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Our lightweight, mid-sized ski pack for day-in/day-out ski touring and in-bounds shredding, the Dawn Patrol 25 stashes your avalanche gear and daily essentials and is AvaLung-Ready for use with our AvaLung Element. READ MORE
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Our lightweight, mid-sized ski pack for day-in/day-out ski touring and in-bounds shredding, the Dawn Patrol 25 stashes your avalanche gear and daily essentials and is AvaLung-Ready for use with our AvaLung Element. Learn More


Early-morning tours, spring ski-mountaineering missions and in-bounds storm days—the Black Diamond Dawn Patrol 25 Pack is a lightweight, go-to pack with a streamlined design and essential features. The pack’s active, form-fitting suspension provides a contoured, body-hugging fit, while zippered backpanel access provides easy entry. Exterior attachment points for skis, a helmet and ice tools outfit the pack for technical trips into the mountains, 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 backpanel access
  • High-tenacity, ultralight Dynex side panels and shoulder straps
  • Tuck-away diagonal ski carry and A-frame carry
  • Ice tool PickPockets™, Hi-Lo helmet holder and dedicated avy tools organizer pocket
  • Hydration compatible with insulated sleeve and shoulder strap

Tech Specs

Volume :   [S/M] 23 L (1404 cu in)
[M/L] 25 L (1526 cu in)
Average Stock Weight :   1.04 kg (2 lb 5 oz)
Materials :   Dynex (210d + PE200d, 840d nylon oxford)
Dawn Patrol™ 25 Pack is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 10.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Quinessential Day Pack I hope BD makes this pack forever. It is the ideal balance of features and weight. I’ve used mine for over 300 days before the shoulder strap broke... but that was because I nicked with my ski edge. Whatever, I’m buying the exact same one again. I take it day touring, overpack it and throw a sleeping bag on the outside and use for a few nights at the yurt (I have the 25L), pull a basecamp sled and use it to day tour, or wear it in the resort where it can be underpacked and cinched down, giving a nice low profile. It is THE perfect pack!!
Date published: 2018-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great day touring pack Works great for European day touring - just the right size for essentials, good ski and helmet carry systems. The sack feels light, close fitting and stable and seems well made. A small pocket on one hip belt would be nice to have, but its easy to slide a separate one onto the webbing if really needed. So many day touring packs are over spec'ed or too heavy - getting on really well with the Dawn Patrol 25 so far
Date published: 2018-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Have used this patrolling and love it Great backpack with room for avy gear and some layers/supplies. Tough to fit extra layers/gloves, food and water, and all first aid gear. I would go to the larger bag for all that.
Date published: 2018-02-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome pack for quick trips to the back country This pack provides a great lightweight option when I just need to carry an extra layer and some snacks. The separate pocket for my avy gear is also great to keep everything organized. I highly recommend this pack for anyone looking for a lightweight option.
Date published: 2018-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from confortable!!! A good pack, For days of ski muntain and it has the right size
Date published: 2018-01-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great pack! Bought this pack for ski and general use. Fits well, and has a nice look to it. I did not want an avalung addition (northeast user) and its still a good pack. The pockets and their organization were a little non-intuitive (large opening is directly against the back) and could use some refinement in future versions, but are not a deal-breaker in the current pack.
Date published: 2017-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Patrol pack. Excellent product. I use it everyday I'm on Pro Patrol, when I'm not using may Avalanche Control bomb and air bag pack. The size at 25 liters is perfect, I can carry just the gear I need for the day, and like the dedicated shovel/probe sleeve. Light weight very comfortable.
Date published: 2017-03-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for a daily ski pack I've used mine for about 100 days of skiing so far. Love this pack. It has all the necessary features (back panel access, dedicated snow tools pocket, quick diagonal carry) and nothing it doesn't. It still looks like it did when I took it out of the box. I have what I take pretty dialed and the pack is rather full, so if you're a "bring everything" type, I'd go for the 32 instead of the 25.
Date published: 2017-02-13
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