The Deuter Guide 45+ alpine-style backpack is a flexible and rugged backpack for a wide variety of winter adventures. With a capacity of 2750 cubic inches / 45 + 10 liters, this pack shines for multi-sport activities like winter hiking, mountaineering, backcountry skiing or climbing when you have to attach a ton of gear of bulky gear like snowshoes, ice axes, skis, ropes or helmets to the outside of the pack. With several optional components, including a removable hip belt and sit pad, it is possible to lighten the Guide 45+’s overall weight or customize it for a variety of different activities. If you like to play hard in winter, the Deuter Guide 45+ will get you there and back, again and again.
For a detailed overview of this daypack and its features, see my review of the Deuter Guide 45+ Backpack from last winter.
The pack being raffled here has a torso length of: 16.5″ – 20″ / 42-50 cm.
To enter, you need to submit a 3 line haiku poem with 5 syllables in the first line, 7 syllables in the syllables in the second line, and 5 syllables in the third line, that contains the word LEAF or LEAVES in it.
- All raffle entrants will have one chance to win.
- A winner will be selected randomly from all valid entries.
- Please submit English haiku only and keep everything rated G.
- You can submit as many haiku as you want, but each person getone chance to win.
- The prize winner can live anywhere that has postal service (including international.)
- If you have any questions, leave a comment.
Red and yellow LEAVES
Tumble from trees like snow flakes
Bears gorge on tree nuts
I preserve red LEAVES
in wax paper to recall
my long forest walk
A yellow birch LEAF waves
in the wind, a harbinger
of impending fall
Deadline to Enter
The deadline to enter this raffle is Tuesday, October 8 at midnight, PST.
Submit your haiku entry in the comment form below.
The winner will be announced next week.
Make sure to count your syllables: 5-7-5 and use the word “LEAF or LEAVES ” in your haiku.
Have fun with this!