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Deuter Aircontact Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Jan 2019)

4.47 based on 59 reviews
Deuter Aircontact
96% of the Deuter Aircontact reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (91%)
Good (5%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (3%)

Specs across all Aircontact models
Capacity iconCapacity47.5 l (2899 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.3-6 oz (0.6-2.7 kg)
Length iconLength18-33 in (46-84 cm)
Width9-12 in (23-30 cm)
Height10.5-14 in (27-36 cm)

Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Deuter Aircontact:

Reviewers like these things about the Deuter Aircontact

  • Almost of the reviewers said that the pack is rugged, heavy duty and durable for travelling and trekking.
  • Many said that the bag is well designed and fits their body perfectly for comfortable carry.
  • They mentioned that the straps are highly adjustable to evenly distribute the weigth for easy carrying for longer hours.
  • Trekkers said that the pack has lots of room and helped them carry all extra gears for camping and trekking.
  • They also said that the front zipper are very useful for accessing the compartments easily.
  • A few buyers are happy with the ventilation system of the pack and they said that their travels were not sweaty on their back.
  • A buyer also said that the great number of organizational pockets helped them carry stuffs organized for their trips.
  • Another user was happy to mention the waist belt pocket for emergency items with easy access.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Many of the reviewers complained that the bag is heavy to carry when fully loaded.
  • A few buyers said that their is only one external side pocket for water bottles.
  • Another user said that the pack is not good for rainy weather as it is not fully water resistant.
  • A user also mentioned the pack to be little more expensive compared to others with the same features.

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Deuter Aircontact features:
  • Hydration compatible
  • Raincover included
  • Compression straps
  • Hip belt
  • Ice axe/trekking pole loops
  • Sleeping bag compartment
  • Hydration bladder
  • Lumbar pack lid

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Hip belt pockets
  • Sternum strap
  • Adjustable torso
  • Side pockets
  • Detachable lid

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.

Capacity/Weight Levels

The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

lite47.5 l3.9 oz0.08 oz/L


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The Deuter Aircontact ranks #4 compared with the other Deuter bags.

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vs All Bags

The Deuter Aircontact ranks #97 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags

Deuter Aircontact vs Osprey Aether

If you are looking for an ideal hike backpack, Deuter Aircontact and Osprey Aether will never disappoint you.

You will enjoy the Aircontact's top lid and removable straps for convenience. It also has side compression straps to regulate volume.

Osprey Aether, on the other hand, has a J-zipper that allows you to access things from the top and front side only. It is not rich in pockets, but it is known for its durability.

Osprey Aether 4.72 based on 985 reviews

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Last updated on January 11, 2019