For those on the hunt for summer turns.
Summer ski and snowboard descents often consist of long, multi-day approaches with heavy loads of gear, and the Deuter Women's Rise Tour 40 Plus SL Backpack is well-equipped for these sort of adventures. The pack features Deuter's SL Women's fit system, giving it a slightly shorter length than Deuter's standard backpacks. For support, the Rise Tour features Deuter's Alpine Back system with X-frame stays and a removable framesheet that can be removed and used as a sitting mat. Deuter even integrated its Vari Flex hip fins, which are generously padded and fully mobile, allowing the pack to follow your movements for a more comfortable and natural feel whether you're hiking, climbing, or descending your objective via skis or snowboard.
When it comes to carrying gear, the Rise Tour has a very compartmentalized design with a large front pocket for a shovel, probe, and other snow tools. A separate wet storage compartment that can be used to keep wet and dry gear separate, while top and side access points into the main compartment allow for easy packing and quick access to deeply-buried layers, respectively. Dual ice axe loops keep ice tools secure and a detachable rope fixing strap secures your skinny alpine cord when reaching your line requires a short rappel or glacial travel. Deuter made the front of the pack from a hard-wearing Hyperlon material, allowing crampons to be attached to the front of the pack, without them completely shredding the pack.
- SL Women's fit
- Alpine back system
- X-frame support
- Vari Flex hip fins
- Top and side access
- Height-adjustable lid
- Ripstop nylon fabrics
- Hydration system compatible
- Front shovel and probe pocket
- Ski and snowboard vertical carry straps
- Wet storage pocket
- Removable sitting mat
- Item #DTR003G
- Q & A
Nice features/my torso too long for pack
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
I used this bag for two winter hikes and while the volume, pockets, and straps were great I had to return it. I'm a 5'7 female (19 inch torso) and the bag was way too small for me. The hip belt sat above my hips and by the end of my hikes my shoulders and back were throbbing. If you are a taller female this probably isn't the bag for you.
Love the color
In the item photo on the website (might be my monitor) the pack looks more like a pink and purple, but in person it's a deep purple and a really rich bright cherry red. Super pretty!