Black Diamond Equipment
Dawn Patrol™ 15 Pack
A lightweight, essentials-only daypack for heli and cat trips, quick missions out the gate and deep days in-bounds, the Dawn Patrol 15 is our minimalist ski pack that’s AvaLung-Ready for use with the AvaLung Element. READ MORE
A lightweight, essentials-only daypack for heli and cat trips, quick missions out the gate and deep days in-bounds, the Dawn Patrol 15 is our minimalist ski pack that’s AvaLung-Ready for use with the AvaLung Element. Learn More
DescriptionFor heli and cat trips, short missions outside the ropes or all-day lift laps, the Black Diamond Dawn Patrol 15 stores your avalanche safety kit with enough room for layers and other small items. The pack’s active, form-fitting suspension provides a contoured, body-hugging fit, while the zippered panel opening provides quick access to your gear. Exterior attachment points for skis, a helmet and an ice axe accommodate the needs of modern freeride skiers, and the pack is also compatible with our AvaLung Element (sold separately) for added avalanche preparedness that is easy to take on and off when using the pack year-round.
- AvaLung-ready design accommodates AvaLung Element (sold separately)
- Active, form-fitting suspension with zippered front panel opening
- High-tenacity, ultralight Dynex side panels and shoulder straps
- Tuck-away diagonal ski carry
- Single ice-axe attachment points, Hi-Lo helmet holder and internal avy tools organization
- Hydration compatible with insulated sleeve and shoulder strap
- One size fits all
Volume : 15 L (915 cu in)
Average Stock Weight : 910 g (2 lb)
Materials : Dynex (210d + PE200d, 840d nylon oxford)
Dawn Patrol™ 15 Pack is rated out of 5 by 10.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Brewerbum98 from Multi-Use Pack I bought this pack about a month ago and have loved it during every activity I have use it. It is extremely light weight and great for day hikes. It can fit everything you need for a day hike or day on the hill skiing. It sits so lightly that you forget it is there and most of the weight becomes focused towards the center of your back due to the tapered bottom design. Perfect for holding skis and a Hemet at the same time with no ling straps hanging to get caught. It has enough external loops that I can bring it climbing and it holds all my gear perfectly with extra spots for an ice ax and other clip able items. My only complaint is there is no designated water bottle / bladder spot so sometimes it takes a little fenagling to make the bladder work or pack where your water is easily accessible.
Date published: 2019-03-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by Johnny boy from Very nice bag I just bought this just took it snowboarding it was awesome one thing I would change is just to add a snowboard carrying point on the back.
Date published: 2019-03-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by applepride from Perfect for essentials I’m sure you could use this for light off-resort exploring, but I got this for resort essentials. A shirt, spare goggle lens and hat, snacks and a 1.5L hydration pack fit perfectly. It’s kind of long for a 15L pack but it’s low profile and seemed really well supported. On lifts I didn’t feel like I had to sit on the edge of my seat. The helmet carrier was clutch, the insulated hose pocket kept my hose from freezing and it has a lot of inside pockets to keep things organized. Couldn’t be happier.
Date published: 2019-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by Taylor from Sweet, small pack I got through a lot of backpacks ski touring and I'm pretty finiky when it comes to what I want on my back for a 7 hour skin. Amazing adjustability, love the way they divided the avy gear from other pockets. However, I wish I went with the 25L. I can carry bare bones equipment, but I can get a small puffy or anything "excess" in there. It's still an incredibly designed pack, just make sure you know what kind of gear you usually carry and how much space you'll need.
Date published: 2019-01-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by Wildman22 from Patrol Pack BD products last forever and are ALWAYS well designed. I bought this to use as a Patrol Pack. Its perfect, except.... My only issue is that the ski carry holds on bottom of pack are too narrow to slide a modern ski into and are not usable for a ski other than something from 1982. There are two opening instead of one wide one.
Date published: 2018-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by Crusty from Ideal Ski / Mt Bike Patrol Pack! Perfect for the essential items Patrollers need to carry. The large main compartment is divided to help keep first aid supplies separate from tools/ extra clothing. While listed as 15 liters, this pack seems much larger! It holds a lot, but still maintains a very low profile - excellent quality. While I originally purchased this to use just for winter, I think it will be perfect for mt. bike patrolling too!
Date published: 2018-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by Javi raid from Perfect size Day mission backpack for your adventure, comfortable and nice zippers
Date published: 2018-04-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by steve from Overall good product I bought this recently and am generally pleased with it. It performs as advertised and doesn't interfere with skiing. The only problem I have is getting it off. The shoulder straps could be a little longer to make removal easier. I am 6'. It would probably be fine for someone with a smaller frame.
Date published: 2018-02-14