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Petzl Bug
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Pros Comfortable, easy to packSimple, great zippered pocket, streamlinedSimple, sturdy, lightDurable, fully featured, ready to haulLight, great features, roomy
Cons Heavy, below average durability, no emergency whistleLimited attachment points, easy to drop stuffNo emergency whistle, draw cord and cord lock blend into packHeavy, priceyFragile, not super versatile
Bottom Line Comfortable, excellent packing volume for a sleek looking packThough there are no extra features, this bag ticks the boxes for mulit-pitch climbingThis well rounded pack is a good choice for long rock climbsThis durable pack is a good choice for dry environmentsAlpine climbing mission? This is the small pack for you
Rating Categories Petzl Bug The North Face Route Rocket Black Diamond Rock Blitz 15 Multi-Pitch 20 Black Diamond Blitz 20
Comfort (25%)
8
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7
Climbing Utility (25%)
8
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Durability (20%)
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Versatility (20%)
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Weight (10%)
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Specs Petzl Bug The North Face... Black Diamond Rock... Multi-Pitch 20 Black Diamond...
Capacity (Liters) 18 16 15 20 20
Measured Weight 1.1 lbs 1.1 lbs 0.85 lbs 1.5 lbs 0.88 lbs
Padded back? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fabric Type 400D nylon 420D nylon 840D nylon Cotton/Polyester blend with 200D Nylon Kevlar Dobby Dynex (210D + PE 200D)
Whistle? No Yes No Yes No
Accessory Pockets? One external zip, one external open, one internal zip One external zip One external zip, one internal zip One external zip, two internal zip, stowable mesh side pocket One external zip, one internal zip
Outside Carry Options? Top strap, one daisy chain External daisy chains Top strap doubles as rope strap Detachable mesh side pocket, top strap Top strap, ice axe attachments
Hip Belt Yes Yes, removable Yes, removable Yes, removable webbing Yes, removable
Hydration System Compatible Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Key Clip? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
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