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Metolius Bouldering Bag Review


Bouldering Crash Pad

  • Currently 3.0/5
Overall avg rating 3.0 of 5 based on 1 review. Most recent review: April 9, 2010
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Pros:  Lightweight, disperses gear when layed flat
Cons:  None
Manufacturer:   Metolius
Review by: Chris McNamara ⋅ Founder and Editor-in-Chief, OutdoorGearLab ⋅ April 9, 2010  
The Metolius Bouldering Bag is a great way to store gear in a bouldering pad that is tight on space. It has simple, no frills and lightweight construction. It folds flat, which gives it a low profile and disperses gear over a larger surface area. It has a good amount of volume and will hold four-plus pairs of shoes and a chalk bag or two pairs of shoes and lunch, water, etc. It is not an essential purchase if you have a bouldering pad that will easily hold a medium-sized backpack. In that case, we would just use any old pack that is lying around. But if you have a pad that doesn't hold much, this is a great option. The shoulder strap is comfortable but we did not find we used it much. The price is about right if you boulder a lot. If you don't boulder much, you could improvise something else.

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