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C40 Chalk Bag
Instead of making another basic chalk bag like everyone else, Arc'teryx used Schoeller dynamic softshell fabric to give the C40 a unique look and feel. This small-medium-size Arc'teryx chalk bag is just right for bouldering or sport climbing. The C40 Chalk Bag's tapered top allows you to get a quick dab of chalk when you're cruxing on your project. *Only available for US shipment.
- Chalk bag for sport climbing and bouldering
- Schoeller dynamic softshell has a unique feel
- Smaller size is perfect for working your project
- Tapered top reduces the risk of spills
- Item #ARC0629
What do you think about this product?
September 14, 2019
This is no regular chalk bag, it's a chalk bag made by Arcteryx. Arcteryx seems to make all their products with a little magic. This bag is no exception. First day using this, I went from being a lousy 5.10 leader to crushing 5.14X multi pitch mixed alpine routes. I can also knee bar on any route. Buy this chalk bag and climb with the gods!
March 5, 2019
Neat but a bit small
This bag is light and the drawstring pulls tight. That's great! But it is a bit too small for my 5/5 liking. If they made it a tiny bit deeper it would be perfect!
January 25, 2019
Too small for a chalk ball
I will echo what a lot of other people have already mentioned- this bag is too small! It isn't so much about hand size- with a standard chalk ball inside the bag is so small it will not fully close! What. The. Hell. Arcteryx?!?! A half-inch more room and it would be a tight fit but at least it would close. But so small that a chalk ball won't even fit? Ridiculous. Sending it back.
November 22, 2018
God, but a little small size
Quality is good, but size can be improve for better management, the entrance shape is better than the normal flat one.
August 3, 2018
Great Chalk Bag
Awesome chalk bag - soft inside and my chalk does not spill out. I like the adjustable waist strap as well
May 12, 2018
Perfect chalk bag!
I haven't been climbing for very long, but this is exactly what I needed for a chalk bag. It is a great size, very soft on the inside, and the chalk hasn't spilled out at all! I definitely recommend!
September 8, 2017
Chalk Up and Climb-On
This bag is nicer than my first impressions thought. I generally like a simple chalk bag with a lightweight waist belt attachment piece. This bag has a plastic piece which I thought would become annoying but I really started to like it more and more with each climb. It helps that bag stay uprighted in the correct positions so that chalk does not spill out of your bag. The inner felt is also very soft, while the hand opening is large enough to put my sausage fingers into without being excessively open. If you have any questions about this, please do not hesitate to reach out to me by email: sarruabarrena@backcountry, or by phone: 801-204-4679.
May 23, 2017
Best Bag By Far
My favorite feature of this bag is the Schoeller dynamic softshell fabric. It's lightweight, durable, stretchy, and looks great! I never have to worry about beating it up too much ,or it falling apart on me. This is THE bag you need if you have medium sized or smaller hands.
February 15, 2017
The Hand Fits!
I bought this for my boyfriend for when we go to the rock gym. He has such large hands that the chalk bag he had was too small and he struggled sometimes to get his hand in. This bag has a wide enough opening he does not have a problem anymore.
December 12, 2016
Pretty Much Perfect
I have used this bag a few times now and it has proved to be pretty much perfect. A medium size bag fits my hand just fine. It is more on the shallow side but I guess I found that there is not need for it to be any deeper. It does have a very nice brim and drawcord that doesn't let chalk spill out. I'd definitely recommend to my fellow climber friends.
November 11, 2015
Love the material!
I love this little bag: 1) they made it out of softshell material, like clothing. It's very light and super soft. 2) the top is slanted out which actually makes it easier to stick your hands in it 3) generous size for a small bag - it's not THAT small! 4) drawstring and adjustable belt work perfectly Photo: climbing in paradox valley with my c40 in green orchid
November 4, 2015
Perfect for day climbs and the gym
This bag has an easy pull open/close and stays open so you don't have to fiddle with it to get your hand in. It's big enough for a chalk ball and also for my hands (5'5" 115 lb woman). The waist is easily adjustable and stays in place. And it comes in great colors (I use the green orchid).
November 4, 2015
What a gorgeous setting! i love that bag too.
January 28, 2015
Great little chalk bag
Nice materials and thoughtful design, especially the flexible ring around top that keeps the bag open. The cinch works as well as you can expect against chalk, I mostly trust it to keep the rest of my pack chalk-free. The small size is good hitting the gym but probably need to refill for day long excursions.
December 6, 2014
but well built. Ended up passing it off to the wife, since it is too small for me. Great materials and holds up well. Shes been running it for a year or so and has beat it up and its still going strong.
December 3, 2014
Here's also a photo of the size of the chalk bag with regard to my hand size, and how it lays on the body. My hands are 6.5 in. by 4.5 in. across, and the bag is perfect for me.
December 3, 2014
Excellent Chalk Bag
Size reference: Female--my hands are 6.5 inches long from wrist to tip of middle finger; about 4.5 inches across. USE, FIT, & PROS: I love this chalk bag. I've had it for about a year now, and I have no major complaints. My hands fit nicely in the bag, and I have a size medium. (You should compare the depth/width of the bag to your own hand size to be sure it will fit nicely.) I love this bag especially on days I do laps (that's what I'm doing in the video), when I prefer something light that doesn't weigh me down (yes, some chalk bags can weigh you down a little). It's very efficient. I love the color and the drawcord doesn't get stuck as often as other chalk bags I've used (despite the continual presence of chalk on the cord). When choosing a bag, I think the things to look for are a sturdy ring at the top that keeps the bag wide open so it doesn't flop closed--the components involved in keeping this bag put are nice and firm (see the video: even when I twist and turn it stays in just about the same place). Other things to look for are how much room you want for your loose chalk/ball--some people like a bigger bag so they don't have to replace the chalk as often. For me, I replace my chalk every month or so (I climb 3-4 days a week) and the size of this bag is just fine (I would call myself a moderate chalk-user). Another thing to look for is the quality of the belt; this one is great and the buckle looks & feels sturdy. The inside of the bag is nice and soft, and I've never had chalk explode out of the bag when I cinch it shut. It also has a loop for a brush, which I've never had to use, even though I do use it for bouldering as well. I'm not too picky! CONS: If you're looking to do mostly bouldering, you might want to think about getting a chalk bucket instead. This isn't necessarily a downside to this chalkbag, but if you want something that will do double duty for bouldering and sport/trad climbing, then you might want to find something a tad bigger.
September 12, 2014
Too Small for My Hands
I purchased this for myself but ended up giving it to my wife as my hands were too large. She has no complaints and is very happy the bag.
July 8, 2014
Love this chalk bag. The strap on the bag makes it super convenient and easy to use.
April 5, 2014
V3 Dyno Attempt
March 6, 2014
The construction is impressive, as expected from Arc'teryx, but other than that it is a chalk bag. It holds enough chalk and fits my small hands perfectly, but it will not close with a 'full' chalk ball in it. After some use, with the ball smaller, it closed perfectly and doesnt leak chalk. Additionally, it sits really well on the butt, and the stiff brim really helps when you're nervously throwin your hands into it. If I didnt get it on sale ($25), it wouldnt be worth the money though.
December 31, 2010
If the belt is cut off, can the bag still...
If the belt is cut off, can the bag still attach nicely to the haul loop?
January 1, 2011
not particularly, see when the webbing is gone all you have is the plastic ring, my best idea is a small biner through the plastic loop then the haul loop, but because of the angle the loop on the bag is at the bag will be turned in a weird way. the webbing runs through the loop parallel to your body whereas a carabiner would be perpendicular, making the bag turn sideways. so id say to just use the belt or be creative to keep that bag facing the right way, theres no shame with modifying some of your gear, just be careful if you want your warranty
April 5, 2014
What you could also do, emi, is cinch up the belt loop so that you can clip in a regular biner to your haul loop, and loop through the new belt loop. Then, you could cut the excess nylon from the belt, and melt the frays so that you have a neat platform to play with, the haul loop and the new belt loop.
March 3, 2009
Can you remove the belt to attach it to a...
Can you remove the belt to attach it to a harness?
March 3, 2009
Irritatingly enough, no. You'll have to cut one end off the strap to get it off.
April 10, 2009
No. you can put the belt in the pocket though