Black Diamond Mission 50

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Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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Built to tackle everything from mixed pitches on Camp Bird Road to big ice routes in the Ghost, Mission 50 is the Black Diamond's super-durable pack outfitted for the demands of winter cragging and alpine climbing. The Mission's reACTIV XP suspension allows the pack to move with you while stabilizing big loads on the approach. The pack's 50-liter capacity swallows your ropes, rack, layers and other essentials while the ice-tool PickPockets and exterior crampon pouch secure your sharp things. The Mission 50's padded hipbelt is also removable for streamlining on alpine routes.


Black Diamond built the Mission 50 Backpack for ice craggers, but it's plenty versatile enough to work in the warmer months, too. This upwardly-mobile hauler features reActiv XP suspension, which uses an ultra-flexible floating hip-belt to provide uninhibited mobility and comfort on the approach and the ascent, and fixed shoulder straps to keep your load from moving around and peeling you off while you're getting vertical. The Mission is supremely streamlined, but features PickPocket ice-tool pockets, a crampon pouch, and three-point haul system if you choose to pull your gear up behind you. The hip belt's removable, the top rope strap is stowable, and the thermo-formed back panel is designed to keep you comfortable when you're leading a front-pointing life.


Description of Black Diamond Mission 50 BackpackDurable, spacious and optimized for ice cragging, the Mission 50 Backpack from Black Diamond is your best friend on the cliffs. Featuring Black Diamonds reACTIV XP suspension system for unmatched support and stability when toting heavy loads. Ice tool PickPocket, a welded crampon pocket and a tuck away rope strap stash your gear on the approach, and a removable top lid, hipbelt and suspension let you shave some ounces on lightweight pushes. FeaturesVolume S 48 L 2,929 cu in M 50 L 3,050 cu in L 52 L 3,173 cu inAverage Stock Weight S 1,620 g 3 lb 9 oz M 1,640 g 3 lb 10 oz L 1,660 g 3 lb 11 ozAverage Stripped Weight S 1,040 g 2 lb 5 oz M 1,050 g 2 lb 5 oz L 1,060 g 2 lb 5 ozMaterials 420d NuHyde with 630d Abrasion

- US Outdoor Store

The Black Diamond Mission 50 top-loading alpine pack is engineered for everything from summer alpine cragging to gear-intensive winter expeditions.