The New deuter Speed Lite Pro Wins ISPO Award for Lightweight Speed on the Trail

June 20, 2024

Munich, Germany (June 20, 2024)/OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ – deuter, a global leader in backpacks and outdoor equipment, celebrates the ISPO Award 2024 win for its new Speed Lite Pro backpack series. Designed for ambitious, fast-paced hikers, the Speed Lite Pro prioritizes lightweight construction and exceptional comfort without sacrificing essential features.

“We’re honored to receive the ISPO award for our new Speed Lite Pro series. This recognition reiterates our commitment to innovation, quality outdoor products, and comfort,” says Jonathan Degenhardt, managing director at deuter USA.

The Speed Lite Pro (MSRP $120-140) will be available in sizes 17SL, 19L, 23SL, 25L, and 28SL. The pack achieves its award-winning performance through a combination of key features:

  • Unmatched Comfort and Stability – Wide, breathable shoulder straps, comfortable hip fins, and an adjustable sternum strap create a secure, load-bearing fit that minimizes strain on the shoulders and back.
  • Quick Access on the Move – Strategically placed pockets on the shoulder straps and hip fins keep essentials like water, snacks, and navigation tools readily available.
  • Ultralight Design for Efficiency – The new LiteAir back system minimizes the weight to an impressive 1lb 8oz for the 25L.
  • Sustainable Innovation – deuter prioritizes environmental responsibility and offers a lifetime warranty on all products. The Speed Lite Pro collection is a bluesign® product, Green Button certified, Climate Partner certified, and PFAS free.

“Comfortable and stable backpacks are particularly important for speed hiking. The new Speed Lite Pro impresses with its great fit, good ventilation and low weight,” says the IPSO Award Jury.

The Speed Lite Pro will be available at retailers and online in March 2025. For media inquiries or more information, please email andrea.green@rygr.us.

About deuter: From backpacking to mountain biking, alpinism, and travel, to child-carrying and family adventures, deuter crafts highly functional, comfortable, and environmentally friendly packs for everyone and everywhere. With over 120+ years of experience, deuter has played a vital role in shaping the culture of mountain adventure since its 1898 founding in Germany. deuter inspires every new generation to get outside and experience mountain adventures the way they want to. www.deuter.com

Contact: Andrea Green


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