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4.8
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
13 Reviews

Knot-a-Hitch™

campsite dog-hitching system

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4.8
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
13 Reviews

Knot-a-Hitch™

campsite dog-hitching system

Color

Selected: Red Clay

The Knot-a-Hitch is a campsite dog-hitching system using climbing-inspired components and hardware. Designed with car camping in mind, this comprehensive and intuitive system allows your dog to roam at camp while remaining on leash.

The Knot-a-Hitch includes a strong, kernmantle rope that can be set up between two trees or secured to a single post using Ruffwear-designed hardware and an easy-to-use tensioning system. Your dog can explore their new surroundings while you go about camp duties such as setting up the tent, cooking dinner, or building a fire.

What's New: We updated the shell material on the stow bag for improved durability and resistance to fading.

Dimensions: Rope Length is 28.5 ft (8.7 m); Stow Bag is 6 x 7 x 2 in (16 x 18.5 x 5 cm); 14.4 ounces

The Knot-a-Hitch is a campsite dog-hitching system using climbing-inspired components and hardware. Designed with car camping in mind, this comprehensive and intuitive system allows your dog to roam at camp while remaining on leash.

The Knot-a-Hitch includes a strong, kernmantle rope that can be set up between two trees or secured to a single post using Ruffwear-designed hardware and an easy-to-use tensioning system. Your dog can explore their new surroundings while you go about camp duties such as setting up the tent, cooking dinner, or building a fire.

What's New: We updated the shell material on the stow bag for improved durability and resistance to fading.

Dimensions: Rope Length is 28.5 ft (8.7 m); Stow Bag is 6 x 7 x 2 in (16 x 18.5 x 5 cm); 14.4 ounces

QUICK & EASY SETUP

Quick set up with easy-to-use tensioning system inspired by auto-lock techniques used by rock climbers.

SWIVELING CARIBINER

Keeps leash twist- and tangle-free, and securely attached to the line.

CONVENIENT STOW

Convenient and durable stow bag contains rope tail ends while storm flap keeps elements out.

Additional Features

  • Hitching system allows dogs to roam while remaining on leash

  • Swiveling carabiner keeps leash twist- and tangle-free and securely attached to the line

  • Quick set up with easy-to-use tensioning system inspired by auto-lock techniques used by rock climbers

  • Can be secured around two trees or a single post

  • Strong, supple, reflective kernmantle rope

  • Convenient and durable stow bag contains rope tail ends while storm flap keeps elements out

  • Materials

    • Bag Shell: 300 denier ripstop polyester
    • Rope: 7mm reflective kernmantle rope
    • Hardware: Crux Clip™, tension clip, swivel carabiner
    • Webbing: 15 mm nylon webbing daisy chain
    • Zipper: YKK #3 Reverse Coil Zipper
    • Made in Vietnam
  • Care

    • Hand wash
    • Mild detergent
    • Air dry

Features

QUICK & EASY SETUP

Quick set up with easy-to-use tensioning system inspired by auto-lock techniques used by rock climbers.

SWIVELING CARIBINER

Keeps leash twist- and tangle-free, and securely attached to the line.

CONVENIENT STOW

Convenient and durable stow bag contains rope tail ends while storm flap keeps elements out.

  • Hitching system allows dogs to roam while remaining on leash

  • Swiveling carabiner keeps leash twist- and tangle-free and securely attached to the line

  • Quick set up with easy-to-use tensioning system inspired by auto-lock techniques used by rock climbers

  • Can be secured around two trees or a single post

  • Strong, supple, reflective kernmantle rope

  • Convenient and durable stow bag contains rope tail ends while storm flap keeps elements out

Materials & Care

  • Materials

    • Bag Shell: 300 denier ripstop polyester
    • Rope: 7mm reflective kernmantle rope
    • Hardware: Crux Clip™, tension clip, swivel carabiner
    • Webbing: 15 mm nylon webbing daisy chain
    • Zipper: YKK #3 Reverse Coil Zipper
    • Made in Vietnam
  • Care

    • Hand wash
    • Mild detergent
    • Air dry
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Ratings & Reviews

4.8
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
Based on 13 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 11 Total 4 star reviews: 1 Total 3 star reviews: 1 Total 2 star reviews: 0 Total 1 star reviews: 0
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13 reviews
  • Mariko D.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    16 seconds ago
    Amazing tool for outdoor adventures

    I bought this tool because of its versatility, but I knew that it would be high quality and user friendly because of Ruffwear. All of the Ruffwear items that I have bought are durable, high quality, and perfect for outdoor adventures of all kind. I am very please with how easy this is to set up, whether you have access to one or two trees, or even just a pole/post. I will always use and recommend Ruffwear’s products.

  • Aniko S.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    2 weeks ago
    Perfect for camping, traveling, etc.

    So much better than any tie out. My pup can run and play but can’t run off. She doesn’t get the leash tangled around her legs; doesn’t wrap the lead around trees and bushes. It’s a super slick design that’s a snap to install, it’s durable, and heavy duty. It pairs really well with a bungee leash.

  • Christine S.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    3 weeks ago
    Pup Enjoys It!

    Awesome! My pup is still too young to trust off-leash, even in our unfenced yard. I’ve set this up to let her roam a bit and it’s great. Wish the rope material was a little thicker.

  • Patricia A.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    1 month ago
    Fantastic product!!!

    I love the Knot-a-Hitch for pets! My dog and I are very outdoorsy, and the Knot-a-Hitch keeps him close by, while at the same time giving him some freedom of letting him stray just far enough to satisfy his curiosity outdoors...without him running off to chase another animal or scent.

  • Ryan R.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    1 month ago
    Versatile, easy, and works with two dogs

    We had previously used a stake screwed into the ground, but our boys got tangled all the time. I tested this out first in my garage and driveway while I was doing chores and they were out and about for over an hour with me without getting tangled even once. It worked even better than I expected.

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