Black Diamond Epic 45
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With a climber-specific harness, this durable load-hauler offers excellent range of motion and keeps your axes and tools within arm's reach while scaling frozen waterfalls or crags.
One climbing pack to do it all, the Epic 45 is Black Diamond's most versatile pack built to handle the full 365 days of sunny rock routes, frigid icefalls and foreboding alpine faces. This guide-style, top-loading pack employs the ergoACTIV suspension system, which uses an active, pivoting hipbelt for dynamic, responsive movement over variable terrain. Ice-tool PickPockets and ladder-lock crampon straps secure your technical gear on the approach and the descent.
Whether you thrive on rock, ice, or prefer to mix it up, the Black Diamond Epic 45 Backpack has got you covered. Built with an ErgoActiv Suspension hip belt that pivots around a central point to comfortably move with your hips and floating SwingArm shoulder straps that are connected via an internal cable to shift with your shoulders without unbalancing your load, the Epic carries all your gear without feeling bulky or uncomfortable, letting you conquer as much vert as your muscles can handle. It's got a sleek design, but doesn't sacrifice the features you'd expect in a pack designed for serious climbers. You can tuck your ice tools into the specially-designed PickPockets, lock your crampons down in the removable straps, or take the Epic off and pull it up behind you using the three-point haul system if you'd rather have it off your back. The padded hip belt is removable, but you can't get rid of the hydration-compatible design that will help your insides stay lubed up during a long day, nor can you ditch that "I can't believe everyone doesn't do this!" feeling that you're bound to get topping out a desert tower or finishing off a heavy-duty ice climb.
Free Shipping. Black Diamond Epic 45 Pack FEATURES of the Black Diamond Epic 45 Pack Ideal for rock, ice, and alpine endeavors Top-loading Guide-style design ACTIVE suspension Floating/removable top pocket with skirt closure and tuck-away rope strap Ice-tool PickPockets 3-point haul system Removable crampon bikini strap Removable, padded hipbelt with fixed webbing belt Hipbelt gear loops