ONE ESSENTIAL ITEM FOR ANY OUTDOOR EXCURSION
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This practical item is not often thought of as an essential in emergency situations, but it has dozens of uses that can help you out when in the elements.
You could be hunting, hiking, riding, camping, or any other number of outdoor activities. Yes, there are many items you could bring along with you, such as a knife, flashlight, waterproof matches, duct tape, or water. There's one particular item that can come in handy when you're out in the wild that is cheap and easy to carry.
According to The Blaze, hunting guide Aram von Benedikt advises you bring with you a plastic, industrial strength garbage bag. In a video posted on Outdoor Life's Facebook page on April 13th, he explains that it can save your life.
It's many practical uses include rain protection for yourself (as a poncho), rain protection for firewood, shelter, storing meat to submerge in a cold creek to prevent spoilage, trail markers, and other survival purposes.
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