enables it easy to fasten even with more load.

Sleeping Bag Compartment

The sleeping bag compartment is provided at the bottom of the backpack. It is separated from the top compartment. If you want to remove this separation you can remove the separator. When the separator is removed the whole backpack become a single compartment and can carry longer gear. But for easy gear organization separator is a good option.


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    Lots of Pockets
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    Comfortable Suspension
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    A strong load carrier
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    Adjustable shoulder straps
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    Heavily padded


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    No integrated rain cover  
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    Bulky hipbelt

Final Verdict

It is very hard to narrate the complete advantages of Deuter when you plan to move with a lot of supplies during a outdoor camping. An incredible material, flexible supporting suspension system, lavish capacity, multiple access options and a confident construction/fabrication make Deuter Aircontact 65+10 backpack a great backpack for extended outdoor camping or long-haul hiking. 

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