LONGMONT, Colo. (April 30, 2007) â€“The Dryshield 30, Deuter’s innovative waterproof pack, has been awarded Outside magazine’s â€œMost Waterproofâ€ pack in their 2007 Gear Guide. The pack is featured in the spring/summer 2007 gear guide now on newsstands. Deuter’s Dryshield 30 offers outdoor enthusiasts a sleek, functional and completely waterproof pack. This is the second time that Deuter’s Dryshield 30 was chosen by a leading outdoor magazine for their superior product design. In March 2007, Backpacker Magazine recognized the product as their choice for the best wet weather pack.
According to John Herron, marketing manager for Deuter USA, â€œThe Dryshield 30 represents the latest technology driven design offering outdoor enthusiasts a comfortable, ventilated and protective way to carry his/her adventure essentials. We are honored that the Dryshield 30 pack has been once again, recognized as one of the best products of 2007.â€
The Dry Shield 30 pack uses a 500 denier pack cloth that is rated to 10,000 mm on the standard water column / hydrostatic waterproof test. This pack features high frequency welded and taped seams to ensure waterproof protection. The Dry Shield 30, 1850 cubic inch capacity, utilizes Deuter’s Alpine back ventilation system and features compression straps; ice axe loops, trekking poles loops, interior valuables pocket, and mesh exterior pockets. The pack weighs in at just 2 lbs 8 ounces.
The pack is available at retail stores nationwide and retails for $179 USD. For more information about Deuter and the Dryshield 30 visit: www.deuterusa.com. Look for the Dry Shield 20, with all the same outstanding features in a 1200 cubic inch version with patented Deuter Aircomfort Back System retailing for $139.
Deuter Sport GmbH of Augsburg, Germany, has over 100 years of history in the backpack business and is one of the leading international pack brands. Deuter’s major focus is on the development and sales of innovative, high quality, and price competitive packs. Deuter’s current strength in pack innovation is the ventilated and protective back systems they have developed and refined over the last 20 years. Deuter Sport GmbH, including its US subsidiary, is owned by Schwan-STABILO of Heroldsberg, Germany. Schwan-STABILO is a family-owned company with significant international business in writing instruments, private label cosmetics and outdoor business. For more information on Deuter, please visit www.deuterusa.com.