Petzl Bug

Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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Petzl's Bug was designed specifically for multi-pitch, long routes that are done in a single day. Its rounded rectangular shape maximizes volume and minimizes interference while in use. The volume of the BUG is ideal for carrying gear on the approach and when climbing (hydration system, guidebook/topo, clothing, shoes, etc). Everything has been designed for maximum comfort while climbing with the BUG on the back: minimal bulk, shoulder straps allowing freedom of arm movement, comfortable and ventilated back panel, foldaway waistbelt, high positioning allows access to back of harness (for chalkbag, gear), lateral compression straps.

- CampSaver.com

Petzl BUG Rock Climbing Pack - The BUG Climbing Backpack by Petzl was designed specifically for multi-pitch, long routes that are done in a single day. It's rounded rectangular shape maximizes volume and provides plenty of room for gear without interfering with your climbing. The volume is ideal for carrying gear on the approach and on the ropes. It carries high on the back so it reduces wear from abrasions. Wide, ergonomically shaped shoulder straps are comfortable and extra stable. The waistbelt provides additional carry comfort for heavy loads and tucks away to leave freedom of movement when climbing. An adjustable height sternum strap enhances security and freedom of movement. A single top opening with handle is a sturdy attachment point and helps to keep everything safely stored when open. Lateral compression straps keep the contents secure as well as allow you to carry a jacket

- Outdoorplay

The BUG backpack is designed for single-day multi-pitch rock climbing, and is perfect for everyday uses. Suitable for carrying gear on the approach and when climbing (hydration system, food, clothing, shoes). It is designed to offer the best possible comfort: minimum bulk, freedom of shoulder movement, foldaway waistbelt, high carrying position for unobstructed access to harness. Compact, ergonomic shape for maximum mobility during climbing or everyday use:- 18 liter volume for transporting equipment- compact shape is snug against the back Accessorization for mountain activities or everyday use:- side compression straps- adjustable strap for attaching a rope to the top of the pack- wide exterior pocket, interior compartment for hydration system or laptop, wallet pocket, topo pocket in back of pack- foldaway waistbelt- adjustable sternal strap ensures the pack is stable when climbing Very durable: bottom and sides lined with high-tenacity fabric Specifications Volume: 18 liters Weight: 525 g Material(s): nylon

- Bentgate.com

There isn't a situation for which the Bug Climbing Pack from Petzl isn't ready. Equipped with numerous specialized gear pockets and loops, an ample 1098 cubic inches of room in its main compartment, a ventilated backpanel, and ergonomic shoulder straps, this pack is ready for long, multipitch routes.

- Mountain Gear