Eight Overlooked Essentials Every Thru-Hiker And Backpacker Should Carry
4. Spare Laces
At around 50g per pair, this entry is really a no-brainer. Not only can they spare the trekker the frustration of hiking with a loose boot or trying to fix frayed or broken laces, but be put to a variety of other uses too, such as fixing guy lines on your tent, hanging clothes to dry or replacing broken straps, belts and ties on your tent or backpack.