Camping - Longer Lasting Ice

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Monday, October 25, 2010

by Bypass



Block ice lasts longer than cube ice. But the commercially available block ice might be too large or cumbersome for your cooler. The solution: Make your own longer lasting ice. The trick is to choose a container that has tapered sides. This will ease getting the ice out. Also, using a flexible plastic container helps too. Containers that have worked for me are Cool Whip containers, some Tupperware containers, and plastic souvenir cups. I suggest start making your ice at least three days before your trip.