Originally Posted by lori
With the double ended stuff sack that came with my BB, I leave the foot end biner and a few inches of strap hanging out, and the head end strap and biner stuffed all the way in, so I don't have to wonder which is the foot and end up hanging the direction opposite to how I want it to go. Nor do I have to mark or tape the end to identify it. Used to have a bit of duct tape on the foot end rope of my HH.
what I do, except
that I leave the 'biner at the head end out. That's only because I like setting the foot end up last to facilitate having the foot end slightly higher on the tree and not just with tensioning.