Superabsorbent, multipurpose, wickable, and machine washable. Lightload Towels are perfect for outdoor activities such as hiking, biking or general travel. Small enough to fit in your back pocket, yet large enough to cut 1 towel into two 12 x 12 inch pieces. While in its original packaging, it measures a mere 1.75 x 0.5 inches! Lightload Travel Towels have thousands of uses unlike any other product. Also known as 'a cool tool' lightloads are essential for everyone's survival kit. Use them as fire starters, wind scarves, insulation, bug repellent, sun bloc, strainers, masks and much more. With emergency preparedness in mind people include them in first aid kits, toiletry kits, camping equipment, hunting gear, hiking gear, RV's, boats and cars.