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Lightloads Do Not Allow Bacteria Buildup

Going camping but don’t know what to bring?  Lightload Towels are the answer to your camping needs.  They pack down to the size of a quarter but unleashed they are large towels. Use them to wash dishes, hold hot pots, mop up spills, filter water, store food,  dry the body and hundreds of other applications .  Reuse them over and over not like paper towels that are done after a wipe. Lightloads also dry quickly and do not allow bacteria buildup like the bulky cotton towels. Lose it on the ground and no worries. Lightloads biodegrade very fast in the environment. They are available in two sizes, the beach towels 36×60 in(90×150 cm) and the smaller 12 x24(30 x60cm)Contact www.ultralighttowels.com

Lightload towel Vs. A MSR Pack Towel of the Same Size.

I recently led a hike in the Bear Mt. area with two of my teenage nephews. We field tested a small Lightload towel against as MSR pack towel of the same size. Both towels absorb the same as we found while drying off tent flies after a rainy night. But a distinct advantage of the Lightload is that you can ring much more water out of the fabric than the MSR, therefore making it more absorbant after the initial use, which allowed it to dry much faster than the MSR.

The Lightload was used, dryed by hanging on pack, and then re-used 4 times, while at days end, and after only 1 use, the MSR was still damp and heavy. The Lightload also, obviously packs smaller. Time and again, when we needed to dry something, such as ourselves after cooling off in a stream, we reached for the Lightload. Also, the LL is a fraction of the price of the MSR. The only catagory where the MSR may be superior is durability, but we can continue extended field tests to determine the durability of the Lightload.