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Black Diamond Cirque Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

based on 40 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 9 reasons to buy the Cirque - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

79% of the reviewers give the Black Diamond Cirque a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (65%)
Good (14%)
Average (9%)
Poor (9%)
Bad (0%)

Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Black Diamond Cirque

  • Reviewers thought that the Black Diamond Cirque backpack is good for skiing and climbing.
  • Other reviewers noted that the loading closure system is well designed and easy to use.
  • Many of the users thought that the bag is very durable.
  • Those who have used the backpack believed that the compartments where several tools can be placed are easy to work with.
  • Users found the backpack to be lightweight.
  • Other users found the backpack to contain several pockets and loops where gears can be placed and appropriately stashed.
  • Testers thought that the backpack can be compressed well.
  • Other testers also commented that the CINCH closure can be opened and closed with a single pull.
  • Many reviewers thought that the diagonal ski carry can be tucked away.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user said that the accessory top flap is almost unuseable.
  • Another user noted that the waist belt pouch needs some innovations.


Crowdsourced specs across all Black Diamond Cirque models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity35-45 l (2136-2746 cuin)
Weight iconWeight0.15-0.2 oz (0.1-0.1 kg)
Length iconLength30-31 in (76-79 cm)
Width16-17 in (41-43 cm)
Height4-5 in (10-13 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Black Diamond Cirque features:
  • Ultralight
  • Ski carry
  • Carry-on size
  • Hip belt
  • Ice axe/trekking pole loops
  • Organizer panel
  • Sternum strap
  • Seam taped

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.

Capacity/Weight Levels

The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

3535 l0.2 oz0.01 oz/L
4545 l0.15 oz0 oz/L

Black Diamond Cirque
Average for 22,435+ different bags


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The Black Diamond Cirque ranks #2149 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Bag ID 31133. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on May 12, 2019