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Why Should You Carry The 10 Essentials During a Trail Race?
The (Ten) Essentials you should ALWAYS carry
Why does a plastic bag/poncho keep me warm in the outdoors?
Plastic such as a garbage bag or poncho is a really efficient and lightweight way to stay warm and avoid hypothermia. Hence it's long been known as an easy tool in an essentials kit.
Plastic gloves (such as medical gloves) are also excellent at keeping your hands warm, which is why they are also in the EMELEE Essentials kit.
But why does plastic work so well? and why then do we spend a lot of money on expensive Gore-Tex jackets when we could just wear plastic?