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Black Diamond's tried-and-true on-route alpine pack, proven everywhere from the Canadian Rockies to the Fitz Roy massif, the Speed 40 is designed for lightweight performance on rock, snow and ice objectives the world over. Featuring an updated BD X-rip 210d fabric with UTS™ coating, the new Speed is built to withstand season after season of mountain abuse.
The pack is also fully strippable with a removable waistbelt, lid and framesheet, for minimalizing your set-up. BD has improved the comfort as well with a moisture-wicking, updated backpanel and redesigned dual-density foam shoulder straps for better load distribution on the approach while remaining streamlined on route. Ice tool PickPockets™ now feature a new custom metal dogbone ice tool attachment, boosting ice tool security, plus the snag-free crampon straps and a tuck-away rope strap secure gear to the outside. Surface-mounted glove-friendly main hood buckles are a new addition and the drawcord skirt provides easy access and keeps out spindrift and light precip.