Sunday, March 4, 2012

Re-sealable plastic bags great for day hikes

Always bring a couple of re-sealable plastic bags on a day hike.
Photo courtesy of Wikipedia.
Quart-size plastic bags normally used in the kitchen will have a number of uses on a hike, from holding garbage and soiled diapers to keeping dry items from paper maps to matches.

Always brings a couple of extra bags; even if never used, they’re lightweight and take up little space.

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Read more about day hiking with children in my guidebook Hikes with Tykes.