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  • reACTIV suspension comfortably carries light loads over long distances; SwingArm™ shoulder straps move in concert with your stride and reach
  • Thermoformed back panel vents warm air and moisture
  • Removable hipbelt padding and top pocket let you pare down weight when you're heading for the top; skirt closure features a tuck-away rope strap
  • Internal pocket holds a hydration reservoir (sold separately) and provides hands-free drinking on the trail
  • The Black Diamond Speed 40 Pack features side compression straps, ice-tool loops, a 3-point haul system and removable crampon straps


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Best Use Climbing, Mountaineering
Frame Type Internal
Gear Capacity (L) 40 / 42
Gear Capacity (cu. in.) 2,440 / 2,563
Weight 2 lbs. 9 oz. / 2 lbs. 10 oz.
Weight - Metric 1.16 / 1.19 kilograms
Fits Torso 17.5 - 20.5 / 19.5 - 23.5
Fits Waist/Hips 29 - 34 / 34 - 39
Material(s) Ripstop nylon
Frame Material HDPE/aluminum
Number of Stays 1 peripheral Y-frame
Pack Access Top
Number of Exterior Pockets 2 + main compartment
Gender Unisex