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

4.33 based on 17 reviews
Deuter Guide
90% of the Deuter Guide reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (72%)
Good (18%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (9%)

Specs across all Guide models
Capacity iconCapacity45 l (2746 cuin)
Weight iconWeight3.3-3.8 oz (1.5-1.7 kg)
Length iconLength27-29 in (69-74 cm)
Width10-11 in (25-28 cm)
Height7-9 in (18-23 cm)

Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Deuter Guide

  • Many users hailed the slim and lightweight design of the Deuter Guide backpack.
  • A lot of reviewers found the pack comfortable due to its back system.
  • Several reviewers recommended the backpack for users who are into alpine climbing, ski mountaineering, and backcountry skiing.
  • Users liked that they were able to move freely without much constraint due to its Vari Flex System.
  • Others users remarked its stability and versatility brought about by its removable waist belt and sternum strap.
  • Users thought that the design provides enough space where you can place your gears, especially ropes and heavy tools, without feeling heavy and bulky.
  • A lot of users who tried the backpack were surprised to find that it is equipped with a removable foam mat which provided them with a comfortable place to sit when they got tired.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user thought that the backpack is designed for taller persons. Hence it did not fit well for users with shorter statures like him.
  • Another user said that the shoulder straps of the backpack slip all the time.

Popular Models

Deuter Guide 35

34% choose the Deuter Guide 35

Colors and combinations:


Weight iconWeight3.4 oz (1.5 kg)
Length iconLength28 in (71 cm)
Width10 in (25 cm)
Height7 in (18 cm)

Deuter Guide 35+

34% choose the Deuter Guide 35+

Colors and combinations:


Deuter Guide 45

31% choose the Deuter Guide 45

Colors and combinations:


Weight iconWeight3.8 oz (1.7 kg)
Length iconLength29 in (74 cm)
Width11 in (28 cm)
Height9 in (23 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Deuter Guide features:
  • Hydration compatible
  • Hydration bladder
  • Carry-on size
  • Compression straps
  • Hip belt
  • Sternum strap
  • Sleeping bag compartment

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.

sl45 l3.3 oz0.07 oz/L


vs Deuter Bags

The Deuter Guide ranks #9 compared with the other Deuter bags.

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vs All Bags

The Deuter Guide ranks #239 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Selected Reviews

Backcountry Skiing Canada

This is a great all-mountain/all-season pack offering diverse features without the added weight. It is super comfortable thanks to the back and shoulder strap padding.

Posted 6 January 2012 by Brad - Read full review

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Last updated on January 11, 2019