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I.C.E P.A.C Survival Backpacks Include Lightload Towels

I.C.E  P.A.C (In Case of Emergency Backpacks)  are survival backpacks  that  include Lightload Towels among other extremely useful survival items. Lightload Towels are wickable, fire starters, mask, diapers and much more. The backpack is intended to be a life saver in the most extreme perilous conditions.

“Endorsed by a Navy Seal, Famous Off-road racer, Stunt men in Hollywood, registered nurse, a stay at home mom, and  an avid outdoorsmen…” I.C.E  P.A.C ‘s are the quintessential disaster aid.

“The kit includes: (over 90 items) Quality Backpack, food, water, 6-in-1 flashlight, 5-in-1 survival whistle, 50+ piece first aid kit, multi-purpose tool, 200 hour 4-in-1 LED Glow Stick, tube tent, poncho, survival blanket, mini fishing kit/sewing kit, snake bite kit, firestarter/towel, personal waterfilter, and much much more.”

Brian Stewart one of the company founders says “In any emergency situation there are three things to consider: Prepare (“an”emergency kit) Aware (have a plan in place) Knowledge (be informed)” and the kit is prepared with this in mind.

Below are pictures of the contents.

for more information please contact:

Call: 562-547-9191

E-mail: incaseofemergencypak@gmail.com

Toronados Ultralight Backpacking Gear Review of Lightload Towels

Toronados ultralight backpacking site did a review of the lightload Towels. ” I
got
to test it out on a recent backpacking trip in Ojai, California where I put it through the not-so-tough paces of drying off my wet pot after cooking a meal and mopping up some spilled water on my groundcloth.

After arriving home, I threw the lightload towel in the washing machine and dryer with my other gear. I found the result was a much softer version of the towel…and we’re talking feathery soft. There is minimal fraying, but nothing that would affect performance. It also results in a slightly larger size — 12.5 in by 22 in,” says Toronado.

Toronados ultralight backpacking site
is an extension of Tornado’s Ultralight Backpacking, a website dedicated to ultralight backpacking: the pursuit of great outdoor adventures with minimal weight on your back. Here you will find trail recipes, homemade gear info, gear reviews, cool new products, and inspiring outdoor musings. Enjoy!
Toronados
“philosophy is to go backpacking as light as possible without eliminating important items like a toothbrush or a first aid kit. I aim toward minimalism to lighten my pack, eliminating unnecessary items and keeping everything as simple as possible. I prefer low-tech bare essentials so that my gear is able to handle the abuse of the outdoors without constant coddling or repair.

I don’t necessarily chase after the most recent breakthrough in ultralight gear or fabrics, but rather wait for ideas to prove themselves. Don’t get me wrong, I’d love to have my pack under 5 pounds, but I don’t want to break the bank, and I want my gear to be reliable.”

Please visit
htp://litetornado.blogspot.com/2009/05/gear-review-lightload-towels.html

Idaho Based A Happy Camper sells lightload Towel

    ahappycamper
    Here is a summary of the homepage of A Happy Camper a great camping store that sells lightload Towels, the only towels that are survival tools. Please visit their website http://www.ahappycamper.com.

    “When was the last time you went camping? Remember what it felt like to be in the fresh air outdoors? Remember sleeping under the stars and dreaming of the exciting adventures that the next day might hold? Maybe it is time for you to leave behind the modern world and reconnect with Mother Nature. At A Happy Camper, we can supply you with all the essentials that you might need on your great adventure outdoors or indoors if it rains!!

    Ever wonder what it takes to be A Great Dutch Oven Cook? Come check us out! We have the high-quality dutch oven equipment and camping gear. Everything you will need to make your outdoor cooking experience a great one. Feel free to browse this site, or visit us at A Happy Camper in the big city of Twin Falls, Idaho.

    We carry Lodge Dutch Ovens, Camp Chef Dutch Ovens, Maca Dutch Ovens, Dutch Oven Cookbooks, Dutch Oven Accessories, Dutch Oven Tables, Volcano Stoves, Fire Starter, Fire Pans, Insect Repellent, Lanterns, Camp Stoves, Hot Dog Forks, Flashlights, and plenty more.

    All orders are usually shipped out the next day after receiving the order unless it is a holiday or a weekend. Orders should be received in 3 to 5 working days unless next-day, 2-day, or 3-day service has been requested. All customers are responsible for the freight coming to them; and if they decide to return the item, they are responsible for paying for the freight back to A Happy Camper.”

    1848 Addison Avenue East – Twin Falls, Idaho 83301 – (208) 736-8048
    Open M-F 9:30 AM. to 4:00 PM Sat. 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Sunday Closed MST

Pocket-Size lightload Beach Towels Pack a Big Punch

The only beach towels that fit in a pocket
The only beach towels that fit in a pocket

March 27, 2009
Comander Lou Schwartz of Lake Norman Sail & Power Squadron reviewed the Lightload Towels for the March/April 2009 issue of Ensign Magazine, a boating Magazine, and gave them an overwhelming thumbs up.

During a recent stay on his cruiser Comander Schwartz used the lightload Towels instead of a normal bath towel and “they worked great. The towels are extremely
absorbent and machine washable.”

Cdr Schwartz goes on to say, ” the thought that I could have carried towels in my pocket during my recent climb of Mount Kilimanjaro simply astonishes me. I recommend using these towels not only for boating but also camping, hiking vacation travel and even in your survival kit. The brightly colored towels are perfect for signaling for help, and they make a great wind or winter scarf.”

Cdr. Schwartz is an avid boater for 35 years. He cruises on North Carolina’s Lake Norman and the Intracoastal waterway.

Ultralight Designs.com sells Lightload Towels

as ultralight as they get
as ultralight as they get
Ultralight Designs an Ultralight backpacking site with all the equipment, tips and techniques for lightweight and ultralight backpackers sells the lightload Towels. Lightload Towels are as light and compact as you can get with a towel. Weighing in at .6 oz these reusable towels can be used so many ways. One favorite is to wear around the neck or hands to keep warm in cold conditions. The wicking power is superb and does insulate the user.

Ultralight Designs also has stoves, food, shelter, sleeping, packing and emergency gear.
please contact bob the manager at bob@ultralightdesigns.com or go to the site

Abandoning Ship? lightload Towels May Save the Day

You hope abandoning ship never happens. If it ever does you need to be prepared and having the right emergency gear in your flee bag can mean the difference between life and death. Items like line and hooks, inflatable vests, food, flares and lights are always good but also now experts are saying the lightload Towels are abandon ship bag worthy.

Mike lovett in the From the Experts section of Sailing World Magazine January 2009 issue says “you might be thankful for adding the Lightload Towels to your ditch bag.” He goes on to say “it fits easily in a ditch bag where you might call upon it to serve as insulation, as a bandage, or, thanks to the checkered graphics pattern, as a make shift chess board.”
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The article is http://www.sailingworld.com/sailing-gear/clothing-and-accessories/lightloadt-towel-by-dyna..

They are available on line at www.ultralighttowels.com and are discounted by 50% if you buy 12 or more.

Columbus Dispatch ’08 Holiday Travel List Includes Lightload Towels

http://www.dispatch.com/live/content/travel/stories/2008/12/21/HITLIST21.ART_ART_12-21-08_F1_H8C8C54.html?sid=101

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