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Black Diamond Bolt
The butterfly-shaped, torsionally flexible perimeter stay and stiff nylon framesheet transfer loads of up to 20 pounds with no bounce or sway. The shoulder straps and hipbelt move independently to keep weight in sync with your body and improve balance when you’re scrambling or high-stepping. $130; 2 lbs.; 24 liters; blackdiamondequipment.com