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Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
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For when it really counts, and your ropes need to feed properly, this is the ultimate unit. Big Wall soloists will rejoice with the ease of packing the rope and the uniform and tangleless deployment. Anyone stuck in a stiff upward hurricane on El Cap using this piece of equipment will be making sandwiches instead of doing a bad version of the Indian Rope Trick. Features include two grommets in the bottom to drain away water in storms. The last thing you need is a 96lbs of water in your rope bag when you rap back into the station. A "Ballast" strap on the bottom that you can clip some weight onto to keep the bag from flapping around in the wind when almost all the rope is deployed. Four internal "Hot Clips", two up high and two down inside on the bottom panel to tie your rope to and keep the ends separate and easy to locate. A stiff 2" webbing reinforced rim that goes all the way around the bag. A super burly divider to keep the ropes separated. A no frills yet fully functioning closure and bomber hauling set up that only needs a single biner to make it all happen. The clip in loops are designed to work with a single clip in point, a wide spread double clip in, or even three clips at the anchor. This bag is designed for "on the wall" use. It is not a casual "carry your rope around bag". It thrives up on a wall, not at the base of the local hummock. There are no shoulder straps, padded gizmos, or fluff apparatus to interfere with its sole function: Big Wall Rope Management. The back panel is made from a burly 600x300 fabric that wraps around the full bottom and rear corners to fight abrasion. The main bags are made from 420D Pack Cloth which is no slouch by itself. All the loops and add-ons sport numerous bartacks and are bomber to overkill for the application. This is a "no worries" bag. $49.00

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Of the three I own, it is the only one not for sale 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: xtrmecat, 2009-01-16

Two sides divided, anchors easily, can be weighted on bottom, stays open, burly, won't fill with rain, hauls well, stays open and stacks well, works like nothing else. I have searched for a system that works, and finally found it. No more rope hooks, butterfly coils feeding me. This bag does it all and has every thing you need in a rope bag for solo climbing. Fish Products hit a home run with this one.

FISH - SNAKE CHARMER Rope Bag 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: holdplease2, 2008-09-22

This bag is the shit. You guys have it all wrong...its not one side for the lead line, one for the haul line. Its one side for a rope, one side for your jacket, snacks, beersch, water, whatever. Or your haul line or tag line or spare rack.

The bag is made from bomber construction and is big enough to hold a 70-meter wall-worthy (meaning fat) rope on each side. The thing is perfect, IMO. Plus, its made in the garage of a guy who actually climbs by a guy and gal who get out and climb every damn weekend and has sent more walls than 99.9% of us ever will! SUPPORT the companies that are out there inventing stuff, like the Snake Charmer, booze muffler, etc. Fish, made in a garage the way it should be. -Kate.

This bag rocks 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: wolfdog, 2008-09-12

I use this bag for roped soloing and wall climbing and it feeds double or single ropes flawlessly. It is also pretty darn handy when you are going to the crag and bringing two ropes as it has two handles and is comfortable to carry as long as you are not hiking a long ways. Super heavy duty construction.

that's my bag, baby! 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: yetanotherdave, 2008-09-03

Great bag, weak review. C'mon, it's a cut/paste from the FISH website:

great rope bag 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: mdavid01, 2007-09-11

This bag has two sides for the main line and haul rope. Totally heavy duty and gobbles up rope easily/quickly. Very killer to have for long days of ropework slogging up walls.

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