Deuter Compact EXP 12  Spring 2018 colorway
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Awards  Editors' Choice Award  Top Pick Award Best Buy Award 
Price $135.00 at Backcountry
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$150 List$129.95 at Amazon
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$129.95 at Amazon$69.95 at REI
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Pros Excellent organization, supportive, comfortableComfortable, good organization, great hydration systemBreathability, excellent storage, comfort and supportExcellent storage and organization, breathable back panel, adjustable hip beltBig volume, lightweight, great price
Cons HeavyPriceExpensive, thin hip beltHeavy, expensiveFewer pockets, average hydration performance
Bottom Line A sturdy pack with bike-specific features, though it comes at a heavier weightThis all mountain hydration pack scores highly across the boardThis model scores well in every rating metric and is one of our top ranked hydration packsThis pack has all the bells and whistles to carry all your gear comfortablyTons of storage, modest weight, and simple, functional design
Rating Categories Deuter Compact EXP 12 Platypus Duthie A.M. 10 Osprey Syncro 12 Gregory Endo 15L Gregory Nano 18 H2O
Ease Of Drinking (20%)
7
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Ease Of Filling (20%)
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Comfort (20%)
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Storage (20%)
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Weight (10%)
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Ease Of Cleaning (10%)
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Specs Deuter Compact EXP... Platypus Duthie... Osprey Syncro 12 Gregory Endo 15L Gregory Nano 18 H2O
Pack Size 12L 10L 12L 15L 18L
Bladder Capacity 3L 3L 2.5L 3L 3L
Weight (measured) 44.8 oz 30.4 oz 34.0 oz 37.9 oz 25.5 oz
Weight (claimed) 37 oz 34 oz 27.5 oz 32 oz 18.4 oz
Waist Belt Padded with two zippered pockets Padded with two zippered pockets 3/4" webbing Padded with two zippered pockets Removable 3/4" webbing
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