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Deuter - Speed Lite 12L Backpack

Deuter Speed Lite 12L Backpack

45% Off
$32.99 - $41.99 $60.00

Item #DTR006M



Tech Specs

420D nylon, 210D nylon, PU coating
12L (732cu in)
Shoulder Straps:
Hydration Compatible:
2 stretch side
Gear Loops:
17.3 x 9.5 x 5.5in
Claimed Weight:
Recommended Use:
commuting, hiking
Manufacturer Warranty:

Easy does it.

When you're pressed for time but you feel the need for a quick injection of fresh air and alpenglow, you reach for the Deuter Speed Lite 12L Backpack. It contains the perfect amount of room for some water, a book and beer for your summit break, and a light fleece in case you're out past sunset. An adjustable sternum strap and ergonomic shoulder straps provide just enough support for comfort at a quick pace, and the ventilated mesh along the back and shoulder makes this small bag feel even lighter than it is.

  • Light and compact bag for quick hikes and short getaways
  • 12L volume provides room for only the bare necessities
  • S-shaped straps provide efficient, close-to-body fit
  • 3D-AirMesh provides ventilated comfort during a quick pace
  • Pockets offer easy access to camera, water, or snacks
  • Adjustable sternum can be altered for personalized comfort

Great for traveling

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

Love to bring this pack with me when I travel! It's small enough to count as a "personal item" for TSA so you can bring this AND a carry-on onto the plane and can also pack away neatly if need be! Great for little excursions in or out of the city!

Great little pack for light loads

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

The Speed Lite series is my go-to for any activity, and this littlest in my collection is great for a short hike where you just need water, a snack and light extra layer. It's like hardly carrying anything at all! The shape of the pack is comfortable and the shoulder straps are just the right balance of padded and still lightweight. You wouldn't want to carry too much weight in it but that's not what it is designed for. If I'm carrying a "full size" day pack I go up to the 30 or 32 liter which is perfect and designed to carry more. This is perfect for a quick errand on my bike, trail hike or job, or short day hike is moderate conditions. Love it!

Perfect Daypack for Short Trips

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

This has quickly become my go-to daypack for very short trips. If you're doing a hike under 2-3 hours and need just enough room for a spare jacket, a water bottle and some small items, look no further. I also use it for lugging around our dog's things (harness, extra leash, food and water bowls) and it's perfect.

It's also become my travel bag as a "day of" arrival type bag. I'll use a large duffel as my primary suitcase and stick this bag in the duffel to use to carry around small things as we're walking around or for going to the gym.