El Packer came into this world as a special ops project for Andy Kirkpatrick. He was leading the climbing team that was assisting BBC presenter Alex Jones on her 3 day ascent of the Moonlight Butress in Zion - all in aid of Sports Relief.
Andy wanted super tough stuff bags the team could fill with sleeping bags, clothing, food etc. to simply organise the kit within the massive haul bags. They had to be easy to grab with mitts on, and be strong enough should they need to be persuaded out of the haul bag and easily clipped to to the wall or ledge. Manufactured from the same 1000D Cordura we use on our bouldering mats and duffle bags they are tough and durable. To make El Packer more practical there are 4 webbing daisy chains bartacked along the sides for clipping in stuff. Each El Packer has a simple sewn in drawcord closure and two grab handles, again bartacked for strength.
Even though these are durable bags they are NOT haul bags. They are designed to be stash bags inside your main haul bag.
- 2 Grab loops
- Drawcord closure
- 25 Year Alpine Bond
Origin: United Kingdom