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The Deuter Pace 28 SL women's pack is built for those who go fast and light on alpine tours, races and bluebird days where minimalist gear and maximum comfort is needed.
If the name of the Deuter Pace 28 SL Women's Backpack hasn't already given away what this pack's all about, let us make it absolutely clear: speed. Weighing under two pounds, the Pace uses Deuter's Lite Back System (a padded Air Mesh back panel, removable waist belt, and removable sternum strap), along with a flexible, removable Delrin U-frame, to provide plenty of support for up to 20lbs of gear, without adding any unnecessary weight. It's also tailored specifically for women, with Deuter's wider-hipped, narrower-shouldered SL Fit System. All this light-and-speedy tech belies the fact that the Pace is seriously equipped to carry everything you need for a day of hiking, ski mountaineering, or light alpine climbing. There are more pockets than you can shake a ski pole at, including side stretch mesh sleeves, a front drop-in skin and glove pocket, a helmet holder, and a wet-gear compartment, along with a hydration sleeve that holds a three-liter bladder to keep you running smoothly. It has ski and snowboard carry options, ice-axe and trekking-pole loops, and side compression straps to lash down gear or secure smaller, lighter loads with ease. There's even a an attachment point for a safety light and an internal SOS instruction label. Not that you'd ever need it.
The Deuter Pace 28 SL is Deuter Backpacks' answer to your call for light, fast and capacity. Specifically adapted to a woman's body, the Deuter Pace 28 SL backpack is a minimal approach to ski tours and alpine sports with a comfortable, close to the body carry. Built women's specific for fast ski touring, long alpine routes and even adventure racing, this pack has ample room for your gear yet won't weigh you down as it's under 2 pounds. SL fit offers comfort for smaller framed users, with narrow shoulder straps, a shorter torso, softer edges and a conical hip belt. Close-fitting padded back has comfortable, breathable 3D-AirMesh. Tensioned Delrin U-frame is flexible, lightweight and removable for weight reduction or folding to make even more compact in transport. Lightweight anatomically shaped hip belts and airy mesh shoulder straps fit secure and keep you cool. Versatile compression straps can attach skis, ice axes or poles or simply make the pack ultra-compact. Large front stuff-it pocket for gloves, skins, helmet, etc. Large lid pocket and under-lid valuables pocket. Interior hydration/wet laundry pocket. Gear loop and pocket on the hip belt, and ice axe loop on the main pack. Reinforced base for durability. 3M reflectors at front and back and Safety Blink loop for added safety at dawn, dusk and night. 3 liter hydration compatible (reservoir not included). Alpine Emergency SOS guide printed on interior to refresh your memory on aircraft signals and emergency contacts if you're in a bind. The Deuter Pace is poised to keep up with your light and fast adventures, in any season. Capacity: 1700 cubic in. Weight: 1 lb 14 oz. Dimensions (in): 22 H x 11 W x 8.5 D. Torso: 16-20 in. System: Ultralight. Hydration compatible. Materials: Hexlite 210/Ripstop 210, lightweight nylon with a 210 denier rating, and a hard-wearing, lightweight and extremely robust 210 denier nylon recognizable by its very technical, shiny surface incorporating criss-crossed ripstop threads. Available Color(s): Black/Mint, Petrol/Magenta
- Tahoe Mountain Sports
Features of the Deuter Pace 28 SL Pack Lite Back System Large Front Stuff-it pocket Vertical ski, SnowBoard and Snowshoe carry system Stretch Woven Side Pockets Adjustable Ice Axe Loops Wrap around compression straps 1 Zippered Mesh Pocket on Hip Fin Lid Pocket with Central Zip, Valuable Pocket and SOS labeling Hydration Compatible Fits torso length 15 - 19 in.
Deuter Snow Gear Pace 28 SL Pack 330021572040. The compact women's rucksack is geared towards adventure races alpine sports climbing and day ski-tours. Lightweight anatomically shaped hip fins and airy mesh shoulder straps provide a secure compact fit.