Black Diamond Speed 40 Pack

Color: Sulfur
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With updated fabric built to withstand season after season of abuse in the mountains, the Black Diamond Speed 40 pack improves load distribution on the approach while remaining streamlined on route.


  • Made for lightweight performance on rock, snow and ice the world over, this tried-and-true design has been proven everywhere from the Canadian Rockies to the Fitz Roy massif
  • Updated with BD X-rip 210-denier nylon fabric with UTS™ coating for year-after-year durability
  • Welded front abrasion patch for improved protection against rock, ice and crampon spikes
  • Fully strippable—with a removable hipbelt, lid and framesheet—so you can minimize your setup
  • Micro ice-tool PickPockets™ feature a custom, metal dogbone ice tool attachment to boost security
  • Snag-free, removable 20 mm crampon straps and a tuck-away rope strap secure gear to the outside
  • Top-loading design with removable lid features a drawcord skirt for easy access that also keeps out spindrift and light precipitation
  • Surface-mounted main hood with buckles offers glove-friendly access
  • Redesigned shoulder strap harness and moisture-wicking back panel offer improved comfort and durability on the approach
  • Fixed webbing belt
  • Removable framesheet doubles as a bivy pad
  • Raincover not included


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Technical Specs

Best Use



Frame Type

Internal Frame

Gear Capacity (L)

S/M: 38 liters

M/L: 40 liters

Gear Capacity (cu. in.)

S/M: 2,319 cubic inches

M/L: 2,440 cubic inches


S/M: 2 lbs. 6 oz.

M/L: 2 lbs. 11 oz.

Adjustable Torso Length


Fits Torso Length (in.)

S/M: 16-19 inches

M/L: 18.5-21.5 inches

Fits Waist/Hips

S/M: 26-40 inches

M/L: 28-45 inches


BD X-rip 210-denier nylon with UTS coating

Reservoir Compatible


Pack Access


Number of Exterior Pockets

2 + main compartment

Hipbelt Pockets



S/M: 26 x 14 x 2 inches

M/L: 27 x 14 x 2 inches



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