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

4.45 based on 63 reviews
Deuter Freerider
96% of the Deuter Freerider reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (78%)
Good (18%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (3%)


Specs across all Freerider models
Capacity iconCapacity24-30 l (1465-1831 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.3-3.55 oz (0.6-1.6 kg)
Length iconLength17-20 in (43-51 cm)
Width9-14 in (23-36 cm)
Height10-14 in (25-36 cm)





Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the Deuter Freerider

  • Many reviewers felt that the Deuter Freerider backpack was comfortable to wear due to its Alpine comfort carry system.
  • Other reviewers praised it pockets which can fit several objects including goggles, shovels, and a lot more.
  • Other reviewers also praised its modern and clean design.
  • Testers thought that its body-hugging soft stripe pads are able to follow the movements of the user.
  • Many reviewers noted the stripe pads keep the load close to the body's center of gravity.
  • A lot of users thought that its ergonomic shoulder straps provide ventilation and additional comfort.
  • Other reviewers noted that the weight of the load is appropriately distributed.
  • Testers have discovered that the pack is sturdy and well-made.
  • Many of those who have tried the pack said that its U-frame provides ample stability and effective load transfer.
  • Many users thought that it was easy to carry around.
  • Versatile and ergonomic, users recommend the pack to be used for alpine skiing, ski touring, and snowboarding.
  • Other users found that there were attachment points for ice axes and hiking poles.
  • Some users also found out that the bag has attachment points for snowboard or snowshoes.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer did not like the new designs of the backpack.
  • Another reviewer thought that the backpack is not waterproof.



Popular Models


Deuter Freerider 26

73% choose the Deuter Freerider 26

Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue
Green
Red


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity26 l (1587 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.3 oz (1 kg)
Length iconLength20 in (51 cm)
Width9 in (23 cm)
Height10 in (25 cm)


Deuter Freerider Pro 28

27% choose the Deuter Freerider Pro 28

Colors and combinations:

Black
Grey
Purple
White


Specs
Weight iconWeight2.5 oz (1.1 kg)
Length iconLength20 in (51 cm)
Width10 in (25 cm)
Height10.5 in (27 cm)




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Deuter Freerider features:
  • Hydration compatible
  • Ski carry
  • Compression straps
  • Snowboard carry
  • Sunglasses pocket
  • Hip belt
  • Carry-on size

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Sternum strap
  • Water bottle pockets
  • Load-lifter straps

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


Packing Guide


See how much a traveller, an athlete and an outdoorsy person can pack in the different Deuter Freerider models (the most popular choice is the Freerider 26).




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
24 sl24 l1.3 oz0.05 oz/L
lite 2525 l2 oz0.08 oz/L
2626 l2.3 oz0.09 oz/L
3030 l3.55 oz0.12 oz/L


Deuter Freerider
Average for 17,986+ different bags




Rankings


vs Deuter Bags

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

Top 20% Deuter bag

3Deuter Aircontact
4.47
Deuter Aircontact
4Deuter Freerider
4.45
Deuter Freerider
5Deuter Speed Lite
4.36
Deuter Speed Lite
6Deuter Groeden
4.35
Deuter Groeden
7Deuter Climber
4.34
Deuter Climber

vs All Bags

The Deuter Freerider ranks #114 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 10% bag

112Ultimate Direction Fastpack
4.45
Ultimate Direction Fastpack
113Deuter Freerider
4.45
Deuter Freerider
114Camelbak Marathoner
4.45
Camelbak Marathoner
115Skip Hop Zoo
4.45
Skip Hop Zoo
116American Tourister Star Wars
4.45
American Tourister Star Wars



Selected Reviews


Black Sheep Adventure Sports people

Black Sheep Adventure Sports

A fully featured ski/snowboard/snowshoe pack that fits a ton of gear despite the modest advertised size. A great option for ski mountaineering, touring and short ski traverses.

Posted 15 February 2018 by Monte Johnston - Read full review


Backcountry Skiing Canada

I think that this would be a great pack for a snowboarder under 6’ that is doing mostly slack country and/or side country riding.

Posted 5 May 2011 by Curtis - Read full review

Bag ID 31324. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Last updated on January 11, 2019

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