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Backpacker Magazine – Online Exclusive

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Survive With a Plastic Bag

Keep a plastic bag in your pack as a no-weight lifesaver. Here are 6 ways it might come in handy.
Text by Ted Alvarez. Images by Ben Fullerton.


Glove
Reaching into cold water? Keep your gloves dry and your hands warm by using the bag as a protective glove.




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Kim
Jul 05, 2014

If left is West and right is East, according to the pic would the wind be coming from the West ? Would you call that a prevailing West wind ? If it points to the East is it a East wind ? I'm confused :(

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