Black Diamond Speed 40 Backpack

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Our time-tested on-route alpine pack for light, alpine-style ascents on rock, snow or ice, the Speed 40 is streamlined, strippable and designed to move with you.
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Delivery time: 5-7 Business Days

Our tried-and-true on-route alpine pack, proven everywhere from the Canadian Rockies to the Fitz Roy massif, the Black Diamond Speed is designed for lightweight performance on rock, snow and ice objectives the world over. Fully strippable with a removable waistbelt, lid and framesheet, the Speed is comfortable on the approach and streamlined on the route. Ice tool PickPockets, snag-free crampon straps and a tuck-away rope strap secure gear to the outside, while the drawcord skirt provides easy access and keeps out spindrift and light precip.

  • Redesigned shoulder straps and thermoformed backpanel
  • Top-loading, with removable lid, drawcord skirt closure and tuck-away rope strap
  • Micro ice-tool PickPockets™ and removable 20 mm crampon straps
  • Strippable design: removable hipbelt with fixed webbing belt and removable framesheet that doubles as a bivy pad
  • Hydration compatible


  • 210d ripstop main, 420d abrasion

Average Stock Weight:

  • [S/M] 1.19 kg (2 lb 8 oz)
  • [M/L] 1.21 kg (2 lb 9 oz)


  • [S/M] 38 L (2,319 cu in)
  • [M/L] 40 L (2,440 cu in)


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