- reACTIV suspension with SwingArm shoulder straps and a high-flow, OpenAir backpanel
- Top-loading with removable, floating top pocket that converts to lumbar pack
- Large zippered access to sleeping bag
- Zippered front pocket with mesh/elastic internal organizer pockets, quick-cinch side pockets and hipbelt pockets
- Retractable trekking pole/ice axe loop, sleeping pad straps, hydration compatible
Light, streamlined and built with the lightweight multi-day backpacker in mind, the Black Diamond Element features our reACTIV suspension system with SwingArm shoulder straps for a comfortable carry from the Catskills to the Coast Range. The Element features both top-loading access as well as a large zippered sleeping bag opening, and the high-flow OpenAir backpanel maintains ventilation on warm days. The floating top lid converts to a lumbar pack for quick side hikes, and the large zippered front pocket, quick-cinch side pockets and hipbelt pockets store all the necessary on-trail essentials.