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The Cirque 35 backpack is designed after Black Diamond's climbing packs. It is super light and versatile, so you can pack your gear and fly down the slopes.
Clean, simple and fully dialed for demanding ski lines from the Chugach to Chamonix, the Black Diamond Cirque 35 is their technical ski mountaineering pack with a mid-sized capacity. The CirqueG??s minimalist construction features an active suspension, as well as our unique CINCH closure system that opens or closes the top with a single pull.
- Mountain Gear
Built for discerning mountaineers, the Black Diamond Cirque 35 pack is a midsize, lightweight ski pack with a clean and simple design and all of the features you need for technical alpine objectives.
The Black Diamond Cirque 35L Pack is a lightweight backpack focused on supporting the needs of avid ski mountaineers. This pack allows for diagonal or A-frame ski carry and includes a deployable helmet carry flap. Ultralight yet extremely durable Dynex material makes the pack body Highly puncture-resistant, and ice-tool PickPockets; keep sharp ends secure and out of the way. This pack employs a simple CINCH closure system which easily opens or closes with one hand, preserving precious time in demanding environments. Fully-featured and complete with a form-Fitting suspension, this pack makes for a comfortable and responsive ride while alpine touring. Features of the Black Diamond Cirque 35L Pack Active, form-Fitting suspension with SwingArm shoulder straps, stretch-woven hipbelt pocket and single gear loop Unique Cinch closure opens or closes with a single pull Detached, ultra light SilNylon lid pocket (sold separately) Integrated avy tools pocket with drain holes Tuck-away diagonal ski carry and A-frame carry, stowable helmet flap Ice-tool Pick pockets, tuck-away rope strap and quick-deploy piolet system is compatible with piolets, Technical tools and mixed tools AvaLung-Ready design accommodates AvaLung Element (sold separately)
Despite being one of Black Diamond's lightest, the Cirque 35 Backpack boasts enough space for backcountry tours and ski mountaineering missions. Designed for minimalists backcountry skiers and ski mountaineers, the Cirque features only the basics but still retains a full-featured design. It carries skis diagonally or at an A-frame, as well as your helmet, avalanche safety gear, ice axes, and even a climbing rope. Although streamlined for minimalists, the Cirque still sports innovative technology that doesn't add a whole lot of weight to your back. The SwingArm shoulder straps and stretch waist belt provide active suspension and a streamlined fit. The Cirque is compatible with Black Diamond's AvaLung and SilNylon lid pocket for added safety and capacity when traveling in avalanche terrain.
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