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Re: [at-l] Leave your soap behind?



David F. Addleton wrote:
> 
> How many folks take soap with them on the trail? (I still carry a tiny
> bottle of the stuff.) But I ran across this article at the BBC's website
> which could give new meaning to the LNT ethic!
> 
> Friday, August 6, 1999 Published at 15:58 GMT 16:58 UK
> 
> Sci/Tech
> 
> Clean and easy
> 
> We take soap for granted
> 
> By Pauline Newman of BBC Science
> You take the greasy animal fat from the bottom of a cooking pan. You add
> the grimy wood ash from the fire below. You mix them together and use the
> resulting goo to clean yourself.
> 

Esbits, of course, don't leave any ash. Also why waste the fat calories.
So much for trimming the pack.

Turtle
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