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Black Diamond Shadow Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 460 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 8 reasons to buy the Shadow - 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 Shadow:

Reviewers like these things about the Black Diamond Shadow

  • Most users said that this pack is extremely comfortable.
  • Many other users said that this is an awesome midsized pack.
  • Most users said that the zippers move easily, never getting snagged.
  • Most reviewers said that he suspension system really good.
  • Reviewers said that the hip belt felt nice and snug.
  • Many users said that the front zips made it easy to organize and get things from it.
  • Reviewers agreed that he buckles are all very strong and stay where they are set.
  • Most reviewers said that this is a great pack.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • One user complained that it lacks mesh pouches on the sides.
  • Another user complained that this is a heavy pack even when it is empty.


vs Black Diamond Bags

The Black Diamond Shadow ranks #11 compared with the other Black Diamond bags.

9Black Diamond Octane
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10Black Diamond Nitro
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11Black Diamond Shadow
Black Diamond Shadow
12Black Diamond Sonic
Black Diamond Sonic
13Black Diamond Speed
Black Diamond Speed

vs All Bags

The Black Diamond Shadow ranks #1155 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1153Travelpro Maxlite
Travelpro Maxlite
1154Black Diamond Shadow
Black Diamond Shadow
1155Watershed Animas
Watershed Animas
1156Fjallraven Rucksack
Fjallraven Rucksack
1157LowePro Hatchback
LowePro Hatchback

Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Black Diamond Shadow vs the Black Diamond Sonic.

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Black Diamond Shadow vs Black Diamond Sonic

Black Diamond Shadow
Black Diamond Shadow

Based on 460 reviews

  • The Shadow is rated about the same as the Sonic.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 477 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:

Selected Reviews

Sierra Descents

It is a smart designed and compact backpack. With numerous attachment points it is the perfect gear for climbers. But the backpack is not meant to carry heavy loads.

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Last updated on July 03, 2019