A few weeks ago a family friend asked me to go over what should be in their son’s pack and review a few backcountry techniques.
So, three days later Nick and his buddy Daniel are at my door with a surprise guest, Nick’s
We had a great three hour session. Very straight forward. Perfect for a summer hike.
Towards the end of our time together, Daniel showed me a novel way to stow ones clothing in a pack. A day’s collection of clothing rolled up into a simple bundle.
Step 1 – Layout the gear. All the clothing is light weight.
Step 2 – Fold up the gear. Place clothing so that it can be rolled from bottom to top. Note that the sock’s opening is outward.
Step 3 – Begin rolling. Keep it tight.