Good basic top-loader, has plenty of space, dynamic…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
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. 

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Black Diamond Axiom 30


The Black Diamond Axiom 30 is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen September 5, 2015 at Moosejaw.

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