Camino Tip 41: Take along a small lock

Camino Tips 41Carry a small combination lock. It only weighs a few ounces, but can prevent loss of your valuables.

You can use the lock to

  • Ensure your backpack stays closed while traveling
  • Secure your belongings in an albergue locker
  • As a carabiner to tie things to your pack
  • In the shower to hang your clothes bag
  • Secure your water bottle to your pack
  • Tie your pack to a fence or chair when you quickly run into a cafe in larger city

Can you think of other uses? Leave a comment.

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