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How to keep clothes dry on the water?

Q. How do I keep my clothes dry whenever I am in the water?
— Wet Wayne, Sherman Oaks, Calif.

A. Dude, don’t wear your clothes in the water! Now, if you’re talking about keeping the clothes inside your pack dry while you’re on a canoe outing or some such, a dry bag is what you need. These waterproof bags usually have a roll-top closure that will keep the stuff inside dry even if they’re floating down the river. Most dry bags range from about $10 to $75 depending on size, thickness and durability. Look for quality dry bags from brands like Sea to Summit and SealLine.

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3 Comments on How to keep clothes dry on the water?

  1. the genius // July 29, 2013 at 6:55 pm // Reply

    if you have a Big Agnes sleeping pad get a Big Agnes pump it acts as a shower, dry sack and compression sack plus its waterproof and lightweght

  2. Roll the clothes up tightly and put them in multible ziplock bags.

  3. Put them in a water prof bag.

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