Existing modelDeuters Guide 30+SL is a high performance alpine pack for mountaineering, climbing and snowsports that require excellent load carrying ability, gear access, and flexibility. The Guide 30+SL is a womens specific model with a streamlined design, shorter torso and narrower shoulders. The pack is outfitted with a tapered shoulder strap harness, and offers a more slender shape and curve for a smaller frame. The removable hip belt features multi-laminate fins that are adjusted in their length and height to match the SL system and also have a softer surface padding. The pack utilizes a low profile aluminum X- frame back, a height-adjustable lid, bottom compartment, side access zipper, lid pocket, snow skirt, combination ski and compression strap system, crampon attachment straps, gear loops, 2 or 3-liter hydration compatible, and ice axe loops. The Guide pack utilizes Deuters Alpine-Back-System and Vari-Flex hipbelt. This system utilizes two padded foam stripes that provide carrying stability and comfort with "chimney" effect ventilation between the stripes. The breathable 3D Air Mesh is used on all points of contact, and is very durable.