Deuter Blog USA

Kids Are Climbing The Walls!

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Deuter ambassadors Rachel and Zak Farmer and their daughter Ellie stepped into the limelight recently, snagging a guest appearance spot on The Ellen Degeneres Show.   Ellie started climbing when she was 8-months old and she put on a display on the climbing wall in front of Ellen and her studio audience.    (See if you can spot the Deuter Kikki)  

Deuter Goes Old School Cool With a Fun New Backpack

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Held each summer in Salt Lake City, Outdoor Retailer Summer Market is North America’s largest summer lifestyle and sports industry trade show, bringing retailers and media together with more than 1,000 brands in the active outdoor lifestyle business. Needless to say, there was more than one backpack brand there … but none of them had as much fun as we did.   Deuter, of course, attends OR. We’ve been quiet, reserved neighbors to other booths over the past few summers, each year showing off new packs in our quiet and reserved (or…read more

Mountain Rescue: Saving a Dog with Deuter Packs

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Joan Maguire is the winning guest contributor for July. After assisting in the daunting rescue of an injured, 70-pound trail dog and writing in to tell us about it, she’s the proud new owner of an AC Aera 22 SL. I wanted to tell you about an adventure that we had yesterday while hiking Wasootch Ridge, Alberta, Canada, that illustrates how amazingly strong your backpacks are! I was hiking with three friends — Denise Hartley, Laura Coggles and Venetia Whiting — and we were on our way back down when we…read more

Tips and Tricks: keep it clean folks!

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The change of seasons is a great time to consider the maintenance needs of your gear, especially before storing it away for a time. Cleaning your hydration system isn’t often a priority post ride, or when you’re rushing to the trailhead, but take some time as you shift your active gear over from fall to winter to make sure it is clean, dry and in good condition. Here is our recommendation for how to clean and maintain the Deuter Streamer hydration system. To open the Streamer – (1) Remove the…read more

Tips and Tricks: Safely Lifting Your Pack

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Though it’s easy to think you can handle swinging that 70-pound pack up onto your shoulders in a “sack of potatoes” motion, it’s also easy to strain your back doing this. It’s best to take some precautions so you don’t end up flat on your back, missing an entire day in the backcountry. There are a number of safe approaches to loading your backpack. Regardless of which you choose, keep in mind the fundamentals of lifting: knees bent, back straight, and a willingness to ask for help. First Technique The…read more