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View Poll Results: Do you pack an extra cap or lid for any of the containers that you carry?
Yes 2 25.00%
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I'm considering doing so - now that I think about it. 1 12.50%
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Old 02-05-2015, 12:08 PM
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Caps / Lids

Do you pack an extra cap or lid for any of the containers that you carry?

For example, perhaps you carry a spare cap for a water bottle or collapsible container.

This might be considered as unnecessary, by those who don't carry spares, but some backpackers have been thankful to get out another cap when one rolled off a mountain or fell into a crevice.

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Old 02-06-2015, 01:35 PM
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I would say it depends upon the length of the trip. If it were an extended trip, I would consider an NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Actually, this sort of situation happened on my last AT section hike.
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I primarily posted about this to see how many hikers here actually carry spare caps or would conside NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-07-2015, 09:57 AM
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