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Deuter Guide Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

3.55
based on 25 reviews


We have checked tens of reviews and found 7 reasons to buy the Guide - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


75% of the reviewers give the Deuter Guide a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (64%)
Good (11%)
Average (0%)
Poor (5%)
Bad (17%)





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.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Deuter Guide models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity45 l (2746 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.35-3.9 oz (0.6-1.8 kg)
Length iconLength27-29 in (69-74 cm)
Width10-12 in (25-30 cm)
Height7-9 in (18-23 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Hiking
Cycling
Travel
School
Backpacking
Sport



Popular Models


Deuter Guide 35

34% choose the Deuter Guide 35

34 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue


Specs
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+

34 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue
Grey
Red


Specs
Weight iconWeight3.4 oz (1.5 kg)
Length iconLength28 in (71 cm)
Width11.5 in (29 cm)
Height9 in (23 cm)


Deuter Guide 45

31% choose the Deuter Guide 45

31 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue
Grey
Red


Specs
Weight iconWeight3.9 oz (1.8 kg)
Length iconLength29 in (74 cm)
Width12 in (30 cm)
Height9 in (23 cm)




Deuter Guide 35 vs Guide 35+


The two most popular Deuter Guide models are the Guide 35 and the Guide 35+, so let's compare them:

Popularity and Prices

The same amount of people are interested in both models. 34% of the people interested in the Deuter Guide choose the Guide 35 and 34 choose the Guide 35+.

Weight and dimensions

The weight of both bags is the same. Both bags weight 3.4 oz.

If we look at dimensions, both the Guide 35 and the Guide 35+ has the same length (28 in). It's 2 in (5 cm) wider (10 vs. 12 in), while the height of the Guide 35 is 2 in (5 cm) less than the height of the Guide 35+ (7 vs. 9 in).

Features and Colors

Both models are available in black and blue. Only the Guide 35+ is available in grey and red.




Feature Summary


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

ModelCapacityWeightLevel
sl45 l3.3 oz0.07 oz/L



Rankings


vs Deuter Bags

The Deuter Guide ranks #31 compared with the other Deuter bags.

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3.71
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30Deuter Groden
3.69
Deuter Groden
31Deuter Guide
3.55
Deuter Guide
32Deuter Stepout
3.52
Deuter Stepout
1Deuter Walker
4.80
Deuter Walker

vs All Bags

The Deuter Guide ranks #2349 compared with all the bags we have checked.

2347American Tourister Technum
3.56
American Tourister Technum
2348Deuter Guide
3.55
Deuter Guide
2349Ultraspire Astral
3.55
Ultraspire Astral
2350Cotopaxi Inca
3.55
Cotopaxi Inca
2351Ultimate Direction Meow
3.55
Ultimate Direction Meow



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Deuter Guide vs 3 other, similar bags.

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Deuter Guide vs Deuter Aircontact


Deuter Guide
Deuter Guide

3.55

Based on 25 reviews
Capacity: 45 l
Weight: 1.35-3.9 oz
Price: $$


Deuter Aircontact
Deuter Aircontact

4.48
BEST
Based on 82 reviews

Capacity: 50-65 l
Weight: 2.5-6.8 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Guide is rated much worse than the Aircontact.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 107 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Guide is 44% smaller than the biggest Aircontact (45 L vs 65 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Guide is 74% lighter than the biggest Aircontact (3.9 oz vs 6.8 oz).

FeatureGuideAircontact
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 Guide is available in these colors:
Red

Only the Aircontact is available in these colors:
Brown




Deuter Guide vs Deuter Futura


Deuter Guide
Deuter Guide

3.55

Based on 25 reviews
Capacity: 45 l
Weight: 1.35-3.9 oz
Price: $$


Deuter Futura
Deuter Futura

4.61
BEST
Based on 178 reviews

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

  • The Guide is rated quite a lot worse than the Futura.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 203 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Guide is 11% smaller than the biggest Futura (45 L vs 50 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Guide is 28% lighter than the biggest Futura (3.9 oz vs 5 oz).

FeatureGuideFutura
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
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
Grey
Red

Only the Futura is available in these colors:
Green
Brown




Deuter Guide vs Mammut Trion


Deuter Guide
Deuter Guide

3.55

Based on 25 reviews
Capacity: 45 l
Weight: 1.35-3.9 oz
Price: $$


Mammut Trion
Mammut Trion

4.50
BEST
Based on 29 reviews

Capacity: 22-38 l
Weight: 1.1-3.5 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Guide is rated a lot worse than the Trion.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 54 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Guide is 18% bigger than the biggest Trion (45 L vs 38 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Guide is 11% heavier than the biggest Trion (3.9 oz vs 3.5 oz).

FeatureGuideTrion
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Hip belt
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Raincover included
Reflective
Roll top
Sleeping bag compartment
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh
Ultralight
Waterproof

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

Only the Trion is available in these colors:
Orange
Green







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 May 12, 2019