Black Diamond Speed 40 Backpack - Unisex 5045-546
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Black Diamond Speed 40 Backpack - Unisex

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Show Description

A streamlined pack for fast and light alpine ascents. Black Diamond's ergoACTIV suspension uses an innovative ball-joint that provides unparalleled freedom of movement for technical rock and ice routes. When weight is at a premium, you can strip off the padded hipbelt, frame, framesheet, interior foam bivy pad and top lid to make to an ultralight summit bag. The 40L capacity suits done-in-a-day peak bagging and judiciously packed overnighters.

  • Main fabric is ripstop nylon with higher denier reinforcements in key areas.
  • ergoACTIV hipbelt moves with you to allow comfort and mobility in all directions.
  • Top-loading design with removable floating lid, spindrift collar and tuck-away rope strap.
  • Ice tool pick pockets.
  • Removable webbing crampon straps included.
  • Hydration system compatible.

Tech specs

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Weight 1.19kg (Small/Medium)
Ideal for
  • Alpine climbing and mountaineering
  • Rock climbing
Main fabric 210-denier ripstop nylon
Secondary fabric 420-denier nylon

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

Hipbelt Removable 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.

  • Adjustable
  • Removable
  • 38L (Small/Medium)
  • 40L (Medium/Large)
Hipbelt circumference
  • 66-102cm (Small/Medium)
  • 71-114cm (Medium/Large)
Ventilated back panel No
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.

Additional feature(s)
  • Compression straps
  • Crampon patch
  • Hydration compatible (reservoir sold separately)
  • Ice axe/pole attachment
  • Expandable collar
  • Ultralight
Made in Philippines