This backpack can be used in an emergency situation when you might have to leave your car to go for help or can be a spur of the moment decision to go for a hike at that beautiful overlook you hadn't expected. There are only 2 items required to make a useful and quick backpack to carry your water bottle, lunch, jacket and whatever you might want to take alone.
1. Extra pants
2. Parachute cord or string.
Cut the cord into three pieces. Two about 12 inches and one about 3 feet. Tie each pant leg at the bottom about three inches from the hem. Tie them pretty tight.