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Black Diamond Saga Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 7 reviews

We have checked a few reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the Saga - 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 Saga:

Reviewers like these things about the Black Diamond Saga

  • Reviewers agree that the Black Diamond Saga backpack is comfortable when worn.
  • Reviewers praised the built-in airbag system of the pack.
  • Testers pointed out that the pack has a sufficient number pockets making it easy to organize and secure things.
  • Other testers found out that it is durable due to its construction and materials.
  • Users discovered that the pack includes a zippered back panel access.
  • Reviewers pointed out the presence of a pocket designed for avy tools.
  • They noticed that it also has an attachment point for an ice ax.
  • Several testers also indicated that it consists of a diagonal ski carry that could be tucked away.
  • Other users found that it has a rechargeable electronics system which provides zero-cost user practice.
  • Testers pointed out that it also has a holder designed for stashing a helmet.
  • Users thought that the pack is versatile.
  • Other users found that it could accommodate big loads.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user thought that the bag is too cumbersome to use.
  • Another user felt that the side panel which covers the airbag tends to pop open during the day.


Crowdsourced specs across all Black Diamond Saga models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity38 l (2319 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2 oz (0.9 kg)
Length iconLength25 in (64 cm)
Width19 in (48 cm)
Height8 in (20 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Popular Models

Black Diamond Saga 40

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Capacity iconCapacity38 l (2319 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2 oz (0.9 kg)
Length iconLength25 in (64 cm)
Width19 in (48 cm)
Height8 in (20 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Black Diamond Saga features:
  • Ski carry
  • Hip belt
  • Sternum strap

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

Packing Guide

See how much a traveller, an athlete and an outdoorsy person can pack in the different Black Diamond Saga models (the most popular choice is the Saga 40).

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.

4038 l2 oz0.05 oz/L

Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Black Diamond Saga vs the Black Diamond Epic.

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Black Diamond Saga vs Black Diamond Epic

Black Diamond Saga
Black Diamond Saga


Based on 7 reviews
Capacity: 38 l
Weight: 2 oz
Price: $$$$$

Black Diamond Epic
Black Diamond Epic

Based on 16 reviews

Weight: 3.15-4.1 oz

  • The Saga is rated a bit worse than the Epic.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 23 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Saga is 105% lighter than the biggest Epic (2 oz vs 4.1 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:

Only the Epic is available in these colors:

Bag ID 32070. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 03, 2019