How do you build a poop toob?


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Sport climber
May 10, 2012 - 08:03pm PT
My poop tube is an old ProteinPowder jar. the opening is about 6 inches in diameter. Solid built. Tight, twist seal on the lid. Holds the smell really well.

climber's near nevada...
May 10, 2012 - 10:54pm PT
impressive...but where does da brim go on that thing ?

May 10, 2012 - 10:57pm PT
What a thread.

Can you believe this sh!t ........
Jim Smith

Trad climber
sunnyvale, ca
May 11, 2012 - 01:22pm PT
To you EURO bag tossers out there....

I got hit with a bag while on the Nose in Aug 2003 by a team of Spaniards. Having your ropes covered in Euro poo while on a wall is no fun.

I got pissed off enough that I almost caught up to them. I went and looked for them at camp 4 later and some of thier buddies figured out by my questions who I was.

"you are the guy who was hit with the sh#t HA HA HA... that is really funny"

"no they aren't here anymore, they are out climbing"....

none of them would be a man and fess up and it wouldn't have right to return a paper plate full of the favor onto a randon tent of spaniards.

Please understand, the rules about packing out your waste isn't just another annoying park service regulation like out of bounds bivying and food storage for bears...This rule is a part of the social compact amoungst wall climbers. Please be a good embassador when you visit our country and our walls.


Trad climber
Mar 11, 2013 - 08:30pm PT
Jace here bumping everybody's favorite topic with a question!

How long would you make a 4" wide poop tube. 4 days/3 nights and two guys? Mike's post up top makes it sound like 3' is the way to go but that seems a little large. Better have the space and not need it than need it and not have it?
Don Paul

Big Wall climber
Colombia, South America
Mar 11, 2013 - 09:03pm PT
I was going to wait for Mark Hudon to sell one second hand.

Trad climber
Is that light the end of the tunnel or a train?
Mar 11, 2013 - 09:52pm PT
How do you build a poop toob?

Well first you have to have the right consistency of poo. Then you roll it out like a pie crust with a bakery roller and roll that into a toob. Easy peezy cheezy. Now did you see where Mythbusters proved you can polish a turd?
Mark Hudon

Trad climber
Hood River, OR
Mar 12, 2013 - 12:15am PT
Ha! No, I still need it!

Trad climber
Mar 12, 2013 - 12:23am PT
I was once stopped at the register while purchasing the components to build a poop tube. The manager was called over. I was interrogated with the assumption that I was building some type of pipe bomb. They pretty much decided I was building some type of bomb without ever asking me what I was assembling. I will never forget the expression on the employes face when I told them what I was doing.

Trad climber
Is that light the end of the tunnel or a train?
Mar 12, 2013 - 12:26am PT
Shall I demonstrate sir or can i go now?
The Dunk

Social climber
Mar 12, 2013 - 02:18am PT
If you or someone you know is in the medical field they can get their hands on some suction canister solidifier. Turns liquids to solids and sanitizes it in the process. Poop then add some in the poop tube - actually peeing in the tube some helps. Turns everything into a solid, sanitized mass. Your poop tube / container should be disposable.

Trad climber
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Mar 12, 2013 - 07:13am PT
One very important step in building a poop tube: Fill tube with poop.

Otherwise it's just a big empty pipe.


Trad climber
Mar 12, 2013 - 09:52am PT
It was at Mcguckins in Boulder too. I was really surprised that they did had not seen a poop tube before. Granted this was 20 years ago. Sir....I plan on pooping in a paper bag and then placing said poop bag in this tube. The dudes look was priceless and I think he thought I was the crazy one.
Sierra Ledge Rat

Mountain climber
Old and Broken Down in Appalachia
Mar 12, 2013 - 11:57am PT
I'm still a bit confused...

Can someone post a youtube video of an actual event in which the poop tube is used for real?

Thank you.
Sioux Juan

Big Wall climber
Costa mesa
Mar 12, 2013 - 12:35pm PT
Mac is on the money.........some containers are wide enought to drop it right in........ don't forget to add something to keep the furmantation r v blue stuff or others mentioned above.....peanut butter or mayo in the large size have a large lids wrap plenty of duct tape around container

Trad climber
San Francisco
Apr 4, 2013 - 12:38pm PT
Believe it or not there is a wikihow.

Trad climber
new paltz, ny
Apr 10, 2013 - 05:55pm PT
who needs one of these tubes...just hold it until night time and then let it rip. the bears will eat it

Trad climber
starvation bar, ca
Apr 14, 2013 - 12:06pm PT
My paralysed ICU patients have ongoing 'elimination' needs that we manage with the following devices:
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