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Black Diamond Axiom Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 9 reviews

We have checked a few reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the Axiom - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Black Diamond Axiom:

Reviewers like these things about the Black Diamond Axiom

  • A reviewer thought that the Black Diamond Axiom pack sports the perfect balance of lightweight and volume for going light without feeling too exposed.
  • Users mentioned that its soft, breathable 3D mesh on hip belt and shoulder straps offer superior comfort and load support.
  • Reviewers pointed out that its highly adaptable pack design combines a traditional, removable top lid with roll-top closure underneath that allows quick and clean adjustment of the weight and volume.
  • According to some reviewers, its internal pocket holds hydration reservoir for hydration on the go.
  • Other reviewers thought that its side compression straps help stabilize the load.
  • They felt that it is designed to carry moderate loads comfortably.
  • They also noticed that its suspension system is unique.
  • Some users pointed out that its frame unit is bendable to create a customized anatomical contour to match the user.
  • Testers noted that it has a fixed torso length.
  • Several reviewers indicated that bag's load lifters allow some additional latitude.
  • A user took notice of its OpenAir back panel that provides ventilation and conforms to the user’s back.
  • Another user recommended the use of the pack for summer backpacking trips and ski trips.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that its hip belt slips with heavier loads, unless very tightly fastened.
  • A few other reviewers noted that it does not have the full-on ergoACTIV suspension.

Selected Reviews

Backpack Gear Test

It is a versatile pack that carries load comfortably. The good suspension system and the large packing capacity makes the bag favorable to most.

Posted 21 August 2012 by Alex Legg - Read full review

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Last updated on July 03, 2019