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Black Diamond Bullet Backpack

Black Diamond Bullet Backpack – Super tough, lighweight, compact daypack

Black Diamond’s Bullet Backpack is fast, sleek and easily concealed.  It is tiny and super cute (I mean manly) without looking like it belongs to that mini backpack purse fad of several years back.  The Bullet can easily be compressed and stuffed in your larger bag and then used as a lightweight, small pack for your day’s adventures.

The Bullet was designed with rock climbing in mind so it is crazy tough and made from the most abrasive and tear-resistant nylon Black Diamond could find.  The bag is so tough it can handle the roughness of granite and limestone without the littlest bit of a snag.  You can truly beat this bag to hell without ever seeing much more wear than dirt.

Whether you are heading out for a daylong meander on the trails or for an intensive multi-pitch climbing route, the Black Diamond Bullet Backpack has plenty of room for you lunch, raingear, and other essentials.  An internal pocket holds a hydration reservoir (purchased separately) and a zippered outer pocket provides easy access to your keys and other small items.

The quick & dirty:
Where you can find one:
Backcountry: $49.90

Why they rock:

  • Constructed of abrasion, moisture, and tear-resistant ballistic nylon
  • Weighs 13 ounces and holds 16 liters of gear
  • Hydration compatible design, internal pocket holds hydration reservoir (purchased separately)
  • Zippered outer stash pocket features key fob
  • Foam shoulder straps, adjustable sternum strap, and webbing waist belt keep pack comfortably in place

Seat-of-the-pants rating: 10 out of 10

I’ve used the Black Diamond Bullet for just about everything – skiing, bouldering, and hiking and as a gym bag, airline carry-on, beach bag, and a lunch bag for work.  The Bullet is super versatile and my absolute favorite pack in my ever-expanding backpack collection.  You can seriously count on this bag to get you through any type of adventure and after two years the Bullet still looks brand new.

If you like the Bullet’s sleek, compact design you may also like the lightweight REI Flash 18.

Looking to buy? Here’s where you can get one:
Backcountry: $49.90