Black Diamond Axiom 30
Good basic top-loader, has plenty of space, dynamic…
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $69
Good basic top-loader, has plenty of space, dynamic suspension is well thought out design.
- Good storage space
- Weight balance
- Moldable frame
- Phenomenal bang for the buck
- Top lid hangs a little low when pack isn't completely full.
- Lacks hydration sleeve, though has hangers.
I have yet to hit the trail with her, but use her everyday with about a twenty to twenty-five pound load, books, computer, Nalgene etc. The hipbelt pockets are large enough to fit a small camera, cordage, or various other things as needed.
I'm a 52 chest with a 24" torso and the L size has been perfect. The motion adaptive strap system is a little different, but just by shrugging the shoulders it can be adjusted to comfortable levels.