Snow Packs



Athlete: Agnes Hage
Location: Shirakawa-go, Japan
Photographer: Hage Photo
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    Whether working in avalanche terrain or covering miles a backcountry hut tour, the Black Diamond Saga 40 JetForce Pack is designed to accommodate big loads while providing a truly innovative addition to your avalanche tool kit. JetForce Technology, the result of a multi-year collaboration between Black Diamond and PIEPS, is the first avalanche airbag system to use jet-fan inflation. JetForce’s repackable airbag and fully rechargeable electronics system provide zero-cost user practice and travel-friendly performance. The Saga accommodates features both ski and snowboard carrying systems, and a dedicated avy tools pocket, ice tool PickPockets™ and a HiLo helmet holder secure your additional gear.
    $1,499.95 USD
    4.6/5 (5)
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    From one-lap dawn patrols to all-day tours and couloir missions, the Black Diamond Halo 28 JetForce Pack is built to store your essential gear for day-long outings and provides a truly innovative addition to your avalanche tool kit. JetForce Technology, the result of a multi-year collaboration between Black Diamond and PIEPS, is the first avalanche airbag system to use jet-fan inflation. JetForce’s repackable airbag and fully rechargeable electronics system provide zero-cost user practice and travel-friendly performance. The Halo also features a dedicated avy tools pocket, HiLo helmet holder and single ice-axe attachment for securing your gear.
    $1,449.95 USD
    5.0/5 (3)
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    Deep days and epic terrain come with their fair share of avalanche hazards, and the Black Diamond Pilot 11 JetForce Pack stores your essential gear and provides a truly innovative addition to your avalanche tool kit. Our go-to minimalist backcountry pack featuring JetForce Technology, the Pilot is ideal for heli laps, cat trips and out-the-gate resort skiing. JetForce Technology, the result of a multi-year collaboration between Black Diamond and PIEPS, is the first avalanche airbag system to use jet-fan inflation. JetForce’s repackable airbag and fully rechargeable electronics system provide zero-cost user practice and travel-friendly performance. The Pilot also features a dedicated avy tools pocket, tuck-away diagonal ski carry and a HiLo helmet holder.
    $1,399.95 USD
    5.0/5 (1)
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    Our lightweight, mid-sized ski pack built for the full buffet of on-snow pursuits, the super-versatile Black Diamond Dawn Patrol 32 Pack is outfitted with carry systems for both skis and a snowboard, making it our go-to pack for backcountry-loving one-plankers and dedicated ski-tourers alike. The pack’s active, form-fitting suspension provides a contoured, body-hugging fit, while zippered backpanel access provides easy entry. Exterior attachment points for a helmet and ice tools outfit the pack for technical trips into the mountains, and the pack is also compatible with our AvaLung Element (sold separately) for added avalanche preparedness that is easy to take on and off when using the pack year-round
    $159.95 USD
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    Early-morning tours, spring ski-mountaineering missions and in-bounds storm days—the Black Diamond Dawn Patrol 25 Pack is a lightweight, go-to pack with a streamlined design and essential features. The pack’s active, form-fitting suspension provides a contoured, body-hugging fit, while zippered backpanel access provides easy entry. Exterior attachment points for skis, a helmet and ice tools outfit the pack for technical trips into the mountains, and the pack is also compatible with our AvaLung Element (sold separately) for added avalanche preparedness that is easy to take on and off when using the pack year-round.
    $139.95 USD
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    For heli and cat trips, short missions outside the ropes or all-day lift laps, the Black Diamond Dawn Patrol 15 stores your avalanche safety kit with enough room for layers and other small items. The pack’s active, form-fitting suspension provides a contoured, body-hugging fit, while the zippered panel opening provides quick access to your gear. Exterior attachment points for skis, a helmet and an ice axe accommodate the needs of modern freeride skiers, and the pack is also compatible with our AvaLung Element (sold separately) for added avalanche preparedness that is easy to take on and off when using the pack year-round.
    $119.95 USD
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    Designed to provide field-proven performance with an innovative, removable design, the Black Diamond AvaLung Element is a lightweight avalanche safety tool that significantly extends fresh air supply in the event of an avalanche burial. By pulling fresh air from the surrounding snowpack and directing exhaled CO2 out an exhaust port and away from the face, the AvaLung Element can increase usable air supply under the snow by up to four times. The unit is compatible and easy to install on any AvaLung-ready backpack, and fully removes for four-season pack usage.
    $99.95 USD

  • Our largest AvaLung-equipped ski pack, we built the Black Diamond Anarchist AvaLung for guides, snow professionals and big, multi-day tours-this versatile top-loading rucksack is designed to swallow gear and the dedicated avy-tool pocket keeps your rescue gear at the ready. The ergoACTIV suspension moves with you, whether you're touring across the valley, bootpacking to your objective or making hop turns down a steep couloir.  In the event of an avalanche burial, the built-in AvaLung increases your chances of survival by pulling fresh air from the surrounding snowpack.
    $299.95 USD
    4.4/5 (8)

  • For long tours and technical ski mountaineering objectives where the ascent is as involved as the ski down, the Black Diamond Alias AvaLung combines the lightweight, technical prowess of our climbing packs with winter-specific functionality. Our reACTIV suspension moves with you, whether you're hop-turning down a couloir or booting a knife-edge ridge, and the tuck-away rope strap and ice-tool PickPockets™ secure your gear during the approach and the descent.
    $279.95 USD
    4.3/5 (3)

  • For long tours and technical ski-mountaineering objectives where the ascent is as involved as the ski down, the Black Diamond Alias combines the lightweight, technical prowess of our climbing packs with winter-specific functionality. Our reACTIV suspension moves with you, whether you're hop-turning down a couloir or booting a knife-edge ridge, and the tuck-away rope strap and ice-tool PickPockets™ secure your gear during the approach and the descent.
    $169.95 USD
    4.3/5 (7)

  • This nine-ounce shoulder sling may be the most important piece of life-saving equipment you can wear when traveling in avalanche terrain.
    $129.95 - $139.95
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    5.0/5 (6)

  • Optimized for sidecountry laps and day-long backcountry tours, the Black Diamond Covert AvaLung stores everything you need for day-to-day off-piste travel and increases your chance of survival in the event of an avalanche burial thanks to its built-in AvaLung. Our innovative ergoACTIV suspension keeps the Covert AvaLung stable on the skin track or an aggressive descent, and the spacious interior organizes your avy tools, plus has enough room for lunch, layers and skins. When you hit the ridgeline, the tuck-away HiLo helmet holder and diagonal ski carry cable keep everything in check.
    $259.95 $181.96 USD
    4.5/5 (2)

  • The Black Diamond Agent AvaLung is streamlined enough to ride the lift up for sidecountry laps, yet has enough room for avy-tool essentials on longer day missions in the backcountry. In the event of an avalanche burial, the built-in AvaLung increases your chance of survival by pulling fresh air from the surrounding snowpack. Our diagonal ski carry cable is ultra-secure for hikes, and the innovative HiLo helmet holder gets your lid off when you're really sweating for those turns.
    $209.95 $146.96 USD
    4.0/5 (2)

  • The sleek Black Diamond Bandit AvaLung is designed for quick hits-be it in-bounds, sidecountry, cat or heli-and is just big enough to hold the essentials. In the event of an avalanche burial, the built-in AvaLung increases your chance of survival by pulling fresh air from the surrounding snowpack. Our diagonal ski-carry system is fast and secure enough to tackle the most punishing hikes and bootpacks.
    $189.95 $132.96 USD