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Creative ways to backpack with booze

By: Laura Moss on May 27, 2011, 12:15 p.m.
bottles of beer cooling off in stream

Photo: Andre Charland/Flickr

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Perfectly chilled

How do you get your beer or wine cold once you reach your campsite? If you're near a creek or river, simply submerge them in the water — but be sure to secure them or you just lugged all that extra weight for nothing. And if you're camping in the winter, put that snow to good use.