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    Winter Gear Shakedown

    I say a beanie is a must, and in winter a poncho is not very effective.
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    Altra Lone Peaks, durability?

    Finished the cf in them, from Pamplona to santiago. Made it in one pair, now they are done.
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    Time to buy new Altras

    I am in the middle of the camino Frances rigjt know, with a pair of low altras 4.o. I am so so happy with them. No foot issues at all so far, I feel great!!!!
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    Flying with poles in carryon.

    Hi booklady I don't have an answer to yr question, except to say I am also leaving soon for my 1st Camino and all the info I am getting is you can't take them in carry on. When are you leaving? Are you doing the C. Frances? Maybe see you on the walk! Good luck!!
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    Sleeping bag in May?

    That sounds so good, thanks so much, I appreciate your response, sounds like you had a fabulous time!
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    Sleeping bag in May?

    Wow, really? Now you will make me change my mind again, because i am actually chomping at the bit to start walking.... however, someone else sent me a reply, stating many cafes are closed and I should carry my own food, was that yiur experience, too? During which month did you walk?
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    To Take Gear From Home Or Not.

    Thanks very much!
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    Sleeping bag in May?

    Yes, thank a lot! So much good info, I feel ready! Thanks again.
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    Sleeping bag in May?

    To all you kind people Thank you very much for your replies, I feel like i have all the info I need now. Merino seems to be the way to go, and May can still be cold enough for a sleeping bag! Yeah, I can't wait!!!
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    To Take Gear From Home Or Not.

    Oh, ok, Thanks! What is the adress?
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    Sleeping bag in May?

    Hi dear forum Originally, as in a month ago, I planned to walk the Camino in February. (I had just read "a walk in the woods", a book about walking the 2000 mile Appalachian trail with a 40 pound backpack, camping in snowstorms, possible bear attacks...) it made the camino sound easy! .I am...
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    To Take Gear From Home Or Not.

    What is Ivars postal service?