Bear Bagging Kit

32 reviews
$64.95 Weight 3.4 oz / 96.0 g


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I wanted a food bag that was more flexible than a rigid bear canister that I could hang confidently and that would hold up to the elements. Hangs well, stores in backpack well, holds up well in weather and is just plain wonderful.

– Arian M., ★★★★★

Keep your food safe from bears, rodents, and other woodland creatures with our ultralight Bear Bagging Kit. Featuring one of our Food Bags, a Rock Sack and 50ft of 2.0mm Z-Line Slick Cord, our Bear Bagging kit is everything you need to make sure your food is safe while you sleep.


  • Constructed from 1.6 oz/sqyd Dyneema® Composite Fabric. By comparison our regular Dry Bags are made from thinner 1.0 oz/sqyd material.

  • Easily stands up to the abuse of bear bagging heavy loads or pointy food items.

  • Carabiner is included with one of our Food Bags for hanging the bag from the roll top! 

  • The Large size will typically fit up to 5-6 days of food and the Big 3-4 Days.

  • Fully taped seams. Our food bags will keep water out in typical backpacking conditions where the bag is not submerged.

  • The top of the bags seal with stiff velcro to make closing and rolling the top easy! Air can escape from the rolled velcro, allowing these to squish flatter in your backpack as more gear is piled on top.

  • Our Dyneema® Z-Line slick cord glides over branches better than lines with a polyester sheath.

  • 50 feet is more than you need - extra is included in case you get it snagged or need some for other uses.

  • We chose our thicker 2 mm line because it is easier to handle and less prone to tangling than thinner bear lines.

  • The line is harder for bears and other animals to find and chew through.

  • rock sack makes bear bagging easier. Just put in a rock, pebbles, or sand, tie on your cord, and toss it up over a branch.

  • The material is even slightly rodent resistant as persistent rodents usually give up before causing major damage to the bag.

  • For other storage options that will protect your gear from moisture, check out our Dry Bags collection. 

  • All Zpacks gear has a two year limited warranty against defects in materials or workmanship. Please see our return / warranty policy.

  • Made in the USA.

The Kit includes:

Large Roll Top Food Bag - 1.5 ounces (43 grams)

or Big Roll Top Food Bag - 1.2 oz (34 grams)

50 feet of 2 mm Z-Line Slick cord: 1.7 ounces (48 grams)

Rock Sack: .1 ounce (2.8 grams)

Mini Carabiner: .1 ounce (2.8 grams)

Total Weight of all components:

Large: 3.4 ounces (96 grams)  or Big: 3.1 ounces (87 grams)

Sizing:

Large:

Flat Dimensions: 17" wide x 19.5" tall (43 cm x 50 cm)

Full Dimensions: 11" wide by 6" deep by 13" tall (28 cm x 15 cm x 33 cm)

Volume: 850 cubic inches / 14 Liters 

Days of Food: Up to 5-6

Big:

Flat Dimensions: 12.25" wide x 19.5" tall (31 cm x 49.5 cm)

Full Dimensions: roughly 8" diameter by 13" tall (20.3 cm x 33 cm)

Volume: 650 cubic inches / 10.7 Liters

Days of Food: Up to 3-4

Made with Bio-Based Dyneema® Fiber

Reduce your carbon footprint with DSM’s bio-based Dyneema® fiber technology. Sourced from renewable, bio-based feedstock, it is the first ever bio-based ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (HMPE) fiber. Commit to sustainability and help reduce our reliance on fossil fuel resources and rely on the trusted performance of the world’s strongest fiber™. Click here to learn more about our sustainability initiatives.

Made in the USA.



1.6 oz/sqyd Dyneema® Composite Fabric

This weight has more than twice the Dyneema® thread count of the thinner weights, and a double thick membrane as well. It has very high tensile strength, and excellent abrasion and puncture resistance.


Tensile Strength:
 210 lb/in (1840 N/5cm)

Puncture Strength: 5.2 lb (23 N)

Water Resistance: >20,000 mmH₂O

Made in the USA.
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AL
08/12/2022
April L.
Canada

Not worth the Money

First off, it was very hard and expensive to get it to Canada. It was highly recommended so I bought it anyway. Not worth the price. It’s so thin, and doesn’t keep any smell in. Would buy a second bear vault instead for our next trip.

AL
08/12/2022
April L.
Canada

Not worth the Money

First off, it was very hard and expensive to get it to Canada. It was highly recommended so I bought it anyway. Not worth the price. It’s so thin, and doesn’t keep any smell in. Would buy a second bear vault instead for our next trip.

TF
07/15/2022
Tim F.
United Kingdom United Kingdom

AT section hiker.

Just the job for the backcountry, it's better than carrying the bear canister, it's light, easier to manage, it has a velcro close and safety clip with carabiner and comes with approximately 50` of cord and a rock sack, i was well impressed with this item..

Zpacks Bear Bagging Kit Review
DS
07/06/2022
Donald S.
United States United States

Works as expected

No complaints. Works as expected.

KL
05/22/2022
Kevin L.
United States United States

Works great

Works as advertised.