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Black Diamond Distance 8 Backpack

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Product ID: 1203275

Black Diamond Distance 8L Backpack

Black Diamond’s super lightweight Distance 8 Backpack is designed for fast and light movement across all types of mountain terrain, making it ideal for extreme ultra-marathons, sky running and super lightweight alpine adventures. The eight litre capacity design blurs the line between running vest and climbing pack, with a side compression system to secure the pack to the body in extreme situations and the capacity to carry poles or ice tools. A fully water-resistant main compartment provides a safe place to store gear in inclement weather and there two stretch zipped chest pockets for quick access items. An additional two front pockets provide the ideal place to store nutrition and there is a secure inside pocket for keys or cash. Soft flasks (sold separately) can be kept in the dedicated front pouches and there is a specific pocket for use with the Black Diamond Deploy Wind Shell as well as a mesh divider inside the pack for a cordelette or water bladder (sold separately). The fabric is BPA and PVC free.

Please note: Accessories sold separately.


  • Dual Z-Pole Quiver Sleeves to securely carry trekking poles while running and scrambling
  • Adjustable elastic cording side compression system for a more secure ride while running and scrambling
  • BD.dry™ vapour barrier back panel lets sweat vapour escape while keeping pack contents dry
  • Fully water-resistant main compartment for high altitude / 4-season running and climbing
  • Dual 4-way stretch zippered chest pockets with expandable volume and locking zipper pullers
  • Dual soft flask pockets (Sold separately)
  • Made of ultra-durable, abrasion resistant TPU and RF welded seams for superior durability and elasticity
  • 100% BPA and PVC free
  • Dual front stretch pockets with elastic closure for nutrition storage
  • Deploy pocket for the new Deploy Wind Shell
  • Interior stretch mesh divider wall to hold alpine cordelette / water bladders
  • Interior zippered security pocket for wallet and key storage
  • Volume: 8 litres (488 cu in)
  • Manufacturer’s claimed weight: 355 grams (12.5 oz) size medium

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