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Gregory Deva 60
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Awards  Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award  Top Pick Award 
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Pros Stable, sturdy, comfortable, and spaciousVery comfortable, slimmed-down waist-belt & suspension system, easy to remove top lid, wide range of fitting options and adjustments, good number of pocketsSuper lightweight, large stow pockets, compression straps, lightweight materialComfortable, lightweight, good set of features, large stow pocketsComfortable, adjustable, works well with heavy loads, relatively inexpensive
Cons Heavy, bulky waist pocket and waist beltLarge waistband, suspension can feel bulky, expensiveSmall overall capacity, very specialized, lacks versatility, expensive for sizeSimple suspension, lacks supportLacks features, bulky waist belt
Bottom Line The Deva provides lots of support for heavy loads and has an updated and excellent feature set.This award-winning pack has stood the test year after year with its streamlined, lightweight design and incredibly ventilated and comfortable back panel.This light, sleek pack gets our award for Top Pick in Lightweight Design; it's made for the thru-hiker, or folks willing to go light to go fast.The Octal 55 is light, simple, and still provides for tons of storage space.The AirContact Lite is a relatively inexpensive pack with a simple design and a comfortable suspension system that works well under heavy loads.
Rating Categories Gregory Deva 60 Osprey Aura AG 65 Osprey Lumina 45 Gregory Octal 55 Aircontact Lite 60+10 SL
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Specs Gregory Deva 60 Osprey Aura AG 65 Osprey Lumina 45 Gregory Octal 55 Aircontact Lite 60+10 SL
Measured Weight (pounds) (medium) 4.2 lb 4.66 lb 1.86 lb 2.58 lb 4.1 lb
Volumes Available (liters) 60, 70, 80 65 45, 60 45, 55 40+10, 45+10, 50+10, 70+10
Organization: Enclosed Compartments Main compartment, 2 lid pockets, 1 front pocket, 2 hip belt pockets, 1 water bottle compartment Main compartment, lid, front pocket, side access pockets, dual front access pockets Main compartment, front pocket & w side pockets, lid Main compartment, lid, front shove-it pocket Main compartment, lid, side pocket, stash pocket
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