Patagonia Descensionist 40L Backpack

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Patagonia - Descensionist 40L Backpack
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For every trip down the mountain, there is a long and difficult trip up. The Patagonia Descensionist 40L Backpack was created to help you reach the untracked powder and fresh lines you spend so much time day-dreaming about. With multiple storage options, this pack doubles as a board or ski carrying system, while the daisy chains provide a variety of ways one can store their ice pick. Both the high-density foam back panel and the compression straps help you manage heavy loads. A side entry zipper gives you access to your packed lunch on the fly. All in all, the Patagonia Descensionist 40L Backpack is here to elevate your backcountry pursuits.

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Body5.5-oz 210-denier CORDURA® | 86% Nylon / 14% Polyester with a Polyurethane coating.

Base10-oz 420-denier CORDURA® 100% Nylon Plain Weave with a Polyurethane coating.


947g (2 lbs 1.4 oz)


Padded Hipbelt with Stretch-Woven Stash Pocket

Zippered Pocket on LidOffers easy access to small items.


High-Density Foam Back PanelGives the pack structure and helps to support heavy loads, but can be removed for lightweight pursuits.

Asymmetrical Spindrift Collar Opens Wide for Easy PackingDrawcord simultaneously cinches collar and closes slide for a secure seal; side zipper for easy access to main compartment.

Snowboard Carry Straps & Diagonal Ski Carry Loop Included

Daisy Chains on Front Provide Lashing Options

Compression Straps on SidesHelp manage different-sized loads.


  • Material: Cordura, Nylon, Polyester, Polyurethane (PU)
  • Bag Volume (L): 40
  • Bag Volume (cu in): 2441
  • Weight (g): 947
  • Ski Carry: Yes
  • Snowboard Carry: Yes
  • Hydration Compatible: Yes
  • Hydration Reservoir Included: No
  • Laptop Sleeve: No
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime



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