Black Diamond Drop Zone Crash Pad

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The Black Diamond Drop Zone Crash Pad is a midsize, do-it-all pad. It has a premium foam layup and a taco-fold design with an elastic flap for securely storing your shoes, chalk and essentials inside.


Black Diamond designed its Drop Zone Crash Pad to go anywhere every day of the week. This mid-sized pad has an extremely durable nylon exterior that prevents tearing from tree branches and scuffing from the rocky ground. Black Diamond added a PU coating to the top for water-resistance and protection from abrasion, and an EPO treatment gives the bottom waterproof protection that also prevents the pad from slipping underneath your feet when you land. The pad's interior has a layer of closed-cell PE foam that dissipates the force of your fall, and another layer of high-compression PU foam keeps the pad sturdy and ready to catch you for many years. The Drop Zone also features shoulder straps and a waist belt to help you get to your projects with ease, and two handles help your buddies move the pad underneath you while you climb. Its taco-style fold eliminates any dead spaces in order to prevent your ankles from rolling when you land, and the quick-closure elastic mesh flap lets you load the pad up (once it's folded) with your chalk bag, shoes, and maybe some drinks to celebrate your sending successes.


You'll happily step up to any highball with this pad beneath you.


Additional shipping charge for oversize item of $80 will be added at checkout An ideal daily driver for the dedicated boulderer, the Black Diamond Drop Zone features a redesigned, premium, multi-density foam layup for durable impact protection from Joe's Valley to Magic Wood. This mid-sized pad's taco-style fold offers a clean, continuous surface and easy padding over variable landings, while the quick-closure mesh flap lets you securely store your shoes, chalk and other essentials inside the pad when hiking to the blocs. The center fold in the pad is at an angle to keep from having potential dead spots when the pad is open or slightly angled. Side grab handles make for quick pad shuffling when spotting. Adjustable shoulder straps help make carrying this pad quite nice. Features: a Improved closed-cell PE foam layup on top, high-compression PU foam on bottom a Taco-style fold for a continuous landing surface a Quick-closure elastic mesh flap secures with easy-hooking buckles for storing gear inside the pad a Shoulder straps, waistbelt and two side grab handles a PU-coated 600d ripstop polyester on bottom and up the sides for abrasion and water resistance Weight: 4.75 kg (9 lb 8 oz) Dimensions: 104 x 122 x 9 cm (41 x 48 x 3.5 in) FedEx GROUND SHIPPING ONLY / NO USPS / NO 2nd DAY or OVERNIGHT