Black Diamond Element 45 Backpack - Unisex



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Streamlined and adventure ready, this pack has dynamic reACTIV suspension to take the sting out of carrying weekend backpacking loads. The lightweight, top-loading design features a floating lid that converts into a waist pack, zippered sleeping bag compartment access, hydration compatibility, and retractable trekking pole/ice axe loops. Perfect for light-minded weekend warriors to take to the hills.

  • Made of ripstop nylon with a water-resistant finish, and reinforced with heavy-duty nylon for abrasion resistance.
  • SwingArm shoulder straps move with your stride by sliding through the bottom of the pack with a low friction cable housing. Each strap is linked to its partner with a cable to maintain an even, balanced load across both shoulders.
  • High flow OpenAir backpanel provides breathability.
  • Top loading access keeps the weight down and avoids zipper blowouts.
  • Floating lid is removable and converts into a waist pack for quick summit dashes.
  • Zippered front pocket with mesh/elastic internal organizer pockets, quick cinch side pockets and hipbelt pockets keep essentials secure and accessible.
  • Zippered sleeping bag compartment access.
  • Retractable trekking pole/ice axe loops.
  • Side compression straps double as sleeping pad straps.
  • Hydration system compatible for hydrating on the move.

Tech specs

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Ideal for Backpacking
Main fabric 210-denier nylon
Secondary fabric 420-denier nylon

The location of all access points into the main compartment of the pack.

  • Top
  • Bottom
Hipbelt Padded
Lid type

Some pack lids can be adjusted to compensate for overloaded packs, or even removed, and some removeable lids have tuck-away hipbelts that allow youto use them as a waistpack.

  • Transforms into waist pack
  • Adjustable
  • Removable
Ventilated back panel Yes
Adjustable shoulder harness

An adjustable harness lets you change the height of the shoulder straps to fit your specific back length.

Dynamic suspension

The hipbelt and/or shoulder straps of the pack are designed to move, pivot or flex to follow your body’s movements. Each brand uses their own technology.

Carry-on sized

Size restrictions vary among airlines. Just to be sure, check with your carrier for their specific restrictions.

Additional feature(s)
  • Compression straps
  • Hipbelt pocket(s)
  • Hydration compatible (reservoir sold separately)
  • Ice axe/pole attachment
  • Sleeping bag compartment
  • Expandable collar
Made in Philippines