Existing modelDeuter’s Guide 35+ is a high performance alpine pack for mountaineering, climbing and snowsports that require excellent load carrying ability, gear access, and flexibility. The Guide 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 Deuter’s Alpine-Back-System and Variflex 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.