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  • Polyester/nylon microfiber blend offers superb softness on the face, hands and body
  • Fabric absorbs 4 times its weight in water and continues to absorb even when wet; plus, it's easy to wring out the majority of absorbed water for quick drying
  • Special antimicrobial treatment helps reduce unpleasant odors
  • Hang the PackTowl Personal towel out to dry with the attached snap loop
  • Towel folds into the included pouch for travel and storage

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Specs

Best Use Multisport
Material(s) 85% polyester/15% nylon
Quick Drying Yes
Dimensions
S
14 x 10 in.
M
Not sold
L
36 x 16.5 in.
XL
54 x 25 in.
XXL
59 x 36 in.
Beach
59 x 36 in.
Body
54 x 25 in.
Face
14 x 10 in.
Hand
36 x 16.5 in.
Weight
S
0.7 oz. ounces
M
Not sold ounces
L
2.9 oz. ounces
XL
6.4 oz. ounces
XXL
9.7 oz. ounces
Beach
9.7 oz. ounces
Body
6.4 oz. ounces
Face
0.7 oz. ounces
Hand
2.9 oz. ounces
Rated 1 out of 5 by from A paper towel works better This is essentially a piece of thin, stiff, non-absorbent construction paper. I bought it because I thought it was the same as my old MSR pack towel which, 10 years later, is still going strong. This towel is not absorbent, does not dry even after 12 hours or more, and does not wring out easily. As if that were not bad enough, if you wash it with other items, they may all turn the color of this towel, because it bleeds dye like crazy. You would be better off packing a paper towel on your next trip. I will be eagerly returning this ASAP. Thankfully REI has good customer service so it should not be a big hassle.
Date published: 2016-09-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hotpot ahead! Grab the PackTowel We recently returned from Iceland, staying in hostels and going swimming almost every day. PackTowels and face clothes were used one to three times a day. After 9 days they had not been washed and still were fresh. We have been using PackTowels since they first came on the market. I was surprised by the number of tavelers in Iceland using this product.
Date published: 2013-08-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great for travel Lets be honest, I was skeptical about this one. I had one in the past and it was a lot like a car towel. But I have to say that this one is a great improvement over the last one! It doesn't feel like a normal towel, but for those of us limited on space, it fits the bill. I used it on a trip to Central America. Since I could only do laundry once a week the towel didn't smell and dried quickly.
Date published: 2013-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love these towels! I love these towels! If you are looking for a thick, soft, luxurious, cozy towel to cuddle up in, this is NOT that product. It’s not to wear—it’s to dry you off. However, if you want to travel light and still have all the function of a regular cotton terry towel, but you need it to dry quickly, this is the solution. I bought the personal pack towel size first, and I liked it so much that I bought the XL to wrap around my body and to use as a beach towel. I always dry off at the gym showers, beach, or pool with the personal size towel. It is extremely absorbent and does the job very well. If it becomes soaked, you just wring it out, and it can continue to dry you even while wet. I stick the small towel in a plastic bag, and then I can use the bigger towel to wrap around my body (while walking from shower to locker) or to lounge on as a beach towel. I wash the towels by hand or machine, and they have never bled, even when I stuff them in a bag with my white athletic socks while wet. I hang them up to dry, and they dry quickly. Very functional for travel, camping, beach and gym.
Date published: 2014-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great pack towel I bought this for a geology (volcanology) trip and it performed excellent! It clings to water to dry your skin off so the towel may seam like it is sticking to you when in actuality it is absorbing all the water leaving your skin waterless.
Date published: 2014-05-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Item! I took this on a backpacking trip to Thailand and I found it to be space saving with the pouch it comes with and very light instead of bringing a regular big towel itself that would take up a lot of space in my bag. I definitely would consider this item to anyone.
Date published: 2012-07-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Works amazing. It sticks to your body a lot when you are wet, but that is because of how absorbent it is. I love this. I always use it when I travel or hike to lakes and rivers. I use it when I swim at the gym and simply ring it out and it is ready to go.
Date published: 2013-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great I use this both at the campsite for scrubbing my hands/face with cool water, and/or wiping cookware dry. It doesnt hold food or other debris and rinses easily and dries quickly. I will sometimes hang a smaller wash cloth version from my pack when hiking to let it dry after use, as well as wipe sweat from my eyes. Very light and durable.
Date published: 2014-01-30
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What makes this towel antimicrobial? Silver? Microban/Triclosan? Something else?

Asked by: Session
PackTowl uses a proprietary wash-in antimicrobial treatment. The treatment will last through 25-30 washes.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2017-04-14

Would this work well as a yoga mat towel?

Asked by: Ateleob84
The Personal Towel works very well as a yoga mat towel.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2016-07-22

How do I have to wash my pack towl? Best regards Wolle

Asked by: Wolle
Machine or hand wash in warm water, hang to dry or tumble dry.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2017-05-03

What size towel would be appropriate for overnite in a refugio that has a shower

Asked by: trektaylor
The XL in the PackTowl Personal Towel would be a good choice.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2015-09-20
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