Comes with metal buckles, padded shoulder straps, integrated pocket, D-ring stuff holder, and center handle. Durable.
Recieved good ratings from Climbing Magazines Pad Test Issue 214.
"Well-made and inexpensive, the Ground Control was one of my favorite pads. The shell is doubled with abrasion-resistant urethane at the corners — where most pads wear out first. Metal speed buckles make packing and unpacking the pad a snap. The foam is high-quality, giving a robust landing, but is rather firm for a taco-style pad — you have to flip the Ground Control upside-down and stomp on it to get it to lay flat after it has been folded... A-"