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Purpose built for the crag, the Pipe Dream 45 Pack carries your entire kit, gives you a place to spread out your gear and provides a comfortable spot to chill between burns. READ MORE
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Purpose built for the crag, the Pipe Dream 45 Pack carries your entire kit, gives you a place to spread out your gear and provides a comfortable spot to chill between burns. Learn More


Days at the crag have never before been so comfortable. With padded shoulder straps and waistbelt combined with a three-point closure system, the Black Diamond Pipe Dream 45 doubles as a gear-carrying workhorse and an at-the-crag chill spot. Zippered top and internal pockets keep your essentials from getting lost in the melee, and two internal gear loops allow for obsessive organization.

  • Padded shoulder straps and waistbelt
  • Three-point closure system for easy and secure volume adjustment
  • Removable lid
  • Zippered top pocket
  • Zippered internal mesh pocket with key clip
  • Two internal gear loops

Tech Specs

Volume :   45 L (2,746 cu in)
Average Stock Weight :   1.8 kg (4 lb)
Materials :   840d nylon, 1260d ballistic nylon


  • Climbing Magazine - 2015 Editors' Choice


Pipe Dream 45 Crash Pad Pack is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 16.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this thing... This has got to be the best crag pack... The size it great for a day of sport climbing or light trad. It can all the essentials and more for the day and keeps things nicely organized with bomber gear loops and convenient pockets for all your things. I used to carry a pack and a pad to the crag and often people would look oddly at you for bring a big pad to climb a cliff, until they realize you're the guy who brought the comfy couch to the crag! This pack doubles as a great crag couch or small pad for tricky starts. My only complaint is the fitting of the top flap/panel. The cuts are just not quite right so its always a little wonky feeling/looking.
Date published: 2017-02-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super Fun Pack once i got this pack can't go back . super easy to pack you stuff, i can put inside 80 meter rope, 15 draws, harness chalk bag, food and water and all my clothes for the day. I hiked with this pack really comfortably for up to 40 min, the harness is just fine. when opening the pad the harness is on the ground so i recommend not to put it on the dirt and it is better to take of the shoulder straps and spred them. for me it easier first to close the pack then to put all the gear inside. it would nice to have a rope trap to put the gear you not using when you are on the pad. also i found it better to close all velcro straps before putting it on the ground other wise the velcro streps catches dirt and grass.
Date published: 2016-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So much more than just a pack! Until you have seen this pack in use, you may not fully appreciate its true benefits. A crash pad it is not! I use this pack for everything cragging. Long approaches and carrying trad or sport gear is no problem. Its great to have a place to rest between burns instead of laying in the dirt. If you have a crag dog, this thing makes a great bed for them at the cliff. If you have a baby, this thing is a game changer! It serves as a sun shield, a changing table, a play mat, and can be used as a nice seat for moms who are breastfeeding. Once in Red Rocks, I've even used it to stay warm by rolling it up and placing my legs into it when the weather turned and I was ill prepared wearing only shorts and T shirt. It is surprisingly very warm!
Date published: 2015-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An Actual Dream Pack I received this package as a birthday gift last august, and it is still going strong. This pack is spacious and has plenty of compartments for all of your assorted gear. Took this to RRG for a trip and was able to hold a 70m rope, 12 quickdraws, assorted belay devices, food, clothes, two pairs of climbing shoes, water bottles, and phone/keys/wallet with no issues. There is even a handy loop on the inside of the detachable top for your keys! pad is great as a barrier to keep your rope from getting dirty when belaying, or becoming a comfortable seat at a campsite. The straps are also extremely easy to adjust to whoever is carrying the gear. I am 5'1" and my climbing partner is 6'3" and there was very little downtime adjusting from crag to crag. My only issue is that the pack can become top heavy if you do not load your gear effectively. overall, a great pack and would definitely ask for this again.
Date published: 2018-01-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from THE sport climbing pack This is THE pack to get all your essentials to the crag, keep your stuff out of the dirt and be able to lounge between burns. It carries well and is comfortable to lay on. I would like it if it were more square instead of tapering at the bottom (I can't get my rope in straight and there is room on the sides when i put it in sideways). Bottom line is there is not a better sport wanking pack made...
Date published: 2016-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Coolest freakin' cragging pack ever. This thing is awesome! It's not the pack you'd use for a long approach to a multipitch climb, but in terms of a dedicated single pitch cragging pack, I couldn't dream up a better pack if I tried. Super quick to pack and unpack, comfortable to carry, lots of room for big cragging days or collapses down for smaller cragging days, and just enough accessory pockets that you don't have to open the whole thing up all the time. Also seems to be very durable in terms of the materials used. Seriously impressed with this pack!
Date published: 2017-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best crag pack ever! Love having a sack that doubles as a carry all and a lounge pad. I use a small duffle to hold shoes harness and rack. Keys, wallet and food live in the detachable top. There is plenty of room left over for rope, clothing, etc. The "pack style" carry system far exceeds crash pad standards. It carries super well with a big heavy load. I can't say enough good things about this system! It is a pack, lounging pad, dog bed, that I can use for low bouldering!
Date published: 2016-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Got It Right I've had "crash pad" packs for years. The Pipedream finally gets it right. This bag is big so you're going to stuff it full of your junk which means it's going to be heavy. No worries though- the padded shoulder straps and waist belt on this thing make carrying heavy loads a breeze. The detachable lid is handy so you don't crush your phone. When it's in "pad mode" it's roomy enough for you and your dog. Get one!
Date published: 2016-05-14
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