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Deuter Aircontact Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

4.47
based on 79 reviews


We have checked tens of reviews and found 8 reasons to buy the Aircontact - and 4 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


97% of the reviewers give the Deuter Aircontact a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (92%)
Good (5%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (2%)



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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.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Deuter Aircontact models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity50-65 l (3051-3967 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.5-6.8 oz (1.1-3.1 kg)
Length iconLength31.5-35 in (80-89 cm)
Width11-14 in (28-36 cm)
Height9-11 in (23-28 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Hiking
Backpacking
Travel
Sport
Cycling
School



Feature Summary


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

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Sleeping bag compartment
  • Hip belt pockets
  • Lumbar pack lid
  • Adjustable torso
  • Sternum strap
  • 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.

ModelCapacityWeightLevel
SL50 l5.35 oz0.11 oz/L
6565 l2.5 oz0.04 oz/L
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Deuter Aircontact
Average for 22,435+ different bags




Rankings


vs Deuter Bags

The Deuter Aircontact ranks #5 compared with the other Deuter bags.

Top 20% Deuter bag

3Deuter Pace
4.51
Deuter Pace
4Deuter ACT
4.50
Deuter ACT
5Deuter Aircontact
4.47
Deuter Aircontact
6Deuter Freerider
4.40
Deuter Freerider
7Deuter Fox
4.39
Deuter Fox

vs All Bags

The Deuter Aircontact ranks #130 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 5% bag

128Osprey Aura
4.47
Osprey Aura
129Deuter Aircontact
4.47
Deuter Aircontact
130Osprey Skarab
4.47
Osprey Skarab
131Ortlieb Back Roller
4.47
Ortlieb Back Roller
132Vaude Asymmetric
4.47
Vaude Asymmetric



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Deuter Aircontact vs 8 other, similar bags.

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Deuter Aircontact vs Deuter ACT


Deuter Aircontact
Deuter Aircontact

4.47

Based on 79 reviews
Capacity: 50-65 l
Weight: 2.5-6.8 oz
Price: $$$


Deuter ACT
Deuter ACT

4.50
BEST
Based on 592 reviews

Capacity: 28-65 l
Weight: 2.2-4.3 oz
Price: $$

  • The Aircontact is rated about the same as the ACT.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 671 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Aircontact is the same size as the biggest ACT (both 65 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Aircontact is 58% heavier than the biggest ACT (6.8 oz vs 4.3 oz).

FeatureAircontactACT
Adjustable torso
Compression straps
Detachable lid
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Lumbar pack lid
Raincover included
Roll top
Side pockets
Sleeping bag compartment
Sternum strap
Ultralight
Ventilated back panel
Water bottle pockets

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue
Black

Only the Aircontact is available in these colors:
Brown
Grey




Deuter Aircontact vs Deuter Futura


Deuter Aircontact
Deuter Aircontact

4.47

Based on 79 reviews
Capacity: 50-65 l
Weight: 2.5-6.8 oz
Price: $$$


Deuter Futura
Deuter Futura

4.62
BEST
Based on 172 reviews

Capacity: 26-50 l
Weight: 2.35-5 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Aircontact is rated a little bit worse than the Futura.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 251 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Aircontact is 30% bigger than the biggest Futura (65 L vs 50 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Aircontact is 36% heavier than the biggest Futura (6.8 oz vs 5 oz).

FeatureAircontactFutura
Adjustable torso
Compression straps
Detachable lid
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Load-lifter straps
Lumbar pack lid
Raincover included
Reflective
Seam taped
Side pockets
Sleeping bag compartment
Sternum strap
Ultralight
Ventilated back panel
Water bottle pockets
Waterproof

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue
Black
Brown
Grey

Only the Futura is available in these colors:
Green
Red




Deuter Aircontact vs Deuter Guide


Deuter Aircontact
Deuter Aircontact

4.47
BEST
Based on 79 reviews
Capacity: 50-65 l
Weight: 2.5-6.8 oz
Price: $$$


Deuter Guide
Deuter Guide

3.52

Based on 24 reviews

Capacity: 45 l
Weight: 1.35-3.9 oz
Price: $$

  • The Aircontact is rated much better than the Guide.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 103 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Aircontact is 44% bigger than the biggest Guide (65 L vs 45 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Aircontact is 74% heavier than the biggest Guide (6.8 oz vs 3.9 oz).

FeatureAircontactGuide
Adjustable torso
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Detachable lid
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Lumbar pack lid
Raincover included
Side pockets
Sleeping bag compartment
Sternum strap

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue
Black
Grey

Only the Aircontact is available in these colors:
Brown

Only the Guide is available in these colors:
Red




Deuter Aircontact vs Deuter Quantum


Deuter Aircontact
Deuter Aircontact

4.47
BEST
Based on 79 reviews
Capacity: 50-65 l
Weight: 2.5-6.8 oz
Price: $$$


Deuter Quantum
Deuter Quantum

3.97

Based on 27 reviews

Capacity: 60 l
Weight: 6.2-6.45 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Aircontact is rated somewhat better than the Quantum.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 106 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Aircontact is 8% bigger than the biggest Quantum (65 L vs 60 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Aircontact is 5% heavier than the biggest Quantum (6.8 oz vs 6.45 oz).

FeatureAircontactQuantum
Adjustable torso
Compression straps
Detachable lid
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Lumbar pack lid
Raincover included
Side pockets
Sleeping bag compartment
Sternum strap

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue
Black
Grey

Only the Aircontact is available in these colors:
Brown




Deuter Aircontact vs Deuter Traveller


Deuter Aircontact
Deuter Aircontact

4.47
BEST
Based on 79 reviews
Capacity: 50-65 l
Weight: 2.5-6.8 oz
Price: $$$


Deuter Traveller
Deuter Traveller

4.05

Based on 8 reviews

Capacity: 60 l
Weight: 6.5 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Aircontact is rated slightly better than the Traveller.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 87 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Aircontact is 8% bigger than the biggest Traveller (65 L vs 60 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Aircontact is 5% heavier than the biggest Traveller (6.8 oz vs 6.5 oz).

FeatureAircontactTraveller
Adjustable torso
Compression straps
Detachable lid
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Lumbar pack lid
Raincover included
Removable daypack
Side pockets
Sleeping bag compartment
Sternum strap

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black

Only the Aircontact is available in these colors:
Blue
Brown
Grey




Deuter Aircontact vs Gregory Baltoro


Deuter Aircontact
Deuter Aircontact

4.47

Based on 79 reviews
Capacity: 50-65 l
Weight: 2.5-6.8 oz
Price: $$$


Gregory Baltoro
Gregory Baltoro

4.61
BEST
Based on 1,338 reviews

Capacity: 65-95 l
Weight: 1.5-5.4 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Aircontact is rated a little bit worse than the Baltoro.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,417 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Aircontact is 46% smaller than the biggest Baltoro (65 L vs 95 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Aircontact is 26% heavier than the biggest Baltoro (6.8 oz vs 5.4 oz).

FeatureAircontactBaltoro
Adjustable torso
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Detachable lid
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Load-lifter straps
Lumbar pack lid
Organizer panel
Raincover included
Removable daypack
Side pockets
Sleeping bag compartment
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh
Ventilated back panel
Water bottle pockets

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue
Black
Grey

Only the Aircontact is available in these colors:
Brown

Only the Baltoro is available in these colors:
Red
Green




Deuter Aircontact vs Osprey Aether


Deuter Aircontact
Deuter Aircontact

4.47

Based on 79 reviews
Capacity: 50-65 l
Weight: 2.5-6.8 oz
Price: $$$


Osprey Aether
Osprey Aether

4.66
BEST
Based on 1,124 reviews

Capacity: 60-85 l
Weight: 4.4-5.3 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Aircontact is rated a little bit worse than the Aether.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,203 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Aircontact is 31% smaller than the biggest Aether (65 L vs 85 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Aircontact is 28% heavier than the biggest Aether (6.8 oz vs 5.3 oz).

FeatureAircontactAether
Adjustable torso
Compression straps
Detachable lid
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Load-lifter straps
Lumbar pack lid
Raincover included
Side pockets
Sleeping bag compartment
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue
Grey

Only the Aircontact is available in these colors:
Black
Brown

Only the Aether is available in these colors:
Green
Orange
Red

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.


Deuter Aircontact vs Osprey Atmos


Deuter Aircontact
Deuter Aircontact

4.47

Based on 79 reviews
Capacity: 50-65 l
Weight: 2.5-6.8 oz
Price: $$$


Osprey Atmos
Osprey Atmos

4.73
BEST
Based on 2,649 reviews

Capacity: 50-65 l
Weight: 4.4 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Aircontact is rated a bit worse than the Atmos.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 2,728 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Aircontact is the same size as the biggest Atmos (both 65 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Aircontact is 55% heavier than the biggest Atmos (6.8 oz vs 4.4 oz).

FeatureAircontactAtmos
Adjustable torso
Compression straps
Detachable lid
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Load-lifter straps
Lumbar pack lid
Raincover included
Side pockets
Sleeping bag compartment
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh
Ventilated back panel
Waterproof
Zippered top

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue
Grey

Only the Aircontact is available in these colors:
Black
Brown

Only the Atmos is available in these colors:
Red
Green





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Last updated on July 03, 2019